Commenting on the fatal shooting of a Harris County sheriff’s deputy late Friday, Ron Hickman, sheriff of the county, said that supposed anti-cop motives in the Black Lives Matter movement was to blame for high tensions that have put police in danger.
A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments to determine if California's death penalty system – which opponents say is riddled with unfairness and arbitrary delays – constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, a violation of the Eighth Amendment.
Human rights charity Reprieve has accused the UK Foreign Office of neglecting a British student held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who was allegedly tortured into falsely admitting to drugs charges.
A new bill drafted to create a “hostile environment” for asylum seekers will include tough new powers to strip pubs, liquor stores and takeaways of their licenses and shut down firms that hire illegal immigrants in the UK.
Baltimore PD, like many other US police forces, increasingly employs indiscriminate 'Stingray' surveillance technology for common, petty crimes while concealing that usage from suspects, their attorneys, and judges, according to a new report.
Hundreds of thousands of people who claim sickness benefits could be forced to work part-time under controversial new welfare reforms designed to target Britain’s “benefits culture,” Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has announced.
Criminal gangs from Eritrea, Afghanistan, Iraq and Vietnam earn up to €4m each year ferrying vulnerable migrants across the Mediterranean who have fled their homelands and are desperate to carve out a new life in Britain.