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  1. Texas high school student busted for urinating in teacher's cup

    Nydailynews.com -Crime 04.26 / 15:29 www.nydailynews.com
    A high school student in Texas is accused of urinating in a drinking cup belonging to a…
  2. Audit: Ferguson courts 'in disarray' after police killing

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 04.26 / 15:29 abcnews.go.com
    State auditors in Missouri found the Ferguson court system "in disarray" during an audit launched amid the unrest following the fatal 2014 police shooting of Michael…
  3. Bigfoot on the lam: Sasquatch statues vanish from Ohio store

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 04.26 / 15:29 abcnews.go.com
    Police in Ohio are on the lookout for Bigfoot after a gift shop owner reported that painted concrete statues of the hairy creature vanished from outside her…
  4. Busy burglars steal guns, cash, cigars in four overnight break-ins, investigators say

    Sun-sentinel.com -Crime 04.26 / 15:29 www.sun-sentinel.com
    Four businesses, including two gun stores, were hit by a team of burglars in three cities early Friday, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. Two people linked to the crimes were later taken into custody at a residence at 100 NW 27th  Ave. in Pompano Beach, the agency said.   There, deputies with…
  5. Straphanger's Face Slashed in Fight With Man in 'Coke Boys' Sweater: NYPD

    Dnainfo.com - Crime 04.26 / 14:42 dnainfo.com
    The two were arguing in the Beach 59th Street station when the suspect slashed him, police…
  6. Burglary at Embassy Row Hotel Off DuPont Circle Raises Concerns About Hotel Safety

    Marie Walcek is a lawyer who works for a nurses union in Oakland, California. In May 2015, she flew to Washington DC for a business meeting. She checked into her room at the Embassy Row Hotel off DuPont Circle, closed the door behind her, put her purse and wallet on the floor next to her […] The post Burglary at Embassy Row Hotel Off DuPont Circle Raises Concerns About Hotel Safety appeared first on Corporate Crime…
  7. Ohio man arrested after holding woman captive in pit behind home

    Nydailynews.com -Crime 04.26 / 14:27 www.nydailynews.com
    An Ohio man was arrested early Wednesday after a woman was found trapped in a pit inside a shed behind his…
  8. Former congresswoman's fraud trial opening in Florida

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 04.26 / 14:26 abcnews.go.com
    Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown's federal fraud and corruption trial is scheduled to begin in…
  1. Researchers simulate mom's womb to help preemies

    Abc2news.com - Health 04.26 / 15:34 abc2news.com
    Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies - and animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might…
  2. 'Superbug' fungus new menace in U.S. hospitals

    Abc2news.com - Health 04.26 / 15:34 abc2news.com
    A `superbug' fungus is emerging as a new menace in U.S. hospitals, mostly in New York and New…
  3. Canada announces 17 remaining space candidates

    Abc2news.com - Health 04.26 / 15:34 abc2news.com
    The Canadian Space Agency has selected the final 17 candidates for the Canadian astronaut…
  4. New study aims at making accessible epidemiological models for managing disease spread

    News-medical.net -Health 04.26 / 15:29 www.news-medical.net
    A new computer modeling study from Los Alamos National Laboratory is aimed at making epidemiological models more accessible and useful for public health collaborators and improving disease-related decision…
  5. Obesity amplifies effects of three risk alleles linked to NAFLD

    News-medical.net -Health 04.26 / 15:29 www.news-medical.net
    An international study based at UT Southwestern Medical Center revealed a striking genetic-environmental interaction: Obesity significantly amplifies the effects of three gene variants that increase risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease by different metabolic…
  6. Study finds meaningful decrease in youth violence

    News-medical.net -Health 04.26 / 15:29 www.news-medical.net
    Contrary to popular perception, a new study by Boston University professor Christopher Salas- Wright finds that youth violence is declining--and at noteworthy…
  7. Scientists find way to provide longer-lasting pain relief using MOFs

    News-medical.net -Health 04.26 / 15:29 www.news-medical.net
    To treat headaches, back pain or fever, most of us have reached for ibuprofen at one point or another. But we often have to take doses every four to six hours if the pain warrants…
  8. Brew your vitamins: Startup VitaCup delivers vitamin-fortified coffee for Keurig system

    As both the dietary supplement industry and consumers are well aware, taking one’s dietary supplements is a daily routine people are prone to forget. A cup of joe, on the other hand, not so m…
  1. Get to CLAS!

