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California prisons end segregation policy
... uspected of being involved in the incident or the gangs that were involved. The Department of Correct ... racial violence and affected inmates who have no gang ties or history of violence. State officials d ... race in their cells and sleeping areas to prevent gang violence. The U.S. Supreme Court found that polic ...
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No faith in our government
... of Cards”-style fantasy of all-powerful political puppetmasters, but what actually scares us is the idea of the Ebola epidemic being managed by the gang from “Veep.” I suspect that’s part of why Obama-era scandals that may actually involve secret government machinations — from the NSA revel ...
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Hong Kong near breaking point, protesters and government agree
... emonstrations – including initial use of tear gas and then what she described as failure to protect peaceful protesters against violence from Triad gangs – “has probably damaged public confidence in the police for a generation.” “My own view is that there are probably many in the police for ...
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3 shot near Los Angeles restaurant
... ical but stable condition at the hospital, and the other two had more moderate injuries and were expected to survive, he said. The shooting may be gang-related because of what the shooter said before opening fire, Neiman said, but he declined to elaborate. The suspect is described as a 17-year-old ...
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Kidnap gang’s co-leader gets 9 life terms
... gang convicted of several murders was sentenced in San ... DIEGO — The co-leader of a violent Mexican drug gang convicted of several murders was sentenced in San ... one of 18 people indicted in connection with the gang, which prosecutors said kidnapped and held people ...
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Mexico prosecutor: Students not in first mass graves
... ed to have worked with police in the disappearance of the students. The gang controls drug routes in Guerrero and Morelos states. Murillo Karam said ... ied for some time, suggesting they belonged to earlier victims of criminal gangs. "Some of them are not recent, some are from months ago," Aguirre told ...
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Harvard junior took dying mom to Mexico, now stuck
... died weeks later. But now, instead of cramming for exams in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the film studies major is stuck at his grandparents' house in a gang-controlled suburb of Mexico City, hoping to persuade the U.S. government to let him come home. Guerrero's initial re-entry request was denied, so ...
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Banks harvest callers’ voiceprints to fight fraud
... iminals. Banks "truly are trying to protect legitimate customers," said Inscoe. She said the blacklists had to be seen in the context of organized gangs that call banks repetitively to try to break into accounts. The ACLU's Stanley said he understood the anti-fraud argument but worried about where ...
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Strip Scribbles: Claire Sinclair strips; Sabina Kelley + Travis Barker; Soul Train Awards
... e awards Nov. 7, Bill Bellamy hosts the Centric Comedy All-Star Show on Nov. 8, and it wraps up Nov. 9 with two music events featuring Kool & the Gang. The Soul Train Awards honor artists in 12 categories. Chris Brown leads with seven nominations, Beyonce has six and Pharrell Williams five. The a ...
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Brothers shot at apartment complex
... th nonlife-threatening wounds, according to Liberty. No further information about the suspects or a shooter was available at this time. Metro's gang unit is investigating the shooting. ...
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Incomplete caricature of Islam
... lam as a violent and intolerant religion is horrendously incomplete. Remember those standing up to Muslim fanatics are mostly Muslims. In Pakistan, a gang of Muslim men raped a young Muslim woman named Mukhtar Mai as punishment for a case involving her brother; after testifying against her attackers and ...
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Woman exonerated, freed after 17 years in prison
... onfess was June Patti, who had a long history of giving false tips to law enforcement, according to documents in the case. She died in 2006. Three gang members subsequently were linked to the crime, and one was convicted of the killing. Another took a polygraph test and said he was present at Daly's ...
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The Islamic State, Boko Haram and Batman
... between zones of order and disorder? For starters, you’d better understand the forces of disorder, like Boko Haram or the Islamic State. These are gangs of young men who are telling us in every way possible that our rules no longer apply. Reason cannot touch them, because rationalism never drove them ...
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Q+A: Voters’ guide to Nevada’s lieutenant governor race
... Lucy Flores is a rising national star in the Democratic party who has built her campaign around a strong personal story. She vaulted from a teenage gang member to law school to political office. Reid has used his Nevada Democratic party machine to support Flores. Flores, an attorney, has served two te ...
