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Reddit: Guns, beer and tobacco transactions now banned

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Official comments from Reddit on the announcement have been downvoted thousands of times Gun Deals, Beer Trade and Cigar Market are three of the latest communities to be banned by Reddit in a move to distance the social website from transactions of “illicit or strictly controlled” goods. Drugs, […]

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Spanish police break up Nigerian sex trafficking gang

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some of the women rescued were underage girls Spanish police have rescued 39 women and girls smuggled in from Nigeria and trafficked into sex work by a notorious Nigerian gang. Europol says the victims were kept in “squalid conditions in caves” and intimidated with voodoo threats. Gang members […]

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Hostages taken at French supermarket

[ad_1] A gunman is holding several people hostage in a supermarket in Trèbes, in the south of France. French media say the man had earlier fired shots at some policemen who were jogging, wounding one of them, but not critically. Police special forces have rushed to the Super U shop, near Carcassonne. A prosecutor says […]

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The Walking Dead's make-up man on the art of gore

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images If you’ve watched a horror film in the past 30 years, there’s a good chance Greg Nicotero is the man behind its goriest scenes. He’s produced prosthetic effects for hundreds of movies including Pulp Fiction, Hostel, Kill Bill and Sin City. Greg’s also an integral part of TV show The […]