Promotions, Not Punishments, for Officers Accused of Lying

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 19:54
Of the 81 cases in which a civilian review board found an officer had lied, the Police Department pursued “false statement” charges in only two.
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Mississippi Bans Abortions After 15 Weeks; Opponents Swiftly Sue

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 19:52
“We are saving more of the unborn than any state,” Gov. Phil Bryant said. Abortion rights advocates called the bill clearly unconstitutional.
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Op-Ed Columnist: Trump’s High-Tech Dirty Tricksters

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 19:29
Undercover video shows the president’s digital consultants acting like thugs.
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Editorial: Facebook Leaves Its Users’ Privacy Vulnerable

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 19:26
After learning how advisers to Donald Trump exploited the company’s vulnerabilities to get him elected, Congress needs to strengthen privacy laws.
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Soldier in Bloody Niger Mission Had Warned of Gaps, Defense Officials Say

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 19:20
Pentagon leaders are said to be troubled by draft conclusions of an inquiry that blames low-level officers in an ambush that killed four American troops.
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Brother of Nikolas Cruz Arrested on Trespassing Charge at Stoneman Douglas High School

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 19:06
Sheriff’s deputies stopped Zachary Cruz on Monday afternoon after he rode a skateboard onto the school’s property, the authorities said. School officials had told him to stay away.
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Trump Considers Reshuffling Legal Team as He Takes On Mueller More Aggressively

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:57
President Trump has discussed firing one lawyer, and another has considered quitting. A third, who has pushed theories on television that the F.B.I. framed the president, was hired.
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How the Ambush of U.S. Soldiers in Niger Unfolded

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:20
One of the American soldiers ambushed by militants in Niger was wearing a helmet camera – we analyzed the footage to understand what happened.
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Op-Ed Columnist: What Holds America Together

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:06
Walt Whitman had a prescription for national renewal.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Fifteen Years Ago, America Destroyed My Country

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:59
Let’s stop calling the invasion of Iraq a “blunder” and call it what it is: a crime.
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Robert Grossman, Illustrator With a Brash Touch, Dies at 78

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:58
On hundreds of magazine covers and in newspaper pages, Mr. Grossman caricatured all manner of politicians and made puns on their names.
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Op-Ed Contributor: To Defend America, Don’t Overreach

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:51
The Iraq war began 15 years ago. Realism demands that we remember how badly it failed.
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The Shift: How Facebook’s Data Sharing Went From Feature to Bug

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:46
Sure, third-party Facebook apps collected data about users’ lives. But they seemed convenient and harmless, and, really, what could go wrong?
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‘Serial Bomber’ Is Suspected in Explosions That Have Put Austin on Edge

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:27
A fourth bomb triggered by a tripwire suggests a higher level of sophistication in the wave of bomb attacks that have unnerved the residents of Austin.
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Editorial: The Wrong People Are Criticizing Donald Trump

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:18
In the wake of Andrew McCabe’s firing, and the president’s gloating tweets, Republicans once again could take action to protect democracy — but they refuse.
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Driving With Assad: Syria’s President Tours a Destroyed Suburb

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:14
As his soldiers wage a brutal offensive near Damascus, President Bashar al-Assad takes a leisurely drive into the heart of the civil war.
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Op-Ed Columnist: Trump and Trade and Zombies

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:55
Coming soon: a battle of bad ideas that refuse to die.
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New York Subway’s On-Time Performance Hits New Low

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:50
Only 58.1 percent of weekday trains arrived on time in January, down from 64.1 percent a year earlier, according to a new report.
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Cambridge Analytica, Trump, Cynthia Nixon: Your Evening Briefing

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:25
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Facebook Security Chief Said to Leave After Clashes Over Disinformation

New York Times - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:20
Alex Stamos, the chief information security officer, will leave after disagreements over how Facebook should deal with its role in spreading disinformation, according to people briefed on the matter.
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