Texas Police Violently Slam Teacher To The Ground Twice & Say Black People Have Violent Tendencies
Patrol car video publicly released Thursday shows a white Austin, Texas, police officer violently throwing a black woman to the ground during a traffic stop, followed by another white officer telling her black people have "violent tendencies" and whites are justifiably afraid.
First Muslim Tapped to Serve on House Intel Committee
Indiana Rep Andre Carson will be the first Muslim to serve on House intelligence committee. House Democratic leader Pelosi announced she would name Carson to panel at weekly caucus meeting on Tuesday, according to two senior House Democratic leadership aides. Keith Ellison was the first Muslim member elected to Congress in 2006.
Rescue operations were underway in Huruma estate, where a residential building collapsed trapping tens of people inside. Eight people were confirmed dead while six others were pulled out of the rubble.
According to Kenya Red Cross three adults and a child were pulled from the rubble and taken to Kenyatta National Hospital for treatment.
Clashes Erupt As Kenyans Protest For Electoral Reform: VICE News Quick Hit
Hundreds of Kenyans gathered in the capital of Nairobi for the third consecutive Monday to urge the government to replace officials in the electoral oversight commission. Protesters say the country can't otherwise hold a free and fair general election next year. (VICE News)
Convicted Ex-New Orleans Mayor Files Appeal Notice
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has filed a formal notice of appeal in the corruption case that resulted in a guilty verdict on 20 criminal counts and a prison sentence of 10 years. The appeal will be considered by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Hillary Clinton Rallies for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Has Surprise Encounter
First Bill, now Hillary. Both Clintons have made it to Maryland to rally support for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's bid for governor, but the former first lady and Secretary of State's visit didn't quite go as planned.