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Baltimore Detective Killed A Day Before Testifying In Federal Case Against Fellow Cops

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The Baltimore police detective who was fatally shot in the line of duty last week was scheduled to testify in a federal case against officers indicted earlier this year, the Baltimore Police Department confirmed Wednesday.

What To Buy On Black Friday On Amazon

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Last week, we shared with you a sneak peek at Amazon’s Black Friday deals that we just couldn’t wait for.

Ships, aircraft search Philippine Sea for 3 missing in crash

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 22:54

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft were searching in the Philippine Sea on Thursday for three sailors missing since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier.

An American Formerlly Imprisoned in North Korea Was Burnt to Death in San Diego

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 22:51

An American Formerlly Imprisoned in North Korea Was Burnt to Death in San Diego

Undocumented Immigrant Whose Wife Has Cancer Finally Granted Temporary Stay

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 16:53

Thanks to a large social media push, an undocumented immigrant from Bangladesh will get to stay in the U.S. ― for now.

Tax Reform Is Gonna Eat My Lunch!

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 15:30

WASHINGTON ― My employer gives everyone in my office a free lunch every day, and Republicans in Congress want to put a stop to it.

Man Wrongly Convicted of Murder Will Get $15 Million From L.A. County

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 15:06

Franklin O'Connell has maintained his innocence for the last 32 years.

Ann Maguire murder: Parents should be made to sign contracts with Facebook and monitor children's accounts, says coroner 

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 14:36

Parents should be made to sign contracts compelling them to monitor their children’s Facebook messages, the coroner in the Ann Maguire murder inquest has claimed. Under proposals due to be presented to the Digital minister Matt Hancock, parents would be given the right to pry on their children’s accounts because their “responsibility transcends” a teenager’s “entitlement to privacy”. The suggestions would also require teens aged 13 to 18 to have a named parent on their application to open an account, and make parents contractually obliged to monitor their communications. Coroner Kevin McLoughlin outlined the proposals yesterday as a jury ruled that the murder of Spanish teacher Ann Maguire could have been prevented. Teenage killer of teacher Ann Maguire told ten friends 'precisely' what he planned to do Delivering a conclusion of unlawful killing, the jury at Wakefield Coroner’s Court said that her death had resulted from “missed opportunities to share and record the problem behaviour” of her killer. It comes more than two years after Ms Maguire, an employee of Corpus Christi College, Leeds was stabbed to death by pupil Will Cornick during a lesson at the school on 28 April 2014. During the inquest, the jury heard that Cornick, then 15, had exchanged a series of messages on Facebook with friends in which he professed his hatred for Ms Maguire and his desire to harm her. In one Facebook exchange, he expressed his loathing for the 61-year-old and offered a friend “a tenner” for them to kill her. Another associate of Cornick told police officers in an interview that Cornick had said of Mrs Maguire: “I don’t want to hurt her, I want to kill her.” Cornick was 15 years old when he stabbed to death Mrs Maguire, 61, as she taught a class at Corpus Christi Catholic College, in Leeds The teenager told 10 pupils of his intention to kill Mrs Maguire and other members of staff, and showed four of them the 34-inch knife he later used in her brutal murder. Despite his litany of threats, none of the pupils reported the outbursts to the school. Their conversations with Cornick only surfaced in pre-inquest hearings, and it later emerged that they had never been questioned about them by police officers or teaching staff after her murder. In statements following Mrs Maguire’s murder, Cornick’s parents claimed they had no prior knowledge of their son’s intentions. Commenting on the disclosures, Mr McLoughlin said that Cornick’s online threats had been “sinister and grotesque”, adding that he believed that “parents have a responsibility to protect children”. In order to do this, he said that they should be given “access to supervise content”, adding: “any parent’s responsibility transcends any teenager’s entitlement to privacy.” A Facebook spokesman said: "We want everyone to feel safe when using Facebook. We work closely with online safety experts including the UK Safer Internet Centre and Childnet International to make sure that young people and their parents know how technology works and what they need to think about before sharing online."

Anita Hill: Joe Biden's Apology Is 'Not Enough'

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 14:23

Anita Hill said former Vice President Joe Biden’s recent apology for his handling of her 1991 Senate testimony against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas is “not enough” to make up for his failure at the time “to show leadership on this issue on behalf of women’s equality.”

Mom Allegedly Killed in Front of Family by Her Children's Dad

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 14:23

“He stood right there and he looked me dead in my face and unloaded the gun again on her,” the victim’s mother, Gloria Blaylock, told the Atlanta Journal Constitution

6-Month-Old Quintuplets Dazzle in Christmas Card Photo Shoot

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 13:57

They were conceived through intrauterine insemination.

Zanele Muholi Awarded France’s Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

ArtNews News Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:21

She considers her photographs of members of the LGBTQI community a form of visual activism. Read More

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Woman Gets Prison After Boyfriend Dies From Meth-Laden Kiss

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:20

An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years behind bars Tuesday on a drug conspiracy charge.

Net neutrality repeal was decided after 'enormous numbers' of fake people sent messages of support for Trump administration

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:20

The profound and fundamental changes currently being made to the internet are being done partly on the basis of hundreds of thousands of fake people, according to New York's attorney general. This week, the Federal Communications Commission announced that it would repeal Obama-era protections that guaranteed net neutrality. Campaigners say that the move would allow internet companies to force people to pay for access to specific websites, for instance, or charge a fee if they want to download things at any speed.

Trump Is On The Verge Of Politicizing The Census, Advocates Say

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:05

President Donald Trump is reportedly leaning toward tapping an academic for the No. 2 position at the U.S. Census Bureau, a decision that has alarmed advocates who say the pick lacks adequate management experience for a massive operational role and has political views that would undermine the credibility of the agency.

Years into journey, transgender teen still finding himself

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:58

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — It's been six years since Theo Ramos first cut himself in the school bathroom, six years since his parents and friends and teachers found out he wanted to be a boy instead of a girl, six years in transition.

Shelter Dogs Get Week-Long 'Vacation' To Spend Thanksgiving In Real Homes

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:54

Twenty Georgia shelter dogs don’t have permanent homes yet, but that won’t stop them from celebrating Thanksgiving in style.

'Zero Hope For Denuclearizing North Korea,' China Expert Says

Yahoo - Art News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:05

BEIJING ― President Donald Trump’s designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism may not be the best way to quell the country’s nuclear ambitions, according to one expert in China.

Winter Preview: Museum Shows and Biennials Around the World

ArtNews News Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:50

20 major exhibitions to see this season. Read More

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