AP/J. Scott Applewhite Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada) is wearing special glasses as he recovers from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in December. The most powerful Democrat in Congress could face his toughest reelection race yet next year.
Last week Gravis Insights released a new poll of Minority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nevada) 2016 race and found him trailing two lesser-known challengers: state Attorney General Adam Laxalt (R) and former Lt. Governor Brian Krolicki (R).
The arrival of electronic currencies could revolutionise the way Britons pay for goods and services, in much the same way as the internet shook up how we access information, the Bank of England has said.
Cashless forms of payment like the cryptocurrency Bitcoin “potentially combined with mobile technology, may reshape the mechanisms for making secure payments”, the central bank said.
While traditional currencies, including the pound, are backed by central banks, new alternatives have allowed individuals to exchange directly without any such third party.
Ignaz Bearth, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel insulted on Facebook as a Nazi.
On Friday Bearth Ignaz gave his immediate resignation as Speaker of Pegida Switzerland-known (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West). He'm doing this for the good of the movement was his justification. In the media, they brought his resignation in connection with the continuing criticism of its proximity to extreme right-wing circles.
Rather than degenerate into a lawless land where criminals rule the streets, a Texas town that fired its entire police department has seen a 61% decrease is crime.
In 2012, Sharpstown, a community of 66,000 located just southwest of Houston, declined to renew its contract with the constable’s office, essentially dismissing its cops.
Instead, the Sharpstown Civic Association hired SEAL Security Solutions, a private firm, to patrol their streets.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced on Thursday night that hundreds of former IRS official Lois Lerner’s previously “lost” backup tapes have been recovered, which could result in the recovery of a new trove of her emails.
IRS Deputy Inspector General Timothy P. Camus told Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on Thursday that it took investigators just two weeks to recover 424 backup tapes that were previously said to be unretrievable.
A 22-year-old Texas woman had he teeth bashed out by a San Marcos police officer… all because she crossed the street in front of his parked police cruiser.
Alexis Alpha says she she suffered broken teeth as well as a severe concussion when she was physically assaulted and arrested by an aggressive cop with no respect for individual rights, the law, or even basic human decency.
Local KHOU 11 News reports the following:
She says it was just after 1 a.m. when she was leaving a bar to say hello to some friends across the street.
Documents obtained from a government watchdog on the “Fast and Furious” debacle reveal the feds have gone to such lengths to maintain privacy on the gun-running program that even Attorney General Eric Holder’s wife has been granted executive privilege status.
udicial Watch found that email correspondence between Mr. Holder and his wife, Sharon, and between Mr. Holder and his mother, are being withheld “under an extraordinary claim of executive privilege as well as a dubious claim of deliberative process privilege under the Freedom of Information Act,” Newsmax reported.
Phil Colins – not the musician – messaged myself with this story about the Buffalo Police. He states:
I will attempt to make a very long story considerably shorter. On June 16th, 2013 in Buffalo, NY my 2nd and 4th amendment rights were blatantly violated. The news reports are false in most areas due to lack of information at times and the police trying to not look like they went overboard for no reason.
WASHINGTON PARISH, La. -- One of the worst days of Douglas Dendinger's life began with him handing an envelope to a police officer.
In order to help out his family and earn a quick $50, Dendinger agreed to act as a process server, giving a brutality lawsuit filed by his nephew to Chad Cassard as the former Bogalusa police officer exited the Washington Parish Courthouse.
The handoff went smoothly, but Dendinger said the reaction from Cassard, and a group of officers and attorneys clustered around him, turned his life upside down.