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Los Angeles County Sheriff Resigns Over Racist Emails

An official in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has resigned after sending emails that contained derogatory remarks about various ethnic and religious groups. 131 more words

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SuicideGirls founder calls Saskatoon law 'absurd' and 'offensive' after burlesque show cancelled

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

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4th Precinct Inspector On Paid Leave Pending Investigation

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

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3Novices : Nigeria's vice president says $15 billion stolen in arms procurement fraud

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

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3Novices : U.S. tells Pakistan it will have to fund F-16s itself

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

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Dad pleads guilty to charges connected to baby’s overdose death

COLUMBUS (WCMH) —  Kyle Richard Black pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges in connection to the death of his 11-month old child, who died from a lethal dose of heroin. 86 more words

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