Man killed during NSA shooting had criminal record, court documents show

Ricky Shawatza Hall was killed on Monday after the NSA said he failed to obey orders to drive away from a heavily guarded gate leading to agency headquarters

Court documents show that a man killed during a violent encounter at the National Security Agency had a history of theft and assault, and was mistaken at least once for being a woman.

The FBI has identified Ricky Shawatza Hall as the person who was killed on Monday after the NSA said he failed to obey orders to drive away from a heavily guarded gate leading into the highly secure NSA campus. An NSA police officer was treated for minor injuries and released.

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German policeman convicted of killing man from cannibalism website

Detlev G sentenced to more than eight years in prison for murdering 59-year-old businessman

A German police officer has been found guilty of murdering a man he met in an internet forum devoted to cannibalism.

The German news agency DPA reported that the regional court in the eastern city of Dresden sentenced the man to eight years and six months in prison. Judges concluded that Detlev G, whose last name hasn’t been released, killed a 59-year-old businessman from Hannover in November 2013.

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Easter bonnets: your photos and videos

Are you planning on attending the Easter Parade in New York or creating your own Easter bonnets? Share your pictures with us

On Easter Sunday in New York, people will attend the annual Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival. If you’re taking part, we’d love to see your photos and videos. Are you making your own bonnets and costumes? Wherever you are in the world we’d like to see your Easter bonnet creations.

You can share your Easter parade and bonnet photos and videos with us by clicking on the blue ‘Contribute’ buttons. Or if you’re contributing while the parade is taking place you can download the GuardianWitness app. We will feature a selection of the best contributions on the site.

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Tim Carmody should respond to criticisms, says top Queensland lawyer

Terry O’Gorman asks chief justice not to ‘join and leave’ debate about his position on his own terms and to respond to claims he called his fellow judges ‘snakes’ and ‘scum’

A veteran Queensland lawyer has called on chief justice Tim Carmody not to “join and leave” the public debate about his position on his own terms, and to answer serious criticisms from his peers.

Terry O’Gorman, the Queensland Council for Civil Liberties vice president, has asked Carmody to respond directly to claims he called his fellow judges “snakes” and “scum” and encountered their universal opposition when he sacked the respected senior judge who organises court work schedules.

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