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Perpetual Terrorist 'Victim' Really Just a Con Artist

But he's not the one putting his own picture up after each terrorist attack

(Newser) - He's gone missing in the Istanbul airport attack and the May EgyptAir crash , as well as been named a victim of the Pulse Orlando shooting and as an official who ordered police to shoot at a group of Mexican protesters in June, but who "he" is remains a... More »

Kissing Couple Explain 'Beautiful' Embrace

Scott Jones was comforting Alex Thomas after she fell

(Newser) - Vancouver's famous kissing couple has come forward to explain their famous embrace amid the riots . Australia's Scott Jones and Canadian girlfriend Alex Thomas tell CBC they got caught up in a crowd running from advancing police when Thomas fell. "Tripped up? I'm not sure," she... More »

Kissing Couple Identified From Vancouver Riots

Australian Scott Jones was comforting girlfriend Alexandra Thomas

(Newser) - That didn't take long: The couple kissing in what is fast becoming an iconic photo from the Vancouver riots has been identified as Scott Jones, a 29-year-old Australia native, and his Canadian girlfriend, Alexandra Thomas. Jones' father explains to the Toronto Star what happened: “She had actually been... More »

What's With That Riot Kiss?

Time stood still for couple in apparent lovers' embrace amid chaos

(Newser) - The earth moved for two apparent Vancouver lovers, but it wasn't because of the riots. Though the city went completely bonkers when the Canucks lost the Stanley Cup, the two were captured in a photo locked in "The Kiss" that has captivated the public. Bizarrely, the pair's... More »

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