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A group calling itself the Cheollima Civil Defense (CCD) says it was behind a raid on a North Korean embassy in the Spanish capital of…View More Who was behind North Korean embassy raid?
A Rhode Island man reportedly passed out in court on Friday upon learning that he’d been sentenced to 260 years behind bars. (Rhode Island State…View More Convicted pedophile passes out after getting sentenced to 260 years behind bars: report