September 25, 2016

Charlotte police release partial police videos of Keith Scott shooting, they reportedly do not show Scott holding a gun. https://mic.com/articles/155053/cmpd-releases-partial-video-of-the-death-of-keith-l-scott

Left candidate Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour Party leadership election again, by a wide margin. https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/world/2016/09/24/jeremy-corbyn-reelected-leader-britain-labor-party/Mp9fe056mGgkDQypOq0A5M/story.html

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in Washington D.C. http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2016/09/24/read-john-lewis-powerful-speech-at-opening-of-the-national-african-american-museum/

Little hope of salvaging cease-fire as Syrian government and Russian jets reportedly bomb Aleppo. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-37449968

Burlington, Washington shooting suspect reportedly walked away from large, busy mall, where there was apparently no police presence whatsoever, after fatally shooting five people. More than 200 officers from 26 agencies soon responded, however. Were they busy monitoring people’s Facebook posts, stopping people for improper lane changes or protecting the community from people selling loose cigarettes? http://www.wsj.com/articles/three-dead-in-shooting-at-mall-north-of-seattle-1474689525

UPDATE: “Hispanic” suspect arrested, turns out he is from Turkey. http://edition.cnn.com/2016/09/24/us/washington-mall-shooting/

University of Mississippi students protest, demand statement from chancellor after fellow student reportedly suggests on social media that Charlotte protests could be resolved by lynching the protesters. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ole-condemns-student-call-lynching-charlotte-protester-article-1.2804770

Creepy clown sightings are almost always bogus say police, several people charged for making false reports. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/09/20/creepy-clowns-police-begin-making-arrests-as-false-reports-and-threats-plague-southern-towns/

New Orleans police reportedly stop hundreds of protesters from tearing down Andrew Jackson statue. http://wgno.com/2016/09/24/andrew-jackson-statue-still-stands-in-jackson-square-after-protesters-try-to-break-police-barricades/

Former Wells Fargo employees file class action suit, claim they were demoted, forced to resign or fired for not meeting aggressive sales quotas. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-wells-fargo-accounts-lawsuit-idUSKCN11U0NY

Study claims about 20 million Americans would lose their health insurance under Trump plan. http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-study-finds-20m-would-lose-health-coverage-under-trump-plan-2016-9

More college football players, fans, raise their fists during anthem. https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/sep/24/national-anthem-protest-college-football-kaepernick

More details emerge in case of Tawon Boyd, the man who requested medical assistance but died after being assaulted by Baltimore County police officers. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/24/baltimore-man-tawon-boyd-dies-after-he-called-911

 

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September 25, 2016

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