The Los Angeles Police Department Bomb Squad responded to investigate a 'suspicious box' in the parking lot between the 32nd St/USC Magnet Center and the Shrine Auditorium. USC police 'followed procedure' by securing the area from all traffic.
On Wednesday a New York State judge vacated the indictment against NYPD officer Richard Haste, accused of killing the black teenager Ramarley Graham in the victim's bathroom. On Saturday the Graham family emerged with new allies and vowed to fight on
Over 100 supporters of the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign and other Palestinian groups protested the 65 th year of what they call the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians, which began in 1948 when over 750,000 Palestinians were driven away.
Organized by various civil rights groups, hundreds of people marched from four different points in the city, gathering at Philips Square in downtown Montreal, to show their support for people without legal status to reside in Canada.
Professional golfers fight for the 2013 title in a very competitive event at the Madeira Islands Open - Portugal BPI. Mark Tullo took the lead on day 4 followed by Peter Uihlein, Craig Lee, and Jarmo Sandelin.
Under the theme "Museums (Memory+creativity)=Social Progress", International Museum Day is recognized throughout the world. 32,000 museums in 129 countries on five continents participated in the event, and included the Regional Museum of Guadalajara.
Marking 100 years of the current Mexican Army, and a domestic tour with the purpose of establishing and strengthening ties with Mexican society, the exhibition "Armed forces, passion for serving Mexico" was opened in Durango City.
Thousands of Atletico de Madrid fans celebrated the victory over Real Madrid, and win of the Spanish King's Cup. The team held the official celebration party in the Plaza de Neptuno where the team placed their colors on the statue.
'Safe and Sound?' premiered at the Place gallery examining the Portland Police Bureau's routine use of force and other methods of alleged intimidation, focusing on the deaths of Kendra James, James Chasse, Aaron Campbell, James Perez and Keaton Otis.
Thousands of hospital staff, trade unionists, pensioners, and students gathered on London's South Bank to protest against the proposed gradual privatisation and dismantling of the National Health Service by the government.
People gathered in Dublin to protest the continuing criminalization of abortion. Except for Malta, Ireland is the only country in Europe where abortion is still illegal, and because of a strong religious lobby, the ban is likely to remain in place.
The East African Educational Publishers (EAEP) eulogize the fallen Nigerian writer and Father of African literature, Professor Chinua Achebe, who passed away at age 82. He was the most decorated African literary creative and critical thinker.
The London Guantanamo Campaign staged a mock 'murder scene' at the US Embassy on the 101st day of the Guantanamo hunger strike, with over 100 of the 166 prisoners taking part, and with many, including Londoner Shaker Aamer, now being force fed.
The Chinese-Korean Friendship Bridge, which crosses the Yalu River at Dandong in North Eastern China, is the main entry point for goods, and train travelers, going from China into the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea.
The Void Gallery in Derry, Northern Ireland premiered Andrie Molodkin's 'Catholic Blood'. A controversial work created with acrylic art pieces with the blood of Catholics pumping through, live streamed on to the galleries walls.
65 years after 700,000 Palestinians were driven out of their homes as refugees when Israel was created, Palestinians call for an end to the continuing "ethnic cleansing" and a boycott and sanctions until Israel complies with international law.
Pro-Palestinian activists attended a protest organised by Palestine Solidarity Campaign outside the Houses of Parliament in London to commemorate the Nakba, or Catastrophe, which took place 65 years ago in Palestine.
The Carnivorous Artificial Baits Shore Angling World Championship Ivancice 2013 started in Czech Republic. Teams and individuals from 16 countries show off a few kilometers of the river Jihlava his skill with a fishing rod.
65 years after 700,000 Palestinians were driven out of their homes as refugees when Israel was created, Palestinians call for an end to the continuing ethnic cleansing and a boycott and sanctions until Israel complies with international law.
Activists in Chicago held a demonstration by dressing up as Guantanamo Bay inmates and walking around downtown. They demand President Obama shut down Guantanamo Bay as a hunger strike continues for over 100 inmates detained indefinitely.
The London Guantanamo Campaign staged a Scene Crime at US Embassy, to commemorate the 100th day of Guantanamo Hunger Strike, claiming that torture at Guantanamo Prison is a crime, requesting its closure and freeing of its prisoners.
In memory of National Of Greek Discus Team Trainer Kostas Spanidis, who lost his life in 2010 at age of 51 years, the Throwing Events was held in his honor in Thessaloniki and given, in memory of him, his name to the throwing stadium.
A protest was held by World Can't Wait at Powell and Market on the 101st day of Guantanamo hunger strike. It was part of protests held in cities around the world starting on the 100th day of the hunger strike.