‘Reminiscent of Rodney King’: San Francisco cops investigated after video release of savage beating of man

‘Reminiscent of Rodney King’: San Francisco cops investigated after video release of savage beating of man

Free Thought Project An investigation into the brutal beating of man in San Francisco’s Mission District has been launched by the Alameda County Sheriff after video showing the savage assault by police went public. The video was released by the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office on Friday night, after being contacted by witnesses to the

Cartoonists pay tribute to Paris attack victims with sad and somber drawings

Cartoonists pay tribute to Paris attack victims with sad and somber drawings

Newsweek

Cartoonists Pay Tribute to the Victims of Paris Attacks With Somber Drawings

Cartoonists and illustrators took to social media on Friday and Saturday to share their drawings in response to the deadliest peacetime attack to hit France. Friday’s simultaneous attacks on a restaurant, concert venue and stadium in the French capital—claimed by radical Islamist group ISIS—left at least 127 people dead and 80 people in critical condition. French…

Here are the rules for Saturday night’s Democratic debate

Here are the rules for Saturday night’s Democratic debate

International Business Times

Rules For Saturday’s Democratic Debate

The Democratic Party’s presidential hopefuls will take the debate stage for a second time Saturday night, and this time no one will keep a spot reserved for U.S. Vice President Joe Biden. Candidates, including former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, will square off at the CBS/Twitter-hosted event at Drake University…

Head of Tunisia’s Islamist party: Poverty is a root cause of terrorism

Head of Tunisia’s Islamist party: Poverty is a root cause of terrorism

Al Jazeera

Tunisia’s Ghannouchi: Poverty is a root cause of terror

Tunis, Tunisia – Rachid Ghannouchi, the head of the Islamist Ennahda Party, has said poverty and unemployment are the most important factors in explaining the appeal of terrorism to young people in his country. The veteran Ennahda leader said on Saturday that the lack of opportunity created fertile platforms for terrorism to grow, pointing out that…