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  • Grand jury decides not to indict Ferguson policeman for Michael Brown's death November 25, 2014

    A Missouri grand jury has decided not to indict a police officer in the shooting death of 18-year-old African American Michael Brown in August. The decision has once again sparked off tension in Ferguson. US President Barack Obama said that whoever wants to protest against the decision, must do it...
  • US: Ferguson protests flare into violence after no indictment in Brown death November 25, 2014

    Ferguson: Police who formed a wall of clear riot shields outside the precinct were pelted with bottles and cans as the crowd surged up and down the street immediately after authorities said the grand jury voted to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. "Murderers,...
  • Barack Obama urges people of Ferguson to react peacefully November 25, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama urged the people of Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday to react peacefully to a grand jury's decision not to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, and for police to show restraint. Obama spoke in the White House briefing room shortly after...
  • US: Jury decides not to indict Ferguson policeman for African-American Michael Brown's death, evokes protest November 25, 2014

    Ferguson: A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and exposed deep racial tension between many black Americans and police. St Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch announced...
  • Police arrest teen who they say led officers on car chase after driving to road test facility November 16, 2014

    Jonesboro, Ark.: Arkansas police have arrested a teenager who they say led officers on a car chase after he drove to a state road test facility without a license. The Jonesboro Sun reports the 19-year-old was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony fleeing. The teen showed up to take the test at...
  • Delhi teen stabbing: The responses of these eyewitnesses will shock you August 28, 2014

    A 17yearold boy, stabbed on the streets of the capital on Wednesday, died while being questioned by the police. A mobile phone footage has shown that crucial time was lost when he was being interrogated instead of being taken to the hospital. ...
  • Mourners urge black Americans to take action August 26, 2014

    St. Louis: The mourners filled an enormous church to remember Michael Brown recalling him as a "gentle giant," aspiring rapper and recent high school graduate on his way to a technical college. But the funeral that unfolded on Monday was about much more than the black 18yearold who lay in...
  • UN chief urges restraint after protests over teen's killing in US August 19, 2014

    United Nations: As protests intensify over the killing of an American teenager in Missouri, UN chief Ban Kimoon on Tuesday urged all parties to exercise restraint and for authorities to respect the right to peaceful assembly. According to Ban's spokesperson, the UN chief is aware that US federal authorities have announced...
  • US teen death: Obama appeals for calm as Ferguson remains tense, assures probe August 19, 2014

    Police on Monday enforced a curfew against protesters angry at the death of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson. US President Barack Obama said, "The Justice Department has opened an independent federal civil rights investigation into the death of Michael Brown. They are on the ground...
  • US troops on streets after police shooting protests August 19, 2014

    Ferguson (US): US National Guard troops deployed in a suburban Missouri town on Monday as authorities struggled to contain weekold protests triggered when a police officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager. State Governor Jay Nixon lifted an overnight curfew as the soldiers arrived, but tempers were running high amid ongoing...
  • Police hurl tear gas at US protesters in Ferguson August 18, 2014

    Ferguson: Riot police on Sunday hurled tear gas and marched on rioters in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson, wracked by race riots since police shot dead an unarmed black teenager. Police in body armor, gas masks and marching with armored vehicles moved in to disperse the mob of mostly young...
  • Curfew reimposed in Missouri city where black teen shot by police August 18, 2014

    Ferguson: Authorities on Sunday imposed a midnight curfew for the second night a row in the tense St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot to death last week by police. They blocked off at least one street to vehicle traffic before the sun even set. The move came...
  • Police enforce curfew against protesters in Ferguson, Missouri August 17, 2014

    Ferguson: Police enforced a curfew against protesters angry at the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, clearing the streets of demonstrators early on Sunday during a tense standoff. "You must disperse immediately," a law enforcement official warned over a loudspeaker as police slowly...
  • Missouri Governor declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson August 17, 2014

    Ferguson(US): Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew in a St Louis suburb where police and protesters have clashed after a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago. Nixon said on Saturday that though many protesters were...
  • Officer in Missouri shooting unaware teen was a suspect: Police August 16, 2014

    Ferguson: Minutes before a police officer shot him dead, Michael Brown had become a suspect in the theft of cigars from a store, according to police reports released on Friday after days of protests in a St. Louis suburb over the unarmed black teenager's death. But what, if anything, that had...
  • Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort among Teen Choice Awards winners August 11, 2014

