Police brutality

Mine workers sits on a hill during the commemoration ceremonies in Marikana, South Africa, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. On Aug. 16, 2012, police opened fire on workers demanding wage increases and better living conditions at a platinum mine operated by Lonmin Plc in Marikana. At least 70 were injured. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
August 16, 2017 - 8:55 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Five years after South African police shot dead 34 striking mine workers, recalling police brutality under apartheid, rights groups say no one has been prosecuted and miners' living conditions are as "squalid" as ever. On Aug. 16, 2012, police opened fire on workers demanding...
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August 16, 2017 - 6:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mayor of Philadelphia says the city should discuss the future of a statue of one of his predecessors after reports of possible vandalism and a call for its removal from a city councilwoman. Democratic Mayor Jim Kenney said Tuesday that now is the "right time" for a...
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A prison guard tries to put out fire of burning tyres in Kisumu, Kenya, Saturday, Aug.12, 2017. Kenyan police shot and killed two people during riots by opposition supporters on the outskirts of Kisumu, a city where opposition leader Raila Odinga has strong support, according to Leonard Katana, a regional police commander. (AP Photo)
August 12, 2017 - 11:06 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya's election (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Witnesses say Kenyan police officers harassed and physically assaulted at least four journalists covering protests over President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. The witnesses say the journalists were tear-gassed and...
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August 09, 2017 - 2:26 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the St. Louis murder trial of a former officer (all times local): 1:15 p.m. A prosecutor says dashcam video captured a former St. Louis police officer promising to kill a black motorist during a chase less than a minute before he fatally shot the man. Prosecutor...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneels next to outside linebacker Eli Harold (58) and safety Eric Reid, right rear, during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Santa Clara, Calif. It’s been a week since Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh floated the idea of adding Kaepernick, a veteran who has Super Bowl experience and the baggage that comes from his decision last year to literally sit out the National Anthem on game day. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
August 02, 2017 - 1:42 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Joe Flacco's health. The salary cap. And of course, potential negative fan reaction. The Baltimore Raves are weighing all these factors — and then some — as they continue to wrestle with the decision whether to sign free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick. It's been a week...
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Shannon Kepler walks with his wife, Gina, while his attorney, Richard O'Carroll, puts his arm around him after a hung jury verdict was announced at the Tulsa Country Courthouse, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Tulsa, Okla. A third mistrial was declared Friday in the murder case of Kepler, a white former Oklahoma police officer accused in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
July 08, 2017 - 11:30 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — For the third time in less than a year a jury deadlocked on Friday and forced a mistrial in the murder case of a white former Oklahoma police officer accused of killing his daughter's black boyfriend, astonishing prosecutors and frustrating the boyfriend's family. Judge Sharon...
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Shannon Kepler walks with his wife, Gina, while his attorney, Richard O'Carroll, puts his arm around him after a hung jury verdict was announced at the Tulsa Country Courthouse, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Tulsa, Okla. A third mistrial was declared Friday in the murder case of Kepler, a white former Oklahoma police officer accused in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 11:08 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — For the third time in less than a year a jury deadlocked on Friday and forced a mistrial in the murder case of a white former Oklahoma police officer accused of killing his daughter's black boyfriend, astonishing prosecutors and frustrating the boyfriend's family. Judge Sharon...
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Shannon Kepler walks with his wife, Gina, while his attorney, Richard O'Carroll, puts his arm around him after a hung jury verdict was announced at the Tulsa Country Courthouse, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Tulsa, Okla. A third mistrial was declared Friday in the murder case of Kepler, a white former Oklahoma police officer accused in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 10:16 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — For the third time in less than a year a jury deadlocked on Friday and forced a mistrial in the murder case of a white former Oklahoma police officer accused of killing his daughter's black boyfriend, astonishing prosecutors and frustrating the boyfriend's family. Judge Sharon...
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Shannon Kepler walks with his wife, Gina, while his attorney, Richard O'Carroll, puts his arm around him after a hung jury verdict was announced at the Tulsa Country Courthouse, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Tulsa, Okla. A third mistrial was declared Friday in the murder case of Kepler, a white former Oklahoma police officer accused in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 10:07 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — For the third time in less than a year a jury deadlocked on Friday and forced a mistrial in the murder case of a white former Oklahoma police officer accused of killing his daughter's black boyfriend, astonishing prosecutors and frustrating the boyfriend's family. Judge Sharon...
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Shannon Kepler walks with his wife, Gina, while his attorney, Richard O'Carroll, puts his arm around him after a hung jury verdict was announced at the Tulsa Country Courthouse, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Tulsa, Okla. A third mistrial was declared Friday in the murder case of Kepler, a white former Oklahoma police officer accused in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 10:04 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — For the third time in less than a year a jury deadlocked on Friday and forced a mistrial in the murder case of a white former Oklahoma police officer accused of killing his daughter's black boyfriend, astonishing prosecutors and frustrating the boyfriend's family. Judge Sharon...
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