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WASHINGTON (AP) — Cleveland officials and the U.S. Justice Department are ready to announce their settlement over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the city's police department.
At least 800 people have died in a major heatwave that has swept across India, melting roads in New Delhi as temperatures neared 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit). India's Meteorological Department said it had issued heat warnings to several states where temperatures were forecast to top 45 degrees Celsius over the next few days. "As of now, we don't predict any respite from the extreme heatwave for the next few days," said spokesman B. P. Yadav.
A Kenyan lawyer has offered US president Barack Obama 50 cows and other assorted livestock in exchange for his 16-year old daughter Malia's hand in marriage, a report said Tuesday. Felix Kiprono said he was willing to pay 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats in order to fulfil his dream of marrying the first daughter. At that time President Obama was running for office for the first time and Malia was a 10-year-old.