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This Guy Ran Back to His Burning Car to Light a Cig and Singed His Eyebrows
He was later charged with a DUI.
Turkey's ruling and opposition parties staged a huge post-coup rally Sunday
The rally came as rights group Amnesty International said it had received credible evidence of detainees being subjected to beatings and torture, including rape, since the coup attempt.
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Erdogan Expected to Tighten Grip on Turkey After Party's Unexpectedly Decisive Victory
Turkey’s increasingly authoritarian president and his ruling party won enough seats to form a comfortable majority in the country’s parliament in a snap election on Sunday.
Erdogan and His Party On Course for Huge Victory in Pivotal Turkish Election
Early results from Turkey’s second general election in less than six months suggest a major surge in support for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling party.
Erdogan Sworn In as Turkey's New President
After leading the government for 11 years as prime minister, Erdogan has signaled that his presidency will mark the next stage of his plans for the country.
Bad Cop Blotter
Can We Please Fire Police Officers Who Knock Down Dudes in Wheelchairs? Please?
The police chief of Lafayette, Indiana, wanted to get rid of Tom Davidson after the cop pushed over a 25-year-old man's wheelchair, but a review board said no dice.
California Cops Are Using the Homeless for Hands-On Training
The homeless say they're given an ultimatum: be arrested or participate in the program. Officers deny that the homeless are given a choice and say that they're booked even if they do participate.
Turkey's Weirdest Mayor Won't Be Distracted By Electoral Fraud Allegations
Ankara's Melih Gökcek is known for mega-projects — like a canal to nowhere. He says he won Sunday's election, the opposition don't agree.
Thousands of Turks Protest Against ‘Dubious Election’ Results
Erdogan’s party's questionable victory was deeply disappointing to many who had rallied against him in recent weeks.
Turkey's Election Day Was a Snapshot of a Torn Nation
Local elections are boring things concerned with mundane matters. But on Sunday, Turkey's became riveting front page news.