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August 14, 2014

Police Finally Interviewing Key Witness To Michael Brown Shooting

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WASHINGTON — A young man who said he witnessed the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, is talking to police on Wednesday. St. Louis County Police Department spokesman Brian Schellman told The Huffington Post at approximately 4:45 p.m. EDT that detectives are currently speaking with Dorian Johnson, 22, a friend of Brown’s who disputes the version of events provided by police. The St. Louis County…

U.S., Kurds Free Thousands Of Trapped Yazidis

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U.S. Defense officials announced Wednesday that U.S. and Kurdish operations in Iraq had “broken the siege on Mount Sinjar” in Iraq, making it possible for thousands of the Yazidi people trapped there by raiding Islamic State militants to escape, the New York Times reported. The break in the militants hold on the area resulted from U.S. airstrikes and Kurdish fighters, the paper reported. Tens of thousands of the minority group…

Huffington Post Reporter Arrested In Ferguson

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The Huffington Post’s Ryan J. Reilly and the Washington Post’s Wesley Lowery were arrested Wednesday evening while covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri after the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot by a police officer last week. The journalists were released unharmed, but their detentions highlighted the town’s ramped up police presence, which has left numerous residents injured by rubber bullets, pepper spray and tear gas…

Guys, makeup and Instagram videos – there really is nothing better

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Ladies (and gentlemen), this is something you have got to see! No matter what angle you approach this from, it is quite clear makeup can literally transform a face. It’s a craze going around right now that you don’t want to miss, or you will be cheated some laughter in your life. It even has its own hashtag, #makeuptransformation, basically unveiling the mystery of makeup, but also showing all of…

Police: Mom helped son partake in ‘fire challenge’

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A Charlotte woman is facing charges after police say she helped her son set himself on fire in a videotaped stunt known as the “fire challenge” that’s gaining popularity on social media and has left at least two other children with severe burns. The video taken in late July was posted on Facebook and made its way around the Internet. The 16-year-old boy is seen in the shower with shorts…

Teen guilty in Steubenville rape back on school’s football team

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STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio high school football player found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party two years ago returned to the field Tuesday with his old team. Ma’Lik Richmond played for Steubenville High School in a scrimmage against Cambridge, WTOV-TV (http://bit.ly/1lSi5IV) reported. Richmond and fellow athlete Trent Mays were adjudicated delinquent in the August 2012 assault on a West Virginia girl. Richmond was…