Latest Workplace discrimination News

Seoul: North Korea launches 3 ballistic missiles toward sea

May. 24, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched three ballistic missiles toward the sea on Wednesday, South Korea’s military said, the Norths’ first weapons firings in about two weeks as the country makes a much-disputed claim that its first domestic COVID-19 outbreak is weakening. ...

Montana man killed after allegedly pointing gun at officers

May. 24, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man was shot and killed by police after he allegedly assaulted a woman, led officers on a lengthy car chase through the state's most populous city and then pointed a pistol at them, authorities said Tuesday. Police responded to a hotel in Billings...

Live updates | Zelenskyy: Ukraine needs even more weapons

May. 24, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Russia is using everything at its disposal in the fight for four cities in the eastern Donbas region. “The situation in the Donbas now is very difficult,” Zelenskyy said late Tuesday in his nightly address to the...

Police shootout at Rio de Janeiro favela kills more than 20

May. 24, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police in Rio de Janeiro raided the Vila Cruzeiro favela before dawn Tuesday. setting off a fierce firefight that authorities said killed more than 20 people. The operation was aimed at locating and arresting criminal leaders, some from other states, police...

North Carolina man gets 10 years for shooting at police

May. 24, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Tuesday after his conviction on charges stemming from a police chase during which he fired multiple shots at an officer, a federal prosecutor said. Cedrick Tyler Armstrong, 37, of Zebulon was convicted...

South Korean officials says North Korea has fired a ballistic missile toward the sea

May. 24, 2022 17:27 PM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials says North Korea has fired a ballistic missile toward the sea.

Buddhist chaplains on the rise in US, offering broad appeal

May. 24, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wedged into a recliner in the corner of her assisted living apartment in Portland, Skylar Freimann, who has a terminal heart condition and pulmonary illness, anxiously eyed her newly arrived hospital bed on a recent day and worried over how she would maintain independence as...

Suspect sought after shooting involving Los Angeles deputies

May. 24, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities were searching for a suspect Tuesday after a shooting involving sheriff's deputies in East Los Angeles, officials said. Paramedics dispatched on a shots-fired call shortly after 9 a.m. transported one person to a hospital in unknown condition,...

Female ex-officers win $1M bias verdict against Philadelphia

May. 24, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two former police officers whose gender discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit led Philadelphia’s police commissioner to resign have won a $1 million verdict against the city. A federal jury on Tuesday found that Cpl. Audra McCowan and Patrol Officer...

Attorney: Police shot man seconds after order to raise hands

May. 24, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

A lawyer for the family of a 29-year-old Black man who was fatally shot last month by a Houston police officer said body camera video shows he was given only seconds to raise his hands before he was shot. Jalen Randle was shot April 27 as he exited a vehicle, police said. Police said...