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Parrot detained by coppers over obscene language

Police in India said a parrot detained on allegations of shouting obscenities at an elderly woman refused to utter a single word for officers.

Chandrapur district police said the parrot, Hariyal, was detained at the police station in Rajura, Maharashtra, after Janabai Sakharkar, 85, told investigators the parrot would shout obscene words and phrases at her whenever she would pass by the home of its owner, her stepson.

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Poster of the day

Thanks, @BrettTreweek

Practice, practice, practice!

Crime

Mining for Coppers in Utah

I spent the first full week of July in Utah birding, butterflying, and botanizing.  I’d almost canceled my planned trip a week before I left — the Salt Lake area, where I would be based, was suffering under an extended drought and severe heat wave, with temps rising to 110F during the day.  537 more words

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Pro skiers aplenty; see Woodward Copper’s 2015 Summer Ski Camp lineup

Woodward Copper released its 2015 Summer ski camp schedule, today. Per usual, the lineup of pros and featured brands is awesome and the park setup atop the mountain is sure to be sick. 24 more words

San Francisco coppers can't be sued for shooting unarmed woman

The Supreme Court says police are immune from a lawsuit arising from the arrest and shooting of a mentally ill woman in San Francisco.

The justices ruled that police did not violate the rights of Teresa Sheehan when they forced their way into her room at a group home and shot her five times after she came at them with a knife.

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