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Man arrested after jogger pushed woman in path of London bus

Man arrested after jogger pushed woman in path of London bus

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British police searching for a jogger who knocked a woman into the path of a London bus arrested a man Thursday. London's Metropolitan Police force said the 50-year-old was arrested at a home in the Chelsea area of the city on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. He was later released pending further inquiries. Earlier this week, police released surveillance camera footage of the May 5 incident on Putney Bridge. It shows a jogger in shorts and T-shirt banging into a pedestrian, who tumbles in front of a double-decker bus. The bus stops just before hitting the woman, who suffered minor injuries. Police said Thursday's arrest followed a "good response" from the public to the video. The arrested man hasn't been charged and his name hasn't been released. ——— This story has been correcte
8 arrested in beating death of American college graduate in Greece

8 arrested in beating death of American college graduate in Greece

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An American tourist was beaten to death on Friday after a fight erupted at a bar on an island in Greece, and at least eight people have been arrested in connection with his killing, according to local police. Bakari Henderson, a 22-year-old recent graduate of the University of Arizona, was at a bar on the Greek island of Zakynthos when a fight broke out with another group of people on Friday around 3 a.m. local time, according to police there. The fight escalated into a brawl and Henderson was battered to death in the street, police said. Further details on the clash were not immediately clear, but police said it involved two groups of people. Pavlos Kolokotsas, the mayor of Zakynthos, told ABC News that both groups involved had been drinking extensively. The investigation into the in...
Rebel leader Navalny, hundreds arrested in Russia Day protests

Rebel leader Navalny, hundreds arrested in Russia Day protests

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June 12 (UPI) -- Russian police arrested opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday after he urged tens of thousands of protesters to publicly support his plan against President Vladimir Putin and corruption in the Kremlin.Police arrested Navalny outside his apartment for spurring protesters to gather on unapproved streets in central Moscow for the demonstration, The Washington Post reported.Hundreds of protesters were ultimately arrested as more than 100 other demonstrations emerged across Russia on Monday -- the largest anti-government showing the eastern European country has seen in years. Navalny's rally was larger than one he organized in March.Russia's state-run Sputnik news agency said officials rejected applications for protest venues because events celebrating Russia Day were alre...