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NY Police Trained to Use New Technique to Subdue Suspects
Offbeat  (tags: Human Rights, Police, Law, USA )

Ray
- 57 minutes ago - rt.com
Thousands of New York City police officers have been undergoing re-training at the cityâEUR(TM)s police academy,
Hilary Clinton May Have Broken Law By Using Personal Email at State Dept.
Offbeat  (tags: Security, Scandal, Intelligence, Internet, Law, USA )

Ray
- 57 minutes ago - rt.com
Former US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton might have violated a federal law during her four years in office after conducting all of her state business using a private e-mail account instead of an official State Department domain.
Obama Police Task Force Sidesteps Body Cameras, Wants Independent Probes of Shootings
Offbeat  (tags: Security, Politics, Police, USA )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - rt.com
A task force set up by President Barack Obama to look into police behavior across the country suggests that independent prosecutors investigate officer-involved killings, though it was noncommittal on the use of body cameras.
Health Subsidies for Millions at Risk With Obamacare Back Before Supreme Court
Offbeat  (tags: court, health, politics, USA )

Ray
- 6 hours ago - rt.com
Three years after it was upheld, President Barack ObamaâEUR(TM)s healthcare law is back before the US Supreme Court,
Could Clinton Emails Shake Up the 2016 Democratic Race?
Offbeat  (tags: politics, Internet, election race, USA )

Ray
- 11 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Make no mistake, Tuesday's New York Times report on Hillary Clinton's exclusive use of a private email account during her time as US secretary of state could turn into a major development in the 2016 presidential race.
New York Minority Officers Forced to Meet Quotas or Face Punishment, Lawsuit Alleges
Offbeat  (tags: conflict, human rights, police, lawsuits, scandal, USA )

Ray
- 22 hours ago - rt.com
Minority officers with the New York Police Department face racial bias within arrest and summons quotas, and, compared to white officers,
âEUR<Stoned Rabbits a Concern for DEA as Utah Debates Medical Marijuana Bill
Offbeat  (tags: animals, medicine, politics, drugs, health, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Utah is considering a bill that could make it the 24th state, along with Washington,
Dramatic Video Captures LAPD Shooting of Homeless Man
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Shooting, USA, Video )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
A homeless man was shot dead by police in Los Angeles on Sunday following a dramatic confrontation that was caught on video.
Inside the Real Cuba: Candid Photos Show Poverty-Stricken Rural Communities That Tourists Rarely See
Offbeat  (tags: real, cuba, tourists, usa, rural, pictures, usa )

Scooby
- 2 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
These candid photos reveal what life is like in a poverty-stricken village in Cuba âEUR" and how much the Caribbean islandâEUR(TM)s rural communities could benefit from an influx of American tourists.
Surviving Iwo Jima
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, War, Iwo Jima, WW 2, USA )

Ray
- 3 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
On 19 February 1945 the US launched a land invasion of the heavily defended Japanese island of Iwo Jima.
Rich Get Richer From Fewer Labor Unions, Study Says
Offbeat  (tags: wealth, politics, economy, labour unions, study, USA )

Ray
- 3 days ago - rt.com
A study by the International Monetary Fund tracked three decades of income and found that as unionization declined, the wealth of the richest 10 percent in advanced countries showed a continuous increase.
St David's Day: A Welsh Enclave in America Celebrates
Offbeat  (tags: St David's Day, Wales, USA )

Ray
- 3 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
St David's Day largely goes unnoticed across the US, but one community does its upmost to commemorate the most important event in Wales' calendar. Ross Davies heads over to Pennsylvania to investigate.
Leonard Nimoy: 14 Things You DidnâEUR(TM)t Know About His Career
Offbeat  (tags: usa, world, society, politics, religion, philanthropy, obituary, humans, ethics, culture, death, celebrity, arts, americans, activists, education, media, movies, news, performance, business, animals, interesting, photos )

O O
- 3 days ago - variety.com
Who knew Nimoy once owned a pet shop in Canoga Park? Or that he teamed with Vic Morrow in 1962 to produce an indie film based on Jean GenetâEUR(TM)s edgy play Deathwatch.Here are14intriguing tidbits about NimoyâEUR(TM)s life&work as culled from the pages of Variety
EPA Sued Over Shrinking Monarch Butterfly Population
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Butterfly, EPA, USA )

Ray
- 3 days ago - rt.com
A leading environmental group has filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency, accusing regulators of dismissing dangers about a certain chemical used in herbicides, including MonsantoâEUR(TM)s widely used Roundup.
Over Half of Republicans Want to Ignore Bill of Rights, Make Christianity National Religion
Offbeat  (tags: Bill of Rights, Politics, Law, Republicans, national religion, history, USA )

Ray
- 6 days ago - rt.com
America's Founding Fathers may have explicitly banned the formation of a national religion
 

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