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Shirtless man does 'Exorcist spider walk’ in middle of Taipei road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video submitted to a dashcam sharing platform showing a man mimicking the “spider walk” from the American horror film “The Exorcist” has generate...

Agent: Georgia deputies unjustified in stopping man who died

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent told jurors Monday that a man who died after being stopped by Washington County sheriff's deputies had not committed a crime and should...

Video shows scooter rider barely avoid being crushed by falling building in east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dashcam video surfaced on Friday (Oct. 1) showing a scooter rider barely avoiding being crushed by a falling building in eastern Taiwan. At 3:45 p.m. on Friday, the Man...

Kuwait police arrest man for ranting over bad weather online

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Kuwait have arrested a resident — an Egyptian man — for posting a video online in which he rants about bad weather and dust storms. The arrest underscored ...

Prosecutor: No legal basis for trooper to stop Black woman

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A Virginia state prosecutor determined that a state police trooper had no legal basis for pulling over a Black woman he later arrested, and has called for an internal police invest...

Judge won't release videos of deputies shooting Black man

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A judge refused Wednesday to release body camera video showing North Carolina deputies shooting and killing a Black man, ruling that making the video public at this stage c...

2 in Seattle, San Francisco face anti-Asian hate charges

SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors in Seattle and San Francisco have charged men with hate crimes in separate incidents that authorities say targeted people of Asian descent amid amid a wave of high-profile a...

German man charged with attempted murder in Carnival attack

BERLIN (AP) — A German man has been charged with 91 counts of attempted murder for driving his car into a crowd celebrating Carnival earlier this year in the central town of Volkmarsen, Frankfurt pros...

Man shot in back of head by S. Carolina cop sues department

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Black man who was shot in the back of the head during a traffic stop in South Carolina last fall is suing the Columbia Police Department, the city and the officer. ...

Philly police head decries tear gas usage against protesters

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's police commissioner, along with the mayor, apologized to the public Thursday for giving statements that were inaccurate in the days after tear gas, bean bags and pep...

Referees threatened after Belarusian league match

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A group of referees were stopped on the roadside and threatened after overseeing a draw between the top two teams in the Belarusian league, the national soccer federation said Mo...

Browns' Hunt tells police he'd fail drug test during stop

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns running back Kareem Hunt told a police officer he would have failed a drug test if he had been checked during a stop when he was ticketed for speeding and marijuana was found i...

Ex-North Carolina trooper pleads guilty in arrest beating

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper accused of involvement in a 2018 beating and K9 attack on a homeless man has been convicted of misdemeanor charges in the ca...

Police: Arizona officer kills Qatari man who attacked him

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona state trooper shot and killed a Qatari man who was in the U.S. on a student visa after he violently attacked the officer patrolling for drunken drivers along with a member of...

Escaped calf killed behind Home Depot sparks outrage

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (AP) — The slaughter in a Home Depot parking lot of a calf that escaped a butcher shop and led employees on a chase has sparked outrage from animal lovers and elicited racist message...