Protests in Iraq Bring Fast Promises, but Slower Changes
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He called for the elimination of several senior government positions, including the three vice presidencies; the end of sectarian quotas in politics; the reduction of ministries; and a new drive to eliminate corruption. … to express their opinions …

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Thai Police Believe the Bangkok Bombers Planned Further Attacks
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Thai Royal Police officials remove evidence from the site where a suspect of the recent Bangkok Chaiwat Subprasom—Reuters Thai Royal Police officials remove evidence from the site where a suspect of the recent Erawan Shrine blast was arrested in …

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Bill Bratton and former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly spar over stop-and-frisk
www.nydailynews.com

But it also quotes the two top cops as being on opposite sides of stop-and-frisk. "We should not make the mistake … "We have to ensure that the amount of it is appropriate to the issues that we're facing, and be sure that it's being done …

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Missouri man faces execution for raping, killing 15-year-old
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Defense attorney Jennifer Herndon argued in an appeal that capital punishment, "under prevailing standards of decency," violates the U.S. Constitution's 8th Amendment right against cruel and unusual punishment. But retired Kansas City detective Pete …

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Man, woman charged with child abuse following brief investigation, Dothan …
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The Alabama Department of Human Resources contacted Dothan police on Aug. 28 in reference to a complaint of abuse involving a child younger than 18. Details on the alleged abuse weren't released due to the age of the victim, according to Dothan police.

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Police investigating 79-year-old's injuries as abuse
www.hickoryrecord.com

NEWTON – Police are investigating an incident of abuse of a 79-year-old woman, officials said. According to a Newton Police Department Bulletin, the victim suffered from wounds and injuries Aug. 18.

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Biddeford police chief expresses sympathy for alleged sex abuse victim, denies …
www.pressherald.com

Biddeford Police Chief Roger Beaupre issued a statement through his attorney Monday saying he is sorry the Attorney General declined to charged a former city police officer with sexual abuse. But Beaupre, who has led the department for more than 30 …

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Fixing Broken Windows
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On a bitterly cold night in February, William Bratton, New York City's police commissioner, joined several hundred uniformed officers for an informal memorial service at the corner of 107th Avenue and Inwood Street, in Jamaica, Queens. …. By the end …

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San Jose city clerk's job in jeopardy
www.mercurynews.com

But an analysis by this newspaper showed that nearly every member of the City Council — including those who voted for the San Jose election law in 2011 — violated it by failing to report a combined $90,000 since 2014. Because Taber is a council …

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