US commander lauds progress as NATO ends its Afghan war
The US commander of international forces in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed the achievements of 13 years of fighting against the Taliban, as NATO formally ended its war at a ceremony in Kabul.
Ferguson officer placed on unpaid leave after calling Brown memorial 'trash'
The spokesman for the Ferguson, Mo., police department has been placed on unpaid leave after calling the makeshift memorial to slain teenager Michael Brown a "pile of trash in the middle of the street."
1 dead, hundreds stranded in Greek ferry disaster
An Italian Coast Guard official says one person died while attempting to escape from a blazing ferry stranded in the Adriatic Sea, and another was injured.
Photos: AirAsia Flight QZ8501 disappears
An Indonesia Search and Rescue officer inspects the operational air navigation map during the investigation of missing Air Asia QZ8501 at the crisis centre of Juanda International Airport Surabaya on December 28, 2014 in Surabaya, Indonesia. (Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)
Angry police shun NYC mayor at funeral for slain officer
By Jonathan Allen and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of police from cities across the United States filled a New York City church and nearby streets on Saturday for the funeral of one of two policemen shot by a man who said he was avenging the killing of unarmed black men by police. The service for Rafael Ramos was one of the largest police funerals in the city's history, with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden among the dignitaries. But the tradition-bound ceremony was marked by an unusual protest against Mayor Bill de Blasio. ...
Tensions with New York City police go beyond racial issues: commissioner
By Frank McGurty NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tensions between New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and the police are rooted in issues that go beyond racial relations, the police commissioner said on Sunday, a day after the funeral of one of two officers slain a week ago as they sat in their patrol car. The tensions "involve labor contracts. They involve a lot of history in the city that's really different from some of what's going on in the country as a whole,” Commissioner Bill Bratton said on NBC’s “Meet the Press." "You need to understand this isn't just about policing,” he said. ...
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