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‘Pattern of excessive force’ by Albuquerque cops

‘Pattern of excessive force’ by Albuquerque cops

The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said institutional reform centered on more training and tools for officers is needed to curb the “patterns of excessive force” that were turned up by a civil investigation of the Albuquerque Police Department. After more than a year of reviewing hundreds of cases handled by the Police Department, the […]

Official faces questions over ‘Cuban Twitter’

Official faces questions over ‘Cuban Twitter’

The administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development on Tuesday is beginning a series of appearances before lawmakers asking questions about his agency’s secret “Cuban Twitter,” a social media network built to stir unrest in the communist island. First up in the questioning of administrator Rajiv Shah is Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., who publicly […]

Sexy mag cover angers LPGA, female golf pros

Sexy mag cover angers LPGA, female golf pros

LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan weighed in Friday on Golf Digest’s provocative cover featuring Paulina Gretzky. “Obviously, we’re disappointed and frustrated by the editorial direction (and timing) Golf Digest has chosen with the announcement of its most recent magazine cover,” Whan said in a statement at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the tour’s first major tournament […]

Christie aide testifies before grand jury in bridge scandal

Christie aide testifies before grand jury in bridge scandal

A longtime aide to Gov. Chris Christie gave testimony Friday to a federal grand jury in New Jersey in a probe of politically motivated traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge. Michael Drewniak is not a target of the investigation but was in federal court to answer questions, his attorney Anthony Iacullo told ABC News. […]