Black man punched by California officer files rights lawsuit
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) A black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this month has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento, claiming Monday he was targeted because of his race and abused in jail after his arrest.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:10:44 -0400
Sirens and silence as Israel remembers Holocaust
Israelis stood silent and sirens rang out for two minutes on Monday as the country held its annual remembrance of the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Israeli radio and television stations have aired testimony, documentaries and films on the genocide carried out by the Nazis since Sunday night. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened to destroy those who call for the destruction of Israel in a speech at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial to mark the start of commemorations on Sunday night.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:15:41 -0400
Up in Smoke: Marijuana activists cuffed after lighting up at U.S. Capitol
Two dozen red-hatted protesters gathered on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol on Monday to call for easing federal marijuana laws, but police snuffed out the party by arresting four of them after they lit up joints. The activists, who carried marijuana-leaf flags and a sign saying "Let DC Tax and Regulate Marijuana," were calling for coast-to-coast legalization of the recreational use of marijuana and protections for those who use cannabis for medical reasons. The protest included the recitation of Buddhist, Jewish, Christian and Rastafarian prayers on the lawn outside the domed national landmark.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:00:18 -0400
Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Ann Coulter is now at the center of a civil rights lawsuit filed Monday against the University of California, Berkeley by students who say the school is violating their right to free speech by canceling the conservative pundit's speaking event on campus this week.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:44:29 -0400
CNNs Camerota: Roger Ailes did sexually harass me
The New Day host revealed Sunday that the former Fox News chief propositioned her early in her career at the top-rated cable news network. Ailes, through his attorney, called the claims unsubstantiated and false.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:14:53 -0400
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