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‘This has become a trend': Swedish police speak out over spike in gang bombings

1 month ago   |   By RT

In a break from the government line which had sought to downplay gang violence, Sweden's Police Commissioner Anders Thornberg admitted there is “no equivalent internationally” to the recent massive increase in bomb attacks.
“I understand that many people are worried about what is happening, there's a sense that the criminals' vendettas are creeping closer to the general public,” Thornberg said, during a press conference Wednesday.
Just this past week, a bomb exploded in a Malmo apartment complex, another device blew up on a balcony in Hassleholm and explosives were found outside a shopping...
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‘Benson,' ‘Star Trek' actor René Auberjonois dead at 79

‘Benson,' ‘Star Trek' actor René Auberjonois dead at 79

LOS ANGELES - René Auberjonois, a prolific actor best known for his roles on the television shows “Benson” and “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and his part in the 1970 film... Read more ...

Federal workers to get 12 weeks of paid parental leave, Schumer says

Federal workers to get 12 weeks of paid parental leave, Schumer says

Under the current federal law, civilian workers are eligible for 12 weeks of unpaid leave. Read more ...

Caroll Spinney, voice of Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the...

Caroll Spinney, voice of Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, dies

Caroll Spinney, the person who voiced Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, has died. Read more ...

No. 3 Clemson set to play No. 2 Ohio State in College Football Playoff's...

No. 3 Clemson set to play No. 2 Ohio State in College Football Playoff's Fiesta Bowl

No. 3 Clemson set to play No. 2 Ohio State in Fiesta Bowl Read more ...

Sailors killed at Pensacola Navy base saved lives when they ran toward...

Sailors killed at Pensacola Navy base saved lives when they ran toward gunman, officials say

Three U.S. Navy sailors were killed when they "didn't run from danger," U.S. Navy officials said. Read more ...

Caroll Spinney, Who Played Big Bird And Oscar On 'Sesame Street,' Dies At 85

Caroll Spinney, Who Played Big Bird And Oscar On 'Sesame Street,' Dies At 85

The actor and puppeteer performed on the popular TV show from its very first episode in 1969 until his retirement last year. (Image credit: Evan Agostini/Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Read more ...

Ravens clinch AFC playoff berth with 24-17 win over Bills

Ravens clinch AFC playoff berth with 24-17 win over Bills

Lamar Jackson threw three touchdown passes and the Baltimore Ravens became the AFC's first team to clinch a playoff berth following a 24-17 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Read more ...

John Kerry joins Joe Biden on campaign trail in New Hampshire

John Kerry joins Joe Biden on campaign trail in New Hampshire

The former Massachusetts senator and U.S. Secretary of State endorsed the former vice president on Thursday, calling him uniquely qualified to beat President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Schiff's report is 100% empty when it comes to evidence

Schiff's report is 100% empty when it comes to evidence

House Democrats are stampeding to impeach President Trump without evidence of any crime. On Monday, Dems will make their case based on Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam... Read more ...

Seahawks vs. Rams prediction, line: Taking Los Angeles is sharp pick

Seahawks vs. Rams prediction, line: Taking Los Angeles is sharp pick

The Seahawks now find themselves essentially alone in first place in the NFC West for the first time this season. Seattle is 10-2 yet only has a plus-36 point differential in... Read more ...