tinyfav.com February 23, 2018

Louis Concert Over Safety Concerns

18 September 2017, 01:13 | Jermaine Blake

The Latest: Protesters expected to reconvene for 3rd day

The Latest: Hundreds show for 2nd day of St. Louis protests

Noisy demonstrators disrupted shopping at suburban malls and marched through a district of bars and restaurants on Saturday, but the protests were peaceful following sporadic vandalism and violence a night earlier.

A concert by the famous irish rock band U2 led by Bono, has been cancelled Saturday, September 16, at St. Louis in the United States, where the police said the overloaded of work because of protests from the day before, after the acquittal for murder of a police officer, tells AFP.

After Stockley was acquitted on Friday, sporadic violence resulted in almost three-dozen people arrested and 11 police officers injured, including a broken jaw and dislocated shoulder, police said.

Live Nation said the St. Louis Police Department would not have sufficient personnel to monitor the concert due to unrest in downtown St. Louis after a not-guilty verdict against ex-police officer Jason Stockley in a murder case.

On Saturday, U2 said of the decision to cancel their Saturday night show, "We can not in good conscience risk our fans' safety by proceeding with tonight's concert". U2 was supposed to perform at The Dome at America's Center on Saturday. "As much as we regret having to cancel, we feel it is the only acceptable course of action in the current environment".

Sampha wins the Mercury Prize
Sampha has won the Mercury Prize for his album which ruminates about the loss of his mother from cancer. The Mercury Prize began in 1992, and was won by Primal Scream with their album Screamadelica .

United Nations special coordinator welcomes Hamas reconciliation statement
He did not meet with any Hamas leaders however. "If this is Hamas statement, then this is a positive sign", he told Reuters. Punishing measures included reducing electricity payments for the Gaza strip and cutting salaries for civil servants there.

I believe in "the First Amendment and boobs"
Former ESPN editor Keith Reed called the comment irrelevant and said it "shouldn't be brought up here", The Daily Caller noted . You believe in the First Amendment and b-double-o-b-s?" "This is done.

Stockley, 36, shot Smith, 24, five times December 20, 2011 after a auto chase that followed a suspected drug deal.

They have been held after the acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley, 36, who was cleared of murdering Anthony Lamar Smith, 24, after a auto chase in 2011. A fortiori in this city, in the suburbs where the riots have taken place in 2014 after the death of a young black man, Michael Brown, killed by a white policeman.

The BBC report that on Friday night over 33 protesters were arrested, and 11 police officers injured in the protests.

Prosecutors brought first degree murder charges in 2016, alleging that Stockley's comments to his partner showed premeditation and alleging he planted a gun in Smith's vehicle after the shooting.

Other News

Trending Now

Panthers TE Olsen to miss time with broken foot
Rookie receiver Zay Jones was open but Taylor's pass went off his hands and fell incomplete as Buffalo dips to 1-1 on the year. LeSean McCoy rushed 12 times for nine yards in the Bills' Week 2 loss to the Panthers, adding six receptions for 34 yards.

Are you serious? Arsenal in title race - Conte
Look, if you look at my record you will see that I played two years in England, in the Premier League , without losing games away from home".

Manchester City hit by latest Kompany calf blow
If this display is anything to go by, Pep may have just found the last piece of the City jigsaw that he so desperately needs. Raheem Sterling and Skrtel put them 2-0 up only for David Silva and Glen Johnson's own goal to level things after the break.

WICB chief 'hopeful' for T20 series in Pakistan subject to FICA's approval
Came to chase down the total, World XI never looked in the contention as they lost their batsmen at regular intervals. LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq waves out to the people while arriving in a traditional rickshaw.

Watch the 2017 Emmys Red Carpet Live Stream
Plus, there will be plenty of photos and videos on the Emmys/Television Academy and CBS Facebook pages. Everyone has a favorite show or actor but there are some clear favorites in the list of nominees.

Four US Tourists Attacked With Acid In France
The victims in their early 20s have been taken to hospital for treatment, La Provence newspaper reported . The spokeswoman spoke on condition of anonymity, per the custom of the French judicial system.

Crystal Palace vs Southampton 16 September 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions
A loan spell at Bournemouth , which had started well, ended early last season after he broke his leg playing against Tottenham. The ambitions here are realistic and there is an enormous potential for growth and I hope we can achieve our goals'.

West 2017 military drills kick off in Russia, Belarus
NATO's Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg earlier this month called on Russian Federation to "be fully transparent". There is also unease in Kiev, and Ukraine is now conducting its own military exercises.

Honeymoon plane request was about national security - Mnuchin
The controversy and coverage the comment generated led to further scrutiny of the trip to Louisville and Fort Knox on August 21. Mnuchin said the request was about national security, and "not about convenience".

State Senate Sends Budget to Governor Walker
The budget was supposed to be done by July 1 but GOP infighting over road funding has delayed the process. Scott Allen, Janel Brandtjen, Bob Gannon, Adam Jarchow and Joe Sanfelippo voted against the budget.