28 Jun 2017

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China frees on bail activists who probed Ivanka shoe factories

China frees on bail activists who probed Ivanka shoe factoriesThree activists detained while investigating Chinese factories that have made shoes for Ivanka Trump's brand have been released on bail awaiting trial, their rights group said on Wednesday. China Labor Watch said the families of Su Heng, Li Zhao and Hua Haifeng had been notified by police in Ganzhou in southeast China they could go to the city and pay bail for their release. The activists' lawyers said their actions were not criminal and they hoped Chinese courts would conduct a fair trial, the U.S.-based China Labor Watch said.

28 Jun 2017 3:36pm GMT

Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing to remain in detention

Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing to remain in detentionA man charged with stabbing an airport police officer in an attack federal investigators are probing as an act of terrorism will remain in detention until a hearing next week, his lawyers said on Wednesday. Amor Ftouhi, 49, of Quebec, Canada, was charged in federal court with violence at an international airport for stabbing officer Jeff Neville at the Bishop International Airport in Flint on June 21.

28 Jun 2017 3:23pm GMT

U.S. to announce new enhanced aviation security measures: sources

U.S. to announce new enhanced aviation security measures: sourcesU.S. Homeland Security officials are announcing on Wednesday new enhanced security measures for flights arriving in the United States from around the world, but are not announcing an immediate expansion of an in-cabin ban on large electronic devices including laptops, sources briefed on the matter said Wednesday. The decision not to impose new restrictions on laptops is a boost to U.S. airlines who had worried that an expansion of the ban to Europe or other locations could have caused significant logistical problems and potentially deterred some travel plans.

28 Jun 2017 3:19pm GMT

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3 Chicago officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

Three current or former Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on state felony charges of conspiracy in the investigation of the 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald.

28 Jun 2017 12:39pm GMT

16 Jun 2017

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Activists push to force Chicago police reform

As a former principal on Chicago's South Side, Liz Dozier fought to turn around a school where gang violence was rampant. After school, she often would march down the surrounding streets as if on patrol, shouting at teens hanging out, "Get out of the street! I'm not gonna say it again!"

16 Jun 2017 7:22pm GMT

26 Nov 2015

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Laquan McDonald's short life

In death, Laquan McDonald has countless defenders, people who want justice for him. They know him as the teenager in a police dashboard camera video who is seen walking away from a police officer who, in the span of 15 seconds, shoots him 16 times.

26 Nov 2015 12:23am GMT