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Task Force for Metal Detecting Rights "Certification"

The US 'Task Force for Metal Detecting Rights' exists to promote and defend people's "right to enjoy the recreational hobby of metal detecting on public use lands and waterways". They place great store on "educating the public on responsible practices within our hobby, including the Detectorists Code of Ethics". Show More Summary

Teen Stoners Freak Out Over Fake Facebook Drug Task Force

Kids these days, right? When the punks aren't selfie-ing their Kardashians on Facebook, they're trying to put honest street dealers out of business by buying their dope online. So when National Report published the article " Facebook Drug Task Force To Begin Monitoring All Messages October 1st" on Monday, Generation "High" (as in on drugs) was understandably shaken. Read more...

Another MAIG mayor in hot water

This time its Gordon Jenkins, of Monticello, NY, arrested for taking bribes and intimidating the witnesses. We need to bust MAIG for RICO violations! Where are DoJ's Organized Crime Task Forces when you need them?...

WHO sets up Ebola task force with global airline and travel sector

The World Health Organization said Monday that it had set up a task force with the global airline and tourism industry in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola. The UN agency said it was working hand in hand with the International...Show More Summary

Judge Mathis Speaks On Michael Brown Killing, Black On Black Violence And Calls For Action [Video]

Judge Greg Mathis: The killings of unarmed men of color by both police officers and security guards in the last two years are very troubling. As a member of the White House “My Brothers Keeper” task force, I and other

Katie Pavlich Takes Down the Feminist Marxists

"I once asked Leslie Harris, the head of the ACLU task force on women, how feminists could continue their support of a man [Ted Kennedy] who was such a prominent abuser of women himself. 'We know that,' she said, 'but he’s down for the political agenda.'" - David Horowitz, Radical Son. Show More Summary

Task force challenges some recommendations in updated cholesterol treatment guideline

A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) in 2013. The task force concludes,Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Task Force Challenges Some Recommendations in Updated Cholesterol Treatment Guideline

A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) in 2013. The task force concludes,Show More Summary

U.S. Marshal shoots, kills Florida fugitive wanted for attempted murder: officials

A U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and officers from the Flagler County Sheriff's Office were trying to serve a fugitive warrant when the fugitive was shot and killed. It's unclear what led to the shooting.

SPYING: Feds to study illegal use of spy gear. The Federal Communications Commission has establi…

SPYING: Feds to study illegal use of spy gear. The Federal Communications Commission has established a task force to study reported misuse of surveillance technology that can intercept cellular signals to locate people, monitor their calls and send malicious software to their phones. The powerful technology — called an IMSI catcher, though also referred to [...]

Google tweaks Gmail to make ‘global e-mail’ less spammy

Last week, Google announced that it was becoming the first major e-mail provider to adopt the Internet Engineering Task Force's standards for accepting e-mail addresses that contain non-Latin characters. And Gmail will do the same for accent marks. For people around the globe, that opens up the possibility of an e-mail address that better reflects […]

Government forms digital task force to avoid future Healthcare.gov disasters

If former Googler Mikey Dickerson and his team could fix that HealthCare.gov nightmare last year, then they can certainly fix any other faulty government website. That's likely what authorities were thinking when they decided to hire this group full...

My Chattanooga: My Queer Past, Our Queer Future

Last week I was dispatched to Chattanooga, Tennessee for the fourth LGBTQ ballot measure campaign I’ve worked on since coming to the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force in 2009. But, unlike my time in Pocatello Idaho; Royal Oak, Michigan; and Rochester, Minnesota, the experience of working on the Yes Chattanooga campaign was unique for me […]

ABA Task Force Debates Financing of Legal Education at its First Meeting

ABA Journal, Task Force on Legal-ed Financing Mulls Causes of Rising Tuition at its First-ever Public Hearing: At its first public hearing, the ABA's new Task Force on the Financing of Legal Education spent much of its time trying to determine exactly what is leading to increases in law school...

Task Force of Mayors Assails Growing Income Inequality

The United States Conference of Mayors, Income and Wage Gaps Across the U.S.: The Wage Gap in the US: The US has regained the 8.7 million jobs that were lost during the Great Recession, and employment has surpassed its pre-­?recession peak of 138.4 million jobs in 2008. Average annual wage...

Feds to study illegal use of spy gear

The Federal Communications Commission has established a task force to study reported misuse of surveillance technology that can intercept cellular signals to locate people, monitor their calls and send malicious software to their phones. The powerful technology -- called an IMSI catcher, though also referred to by the trade name “Stingray” — is produced by several […]

It's Time for Fiduciaries to Divest

I was dismayed when I read Terry Tamminen's article "Divest or Double Down?" Then, when I learned that he was part of a University of California task force that will be making a recommendation to the U.C. Regents on whether the University...Show More Summary

WATCH: rise of the super drug tunnels: California's losing fight against smugglers

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Joe Garcia is a deputy special agent with the Department of Homeland Security and head of the San Diego Tunnel Task Force. Read the rest

Listening to John Cena's rap album in the year 2014

It's been nine years since the release of "You Can't See Me." SB Nation has enlisted a task force for the most treacherous of special missions: give the record a listen-through. On May 10, 2005, Columbia Records and the WWE released You Can't See Me, the debut (and to date, only) album by John Cena. Show More Summary

Polish Home in the Woods Fits Around the Existing Trees

Humans tend to cut through obstacles in order to build what we want, where we want it. But this lovely home in Poland was built by Jakub Szcz?sny of Centrala Designers Task Force specifically to leave the existing surrounding trees intact and unharmed. The clients purchased a parcel of land in Podkowa Le?na, an area with strict […]

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