    Colby.edu - Education & Family 04.26 / 15:33 colby.edu
    The Colby Liberal Arts Symposium is a celebration of student scholarship and achievement. Each year, the Colby community comes together to recognize and celebrate students’ many forms of scholarly engagement. Last year, more than 750 different students (from virtually every department and program) presented or performed their work. The events this year will begin with Ar…
  2. Lawmaker: Gov. LePage overstates education surcharge

    SFgate.com-Education 04.26 / 15:24 sfgate.com
    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — The co-chairman of the Maine Legislature's budget-writing committee says the governor is trying to overstate the impact of an education surcharge approved by voters. Maine Public reports (http://bit.ly/2pzkDZ4 ) that Gov. Paul LePage was challenged on his facts during his town hall meeting in Fort Kent, where he appeared to assert Monday that Mainers making $200,000 or more will see an income tax topping 10 p…
  3. College in Omaha uses bee hive for insect education

    SFgate.com-Education 04.26 / 15:24 sfgate.com
    (AP) — An assistant professor of biology at a college in central Omaha has embarked on an experiment to add a honeybee hive to the campus in order to promote education and appreciation for bees. The Omaha World-Herald (http://bit.ly/2oLZjeV ) reports scientists have paid attention for over a decade to the declining bee population evidently caused by pesticides and other f…
  4. US colleges confront a new era of sometimes-violent protest

    SFgate.com-Education 04.26 / 15:24 sfgate.com
    (AP) — Fearing a return to violent protests that roiled campuses in the 1970s, colleges and universities are re-examining how to protect free speech while keeping students and employees safe in a time of political polarization. Campus police are trying new tactics to try to keep events peaceful, while other schools have abruptly canceled controversial speakers over safety concerns, as UC Berkeley did with conservative writer Ann Coulter's appearance, originally scheduled for Thursday. In …
  5. Charges dropped against Connecticut man in Obama threat case

    SFgate.com-Education 04.26 / 15:24 sfgate.com
    Court records show Joshua Klimas (KLIE'-mas) successfully completed a diversionary program that included mental health treatment and computer-use monitoring. Klimas said Wednesday that he doesn't remember writing the email, and at the time he was having side effects including blackouts from medication for post-traumatic stress…
  6. Here’s what the new CMS boundary and magnet plan means to each school

    CharlotteObserver-Education 04.26 / 15:23 charlotteobserver.com
    The complicated student assignment plan Superintendent Ann Clark rolled out Tuesday night poses lots of big questions for the future of CMS. But for many, the biggest question immediate question … Click to Continue…
  7. The Brash And Calm Of Arto Lindsay

    Wprl.org - Education 04.26 / 15:19 wprl.org
    I want to introduce you to Chad Clark, a Washington D.C. artist with the band Beauty Pill , which begins a tour today with a musical hero of Clark's and of mine, Arto Lindsay . Arto is a legendary Brazilian-American composer, singer, producer and experimental guitarist. His music is a combination of brash and calm — often, these days, in the very same song. I first heard Arto's brash side on a 1978 compilation called No New York , a collection of "no wave" artists from NYC, produced by B…
  8. Songs We Love: Great Grandpa, 'Teen Challenge'

    Wprl.org - Education 04.26 / 15:19 wprl.org
    It's not unusual for art to pull from adolescent experience, an infatuation with innocence. The danger, of course, is that hindsight is 20/20, and teenage experiences are much less awkward in retrospect. With its debut single from its upcoming LP, Plastic Cough , the Seattle indie-rock band Great Grandpa doesn't ignore the gracelessness of youth. It embraces it. "Teen Challenge" meanders on a well-defined course of the band's curation: opening with a '90s slacker-rock chord progression;…
  1. Fried Fish on Broad Street, and Panaderia Tacuari's New Watkinsville Digs

