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Jamaica Observer

  • Reid pledges to help with funeral expenses of St James crash victims
    ROSE HALL, St James — Senator Ruel Reid has pledged to provide financial support to assist with the funeral expenses for the three John Rollins Success Primary School students who died in a motor vehicle crash on the Rose Hall main road in St James…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • PM urges public sector to embrace efficiencies in bureaucracy
    PRIME Minister Andrew Holness has again signalled the Government's intention to tackle the systemic inefficient bureaucracy in the public service.Speaking at the National Competitiveness Council meeting yesterday, he said bureaucracy is inevitable in…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Hanover Infirmary CCTV to address security concerns
    LUCEA, Hanover — The security of the more than 100-year-old Hanover Infirmary in Lucea has been improved with the installation of a closed-circuit television (CCTV) system valued at almost $1 million.Hanover, which also had smoke detectors and 32 e…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Jampro, PICA working to make it easier to invest in Jamaica
    JAMAICA Promotions Corporation (Jampro) and the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) have cemented their commitment to partnering on initiatives that will make investing in Jamaica easier for international investors.Heads of both agenc…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Guilty!
    FIVE years ago when Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown joked about signing away his freedom during a meeting with officials from the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) after detailing his role in the deaths of three men in Clarendon, he…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • At least 8 cases of sex with people under 16 reported daily
    SUPERINTENDENT Charmaine Shand, head of the constabulary's Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA), says the issue of people having sex with persons under 16 years old continues to be a challenge.In fact, she said yes…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • This Day in History — November 16
    Today is the 320th day of 2018. There are 45 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT2010: A rare pink diamond smashes the world record for a jewel at auction in Geneva, selling for more than $46 million to a well-known gem dealer.OTHER EVENTS1532: In…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Energy company hands out 16 scholarships valued at $16 million
    NEW Fortress Energy (NFE) recently announced that 14 students at The University of the West Indies, Mona, have been awarded with scholarships to the tune of $16 million.Among the recipients are recent graduates Rickel Williams, who completed her Bach…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Shaw: Talks going well with investors for Long Pond, Monymusk operations
    MINISTER of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw says progress is being made in discussions involving the Government and private investors regarding the operation of the Monymsk and Long Pond sugar factories in Clarendon and Trel…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Plastic ban good for the environment — NEPA
    CEO of the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) Peter Knight is pleased with the Government's policy position to impose a ban on specific categories of plastic packaging materials.“We think it is good for the environment. We are pleased…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -

Police One

  • nieuwPhoto of the Week: Alaska sunrise
    Author: PoliceOne MembersThis week's photo was submitted by Officer Kevin Blow of the Department of Emergency Services in Fort Greely, Alaska. A vivid sunrise made the perfect backdrop for a photo snapped by Officer Louis Phlips. Calling all police…
    - 9 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 7:18pm -
  • nieuwDHS agent dies of 9/11-related illness
    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — A Department of Homeland Security special agent died Oct. 27 from cancer he developed due to exposure to toxic substances he encountered while responding to the Sept. 11 attacks. ODMP reported…
    - 10 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 6:29pm -
  • nieuwCalif. officer dies from injuries after motorcycle crash
    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy PoliceOne Staff GARDENA, Calif. — A Gardena police officer died Thursday of injuries received in a motorcycle crash the day before, ODMP reported. Offer Toshio Hirai, 34, was headed to work when his motorcycle was struck…
    - 10 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 6:03pm -
  • nieuwNY cops brave freezing water to rescue driver trapped in canal
    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Joan Gralla Newsday ISLIP, NY — A driver whose car landed in an Islip canal early Thursday morning was pulled out of the water by two town peace officers who happened to be nearby, a town spokeswoman said. “They dove i…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 5:07pm -
  • nieuwHow to identify narcotics and other suspected threats quickly and accurately
    Author: PoliceOne MembersSponsored by Smiths Detection By Rachel Zoch for PoliceOne BrandFocus The influx of opioids has transformed the “War on Drugs” to a battle against fentanyl and other similarly dangerous synthetic narcotics. These drugs co…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 4:50pm -
  • nieuwACLU sues Boston police for access to gang database
    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Jacqueline Tempera MassLive.com SUFFOLK COUNTY, Mass. — The ACLU of Massachusetts is suing the Boston Police Department for access to its gang database. Lawyers for the ACLU say police are too secretive about how they tr…
    - 12 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 4:43pm -
  • nieuwFLETC director: Is LE 'insulated' from ethics?
    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Lauren McDonald The Brunswick News GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. — Ethics can rarely be defined in black and white terms. Thomas Walters, the director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers in Glynn County, where he oversee…
    - 12 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 4:33pm -
  • nieuwICE head: Agents' morale suffering in political climate
    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Colleen Long Associated Press WASHINGTON — The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told senators Thursday that employees' morale has suffered because of the bitter political climate, and he apologized…
    - 12 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 4:23pm -
  • nieuwCriticized deputy refuses to testify about Parkland massacre
    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Terry Spencer and David Fischer Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. — For months, members of the panel investigating Florida's high school massacre have called the sheriff's deputy assigned to guard the campus "a coward" for…
    - 12 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 4:03pm -
  • nieuwThousands honor slain Calif. sergeant at funeral
    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Christopher Weber and John Rogers The Associated Press WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — The sheriff's sergeant who gave his life saving others during a mass shooting last week was remembered warmly Thursday as a deeply religio…
    - 13 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 3:47pm -

