GENEVA - The U.N. Committee against Torture urged the United States on Friday to fully investigate and prosecute police brutality and shootings of unarmed black youth and ensure that taser weapons are used only in life-threatening situations.
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AUSTIN, Texas - Police in Austin shot and killed a man who opened fire on three major buildings in the Texas capital on Friday and also may have had some type of explosive device in his vehicle.
AMSTERDAM - More than 100 people were arrested worldwide this week after an investigation spanning 45 countries into the use of stolen credit cards to buy plane tickets, European police agency Europol said on Friday.
FERGUSON, Mo. - Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri began targeting Black Friday sales at major retailers overnight in a new tactic to vent their anger at a grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen.
WINDHOEK - Namibians voted on Friday in Africa's first electronic election that is expected see the SWAPO party to extend its 24-year rule as people in the mineral-rich country seek stability in the face of a global commodities downturn.