Jade Buford

22 Flips | 3 Magazines | 7 Followers | @JadeBuford | Keep up with Jade Buford 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 “Jade Buford”

Ferguson Protesters Outfitted In Orange Jumpsuits And Jailed With High Bail (UPDATE)

ST. ANN, Mo. -- More than a dozen people arrested during protests outside the Ferguson Police Department early Friday were outfitted with orange prison jumpsuits, slapped with high bail and locked behind bars for hours longer than most others arrested in earlier demonstrations against the police …

17 arrested in St. Louis during 'Ferguson October' protest

Seventeen demonstrators were arrested in a sit-in outside a QuikTrip here early Sunday as a weekend of "Ferguson October" demonstrations continued to spread out of the suburb of Ferguson and into the city of St. Louis.<p>"If we don't get it, shut it down," has become a key rallying cry for many …

Pro-Democracy Protesters Swarm Hong Kong, Violent Clashes With Police

Paula Bronstein—Getty Images<p>Paula Bronstein—Getty Images<p>Chris McGrath—Getty Images<p>Bobby Yip—Reuters<p>Philippe Lopez—AFP/Getty Images<p>Chris McGrath—Getty …

F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet makes combat debut against Isis in Syria

It took an air war against a foe with minimal aerial defenses to bring the US air force’s most advanced warplane into combat.<p>The F-22 Raptor, a stealth fighter jet as star-crossed as it is beloved by the air force, finally took to the skies in anger on Monday night. It joined its more seasoned …

US ties itself in legal knots to cover shifting rationale for Syria strikes

US government lawyers have invoked Iraq’s right to self-defence and the weakness of the Assad regime as twin justifications for US bombing in Syria, in a feat of legal acrobatics that may reopen questions over its right to intervene in the bitter civil war.<p>In a letter to the United Nations …

CDC: Ebola cases could go as high as 1.4 million by late January

In a grim assessment of the Ebola epidemic, researchers say the deadly virus threatens to become endemic to West Africa instead of eventually disappearing from humans.<p>"The current epidemiologic outlook is bleak," wrote a panel of more than 60 World Health Organization experts in a study published …

Death threats against Sydney church-goers by Islamic State flag-bearer

Church-goers in Sydney’s west have been left shaken after a stranger shouted death threats from a car bearing the Islamic State flag.<p>The car drove past Our Lady of Lebanon Church at Harris Park on Tuesday and witnesses claim it had a flag similar to those brandished by Islamic State jihadists …

Actress Samantha Morton tells of childhood sexual abuse

<b>Actress Samantha Morton has said she was sexually abused by two residential care workers while in a children's home in Nottingham as a teenager.</b><p>Ms Morton said she reported the abuse to authorities in the 1990s but said the men had not been investigated.<p>She told the Guardian she had spoken out after …

Try It Now

Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: PCC Shaun Wright resigns

Shaun Wright has resigned as South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner, three weeks after a damning report revealing the scale of child sex abuse in Rotherham led to widespread calls for him to quit, including from the home secretary.<p>Wright, who was in charge of children's services in Rotherham …

Powerful Photos of Child Sex Abuse Survivors

Phyllis, 55, Charleston. Phyllis’s father was a janitor of apartments in Ohio. He would take her to the job sites as a y<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Lorena Ros<p>1 of 10<p>…

Senator wants to strip NFL of tax-exempt status in light of abuse cases

As the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson controversies continue to consume NFL news, a U.S. senator introduced legislation Tuesday that would remove the league's tax-exempt status and redirect that money to benefit victims of domestic violence.<p>Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said Tuesday he wants to remove …

Adrian Peterson case exposes America's blurred lines between discipline and abuse

Reggie Bush, the Detroit Lions running back, called in to a radio station in defence of Adrian Peterson, indicted by a grand jury on charges of “reckless or negligent injury to a child.” Bush told listeners of WFAN: “I have a one-year-old daughter, and I discipline her. I definitely will try to … …

When does spanking a child become abuse? - CNN Video

NFL star Peterson suspended over child abuse charge

The team said it has placed him on what is called the Exempt/Commissioner's Permission list. That requires Peterson to stay away from all team activities while his legal case pursues its course.<p>Last week Peterson was charged in Texas with reckless or negligent injury to a child after delivering …

Nike Drops NFL Star Adrian Peterson Amid Child Abuse Accusations

<b>Nike</b> is no longer aligning itself with accused child abuser and NFL star <b>Adrian Peterson</b>. In a just-issued statement, the company said: "Nike in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and has shared our concerns with the NFL. We have suspended our contract with Adrian Peterson."<p>…

Australia anti-terrorism raid underway with more than 800 police

Australian police are conducting what they called the largest counter-terrorism operation in the nation's history, with more than 800 police officers participating. Officials announced early Thursday that 15 people had been detained and one person charged "with serious terrorism-related offenses" …

Russia tightens control over Kyrgyzstan

While Russia’s relationship with Ukraine has been grabbing the headlines, Moscow has been steadily strengthening its foothold in another of the post-Soviet states – Kyrgyzstan.<p>In the past few years Russia has written off half a billion dollars of the impoverished Central Asian country’s debt, …

Iran rules out cooperating with US in Iraq

NEW YORK (AP) — Iran's foreign minister on Wednesday ruled out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State militants and …