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Boy playing with fire destroys family home

A young Victorian family has lost everything in a house fire after a four-year-old boy lit a piece of paper on the stove. 

The mum and dad were cooking dinner at the Narina Way home, in Epping, last night when they stepped outside for a cigarette just after 10pm. 

That’s when their young son used the kitchen stove to light a piece of paper on fire.

 

Border inspector, former ICE agent face felony cases in California

A former Homeland Security Investigations special agent raped a woman twice, sexually assaulted another and told the victims police would never believe them if they reported him because of his law enforcement position, federal prosecutors alleged.

John Jacobs Olivas, 43, of Riverside, California, was arrested Wednesday and pleaded not guilty in 

a U.S. District Court hearing the same afternoon. The crimes took place in 2012, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles.

 
 

A federal grand jury indictment alleges that Olivas, who resigned in 2015, raped a victim twice, in September 2012 and November 2012, and tried to rape another in January 2012. The document alleges he told the second victim that “police would not be responsive” if she tried to report him.

Facebook Fueled Anti-Refugee Attacks in Germany, New Research Suggests

ALTENA, Germany — When you ask locals why Dirk Denkhaus, a young firefighter trainee who had been considered neither dangerous nor political, broke into the attic of a refugee group house and tried to set it on fire, they will list the familiar issues.

This small riverside town is shrinking and its economy declining, they say, leaving young people bored and disillusioned. Though most here supported the mayor’s decision to accept an extra allotment of refugees, some found the influx disorienting. Fringe politics are on the rise.