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11 min ago | Examiner.com

The Post and Governor Perry and Mayor Gray

The governor of Texas, Rick Perry has been indicted, fingerprinted, and booked on two felony charges on abuse of power allegations.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, Texas Government, Texas

4 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

As a U.S. Attorney, Eric Holder Did Not Seem to Worry Much About...

As a U.S. Attorney, Eric Holder Did Not Seem to Worry Much About Fishy Police Shootings Writing in USA Today , James Bovard warns anyone expecting Attorney General Eric Holder to do the right thing in Ferguson, Missouri, that he was less than diligent when it came to investigating police shootings as the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime

8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

No, Capt. Ron Johnson was not 'flashing gang signs'

I just can't even deal with this crap anymore, and I encourage everyone else to not be able to deal with this crap anymore either .

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Kappa Alpha Psi, Student Society, Fraternities

12 hrs ago | Ars Technica

Meet John Tye: the kinder, gentler and by-the-book whistleblower

Over the course of two phone calls, the former State Department official told Ars that anyone who has been following the government surveillance discussion since the Snowden disclosures has been too concerned with things like metadata collection.

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Related Topix: Journalism, US News, Patriot Act, George Bush, W., Non-Profit

16 hrs ago | Forward

Why Israel's Fight Against William Schabas May Be Off-Target

Before his foot even touches Gaza's ground, the Canadian human rights scholar recently appointed to head the United Nations' inquiry into the latest war there has come under withering preemptive attack.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Prison

18 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Will the U.S. fight for a Mideast where minorities can thrive?

Today, the Kurds' continuing yearning for self-determination helps drive a hatred of them by the Sunni extremists and chauvinists of the Islamic State movement who have seized Mosul and surrounding areas.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Right Wing News

In Ferguson, a race to be wrong

Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American man, was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

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Related Topix: New York

The Washington Post

Fareed Zakaria faces new accusations of plagiarism

Columns by CNN host Fareed Zakaria, who was disciplined after a plagiarism controversy two years ago, are under scrutiny after new accusations from an anonymous Internet watchdog that says he copied passages from other writers' work.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Blog News, New York, Entertainment

Switched

Veteran Cop: 'If You Don't Want To Get Shot,' Shut Up -- Even If We're Violating Your Rights

Sunil Dutta, a 17-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and professor of homeland security at Colorado Tech University, has a suggestion for victims of police violence searching for someone to blame: Look in the mirror.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Journalism

The Salinas Californian

Media and Missouri: What the heck is going on?Media and Missouri:...

Media and Missouri: What the heck is going on? Reporters have been approached by police with drawn weapons.

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Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Violent Crime, Journalism, Opinion

Sunherald.com

TSA to train officers on recognizing DC licenses

Eleanor Holmes Norton, the district's delegate to Congress, says the training will help the TSA resolve the recurring problem of officers not recognizing the validity of District licenses at airports.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Democrat, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

ABC News

TSA to Train Officers on Recognizing DC Licenses

Transportation Security Administration workers will be getting training on how to recognize District of Columbia driver's licenses and identification cards.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Democrat, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

The Washington Post

Bon Appetit: Rosea s Luxury best new restaurant in America

When Forbes magazine labeled Washington the "coolest" city in the country , the announcement raised more questions than it settled.

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Related Topix: Shaw (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Washington Post, Publishing, Sports

The Washington Post

Spending on lobbying is actually falling. Or is it?

Though the gleaming K Street buildings and high-profile hires of Washington's government relations firms suggests business is booming, the amount of money officially disclosed as lobbying spending continues to decline -- at least, on paper.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

Everlasting battle: Tattoo artists say they're getting poked by proposed D.C. health department rules

Fatty , of Fatty's Tattoos and Piercings, is helping to lead opposition against a proposed health department regulation that require body artists in the District to use hollow needles.

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Trend

Declared Syrian chemical weapon stockpile now completely destroyed

The Obama administration said Monday that U.S. military and civilian personnel had completed the destruction of the Syrian government's declared chemical weapon stockpile, heralding the neutralization of chemical agents aboard an American ship as a watershed moment in the Syrian conflict, The Washington Post reported.

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The Washington Post

In the Loop: Paul Ryan dislikes Frank Underwood

Julian Castro, the new HUD secretary, is joined by wife Erica and daughter Carina as Vice President Biden ceremonially swears him in.

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Related Topix: US Politics, House of Cards, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Entertainment, Television, Hillary Clinton, Washington Post, Publishing

Switched

'Good Morning America' Hits Hillary Clinton For Lavish Speaking Demands

After the Las Vegas Review-Journal broke news about Hillary Clinton's requests for speaking events, ABC's "Good Morning America" anchor Dan Harris joked Monday that the former secretary of state may be picky about everything down to her candy choices.

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Related Topix: Media, Radio, National Public Radio, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Entertainment, Drama, Television, US News, US Supreme Court

The Washington Post

Getting the gold story, and getting out

Peruvian national police take cover after detonating explosives at an illegal gold mining camp in the Madre de Dios region of the Peruvian Amazon.

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Related Topix: South America, Peru, World News, Travel

Accuracy In Media

Are Terrorists Targeting Police in Ferguson?

Radley Balko, the controversial writer driving much of the media discussion over police "militarization," has a controversial history of getting important facts wrong.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Prison

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