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In California two proposed laws with one aim: saving civilian lives

The two police officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark behind his grandmother’s home in Sacramento last March recounted their actions in interviews with police investigators later that night. Officers Terrence Mercadal and Jared Robinet described the frenzied seconds when they pursued Mr. Clark after responding to a report of a suspect breaking car windows on the city’s south side. ...

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White House negotiation tactics may not pay off, America needs to consider civilian costs of coalition efforts in Yemen, The EU needs financial consumer protections, Why are tech companies in Korea summit?, It’s dangerous to give algorithms control

“Trump’s [recent] redirection of U.S. policy [toward the Middle East] converges with the ongoing frustration of many Israelis that blind American financial support for the Palestinian Authority has severe repercussions…,” writes Peter Lerner. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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ISIS cowards dump CHEMICAL WEAPONS in civilian areas amid final Mosul attack, UN warns

ISLAMIC State jihadis are stockpiling huge amounts of chemicals in civilian areas of Mosul to be used against Iraqi forces trying to liberate the city, according to the United Nations. Daily Express :: News Feed

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Israel Vulnerable to Cyberattacks on Civilian Sector, Top-secret Report Says – Haaretz

Ynetnews Israel Vulnerable to Cyberattacks on Civilian Sector, Top-secret Report SaysHaaretzState watchdog report cites agency infighting and widespread failure to act, issues a wake-up call. Most serious shortcomings found in areas under the National Cyber Bureau, a part of Prime Minister Netanyahu's office. Barak Ravid. Nov 01, 2016 4:00 PM.State comptroller slams gov't for rise in road accident fatalitiesJerusalem Post ...

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Pakistan judges deny civilian appeals against military courts – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Pakistan judges deny civilian appeals against military courtsDaily MailPakistan's top judges on Monday upheld the verdicts and death sentences passed on 16 civilians who were tried on terrorism charges by the country's military courts, which have been sharply criticised by rights groups. The appellants had criticised the …Supreme Court relaxes punishment for Arab rock-throwersArutz ShevaAppeals of 16 sentenced ...

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Myanmar Lawmakers Name Htin Kyaw President, Affirming Civilian Rule

Photo Htin Kyaw, center, won with more than half the votes in Parliament. Credit Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar — Myanmar’s Parliament elected a confidant of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as president on Tuesday, ending decades of leadership by the military and its allies. U Htin Kyaw, 69, won with more than half the votes. He was considered almost ...

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