September 20, 2019

School bus driver arrested on alleged DUI after child calls 911 to report her ‘drunk’

manonallard/iStock(LONGVIEW, Wash.) -- A Washington state bus driver school bus driver has been charged with driving under the influence after a student got home and called 911 to report her. On Sept. 12 around 3:58 p.m., officers were tasked with locating a driver suspected of being under the influ..
September 20, 2019

Reward for missing 5-year-old girl Dulce Maria Alavez up to $35,000

New Jersey State Police(BRIDGETON, N.J.) -- The search for 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez entered its fifth day Friday with no significant leads or suspects, as authorities increased the reward for any information on the missing New Jersey girl to $35,000. "I'm hopeful that we'll find Dulce..
September 20, 2019

How Justin Trudeau’s blackface scandal may hurt his re-election — or not

alexsl/iStock(TORONTO) -- For some politicians, being photographed dressing in black or brown face multiple times would be automatically devastating to a political campaign. Some Canadian experts say that might not be the case for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, however. As Trudeau continues to wage his re-election bid amid a scandal surrounding three known incidents where he made himself appear as a different race, experts are evaluating how much of an impact they will have on his campaign. Fo..
September 20, 2019

Amnesty International accuses Hong Kong police of beating, torturing protesters

LewisTsePuiLung/iStock(HONG KONG) -- Amnesty International has documented "reckless and indiscriminate tactics" used by the Hong Kong police in responding to 15 weeks of anti-government protests. The London-based human rights group claims detained protesters have been tortured, too. “The Hong Kong police’s heavy-handed crowd-control response on the streets has been live-streamed for the world to see. Much less visible is the plethora of police abuses against protesters that take place out of s..