RT America -- July 30, 2015

Cincinnati cop released on bond after pleading not guilty in killing of unarmed black man

Former University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was released on $100,000 bail after having his first day in a Cincinnati courtroom Thursday, where he faced murder charges for the killing of an unarmed African-American man named Sam Dubose. The incident occurred during a routine traffic stop that was caught on Tensing’s body camera. Manila Chan reports live from the scene, with reaction from the city’s mayor, John Cranley.

Congressional summit wants better protection for whistleblowers

Lawmakers, journalists and privacy advocates celebrated “Whistleblower Appreciation Day” on Capitol Hill Thursday with a luncheon focusing on the need for better legal protections for whistleblowers and guaranteeing safety for their activities. Manuel Rapalo has more from Washington, DC.