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1 hr ago | Final Call
Two days after a very heated City Council meeting in nearby Ferguson, Mo., more than 150 protestors gathered to shut down Highway 70 for a few minutes. The shutdown planned as part of efforts to pressure authorities to deliver justice in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager shot by a White police officer in Ferguson, was thwarted by a heavy police presence along the road leading up to the highway on-ramp.
5 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today
A 36-year-old Belfast man who threw several missiles at police "out of frustration" during a riot in the city centre was starting a six-month prison sentence on Tuesday. Darren William Shields, from Boundary Way, was handed a 12-month sentence - half of which will be spent in custody with the remaining six months spent on supervised licence upon his release - after he pleaded guilty to a charge of rioting.
7 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte
Textbooks, football and Greek life. Keggers, marching bands and all-nighters. A militarized campus police department armed with M-14 rifles and full riot gear? Increasingly, at Indiana college campuses, you'll find all of the above.
12 hrs ago | Daily Mail
'Be still and take ya whooping': NFL star Adrian Peterson 'accused of injuring ANOTHER toddler son while disciplining him in incident that left the boy with a head wound' Police release last-known CCTV image of missing UVA student, 18, inside her apartment block hours before she disappeared from a party as desperate search continues Florida socialite who helped expose David Petraeus' career-ending affair is told she can move forward with lawsuit claiming government invaded her privacy by leaking name to the media REVEALED: The passengers that make your flight hell, from selfish seat recliners and smelly travellers to parents who let their kids run riot 'Every black parent in the South whips their child': Charles Barkley DEFENDS Adrian Peterson days after football star is indicted on charges of child abuse NFL appoints three domestic violence experts and creates social responsibility ... (more)
Police in riot gear hold their weapons as they watch demonstrators protest against the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri August 19, 2014. Police in riot gear ordered dozens of lingering demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, to disperse late on Tuesday and charged into the crowd to make arrests as relative calm dissolved amid protests over the police shooting death of Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed black teen, in the St. Louis suburb.
Two members of Russia's Pussy Riot protest group found supporters of their opposition to President Vladimir Putin during their almost two years in prison, even fielding autograph requests from guards, the activists said on Monday. The pair, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, were jailed after performing a profanity-laced protest against Putin at a Moscow cathedral in 2012.
September 14, 2014 Sudanese police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of people who were protesting against power cuts and water outages in al-Daim neighborhood in the center of the capital Khartoum. Sudanese protestors gather for a demonstration in Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman on 25 September 2013 The same area has been the scene of some of the bloodiest confrontations between demonstrators and police during last year's protests.
A court in Pakistan Monday ordered registration of cases in the killing of opposition activists during the anti-government protests in Islamabad, lawyers said. Clashes erupted between the demonstrators and the riot police when the protestors tried to march to the Prime Minister's House.
September 14, 2014 Riot police in North Darfur capital, El-Fashir used tear gas and live ammunition to disperse high student demonstrators who took to the streets to protest against teachers' strike which entered its second week. Smoke billows from burning tyres as Sudanese demonstrators protest against rising prices near the main market of Nyala, the capital of South Darfur state, on July 31, 2012 Last week, more than 1,000 teachers went on strike over unpaid salary arrears since 2005.
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley has called on the Prime Minister and President to explain why Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force reserves were called out to lend security support recently. In an immediate response yesterday, National Security Minister Gary Griffith accused Rowley of creating instability and panic in the country as he stressed that calling out reserves was nothing new and has been done for the past several years, including under the former PNM regime.
Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes with Israel Police in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi Joz September 7, 2014.. An autopsy report released Sunday by a Palestinian coroner confirmed the cause of death of Arab teen Muhammad Abd al-Majid Sunuqrut last week was a sponge-covered bullet to the head, directly contradicting police claims that the 16-year-old fell and fractured his skull.
The group is based on Oxford University's snobbish and elist Bullingdon Club, whose members included David Cameron and Boris Johnson Two new Oxford undergraduates are invited to join the Riot Club, a notorious fine-dining society for the supposed elite. But things get out of control at a country pub.
Police officers were forced to raise their batons and dodge missiles hurled at them when violence flared after a breakaway group of EDL supporters left an organised march in Rotherham today. The 200-strong splinter group left the march after metal barriers designed to guide EDL members along a pre-arranged route were knocked to the ground.
A German man who took part in a gay rights conference suffered life-threatening brain injuries when he was severely beaten in downtown Belgrade on Saturday, Serbian police and gay activists said. Jovanka Todorovic, from the Labris gay and lesbian group, told The Associated Press that the man was attacked early morning by a group of young men who beat him with a glass ashtray and shouted: "We don't want foreigners in Belgrade!" Serbia, which has a long history of attacks by far-right groups against gay activists, has repeatedly pledged to protect human rights as it seeks European Union membership.
A $700,000 armored car given to police in a modest California college town? Don't worry, it's only meant "to perform rescues of victims and potential victims during active shooter incidents," according to Davis, Calif. police chief Landy Black.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:07 am
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