African-American Man Killed in Syria Fighting for Islamic Militants

The North Star News, News Report, Posted: Aug 28, 2014

Douglas McAuthur McCain, a black man from the Minneapolis, Minn., area, was killed in Syria, fighting for ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq, the White House has confirmed.

Majority of Chinese Homeowners Don't Have Earthquake Insurance

 

World Journal, News Report, Posted: Aug 27, 2014

The majority of Chinese homeowners do not buy earthquake insurance when they buy a house,

SF to Provide Legal Counsel to Undocumented Youth

 

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 27, 2014

San Francisco on Wednesday will announce a new program to provide legal counsel to undocumented immigrants facing deportation.

Dreamers Confront Sen. Marco Rubio Over His Support to End DACA

 

VOXXI, News Report, Posted: Aug 27, 2014

A group of Dreamers confronted Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) at an event Monday evening over his support to end the deferred action program that is helping undocumented youth get work permits and live without fear of deportation.

Jose Antonio Vargas Applies for Deferred Action

 

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Aug 26, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning Filipino American journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who is arguably the most visible undocumented immigrant in America right now, has joined 10 other fellow undocumented immigrants in applying for temporary relief from deportation proceedings under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. - See more at: http://asianjournal.com/news/jose-antonio-vargas-applies-for-deferred-action/#sthash.vMZ92vw7.dpuf

Iceland on Alert for Massive Eruption of Bardarbunga Volcano

 

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Aug 25, 2014

This is the question facing geologists as they contemplate a potential eruption of a massive volcano under the island nation’s largest glacier—a volcano that dwarfs Eyjafjallajokull, whose 2010 eruption famously disrupted air travel for days, stranding millions of travelers.

New Orleans Holds Rally Protesting Police Brutality

 

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Aug 25, 2014

Lafayette Square Park was tightly roped off when a couple hundred protestors gathered there last Thursday night to express their outrage with out-of-control police violence in #Ferguson, Mo., New Orleans, and beyond.

Michael Brown Funeral Service

 

The Root , News Report, Posted: Aug 25, 2014

The presence of White House officials at the ceremony underscores the degree to which the tragic shooting of Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old, has sparked a national debate at the highest levels over race and police tactics. Brown was shot six times by Darren Wilson, 28, a white officer with the Ferguson Police Department.

Groups Sue U.S. Government for Deportation of Mothers and Children Fleeing Violence in Central America

 

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 22, 2014

The lawsuit challenge the government's policy that denies a fair deportation process to mothers and children who have fled violence, death threats, rape, and persecution in Central America.

Vietnam's Rights Records Deteriorates, Does Not Warrant Lethal Weapons Sale

 

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Aug 20, 2014

The two senators on their visit to Hanoi had suggested that the U.S. should accelerate the resumption of lethal weapons sales. The senators cited Vietnam’s accession to the U.N. Convention Against Torture as a sign of improvement in human rights.

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