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The Nation

  • Nike and the Modern Neoliberal University
    Dave ZirinUniversity of Nike author Joshua Hunt joins the show to talk about Nike and how the brand created the modern neoliberal university.The post Nike and the Modern Neoliberal University appeared first on The Nation.
    - 4 days ago 13 Nov 18, 3:00pm -
  • Brazil Gets a New, Extreme-Right Leader
    Eneko Las HerasJair Bolsonaro, fond of the “good ol’ days” of military rule, sets Brazil on a dangerous new courseThe post Brazil Gets a New, Extreme-Right Leader appeared first on The Nation.
    - 4 days ago 13 Nov 18, 1:00pm -
  • Tim Wu Goes After the Titans of the New Gilded Age
    Christopher ShayThe Columbia law professor says the economy has been “conquered by inhuman creatures’’—corporations.The post Tim Wu Goes After the Titans of the New Gilded Age appeared first on The Nation.
    - 4 days ago 13 Nov 18, 1:00pm -
  • Donald Trump Is Attacking the Florida Recounts Because He Hates Democracy
    John NicholsThe president is lying about “election theft” in Florida as part of a calculated strategy to shut down an essential part of the election process.The post Donald Trump Is Attacking the Florida Recounts Because He Hates Democracy app…
    - 4 days ago 12 Nov 18, 9:01pm -
  • Doris and Toilet Paper
    The NationBy Jane Dorotik.The post Doris and Toilet Paper appeared first on The Nation.
    - 4 days ago 12 Nov 18, 8:27pm -
  • The New Death Penalty
    The NationBy Robert Morales.The post The New Death Penalty appeared first on The Nation.
    - 4 days ago 12 Nov 18, 7:26pm -
  • The Shaping of a Convict
    The NationBy Humphrey.The post The Shaping of a Convict appeared first on The Nation.
    - 4 days ago 12 Nov 18, 7:25pm -
  • Left Behind
    The NationBy Chasity C. West.The post Left Behind appeared first on The Nation.
    - 4 days ago 12 Nov 18, 7:25pm -
  • Thank You for Creating a Beast
    The NationBy Billie Gomez.The post Thank You for Creating a Beast appeared first on The Nation.
    - 4 days ago 12 Nov 18, 7:25pm -
  • Shining a Light on Life Behind Bars
    Ella FasslerIn letters compiled by the American Prison Writing Archive, inmates share accounts of suicide, friendship, and solitary confinement.The post Shining a Light on Life Behind Bars appeared first on The Nation.
    - 4 days ago 12 Nov 18, 6:34pm -

