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What we know about Ferguson

Events continue to unfold at a rapid pace in Ferguson, Missouri. The city has been in turmoil since August 9, when white city police officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.<p>Protesters and law enforcement officers have clashed in the streets for several …

Spike Lee: Something smells bad in Ferguson, and it's not just the tear gas

Film director Spike Lee has been critical of the law enforcement response in Ferguson. On social media, he slammed the state and local police, along with the National Guard saying they "don't have a clue." Lee also hung a tribute to Michael Brown outside of the headquarters of his film company in …

Quentin Tarantino announces 'The Hateful Eight' is in the works

Quentin Tarantino’s post-Civil War western <i>The Hateful Eight</i> will be a film after all.<p>After Gawker leaked pages from <i>The Hateful Eight</i> screenplay back …

No female Marvel superhero, but Sony weighs a female Spiderman and female Ghostbusters.

Leading ladies like Lucy, Tammy, Maleficent, and Tris are dominating the box office this year, but some studios are still making excuses for keeping …

In Powerful Speech, Capt. Johnson Apologizes to Brown Family, Promises to Stand by Ferguson

In a confident and impassioned speech, Highway Patrol Captain <b>Ron Johnson</b> spoke of the need for communication, understanding, and faith at Sunday’s …

Hedy Epstein, 90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor, Arrested During Michael Brown Protest

Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, was arrested on Monday during unrest over the death of Michael Brown, KMOV reports.<p>Epstein, who aided Allied forces in the Nuremberg trials, was placed under arrest in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, "for failing to disperse" during a protest of Gov. …

Reparations for Ferguson

Total police control over black bodies has echoes in American history.<p>A few weeks ago I received an anxious text from my wife informing me that a group of young men were fighting outside of our apartment building. We've spent most of our adult lives in New York, and most of that time in New York …

"We Need Tear Gas Packets Now!" Two Simple Ways to Support the Protesters in Ferguson

UPDATE: The organizers of the project described below have suspended this campaign after learning that GoFundMe is also hosting a fundraiser for the …

Ferguson unrest: Egypt urges US to show restraint

<b>Egypt's government has called on US authorities to show restraint against protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.</b><p>It said it was "closely following the escalation of protests" after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman on 9 August.<p>The statement echoes US President Barack …

Exiled Tibetan Monks Join Ferguson Protestors To Support Justice For Mike Brown

The fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 9 has sent shockwaves not just through the nation, but throughout the globe. Photos of the clashes between protestors and police in Ferguson, Missouri, could be easily mistaken for a war zone, as tear gas, molotov cocktails, and tanks …

Even Turkish Soccer Fans Are Protesting With Ferguson

Protests over the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, have officially gone worldwide, even reaching a Champions League soccer match in …

Ferguson Community Sees a Double Injustice

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Michael Brown Aftermath: Ferguson Considers Cop Cameras

After a week and a half of tense confrontations, arrests and recriminations in protests over the police killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, officials in Ferguson, Missouri, promised Wednesday to explore sweeping changes in the city's law enforcement structure — including the possibility of …

Why did Ferguson cop need 6 bullets? (Opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Maria Haberfeld is chairwoman of the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College. She is the author of "Critical Issues in Police Training." The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Residents of …

Nationalist Banned by U.S. Likely to Lead Largest Democracy India

The world's largest democracy and staunch American ally India looks set to elect a new prime minister who has been barred from entering the U.S. over deadly religious riots.<p>About 815 million people are expected to cast their votes in India’s general election that begins Monday. With so many voters, …

Food security law benefits thousands in India

One big issue for Indians hittting their second week of general elections, is food security. The right to food was enshrined in a law enacted in 2013 across India but the state government in Chattisgarh was one step ahead in bringing in the legislation two years earlier.<p>The new law guarantees cheap …

Bodies found, more missing after India massacre of Muslims

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Indian police searched for at least a dozen missing people on Wednesday after finding seven bodies floating down river from a national park in Assam where Muslim villagers were killed in a massacre that has marred the country’s general election.<p>Security personnel patrol …

India violence 'politically orchestrated' | Bhutan

<b>Guwahati, India -</b> Authorities in India believe attacks by rebels against Muslims in Assam in which about 40 people died may have been "politically orchestrated" to distort voting patterns ahead of polls in an autonomous ethnic council.<p>Investigators are probing political and other motives for the …

Indian exit polls say Narendra Modi's BJP will crush Congress coalition

As voting in world's biggest election ends after weeks of polling, the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty denies defeat looms for ruling party<p>The final ballots have been cast in India's record election: 551 million people voted over a five-week period. Exit polls predict a new right-wing government under the …

3 suspects confess in India gang rape; community outraged

Three brothers have confessed to involvement in the gang rape of two teenage girls in India, a police officer told CNN.<p>The men have pleaded guilty to the rape charges but have not admitted to killing the girls, local police spokesman Mukesh Saxena said Sunday.<p>All five known suspects, including two …

India hangings: Fourth woman dies in Uttar Pradesh

<b>A teenager has been found hanging from a tree in a village in northern India, the fourth woman to die in such a way in recent weeks in Uttar Pradesh state.</b><p>A post-mortem confirmed death by hanging, but did not find she was raped as the 19-year-old's family alleged.<p>A day earlier, another woman's body …

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Indian prime minister to meet Obama in September

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet President Barack Obama in Washington in September during a visit aimed at …

Amazon investing $2 billion more in India as online retail booms

Amazon.com is investing US$2 billion more in India, which is witnessing an online retail boom.<p>The online retailer has been expanding in India, and earlier this week said it was setting up five new fulfillment centers in the country, which will double its total storage capacity to over half a …