Felicia Wise

6 Flips | 1 Magazine | @FeliciaWise | Keep up with Felicia Wise on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Felicia Wise”

Chicago teenager accused in Bali suitcase murder 'abused by police'

• Heather Mack, 19, is pregnant, says US lawyer • Boyfriend also accused of killing teenager's mother<p>The Chicago teenager accused of murdering her mother while on holiday in Bali is pregnant and has been physically abused by the police while in custody in Indonesia, according to her American lawyer.<p>…

Local police get billions in military equipment

Local police departments are looking more and more like small armies, stocked with billions of dollars worth of military-grade equipment.<p>The Department of Homeland Security pumped $1 billion into local law enforcement last year, according to a report from the ACLU, while the Department of Defense …

Missouri police fire teargas at Ferguson protesters defying curfew

About 200 demonstrators ignore calls to return home after Missouri governor declares state of emergency<p>Police in riot gear fired teargas at protesters who defied a Saturday night curfew imposed in the Missouri city of Ferguson, where an unarmed 18-year-old being shot dead by a police officer has …

Ferguson Protesters Guard Stores From Looters

Chaos broke out in the streets of Ferguson on Friday night, the same day that police announced the name of the officer who killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown and released footage appearing to show Brown stealing cigarettes from a convenience store. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson later said …

Tesco store trashed by Gaza protesters

Demonstrators threw produce to the floor and shouted at staff and shoppers<p>Police officers were attacked and stock was thrown around during a protest against the Gaza conflict at a Tesco store on Saturday.<p>Demonstrators, who want the supermarket to stop selling Israeli food, entered Tesco in Hodge …

Flood death toll mounts in India and Nepal

The death toll from landslides and flooding triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Nepal and northern India has climbed to at least 109 as tides of water, mud and rocks swept away houses, officials said.<p>The downpours also displaced thousands of people in the scenic Himalayan region and revived …