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Officials: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson police

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, law enforcement officials familiar with the report said Tuesday. 267 more words


House Lannister

Ahhhh down to the second to last set!

Without the name, you probably guessed this was House Lannister. I used Cersei as my base for creating a wonderfully dramatic set for any modern woman in House Lannister, the Lionesses I call them. 145 more words


Central Asia’s Cheap Oil Double Whammy

The prolonged slump in oil prices is causing plenty of wailing and gnashing of teeth from Oran to Ottawa. But for countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia, the oil swoon has been coupled with Russia’s economic implosion to create a particularly ugly economic outlook. 881 more words


Police Task Force Report: "Now Is the Time!"

I just received the Task Force report and find it both challenging and satisfying.

“President Barack Obama said Monday the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that law enforcement needs to change practices to build trust in minority communities, as a White House task force called for independent, outside investigations when police use deadly force. 2,310 more words


Petraeus Lied to FBI

Dropping years of denials, former CIA Director David Petraeus pleaded guilty Tuesday to mishandling classified information by providing it to his biographer and former mistress, Paula Broadwell. 744 more words


Report: Google preparing iOS app for Android Wear smartwatches

Right now, you need an Android phone to use an Android Wear smartwatch. But according to a report from French technology website 01net, Android Wear might be going cross-platform with an iOS app, possibly launching at Google’s annual developer conference in May. 261 more words

Morecambe Bay Investigation Report published

My heart and prayers go out to the parents and families of all the babies and the mother that died unnecessary due to the shocking errors made. 251 more words