Nine dead as plastic boat overturns in Greece

A plastic boat carrying migrants capsized in the eastern Aegean Sea near the Greek island of Kos on Tuesday, killing at least nine people including four children, authorities said, as thousands of people continued to risk the short sea crossing from Turkey in unseaworthy vessels. The coast guard said it had rescued seven people and… Read More Nine dead as plastic boat overturns in Greece

Police shoots black man in Minneapolis; 51 protesters arrested

Police in Minneapolis arrested 51 people on Monday night following a second day of protests over the police shooting of a black man. The 43 adults and eight juveniles were part of a group that blocked a major highway for two and a half hours. Police have released little detail about the shooting of 24-year-old… Read More Police shoots black man in Minneapolis; 51 protesters arrested