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HBO’s Watchmen Wants to Dig into the Heart of American Racism…by Making You Like Cops

The first 15 minutes or so of Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen are some of the most agonizing moments of television this year. They squarely focus on the brutalization of multiple black Americans during the infamous Tulsa race riots—a day when mobs of crazed white people descended upon, attacked, and murdered black…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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HBO’s Watchmen Wants to Dig into the Heart of American Racism…by Making You Like Cops

The first 15 minutes or so of Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen are some of the most agonizing moments of television this year. They squarely focus on the brutalization of multiple black Americans during the infamous Tulsa race riots—a day when mobs of crazed white people descended upon, attacked, and murdered black…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Man dies following post-Imagine Music Festival police altercation

A 24 year-old man died on September 20 after being tased by three police officers’ as he exited Atlanta, Georgia’s Imagine Music Festival. Although what precipitated the encounter is currently unclear, the GBI will investigate whether the authorities demonstrated unnecessary force and if so, whether it lead to the death of the attendee, Fernando Rodriguez. […]

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How to See if Police Are Using Ring Doorbells to Monitor Your Neighborhood

Earlier this month we learned that Amazon was talking to law enforcement agencies about potentially giving them access to the video stream from the doorbells both as a way to help make decisions about how to deploy emergency personnel as well as to potentially create “crime news” posts for Amazon’s neighborhood watch…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Officials detain 460 Tomorrowland attendees for drug use/possession during 2019 iteration

The Antwerp public prosecutor’s office has released a report summarizing the criminal activity that transpired at Tomorrowland 2019, which attracted 400,000 attendees to its Boom, Belgium location. Officials arrested nine individuals for public intoxication, five for being a public nuisance, and one for attempted rape, according to the report. Sixty-six people were arrested for attempting […]

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Officials detain 460 Tomorrowland attendees for drug use/possession during 2019 iteration

The Antwerp public prosecutor’s office has released a report summarizing the criminal activity that transpired at Tomorrowland 2019, which attracted 400,000 attendees to its Boom, Belgium location. Officials arrested nine individuals for public intoxication, five for being a public nuisance, and one for attempted rape, according to the report. Sixty-six people were arrested for attempting […]

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Self-Driving Shuttle Gets Pulled Over By Police Just Hours After Rhode Island Launch

Police in Providence, Rhode Island Wednesday pulled over a May Mobility self-driving shuttle just hours after it was pressed into service for the first time. Making its debut in Rhode Island, the officer pulled in behind the shuttle as it was dropping off passengers and lit up the car’s blues and reds because they…Read more… […]

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YouTuber Etika Livestreams Himself Getting Detained By Police To 19,000 Viewers

Popular gaming YouTuber and streamer Desmond “Etika” Amofah was detained by Brooklyn Police this afternoon after allegedly threatening to harm himself as 19,000 viewers watched him live on Instagram via his phone. A police representative told Kotaku he is on his way to the hospital.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Most Badass Sedan of the 1990s Wasn’t a BMW

The 377-horsepower Vauxhall Lotus Carlton was powered by a twin-turbocharged, 3.6-liter, inline six-cylinder that produced 419 lb-ft of torque, or enough to go from 0 to 100 mph in under 11 seconds, with a top speed of 177 mph. This was more than enough to escape the grasp of UK police in the early ’90s, […]

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Reports: Police Defuse Gas Station Standoff by Having Robot Deliver Vape Pen to Suspect

A six-hour standoff between police and a 40-year-old man who allegedly splashed gasoline on the floor of a Novato, California, convenience store “while threatening to burn it down” and later fled to a nearby Safeway ended when police defused the situation with a robot carrying a vape pen, the Sacramento Bee reported…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Reports: Police Defuse Gas Station Standoff by Having Robot Deliver Vape Pen to Suspect

A six-hour standoff between police and a 40-year-old man who allegedly splashed gasoline on the floor of a Novato, California, convenience store “while threatening to burn it down” and later fled to a nearby Safeway ended when police defused the situation with a robot carrying a vape pen, the Sacramento Bee reported…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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