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The Latest: Kenya official blames extremists for sabotage

The Latest: Kenya official blames extremists for sabotage

The Latest on Kenya’s elections to be held on Tuesday. (All times local): 10:25 p.m. Many residents in Nairobi engaged in last minute shopping on the eve of elections and while others made travel plans to leave the capital city after Tuesday’s vote. Alfred Nganga, a press liaison for Nakumatt, Kenya’s largest supermarket chain, said the volume of customers Monday was the largest in recent weeks. Elizabeth Obeiro, an accountant said she stocked up on supplies when she realized there might be a s…
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Jarvis Landry is under investigation for battery

Jarvis Landry is one of the few players the Miami Dolphins cannot afford to lose for any length of time, but according to Andy Slater on his website, …
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Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry under investigation for possible domestic battery

The Miami Dolphins are aware that wide receiver Jarvis Landry is reportedly under investigation for possible battery, head coach Adam Gase told reporters on Monday. Time_Sports To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry (14) during training camp at Baptist Health Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University. (Photo: Steve Mitchell, USA TODAY Sports) Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry is unde…
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Broward State Attorney’s Office Reviewing Investigation Into Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter DAVIE (CBSMiami) – The Miami Dolphins are in the national spotlight due to the injury to Ryan Tannehill and subsequent signing of Jay Cutler. In the midst of all the quarterback drama, another situation has crept its way into the headlines. Dolphins star receiver Jarvis Landry is being investigated for a possible domestic violence issue. The Broward State Attorney’s Office has confirmed to CBS4 that the Fort Lauderdale Police has presented the SAO …
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Dolphins’ Jarvis Landry under investigation for domestic violence

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry is currently under investigation by police for battery after an incident with his girlfriend, Dolphins coach Adam Gase told the media. The investigation was first reported by Slater Scoops, which has details. The authorities have not yet decided whether to file charges. This is yet another troubling case of potential domestic violence in the NFL. While NFL teams have refused to sign Colin Kaepernick for his social justice activism—including the Dol…
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South Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale,' report says

South Sudan sexual violence on ‘massive scale,’ report says

It’s been five months since the shy, frail 13-year-old was snatched from his bed, drugged and raped in the middle of the night. The boy hasn’t been able to say much since. “I don’t remember a lot,” Batista says, darting his eyes toward the dirt floor as he sits in a makeshift clinic in one of South Sudan’s displaced people’s camps in the town of Wau. The Associated Press is using only the boy’s first name to protect his identity. Four years into South Sudan’s devastating civil war, the world’s …
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Miami Marlins’ Dee Gordon Gets Kicked By Young Cincinnati Reds Fan

Sometimes children have irrational thoughts when it comes to winning and losing in sports. And those ideas can involve violence if necessary, as this young Cincinnati Reds fan showed the Miami Marlins‘ Dee Gordon before their game on Sunday afternoon. It seems this youngster’s tactics may have paid off, as the Reds topped Miami 6-3 in the game. But let’s not reinforce this type of behavior – or at least wait until the playoffs….
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New initiative aimed at gun violence announced in Memphis

A new initiative in the Memphis area will toughen penalties for gun violence. Media outlets report officials announced Monday the campaign will focus on aggressive investigations, prosecutions seeking maximum sentences, and advertising that will send a clear message to offenders. Violent crime in Memphis has increase 10 percent in the first six months of 2017 compared to the same period of last year. Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich says the community is fed up with gun crimes. Count…
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AP PHOTOS: American black women feel it’s time to get a gun

A minister posing with a church manual in one hand and a 9 mm handgun in the other. A tax analyst cradling her AR-15 semi-automatic. A flight attendant taking aim, her blue fingernail polish glowing alongside the Glock 40. A banker in a black summer dress checking the chamber. They are among the American black women now picking up firearms and learning how to shoot. Most say they want to protect their homes, families and themselves. “What’s going to happen if something goes bump in the night?” …
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Indianapolis anti-crime group says Pence attending event

An Indianapolis anti-violence group says Vice President Mike Pence will return to his home state as the main speaker for its fundraising luncheon next month. Pence also is scheduled to take part Aug. 11 in a Statehouse ceremony unveiling his official Indiana governor’s portrait. The Indy Ten Point Coalition says Pence will speak during its luncheon at a downtown Indianapolis hotel. Tickets for the luncheon start at $250 a person. Ticket packages range from $1,500 to $25,000. The coalition’s web…
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Protests against president disrupt Brazil's major cities

