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Israeli army officer probed for striking activist in the face with gun

JERUSALEM — The Israeli army has opened a probe into an incident in the West Bank during which an officer struck a demonstrator in the face with his gun, a military spokeswoman said on Sunday. “This is a very serious incident. A detailed investigation has been opened into the circumstances…

NBC shuts down ‘Playboy Club’ after three episodes

LOS ANGELES — NBC pulled the plug on “The Playboy Club” on Tuesday after just three episodes in the face of poor ratings and an outcry from parents who thought the 1960s-themed drama was too hot for prime time. “That is true,” an NBC spokesman told AFP when asked to…

Deutsche Bank abandons 2011 profit targets

Deutsche Bank, Germany’s largest bank, said Tuesday it will miss itsprofit target for the current year in face of the financial market turbulence. The announcement sent Deutsche Bank shares into a tailspin on theFrankfurt stock exchange, where they were among the biggest losers, shedding 1.56 euros or 6.1 percent to 24.18…

Roseanne Barr: Behead bankers who don’t give up wealth

Comedienne and actress Roseanne Barr told RT’s Max Keiser Saturday that bankers should each give up all but $100 million of their personal wealth or face decapitation. Barr explained that she had spoken at the “Occupy Wall Street” protests in September. “I ended up speaking there to announce my candidacy…

Watch live: Murdoch faces Parliament

Update: Murdoch testimony interrupted after he’s hit in face with plate full of shaving cream. Watch video of the attack here. Update 2: Murdoch’s testimony has ended. After a short recess, former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks is expected to testify next. Watch this live video from MSNBC.…

Complaint alleges police tasered, beat mentally handicapped Ohio teen

Jesse Kersey, a 17-year-old mentally handicapped boy, was riding his bicycle near his home in Dayton, Ohio last Saturday when officer Willie Hooper pulled him over to talk. A civil complaint filed in Dayton County this week alleges that Hooper then became confused by the boy’s speech impediment and began…

Gun advocate allegedly punches Wisconsin union activist in the face

A daily non-violent singalong at the Wisconsin Capitol turned ugly Tuesday when it was interrupted by a former Republican state senator and two pro-gun advocates. Former state Sen. David Zien yelled “Walker for president” while the two other men attempted to cover some of the union activists with the former…

New Orleans police face trial in post-Katrina killings

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (AFP) – Five New Orleans police officers accused of indiscriminately shooting people in the chaos unleashed by Hurricane Katrina face a high-profile trial in the coming week. The deadly 2005 shooting on the Danziger Bridge and resulting cover-up came to epitomize the city’s failure to protect its…

Ohio police who slammed businessman’s head into concrete face lawsuit

A lawsuit filed May 26 in U.S. District Court alleges that police from the Ohio’s Put-in-Bay township used excessive force when arresting a man on a noise complaint on July 18 of last year. Attorneys for Bradley Ohlemacher are suing the Village of Put-in-Bay, Put-in-Bay Township, three Put-in-Bay police officers…

Libyan gang-rape victim Eman al-Obeidy flees to Tunisia

Eman al-Obeidy became one of the more recognizable faces of the so-called Arab Spring in March, when she burst into a Tripoli hotel and told journalists about her gang-rape at the hands of pro-Gaddafi military men, then was dragged out of the hotel and went missing for days. Now, al-Obeidy…

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