While Mosby said Friday that the officers had made an illegal arrest because a knife Gray was carrying was not a "switchblade," a violation of state law, the police task force studied the knife and determined it was "spring-assisted," which does violate a Baltimore code.
The more we learn about Manny Pacquiao's shoulder injury, the uglier it looks for all sides involved.
The shoulder injury Pacquiao suffered prior to his fight with Floyd Mayweather was much more serious than it initially sounded, and now it turns out that Pacquiao will need surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff.
While the immediate effect of the surgery is that it will sideline Pacquiao for up to a year and eliminate the already dim hopes for a rematch, the injury has caused a further mess as people try to figure out who knew about it, why it wasn't reported, and why Pacquiao was denied treatment prior to the fight.
More than 300 Yazidi prisoners have been slaughtered by Islamic State militants near Mosul in Iraq. According to the Yazidi Progress Party, hundreds were murdered by Isis on Friday in the Tal Afar district, although it is not known how they were killed.Around 40,000 people were kidnapped at gunpoint when the terrorists attacked Yazidi villages last summer. The Yazidi have for centuries been one of the most persecuted minorities of the Middle East. Successive waves of persecution -- they claim to have survived 72 genocides -- by the Ottoman Turkish rulers of what is now Iraq, by Saddam Hussein and now by Islamic militants, have reduced the number of Yazidi from millions to an estimated 700,000. read more
May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling -- and encourage more folks to giving biking a try.
WITH SO MANY REASONS TO RIDE, WHAT'S YOUR EXCUSE?
National Bike to Work Week 2015 will be held on May 11-15.
Whether you bike to work or school; ride to save money or time; pump those pedals to preserve your health or the environment; or simply to explore your community, National Bike Month is an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride.
As a Democrat, I found President Obama's words on the Baltimore riots during his press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to be incisive and eloquent. But there was one important progressive issue the President forgot to mention entirely -- the disastrous impact of mass immigration on inner city black communities.
Of course, many progressives are neglecting this issue, even as they claim to be telling the whole story. Consider this email from the progressive organization MoveOn: