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Sandra Bland's family rejects prosecutor's offer to meet about probe into jail death

A day after a grand jury decided against indicting anyone in the jail death of Sandra Bland, a special prosecutor denied accusations of a cover-up from family of the Naperville woman and said he was "begging to meet with them" to discuss the investigation.<p>But the family said the prosecutor's appeal …

Justice

Probe near end in 'suicide by cop' case that killed officer

CINCINNATI (AP) — The investigation into whether there should be charges in the June fatal shootings of a Cincinnati police officer and an armed suspect police say was staging a "suicide by cop" is nearly complete, a southwest Ohio prosecutor said Tuesday.<p>Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters said …

Black Culture
Black Students
Immigration

Chile beach becomes grave for 337 beached whales

One of the biggest whale strandings ever recorded discovered by observation flight over fjords in Chile's southern Patagonia region<p>The coast of southern Chile has become a grave for 337 sei whales that were found beached in what scientists say is one of the biggest whale strandings ever …

Rahm Emanuel Fires Chicago Police Chief After Officer Indicted on Murder Charges

“He's a distraction“ from the investigation into Laquan McDonald's death, Emanuel said in a press conference.<p>Chicago mayor <b>Rahm Emanuel</b> announced on Tuesday that he had asked the city’s police superintendent, <b>Garry McCarthy</b>, to resign, and created a task force to look into the police department’s …

Planned Parenthood Shooter Previously Accused of Rape: Report

The man who allegedly shot and killed three people at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado had been previously accused of raping a woman and beating his …

Planned Parenthood

Paris trial begins for seven IS 'recruiters'

<b>Seven men have gone on trial in Paris accused of recruiting fighters for the so-called Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria.</b><p>One of the suspects, Salim Benghalem, is being tried in absentia as he is thought to be in Syria.<p>He is thought to be one of the highest-ranking foreign fighters in the …

Terrorism