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Protesters of chokehold death rally for 3rd day

About 65 peaceful protestors demonstrate, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 in White Plains, N.Y., against grand jury decisions not to indict police officers involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York City and the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Protestors chanted and lay down on Renaissance Plaza and then marched to Westchester County Office Building. (AP Photo/The Journal News, Tania Savayan)

Demonstrators around the country staged die-ins, blocked roadways and marched into stores to protest a New York grand jury’s decision to not indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

New York race protests vent anger over police killings

Protestors march against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in New York. A grand jury cleared a white New York City police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of Garner, an unarmed black man, who had been stopped on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, a lawyer for the victim's family said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Thousands of protesters clogged streets in New York and other major US cities for a second straight night Thursday to condemn police killings of young black suspects.

Posted: December 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Police: Video of officer shooting boy is ‘clear’

Cleveland Police Shoot Boy

An officer was less than 10 feet (3 meters) away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

HK leader reopens talks offer after police brutality video

HK police

Hong Kong’s embattled leader made a dramatic u-turn Thursday reopening his offer of talks with student protesters a week after the government abruptly pulled out of discussions aimed at ending more than a fortnight of mass democracy rallies.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Thousands march against police in St. Louis, 17 arrested

Protesters arrive at the Ferguson Police Department Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, for a rally in remembrance of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. On Aug. 9, 2014, a white police officer fatally shot the unarmed Brown, in theSt. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Seventeen protesters were arrested early Sunday in a St. Louis convenience store parking lot near where a recent police shooting reignited anger about an earlier shooting of a black male by a white police officer in suburban Ferguson.
St. Louis police said in an email that the arrests were for unlawful assembly. Demonstrators had turned up at the Quicktrip gas station convenience store amid the four-day Ferguson October summit to protest the early August police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was unarmed.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »