Australian police on Thursday disrupted what they described as a pending attack “on a member of the public,” part of a sweeping counter terrorism operation a killing, in which alleged assailants planned to kidnap a member of the public, behead the victim and then drape him or her in an ISIS flag.
The man involved is alleging police brutality and filing a $5 million lawsuit against the officer, who claims he feared for his safety. The confrontation actually started minutes before it was caught on tape.
In the wake of Sept. 11, 2001, an aggressive brand of policing called “highway interdiction,” which involves authorities seizing money and property during traffic stops, has grown in popularity. Thousands of people not charged with crimes are left fighting legal battles to regain their money.
Since mid-August, the CDC has confirmed 104 cases of Enterovirus D68 in 10 states. Learn more about the Enterovirus D68 outbreak.
The Wake County Board of Education is expected to vote Tuesday on possible calendar changes for some of the county’s over- and under-enrolled schools.
Apple-philes experienced hours of frustration trying to preorder the iPhone 6 early Friday. And if you want a gold one or an iPhone 6 plus, prepare to wait.