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Too many secrets, not enough service
... he most secure places on earth. A gang of Secret Service hotshots couldn’ ... thought the shots were coming from a gang fight even though gang fights near t ... coming from a gang fight even though gang fights near the White House are hard ... r dunderheaded superiors about their gang-fight conclusion “for fear of bein ...
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Mexico prosecutor says mass grave held 28 bodies
... ere arrested in recent days, including seven members of an organized crime gang. Blanco said Saturday that some of those arrested had provided key clue ... n in Guerrero, a southern state where poverty feeds social unrest and drug gangs clash over territory. Anger over the discovery of the graves exploded ...
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Who had it easier, Reagan or Obama?
... tween a superpower and many superempowered angry men. On 9/11, we were attacked, and badly hurt, by a person: Osama bin Laden, and his superempowered gang. When superempowered angry men have more open space within which to operate, and more powerful weapons and communication tools, just one needle in a ...
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Hispanic voting bloc’s hue not so blue these days
... ority Democrats — typically don’t vote. From trouble to top of the ticket Flores’ story is well known in political circles. She rose from gang member and petty criminal to UNLV-trained lawyer. She won a seat in the Nevada Assembly in 2010, representing neighborhoods east of downtown and part ...
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Hong Kong protesters stage massive, defiant rally
... their claim that the police had allied with "black societies," or criminal gangs, to clear out the protesters. The claim was vehemently denied by the gove ... Officials vehemently denied rumors they might have coordinated with the gangs to clear the streets. "Such rumors linking us to 'black societies,' ar ...
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Hong Kong police arrest 19 at protest site
... wful assembly, fighting in public and assault, Kwok said, adding that eight men are believed to have backgrounds involving triads, or organized crime gangs. The protesters urged residents to join their cause and demanded that the police protect their encampments. The Hong Kong Federation of Students, ...
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Man wounded in shooting at east valley apartment complex
... with two other men, according to Metro. He was transported to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Gang crimes detectives are investigating. The two other men have not been found, and no arrests have been made, police said. ...
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This is 40: Canyon Springs snaps Liberty’s imposing streak over Sunrise Region
... Pioneers’ only interception, as Canyon Springs’ strongest players in coverage. Alexander was also just as likely to wind up in the middle of a gang tackle with teammates like sophomore Tui Vergara, junior Tyson Odum and senior Melvin Johnson. Both Alexander and Cooper credited defensive coordinat ...
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Utah mom accused of helping son in drive-by shooting
... nage son by a convenience store to shoot at rival gang members he had been fighting with at school. Pros ... nage son by a convenience store to shoot at rival gang members he had been fighting with at school. P ... nvestigators she and her son are part of the same gang, police said. She acknowledged driving Garcia by ...
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Minneapolis community fights recruiters for jihad
... -jihad work is not unlike longstanding efforts to keep young people out of gangs in any number of other U.S. cities. And just like street gangs, militant ... ople out of gangs in any number of other U.S. cities. And just like street gangs, militant groups tend to prey on the vulnerable via the Internet or to st ...
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Prince unleashes two funky new albums on the same day
... standouts: the watery, psychedelic neo-soul ballad “Whitecaps”; ’90s R&B trifle “Stopthistrain”; and the kicky, Nicki Minaj-esque girl-gang sass-off “Boytrouble.” Art Official Age, meanwhile, is a collection of throwback soul/R&B/funk with one eye toward the bedroom at all times. ...
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Arrests over sidewalk chalk messages spawn lawsuit
... d after shooting someone. Even if that person was unarmed and/or innocent." Other messages were profane. One labeled the police department a criminal gang. The protests stemmed from a 2011 tally by the Las Vegas Review-Journal that found 142 people had been killed in 378 police shootings in the Las V ...
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Black barbershops: One writer’s tale of lather and life lessons
... much of what I learned about the adult world I learned in black barbershops. Both the bad—double lives of community leaders, growing problems with gangs in Las Vegas, the racism that led the city to be called “Mississippi of the West”—and the good: barbershops as vehicles for economic empowerme ...
