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James Foley Beheading: Hunt on for 'British' Jihadist
Offbeat  (tags: Police, US journalist, British' jihadist. USA, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
UK police and security services are attempting to identify a suspected British jihadist who appeared in footage of the killing of a US journalist.
#BBCtrending: Military Tactics in US 'War Zone'
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Police, Violence, War Zone, Ferguson, Missouri, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
After the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by police in the US state of Missouri, and the violence that followed, questions have arisen about the police reaction.
Investigate the 2012 Death of Mr. Darren Rainey - Petition
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, humans, crime, society, police, abuse )

Marty
- 12 days ago - change.org
On June 23, 2012 Darren Rainey, a 50-year-old mentally ill state prison inmate in Miami-Dade County, died after guards responded to his defecating in his cell by locking him into a 180-degree shower for two hours--at which point his skin was separating
150-Pound Tortoise Found in Alhambra
Offbeat  (tags: tortoise alhambra, animals, police, safety, society, unusual, wildlife )

Lone
- 18 days ago - abc7.com
The massive tortoise was sighted roaming the streets of Alhambra at 1 p.m. in the southeast part of town near Valley and Atlantic boulevards. The exact location was not provided, as it is expected be part of a test confirming ownership
The Truth About Staffordshire Bull Terriers
Offbeat  (tags: staffies, are a loving and kind breed, a family dog, a friend for life, activists, child, children, family, media, murder, sadness, safety, police, law, dishonesty, dogs, animalwelfare, endangered, animalrights, protection, pets, rescued, sadness, su )

Kelly
- 25 days ago - globalanimal.org
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are often targeted as dangerous and are 'statistically' rated as one of the highest biters/attackers. But as you can see in the video above, Staffordshire Bull Terriers are a loving and kind breed, a family dog, and a friend
Sexual Abuse Rampant in British Overseas Territory, Report Covered-Up
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Corruption, Crime, Human rights, Police, Politics, Scandal, Sex, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 35 days ago - rt.com
Child sexual abuse, domestic violence and sexual exploitation are rife on the British overseas territory of St. Helena, according to a charity group's report which was suppressed.
US 'Profoundly Troubled' By Brutal Beating of Palestine Teen Who Turned Out to Be American
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Human rights, Israel, Police, Scandal, Violence )

Ray
- 46 days ago - rt.com
The US has condemned the beating and detention of a 15-year-old Palestinian-American by Israeli police after a massive social media campaign exploded in cyber space decrying the actions and hypocrisy of Israeli authorities.
Metropolitan Police Destroyed Evidence of Racial and Sexual Discrimination
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Police )

Ray
- 49 days ago - rt.com
A claim brought against Scotland Yard by a black female officer has revealed a Met practice of deleting internal records relating to sexual and racial discrimination.
The Police: Walking on the Moon
Offbeat  (tags: Video, police, walking, in the moon, justice )

Marie
- 49 days ago - m.youtube.com
Cool song, enjoy!
168 Children Rescued, 281 Pimps Arrested in Mass Sex-Trafficking Sting
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Court, Crime, FBI, Law, Police, USA )

Ray
- 57 days ago - rt.com
A week-long operation across the US against child sex trafficking has resulted in the rescue of almost 170 children and the arrest of 281 pimps, according to the FBI.
Baltimore Police Officer Charged After Slitting Restrained Dog's Throat
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Animals, Crime, Baltimore, USA )

Ray
- 61 days ago - rt.com
A Baltimore police officer is facing felony animal cruelty charges for slitting the throat of a restrained dog, and another has been suspended for helping. Officer Jeffrey Bolger also threatened to gut the dog, witnesses said.
Quebec Driver Who Stopped for Ducks Guilty in Fatal Crash
Offbeat  (tags: woman, animal lover, ducks, guiltyanimals, crime, ethics, humans, police, society )

Lone
- 62 days ago - thestar.com
A woman who stopped to help a group of ducklings on the side of the road shed tears Friday as she was found guilty of causing the deaths of a motorcyclist and his passenger daughter who slammed into her parked car.
Picture of Cop Guiding Duck Family to River a Twitter Sensation
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, ducklings, Japan, Sapporo, police )

Naoko
- 66 days ago - mainichi.jp
SAPPORO -- A picture of a policeman guiding a stray duck family down to a river has created a sensation on Twitter, already gaining some 12,000 retweets.
Warrant Required to Obtain Phone Tracking Data, Court Rules
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Information Technology, Law, Police, SciTech, USA )

Ray
- 71 days ago - rt.com
US law enforcement officials must convince a judge to provide a search warrant before they obtain phone location data from a cell tower, according to an appeals court ruling poised to force the police to narrow down their evidence-gathering methods.
Immigrants Subjected to 'Pointlessly Cruel' Treatment in Private Prisons - ACLU
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, USA )

Ray
- 71 days ago - rt.com
Thousands of immigrants have been subjected to regular abuse and otherwise harsh, dangerous conditions in privately operated Texas federal prisons, according to a report published Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.
 

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