MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – These are the four stories you need to know about from Tuesday, Nov. 17. They include a large protest that cut off traffic on a main Twin Cities thoroughfare Monday night, and a fast food sea change.
51 Black Lives Matter Protesters Arrested
The U.S. Department of Justice is being asked to investigate the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark. A Minneapolis Police Officer shot him early Sunday after a struggle. Police say the 24-year-old man was not in handcuffs, but several witnesses say he was handcuffed and on the ground when he was shot. Last night, family said Clark was taken off life support as a large group of protesters cut off traffic on I-94. Ultimately 43 adults and eight minors were arrested in the protest.
Russia Puts $50M Price For Info On Jet Explosion
Russia is offering a $50 million reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for blowing up a plane over Egypt last month, killing 224 people. Russia says it’s now clear this was a terrorist act and a homemade explosive device equivalent to 1 kilogram of TNT was brought onboard that plane. ISIS is taking credit for the bombing.
Related: Good Question: What Does ISIS Want?
Charlie Sheen Announces He’s HIV-Positive
Actor Charlie Sheen took his message to “The Today Show” Tuesday morning that he has been diagnosed with HIV. A Hollywood publicist says Sheen is getting treatment and a lot of people in his life know about his condition. He said he made the announcement to put an end to extortion efforts, and that he had paid millions to buy people’s silence on the matter.
RIP McDonald’s Dollar Menu
McDonalds is scrapping its dollar menu. Starting in January, the fast food chain will begin testing a new value menu, called “McPick 2,” in which customers will get to pick two of the following items for $2: a McDouble, a McChicken, small fries or mozzarella sticks. The chain has been tinkering with its dollar menu since 2012, when it moved over to an “Extra Value Menu.”