Mourners called for justice on Saturday at the funeral of Florida musician Corey Jones, who was shot and killed by a plainclothes police officer after his car broke down on a highway off-ramp. The death of the 31-year-old Jones is the latest fatal incident across the country involving police and black men. “We’re going to go to Washington and not stopping until a bill is passed that’s going to stop this brutality,” said Jones’ uncle Steven Banks at the funeral.
A militant group affiliated to Islamic State in Egypt, Sinai Province, said in a statement it had brought down the plane "in response to Russian airstrikes that killed hundreds of Muslims on Syrian land", but Russia's Transport Minister told Interfax news agency the claim "can't be considered accurate". The Airbus A321, operated by Russian airline Kogalymavia under the brand name Metrojet, was flying from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh to St Petersburg in Russia when it went down in central Sinai soon after daybreak, the aviation ministry said.
(Reuters) - Ohio State University's head football coach suspended his starting quarterback J.T. Barrett from the team's next game after the player was charged with driving a vehicle while impaired, the university said on Saturday. The suspension by head coach Urban Meyer will keep the sophomore out of Ohio State's Nov. 7 game against Minnesota, the school said. Ohio State, ranked the No. 1 team in the country, had no game scheduled this Saturday.