GRAPHIC: Body cam video released from officer-involved shooting that killed 6-year-old

MARKSVILLE, LA (WAFB) – WARNING: Some may find the body cam video disturbing and graphic. WAFB has only posted the first minute and 35 seconds of the raw video from the Marksville shooting.  Body camera footage has been released from the night of a fatal officer-involved shooting in Marksville that resulted in the death of a 6-year-old boy and left his father critically wounded. The highly controversial case has remained sealed, … Continue reading GRAPHIC: Body cam video released from officer-involved shooting that killed 6-year-old

Billionaire: Chinese real estate is ‘biggest bubble in history’

It’s the “biggest bubble in history,” he told CNNMoney in an exclusive interview Wednesday. Bubble is a sensitive word in China after the dramatic rise and spectacular crash in the country’s stock market last year, which wiped out the savings of millions of small investors who thought Beijing wouldn’t allow the market to drop. After struggling to contain the fallout from the stock market debacle, … Continue reading Billionaire: Chinese real estate is ‘biggest bubble in history’

U.S. Government To Pay $492 Million To 17 American Indian Tribes

The U.S. government has agreed to pay a total of $492 million to 17 American Indian tribes for mismanaging natural resources and other tribal assets, according to an attorney who filed most of the suits. In a joint press release by the Departments of Interior and Justice, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel said, “Settling these long-standing disputes reflects the Obama Administration’s continued commitment to … Continue reading U.S. Government To Pay $492 Million To 17 American Indian Tribes

Exoneration not recommended for man who served 31 years for crime he didn’t commit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Wilson County man who has been fighting for years to clear his name after he was wrongly convicted of rape was not recommended for exoneration Tuesday afternoon. The decision was made after Lawrence McKinney was granted a hearing before the Tennessee Parole Board. All seven members of the board voted not to recommend exoneration. McKinney was found guilty of rape in … Continue reading Exoneration not recommended for man who served 31 years for crime he didn’t commit

Saudi Arabia arrests teenage YouTube star over ‘enticing’ videos with female American blogger

Saudi Arabia has arrested a teenage boy on charges of “unethical behaviour” after appearing in online video chats with an American vlogger. Police claimed the videos shared on YouNow by Abu Sin and Christina Crockett, who lives in California, were “enticing” and invited “negative attention” from viewers around the world. The videos were originally shown live on the social streaming site but have since been … Continue reading Saudi Arabia arrests teenage YouTube star over ‘enticing’ videos with female American blogger

Microsoft commits to 50% renewable energy for data centres by 2018

Legacy PC enterprise Microsoft has announced a new commitment to run its data centres on 50% clean energy sources by 2018. The company also plans to up its renewable energy use in its data centres by 60% by the early 2020s, in a further step. The announcement for Microsoft’s green future was made by the company’s chief environmental and cities strategist Rob Bernard at the … Continue reading Microsoft commits to 50% renewable energy for data centres by 2018

Congress Ends Spat, Agrees To Fund $1.1 Billion To Combat Zika

After nearly seven months of bickering and finger-pointing, Congress on Wednesday agreed to allocate $1.1 billion to help fight the spread and effects of the Zika virus. The deal is part of a broader agreement to continue to fund the government after the fiscal year ends on Friday and the current budget expires. It brings to an end a partisan fight that has had the … Continue reading Congress Ends Spat, Agrees To Fund $1.1 Billion To Combat Zika