Following Days Of Protests, Cleveland Strikes Deal With Justice Dept Over Police Brutality May 26, 2015
News of the settlement came days after a white police officer was acquitted of manslaughter for firing the final 15 rounds of a 137-shot police barrage through the windshield of a car carrying two unarmed black suspects in 2012.
Tens Of Thousands Flock To Mass Funeral For Victims Of Saudi Terror Attack By AP
"It was a normal funeral on one side, but on the other side it was a political rally... there has always been some kind of encouragement toward hatred and sectarianism toward the minority Shiites. The message was: this has to stop."
Police Shooting Of 2 Unarmed Men Sparks Protests In Washington By AP
The officer reported he was being assaulted with a skateboard early Thursday before the shooting that left 21-year-old Bryson Chaplin in serious condition and 24-year-old Andre Thompson in stable condition.
Surveillance Debate Produces Unusual Alliances In Washington By AP
"We're not usually on the same page about a lot of things, but our constituents on the right and left feel very passionately that if they're not doing anything wrong that the government shouldn't be in their business."
Presidential Hopeful Scott Walker Promises Pre-Emptive Strikes On Terrorists By AP
Walker said his private conversations with Israelis, from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and military leaders to soldiers and civilians, revealed that all feel perpetually threatened. He avoided the news media in Israel.
Wahhabi Suicide Bomber Kills 20 In Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province By AP
"I hold the government responsible,"... "The government should protect us, not encourage sermons and schoolbooks to incite against us as non-believers."
Fleeing Yemen Onslaught, Thousands Of Refugees Flood Djibouti By AP
"We are overwhelming this country, but we have nowhere else to go," said Amin Nasser, a 45-year-old teacher from the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.
US Finally Demands Myanmar Take Responsibility For Rohingya Crisis By AP
After Myanmar moved from dictatorship toward democracy in 2011, newfound freedoms of expression gave voice to Buddhist extremists who spewed hatred against the religious minority and said Muslims were taking over the country.
US Presses Israel On talks For Middle East Nuclear-Free Zone By AP
Israel has never publicly declared what is widely considered to be an extensive nuclear weapons program.