    Los Angeles: Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort of "The Fault in Our Stars" rode a victorious wave at the Teen Choice Awards. The actors were honored with several prizes at Sunday's fanfavorite extravaganza, including choice drama movie actor and breakout movie star for Elgort and choice drama and action movie actress...
  • Suspected revenge killing sparks Jerusalem clashes July 2, 2014

    Jerusalem: The suspected abduction of an Arab teen followed by the discovery of a body in Jerusalem on Wednesday ignited clashes between Israeli police and stonethrowing Palestinians, who saw it as a revenge attack for the killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said authorities...
  • Israel launches Gaza air strike after bodies of 3 missing teens found July 1, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israel bombed dozens of sites in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, striking at Hamas after finding the bodies of three missing teenagers whose abduction and killing it blames on the Palestinian Islamist group. Israel's security cabinet, which held an emergency session late on Monday and was due to meet again...
  • 2 Palestinians killed as Israel searches for teens June 22, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israel's military says troops have shot dead one Palestinian, and a Palestinian medical official says another was killed, as the army searches for three missing teens and looks to dismantle the Islamic militant group Hamas. The army says a Palestinian man in the Nablus area approached soldiers in a...
  • Netanyahu speaks to Abbas about three abducted Israeli teens June 17, 2014

    Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday and said he expected him to help in efforts to find three Israeli teenagers abducted in the occupied West Bank. "I expect you to help in the return of the kidnapped youngsters and in catching the abductors," a...
  • US teens are drinking less, texting more: Study June 15, 2014

    New York: American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less. But they're texting behind the wheel and spending a lot of time on video games and computers, according to the government's latest study of worrisome behaviour. Generally speaking, the news is good. Most forms of drug use, weapons use...
  • Why young people share almost everything online May 8, 2014

    New York: Danah Boyd has made a name for herself at the research division of Microsoft for painstaking work examining social media, Big Data and the tension between public and private lives, but it's her teens'eye view of the digital world that sets her apart. Now, Boyd has written her first...
  • US teen posts video 'Me driving like an idiot' on YouTube showing him crashing into multiple cars, arrested May 7, 2014

    A US teen has been arrested after posting a video of himself titled 'Me driving like an idiot' on YouTube that showed him crashing into multiple cars. Eighteenyearold Robert Kelley from Florida was charged with two counts of leaving the scene of a crash with injuries after posting the video clip...
  • Watch plane stowaway Yahya Abdi's unbelievable story: Hawaii releases video showing the teen hopping from a jet's wheel well May 7, 2014

    The security footage looks unassuming at first: a Hawaiian Airlines jet parked at a gate at the Maui airport under overcast skies, and workers going through their regular routine. Then, the 15yearold's legs dangle briefly from the plane's belly and he drops to the concrete. Hawaii transportation officials released video Tuesday...
  • US: 14 teens break into mansion, charged for $ 1 million damage March 19, 2014

    Authorities have filed criminal charges against 14 teenagers who allegedly broke into a Southern California mansion and held a party that caused more than USD 1 million in damage and losses, including the theft of a stuffed snow leopard. Los Angeles County prosecutors announced the charges on Tuesday. Authorities say the...
  • 16yearold boy robs bank in Germany with fake gun January 27, 2014

    A 16yearold boy held up a bank in Germany with his toy gun before making off with a fourfigure sum, but was quickly arrested while trying to flee on a bicycle. The teenager tried to escape to Austria after robbing the bank in the Bavarian town of Bad Fuessing, southern Germany,...
  • I can't wait to have a beautiful wife and little kids: Justin Bieber August 23, 2013

    London: Teen pop star Justin Bieber can't wait to get married but insists he is not forcing things along and is waiting for fate to take control. The 19-year-old singer, who is known for his on/off relationship with Selena Gomez, admits his main priority in the future is to settle...
  • FBI probes nude photo extortion of Miss Teen USA August 17, 2013

    The FBI is investigating allegations that the newly crowned Miss Teen USA was the victim of someone who hacked into a webcam in her Southern California bedroom several months ago in an attempt to extort nude photographs from her. Agents believe they have identified the person behind the alleged "sextortion"...