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Old 29.06.2017, 17:40
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Just not in the way they planned to.
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Old 01.07.2017, 14:42
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Night club in Arkansas.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40467522

Doesn't look like they actually managed to kill anyone this time.
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Old 18.07.2017, 14:32
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Lachen SZ

A 49 old Swiss was arrested this morning. During the night he fired shots out of his window on parked cars. Nobody was hurt.

http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/panorama...story/29421176
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Old 18.07.2017, 14:39
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Lachen SZ

A 49 old Swiss was arrested this morning. During the night he fired shots out of his window on parked cars. Nobody was hurt.

http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/panorama...story/29421176
..what about the one in Zurich the other day, or the one in Mallorca?
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Old 18.07.2017, 14:49
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

Minneapolis.

Black cop named Mohamed shoots blond, blue-eyed Australian who had called the cops and went to talk to them when they showed up.

This can't end well.

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Old 18.07.2017, 16:00
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..what about the one in Zurich the other day, or the one in Mallorca?
You tell me

Here the Zurich case.

Saturday late evening, just before midnight a man fired a gun after an argument near Badenerstrasse/Langstrasse.
The man, a 58 year old Swiss, was arrested Monday morning.

https://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/pd/de/i...genaufruf.html
https://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/pd/de/i...erhaftet-.html
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Old 18.07.2017, 17:08
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Minneapolis.

Black cop named Mohamed shoots blond, blue-eyed Australian who had called the cops and went to talk to them when they showed up.

This can't end well.

Tom
Nope. Also they did not have their body cameras switched on She was an unarmed meditation teacher who rang to say that she'd heard a woman screaming nearby. The cop who shot her is a Somali. I suspect that he may not get off as lightly as some of his colleagues have recently.
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Old 18.07.2017, 17:11
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You tell me
Thing is, Euro shooting incidents tend to get an ephemeral glimpse in newspaper reportings.
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Old 18.07.2017, 17:13
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Nope. Also they did not have their body cameras switched on She was an unarmed meditation teacher who rang to say that she'd heard a woman screaming nearby. The cop who shot her is a Somali. I suspect that he may not get off as lightly as some of his colleagues have recently.
Moral is do not call the cops in the US; simply run away!
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Old 18.07.2017, 17:17
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Moral is do not call the cops in the US; simply run away!
Nonsense, the U.S. police force are some of the of the most dedicated and helpful individuals who go beyond their call to assist, regardless of the possible circumstances and outcome of a situation.
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Old 18.07.2017, 17:22
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Thing is, Euro shooting incidents tend to get an ephemeral glimpse in newspaper reportings.
On balance, though, journalism on this side of the pond doesn't have the off-its-face sensationalism (unless you are looking at some of the arse-wipe tabloids) as the US news outlets do.

Violent crime is indeed reported but without all the bells and whistles puffery.
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Old 18.07.2017, 17:30
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On balance, though, journalism on this side of the pond doesn't have the off-its-face sensationalism (unless you are looking at some of the arse-wipe tabloids) as the US news outlets do.

Violent crime is indeed reported but without all the bells and whistles puffery.
Hardly. The news outlets in Switzerland are a pathetic excuse for journalism. There are almost daily factual errors in their reportings and most of their "articles" are just simple click bait. Furthermore, most Swiss newspapers purchase their international news from various incumbent news sources...thus, anything domestic is bound to be under-reported because of the complete lack and professionalism of real journalists and therefore, you won't hear about an incident until much later than it had occurred.
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Old 18.07.2017, 18:02
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Nope. Also they did not have their body cameras switched on She was an unarmed meditation teacher who rang to say that she'd heard a woman screaming nearby. The cop who shot her is a Somali. I suspect that he may not get off as lightly as some of his colleagues have recently.
Are the cops hiring Somalis these days?

I would have thought a minimal condition would be to be a US citizen?
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Old 18.07.2017, 18:06
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Hardly. The news outlets in Switzerland are a pathetic excuse for journalism. There are almost daily factual errors in their reportings and most of their "articles" are just simple click bait. Furthermore, most Swiss newspapers purchase their international news from various incumbent news sources...thus, anything domestic is bound to be under-reported because of the complete lack and professionalism of real journalists and therefore, you won't hear about an incident until much later than it had occurred.
If you're getting your news from 20 Minuten or The Local or siwssinfo, I agree.

However, there are also some vary serious journalists. Ever tried reading NZZ? Some pretty heavy between the lines messaging in some of their articles, especially the political ones. Much heavier than for example in Germany, where even the serious press doesn't like to rock the boat too much.
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If you're getting your news from 20 Minuten or The Local or siwssinfo, I agree.

However, there are also some vary serious journalists. Ever tried reading NZZ? Some pretty heavy between the lines messaging in some of their articles, especially the political ones. Much heavier than for example in Germany, where even the serious press doesn't like to rock the boat too much.
Yes, I've read the NZZ before. I don't read political news all too often, therefore I cannot comment on that. However, regular reporting and page filling nonsense is also prevalent there, as they almost always get their material from the same source.
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Are the cops hiring Somalis these days?

I would have thought a minimal condition would be to be a US citizen?
Minneapolis outsourced their policing. These guys were already taken by Detroit:

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Old 18.07.2017, 20:05
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Nope. Also they did not have their body cameras switched on She was an unarmed meditation teacher who rang to say that she'd heard a woman screaming nearby. The cop who shot her is a Somali. I suspect that he may not get off as lightly as some of his colleagues have recently.
From what I read, the police were sitting in their squad car. There wouldn't be a reason to turn on the camera until they got out. It sounds like the cop in the passenger seat shot her through the window as she stood outside the driver's side. It's a wonder he didn't shoot his colleague too.
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

In the USA they shoot first and ask questions later.
Its a third world going fourth country
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From what I read, the police were sitting in their squad car. There wouldn't be a reason to turn on the camera until they got out. It sounds like the cop in the passenger seat shot her through the window as she stood outside the driver's side. It's a wonder he didn't shoot his colleague too.
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Old 24.07.2017, 13:14
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In Schaffhausen. This doesn't sound good. No details yet (at all) -- not even sure if it's a shooting.
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Old 24.07.2017, 13:27
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In Schaffhausen. This doesn't sound good. No details yet (at all) -- not even sure if it's a shooting.
Chainsaw attack is what is being reported
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