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South Africa «coup plotter» granted bail

A South African court Monday granted bail to a man charged with conspiracy to assassinate top politicians including President Jacob Zuma in an apparent bid to enforce a change of government.

After bloody year, Chicago looks to tougher gun laws

On a recent evening on Chicago's southwest side, an all-too-familiar scene unfolds: within sight of the Windy City's iconic downtown high-rises, dozens of police officers swarm. A 21-year-old man has been shot outside his home.

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Dallas, dozens of police pay tribute to colleagues killed

Dozens of Dallas police have gathered to lay flowers and pay tribute to their five colleagues killed by a commando of four snipers (3 arrested and one killed by police), during a demonstration against African-American abuse of law enforcement.

Pistorius under house arrest after release from jail

Disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius spent his first day out of jail on Tuesday at his uncle's home in Pretoria where he will serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest for killing his girlfriend.

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