On the surface, the cases appear nearly identical: Michael Brown and Dillon Taylor, two young, unarmed men with sketchy criminal pasts shot to death by police officers two days apart.
But while the world knows of the highly publicized situation involving 18-year-old Mr. Brown, whose Aug. 9 death in Ferguson, Missouri touched off violence, protests and an angry national debate, most people outside Utah have never heard of 20-year-old Mr. Taylor.
A former UK soldier has a sex change and becomes a muslim. I highlight this to show that without the environment of safety, most liberal ideas would not come to light. You think this would be accepted in Iran or Saudi or any other truly muslim nation? If he/she even attempts to go to an environment where Islam rules, he/she will be killed. Plain and simple. So one has to wonder why someone would embrace an ideology that hates the individual? Two reasons: 1. Their environment lets them and they are stupid.
U.S. special operations forces early this summer launched a secret, major rescue operation in Syria to save James Foley and a number of Americans held by the extremist group ISIS, but the mission failed because the hostages weren't there, senior administration officials told ABC News. President Barack Obama authorized the "substantial and complex" rescue operation after the officials said a "broad collection of intelligence" led the U.S. to believe the hostages were being held in a specific location in the embattled Middle Eastern nation. "When we got there, they weren't there. We don't know why that is," a senior official said.
Supporters of Mireille Miller-Young cite the "cultural legacy of slavery" and even the effects of pregnancy to explain why the feminist studies professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara would accost a teenager spreading a pro-life message on campus.
The pregnant 38-year-old who pleaded no contest to misdemeanor counts of theft, vandalism and battery after stealing and destroying an anti-abortion poster and injuring a a16-year-old activist, says she's sorry for some of her actions and hopes to "makes amends through community service."
A Manassas city school principal is out of a job after it turns out he fabricated his resume. His firing is raising more questions about how he got the job in the first place.
Robin Toogood was the principal at the Jennie Dean Elementary School up until last month.
Employees here at the school are not allowed to go on camera, but they will tell you two things about Toogood: he was a nice man who was good at his job. But they will also shake their heads and tell you he was a man who was living a lie and lied to them about who he was and what his experience really was. read more