Summary The sheer persistence of police killings of black youth contradicts the assumption that these are isolated aberrations. This use of the war on terror as a broad designation of the project of 21st-century western democracy has served as a justification of anti-Muslim racism; it has further legitimised the Israeli occupation of Palestine; it has redefined the repression of immigrants; and has indirectly led to the militarisation of local police departments throughout the country.
Summary He was arrested in Tijuana on March 31. The Marine reservist said he took a wrong turn and accidentally crossed border. Tahmooressi was held on weapons charges after his arrest March 31 at a checkpoint in Tijuana, Mexico.
Summary She died Friday at a hospital, a week after she was shot in her school cafeteria. "The Tulalip Tribes continue to offer up our condolences and prayers for the passing of Zoe Galasso and Gia Sariano, our hearts are heavy as we hear of the passing of Shaylee Chuckulnaskit," the Tribes said.
Summary NASA's administrator says death of pilot felt by all who devoted lives to exploration. The pilot who is hospitalized parachuted to the ground, Virgin Galactic said. It's unclear what the failure of the spaceplane will mean for the program.
Summary In Sudan -- as in several other Muslim-majority countries -- the punishment for converting from Islam is death. Born to a Muslim father who was completely absent from her upbringing, Ibrahim was raised by her Christian Orthodox mother as a Christian.
Summary Edward Melvin Henderson ran into the woods, his dog in hot pursuit. The dog wagged its tail excitedly; authorities saw the tail and arrested Henderson. The dog, Bo, was caught up in the incident when police executed a drug search warrant this week at the home of suspect Edward Melvin Henderson.
Summary Sammy Nestico is one of the most successful and recognizable figures in the jazz music world today. William has earned a B.A. in Music from the University of Connecticut, a M.A. in Jazz Trumpet Performance from Queens College (CUNY), and a M.M. in Studio Jazz Writing from the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, where he has been a HMI Fellow since 2012.
Summary Police: They had the right of way at a crosswalk. Halloween is one of the deadliest nights of the year because of the high number of drunken drivers and pedestrians on the road, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Summary The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night, but that result was hardly unexpected. After a couple blowout losses and a thinned out roster, the Lakers were projected to finish near the bottom of the Western Conference.
Summary American activist Sara Flounders says there are certain elements in the US military and corporate sector who are against Washington's efforts to resolve the nuclear issue with Iran. "I think certainly many forces will try to get into the way of this deal. So we can only hope. I think the demand around the world has to be for ending the sanctions. And a lot will depend also on the others involved in these talks; [on] whether they put any pressure on the US to end the sanctions," Flounders noted.
Summary Draxler limped off the field in the opening minutes of Friday's 1-0 win. Schalke general manager Horst Heldt said on the club's website that Draxler appears to have "a serious muscle injury" and he doesn't expect Draxler to play again in the season's first half.
Summary I got trampled. "You've got to meet the rest of the guys." Several of the riders weave slalom-style through the road-work cones down the middle of the street. From there, it's a quick trip to the shop.
Summary A 17-year-old boy was charged with attempted murder after police shot him Wednesday night during a shootout in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. . When the officers approached the 17-year-old and announced who they were, the boy turned and fired the gun in their direction, the release said.
Summary Students at Theodore Roosevelt High School explore iPads provided by L.A. Unified, part of the district's $1.3-billion technology program. The communications with the board and representatives from Apple and Pearson far exceeded those with other vendors vying for a share of the $1.3-billion initiative to provide a computer, loaded with curriculum, to every student, teacher and campus administrator.