    Flagpole.com - Food 04.26 / 15:35 flagpole.com
    FRY KING: It’s been awhile since we had a non-fast-food option devoted to fried fish in Athens, other than the occasional Friday special . Thankfully, The Fish Shack is here to remedy that problem. Ensconced in the itty-bitty building at Broad and Hancock that was most recently Preserve and previously housed Broad Street Coffee, a hot doggery, JB’s Ribs and BBQ, Walter’s Barbecue and, in its…
  2. Kemin opens Russian facilities for feed ingredients

    The opening is part of Kemins fiveyear global expansion…
  3. Brinker on journey to reclaim market share

    Earnings sales slide in face of challenging operating…
  4. Hill & Valley contributes to gains at J&J Snack

    Net income increases 25 while sales rise 7 during…
  5. Utah restaurants, bars must hang sign affirming intentions

    nwi.com-Food 04.26 / 15:25 nwitimes.com
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new law requires bar and restaurant owners in Utah to hang a sign by their door disclosing the business' serving i…
  6. Who says pasta must be unhealthy? It doesn't with these tips

    nwi.com-Food 04.26 / 15:25 nwitimes.com
    Ask my husband what his favorite comfort food is and the answer will be quick: pasta. Who doesn't love a steamy bowl of noodles or macaroni slathered in butter and cheese? It's a classic, born straight out of childhood…
  7. Chinapie: Fremont's Fun, Anything-Goes Pizza/Asian Fusion Restaurant

    Thestranger.com - Food 04.26 / 14:54 thestranger.com
    Pomerol's CIA-trained chef Vuong Loc and wife Tricia have opened a high-end, family-friendly pizza/Asian fusion restaurant in Fremont. by Corina Zappia I love to think of that moment when French-trained chefs go rogue. I picture it all going down like a scene out of Ratatouille. Slamming pans against the stove, they scream and fling spare onions at their sous chefs, and in a fit of rage—or brilliance—they…
  8. After Owners Insisted It Would Be Open 'For the Indefinite Future,' El Corazon is Closing April 30

    Dallasobserver.com - Food 04.26 / 14:39 dallasobserver.com
    A few weeks ago, Oak Cliff got up in arms over the news that beloved Tex-Mex restaurant El Corazon's owners had filed a demolition permit for the historic building, which was built in the 1940s. A developer that works with CVS wants to raze the building to build retail…
  1. Arts forum has sober vibe; VocalEssence's new season

    Minnpost.com - Arts&Culture 04.26 / 14:46 minnpost.com
    Pamela Espeland Last April at the Cowles Center, the first annual Star Tribune Arts Forum brought Mia’s Kaywin Feldman, the SPCO’s Kyu-Young Kim, the Walker’s Olga Viso and the Guthrie’s Joseph Haj together for a public conversation about building and engaging audiences for the arts. Moderated by Graydon Royce, it was a mostly upbeat, occasionally wonky talk among the leaders of strong flagship organizations, during which Feldman suggested that if we really want to help th…
  2. American teenagers remain behind on music and visual arts, study says

    Pbs.org - Arts&Culture 04.26 / 14:45 pbs.org
    A youth orchestra, pictured from behind. When asked to listen to George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” as part of a new study, only about half of the students were able to identify that the opening solo is played on a clarinet. Credit: Jonathan Kirn WASHINGTON — When it comes to music and visual arts, American teenagers could use some help. The National Center for Education Statistics reported Tuesday that in 2016, American eighth graders scored an average 147 in music and …
  3. Viola Davis's Toast at the Time 100 Gala Was Expectedly Epic

