The already icy relationship between police and the New York City mayor’s office has intensified following the shooting death of two police officers in broad daylight, with the head of the police union holding Mayor Bill de Blasio partly responsible for the killings. 30 more words
MOSCOW — In a sign of new limits on Facebook’s ability to serve as a platform for political opposition movements, Russian users appear to have been blocked from accessing a page calling for a protest in support of a prominent dissident. 7 more words
Let's blame conservatives for all the killings they're responsible for. Then again, maybe not.
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President Raul Castro demanded on Saturday that the United States respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work to restore diplomatic ties, and warned that Cuban-American exiles might try to sabotage the rapprochement. 37 more words
Charlie Shrem, the former Bitcoin Foundation Inc. executive who pleaded guilty to charges tied to the illicit online bazaar “Silk Road,” was sentenced to two years in prison by a judge who rejected his bid to remain free and “change the world.” 7 more words
Some guys spend their spare time restoring automobiles, devoting garage space to motionless Corvettes and Camaros. David Pares is making his own warp drive. Pares’ laboratory, the headquarters for his Space Warp Dynamics endeavor, is attached to the mid-size Aksarben-area home where he lives with his wife and their cat. 12 more words