• Late-night protests not slowing in Baton Rouge
Late-night protests not slowing in Baton Rouge

One Twitter user claimed to have spoken to one of the woman's friends, who told him she was still in jail early on Monday morning AEST. "I guess I wasn't moving fast enough for him", Martin said. It was not immediately clear what prompted Mckesson's arrest. He was filming live the moments leading up to his arrest. Police arrest activist DeRay M...

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  • More Than 200 Protesters Arrested in Baton Rouge and St. Paul Overnight
More Than 200 Protesters Arrested in Baton Rouge and St. Paul Overnight

Still, the Advocate reports, numerous protests in Baton Rouge throughout the week have been peaceful, including one demonstration at police headquarters on Friday and a march downtown on Saturday. According to the St. Paul Police Department, the preliminary number of arrests is 100 - 50 from the freeway protest, and from from a subsequent prote...

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  • Zika Virus Confirmed in Utah Woman Who Died
Zika Virus Confirmed in Utah Woman Who Died

They declined to release more information. Because the virus can cause severe birth defects, CDC recommends that pregnant women do not travel to areas with Zika . Zika virus represents a serious threat to pregnant women because it can cause congenital brain malformations including microcephaly , characterized by an underdeveloped skull and...

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  • Black Lives Matter activist McKesson arrested
Black Lives Matter activist McKesson arrested

That's an hour for each of the black people they say have been killed by police across the country this year. Local reporters have also been arrested and are likely among the 100 arrests police made, according to official estimates. The arrest is the latest in a series of live internet broadcasts of events related to deadly police shootings in ...

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  • Hundreds rally in Cincinnati for Black Lives Matter march
Hundreds rally in Cincinnati for Black Lives Matter march

Black Lives Matter protests are not an unfamiliar sight for many American cities, but they gained new prominence this week after two Black men were killed by police officers. Five police officers were killed the previous evening wh... But I never hated them. Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli said police knew about the rally before it ha...

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  • Trump's son may be delegate to make him nominee
Trump's son may be delegate to make him nominee

The spat, first reported by the Washington Post , began when Trump remarked that Flake had been critical of him in the past. Trump also called out Republican Sens. "It was most encouraging and helpful, and I think people felt - left there - feeling very , very positive", he said. In the end, Sanford suggested that issue might be enough ...

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  • Obama calls for greater respect, understanding in US
Obama calls for greater respect, understanding in US

The president of the United States apologized to the attendees for having to shorten his visit to the European country, but multiple shootings back in his country require the head of state's presence. Yet the refusal of America's first black president to scratch the trip to Spain entirely also reflects a determination to fulfil geopolitical goa...

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  • Police agencies on edge, on guard amid heightened threats
Police agencies on edge, on guard amid heightened threats

And in Rochester, New York, 74 people were arrested over a sit-in protest. Obama emphasized in his remarks to reporters that the United States "is not as divided as some have suggested", and he noted that Americans of "all races and backgrounds" were outraged by the attacks on police.

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  • Mother shot while protecting son during Dallas attack says she'd march again
Mother shot while protecting son during Dallas attack says she'd march again

In total 11 officers were shot during the protest, with five of them dying and another three being taken to hospital in critical condition. Taylor was the only civilian injured. Eleven police officers were shot ambush-style, including five fatally, by at least two snipers at the rally Thursday night, officials said. As of 2 a.m., two of Taylor's so...

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  • Bernie Sanders poised to endorse Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire
Bernie Sanders poised to endorse Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire

Clinton has been open to his efforts, and would benefit from an endorsement by her Democratic challenger. "We will continue to work toward a two-state solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict negotiated directly by the parties that guarantees Israel's future as a secure and democratic Jewish state with recognized borders and provides the Pale...

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  • UK PM candidate May says Brexit means controlling free movement of people
UK PM candidate May says Brexit means controlling free movement of people

Originally launched in May, the page received an influx of signatories following the vote on June 23, as those unhappy with the referendum result sought to overturn it. The petition called for the government to enact a rule that there should be another referendum if the vote for "remain" or "leave" was less than 60 percent based on a turnout of les...

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  • Hillary Clinton Announces New Details to Health Care Plan, Bernie Sanders Applauds
Hillary Clinton Announces New Details to Health Care Plan, Bernie Sanders Applauds

The latest revisions of Clinton's health care plan come as pressures have mounted on Sanders to endorse Clinton for the general election fight against the presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. In Clinton's statement Saturday, her campaign went to some lengths to suggest that her positions on health care were not entirely new. "We are ver...

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  • Trump Stars and Spars with Republican Lawmakers
Trump Stars and Spars with Republican Lawmakers

Peter King of NY. Flake's spokesman Jason Samuels said the Post account was accurate. "Frankly from my perspective I think we've been making progress in the right direction". Trump was to meet later in the morning with Republican senators. And while some Republican who attended were upbeat about what they heard, others at the meeting wer...

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  • Black Lives Matter chapter holds rally, march
Black Lives Matter chapter holds rally, march

Another Black Lives Matter protest in London has already been planned. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Chris Bailey walks by a makeshift memorial on Griffin Street holding a sign that reads, "Everybody Love Everybody", Friday, July 8, 2016, in Dallas .

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  • Families of Dallas police officers mourn their loss
Families of Dallas police officers mourn their loss

Before police sounded the "all clear", tactical officers dressed in protective gear and armed with rifles searched the three-story structure, police said. "Relationships with communities of color have been frayed for a long time", said Shea Cronin, an assistant professor of criminal justice at Boston University.

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  • 'Gentle' Georgia man accused of using 911 to ambush officer
'Gentle' Georgia man accused of using 911 to ambush officer

The vehicle belonging to Beck was located by authorities last night and is no longer wanted. A man who called 911 to report a vehicle break-in Friday ambushed a south Georgia police officer dispatched to the scene, sparking a shootout in which the officer and suspect were wounded, authorities said.

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  • Obama says activists who attack police hurt Black Lives Matter cause
Obama says activists who attack police hurt Black Lives Matter cause

Police said the protesters are now at Church and Beattie streets. Police arrested 74 people, including two African American reporters, one whom was arrested on live TV, during a protest in Rochester, New York, Friday night. People are protesting all over the country after the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police - including...

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  • Obama says Dallas gunman was a 'demented individual'
Obama says Dallas gunman was a 'demented individual'

Tensions were still high Saturday in Dallas, where 20 square blocks of downtown remained cordoned off as a crime scene. According to Dallas Police, Johnson's Facebook account also included information about Richard Griffin, who "embraces a radical form of Afrocentrism" but Mr Griffin, a member of hip hop group Public Enemy, said on his Face...

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  • Dallas police shooter accused of sexual harassment in Army
Dallas police shooter accused of sexual harassment in Army

And I'll trust that soon, because we're working very diligently and processing the crime scene to find evidence to bring any of the suspects to justice that were a part of this. "This incident had nothing to do with the race of the driver", said attorney Thomas Kelly, who represents Officer Jeronimo Yanez, who fired the fatal shots.

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  • Dallas Police Heighten Security After Threat Against Department
Dallas Police Heighten Security After Threat Against Department

Officers are now searching the parking garage for a "suspicious person". A nearby light-rail station also was closed due to "police activity, according to the Dallas Transit agency". And in Racine, Wisconsin, police say they arrested a man who posted calls for black men to kill white police officers and their families. The Dallas police headq...

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