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Ethiopian-Israelis decry family separation as discriminatory

JERUSALEM –  Zemenech Bililin has not seen her sisters in more than a decade, since she immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia with part of her family. Now a 19-year-old infantry soldier in Israel’s military, Bililin says she is outraged that she is fulfilling her duties as a citizen but the state is shirking its responsibility to bring her relatives to ...

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Despite arrest, police beating shows technology shortcomings

RALEIGH, N.C. –  A white police officer shown on video beating a black pedestrian has been charged with felony assault in a North Carolina case that sparked outrage over use of excessive force. The case against former Asheville police officer Christopher Hickman stems from an August 2017 encounter but became public only last week after a leaked body camera video ...

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Florida's 2016 'Officer of the Year' arrested after feces, guns, drugs allegedly found in his 'disgusting' home

Brevard County Deputy Nicholas Worthy was fired from his job and arrested Thursday after police searched his home.  (FOX35) A former U.S. Army Ranger who won the Florida Sheriffs Association’s 2016 “Law Enforcement Officer of the Year” award has been fired from his job as a deputy after authorities found feces, guns, drugs and assorted garbage strewn about his “absolutely ...

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Central banker: China can be 'bolder' about market opening

BEIJING –  China’s central bank governor says the country can be bolder in opening its financial markets following steps to strengthen its regulatory system and encourage use of its currency abroad. Zhou Xiaochuan’s comments Friday during the meeting of China’s national legislature follow government promises last year to give foreign investors more access to its state-owned banking and securities industries. ...

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How Paul Manafort is connected to Trump, Russia investigation

Who is Paul Manafort? President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, is a key figure lawmakers and federal investigators want to speak with in their Russia probe. Why and who is the longtime political operative? Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, has pleaded not guilty to a variety of charges brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team. Manafort ...

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Austrian police detain suspect in Vienna knife attack, police say

An officer blocks a street when police is on the hunt for an attacker after several people have been injured in a knife attack on the streets of Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, March 7, 2018.  (AP Photo/Ronald Zak) Authorities in Austria have detained a 23-year-old suspect Thursday in connection with knife attacks in Vienna in which four people were injured, Vienna ...

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Decapitated body found near remote ammo-filled survivalist bunker in Washington, police say

Police are searching for Jacob Gonzales, who they identified as a person of interest in the slaying of a 26-year-old woman found beheaded near a survivalist bunker on Saturday.  (Island County Sheriff’s Office) A 26-year-old woman was found decapitated Saturday afternoon near a survivalist bunker loaded with guns and ammo in northwest Washington, and police say a person of interest ...

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