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HK leader reopens talks offer after police brutality video

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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 »

China reveals cases of torture in police detention


China’s official news agency says three police officers and four other people helping them have been convicted of torturing suspects to obtain confessions.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

10 hurt in bid to oust Tuguegarao mayor

At least 10 people were hurt on Thursday when officials of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the police served the dismissal order against Mayor Jefferson Soriano at Tuguegarao City Hall, where hundreds of the mayor’s supporters had been holding vigil since Monday.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Alleged gunman in Enzo Pastor slay backtracks

Edgar Angel

Police Officer 2 Edgar Angel, the alleged gunman in Enzo Pastor’s slay, on Monday recanted his earlier statement that he killed the race car driver, saying he was just a fall guy.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »