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Suspect in deputy's killing found mentally incompetent in 2012, prosecutor says

<b>Houston (CNN) —</b> The suspect in the slaying of Texas sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth was found mentally incompetent in 2012 to stand trial on a felony assault charge, a prosecutor said Monday.<p>About three years ago, Shannon J. Miles was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after …

Nero wasn't involved in Gray's arrest, defense attorney says

Auction site refuses to sell gun purportedly used to kill Trayvon Martin

<b>(CNN) —</b> George Zimmerman tried to sell the gun purportedly used to kill Trayvon Martin on two different auction websites Thursday.<p>Both times, the websites kicked him off.<p>Zimmerman said he used the gun to kill Martin, an unarmed African-American teen, in Florida four years ago. He claimed …

Ex-NY Senate leader gets 5 years in prison for corruption

NEW YORK (AP) — A once-powerful New York politician convicted of using his position as Senate majority leader to help his son extort hundreds of …

'Shady persons of color': College protesters apply scornful tag to dissenting minorities

A group of liberal activists at Claremont McKenna College in California called out minority students and faculty who disagreed with their cause by placing them on a “shady person of color” list, the Claremont Independent reports.<p>Students involved in racial protests on the campus in November …

Troopers suspended over pursuit video that shows pummeling

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Troopers in two states were suspended Thursday amid an ongoing criminal investigation into police use of force against a suspect …

The Surprising Link Between Fat Consumption and Depression

Extreme changes in diet can have serious repercussions on the mind as well as the body.<p>Until recently, we’ve been told to shun fat and cholesterol to save our hearts—eating too much, experts said, would put us at greater risk for heart attack, stroke, and early death. But instead of improving our …

Australian IS recruiter Neil Prakash 'killed in Iraq'

<b>An Australian man considered a senior recruiter for so-called Islamic State (IS) has been killed in a US air strike in Iraq, Australia's government says.</b><p>Attorney-General George Brandis said US officials had confirmed Neil Prakash was killed in Mosul on Friday.<p>Prakash, also known as Abu Khaled …

UK-trained navy officer 'joins the Islamic State'

A UK-trained naval officer has reportedly joined the Islamic State (Isil), raising fears he could use his knowledge of British maritime activity for terror attacks.<p>Ali Alosaimi, a 28-year-old Kuwaiti, spent three years training on a Merchant Navy officer's course in Britain before joining the …

Freddie Gray case: Officer Nero's attorneys seek to minimize his role in Gray's arrest

Attorneys for Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero sought Thursday to minimize his role in the arrest of Freddie Gray, saying that he pursued the 25-year-old based on a supervisor's calls for help and only touched him to try to find his inhaler.<p>But as Nero's bench trial began in a downtown …

US gives directive to schools on transgender bathroom access

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, …

High-Speed Chase Through Two States Ends With Police Pummeling Suspect

Crime & Courts<p>A high-speed car pursuit of a wanted man ended Wednesday with police beating the driver after he appeared to surrender, and two state troopers were relieved from duty Thursday pending investigations into the incident.<p>The suspect in the chase, Richard Simone, 50, was wanted in Holden, …

Video of Sandra Bland at Texas jail is released

<b>(CNN) —</b> Authorities in Waller County, Texas, released hours of jail video on Tuesday in an effort to knock down the idea that Sandra Bland was dead before she was brought to jail.<p>Bland, 28, was found dead in her cell three days after she was arrested for allegedly failing to use her turn signal on …

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