New York City’s largest police union lashed out against the Legal Aid Society’s new database that catalogues the misdeeds of bad cops.
The University of East Anglia Students' Union has stopped a speaker meeting going ahead tonight on their Norwich campus because UKIP had been invited. The event was organised by the Political Debating Society but a student launched a campaign to prevent UKIP from participating. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Lincoln’s famous Thanksgiving Proclamation of October 3, 1863, was drafted by William Seward and signed by Lincoln. The Union’s victories at Gettysburg and Vicksburg lay in the background; the Gettysburg Address was to come the following month. Show More Summary
Over the past few years, United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) has become a big deal in British politics. Their anti-immigration policies and opposition to the European Union have won them two seats in the House of Parliament and may get them a few more if right-wing Conservative party members defect before next year's election. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers competed Wednesday night, but couldn’t hold off the visiting Memphis Grizzlies. The 3-12 Lakers were mildly encouraged by their effort against the best team in the […] The post Byron Scott and Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak Held a ‘State of the Union’ Meeting appeared first on SLAMonline.
If Google gets broken up because it's a monopoly, it will be mostly Google's fault. Today, the European Union took the first step in that extraordinary process: EU parliament members voted in favour of breaking up Google in order to end its monopoly in search. Show More Summary
From Senators to late night talk show hosts, the chorus of voices responding to Uber’s controversy over targeting and tracking journalists keeps growing. And now the American Civil Liberties Union has weighed in — and while its calls...Show More Summary
Yesterday the Saatchi Gallery in London opened Post Pop: East Meets West. The exhibition brings together 250 works by 110 artists from China, the former Soviet Union, Taiwan, the UK and the USA to explore the legacy of Pop Art in countries that have had very different and sometimes opposing ideologies. Show More Summary
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the euro currency union remains “incomplete” and needs to be strengthened with better oversight of member countries' economic policies. ||| Helsinki - European Central Bank head Mario Draghi...Show More Summary
European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a motion urging antitrust regulators to get tough on Google and other Internet search engines and consider breaking them up. ||| Brussels - European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed...Show More Summary
The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in May 2014 that search engines — Google included — must give people the possibility to have their personal information erased under certain conditions. Google has complied with the court's...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, the European Union Court of Justice ruled that people could ask Google to delete sensitive information from its Internet search results. Now, it wants to extend the measure around the rest of the world. Read more....
Credits: WILL OLIVER/AFP/Getty Alt Text: Virgin train, London Consortium promises new trains and faster journeys, but unions are furious that the line will be re-privatised One-Minute Read Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 9:41am Stagecoach...Show More Summary
This is a piece from this week’s Spectator magazine: Nearly 20 years ago, during one of the many impasses on the road to ‘peace’ in Northern Ireland, Gerry Adams reminded… Continue reading The post The National shows just how much danger the Union – and Scotland – is still in appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The European Union wants Google to extend the range and impact of the "right to be forgotten" measures that passed earlier this year. The proposal would take the current limitation of EU-only domains like those ending in ".fr" and ".co.uk," and open...
The European Union wants Google to wipe search results mentioning people who invoke their ‘right to be forgotten’ across all its sites, and not just its European versions, reports Reuters. Having started accepting removal requests in...Show More Summary
A plan to broaden the audience for games that had been the exclusive domain of the NFL Network has worked, demonstrating anew the power of N.F.L. games, regardless of player arrests, concussions or battles with the union.
To the editor: In his final column for The Times, Jim Newton had this to say about teachers unions: "Unions play an important role in protecting the livelihoods of their members, but they don't represent children." ("A journalist's recipe for fixing L.A.," Op-Ed, Nov. 23)
Victoria seems about to vote for the kind of union culture not seen since the Kirner years. The Financial Review warns: …