The Daily Populous

Saturday June 4th, 2022 evening edition

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The men, aged between 45-53, were affiliated with far-right neo-Nazi groups and had intended on "hunting Jews" during a soccer match in Strasbourg, she said.

During the arrest, French police seized 18 legal and 23 illegal guns and some 120,000 bullets, as well as neo-Nazi literature, the prosecutor said.

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They were arrested before they managed to carry out the attack.

Reports of antisemitic incidents in France increased by 75% in 2021, according to the Jewish Community Security Service, the French Jewish community’s main watchdog group.

SPCJ recorded 589 hate crimes against Jews last year, including a 36% increase in physical assaults over 2020.

Incidents targeting people – as opposed to communal buildings and institutions – accounted for 45% of all incidents in 2021. »

Former police officer arrested outside US Capitol with ammunition, fake badge and body armor

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(CNN) The US Capitol Police on Friday charged a retired New York police officer with unlawful possession of high-capacity magazines and unregistered ammunition, according to the agency.

Felipe had parked his 2017 Dodge Challenger near the Capitol and allowed officers to search it, according to a USCP statement.

Officers found a "BB gun, two ballistic vests, several high capacity magazines, and other ammunition in the car," the statement said. »

Bowing to the Prince

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Over a year later, however, it appears that the president plans to travel to Saudi Arabia in the first Middle East visit of his presidency.

But the problem is not just that a presidential visit to Riyadh would so obviously illustrate a compromise on principles.

Any presidential visit to a foreign country is a high-stakes affair, and the stakes in Saudi Arabia could not be higher. »

Japanese man, 83, becomes oldest person to sail solo non-stop across Pacific

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Before he set off, Kenichi Horie said his only fear about sailing solo non-stop across the Pacific Ocean was his age.

But on Saturday, the 83-year-old – known as “Japan’s most famous yachtsman” – proved it was not an obstacle after all as he became the world’s oldest person to complete the challenge.

The first boat he used to cross the Pacific, the Mermaid, remains at the National Maritime Museum in California. »