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March 27, 2014

WORLD-TYRANT WORLD a/o 03 27 14

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 1:56 pm

 

 

 

WORLD-TYRANT WORLD a/o 03 27 14

 

 

Mar 26, 9:00 AM EDT

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SECRET_SERVICE_MISCONDUCT?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-26-09-00-16

SECRET SERVICE PULLS 3 AGENTS FROM OBAMA TRIP [Excerpt]

 

The three agents were part of the president’s Counter Assault Team

 

 

Mar 26, 10:17 PM EDT

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SECRET_SERVICE_MISCONDUCT?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-26-22-17-28

SENATORS CONCERNED BY SECRET SERVICE ALLEGATIONS [Excerpt]

 

The agency disputes that recent reports of misbehavior is indicative of a widespread trend.

 

 

Mar 26, 11:49 PM EDT

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_FBI_RAID_SAN_FRANCISCO?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-26-23-49-27

CALIFORNIA LAWMAKER FACES GUN, CORRUPTION CHARGES [Excerpts]

 

[California state senator Leland] Yee was shackled at the ankles when he appeared in court Wednesday afternoon with 19 other defendants. His demeanor was downcast, and he looked nervously into the packed gallery.

Yee was charged with six counts of depriving the public of honest services and one count of conspiracy to traffic in guns without a license. If convicted on all the counts, he faces up to 125 years in prison.

AND

Mar 27, 2:29 AM EDT

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SAN_FRANCISCO_CHINATOWN_CRIME_?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-27-02-29-41

EX-GANG LEADER WAS PRAISED AS ROLE MODEL [Excerpts]

A former gang leader with ties to San Francisco’s Chinatown who was praised for cleaning up his public image after serving more than a decade in prison now faces up to 95 years behind bars on money-laundering and other charges.

The allegations against Raymond Chow – nicknamed Shrimp Boy – were outlined in an FBI criminal complaint that names 25 other defendants, including California Sen. Leland Yee and Keith Jackson, Yee’s campaign aide.

AND

Mar 26, 9:59 PM EDT

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_FBI_RAID_SAN_FRANCISCO_GLANCE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-26-21-59-00

EXCERPTS FROM FBI CALIFORNIA CORRUPTION CASE DOCS

 

 

Mar 26, 9:16 PM EDT

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ALBUQUERQUE_POLICE_SHOOTINGS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-26-21-16-27

ALBUQUERQUE POLICE UNDER NEW SHOOTING SCRUTINY [Excerpts]

 

The [latest] shooting came just hours after hundreds of people took to the streets to protest Albuquerque police fatally shooting a homeless camper in the Sandia foothills on March 16, the 36th shooting involving police since 2010.

A group reported to be the international cyber-activist hackers Anonymous posted a YouTube video threatening a cyberattack against the city over the foothills shooting, calling officers “militarized thugs.”

 

Mar 27, 2:25 AM EDT

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_NYC_CORRECTIONS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-27-02-25-47

NYC COUNCIL TO ADDRESS DEATH OF INMATE IN HOT CELL [Excerpts]

 

“From where I sit, I see a department that is in crisis, if not chaos,” said [Rory] Lancman, a first-term councilman from Queens.

“Mr. [Jerome] Murdough’s personal tragedy epitomizes almost all that’s wrong with the city’s corrections policies, its homelessness policies and problems with its policies on dealing with people with mental illness.”

 

Mar 27, 3:30 AM EDT

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SOCIAL_MEDIA_FAN_BEHAVIOR?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-27-03-30-47

SECURITY FIRMS WATCH SOCIAL MEDIA FOR FEISTY FANS [Excerpts]

 

. . .[New York-based Citadel Security Agency], which handles promotional events for the NFL, NHL and Major League Soccer, considers social media an indispensable tool.

“It’s just mind-blowing that you can, in a 10- or 15-minute search, follow some hashtags, you follow a trail and you can uncover all kinds of information,” [managing director David] Yorio said.

 

Mar 27, 4:22 AM EDT

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_CHARLOTTE_MAYOR_CHARGED?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-27-04-22-51

CHARLOTTE [NORTH CAROLINA] MAYOR FACES CORRUPTION CHARGES, RESIGNS [EXCERPTS]

[Mayor Patrick] Cannon was arrested Wednesday and accused of accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as businessmen who wanted to do work with North Carolina’s largest city.

He resigned Wednesday evening, less than six months after taking office.

 

 

Mar 27, 8:20 AM EDT

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/F/FBN_COLTS_OWNER_ARRESTED?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-27-08-20-28

POLICE: [INDIANAPOLIS] COLTS OWNER HAD $29K IN CASH WHEN ARRESTED [Excerpts]

 

Prosecutors haven’t decided whether to charge [Jim] Irsay over the numerous prescription drugs that officers found in his vehicle.

 

 

Mar 27, 10:52 AM EDT

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_UNITED_NATIONS_US_CIVIL_RIGHTS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-27-10-52-07

UN RAPS US CIVIL RIGHTS RECORD ON SECRET PROGRAMS [Excerpt]

 

A United Nations panel finds the United States [The World Tyrant] has fallen short of meeting its obligations under an international civil rights treaty, pointing to

a lack of adequate oversight and transparency in its programs of electronic surveillance,

targeted drone killings and

secret detentions.

 

 

 

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