Oct 8, 2018

Trump says stop and frisk "was meant for problems like Chicago"

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Speaking before the International Association of Chiefs of Police on Monday, President Trump said that stop and frisk "works" and "was meant for problems like Chicago."

Why it matters: Stop and frisk was popularly known as an NYPD policy of temporarily detaining, questioning and possibly searching pedestrians if officers have "reasonable suspicion" of a potential crime. It was ruled unconstitutional in 2013 by a district judge who claimed the policy violates the Fourteenth Amendment's promise of equal protection, as research shows minorities are stopped at a far higher rate than whites.

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Bob Iger to step down as CEO of Disney

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The Walt Disney Company said Tuesday that it had named longtime Disney executive Bob Chapek as CEO Bob Iger's successor, effectively immediately. Iger will remain executive chairman of the company through 2021.

Why it matters: Iger is credited with having successfully turned around Disney’s animation and studio businesses and with the strategic acquisition of Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and 21st Century Fox. Most recently, he was the person behind Disney's successful launch of its Netflix rival Disney+.

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India gives Trump warm welcome as brutal protests rip New Delhi apart

People supporting India's new citizenship law beat a Muslim man in New Delhi, India. Photo: Danish Siddiqui/TPX/Reuters

While President Trump enjoys a hero's welcome in India, that nation's capital is being torn apart by violent protests between Hindus and Muslims.

The state of play: At least 186 people — 56 police officers and 130 protesters — have been injured and 10 killed in recent clashes, a New Delhi police spokesperson told the AP.

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