A southern California mom filed a lawsuit against the City of Carlsbad after a video was released showing officers pinning the woman to the ground, according to court documents.
Cindy Hahn, a 40-year-old mother from Newhall, said she was beaten by officers in front of her 11-year-old and 7-year-old children after they left a birthday party at Legoland.
Troubled teen apparel retailer American Apparel Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, Reuters reported.
The company said it had reached a restructuring support agreement with 95 percent of its secured lenders.
"This restructuring will enable American Apparel to become a stronger, more vibrant company," Chief Executive Paula Schneider said in a statement.
The company listed assets and liabilities of between $100 million and $500 million in its bankruptcy filing.
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South Korea's government says a South Korean student from New York University has been released by North Korea after about six months of detention.
Seoul's Unification Ministry said Monday that North Korea repatriated Won Moon Joo, 21, at the border village of Panmunjom. Joo had been arrested for crossing the Chinese border into North Korea.
Donald Trump remains ahead in the early Republican nominating contests of Iowa and New Hampshire, but his lead has shrunk from a month ago, according to new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist polls of these two states. In New Hampshire, Trump holds a five-point advantage over Carly Fiorina among GOP primary voters, 21 percent to 16 percent. But a month ago Trump's lead over the nearest competition in the Granite State (John Kasich) was 16 points, 28 percent to 12 percent. Trump is ahead of Carson by five points among potential GOP caucus-goers in Iowa, 24 percent to 19 percent - with Fiorina in third at 8 percent. Trump's lead over Carson in the same poll a month ago was seven points. Meanwhile, in the Democratic race, Hillary Clinton maintains her lead in Iowa with 47 percent support of caucus voters, and Bernie Sanders is still ahead in New Hampshire, leading the former secretary of state by nine points, 48 percent to 39 percent.
A dangerous rainstorm drenching the East Coast brought more misery Sunday to South Carolina — cutting power to thousands, forcing hundreds of water rescues and closing "too many roads to name" because of floodwaters. Emergency management officials sent a statewide alert telling people to stay off roads and remain indoors unless their homes were in danger of flooding. Interstate highways were closed by flooding — including a 75-mile stretch of I-95 in the eastern part of the state that is a key route connecting Miami to Washington, D.C. and New York. Nearly 30,000 customers were without power.
The brother of a Dodgers pitcher was shot five times while entering his garage at the rear alley of his residence early Sunday, his family confirmed.
The victim, identified by his mother, is Joel Ravin, brother of Dodgers relief pitch Josh Ravin.
Joel was shot twice in the neck, once in the arm, stomach and side, his mother said.
A surfer glided down a neighborhood street in one flood-stricken Jersey Shore town Sunday as a powerful, wind-swept storm that has pummeled the tri-state's coastline and has been blamed for at least two deaths this weekend pushes out of the region.
A surfer rode down Waterway Road in Ocean City, New Jersey, Sunday afternoon as high tides swelled onto the street. Video posted to Twitter shows him gliding along the side of a pickup truck before falling off the slow-moving board as someone off-camera laughs, "wipeout!"
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, when asked if he believes the Middle East would be better today if Moammar Gadhafi of Libya and Saddam Hussein of Iraq were still in power, responded, "It's not even a contest."
"You can make the case, if you look at Libya, look at what we did there — it's a mess — if you look at Saddam Hussein with Iraq, look what we did there — it's a mess," the real-estate mogul said in an interview with Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press."
Trump related the situations in both countries with what is currently happening in Syria and seemed to endorse a stronger President Bashar Assad, while admitting that he is "probably a bad guy."
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Miami billionaire Mike Fernandez spent the day flying his helicopter to and from the Bahamas to bring aid to those affected by Joaquin
The leader of a dive expedition heading twelve miles off San Diego's shore Saturday stopped just three miles out when she spotted a large fin, only to discover it was a rare whale shark swimming close to shore.
"It was really, really incredible," said Emily Callahan, an ocean conservationist and diver. "It was probably one of my best days in the water."
Callahan was working as a dive master of SD Expeditions during a shark trip heading 10 to twelve miles off the Mission Bay shore to find mako sharks when she spotted a large fin two feet out of the water.
GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah announced Sunday that he is running for House speaker in a longshot challenge to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, adding a new dose of turmoil for reeling House Republicans.
Chaffetz, 48, chairman of the high-profile House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said voters and the public want Republicans to fight, and the current House leaders don't deserve an automatic promotion.
"I can bridge that divide between our more centrist members and some of the more far right wing members. That's why I've entered this race," Chaffetz told "Fox News Sunday."
An amateur cyclist was killed after losing control on a winding California mountain road during Levi's GranFondo charity ride, an event founded by former national champion Levi Leipheimer, authorities said.
The International medical charity Doctors Without Borders said on Sunday it had withdrawn from the northern Afghan city of Kunduz after a deadly airstrike destroyed its hospital and killed 19 people, including 12 MSF staffers, NBC News reported. "MSF hospital in Kunduz is not functional anymore," Kate Stegeman, a Kabul-based spokesperson for the charity also known as Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), announced in a tweet on Sunday. The group blames the U.S. for the airstrike. Afghan officials said helicopter gunships returned fire from Taliban fighters who were hiding in the facility. Investigations are continuing into Saturday's bombing of the hospital.
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Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to close a loophole in the state's ban on importing, buying or selling elephant ivory or rhinoceros horns.
Dogs are loyal pets. This statement rings true for a 20-pound French bulldog when a surveillance video caught the pup chasing away two bears from his owner's property Friday, police said.
In one of the videos found on YouTube, the bears are seen walking around the back porch of a residence located Monrovia, California.
Thirty seconds into the clip, the tiny bulldog charges down the porch steps and starts jumping at one of the bears, causing to two to scatter.