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Miami police choke and tackle black teen for “dehumanizing stare”

The 14-year-old was allegedly carrying a puppy when officers wrestled him to the ground<p>New cell phone footage shows Miami-Dade Police officers aggressively pinning an unarmed teen to the ground while choking him. His alleged crime: giving the officers “dehumanizing stares” and “clenching his …

Why Did the FBI Kill an Unarmed Man and Clam Up?

Law enforcement can't get its story straight in the worrisome case of Ibragim Todashev.<p>Reuters<p>The <i>Associated Press</i> also reported that "law enforcement officials say a man was shot while he was being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case <b>after he lunged at an FBI agent with a knife</b>," adding, …

2 women alleging sexual abuse by San Diego police officer to get $950,000

The San Diego City Council voted Tuesday to approve payments totaling $950,000 to two women who said they were sexually abused by a former San Diego police officer while he was still on-duty.<p>The payments are in addition to the total of $1.3 million approved in April for two other women who alleged …

'You Buy These Or I Take Your Car': Cop Shakes Down Driver For Police Fundraiser

"Nothing he did was right," said Philadelphia's police chief.<p>A Philadelphia police officer was reassigned to desk duty and stripped of his service weapon on Friday, the day after video surfaced showing him pressuring a motorist to donate to a fundraising event.<p>In the first video, posted to Facebook …

Video of US police shooting black man in wheelchair sparks outrage

Mobile phone footage of incident in Delaware shows an officer firing at Jeremy McDole while he was sitting in a wheelchair in broad daylight.<p>Video purportedly showing police officers fatally shooting a black man in a wheelchair has sparked controversy in the United States.<p>The mobile phone footage …

Police Shootings

12 Shocking Examples of Police Brutality...Just This Month

Conflicting accounts about whether or not the victim had a gun abound. As Think Progress reported:<p>Protesters rallied in St. Louis, MO on Wednesday …

Kids Allege That Police Beat Dad to Death After Finding Him Sleeping on the Front Lawn

<i>July 15, 2013, 8:26 AM GMT</i><p>BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (CN) - Kern County sheriff's deputies beat a man to death after finding him sleeping on a front lawn, …

NYPD Officers Allegedly Violently Attacked Muslim Teenage Girls, Ripping Off Their Hijabs

Last week, a family claimed New York Police Department discrimination against Muslims took a violent turn when police officers allegedly beat two …

Man accuses Kern County sheriffs of 'torture'

For Kern County Sheriff’s Department, the accusations of brutality are beginning to pile up.<p>David Scott Byrket, a 53-year-old father of four with no …

Florida Man Literally Arrested for Walking While Black

A black Jacksonville, Florida man is suing the local police department after he was reportedly punched in the face, Tasered, and arrested — all for …

guerrilla freedom fighter with gun in bunker

How Patty Hearst Went From Kidnapping Victim to Armed Guerrilla

On February 4, 1974, Patty Hearst was kidnapped from her Berkeley, CA apartment by members of an urban guerrilla group called the Symbionese …

Guerrilla Warfare at the Supreme Court

Is there a guerrilla war under way against the death penalty? Justice Samuel Alito proposed the idea Wednesday when the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral …

Colombia, FARC Guerrillas to Form Truth Commission

Panel to gather testimony from victims and witnesses after a peace accord is signed<p>BOGOTÁ, Colombia—President Juan Manuel Santos’s government and Marxist guerrillas said Thursday they will form a truth commission to investigate and establish responsibility for atrocities that took place in a half …

10 Militias That Waged Guerrilla Warfare In The Civil War

Three types of militias were formed at the beginning of the Civil War—partisan rangers, guerrillas, and bushwhackers. Partisan rangers were …

History

Here's how Kurdish guerrilla forces are using dirty tricks against ISIS

In this case the bullet meets the bone in Syria as Kurdish Forces are successfully deploying unconventional-warfare tactics against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).<p>Kurdish forces have developed and deployed covert guerrilla warfighters against ISIS. Such as the recently reported 45 ISIS …

Communists form guerrilla group in Lebanon to fight back against ISIS

Lebanese Communist Party members are taking up the fight against Islamic State and al-Nusra Front in the regions of the country affected by unrest in …

Senate Republicans Opt for Guerrilla Warfare in Postnuclear Era

For years, Republicans have warned that if majority leader Harry Reid were to use the so-called nuclear option by curtailing the use of filibusters …

Giving Guerrillas the Boot

Hawkish historian Max Boot is out with a book on insurgency. In <i>Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the</i> …

Iraqi commanders: We're outmatched by ISIS guerrilla warfare

The sprawling refinery complex near the town of Baiji north of Baghdad has changed hands several times over many months of fighting, one of the main fronts in Iraq's bid to recapture the third of its territory held by the Sunni Muslim insurgents.<p>The Iraqi government has had mixed fortunes since a …

The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939-1945 review – Max Hastings’s entertaining yomp

Max Hastings’s 25th book is a lively, entertaining, but uneven yomp through espionage and code-breaking in the 1940s, which aims to cut through the clouds of mythology and establish just what contribution the cloak-and-dagger boys made to the outcome of the war. After an exhaustive tour of the …

Eastern Europe

Discovering That Your 18-Month-Old Is Using an iPad in Pre-School

How to react?<p>On a recent summer day in Nashville, Kara Teising opened her Facebook page for a lunchtime scroll through her timeline when she discovered a photo posted by her son’s daycare: an image of her 18-month-old son surrounded by other toddlers, their chubby faces glued to a brightly colored, …

National Zoo orangutans use iPads to amuse themselves

National Zoo apes use iPad apps<p>Orangutans at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo are now using iPads to keep themselves occupied.<p>“It’s about changing up the day-to-day lives of our animals,” Becky Malinsky, a keeper at the zoo, said in a statement. “We already vary their food, toys and social …

How to Turn a Composition Notebook Into an iPad Case

All iPads need cases, but you don't need to spend upward of $80 on a piece of plastic. This do-it-yourself case can be created with household …

4 inside tips for using Apple’s iOS 7 on iPhone or iPad

As I noted in my first look yesterday, iOS 7 takes a little getting used to. If you’ve already updated, or if you’re just looking to bone up on …

Fact Investigation Tips for Paralegals

You may not think of yourself this way, but you are, in many respects, the fact investigator-the “snoop at large”- for a case. Like the fire …

Top 10 Creative Ways Lawyers Can Use an iPad

Law isn't considered an artistic profession, but that doesn't mean there aren't creative ways for lawyers to use an iPad.<p>An iPad is a powerful tool …

Top Apps for Paralegals

Andrea Grabow talks about her experience as a government employee, what law firm knowledge has prepared her for her current position, and the …

How the iPad Is Changing Education

The iPad may only be two years old, but it’s already begun to change many things. Reading is one of them. Work is another. It is selling like crazy, but it will be some time before most of the people you know own a tablet.<p>The market for this type of device may only be in its infancy, but it’s …