Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams found Officer Edward Nero not guilty on all charges related to the death of Freddie Gray. The verdict was read to a crowded courtroom and overflow room Monday. Nero was charged by prosecutors last year in the death of Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody. The charges against Nero were second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, and misconduct in office.
On Monday, President Obama announced that the United States will be lifting its decades-long ban on sales of military equipment to Vietnam, provoking criticisms that the president lost the necessary leverage to compel Vietnam to improve its human rights record. And while some experts contend that the lift is part of an effort to counter China’s growing strength in the region, President Obama claims it is simply intended to standardize relations between the United States and Vietnam.
Although no line-by-line comparison exists on views held by the presumptive candidates, there is a clear winner on the question of the Second Amendment.
The Illinois state legislature unanimously passed a ban on the unwarranted use of Stingray surveillance.
Trump continues to gain momentum — and money — while Clinton flails away at her persistent rival Bernie Sanders.