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Mayor faults LAPD over meeting featuring ex-Mexican Mafia member

11 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A spokesman for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti criticized the Los Angeles Police Department's decision to arrange a meeting this week in downtown L.A. between a convicted ex-member of the Mexican Mafia, a group of business leaders and local law enforcement officials.

Eric Cantor to Join Harvard as Visiting Fellow

12 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who lost his primary election last year, is making a comeback as a visiting fellow for Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

Eric Cantor Plans Stint at Harvard as Visiting Fellow

Eric Cantor, the former House majority leader, will join Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government as a visiting fellow in early April, the school said Thursday.

Eric Schmidt, Sheryl Sandberg, Satya Nadella on Creating an Entrepreneurial Global Economy

The tech leaders gathered in Davos agreed on the value of bringing low-cost Internet access to the developing world.

Blood on Their Hands: The Racist History of Modern Police Unions

Outraged by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's statements concerning the killing of Eric Garner, Patrick Lynch, the longtime leader of the New York City Patrolmen's Benevolent Association (PBA), the NYPD's officers union, recentlyShow More Summary

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti rounds up allies for Obama on immigration

Leaders of several major cities plan to intervene in court to defend President Obama's effort to shield millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday.

Thin Skins

I have read the letter from the UK communities secretary Eric Pickles which calls on Muslim leaders to work with Government to combat the spread of extremist Islamist ideas and propaganda. In my view, no fair reading of the letter could...Show More Summary

Eric Metaxas on New Proof for Biblical Exodus: 'We Don't Need the Evidence, But It's Nice to Have It'

In theaters for one night only on Monday, a new documentary has religious leaders including Eric Metaxas and Billy Graham's daughter Anne Graham Lotz discussing the Exodus both as it is in the Bible and among ancient findings in Egy...

Letter sent to 1,000 Islamic leaders prompts outcry

LONDON — British Prime Minister David Cameron is defending a letter sent to senior Muslims explaining "how faith in Islam can be part of British identity." The note was sent to 1,000 Islamic leaders from Communities Secretary Eric Pickles,...Show More Summary

NFL exec on St. Louis stadium: “Take the plan and get it done”

As leaders in St. Louis prepare a stadium plan which many think is too little, too late, the NFL was in town yesterday to tell them to not abandon hope. “Take the plan and get it done,” NFL executive vice president Eric Grubman said, via Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “We need to get this…

18 Influencers Shaping Digital Health In 2015

Bionicly came up with a list of influencers and thought leaders who, they think, will shape digital health in the year 2015. It’s a real honor to get into such a list with, Susannah Fox or Eric Topol and others!

Where In The World Was Obama, Biden, Kerry?

At least one of them should have shown up for the Paris rally. John Kerry is even going to be in Paris this week. Eric Holder was actually in Paris. Even though it’s symbolic, having an American leader in that chain of hands among the million-strong wold have sent an important message to the world. [...]

World Leaders Join 1.6 Million People in France's Unity March Against Terrorism; 2.5M Marchers in Other Cities

World leaders, including presidents and prime ministers, led more than a million people through Paris on Sunday to show their solidarity against terrorism days after the Charlie Hebdo massacre. U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. attended the French Interior Ministry's security summit, but not the rally.

White House: Obama Would Have Been 'Distracting' in Paris

At least 40 world leaders linked arms and marched at a huge rally in Paris to denounce terrorism yesterday—but there was no President Obama, Joe Biden, John Kerry, or even Eric Holder, who was in the city at the time. As the leaders marched, Holder was taping an interview...

Eric Holder, U.S. officials no-shows at Paris unity rally

40 European leaders turned out for the massive unity rally in Paris Sunday, but there was no sight of U.S. officials.

Democrats saved the economy. Republicans tried to kill it.

Four years ago, Republicans led by then-new House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) began taking credit for the economic progress made since the Bush recession began in December 2007. Just 19 days after the GOP had assumed control of...Show More Summary

L.A.'s choice of UC Berkeley institute to study wage plan is criticized

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A research team that provided a largely favorable analysis of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's plan for raising the citywide minimum wage has been tapped by city leaders to conduct a politically sensitive review of his proposal — and a move to push base pay even higher.

Business leaders criticize city's choice to study minimum wage hike

A research team that provided a largely favorable analysis of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's plan for raising the citywide minimum wage has been tapped by city leaders to provide a new outside review of the same proposal.

NYPD officials could learn a lot about respect from families of Eric Garner, Michael Brown

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Too many police leaders and politicians have responded to the recent tragic double murder of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos by blaming Barack Obama, Bill de Blasio, and peaceful police brutality protestors. At the same time, they refuse to acknowledge, let alone condemn, the police violence...

Supreme Leader of Iran Loves Trolling America with Hashtags

last monthNews : Mediaite

Earlier this year, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei discovered that he could use #Ferguson to criticize the United States on Twitter, and now that the Eric Garner decision has led to mass protests, occasional riots, and a cold war between America's police force and everyone else, he's having a field day:

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