‘Predictive policing’ just a new spin on old law enforcement biases, critics say | CBC News

‘Predictive policing’ just a new spin on old law enforcement biases, critics say |...

In a city with a long history of law-enforcement friction, activists and the Los Angeles Police Department are squaring off again. The latest crime-fighting controversy isn't over issues like police brutality, corruption or gangs — it's all about data. And the ways police are using it.   Activists at a public meeting with the Los Angeles Police Commission this…
Women’s caucus rebels against Pelosi’s grip

Women’s caucus rebels against Pelosi’s grip

Michigan Rep. Brenda Lawrence is vying to become chairwoman of the Democratic Women’s Working Group, touting herself as Nancy Pelosi’s pick. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Congress A battle is underway for control of a group of House Democratic women as it tries to assert itself against President Donald Trump. By RACHAEL BADE 09/24/2018 05:04…
Premier 15s: Saracens and Loughborough Lightning maintain 100% start

Premier 15s: Saracens and Loughborough Lightning maintain 100% start

Saracens beat Harlequins in April to win the first Premier 15s titleDefending champions Saracens Women made it three wins from three at the start of the Premier 15s season after a thumping 61-0 victory at Darlington Mowden Park Sharks. Sarries racked up an impressive 11 tries, with England flanker Marlie Packer and Sonia Green scoring…
‘A really emotional day’: Ottawa residents survey damage from devastating tornado | CBC News

‘A really emotional day’: Ottawa residents survey damage from devastating tornado | CBC News

Two days after a powerful twister tore through the rural Ottawa community of Dunrobin, residents got their first chance Sunday to return to their tornado-ravaged homes and assess the damage. The tornado — one of two that touched down in the Ottawa-Gatineau region — graded out at the EF-3 level, meaning it had wind speeds reaching as high…
Abdulla Yameen concedes defeat in Maldives presidential election

Abdulla Yameen concedes defeat in Maldives presidential election

Maldives' President Abdulla Yameen has conceded defeat after a surprise election win for the opposition in a poll that was billed as a test for democracy in the troubled island nation.  "The citizens of the Maldives had their say yesterday. And I accept that result," Yameen said in a televised speech on Monday. Extending his…
Second woman alleges assault by Kavanaugh

Second woman alleges assault by Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh does not yet have the votes to be confirmed and several GOP senators are watching his reaction to sexual misconduct allegations closely. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Brett Kavanaugh's prospects of being confirmed to the Supreme Court suffered another major setback on Sunday night when a second woman accused him of sexual assault decades…