Protests against president disrupt Brazil’s major cities

A general strike disrupted major cities across Brazil on Friday as union workers protested President Michel Temer’s proposal to loosen labor rules and trim pension benefits. In Sao Paulo, protesters blocked some of the city’s main roads and highways and hindered access to Guarulhos Airport, the biggest in the country. Later in the day, thousands marched toward the city hall. Access to Rio de Janeiro’s downtown was blocked early in the day, with traffic jams stretching 9 miles (14 kilometers) ou…
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Google pledges $2 million grant in efforts to curb gun violence in America

Google is ramping up efforts to curb gun violence, with a $2 million grant to benefit prevention programs in cities across the country. The pledge is part of the tech giant’s ongoing commitment to organizations and innovators working on racial justice. Related: A chance to trade guns for bail in Baltimore? The philanthropic arm of the……
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10 cent fuel tax hike among new Indiana laws taking effect

Indiana’s gasoline taxes are going up 10 cents a gallon. Children are being required to wear helmets when using off-road vehicles. And those who use drones for nefarious, sexual purposes could be charged with a crime. Those are just a few of the new Indiana laws that took effect on Saturday. The Republican-dominated Legislature considered well over a thousand bills during this year’s legislative session and GOP Gov. Eric Holcomb signed 271 into law, according to his spokeswoman, Stephanie Wilso…
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Chicago Police, Feds Team Up to Curb Violence

Chicago police are teaming up with federal and state officials to fight gun violence. On Friday, officials will announce a new task force featuring about 20 ATF agents, Illinois state troopers and state and federal prosecutors. Chief Anthony Riccio, who runs CPD’s Bureau of Organized Crime, sits down to talk more about the initiative.  Editor’s Note: NBC Chicago will offer a live stream of a press conference with Chicago police at 1 p.m. CT right here.  President Donald Trump announce…
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Lawmakers to take up domestic violence gun control bill

Legislation that would take guns away from people on domestic restraining orders is scheduled to be heard in a Rhode Island Senate committee. Lawmakers are aiming to end the session Friday. A hearing is set for 3 p.m. in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Under the bill, anyone on a domestic protective order issued by a court after Saturday would have to surrender guns and wouldn’t be able to get them back while the order is in effect. The legislation would also impose restrictions on anyone convi…
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Indiana domestic violence law addresses phone plans, pets

Indiana domestic violence law addresses phone plans, pets

A new Indiana law hopes to help those affected by domestic violence leave abusive relationships. The Evansville Courier and Press (http://bit.ly/2rmZgXo ) reported that the law, taking effect next month, allows judges to approve the transfer of phone plans over to domestic violence victims without the account holder’s consent. It also allows pets to be included in protective orders for domestic violence. That portion of the bill hopes to prevent abusers from using pets as leverage against their…
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Serbia adopts Remembrance Day for domestic violence victims

Serbia adopts Remembrance Day for domestic violence victims

Serbia has introduced a Remembrance Day for women killed by their husbands or partners as part of efforts to curb domestic violence in the conservative Balkan country. The government decided on Monday that May 18th will be dedicated each year to the victims of violence against women. The date was chosen because seven women were killed in just three days in May 2015. Deputy Prime Minister Zorana Mihajlovic says “it will be a day when we will say out loud that violence against women must stop.” M…
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Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence

Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas’ tough new anti-“sanctuary cities” law launched a raucous demonstration from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday, briefly halting work and prompting lawmakers on the floor below to scuffle — and even threaten gun violence — as tense divides over hardline immigration policies boiled over. Activists wearing red T-shirts reading “Lucha,” or “Fight,” quietly filled hundreds of gallery seats as proceedings began. After about 40 minutes, they bega…
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Managing senseless violence with technology

Managing senseless violence with technology

Two seconds. That’s all it took to turn a lovely summer evening into a scene of mass hysteria. Such was the singer Ariana Grande concert in Manchester last week. Teens and young adults were simply out to enjoy an evening of music when their world forever became scared. In this case, a suicide bomber decided to impose the agenda of the Islamic State. In the face of this tragedy, parents everywhere are looking to law enforcement officers to enhance their procedures, keeping their loved ones saf…
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Attorney general to address violent crime in Tennessee visit

