Grand jury declines to charge El Paso police officer in deadly jail shooting of Daniel Saenz The scores of losing players in this week's $425 million Powerball jackpot ... might go up by more than $3,000 if the City Council approves it. An ordinance that could more than double the impact fees charged to developers and builders to BARCELONA ... 02/19/2014 - 3:03 pm | View Link
Jury tells Samsung to pay up, awards Apple $290 million in damages Samsung’s judgement day is here and it looks like the company will be paying an additional $290 million in damages. A jury in California on Thursday said that the Korean smartphone manufacturer owed Apple $290 million for infringing upon its intellectual ... 11/21/2013 - 7:37 am | View Link
Jury awards $39 million in damages in O'Donnell Park fatal accident A jury Thursday found Advance Cast Stone mainly responsible for the accident at O'Donnell Park that killed a 15-year-old boy and injured two others, and awarded $39 million in damages to them and Milwaukee County. Aurora Health Care and UW Health announced ... 11/19/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Jury awards developers $6 million against City of San Jose A Santa Clara County jury has awarded prominent Silicon Valley developer Carl Berg $6.08 million in a breach of contract dispute against the City of San Jose for its failure to enact a timely planning process that would allow up to 5,200 homes to be built ... 12/6/2012 - 5:12 am | View Link
Jury Awards Heart Stent Inventor $482 Million Against Johnson & Johnson The award was to the tune of $482 million, one of the largest verdicts in an infringement proceeding. Stents are commonly used as a treatment for plaque or blockage in coronary arteries. Blocked arteries are first opened by a surgical procedure known as ... 02/10/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
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The White House says President Barack Obama has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AHN'-geh-lah MEHR'-kuhl) he welcomes the unified position of the United States and the European Union on Ukraine.
The leaders agreed that Russia must pull back its forces from Ukraine's Crimea region, allow international observers and human rights monitors into Crimea to make sure the rights of ethnic Russians in Ukraine are protected, and support free and fair presidential elections.
Way back in the dewy early days of the Internet, back when it was still the World Wide Web and people actually prefaced a website address by saying “W-W-W”, there were not many places that were readily available to rage against the machine, indulge in the growing art that came to be known as ‘snark’, and generally vent at the world.
For some there were bulletin boards or listservs, where like-minded people congregated and traded stories and quips and information that was gleaned from between the lines of what eventually became known as the ‘Mainstream Media.’ Speaking for myself, a cheery group of us lived daily on Salon’s Table Talk, which you might say became the training ground for more than a few “somewhat popular bloggers.”
And then there was Bartcop.com.
Bartcop was a snarky, no-holds barred, riotous – at times mean-spirited, but never untruthful – oasis of hilarity and vitriol, where politicians and a compliant media were called out for their bullshit.
Florida State University Provost Garnett Stokes will serve as the institution’s interim president while a search begins to replace Eric Barron, who leaves in less than a month for Penn State University.
The debate over charter schools is heating up again between New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as each tried to muscle his way into the spotlight over education reform in the state.