    Elle.com - Arts&Culture 04.26 / 14:40 elle.com
    As soon as Viola Davis opens her mouth to speak, you know you better pay attention. The Oscar-winning actress has earned a reputation for giving the most inspiring speeches and last night at the Time 100 gala, she did not disappoint. Tasked with giving a toast, Viola took the opportunity to tell a story about the time she went on a cultural safari in Africa and met women of the Mandinka tribe in Gambia. She recounted being enthralled by their community and rituals and related it to being…
  4. Michelle Obama Publicly Applauds Beyoncé for Her New Scholarship Program

    Elle.com - Arts&Culture 04.26 / 14:40 elle.com
    Michelle Obama name-checked Beyoncé on Twitter late Tuesday night, applauding the superstar's recently announced scholarship program for young women (and deploying a few choice emojis in the process). The former FLOTUS celebrated Beyoncé's "powerful contributions." Always inspired by your powerful contributions @Beyonce. You are a role model for us all. Thank you for investing in our girls. 👑🐝 👑🐝 pic.twitter.com/kuXDdYz6JV— Michelle…
  5. Red Dead Redemption 2 UK release date, news and rumours: Amazon sells out of PS4 pre-orders

    Alphr.com - Arts&Culture 04.26 / 14:40 alphr.com
    Red Dead Redemption 2: Amazon sells out of PS4 pre-orders The latest news about Red Dead Redemption 2 including trailers and release date rumours 26 Apr…
  6. The Manbody is the strangest PlayStation VR showcase you’ll ever see

    Alphr.com - Arts&Culture 04.26 / 14:40 alphr.com
    The Manbody is the strangest PSVR showcase you’ll ever see Elliot Dodd’s new film blends consumerism and virtual reality with Socratic dialogues 26 Apr 201…
  7. HIFF Screens ‘No Man’s Land’ at Bay Street Theater

    Danspapers.com - Arts&Culture 04.26 / 14:39 danspapers.com
    The Hamptons International Film Festival is continuing its 25 Years: 25 Films series this Thursday, April 27 with 2001 selection No Man’s Land at Bay Street Theater.  No Man's Land won Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars. No Man's Land takes place during the war in Bosnia. The film begins in 1993 when a group of Bosnian soldiers lost in dense fog end up in an empty Serbian trench. World-weary Ciki finds a rifle, which protects him…
  8. Ahmadiyya Muslim To Host Open Air Exhibition

    Bernews.com - Arts&Culture 04.26 / 14:03 bernews.com
    The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community will be hosting an open air exhibition as part of their educational campaign against extremism on Saturday [April 29] from 9.00am to 7.00pm at Kindley Field Road, in the open area before roundabout/swing bridge on the way to St George’s. A spokesperson said, “This exhibit is part of our ongoing ‘True […](Click to read the full a…
  1. Signed by the Governor: West Virginia Ends State-Run Obamacare Exchange

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 25, 2017) – Last Friday, Gov. Jim Justice (D-West Virginia) signed a bill to shut down the state-run Obamacare health insurance exchange. Once in effect this summer, the new law takes an important first step toward withdrawing the state from implementing the national healthcare program. Rep. Joe Ellington (R-Princeton) sponsored House Bill 2119 (HB…
  2. Montana Governor Vetoes Bill to Expand Health Freedom

    HELENA, Mont. (April 25, 2017) – Montana Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed a bill that would have helped facilitate healthcare freedom and set the stage to nullify national healthcare in practice in the state. Sen. Cary Smith (R-Billings) sponsored Senate Bill 100 (SB100). The legislation specified that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer a…
  3. Texas House Passes Bill to Prohibit “Sanctuary City” Policies

    AUSTIN, Texas (April 25, 2017) – Yesterday, a bill that would effectively prohibit so-called “sanctuary cities” that refuse to help enforce some federal immigration laws passed the Texas House. Sen. Charles Perry (R-Lubbock) filed Senate Bill 4 (SB4) along with 19 cosponsors. The legislation would ban localities from adopting policies that prohibit or restrict local agents…
  4. Missouri Committee Approves Bill to Legalize Commercial Hemp Farming Despite Federal Ban

