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  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions.
  • For world's police, force of the law meets the law of force

    (This Nov. 25 2014, story has been corrected in the 12th paragraph of makes clear that U.N. law enforcers are not officially police but security officers) U.S. police are under pressure not only for the killing of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson,...

    U.N. watchdog urges Venezuela to investigate torture allegations

    The United Nations' torture watchdog on Friday expressed "alarm" at reports of torture and abuse by Venezuelan authorities during months of opposition protests this year and urged the country to fully investigate the incidents. The Committee Against...

    U.N. panel criticizes U.S. policy on police shootings, tortures

    U.N. panel criticizes U.S. policy on police shootings, tortures
    A United Nations panel on Friday sharply criticized how the United States handles a variety of criminal justice-related issues, such as the police shooting of unarmed African Americans, the imprisonment of terror detainees at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba and...

    Wilton Manors a perfect 100 in best gay cities ranking

    Wilton Manors a perfect 100 in best gay cities ranking
    South Florida cities fight to rank high on lists of best places to retire or raise a family. Now some are successfully vying for a new bragging right: top scores on an annual ranking of municipalities most welcoming to gay and lesbian residents. Wilton...