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  • Opposition wants data on SOE successes
    OPPOSITION spokesman on national security Fitz Jackson says he expects that the Internal and External Affairs Committee of Parliament will get some answers on the tangible impact of the state of emergency (SOE), which has been declared across several…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Jamaica secures 1.3m airline seats out of the Americas for winter season
    MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that a record 1.3 million aeroplane seats have been secured out of the Americas for the upcoming winter tourist season.“I am pleased that for just the Americas, we have 1.3 mi…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • GK promotes greater use of flexitime
    GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has issued a call for more of its employees to take advantage of the benefits of flexible work arrangements.Under the flexible work arrangement, GK said its employees can choose between staggered working hours and a compres…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • FLOW Foundation's Errol Miller passes
    FLOW Foundation Executive Chairman Errol Miller died yesterday.Miller had been in hospital since late last month after suffering a heart attack.His passing shocked many people, among them Government minister Olivia Grange who expressed deep sadness a…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • NHF introduces special registration number to improve access
    THE National Health Fund, (NHF), in an effort to facilitate vulnerable persons such as senior citizens, children and adults who live in state-owned or privately operated homes, and those individuals who have been unable to obtain a Tax Registration N…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Four injured Jamaican fishermen back home
    THE Jamaica Government yesterday confirmed that four of the 28 nationals rescued by the Colombian Coast Guard following a fire on their vessel more than a week ago have returned to the island.“Four of the fishermen, who were being treated for burns…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Holness urges global leaders to commit to peaceful coalitions
    PRIME Minister Andrew Holness is calling for the unification of leaders across the world for peace.Addressing the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit in the precincts of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States of America yesterday, Pri…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Wisynco appointed exclusive distributor for Worthy Park Estate
    WISYNCO Group Limited has negotiated a five-year exclusive distribution agreement with Worthy Park Estate Limited (WPEL) for the distribution of the company's spirits and sugar.The deal follows an equity investment by Wisynco's parent company, Wisync…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Tourist arrivals continue to grow
    MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Ministry of Tourism is reporting increased tourist arrivals and earnings up to August of this year.
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • US cop accused in St Lucian's death fired
    TEXAS, United States (AP) — A white police officer accused of fatally shooting her black neighbour inside his own apartment was fired yesterday after being arrested for manslaughter in the slaying, the Dallas Police Department said.Police Chief U R…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -

Police One

  • nieuwMd. police identify suspect killed in weekend shootout
    Associated Press BALTIMORE — The man killed in a weekend shootout with Baltimore police had been convicted as a teenager of killing a man and spent 13 years behind bars until his release earlier this year on parole. Police on Tuesday identified the…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 10:27pm -
  • nieuwDOJ awards $6M to advance nationwide community policing efforts
    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has awarded $6 million to law enforcement agencies and organizations across the country to advance community policing efforts, the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 8:30pm -
  • nieuwFBI releases 2017 crime data
    Associated Press BALTIMORE — FBI crime statistics place Baltimore's homicide rate above that of any other U.S. city with a population over 500,000. Citing crime data released Monday, The Baltimore Sun reports that the 342 homicides in the city last…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 3:27pm -
  • nieuwBoston police officer shooting suspects held without bail
    By Laurel J. Sweet Boston Herald BOSTON — Boston police gang unit Officer Patrick Curtin had no idea he was being shot until the leg he wedged into the front door of Requon Remy Martin’s South End apartment building began to burn, according to a…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 2:55pm -
  • nieuwLawyer: Firing of Dallas officer who killed neighbor is premature
    Associated Press DALLAS — The firing of a white Dallas police officer who is charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of her black neighbor inside his own apartment was premature and unfair, an attorney for the officer said. Robert Rogers, w…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 2:46pm -
  • nieuwMuslim cop in Calif. suing city, department over 'racism problem'
    By Jason Green The Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — A veteran San Jose police officer who is Muslim is suing the city and the department for alleged harassment, discrimination and retaliation based upon his race, national origin and religion. Filed…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 2:39pm -
  • nieuw10-year-old 'donut boy' travels across country to thank cops
    By Madeleine List The Providence Journal PROVIDENCE, RI — Wearing a cape that read "I donut need a reason to thank a cop," 10-year-old Tyler Carach cheerfully shook the hands of Providence police officers before they indulged in the treats he and h…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 2:32pm -
  • nieuwShould police use social media to 'expose' people in arrests? Calif. city council debates
    By Ashley McBride and Michael Cabanatuan San Francisco Chronicle BERKELEY, Calif. — The battles between far-right activists and their opponents that have roiled Berkeley in the past two years have been organized on social media. They’ve been deba…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 2:27pm -
  • nieuwDetroit cop who posted about policing 'zoo animals' fired
    By PoliceOneStaff DETROIT — A Detroit police officer was fired Monday following a controversial Snapchat post over the weekend, the Detroit News reported. The post showed Bostwick in uniform with a caption that read “another night to [wrangle] u…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 2:21pm -
  • nieuwLeaders of Mich. police impersonators get probation
    Associated Press FLINT, Mich. — The leaders of a group of police impersonators who fooled police, firefighters and the public for three years in and around Flint, Michigan, have avoided jail time. The Flint Journal reports Willie Strong III and Aus…
    - 11 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 1:41pm -

