He’s back. Bill Bratton, the former LAPD chief, returns as commissoner of police in New York City. An appointment made by incoming mayor Bill De Blasio. Bratton, who served before in the Big Apple under Rudy Guiliani, pushed stop and frisk in LA. De Blasio pledged during his campaign to end stop and frisk
Secretary of State John Kerry has provided Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with “some thoughts” about security arrangements that could be put in place if Israel and the Palestinians negotiated a peace agreement. Kerry presented the ideas on security arrangements in the West Bank and in the Jordan Valley along with John Allen, a retired [...]
House Speaker John Boehner turns the tables on President Obama’s speech about economic disparity in the United States Saying the president is, in essence, acknowledging his economic policies are failing.
Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter says her grandfather’s health is worsening. Makaziwe Mandela told South Africa’s state broadcaster the former president continues to fight for his life at his home in Johannesburg, which has been transformed into an intensive care unit. Three months ago, Mandela was discharged from hospital.
Vice President Joe Biden met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the end of his two-day trip to China. The vice president describing the relationship between the two countries as “complex” and said the visit was a chance to “sustain engagement at high levels.” The two discussed China’s newly declared airspace zone which includes islands [...]
They’ve walked off the job at some fast food restaurants in New York City. They say they want to strike in 99 other cities across the nation. They want the federal minimum wage doubled because they think they are underpaid. But the restaurant owners say – that will only drive prices up and force them [...]
A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at Yemen’s Defense Ministry killing at least 18 and wounding several more. A federal judge’s clearing of Detroit for going into Chapter 9 bankruptcy means more than just penny on the dollars for contracts and pensions. It also means the city may sell off some assets. Including works [...]
A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at Yemen’s Defense Ministry killing at least 18 and wounding several more.
Shezanne Cassim, a 29-year-old American working for Price Waterhouse in the UAE created this parody video about teaching the residents of an upscale suburb, Satwa, how to fight, by throwing shoes and calling for help over Twitter. In April, Cassim was arrested for posting the video under a law that prohibits the publishing of chracatures [...]
The Washington Post is reporting that the NSA gathers nearly 5 billion records a day showing the locations of cellphones around the world. It means Big Brother knows where people are located and with whom they are in contact in ways, the paper says, that were “previously unimaginable.”