25 November 2014 23:22
The Congressional Black Caucus has slammed a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who shot dead a black teenager in August, saying the ruling “is a slap in the face to Americans”.
The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), which is an organization representing the African American members of the US Congress, called the decision a "miscarriage of...
25 November 2014 22:57
Police in the United States have arrested more than 80 people protesting against a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer, who shot and killed a black teenager last summer in Ferguson.
St. Louis County police said on Tuesday morning that 61 people were arrested in Ferguson on charges including burglary and trespassing.
And, according to St. Louis...
25 November 2014 14:42
Dozens of protesters have been arrested in Ferguson, Missouri during demonstrations over a jury decision not to indict an officer for murder of unarmed Michael Brown, police officials said.
St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said that the protests were “probably much worse than the worst night we ever had in August” after police officer Darren Wilson shot dead Brown.
25 November 2014 11:37
US police kill African-Americans with impunity
A prominent political commentator says US police officers are brutalizing and killing African-American people with greater impunity.
Bruce Dixon, from the Georgia Green Party in Atlanta, said during an interview with Press TV that Killing people, particularly African Americans, has essentially become a trend in the United States.
He also strongly criticized the excessive use of...
25 November 2014 11:15
Angry protesters took to the streets across the United States after a jury decided not to indict a police officer who shot dead unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch said on Monday night that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson would not face charges for killing 18-year-old Brown on August 9.
Following the decision, outraged demonstrators held massive...
25 November 2014 10:44
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was supposed to steer the Pentagon away from a decade of war, including bringing US troops home from Afghanistan and paving the way for a reduction in the Pentagon budget. Instead, the Obama administration has opted for remaining in Afghanistan, continuing the disastrous drone wars in Pakistan and Yemen, and dragging our nation into another...
25 November 2014 8:49
The White House has announced that additional sanctions against Iran would be counterproductive following the extension of nuclear negotiations.
"We continue to believe that adding on sanctions while negotiations are ongoing would be counterproductive," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said on Monday.
"The concern that we have is that layering on additional sanctions could leave some of our partners with the...
25 November 2014 8:33
US Congress zionist hawks have reacted threateningly to the extension of negotiations over Iran's nuclear program.
"Now more than ever, it's critical that Congress enacts sanctions” against Iran, said Republican Senator Mark Kirk in a statement, adding, "Congress will not give Iran more time to build a nuclear bomb."
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez supported Kirk, suggesting that legislative action...
25 November 2014 8:32
A grand jury in the US state of Missouri has declined to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson last summer.
Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, 28, will not face charges for the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9, St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch said on Monday night.
The grand jury “weighed...
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