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Georgia police taser 87-year-old grandmother who was cutting flowers for not following orders

Georgia police are defending an officer's decision to use a taser on a 87-year-old elderly woman using a knife to cut dandelions.<p>Law enforcement officials say the woman, Martha Al-Bishara, should have followed orders. But Al-Bishara does not speak English and did not understand the officer's …

Mental Disorders

Baltimore police officer resigns after viral video of him pummeling a man who was not fighting back

On the same day the Baltimore Police Department graduated the city’s future men and women in blue, the agency suspended an officer who was captured on video pummeling a man on the street. By the following day, the officer had resigned.<p>In the now-viral footage, the officer and the man, whom his …

Justice

Traveling While Muslim: The Case of the Exploding Chocolate

I got harassed at the airport by Customs and Border Patrol. Good thing I’m a lawyer—in the Trump era, others aren’t so lucky.<p>After a week of exhausting travel in London, I wanted nothing more than to see my wife and children.<p>Customs and Border Patrol at Dulles had other plans.<p>On Aug. 6, I landed on …

Civil Rights

9 Best Beach Resorts Under $200 a Night

1 of 9<p>The Chequit, Shelter Island, New York<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>The Dean, Rhode Island<p>3 of 9<p>Rockhouse, Jamaica<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Hotel La Semilla, …

Miami Beach

An off-duty Cincinnati cop tased an 11-year-old girl

A police officer who tased an 11-year-old girl suspected of stealing groceries from a Kroger was placed on desk duty pending an investigation, the Cincinnati Police Department said Tuesday.<p>Authorities said that the officer involved was investigating “several juvenile females allegedly stealing …

Crime

Egyptian students design car that runs on air

CAIRO (Reuters) - A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running on nothing but air.<p>The undergraduate students, who built the vehicle as part of their graduation project from Helwan University just outside Cairo, are …

Engineering

White cop who fatally shot unarmed Hispanic man five times will face manslaughter charges

A Pennsylvania police officer who shot an unarmed man five times in broad daylight outside an amusement park will face voluntary manslaughter charges, prosecutors said Tuesday.<p>Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin said in a press conference Tuesday that Officer Jonathan Roselle, 33, was not …

James Martin

Create your own animations easily with this tool

If you're a fan of Pixar films, you know how powerful animation can be. Just as animation can move us to tears and make us laugh, it can also be used …

Animation

Video captures moment off-duty New York City cop shoots 'love rival' on the street

Surveillance video captured the moment an off-duty New York City police sergeant shooting and wounding a love rival on the street, the New York Post reports.<p>The video shows Sgt. Ritchard Blake shooting Thavone Santana in East New York, Brooklyn, Thursday, after the two men appear to argue.<p><i>Warning:</i> …

New York City

Trump spread racist lies in his single most important speech — and now his own DOJ has called him out on it

It is no longer remotely newsworthy when President Donald Trump tells lies. It is, however, newsworthy when his own Department of Justice calls him …

Donald Trump

Angry Louisiana cops strangle man to death after he asks to see his arrest warrant

Armando Frank, 44, refused to get off his tractor when stopped by police. He demanded to see an arrest warrant. But the cops arresting him didn't …

Crime

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Defends Verbal Attacks on CNN’s Jim Acosta

The White House would not say it was ‘wrong’ for Trump supporters to actively prevent reporters from doing their jobs.<p>It was another all-too-rare …

Donald Trump

Florida teacher, 45, quits after 20 years to become a professional grocery shopper making $100k a year - DOUBLE his original salary

A Florida teacher has doubled his salary by quitting the classroom to become a professional grocery shopper earning $100k a year.<p>Ed Hennessey, 45, …

Florida

Rejected by parents, gay valedictorian is going to college, with $50K from donors

Seth Owen, 18, said attending college has always been his “life goal,” one he has been working on diligently since elementary school.<p>“I was the nerd in fifth grade who walked around recess talking about how I wanted to be an astronaut,” Owen told NBC News. “I was always in a textbook, always in the …

