Scott Neuman http://ripr.org en California Highway Patrol Probing Videotaped Beating Of Woman http://ripr.org/post/california-highway-patrol-probing-videotaped-beating-woman The California Highway Patrol says it is <a href="http://laist.com/2014/07/05/chp_investigate_officer_caught_on_c.php">investigating a video that shows an officer repeatedly punching a woman</a> after trying to stop her from walking into traffic.<p>As Reuters notes: "The video, which was taken by a passing motorist, posted online and broadcast by local television stations, has caused an outcry from community activists who say the officer used excessive force in the arrest on Tuesday."<p>After the officer spotted the barefoot woman walking along the shoulder and stepping into lanes of the 10 Fr Sun, 06 Jul 2014 18:55:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 36304 at http://ripr.org California Highway Patrol Probing Videotaped Beating Of Woman Novak Djokovic Beats Roger Federer For Wimbledon Title http://ripr.org/post/novak-djokovic-beats-roger-federer-wimbledon-title Novak Djokovic won his first Wimbledon championship in three years in a hard-fought contest that went five sets, denying Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth title.<p>Djokovic took the trophy in a 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4 victory.<p><a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/tennis/wimb/2014/07/06/novak-djokovic-roger-federer-wimbledon-final/12265945/">USA Today</a> says:<p><blockquote><p>"Djokovic was serving for the match at 5-3 in the fourth set but Federer broke him twice and won the set forcing the match to go the distance.<p>"In the final set, Federer, who served well all day, had t Sun, 06 Jul 2014 17:22:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 36303 at http://ripr.org Novak Djokovic Beats Roger Federer For Wimbledon Title Separate Attacks In Uganda, Kenya Leave Dozens Dead http://ripr.org/post/separate-attacks-uganda-kenya-leave-dozens-dead <strong>This post was updated at 12:30 p.m. ET.</strong><p>At least 17 people were killed in Uganda in an attack by armed gunmen on three police stations in an area of the country that had once been the focus of an Islamic insurgency.<p>Meanwhile, the al-Qaida-linked group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for attacking on two coastal villages in Kenya that left at least 22 people dead. Sun, 06 Jul 2014 14:21:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 36302 at http://ripr.org Separate Attacks In Uganda, Kenya Leave Dozens Dead Report: Most NSA-Intercepted Data From 'Ordinary Internet Users' http://ripr.org/post/report-most-nsa-intercepted-data-ordinary-internet-users A <em>Washington Post</em> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/in-nsa-intercepted-data-those-not-targeted-far-outnumber-the-foreigners-who-are/2014/07/05/8139adf8-045a-11e4-8572-4b1b969b6322_story.html">analysis of data provided by Edward Snowden</a> has revealed that nine out of 10 communications intercepted by the National Security Agency were from ordinary Internet users, not legally targeted foreigners. Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:07:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 36301 at http://ripr.org Israel Arrests 6 Jewish Youths In Teen's Death http://ripr.org/post/israel-arrests-6-teens-death-holds-victims-us-cousin <strong>This post was updated at 4:10 p.m. ET.</strong><p>Israel has arrested six suspects in connection with <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/05/328845212/palestinian-teen-burned-alive-according-to-official">last week's killing of Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir</a>. Sun, 06 Jul 2014 12:17:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 36291 at http://ripr.org Israel Arrests 6 Jewish Youths In Teen's Death American Teen Visiting Israel Reportedly Beaten By Police http://ripr.org/post/american-teen-visiting-israel-reportedly-beaten-police The U.S. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 21:10:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 36285 at http://ripr.org Shootout Victory Sends Netherlands To World Cup Semifinals http://ripr.org/post/argentina-moves-world-cup-semifinals-after-beating-belgium The semifinals of the World Cup have been decided. Saturday's winners, Netherlands and Argentina, will meet each other on the field in Sao Paulo on Wednesday for a shot at the title.<p>The other half of that final match will be decided when Germany plays Brazil on Tuesday.<p><strong>Netherlands vs. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 19:11:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 36283 at http://ripr.org Shootout Victory Sends Netherlands To World Cup Semifinals WATCH: Hurricane Arthur From 30 Miles Out At Sea http://ripr.org/post/watch-hurricane-arthur-30-miles-out-sea Although Hurricane Arthur appears to have <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/05/328802686/arthur-disrupts-july-4th-festivities-but-does-little-damage#commentBlock">spared the U.S. East Coast any major damage</a>, 100 mph winds are nothing to take lightly, especially 30 miles out to sea along the infamous Frying Pan Shoals south of Cape Hatteras.<p>Take a look at the video above of Arthur as it passed on Thursday over Frying Pan Tower, a one-time U.S. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 17:44:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 36282 at http://ripr.org WATCH: Hurricane Arthur From 30 Miles Out At Sea Palestinian Teen 'Burned Alive,' According To Official http://ripr.org/post/palestinian-teen-burned-alive-according-official A preliminary autopsy of a teenage boy who Palestinians believe was kidnapped and murdered by Jewish extremists shows that he was burned alive, according to the Palestinian attorney general.<p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/06/world/middleeast/autopsy-suggests-palestinian-boy-was-burned-alive-reports-say.html?_r=0">The New York Times</a>, citing Mohammed Al A'wewy, says that soot was found in 16-year-old Mohammad Abu Khdeir's lungs, a sign that he was alive when his body was burned. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 16:56:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 36280 at http://ripr.org Palestinian Teen 'Burned Alive,' According To Official Philadelphia Row House Fire Kills 4 Children http://ripr.org/post/philadelphia-row-house-fire-kills-4-children A fire that swept through a stretch of Philadelphia row houses early today has killed four children in what the city's fire commissioner has described as a "tragic, tragic day."<p>The Associated Press reports that the fast-moving fire, which started just before 3 a.m. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 15:52:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 36276 at http://ripr.org Philadelphia Row House Fire Kills 4 Children