Person found dead on Interstate 85 from apparent gunshot wound
A death is being investigated on Interstate 85, Gwinnett Police said Thursday morning, and is suspected to have been caused by a gunshot wound. The incident is blocking traffic on I-85 northbound just south of Jimmy Carter Boulevard, police said. The victim is a black female, police said in a tweet. They are not currently releasing her identity. They added the death does not appear to be a suicide, according to the medical examiner's office. ItThe incident is blocking traffic on I-85 northbound just south of Jimmy Carter Boulevard, police said.
People & Power . Iraqi protesters block major port near Basra as unrest continues. "In the eastern portion of Baghdad, the roads are an absolute mess. Protesters are blocking many major intersections, they are lighting tyres on fire making it difficult for people to get to work.
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"I'm sorry, I can't let you through without orders," said the Iraqi civilian manning the makeshift checkpoint, smirking at the befuddled policeman he had waved down in the capital Baghdad.
Iraq's prime minister agrees to resign, president says, after weeks of protests
Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi has agreed to resign after weeks of anti-government protests that led to hundreds of casualties, Iraq's president announced Thursday. © AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/AFP via Getty Images Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi speaks during a symbolic funeral ceremony in Baghdad on October 23, 2019 for Major General Ali al-Lami, a commander of the Iraqi Federal Police's Fourth Division, who was killed the previous day in Samarra in the province of Salahuddin, north of the Iraqi capital.
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Checkpoints are one way police catch drunk drivers, but if they are so effective, why do police publicize them before they set them up? That’s why when people read about the location of an upcoming checkpoint in the newspaper or somewhere online, they are understandably confused as
After a month of defying official curfews and road closures to protest, Iraqis have flipped the rule book.
One recent evening, police officers erected a row of concrete t-walls on the same street, sealing off access to Tahrir Square, ground zero for protests in the capital.
Demonstrators -- one riding a motorised red rickshaw known as a tuk-tuk -- sprung into action, chasing down the police.
The tuk-tuk came to a screeching halt in front of the truck, blocking its exit as young Iraqi men pressured officers to reopen the road to Tahrir.
Improbably, the officers relented, and the enormous truck reversed up the road to lift the barriers as the victorious tuk-tuk followed.
Exclusive: Iran intervenes to prevent ousting of Iraqi prime minister - sources
Exclusive: Iran intervenes to prevent ousting of Iraqi prime minister - sourcesPopulist Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr demanded this week that Abdul Mahdi call an early election to quell the biggest mass protests in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003. The demonstrations are fueled by anger at corruption and widespread economic hardship.
On Thursday night, Hong Kong protesters revelled in irreverence as they marched in a city-wide Halloween masquerade, dressing up in defaced masks of unpopular leaders in spite of the city's controversial mask ban.
Following the incident, police were given permission to carry pepper spray while off duty in addition to batons, according to public broadcaster RTHK. The Hong Kong police declined to respond to specific questions from Al Jazeera over their approach to the protests.
Protesters swiftly hung a sign nearby: "Re-opened by order of the people!"
TSA finds gun-shaped toilet paper roller in bag at airport
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An Iraqi border policeman looks through a pair of binoculars near the Iraqi -Syrian borders, file photo. Militants set up a fake checkpoint in western Iraq and ambushed a border police convoy, killing 14 and setting fire to the bodies of two of their victims afterwards.
Demonstrations broke out on October 1 in outrage over rampant corruption and unemployment. They were met with a violent crackdown that left dozens dead.
Since resuming later last month, the protests have shifted to campaigns of non-violent resistance.
- By order of the people! -
Across the country's south, Iraqis are carrying out sit-ins at schools, on highways and main bridges, and near government buildings.
"No country? No class!" is the new slogan for thousands of Iraqi university students and school children refusing to go back to class until they see sweeping reforms.
The teachers' syndicate has extended its strike, despite threats from officials that protesting students or staff would face legal consequences.
