Two former Los Angeles County deputies were charged Wednesday in connection with allegations they switched off electricity at a medical marijuana dispensary, disabling a surveillance camera and possibly planting firearms there.
The FBI used a no-fly list to recruit four US Muslims as informants, violating their constitutional rights to freedom of speech, association and religion. That’s the claim being made by four US Muslims in a New York federal court Tuesday.
The fact that, after dismantling the Berkut special forces, the new government in Kiev is trying to bring them back shows how desperate the government is, not having enough people to actually support them, journalist and broadcaster Neil Clark told RT.
Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro has erupted into violence after a popular TV dancer was allegedly killed by police in a slum, just a few hundred meters away from a venue for the 2016 Olympics. Angry local residents bombarded police with homemade weapons.
Just before 2pm EDT, the New York City Police Department called via Twitter for photos of citizens with its officers. Almost immediately the campaign #myNYPD seemed to backfire, as users flooded the hashtag with photos decrying alleged police brutality.
A 19-year-old woman was shot and killed by police in Albuquerque, New Mexico early Monday after being suspected of stealing a truck. This week's death of Mary Hawkes now marks the third time in five weeks that Albuquerque cops have killed a civilian.
Authorities used tear gas against activists of the May Day Committee who tried to make a public statement on holding a celebration at Istanbul's Taksim Square, despite a government ban on rallies at the location.