Corbyn calls for unity after winning Britain’s Labour leadership vote


LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) – Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party on Saturday and called for unity after ending a “coup” by more centrist lawmakers who say his left-wing agenda can never deliver victory at the polls.

Pressure rises for Charlotte police to release shooting video


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Reuters) – Police in Charlotte, North Carolina were under mounting pressure on Saturday to make public video of the fatal police shooting of a black man that sparked unrest this week, after a fourth night of protests unfolded peacefully under the watch of National Guard troops.

Thousands march in Dublin, abroad for Irish abortion rights


DUBLIN (Reuters) – Thousands of protestors marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the world on Saturday, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws.

Balkan route nations say to focus on achievable ways to prevent new migrant influx


VIENNA (Reuters) – European countries on the route used by more than a million migrants to reach the continent last year agreed on Saturday to focus on the more easily achievable ways to prevent another influx than the big issues the EU is divided over, Austria said.

Mourners weep at funeral for black teen shot by Ohio police


COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) – The mother of a 13-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer in Columbus, Ohio, wept and pleaded that his casket not be closed for the last time at his funeral service on Saturday.

Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall


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N.Y. Times endorses Clinton in White House race


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The New York Times endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for the White House on Saturday, saying she was more qualified than Republican presidential rival Donald Trump to handle the challenges facing the United States.

Ecuador hopes hearing marks ‘beginning of the end’ of Assange saga


UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Ecuador hopes that the October questioning of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in the country’s London Embassy since 2012, will mark the “beginning of the end” of the legal deadlock over case, Ecuador’s foreign minister said.

Syrian government makes Aleppo advance in major attack


BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian army and militia allies seized ground north of Aleppo on Saturday, tightening a siege of the city’s rebel-held east while warplanes bombed it relentlessly in a Russian-backed offensive that has left Washington’s Syria policy in tatters.

The women who filmed their loved ones’ final moments


Videos of police shooting and killing black men have transfixed Americans, relaunched debate on police overreach and sparked protests and riots in recent years. See original post