The Daily Callers

National Review

New Republic

  • nieuwThe Punctured Myth of Sheryl Sandberg
    It’s been five years since Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, published her manifesto, Lean In, urging women not to sell themselves short at work or doubt their ability to balance a family with a career. Though controversial,…
    - 8 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 8:16pm -
  • nieuwHow Good Is Your Electronic Trackpad Signature?
    What was your signature like at eighteen? Is it still the same? In the wake of the 2018 midterms, the American electoral system is under scrutiny again—as, in fact, it seems to be almost every two years now. This year, razor-thin margins in Florida…
    - 8 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 7:48pm -
  • nieuwIs It Racist to Ban Menthol Cigarettes—or Not To?
    To stop kids from smoking, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb wants to stop nicotine from tasting like candy. So he proposed two new restrictions on cigarette and e-cigarette products on Thursday.One proposal, which has dominate…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 5:36pm -
  • nieuwClimate Change Could Sink Amazon’s New York Headquarters
    When Amazon announced on Tuesday that it would build one of its new headquarters in Long Island City’s Anable Basin, environmentalists werequick to notice that the site could be partially underwater by 2050. By thenext millennium, it will be comp…
    - 17 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 11:00am -
  • <i>The Ballad of Buster Scruggs</i> Is the Coen Brothers’ Odd Paean to the Western
    “You can’t help but compare yourself against the old-timers,” says Sheriff Ed Tom Bell in the opening of the Coen brothers’ No Country for Old Men. “Can’t help but wonder how they’d have operated these times.” Like the sheriff, the Co…
    - 1 day ago 15 Nov 18, 6:22pm -
  • Does the Federalist Society Still Need Trump?
    The Federalist Society is convening in Washington on Thursday for its annual convention, a Comic-Con of sorts for the conservative legal movement. It’s been a blockbuster year for those in attendance. The confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh las…
    - 2 days ago 15 Nov 18, 3:48pm -
  • The Struggle to Save Our Schools
    In Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court identified America’ssystem of public education as “the very foundation of good citizenship.” Aneducated public is critical to a system that relies on popular elections, whichis why Justice Fe…
    - 2 days ago 15 Nov 18, 11:00am -
  • Ukraine’s Fall From Hope
    In Kiev, you can walk up the stairs from the metro onto a square that’s been home to three revolutions in thirty years, and any number of protests large and small. With its memorials, monuments, and a few men dressed up in panda suits, Kiev’s Mai…
    - 2 days ago 15 Nov 18, 11:00am -
  • California’s Wildfires Don’t Have to Be So Deadly
    Rescue teams are still searching through burned rubble for bodies after a massive wildfire devastated Butte County, California, last week. About 100 people are still missing. But already the Camp Fire, which continues to burn, has gone down in histor…
    - 2 days ago 15 Nov 18, 11:00am -
  • Facebook Betrayed America
    Seven months ago, Mark Zuckerberg sat before Congress and said he was sorry about the fake news and the data breaches—and that it wasn’t really Facebook’s fault. The company’s founder and CEO had been hauled before Congress to answer for what…
    - 2 days ago 15 Nov 18, 3:28am -

Five Thirty Eight

  • nieuwChess World Rattled As Someone Nearly Wins Game
    Magnus Carlsen of Norway, the world’s No. 1 chess player, fended off a vicious siege at the hands of U.S. grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, the world No. 2, in London Friday. It was the sixth frame of the World Chess Championship, and one that for hours…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 11:30pm -
  • nieuwWhy California’s Wildfires Are So Destructive, In 5 Charts
    The Camp Fire in Northern California has already been the most lethal and most destructive in state history, and it continues to burn. The death toll, currently at 63, is expected to grow — more than 600 people are currently reported missing. The f…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 10:03pm -
  • nieuwIowa State Is A Contender (Finally)
    For most of the century-plus that Iowa State has been playing college football, the Cyclones have toiled in misery, the doormat of virtually every conference they’ve been a part of. That neighboring programs at the University of Iowa and University…
    - 8 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 8:11pm -
  • nieuwAt Least 123 Women Will Be In The Next Congress. Just 19 Are Republicans.
    Democratic women did really well last Tuesday. And many broke new ground: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who won a New York U.S. House seat, is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Rashida Tlaib, who won in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District…
    - 13 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 3:26pm -
  • nieuwThe Riddler Just Had To Go And Reinvent Beer Pong
    Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up problems related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability. There are two types: Riddler Express for those of you who want something bite-size and Riddler Classic for those of y…
    - 15 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 1:00pm -
  • nieuwSignificant Digits For Friday, Nov. 16, 2018
    You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 2.4 million empty manufacturing jobs According to a new report from the consulting firm Deloitte, there will be 4.6 million American manufacturing jobs to fill…
    - 16 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 12:16pm -
  • nieuwWhy Did The House Get Bluer And The Senate Get Redder?
    Before the election, we at FiveThirtyEight anticipated a sizable Democratic pickup in the House but a narrow GOP gain in the Senate … and that’s pretty much what happened. Currently, Democrats are poised for a net gain of 39 seats in the House, R…
    - 17 hours ago 16 Nov 18, 11:00am -
  • UCF Might Not Even Be As Good As Fresno State — Let Alone Georgia Or Michigan
    No modern-day college football program has publicly coveted the role of Cinderella quite like Central Florida. Just two years removed from a winless season in 2015, the Knights went undefeated a year ago and even proclaimed themselves national champi…
    - 1 day ago 15 Nov 18, 10:23pm -
  • Politics Podcast: How Our Forecasts Did In 2018
    With the election more than a week in the rearview mirror, Nate sits down for a post-mortem installment of “Model Talk” on the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast. He looks back at where things went right and where things could be improved, along wi…
    - 1 day ago 15 Nov 18, 9:45pm -
  • What’s It Gonna Take For Somebody To Win A Chess Game?
    Game 5 of the World Chess Championship began under a cloud. Not a literal cloud, though there were those in London, too. Rather it was the lingering hubbub of a published and deleted video. Since that video was released, a prominent chess writer resi…
    - 1 day ago 15 Nov 18, 7:41pm -

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