Daily Archives: September 15, 2017

Texas DPS: Trooper rude to Bland, did not follow procedures

A state investigation of a white state trooper’s actions in the arrest of Sandra Bland, a black motorist who later died in custody, found that the trooper was rude toward Bland and failed to follow standard procedures in his handling of the woman. Continue reading

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China punishes 31 for deadly construction accident

China has ordered 31 people to be placed under “coercive measures” for a collapse last year at a construction site that killed 73 people, the state news agency reported Saturday. Continue reading

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St. Louis protesters break windows at home of city’s mayor after cop’s acquittal

Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white police officer in the shooting death of a black man turned violent late Friday, as about 1,000 demonstrators surrounded the home of the city’s mayor. Continue reading

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UN chief to urge world leaders to prevent sexual abuse

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has invited world leaders to a special event Monday on preventing sexual exploitation and abuse — an issue that has left a black mark on the U.N.’s far-flung peacekeeping operations and persists despite U.N. vows to combat the scourge. Continue reading

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Video captures Texas man allegedly abandoning dog

A Texas man was reportedly captured on video on Monday abandoning a 1-year-old dog on the side of a road in southern Dallas, The Houston Chronicle reported. Continue reading

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The Latest: Norma becomes a hurricane over Pacific

The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Tropical Storm Norma has strengthened into a hurricane over the Pacific Ocean on a route that should take it to the Los Cabos resorts at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula by l… Continue reading

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To fight wildlife crime, experts say ‘follow the money’

In most cases, the conviction of a Thai man trafficking rhino horns through a bizarre scheme that involved hiring prostitutes to pose as trophy hunters would have marked the end of the story. Continue reading

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Substitute teacher arrested for inappropriate contact with students in NC, reports say

Substitute teacher arrested for inappropriate contact with students in NC, reports say

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Haley: ‘No problem’ letting Mattis deal with N. Korea – OPINION: North Korea — either China helps, or all bets are off

Haley: ‘No problem’ letting Mattis deal with N. Korea – OPINION: North Korea — either China helps, or all bets are off

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‘There would’ve been violence’ without them: Ben Shapiro praises cops after Berkeley speech

‘There would’ve been violence’ without them: Ben Shapiro praises cops after Berkeley speech

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Trump piles on ESPN over controversy – WATCH: Sanders spars with press over ‘hypocritical’ ESPN & Jemele Hill – Fired tennis reporter talks ESPN going political

Trump piles on ESPN over controversy – WATCH: Sanders spars with press over ‘hypocritical’ ESPN & Jemele Hill – Fired tennis reporter talks ESPN going political

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SESSIONS’ HUMILIATION Rep. Waters: AG should know how blacks feel

SESSIONS’ HUMILIATION Rep. Waters: AG should know how blacks feel

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‘PANDERING OF THE WORST KIND’ Cities across the country are allowing non-citizens to vote

‘PANDERING OF THE WORST KIND’ Cities across the country are allowing non-citizens to vote

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ST. LOUIS ON EDGE Protesters, police clash after cop acquitted

ST. LOUIS ON EDGE Protesters, police clash after cop acquitted

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Toddler found under couch suffocated, death ruled homicide

The suffocation death of a 1½-year-old girl, whose body was found underneath a couch in her suburban Chicago home after she’d been reported missing, has been ruled a homicide, a coroner’s office announced Friday. Continue reading

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The Latest: Murder suspect’s ankle monitor was removed

The Latest on a young immigrant charged with murder (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Federal immigration authorities say a suspect in the slaying of a popular San Francisco community activist had a monitoring device removed from his ankle four days after t… Continue reading

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Activist who vandalized Wall Street bull statue is arrested

An environmental activist who acknowledges dumping paint over Wall Street’s iconic “Charging Bull” statue has been arrested. Continue reading

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Harry Dean Stanton dead at 91

Harry Dean Stanton dead at 91

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Roman swords unearthed

Roman swords unearthed

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Guatemala Congress repeals bill that cut campaign penalties

Guatemalan lawmakers has repealed a recently passed bill that reduced the punishment for illegal campaign financing and set off a storm among government opponents who called it a major reversal in the fight against impunity. Continue reading

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