Texas killing of black teen by rookie cop raises questions

Aug 10, 2015

Texas killing of black teen by rookie cop raises questions

Texas police on Sunday were trying to figure out what prompted a black teenager to drive his car into a car dealership, and why a white police officer still in training fatally shot the unarmed 19-year-old four times. Christian Taylor became the latest unarmed ...

Fourth secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

Aug 8, 2015

Fourth secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

A gang armed with machetes hacked a secular blogger to death at his home in Dhaka on Friday, sparking protests in the capital over the fourth such murder in Bangladesh this year. Niloy Chakrabarti, who used the pen name Niloy Neel, was killed after ...

Ex-con sought in Memphis cop slaying turns himself in

Aug 4, 2015

Ex-con sought in Memphis cop slaying turns himself in

An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an intensive two-day manhunt, a spokesman for a U.S. attorney said. Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, was with his family when he turned himself in at a ...

Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

Aug 1, 2015

Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set off another violent escalation, shines a light ...