Syrian warplanes bombed rebel-held areas near Damascus as Bashar Assad's troops battled opposition fighters for control of a strategic road that links the capital with the main airport, according to activists. The state-run news agency Sana said that troops had been battling rebels in the oil-rich province of al-Hasaka in the country's north-east, killing and wounding several "terrorists", as they call the opposition fighters.
Dallas Cops Who Joked About Pinning a Man to the Ground Until He Stopped Breathing Get Qualified Immunity
The decision vividly illustrates how the doctrine shields police from accountability for using excessive force.
Recent data from Minneapolis show an increase in shooting crimes but not other crimes, the same pattern as in Chicago in 2016. The likely reason is a reduction in police street stops, just as in Chicago in 2016.
Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Manipulators Are More Likely To Engage in 'Virtuous Victim Signaling,' Says Study
Plus: Protesters sue over alleged mistreatment by arresting officers, a new ruling on robocalls, and more...
I was one of the 153 signers and am a veteran of the Twitter wars. But even I was taken aback by the swift, virulent response.