Assault and battery

This Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 photo provided by The Cochran Firm shows Roderick Walker at the Clayton County Jail in Jonesboro, Ga. A sheriff's office in Georgia said Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020 it fired a deputy seen on video repeatedly punching Walker during a traffic stop. The deputy was being let go for “excessive use of force,” the Clayton County Sheriff's Office said in a statement. It did not identify the deputy, but said a criminal investigation has been turned over to the district attorney's office. (The Cochran Firm via AP)
September 13, 2020 - 8:36 pm
A sheriff's deputy in Georgia has been fired after being captured on video repeatedly punching a Black man during a traffic stop, authorities said Sunday. The deputy was being let go for “excessive use of force,” the Clayton County Sheriff's Office said in a statement. It did not identify the...
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September 13, 2020 - 2:38 pm
BERLIN (AP) — An assailant stabbed the driver of a car in western Germany early Sunday and investigators weren't ruling out an Islamic extremist motive for the attack, police said. Two men, including the suspect, were arrested. Shortly after midnight, the attacker opened the door of a car that was...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2018 file photo, a group of protesters chant slogans at the main gate of the Old Grand Bazaar, in Tehran, Iran. On Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, Iran broadcast the televised confession of a wrestler facing the death penalty after a tweet from President Donald Trump criticizing the case, a segment that resembled hundreds of other suspected coerced confessions aired over the last decade in the Islamic Republic. The case of 27-year-old Navid Afkari has drawn the attention of a social media campaign that portrays him and his brothers as victims targeted over participating in protests against Iran's Shiite theocracy in 2018. (Iranian Labor News Agency via AP, File)
September 12, 2020 - 2:51 pm
TEHRAN (AP) — Iranian state TV on Saturday reported that the country’s authorities executed a wrestler for allegedly murdering a man, after President Donald Trump asked for the 27-year-old condemned man's life to be spared. State TV quoted the chief justice of Fars province, Kazem Mousavi, as...
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People light candles during a torch light procession in memory of Willy Monteiro Duarte, in Paliano, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Hundreds of people have walked in a funeral procession honoring a young Black man whose brutal beating death during a fight has convulsed Italy and drawn condemnation from the highest levels of the government. Premier Giuseppe Conte and Italy’s interior minister attended the funeral Saturday for 21-year-old Willy Monteiro Duarte, who was killed in the early hours of Sept. 6 in Colleferro, a city on the outskirts of Rome. (Cecilia Fabiano/LaPresse via AP)
September 12, 2020 - 10:26 am
ROME (AP) — Hundreds of people in Italy joined a funeral procession Saturday for a young Black man whose brutal beating death has shaken the country and drawn condemnation from the highest levels of the government. Premier Giuseppe Conte and Italy’s interior minister attended the funeral of 21-year...
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Protesters hold a die-in outside the Hennepin County Family Justice Center where four former Minneapolis police officers appeared at a hearing Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Minneapolis. The officers are charged in the death of George Floyd who died in police custody in May. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 11, 2020 - 6:14 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A white police officer accused in the death of George Floyd had used neck or head and upper body restraints seven times before, including four incidents in which prosecutors say he went too far, according to prosecution documents released Friday in the case against four former...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2020, file photo, protesters lie on the ground demanding better handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kathmandu, Nepal. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)
September 11, 2020 - 12:10 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — On a sunny June day in Nepal, hundreds of young people in face masks stood a meter apart behind the barbed-wire barricades and rows of riot police guarding the prime minister's residence, shouting slogans demanding a better government response to the coronavirus pandemic. In...
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FILE — This undated photo, provided by the Cleveland Division of Police, shows Detective James Skernivitz. Two teenagers were charged Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, with fatally shooting Skernivitz and another man during what authorities said was a robbery attempt. (Cleveland Division of Police via AP, File)
September 08, 2020 - 1:14 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Three teenagers were charged Tuesday with fatally shooting a Cleveland police detective and another man during what authorities said was a robbery attempt. David McDaniel Jr., 18, of Cleveland, was charged with two counts of aggravated murder in Cleveland Municipal Court, records...
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A police officer and vehicles are seen at a cordon in Irving Street in Birmingham after a number of people were stabbed in the city centre, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020. British police say that multiple people have been injured in a series of stabbings in a busy nightlife area of the central England city of Birmingham.(Jacob King/PA via AP)
September 06, 2020 - 5:34 am
LONDON (AP) — A man was killed and seven people injured in late-night stabbings in a busy nightlife area of the central England city of Birmingham, police said Sunday. Police said they were searching for a lone suspect in what appeared to be random attacks. Chief Superintendent Steve Graham of West...
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This undated handout photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Justice shows Kenosha Police Officer Rusten Sheskey. State authorities identified Sheskey, a seven-year veteran of the Kenosha Police Department, as the officer who shot Jacob Blake. (Wisconsin Department of Justice via AP)
August 28, 2020 - 7:47 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Kenosha police union on Friday offered the most detailed accounting to date on officers' perspective of the moments leading up to police shooting Jacob Blake seven times in the back, saying he had a knife and fought with officers, putting one of them in a headlock and...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2020, file photo House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, takes her mask off to speak during a signing ceremony for the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, H.R. 266, after it passed the House on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Maxine Waters said she started focusing on police violence in 1979 after Los Angeles police shot a Black homemaker, Eula Love, during a confrontation over an unpaid gas bill. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 28, 2020 - 4:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation is once again at a crossroads over racial inequity, marking the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech,” yet torn apart by the Black Lives Matter protests against the police shooting of another Black man, this time in Wisconsin...
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