Most official administrations have been shut in large cities, with large banners also proclaiming the newfound authority: "Closed by order of the people!"
Iraqis pour into streets for biggest protest day since Saddam
Iraqis pour into streets for biggest protest day since SaddamProtests in which 250 people have died over the past month have accelerated dramatically in recent days, drawing huge crowds from across Iraq's sectarian and ethnic divides to reject the political parties in power since 2003.
This Iraqi family's fate was by no means unique. The war logs, seen by the Guardian, contain a horrific dossier of cases where US troops killed innocent civilians at A month after the Musayyib killing troops from the 1st Battalion 64th Armour were manning a cordon and search checkpoint in Baghdad.
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In Diwaniyah, 200 kilometres (130 miles) south of Baghdad, the government's provincial headquarters has literally become a dump.
The building has been shuttered since protesters stormed it last month, and now rubbish trucks and residents add daily to the growing piles of trash there.
And in Rumaitha, the southern town known for sparking Iraq's 1920 revolution against the British mandate, residents are giving the government a taste of its own medicine.
At the heart of a recent demonstration there, a protester grabbed a megaphone and cleared his throat.
"We are declaring a curfew on all government employees and vehicles, and the closing of all party headquarters!" he declared, as people cheered all around him.
Cities and towns across the south have imposed curfews in an attempt to clamp down on protests, but as the movement drags on, residents are increasingly ignoring the restrictions.
- Tables turned -
In Baghdad, the military announced last week it would begin imposing a nightly curfew from midnight until 6:00 AM.
That evening saw the largest protests yet in Tahrir, as streams of people defied the order and declared their opposition to the government.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ’sincerely’ apologizes for blocking ex-Brooklyn politician on Twitter, settles federal lawsuit
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday settled a lawsuit accusing her of violating the Constitution by blocking former Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind on Twitter, saying her heat of the moment social media decision was “wrong and improper.” Ocasio-Cortez, who was due to testify in Brooklyn federal court Tuesday as part of the high-profile lawsuit, issued a statement saying she had “reconsidered” the Twitter block.
16 (UPI) -- Iraqi authorities say gunmen opened fire on a police checkpoint in Anbar province Saturday, killing two officers and wounding two others. The attack occurred west of Baghdad in the town of Anna early in the morning, officials told CNN. The shooting occurred a few hours before a bombing
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They have remained camped in the square, setting up tents and occupying an 18-storey building long known as "the Turkish restaurant". Now it is called, among other names, "Revolution Mountain."
From there, young men watch the crowds gathering in Tahrir and along the key Al-Jumhuriyah bridge leading into the Green Zone.
Riot police have set up barricades along the bridge to keep protesters from entering the enclave, where government offices and embassies are located.
For those watching from above, their perch provided them a rare opportunity to monitor -- and mock -- security forces.
"Welcome to the morning shift!" they call out over loudspeakers to the fully-equipped police units below, before blaring Arabic love ballads typically heard on morning radio in Iraq.
Down below, protesters hand out fake Iraqi identity cards, where the nationality is listed as "Honorable Iraqi," and profession as "peaceful protester".
Beyond the jokes, the demonstrations have taken on a more serious tone in recent days. Groups hold discussions on politics and economics, even debating the constitution, article by article.
Some advocate for a return to a presidential system, others even say Iraq needs a dictator.
But they are united in condemning the current system.
"The competent people, they're over here in Tahrir -- not over there," one protester said, gesturing towards the Green Zone.
Seven suspects arrested for rebel attacks in Thailand's south .
Seven suspected rebels have been arrested in Thailand's violence-wracked south, authorities said Saturday, as a manhunt sweeps through remote villages for gunmen who killed 15 in an ambush considered the deadliest attack in the yearslong insurgency. Thailand's three southernmost provinces have been in the grip of a simmering 15-year conflict that has killed more than 7,000 people, the majority civilians, as Malay-Muslim militants fight for more autonomy from the Thai state.