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (April 25, 2017) –  Yesterday, a Missouri Senate committee passed a bill that would remove industrial hemp from the state’s list of controlled substances, and create a program for the licensing and regulation commercial hemp production. Passage into law would set the foundation to nullify the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same, in……
  5. Shaleen Sangha Joins Radical Sheep as Senior Director – Development & Production

    Animationmagazine.net - People 04.26 / 01:52 animationmagazine.net
    Toronto-based Radical Sheep Productions, a division of Boat Rocker Studios, has appointed award-winning filmmaker Shaleen Sangha to the newly created position of Senior Director, Development & Production. Reporting to President Michelle Melanson Cuperus, Sangha will have creative oversight for the studio’s live-action and animation slates. “We are very excited to have Shaleen on board,” says […]The post Shaleen Sangha Joins Radical Sheep as Senior Director –…
  6. To the Governor: New Hampshire Passes Bill to Expand Medical Marijuana Program, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition

    CONCORD, N.H. (Apr. 25, 2017) – Last week, the New Hampshire Senate gave final approval to a bill to expand the state’s medical marijuana program. If signed by the governor, this measure would further nullify the federal prohibition on cannabis in practice. Rep. Eric Schleien (R-Hillsborough) sponsored House Bill 157 (HB157). The legislation would exp…
  7. Tenther Tuesday Episode 16: The Nullification Movement Keeps Marching Forward

    Today is day 96 that the GOP has failed to repeal Obamacare. But while Congress is still predictably doing nothing, states across the country continue to advance legislation to take on unconstitutional federal power. This week on Tenther Tuesday, Michael Boldin and Mike Maharrey talk about bills moving forward to limit warrantless surveillance, undermine…
  8. Texas Committee Passes Measure to Facilitate Use of Gold Depository

    AUSTIN, Texas (April 25, 2017) –  Last week, a Texas House committee passed a proposed state constitutional amendment that would authorize the legislature to exempt precious metals held in the Texas Gold Depository from ad valorem taxation. Passage of the amendment would take another step toward the everyday use of gold and silver in fi…
  1. Islam Will Be The World’s Largest Religion

    Atheistrepublic.com - Religion 04.26 / 15:09 atheistrepublic.com
    According to new analysis of data by Pew Research Center, babies born to Muslims will begin to outnumber Christian births by 2035 and people with no religion face a birth dearth. Christianity is still the world’s largest religious group, but some new trends show that it might not be a case within two decades. More babies were born to Christian mothers than to members of any other religion in recent years, but it is obviously changing. Between 2010 and 2015, an estimated 31% of babies born i…
  2. LDS Bishop, Convicted Rapist, Praised by Utah Judge

    Atheistrepublic.com - Religion 04.26 / 15:09 atheistrepublic.com
    Utah: Former LDS bishop Keith Vallejo was charged for having sexually abused two of his female relatives over the course of three years. During the sentencing, Fourth District Court Judge Thomas Low had very unusual reaction. He said before sentencing Vallejo: “The court had no doubt that Mr. Vallejo is an extraordinarily good man. But great men, sometimes do bad things." One of the victims, Julia Kirby, was sitting in the court while the judge was praising the rapist. "For him to say that …
  3. Second Harvest offers cooking classes for kids this week

    Spokanefavs.com - Religion 04.26 / 14:24 spokanefavs.com
    This week Second Harvest is offering cooking classes, "dedicated to all things eggs" for kids 8-12 years old. The post Second Harvest offers cooking classes for kids this week appeared first on…
  4. Israel Thwarts Cyber and Kinetic Attacks

    Int.icej.org - Religion 04.26 / 13:55 int.icej.org
    Israel’s National Authority for Cyber Defense announced on Wednesday that it had, in recent days, fought off a cyber attack against 120 Israeli organizations including several private companies, government ministries, public institutions and universities. A private analytical firm assessed that the cyber-attack was similar to past attacks linked to Iran’s government. Also on Wednesday, an attempted terrorist stabbing attack by a knife-wielding Palestinian man on…
  5. Austrian Chancellor Has Warm Visit with Netanyahu