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  • nieuwWhy Would Anyone Climb This Insane Cliff Face?
    Vertigo is a sensation experienced in the stomach and the mind—though some sufferers feel it as sharp pains in the soles of the feet. At the edges of precipices I feel it as a sudden absence, a classic “bottoming out.” Not only is the floor gon…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 3:35pm -
  • nieuwWhat Trump Gets Right on Trade
    In April 2016, Presidential candidate Donald Trump promised to “surrender this country or its people to the false song of globalism” no longer. “I am skeptical,” he said in a speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, “of international un…
    - 14 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 10:01am -
  • nieuwWhat the Public Lands Are Truly Worth
    If ever there was a timefor a defense of the federal public lands system, it is now. Donald Trump’s Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, has expressed his contempt for the preferences of theAmerican people by presiding over the largest rescissions of…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 10:00am -
  • nieuwWhen Democrats Retaliate
    Supreme Court justices don’t need an electoral mandate to do their jobs. But their latest would-be colleague may carry an anti-mandate of sorts. Brett Kavanaugh already had lower-than-average levels of support after he was nominated to replace Anth…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 10:00am -
  • nieuwThe World Beyond Knausgaard
    On a sweltering day in July, Karl Ove Knausgaard was standing on a London sidewalk, wearing a dark coat, gray jeans, and boots. From a shaded spot across the street, the photographer commissioned for this article directed the author to look this way,…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 10:00am -
  • Brett Kavanaugh Has Already Disqualified Himself
    Since the sexual assault allegations against him were made public earlier this month, can you think of a single thing Brett Kavanaugh has done or said that makes you more confident that he’ll be a judge of high integrity on the Supreme Court? I can…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 18, 2:01pm -
  • How Not to Do Comic Noir
    Genre-crossover movies can be delightful. Red Sun is a brilliant Samurai Western. Black martial arts films like The Last Dragon or Game of Death are blessings in video form. Noir might be the most successful crossover genre of the bunch. Mixed with s…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 18, 1:49pm -
  • All the Rage
    You would think there would be more literature about why men are so angry—the president, the mob in Charlottesville a year ago, the alt-right generally, the bar brawlers, the wife-beaters, the gay-bashers, the man who got more famous than he antici…
    - 2 days ago 24 Sep 18, 10:01am -
  • Whose Side Are Asian-Americans On?
    Katherine Sanchez, a 16-year-old with curly hair and glasses, is unique among her peers at Stuyvesant, one of eight specialized high schools considered the “crown jewels” of New York City’s public education system. In seventh grade, when she fo…
    - 2 days ago 24 Sep 18, 10:00am -
  • Why Trump Can’t Believe Christine Blasey Ford
    It’s a damning critique of President Donald Trump that his own staffers treated his relatively muted response to a sexual-assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a minor miracle. CNN reported earlier this week that aides…
    - 4 days ago 21 Sep 18, 4:52pm -

Five Thirty Eight

  • nieuwThe Teams That Should — And Shouldn’t — Trade For Jimmy Butler
    MINNEAPOLIS — Jimmy Butler, the four-time All-Star who asked to be traded out of Minnesota, is an NBA alpha — or, at worst, a dominant beta. Butler is one of the league’s best two-way talents, capable of changing a game on offense or defense. H…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 5:14pm -
  • nieuwDoes CBD Really Do Anything?
    As marijuana is legalized in more and more states, the wellness world has whipped itself into a frenzy over a non-intoxicating cannabis derivative called cannabidiol. CBD products can be found on the internet and in health-food stores, wellness catal…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 3:00pm -
  • nieuwLive Politics Podcast: Will Trump Fire Rosenstein? Withdraw Kavanaugh?
    In a live taping of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses the future of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The team also tries to make sense of the rumors that swirled around Rose…
    - 11 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 1:09pm -
  • nieuwWho Needs Bryce Harper When You Have Aaron Hicks?
    It once seemed inevitable that the New York Yankees would sign Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper when he became a free agent at the end of this season. Though Harper has been injured and inconsistent since his 2015 MVP year, he’s still a rare…
    - 12 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • nieuwSignificant Digits For Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018
    You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 300 new Scrabble words The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary is newly out in a sixth edition. It adds such gems as “bestie,” “bizjet,” “qapik,”…
    - 12 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 12:25pm -
  • nieuwThe GOP’s Least-Worst Option Is If Kavanaugh Withdraws — And Soon
    Brett Kavanaugh has never been a popular Supreme Court nominee — and he’s probably becoming more unpopular still following allegations earlier this month by Christine Blasey Ford that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her when they both were in hi…
    - 14 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 10:36am -
  • Don’t Assume Trump Will Fire Rosenstein — Or That He Won’t
    The odds that President Trump forces out Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein have increased, I think, because Trump may now have the grounds to fire Rosenstein for insubordination and disloyalty. The New York Times reported last week that Rosenste…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 18, 10:31pm -
  • If Kavanaugh Doesn’t Make It, Who’s Next?
    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he’s not going anywhere. He now faces two allegations of sexual assault, including attempted rape when he was in high school and, during his time at Yale, that he exposed himself to a woman “at a drunken…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 18, 7:13pm -
  • The Biggest Divides On The Kavanaugh Allegations Are By Party — Not Gender
    Americans are deeply divided in how they view accusations of sexual assault, sexual harassment and other kinds of sexual misconduct. They’re divided on broader issues about gender and the role of women in American society. But, with Supreme Court n…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 18, 4:13pm -
  • How Tiger Woods Finally Put It All Together Again
    The feeling of inevitability Sunday was surprising. As Tiger Woods was decimating the small field at the Tour Championship to claim his 80th professional victory, ending a five-year winless drought, it felt simultaneously foregone and captivating. Th…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 18, 2:20pm -

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