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  • Federal monitor ordered for Newark police for civil rights violations

    Federal monitor ordered for Newark police for civil rights violations
    New Jersey's largest police department will be placed under federal oversight for repeatedly violating residents' civil rights, using excessive force and failing to discipline officers for a wide range of misconduct, the Justice Department announced...
  • Pro-Palestinian protesters rally across France, defy Hollande ban

    PARIS (Reuters) - Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters marched in French cities on Saturday to condemn violence in Gaza, defying a ban imposed after demonstrators marched on two synagogues in Paris last weekend and clashed with riot police. French...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Radiohead to Jim Croce

    Setting Times stories to music: From Radiohead to Jim Croce
    My desk at The Times faces out onto Spring Street and LAPD headquarters. Normally it’s a pretty dull view, a lot of gray concrete and slim ribbons of glass. But around 4:30 each afternoon, something quite wonderful happens: The shadow of what must...
  • From foes to brothers in arms: Ukraine police and protesters unite

    From foes to brothers in arms: Ukraine police and protesters unite
    "Run for cover, everybody; get the hell out of here, on the double!" the leader of the commando unit shouted over his shoulder to the men behind him, his voice echoing eerily in the pitch-black basement. "It is a booby-trap. Watch your step for more wires...
  • Six Jewish suspects arrested over death of Palestinian teenager

    Six Jewish suspects arrested over death of Palestinian teenager
    Israel has arrested six Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death sparked violent protests in Jerusalem and Israeli Arab towns, a security source said on Sunday. With tensions high along the Gaza border, Israel...
  • Rockets from Gaza aren't only source of fear in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM The last week has been harrowing for Walid Abu Khdeir, who went to the Jerusalem morgue to identify the charred body of his nephew Muhammad, 16, the victim of an apparent revenge killing by Jews after three Jewish teens were abducted and...
  • Argentina, Netherlands set for duel while Brazil wonders what happened

    RIO DE JANEIRO, July 9 — Argentina and the Netherlands were getting ready to play on Wednesday for the right to join Germany in the World Cup final as the inquisition into Brazil's humiliating exit gathered pace. The hopes of a South America winner...
  • Florida teen injured in Jerusalem riots

    Florida teen injured in Jerusalem riots
    A 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent who appears to have been beaten by Israeli paramilitary police during riots in East Jerusalem is a Baltimore, Md. native who lives in Tampa, according to a family member reached Saturday in Florida. A man...
  • U.S. asks Israel to probe beating of American teen in Jerusalem

    U.S. asks Israel to probe beating of American teen in Jerusalem
    Violent protests sparked by the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager spread to Arab villages in Israel on Saturday, presenting a new challenge to the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel has stayed silent on the...
  • Extra patrols planned in Huntington Park for Mexico World Cup match

    Extra patrols planned in Huntington Park for Mexico World Cup match
    As Mexico and the Netherlands face off in their World Cup match in Brazil on Sunday morning, Los Angeles police and sheriff’s deputies plan to increase patrols in Huntington Park in preparation for a potential repeat of the unruly behavior that...
  • Crowd gathers in Huntington Park after Mexico's loss in World Cup

    Crowd gathers in Huntington Park after Mexico's loss in World Cup
    Waving flags, honking horns and chanting for their team, hundreds of soccer fans gathered Sunday afternoon in Huntington Park after Mexico’s loss to the Netherlands in its World Cup match. Police in riot gear stood down one boisterous group...