    Int.icej.org - Religion 04.26 / 13:55 int.icej.org
    Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern was in Jerusalem on Tuesday for a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu amidst a flurry of diplomatic activity between European countries and Israel.  Kern spoke of his desire to increase Europe’s role in mediating between Israel and the Palestinians because it must  play a role here because of our economic ties,” before adding that “on the other hand we have to respect that this is really a unique…
  6. Possenti Society Says Mass Murder of Christians Demands Gun Defense

    Standardnewswire.com - Religion 04.26 / 13:52 standardnewswire.com
    Contact: John Snyder, St. Gabriel Possenti Society, 202-239-8005, gundean@gmail.com  VIERA, Fla., April 26, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- "Christians must promote the right and ability of their persecuted brethren to obtain and use self-defense firearms," John M. Snyder, founder/chairman of the St. Gabriel Possenti Society, said here today. St. Gabriel Possenti used handguns in 1860 to rescue villagers of Isola del Gran Sasso, Italy from a violent band of renegades. The St. Gab…
  7. Dr. SohiniBen Shukla added a discussion to the group ஐ ''•¸.•´☯☯ Note's from The Universe ✿ Love ✿ Heal & Bliss ✿ ☯

    Lightgrid.ning.com - Religion 04.26 / 13:08 lightgrid.ning.com
    Dr. SohiniBen Shukla added a discussion to the group ஐ ''•¸.•´☯☯ Note's from The Universe ✿ Love ✿ Heal & Bliss ✿ ☯Giant Hole In The Sun Will Send Super charged Solar Winds To Earth, Here Is What To Expect- Rise earth.by Arjun Walia; Collective Evolution  Coronal holes on the Sun are constantly changing. They are caused by the Sun’s magnetic fields, which arch away from areas in the Sun’s corona that have become thin due to the lower levels of energy and gas. When these fields do not fall …
  8. Furlough…Ready or not Here We Come!

    Blogs.ntm.org - Religion 04.26 / 13:06 blogs.ntm.org
    Yep it is that time again.  We are heading back to Portland in July.  Our first term we felt …
  1. New Luffy Figure Shows Off Epic Boundman Technique

    Comicbook.com - Books 04.26 / 15:34 comicbook.com
    One Piece fans know that its about to go down when Luffy starts to steam up and inflate his muscles and Bandai's new One Piece figure shows Luffy doing just that. The company revealed new pictures and is soon accepting pre-orders of the new "Portait.Of.Pirates. One Piece 'Sa-MAXIMUM' Monkey D. Luffy Gear Fourth 'Boundman'" figure. The new ultra high-quality figure shows off Luffy steaming up…
  2. George Miller Offers Details On Potential Mad Max: Fury Road Sequel

    Comicbook.com - Books 04.26 / 15:34 comicbook.com
    After seeing Mad Max: Fury Road for the first time, audience members had only one thought when exiting the theater - "When do I get to see more of that?!"The action-packed follow-up to George Miller's Mad Max trilogy took the world by storm, earning commercial success and critical praise in 2015. There was no doubt…
  3. Another side of Walt Whitman

    Washingtonblade.com - Books 04.26 / 15:03 washingtonblade.com
    ‘Jack Engle’ novel considered major literary fin…
  4. Many Fate Of The Furious Stunts Were Real

    Comicbook.com - Books 04.26 / 14:32 comicbook.com
    The Fast and Furious franchise manages to deliver more over the top chase sequences with each film, and Fate of the Furious is no different. You might be surprised to find out that as insane as these continue to be, more often than not they aren't created with CGI.Stunt coordinators Jack Gill, Andy Gill, and…
  5. Killer Frost Debuts Chilling New Costume In The Flash Photos

    Comicbook.com - Books 04.26 / 14:32 comicbook.com
    While The Flash may be heating up as the series barrels toward its season three finale, Killer Frost is doing her best to cool things down. Danielle Panabaker's character has started down the path towards her villainous destination lately, and it looks like she'll finally get there next week.That's right, Caitlin Snow is about to go…
  6. 'Hamlet Globe to Globe' chronicles the most idealistic theatrical tour ever