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Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry
... troleos Mexicanos last week show the gangs are becoming more prolific and soph ... shame, is Tamaulipas." Two rival gangs, the Zetas and the Gulf cartel, lon ... border. At least twice a day, the gangs pull up to one of the hundreds of p ... e. By the time soldiers arrived, the gang members had fled, and only the drive ...
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DJ Shadow talks digging through Afrika Bambaataa’s crates for a tour with Cut Chemist
... struck. The other one was his copy of the Chicago Gangsters’ “Gangster Boogie,” which is another b ... r one was his copy of the Chicago Gangsters’ “Gangster Boogie,” which is another b-boy anthem. On ... ed it up—other rappers and I think a few of the gang guys ... again, you look at it and it’s just li ...
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Seahawks hold off Broncos 26-20 in overtime
... n the fourth quarter to let Denver linger. The problems started when Wilson was sacked by DeMarcus Ware at his 1, nearly avoiding a safety. Lynch was gang tackled in the end zone on the next play, cutting the deficit to 17-5 with 13:07 left. Wilson was then intercepted with 11:02 left at the Seattle ...
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Eclectic cast will share stage with Oscar Goodman at Life Is Beautiful
... to convince Goodman to share a public forum with members of Pussy Riot; home and furniture designer Ed Gavagan, who once was stabbed in the chest by gang members in New York; and his public-defender wife, Sekeena, both of whom now are popular monologists. “I got a phone call from Mr. Choudry, who ...
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Pussy Riot joins the Life Is Beautiful speaker lineup
... delivery of justice “from Wall Street to Ferguson.” Oscar Goodman, former Las Vegas mayor and mob attorney, and Ed Gavagan, a victim of random gang violence (he was stabbed on the streets of New York and left to die) who went on to forgive his attackers, are also part of "The Good, the Bad and th ...
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Residents emerge in shell-shocked Ukrainian city
... ike that. It is just vegetables in one soup after another." At midday, a group of rebel fighters led a motley convoy made up of Night Wolves biker gang members and several battered military vehicles on a ride through the city. While a Night Wolves truck modified to look like a wolf leading the column ...
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Chillin’ with the bad boys
... cters, including novice shoplifters, gangbanging street elites, stickup men, r ... ith us, only now he doesn’t have a gangster face; now he has a jihadi face. ... This has a special resonance for gang members with a guilt complex, which ... y so many Western jihadis are former gang members and why Islamic State is dir ...
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Is it World War III or just Twitter?
... s up to his boss, who is upset by his impolitic behavior, asking if “we really want to risk going back” to “girls not allowed in school, roving gangs of men with whips enforcing Sharia law, a safe haven again for al-Qaida”? When Carrie oversees an airstrike in Pakistan to take out the No. 4 t ...
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Girls raped; authorities shrug
... ite and working class, were raped by gangs of Pakistani men while the local au ... ite and working class, were raped by gangs of Pakistani men while the local au ... tention should be paid: to the girls gang-raped or doused with gasoline; to th ... multiculturalism: Here are immigrant gangs exploiting a foolish Western tolera ...
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Teen girl shot in leg in northwest valley, police say
... to University Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries. Metro's gang unit responded to a call at about 7 p.m., though Yatomi said it is unclear ... ll at about 7 p.m., though Yatomi said it is unclear whether there was any gang involvement. ...
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Pakistan nabs militants linked to attack on Malala
... t the extremist group in North Waziristan, a tribal region along the border with Afghanistan that has long been a militant stronghold. "The entire gang involved in the murder attempt... has been busted," Bajwa said, adding that the "terrorists" were part of Tehrik-e-Taliban, an umbrella group encompa ...
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Union: Prison learned of escape plans day earlier
... tement Friday. The unit is designed to hold inmates with proven safety threats because of the notoriety of their crimes, testimony they have given or gang threats, the committee said. An April inspection by the committee noted ongoing security concerns at the unit. Security management "remains a conc ...
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J Street shooting leaves man dead, police say
... Metro Police Lt. Barb Schmidt. The victim was transported to University Medical Center and pronounced dead. It is unclear whether the shooting was gang-related. The Metro homicide team is responding. This is an active investigation. ...

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