Attorney general to address violent crime in Tennessee visit

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to speak with Tennessee law enforcement officials about efforts to fight violent crime, nearly two weeks after he said prosecutors should bring the toughest charges possible against most suspects. Sessions’ speech is set for Thursday morning in Memphis, a city beset by gang activity, drug crime and gun violence. One of the poorest big cities in the country, Memphis saw a record 228 homicides last year. Statistics show the overall crime rate throu…
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1 killed, dozens injured in caste violence in northern India

Police rushed forces to a north Indian town on Wednesday and arrested dozens of people to stop clashes that erupted when upper caste Hindus fired on Dalits belonging to the lowest rung of India’s caste hierarchy. Police officer Aditya Mishra said one person was killed and dozens injured in the violence Tuesday. Angry Dalits set the homes of some upper caste Hindus and police vehicles on fire in retaliation. Mishra said the Dalits were attacked while they were returning from a rally led by their…
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Germany detain 9 men, 4 tied to violent extremism

Police in Berlin have raided six sites across the German capital and detained nine people, some with links to Islamic extremism. In a statement Wednesday, police said the men were wanted on suspicion of organized drug dealing. Police said arrest warrants existed for three of those detained and a fourth person was due to appear before a judge Wednesday. Authorities consider the four to be “part of the Islamist spectrum willing to use violence.” The other five men are still under investigation. P…
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Miami Wear Orange: Gun Violence Awareness Day

Join Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and other community partners for Miami Wears Orange, a family event…
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In a neighborhood scarred by violence, cops and kindergartners share lunch, and more

In a neighborhood scarred by violence, cops and kindergartners share lunch, and more

The first time a group of uniformed Miami-Dade police officers walked into the cafeteria at Poinciana Park Elementary, the students asked teachers and administrators what had gone wrong. Is somebody in trouble? Is there going to be an arrest? In the Lincoln Fields housing project near Liberty City, where many Poinciana Park students live, police officers are often a sign there’s been a shooting. “I remember that first visit nobody talked to the cops,” said Principal Amrita Prakash. “Nob…
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Domestic violence hotline: Immigration-linked calls increase

Domestic violence hotline: Immigration-linked calls increase

The nation’s most prominent domestic violence hotline reports a sharp increase in calls from abuse victims struggling with issues related to their immigration status. The National Domestic Violence Hotline, established by Congress in 1996 and partly reliant on federal funding, says in its newly released annual report that it responded to 323,660 phone calls, texts and online contacts in 2016. Of these calls, 7,053 evoked immigration-related issues — up nearly 30 percent from 2015. Katie Ray-J…
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Plan to crack down on deadly gang violence clears NY Senate

New York lawmakers are hoping to battle deadly MS-13 gang violence with a proposal that could keep gang members behind bars longer. The Republican-led Senate approved a bill Monday to increase penalties for crimes connected to street gangs and create new crimes for gang involvement. Supporters say the bill is especially necessary in light of a string of killings on Long Island this year of mostly young people. At least 11 violent deaths since September in blue-collar communities Brentwood and C…
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Report faults commissioner's absences amid jail violence

Report faults commissioner’s absences amid jail violence

The head of New York City’s jail system spent 90 days out of the city last year even amid violence problems at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex, the city Department of Investigation said Friday. Investigators found Commissioner Joseph Ponte took his city-owned vehicle to Maine in violation of guidelines and other Department of Correction officials misused their agency vehicles with trips to Cape Cod, the Hamptons and other destinations. Commissioner of Investigations Mark Peters said the…
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Report faults commissioner’s absences amid jail violence

The head of New York City’s jail system spent 90 days out of the city last year even amid violence problems at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex, the city Department of Investigation said Friday. Investigators found Commissioner Joseph Ponte took his city-owned vehicle to Maine in violation of guidelines and other Department of Correction officials misused their agency vehicles with trips to Cape Cod, the Hamptons and other destinations. Commissioner of Investigations Mark Peters said the…
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Court summons 4 Penarol players about Copa Lib violence

Four players from Uruguay club Penarol were summoned to court on Friday to give testimony about the violence at the Copa Libertadores match with Brazilian club Palmeiras this week. Penarol club lawyer Gaston Tealdi confirmed to The Associated Press the four players were Nahitan Nandez, Matias Mier, Junior Arias, and Yeferson Quintana. He gave no other details. The match on Wednesday in Uruguay ended in chaos across the field as players chased and taunted each other. Some 30 fans were arrested, …
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