Interesting news articles part 3

30 Cases of Extreme Police Brutality and Blatant Misconduct –

Al Gosling is now homeless at 82 – Toronto Star

Benazir Bhutto: Bin Laden was Murdered (video)

Biovail fined $25M for bribing doctors – CBC News

Canadians On Do-Not Call Registry Hit By Telemarketers –

Charges Dropped Against Cop Caught Having Sex With Cows –,0,4270638.story

Citizen’s arrest – Leave policing to the police – Toronto Sun

Cop Beats Special Needs Student On Camera – CBS2 Chicago

Court Orders Google to Unmask Blogger in Defamation Case –

Discipline recommendations in for WVPD Constable – North Shore Outlook

Do Not Call Cell List –

False memories ‘written’ on flies’ brains – CBC News

Fans walk out on Spears in Australia (video)

Gaza zookeepers draw crowds with painted donkeys after zebras die –

Genetic Modification – CBC News
“In Canada, a free vote in Parliament Oct. 17, 2001, defeated a bill by Liberal MP Charles Caccia. His private member’s bill, C-287, would have required mandatory labelling of genetically altered foods.”

Ice-cream and burgers can control your brain – study – Reuters

Korean Woman Spends 10 Million on Driving Tests –

lawsuit filed against police officer, his son and the department, store video catches cop bullying woman – (video)
Statements that I found interesting:
There was little damage, and the other driver had left the scene
But in cases in which it’s a defendant’s word against a police officer’s, the benefit of doubt often falls to the cop.
video recordings are capturing more criminal activity and assisting prosecutions, but they’re also monitoring police conduct.
there are numerous cases of police seeking to confiscate and destroy tapes that may have captured a police action.
The clerk on duty the night that Lopez confronted Lawless told investigators that three times after the incident, police officers spoke with him about the security tape and that two asked if he would erase it.
An Internal Affairs investigation found no misconduct among officers who spoke with the clerk about the tape.
A hearing to determine what discipline, if any, will be imposed on Lopez is still pending.

McDonald’s loses Malaysia McCurry case –

Osama bin Laden is Dead –

Passport applications collected by federal minister allegedly stolen – Yahoo! News

Philadelphia officer who ordered women to perform jail-cell ‘sex show’ will be fired –

Police brutality leads to PERMANENT BRAINDAMAGE –

Police erased cellphone video of fatal shooting, witness alleges – CBC News
I guess they thought twice about releasing another ‘cop vs. man’ tape to the public (remember the outrage over the Robert Dziekanski video once it was shown to the public?).

Police Play Wii Bowling During Drug Raid –

Portland man gets probation after stabbing ex-girlfriend’s pet fish –

President of Pakistan – Osama Bin Laden is dead (NBC’s Meet the Press – Airdate May 10, 2009) (video)

RCMP officer in court to face several charges; Vernon James Wilson is charged in relation to two alleged drunk-driving incidents –

Registered with the do-not-call list – Expect more calls, says consumer watchdog – CBC News

Report – Bin Laden Already Dead –,2933,41576,00.html

Report slams RCMP in airport Taser death – CBC News

Sears call centre closes in Regina – CBC News

Student Clayton Wilson questions police-complaint process –

Student Ordered to Pay $675k for Downloads –

Telus, Bell ordered to refund customers – Vancouver Sun

Video Shows Mpls. Cop Taser Man With Hands On Car –

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