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France Protests Over Police Rape Allegation Turn Fiery

Public outcry shows no sign of letting up in case of 'Theo'

(Newser) - After more than a week of protests over a young Frenchman's allegation that police raped him with a baton during a routine stop, the demonstrations in a Paris suburb turned violent overnight, reports NBC News . "Several vehicles, including a media truck, were set on fire and police officers... More »

110 Pounds of Cocaine Vanishes From Police HQ

Investigation underway to track down $3.3M worth of coke in Paris

(Newser) - Even Inspector Clouseau could figure out that someone messed up at Paris police headquarters. More than 110 pounds of cocaine—worth about $3.3 million—had been seized over the summer in raids and was assumed to still be stacked up behind a specially fortified door at HQ—until someone... More »

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