Pentagon chief: More US troops possible in Syria

Pentagon chief: More US troops possible in Syria

Agence France-Presse More US troops could “absolutely” be deployed to Syria if Washington identifies more “capable local forces” as partners in the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in an interview aired Sunday. Carter’s comments to ABC News came about a week after the White House announced the deployment

‘Shut the f*ck up’: Video shows Alabama cops violently arresting students over noise complaint

‘Shut the f*ck up’: Video shows Alabama cops violently arresting students over noise complaint

Travis Gettys Police officers barged into an off-campus apartment near the University of Alabama and used a nightstick and Taser to violently arrest students over a noise violation. Tuscaloosa police were called about 3 a.m. Saturday to the apartment after a neighbor complained about loud music, and video recordings show students refusing to let officers

Missouri faculty to stage walkout amid racism protests: ‘We stand in solidarity with Mizzou student activists’

Missouri faculty to stage walkout amid racism protests: ‘We stand in solidarity with Mizzou student activists’

International Business Times

The faculty at University of Missouri plan to walk out of classes on Monday and Tuesday to support the ongoing student protests demanding action against racial incidents on campus, Columbia Missourian, a local newspaper, reported Monday. The decision by the faculty members comes as over 150 students gathered late Sunday to protest alleged discrimination and slurs…