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Apr 10, 2015

U.S. cops face mounting calls to wear body cameras

From the White House to local communities, Americans are pushing for more police to wear body cameras after an officer shot dead an unarmed man running away from a traffic infraction. The killing of Walter Scott, a 50-year-old black man, shot in the back ...

Apr 9, 2015

Turkish journalists face jail for Charlie Hebdo cartoon

A Turkish prosecutor is seeking prison terms for two journalists who republished the cover of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo featuring an image of the Prophet Mohammed, their newspaper said on Wednesday. Ceyda Karan and Hikmet Cetinkaya, columnists at Cumhuriyet daily, both face ...

Judge in Texas nixes Obama bid to lift delay on immigration order

Apr 9, 2015

Judge in Texas nixes Obama bid to lift delay on immigration order

A federal judge in Texas rejected the U.S. Department of Justice’s request to lift a temporary block on the Obama administration’s executive action shielding as many as 5 million immigrants from deportation. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville said the government had not ...

Apr 9, 2015

$8.5 million gold heist from Mexican mine believed an inside job

A robbery of $8.5 million in gold from a mine refinery in Mexico’s western Sinaloa state was likely an inside job, authorities said Wednesday. Sinaloa’s interior minister, Gerard Vargas Landeros, told reporters that the caper at the facility of Canada-based McEwen Mining Inc. had ...