    Csmonitor.com - Books 04.26 / 13:25 csmonitor.com
    'Hamlet Globe to Globe' chronicles the most idealistic theatrical tour…
  7. Alien: Covenant And It Comes At Night Officially Receive R-Ratings

    Comicbook.com - Books 04.26 / 13:24 comicbook.com
    Of course, on Alien Day, the official rating for the upcoming Covenant film was released. And, in a move that surprised no one, the film was given an R-rating by the MPAA.The film was officially given the R-rating for "Sci-fi violence, bloody images, language and some sexuality/nudity." This is cause for rejoice, because that sounds…
  8. Arrow; Check Out This Exclusive Clip From "Dangerous Liaisons"

    Comicbook.com - Books 04.26 / 13:24 comicbook.com
    The CW has provided ComicBook.com with an exclusive clip from tonight's episode of Arrow, titled "Dangerous Liaisons."In the clip, Oliver joins Dinah and Lyla to investigate a murder in which the weapon appears to be an out-of-control elevator....Wait, what?! How does that work?That's the question they're going to have to answer as Team Arrow is pitted…
  1. Trump criticizes ‘ridiculous’ ruling blocking his sanctuary cities order

    Abajournal.com - Law 04.26 / 15:35 abajournal.com
    President Donald Trump on Wednesday used Twitter to criticize a federal judge’s decision that blocks his order banning federal grants to sanctuary cities. Trump s…
  2. Judge claims he can’t work in traffic court because of car wash investment

    Abajournal.com - Law 04.26 / 15:35 abajournal.com
    A state judicial ethics board is being asked to investigate a Chicago-area judge who claims he can’t work in traffic court because of his f…
  3. Henrietta Lacks’ Story Is a Powerful Lesson That Patients Deserve Full Control of Their Genetic Data

    Aclu.org - Law 04.26 / 15:35 aclu.org
    Some testing labs are rebuffing patient attempts to get all their genetic data. In 1951, doctors harvested cells from Henrietta Lacks while she was receiving treatment for cervical cancer and discovered that her cells had an amazing capacity to reproduce. “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” which aired last weekend on HBO and is based on the book of the same name, tells the dramatic story of how scientists used the “HeLa” cells in research for decades without the knowledge of her famil…
  4. Requiem For My Law School

    Abovethelaw.com - Law 04.26 / 15:35 abovethelaw.com
    This is a very personal memorial to a school that really died some years ago, although it didn’t know it t…
  5. Alternative-Fact April: 5 Traits Self-Employed Attorneys Bring To Employers

    Abovethelaw.com - Law 04.26 / 15:35 abovethelaw.com
    I want to conclude my “Alternative Fact April” miniseries with what I think is the biggest myth when it comes to employers’ reluctance to hire attorneys with a small-firm or solo-practice background (who I will refer to as “self-employed attorneys” for the remainder of this column). That myth is: They bring nothing to the table.…
  6. Bumblebee Blocks Illinois Toll Road Construction

    Thenewspaper.com - Law 04.26 / 14:58 thenewspaper.com
    A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked the groundbreaking for a new Illinois toll road project over a bee. US District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman issued a directive ordering Kane County to stop work on the Longmeadow Parkway Bridge toll road, a planned 5.6 mile route crossing the Fox River, pending further court proceedings at the end of the month.Construction crews were sent home Monday, stopping the project's first phase, which involved widening an existing road. An anti-road…
  7. Refugee Hotspots Scrutinized: EU Auditors Censure ‘Not Yet Adequate’ System

    Eubulletin.com - Law 04.26 / 14:50 eubulletin.com
    The European Court of Auditors has concluded that the refugee “hotspots” in Greece and Italy that were created during the 2015 refugee crisis are “not yet adequate”. The court said that it found that “despite considerable EU support” in the current situation, reception centers in Italy were not able to receive migrants in a proper […]…
  8. Questions persist in death of prominent New York judge

    Libn.com - Law 04.26 / 14:45 libn.com
    Friends, family insist suicide is not likely cause of…