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Nigeria: EFCC Closes Fani-Kayode’s Case On Money Laundering

[Daily Trust]The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday closed its case in the trial of Femi Fani-Kayode, charged with money laundering, while serving as Minister of Aviation .

Kenya: Police Recruitment to Be Graft-Free, Vows Kavuludi

[Capital FM]The National Police Service has assured the country that the recruitment of new officers in an exercise to be conducted across the country on Monday will be free of corruption.

Where are the Musicians??? Come write song for the Lagoon

Where are the Musicians??? Come write song for the Lagoon Contest seeks songwriter to raise awareness for Indian River Lagoon www.tcpalm.com What’s the best way to communicate a message?

Burgeoning Regulations Threaten Our Humanity

Insofar as mainstream economics may be said to make moral-philosophical assumptions, it rests overwhelmingly on a consequentialist-utilitarian foundation. When mainstream economists say that an action is worthwhile, they mean that it is expected to g…

Denver Man Shot, Killed in Undercover Drug Operation

A Denver man was shot and killed during an undercover drug investigation last Wednesday afternoon. Joseph Valverde, 32, becomes the 24th person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year. According to the Denver Post, c…

Two advocacy organizations are in the midst of a crunch-time push to get a marij…

Two advocacy organizations are in the midst of a crunch-time push to get a marijuana decriminalization effort on the Santa Fe city ballot this November. Crunch-Time For Marijuana Decriminalization in Santa Fe www.sfreporter.com  ,News

Voters in Albuquerque and Santa Fe have the chance to put lower marijuana penalt…

Voters in Albuquerque and Santa Fe have the chance to put lower marijuana penalties (just a $25 fine, instead of months in prison currently on the books) on the ballot for the fall election. Reducing Marijuana Penalties in New Mexico www.reducepenalties.com Do you think New Mexico is ready for real marijuana policy reform?

Debate: As Palestinian Deaths Top 100, Who’s to Blame for Escalating Violence?

Half of the reported 101 Palestinians killed by an Israeli offensive over the last week are estimated to be women and children. No deaths have been reported in Israel. Palestinian human rights attorney Noura Erakat and Joshua Hantman, senior adviser to Israel’s ambassador to the United States, debate the question of what should be done.

Air Travel Is Getting More Aggravating and Complicated

More stratified levels of service, workers who are underpaid and overworked, and a climate that is increasingly hostile to human activity—the experience of privatized air travel worldwide is rapidly deteriorating. Journalist Scott Smith lists six ways how.

Catching Up With Big Data

By Richard Reeves This is a column about “Big Data” and a new way to predict the results of presidential elections for the next 20 years. Related Entries July 9, 2014 Hang a ‘Men Wanted’ Sign on This ‘Women’s Issue’ July 9, 2014 How Do Israeli Assaults on Palestinians Differ From the Way Gentiles Once Attacked Jews in Europe?