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  1. Admiral who was fired as No. 2 nuke commander denies role in counterfeiting casino chipsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    An admiral linked by Navy investigators to counterfeit casino chips denied Sunday that he played any role in making them. Investigation records say his DNA was found on the underside of an adhesive sticker used to alter one of the phony chips, but previously undisclosed emails indicate that the presence of his DNA is not conclusive evidence that he was involved in the fakery.

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  2. Anxieties mount as Ferguson awaits jury decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Item

    Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently needed more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge. More than 3A1 2 months have passed since police Officer Darren Wilson, who is white, killed unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown after some sort of confrontation in the middle of a street in the St. Louis suburb.

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  3. Theresa May has unveiled new powers for the police to force internet firms to hand over detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Halstead Gazette

    Police are to get powers to force internet firms to hand over details that could help identify suspected terrorists and paedophiles. The Anti-Terrorism and Security Bill will oblige internet service providers to retain information linking Internet Protocol addresses to individual users.

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  4. Kim Dotcom facing return to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom faces the prospect of a return to jail today after the Crown applied for tighter restrictions on his bail conditions. The application to be heard this morning at the Auckland District Court follows new restrictions on Dotcom's movements last week, including a ban on using helicopters, traveling by boat or traveling more than 80km from his home.

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  5. DA Rice Introduces Facility Dog to Assist in Special Victims Bureau CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

    November 23, 2014 - District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced her office's acquisition of Mega, a highly trained two-year-old Labrador Retriever who is serving on the District Attorney's staff as a "facility dog" to assist victims and witnesses in sensitive cases, primarily children in abuse cases. Mega, who works for a salary of treats, belly-rubs and walks, and is cared for by specially trained members of DA Rice's Special Victims Bureau, was provided free of charge by Canine Companions for Independence.

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  6. Government to demand more consumer data from online firmsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Live Charts

    Home secretary Theresa May has announced that new measures forcing companies to pass consumer data on to police would improve national security. If agreed, the new law would require firms to retain data linking devices to users under the Anti-Terrorism and Security Bill, the BBC reported on Sunday.

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  7. Michael Eric Dyson exposes Giuliani: It's 'the defense...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is more focused on "black on black" crimes than police violence against African-Americans because of the "defense mechanism of white supremacy at work" in his mind, according to Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson. Ahead of an anticipated grand jury decision on whether or not to charge Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson with the murder of Michael Brown, Giuliani told a panel on Meet the Press that they should be focusing on blacks that are "killed by other blacks."

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  8. Judge Denies 'Unseemly' Motion in Kneeland Murder CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    The federal case against a Kneeland man accused of murdering a worker on his marijuana farm will continue to trial, a judge ruled this week. Through his attorney, J. Tony Serra, Mikal Xylon Wilde had argued that the six-count indictment charging him with cultivating more than 1,000 marijuana plants with intent to distribute and murder in the commission of a narcotics offense should be thrown out because federal marijuana laws are "arbitrary and irrational," violating his rights to due process and equal protection granted under the Fifth Amendment.

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  9. UVA suspends fraternities after rape claimRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    The University of Virginia is suspending all fraternities and associated parties until January 9 following a Rolling Stone magazine article that described a student's account of being gang raped and her frustration at trying to bring her alleged attackers to accountability. "The wrongs described in Rolling Stone are appalling and have caused all of us to re-examine our responsibility to this community," school President Teresa A. Sullivan wrote in a statement to the university community.

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  10. .com | Human Rights another perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News24

    Whilst sitting in the darkness of yet another Escom induced blackout my mind wandered to the question whether our ,or for that matter Western Countries incl countries from Africa ,Judiciary are making to much of the Human Rights of our citizens and whether they have lost touch with what the person in the street want .

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  11. Lynden Pioneer Museum won't give up guns after allRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KOMO News

    A small museum in northwestern Washington says it won't be removing all of the weapons from its World War II exhibit, after all. The Lynden Pioneer Museum had announced that because of concerns about the state's new law requiring background checks for gun transfers, it was returning the 11 rifles it had on loan to their owners before the law takes effect next month.

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  12. Wisconsin agency preps for big jump in DNA testingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Nov. 19, 2014 photo, James Andreas, forensic supervisor in the DNA unit at the Wisconsin State Crime Laboratory in Madison, Wis., checks the blueprints for additional lab space to accommodate nearly 20 new analysts and techs. The new workers will handle thousands of incoming samples next year when a new state law requiring police to obtain DNA upon arrest for a violent felony and upon all misdemeanor convictions Photo: Todd Richmond, AP MADISON, Wis.

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  13. Akai Gurley: Family Of NYC Man Killed By Police Seeks Answers [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NewsOne

    Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials demanded a full investigation Saturday into what law enforcement officials have termed an apparent accident.

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  14. Why haven't we heard from Ferguson grand jury?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CNN

    The signs pointed to the grand jury drawing near a decision as to whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged with a crime for fatally shooting Michael Brown. But word leaked out Saturday that when the Missouri grand jury wrapped up its session Friday, it hadn't wrapped up the case .

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  15. Three laws that presidents apparently no longer have to followaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Since liberals only pretend to care about the Constitution when it can be twisted to protect flag-burners, pornographers, or Islamic terrorists, someone should explain to them how our Founding document actually works. When Obama disregarded sweeping Republican victories in the House and Senate earlier this month to reward millions of foreign criminals at everyone else's expense, he arbitrarily ignored and violated three separate laws.

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  16. Family of boy shot by Cleveland police will conduct own investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    The attorney representing the family of the 12-year-old boy fatally shot by Cleveland police will launch his own investigation into what happened in the seconds before a rookie officer fired two shots at the BB gun-wielding child. The family of the boy, whose name has not been released, hired Timothy Kucharski, of the law firm Richardson and Kucharski, as police investigate their son's Saturday death underneath a gazebo outside Cudell Recreation Center.

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  17. UK plans new internet snooping powersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Two years after a draft bill seeking to compel ISPs to store communications data provoked ire and was finally abandoned, Britain is planning to give the police powers to forces ISPs to hand over details linked to IP addresses to help identify criminal suspects. The 2012 Communications Data Bill was dubbed a 'snooper's charter' for the wide range of powers it envisaged and its implications for individual privacy.

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  18. Ferguson on edge as grand jury expected to reconvene MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBC News

    Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge. More than 3 1/2 months have passed since police Officer Darren Wilson, who is white, killed unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown after a confrontation in the middle of a street in the St. Louis suburb.

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  19. St. Anthony: Business is making case for immigration reformRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    The politics that has stalled comprehensive immigration reform hurts affected businesses, workers and communities that benefit from the economic, cultural and human benefits. President Obama is using his presidential authority to grant work permits to up to 5 million immigrants living illegally, or undocumented, in the United States, and shield them from deportations that Obama has carried out at a record pace for several years.

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  20. Racial profiling reaches up social ladder, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Journal and Courier

    Racial profiling reaches up social ladder, too Even among black movers and shakers, bios include tough run-ins with police Check out this story on jconline.com: http://indy.st/1zNBBOJ Four Indy locals detail police-caused racial profiling--three in Indy, and one in Detroit. Interviews by Bobby King/The Star Rev.

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