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Scuffles break out as Shanghai residents protest new quarantine site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Scuffles broke out between Chinese police and a small crowd of Shanghai residents who resisted the forced takeover of their apartments by pandemic authorities on Thursday ...

US approves $1B arms sale to Nigeria despite rights concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has given the green light for Nigeria to buy advanced attack helicopters worth nearly $1 billion despite concerns about the country’s human rights record as ...

Denver suburb where Elijah McClain died ousts police chief

DENVER (AP) — The Denver suburb where police officers and paramedics have been charged in the death of a Black man in 2019 ousted its reform-minded police chief Wednesday, faulting her management of ...

No charges filed in no-knock warrant killing of Amir Locke

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota prosecutors declined to file charges Wednesday against a Minneapolis police SWAT team officer who fatally shot Amir Locke while executing an early morning no-knock search ...

$14M jury award for protesters could resonate around US

DENVER (AP) — A federal jury’s $14 million award to Denver protesters hit with pepper balls and a bag filled with lead during 2020 demonstrations over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis...

Jury awards $14M to George Floyd protesters in Denver

DENVER (AP) — Jurors on Friday found police used excessive force against protesters, violating their constitutional rights, during demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd two years ago, orderi...

Jury acquits officer who shot disoriented man with stun gun

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia jury on Friday acquitted a police officer who was charged with misdemeanor assault after firing a stun gun at an unarmed Black man who appeared disoriented. ...

Prosecutor in Phoenix quits amid criticism of performance

The top county prosecutor in metro Phoenix has announced she is resigning from the elected post amid criticism of her performance, including the dismissal of 180 misdemeanor cases because charges were...

$2.4M to be paid to man shot in eye during Floyd protests

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man who lost an eye when he was hit by a projectile fired by police during protests that followed George Floyd's killing will get a $2.4 million settlement. ...

Kaepernick reaches out to Seahawks, Carroll about NFL chance

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Wednesday he recently spoke with Colin Kaepernick, who expressed an interest in another chance to be a quarterback in the NFL. Carroll cauti...

Front-line nurses star in online staging of play 'Antigone'

NEW YORK (AP) — During the pandemic, people have made a lot of noise about nurses, cheering them on and banging pots and pans. But have we really listened to them? Rank-and-file nur...

Colin Kaepernick still wants to play in NFL, seeks receivers

Colin Kaepernick is seeking receivers to catch his passes and a team to sign him. Kaepernick, who led the San Francisco 49ers to a Super Bowl appearance following the 2012 season, la...

Trial over police force in George Floyd protests starts

DENVER (AP) — The trial for a lawsuit accusing Denver police of using indiscriminate force two years ago against people protesting the killing of George Floyd started Monday in federal court with a la...

Police jailed a man for murder; algorithm was key evidence

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Williams’ wife pleaded with him to remember their fishing trips with the grandchildren, how he used to braid her hair, anything to jar him back to his world outside the concrete...

How AI-powered tech landed man in jail with scant evidence

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Williams’ wife pleaded with him to remember their fishing trips with the grandchildren, how he used to braid her hair, anything to jar him back to his world outside the concrete...