Hong Kong police arrest protesters in main camp

Dec 11, 2014

Hong Kong police arrest protesters in main camp

Hong Kong police on Thursday took away demonstrators who refused to leave the main prodemocracy protest camp and tore down their tents in a final push to retake streets occupied by activists for two and a half months. The first person arrested was carried ...

California protesters march for fourth straight night

Dec 11, 2014

California protesters march for fourth straight night

Hundreds of protesters angered at the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers marched through downtown Berkeley streets for a fourth straight night, briefly blocking traffic on a highway and delaying metro and train services. Protesters have rallied for weeks following grand ...

Berkeley protesters block highway, stop Amtrak train

Dec 10, 2014

Berkeley protesters block highway, stop Amtrak train

Hundreds of people marched through Berkeley for a third night a row, blocking a major highway and stopping a train as activists in this ultra-liberal bastion protest grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men. ...

Shutdown of Hong Kong protest camp looms

Dec 9, 2014

Shutdown of Hong Kong protest camp looms

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have until Thursday morning to leave a sprawling protest camp that has blocked traffic in the Chinese financial hub for more than two months before authorities clear it out, a lawyer said Tuesday. Authorities are set to move in after ...

Briton acquitted of South Africa honeymoon murder

Dec 9, 2014

Briton acquitted of South Africa honeymoon murder

The family of a Swedish citizen who was killed on her honeymoon in Cape Town said they will have sleepless nights for the rest of their lives, after her husband was acquitted of the murder. Shrien Dewani was found not guilty on Monday by ...

Dec 9, 2014

U.S. bans racial profiling by federal police

The Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics, protocols the Justice Department hopes could be a model for local departments as the nation tackles questions about the role race ...