Grand Jury’s ‘Myth’ Report On A California Jail Snitch Scandal Draws Criticism

June 24, 2017

… Remember here the Court of Appeal described the behavior of the OC district attorney as egregious, Chemerinsky said. The D.A.s office abused its power by papering Judge Goethals in retaliation in 55 of 58 cases over a two-year period. The D.A.s own commission made recommendations that have been ignored. None of this is reflected in the grand jury report. The district attorneys office did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but in response to the grand jury findings, it said last …

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London fire: Inquest versus inquiry – BBC News

June 24, 2017

… is normally a senior judge. The Grenfell Tower inquiry is likely to be established under the Inquiries Act, which means the chair will have statutory powers to summon witnesses, compel them to give evidence on oath and produce evidence. That can strengthen the power of an inquiry over an inquest. Counsel to the inquiry can put detailed questions to witnesses, both on behalf of the inquiry itself and at the request of key interested parties. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption …

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Would Trump make a good royal?

June 23, 2017

(CNN)The power of the British monarchy has been on display during recent tragedies. Leave it to Prince Harry to spoil it all. Who, after all, could survive the nonstop attention and demand for selfies? Who would thrive under such scrutiny, and do it all while wearing a gold crown weighing more than three pounds? It would take a certain type of person. The sort of person who fills his court with relatives, perhaps, who thinks the separation of powers is a foreign concept, and …

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Fruit and veg farmers facing migrant labour shortages – BBC News

June 23, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFruit farmers are finding it hard to recruit pickers UK summer fruit and salad growers are having difficulty recruiting pickers, with more than half saying they don’t know if they will have enough migrant workers to harvest their crops. Many growers blame the weak pound which has reduced their workers’ earning power, as well as uncertainty over Brexit, according to a BBC survey. About 80,000 seasonal workers a year pick …

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Residents of burning London tower tried to warn about fire safety in their blog

June 16, 2017

… shine a light on the practices that characterise the malign governance of this non-functioning organisation.” According to the residents, the incident was narrowly avoided in 2013, when they experienced power surging which was later found to have been caused by faulty wiring. This resident claims ‘cheap flammable’ cladding was used on #grenfelltower pic.twitter.com/5gBl17HBNm Victoria Derbyshire (@vicderbyshire) June 14, 2017 Residents also said they never received …

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Ralph Northam Wins In Democratic Primary For Virginia Governor

June 14, 2017

… and not left. Northam, a 57-year-old pediatric neurologist from the Hampton Roads area, will now face off against Republican gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie. Gillespie,a Beltway power broker and former Republican National Committee chairman,consistently led in the polls against state Sen. Frank Wagner and Corey Stewart, at-large chairman of Prince William County. He beat Stewart by a narrow margin Tuesday night. Northam is highly favored to win both because of the relative popularity of …

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Senate Republicans Are Closer Than Ever To Repealing Obamacare

June 7, 2017

… bill may not allow insurers to set higher prices for people with pre-existing conditions than for healthy people. Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy suggested he was comfortable with the bill still being written, though he noted he hadn’t seen final text. What weve been told so far, states would have the ability, a lot more power than they do under Obamacare, to shape their future, and I think weve gotta return the power to the states, Cassidy said, seemingly referring to a proposal to …

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Apple gave us new Photos, Maps, and Siri: Check out what you missed at WWDC

June 6, 2017

… said to be the most powerful iMac yet. The display will be 43 percent brighter and can now support up to a billion colors, making it more true to real life than ever before. The desktop features monstrous processing power a Xeon processor with up to 18 cores and discrete Radeon Vega graphics. Image: apple The new iMac Pro will have twice the memory of the standard 27-inch iMac, built-in 10Gigabit Ethernet, and a dual fan to better air flow and cooling. It will be available in December …

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Apple working on dedicated AI chip for iOS devices, report says

May 27, 2017

… the chip.” By moving AI processing to a dedicated chip, battery life in devices could also see a boost since the main CPU and GPU wouldn’t be crunching as much data and gobbling as much power. The report says Apple plans to integrate the chip into its devices, but it’s unclear when that’ll happen, and if any iOS devices launching this year will have it. Apple’s work on an AI chip shouldn’t surprise anyone who’s paying attention to the competition. …

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What Harvard graduates saw from Mark Zuckerberg: humility

May 26, 2017

… can be humble about the success he’s achievedand that he hopes others with power can do the same. “I love this place,” Zuckerberg said, with an unexpected amount of enthusiasm especially when compared to Faust, to begin what would be a 30-minute long speech that had a one-word tagline: purpose. That single word was uttered 27 times within the speech, according to a transcript he later published to his Facebook page. “Today I want to talk about purpose,” Zuckerberg …

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China, the King of Coal, Is Getting Gassy

May 25, 2017

With factories and power plants across China burning half the world’s coal, the government’s latest targets for using more natural gas to ease the country’s worsening air pollution seemed too ambitious. Though gas remains a small and  The results are encouraging analysts to upgrade their demand forecasts and may signal the government is on track to reach its goal of getting as much as 10 percent of its energy from gas by 2020. It’s also bolstering the outlook …

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Elizabeth Warren Has A Real Plan To Drain The Swamp In Washington

May 17, 2017

Other lawmakers and policy experts gathered at Washingtons Four Seasons Hotel focused on defending the Barack Obama-era status quo against President Donald Trumps onslaught, rather than on proposing ambitious new ideas. In her scathing remarks, Warren portrayed a Washington compromised by the largesse of big corporations and the ultra-rich long before Trump came to power. The former bankruptcy law professor and originator of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau decried the armies of …

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May 15, 2017

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