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Day: September 19, 2017

Met Police may press manslaughter charges Grenfell Tower fire which could see individuals jailed
ENGLISH, London

Met Police may press manslaughter charges Grenfell Tower fire which could see individuals jailed

    Met Police may press manslaughter charges, which could see individuals jailed Police investigating the Grenfell Tower fire say they may press individual manslaughter charges which could see those responsible for the disaster jailed. Corporate manslaughter charges may also be looked at, police previously said. Officers are also probing eight cases of fraud involving people who claimed money after the disaster and four possible thefts from flats on the lower levels of the Tower while it was under 24-hour security, according to a spokesperson. Met Police may press manslaughter charges, which could see individuals jailed Police now believe that the death toll from the blaze on 14 June could be slightly lower than the current estimate of around 80.
Bomb disposal squad rushes to M1 after suspicious package found under bridge
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Bomb disposal squad rushes to M1 after suspicious package found under bridge

    A bomb disposal squad was called to the M1 after a suspicious object was found under a motorway bridge. The road is closed in both directions between junctions 14 and 15 in Buckinghamshire - and police are urging motorists to stay away. One Twitter user said the lockdown was caused by a smoking package containing yellow bubbling liquid. There are reports a controlled explosion was carried out by emergency services, but this has not been confirmed by police. Motorists said they had been sitting in queues for four-and-a-half hours - and some even started playing football to pass the time. 
In a statement, Thames Valley Police said: We are urging the public to avoid the M1 as we are currently dealing with a report of a suspicious object. It was found underneath one of the mo...
Sick paedophile Yohann posed as Justin Bieber look alike to get young girls images over webcams
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Sick paedophile Yohann posed as Justin Bieber look alike to get young girls images over webcams

    A calculating sex predator posed as a Justin Bieber lookalike online to lure schoolgirls into sending him indecent images over webcams. Yohann Ramchelawon, 30, was brought to justice thanks to the courage of a 12-year-old schoolgirl from Greater Manchester. She told police that someone she believed was a boy called Ryan Smith had asked her during an online chat to send him naked pictures. It emerged that Ramchelawon concealed his true identity behind a photo of a teenage boy he took from the internet. He also used bogus social media profiles, in which he claimed to be a lookalike of the pop star, as well as many aliases to groom children across the country. Invision The NSPCC said the disturbing case was a ‘stark reminder’ of the dangers of sexual predators on social media...
US opens first military base in Israel
Arab world, ENGLISH

US opens first military base in Israel

    Israel and the US inaugurated the first American military base on Israeli soil on Monday, which will serve dozens of soldiers operating a missile defence system. The move comes at a time of growing Israeli concerns about archenemy Iran’s development of long-range missiles. Together with the US, Israel has developed a multilayered system of defenses against everything from long-range guided missile attacks from Iran to crude rockets fired from Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, reports the Associated Press. The base’s opening is largely symbolic and isn’t expected to bring operational changes. But the Israeli military says that along with other measures, it sends a message of readiness to Israel’s enemies. It’s a message that says Israel is better prepared. It’s a message that say...
PM Sheikh Hasina reaffirms Bangladesh’s commitment to end sexual abuse of peacekeepers
America, ENGLISH

PM Sheikh Hasina reaffirms Bangladesh’s commitment to end sexual abuse of peacekeepers

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated Bangladesh’s firm commitment to the UN secretary general’s noble initiative to eradicate sexual violence and abuse of peacekeepers, declaring a pledge of $100,000 token contribution to the victim support fund, reports BSS. As a major troop and police contributing country in the UN peacekeeping, we attach high importance to the issue of sexual exploitation and abuse. In this context, our approach is zero tolerance to the allegations of sexual violence by the peacekeepers, she said. The prime minister said this in a statement at a high-level meeting on ‘Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse’ at Trusteeship Council Chamber at the UN Headquarters here on Monday. Appreciating the UN secretary general’s initiatives for taking lea...