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The founder of SuicideGirls says a Saskatoon bylaw that stopped a performance this weekend is too vague and acts “like extortion.”
“If the government wants to tell the girls what they can and can’t do with their body they should be clear … not have these vague laws that intimate the girls into subservience,” said Selena Mooney (known as Missy Suicide), founder of the poplar SuicideGirls website and travelling burlesque show. 460 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis Police inspector in charge of the city’s 4th Precinct is on leave amid an investigation.
Chief Janée Harteau announced the change to police in a department-wide email Monday, saying Inspector Mike Friestleben has been placed on paid leave as authorities look into a “personnel matter.” In the meantime, Harteau said Inspector Mike Kjos, formerly of the 1st Precinct, will take his place, while Lieutenant Erick Fors takes his place. 28 more words
Around $15 billion – equal to about half the country’s foreign currency reserves – was stolen from Nigeria’s public purse under the previous government through fraudulent arms procurement deals, the vice president said on Monday. 116 more words
The United States has told Pakistan it will have to finance the purchase of U.S. F-16 fighter jets itself after members of the U.S. Congress objected to the use of government funds to pay for them. 47 more words