College & University

10 old-fashioned manners kids aren't taught anymore

Etiquette and manners seem to change over the years. Many kids don't learn old-fashioned manners, like making eye contact and writing thank you notes by hand, anymore. However, some experts think these aspects of old-school etiquette should make a comeback.<p>"There are a few things kids should be …

Etiquette

Actor says police came to his home after neighbor reported ‘large black man’ broke in

One of the stars of the new movie “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” said Friday that police officers this year held him at gunpoint in his own home …

Law Enforcement

Former Missouri sheriff, deputy had affair, now indicted on multiple felonies

A southern Missouri sheriff and a deputy with whom he had an affair were both indicted last week on felonies -- including assault, robbery and harassment -- in a scenario that the interim sheriff described as “wheels (falling) off.”<p>Former Texas County Sheriff James Sigman, 48, and Lt. Deputy …

Crime

Florida Cop Accused Of Beating Up Pregnant Woman, Forcing Her Into Labor

North Miami Beach Police Officer Ambar Pacheco allegedly kicked pregnant Evoni Murray in the stomach, forcing her to give birth prematurely.<p>A Florida …

Miami Beach

Man beaten in brawl with NOPD officers says he was called 'fake American:' Fox 8 | NOLA.com

A man who received "severe" injuries in an early Tuesday (July 24) brawl with off-duty New Orleans police officers -- both of whom are in the process …

Crime

10 Best Beaches To Snorkel in Florida

1 of 11<p>Snorkeling Hot Spots<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Bathtub Reef Beach, Stuart<p>3 of 11<p>Cannon Beach, Key Largo<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Phil Foster Park, …

Snorkel

This Shooting Should Sicken America’s Armed Citizens

If a person shoves you, you can shove back. You don't have the right to kill him.<p>In a world awash with disturbing videos and images, some stand out. …

Guns

'Late Show' 'Schoolhouse Rock' Song Explains Trump's Russia Walkback

“The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” mocks Trump’s explanation for his statement siding with Russia with an animated grammar lesson<p>“The Late Show …

Aaron Paul Discovers Bryan Cranston Has Been Living in the ‘Breaking Bad’ Meth RV in This Dark-Comedy Short Film — Watch

The short film premiered as part of Paul and Cranston's new Omaze fundraiser campaign.<p>The “Breaking Bad” 10th anniversary is the gift that keeps on …

Abusive Trump fan goes viral calling his neighbour ‘a gay Asian with AIDS who hates America’

A Donald Trump supporter who picketed his neighbour with a sign branding him “a gay Asian with AIDS who hates America + fireworks” has gone viral.<p>The …

Florida Police Chief Pressured His Cops To Arrest Black People To Boost Crime Stats

A former Florida police chief has been accused of pressuring officers in his county to frame Black offenders for unrelated crimes to maintain perfect …

SunPass is a mess. Florida could have seen it coming.

Florida’s SunPass electronic tolling system is a mess. The vendor who runs the system has a backlog of unprocessed charges now running into the …

Florida

Opener launches BlackFly fixed-wing VTOL flying car that doesn't require a license

Canadian-based aviation firm Opener Inc. has unveiled its new BlackFly single-seater aircraft, which it bills as a Personal Aerial Vehicle (PAV) and …

Deputy guilty of trying to rape woman

A Florida deputy has been convicted for trying to rape a woman he met during a call.<p>The Palm Beach Post reports that 39-year-old Jason Nebergall was …

Trump Tariffs Spare Clothing Industry -- Including Ivanka's Chinese-Made Products

The first daughter doesn't appear to believe in "made in America."<p>President Donald Trump enacted tariffs Friday morning on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods, affecting hundreds of products from boats to medical devices and auto parts. But the clothing industry was mostly spared from the tariffs, …

Donald Trump

Billionaire behind LaCroix accused of improper touching by pilots

Two pilots have filed lawsuits alleging sexual harassment by the billionaire behind LaCroix sparkling water, claiming 82-year-old Nick A. Caporella inappropriately touched them on multiple trips while they were flying with him in the cockpit of his business jet.<p>The allegations by the former …