3,000 migrants died in Mediterranean this year

3,000 migrants died in Mediterranean this year

More than 3,000 migrants and refugees have died crossing the Mediterranean in a desperate bid to reach Europe's shores since the start of the year, the International Organization for Migration said Tuesday. The figure so far represents a 40 percent drop compared to last year's record of 5,000 known or suspected drownings. "That mark (was) probably passed sometime over last weekend," when more than 30 migrants died off the coast of Libya, IOM spokesman Joel Millman told reporters in Geneva.

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GRAPHIC VIDEO: Body cam footage of NYPD shooting released

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Body cam footage of NYPD shooting released

The NYPD released body camera footage of an officer-involved shooting in Upper Manhattan last month. The incident happened October 22 at an apartment on West 143rd Street in Hamilton Heights. Two officers were responding to a call for a man who was attempting suicide. After knocking on Paris Cumming's door, the 27-year-old man charged at them with two knives.

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