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Editorial: Policing the use of military gear
Its important for police and citizens to see each other as being on the same side. Worcesters department continues to put in the hard work in that direction. President Trumps easing of Obama-era restrictions on acquisitions of military equipment is unlikely to have much, if any, effect locally.

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Sep 10, 2017 3:38AM - Worcester Sun
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The incredible journey of Augustine Kanjia continues Will My School Dreams Become a Nightmare?
I decided to walk to freedom one day, just five days after my interview at the Wesley Secondary School. I went to the military barracks junction looking for any military personnel going to Freetown -- Bo, where my mother lived and my potential new school was located, was on the way. A truck was going by at 11 a.

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Sep 10, 2017 3:37AM - Worcester Sun
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Worcester Weekly: Holy Cross football, preliminary election + more, Sept. 10-16
Here are some of the best things to do, places to go and reasons why over the next few days.

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Sep 10, 2017 3:35AM - Worcester Sun
Hometown Features Sports
An overlooked kid who puts in the work, plays both sides of the ball, and is trying to live up to the accomplishments of an older brother, Vassar embodies the traits of many on this year's hopeful Highlanders. "We're lucky with Tajon, because he's one of our best players, if not our best player, and he's also the hardest worker," Doherty coach Sean Mulcahy said.
Sep 6, 2017 4:18AM - Worcester Sun
Regional News NE Newspaper
DIXFIELD A public hearing on a Nov. 7 referendum on whether to keep the Police Departmentis scheduled for 6 p.m.
Sep 12, 2017 11:25PM - Lewiston Sun Journal
BETHEL A day of fun, support and gold is planned for Saturday on the Bethel Common, where the local nonprofit Team Hailey Hugs, created by the Steward family in honor of 10-year-old Hailey Steward, will host its first Maine Goes Gold kickoff event. The free-to-attend ..
Sep 1, 2017 12:04AM - Lewiston Sun Journal
Topics Beyond News Health Tracker
Dr. Tom Frieden is tired of the lack of progress in reducing the global burden of cardiovascular disease and of infectious disease outbreaks. So Frieden, who resigned as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after eight years at the end of the Obama administration, says he wants to do something about it.
Sep 13, 2017 11:33AM - Scientific American (scientificamerican.com)
Topics Beyond News Good Looker
Bennett founded the company in 1990 and in 2008 sold it to two private equity groups.
Sep 13, 2017 10:20AM - WWD-Accesories
Topics Beyond News Culture Cat
Liam goes for broke, St Vincent bounces back, Nico Muhly gets Hitchcockian, Taylor Swift defends her reputation, and Peggy Seeger pens her memoirsMatt Black and Jonathan Mores first single as Coldcut the 1987 white label Say Kids What Time Is It? was one of the earliest records to be entirely made up of samples. They celebrate 30 years since its release three decades that have been filled with groundbreaking remixes, productions, DJ sets, club nights and occasional forays into the charts with a new and doubtless thrilling audiovisual show. Continue reading.
Sep 13, 2017 5:00AM - Guardian-Music
Topics Beyond News Generation Now
MTV (10)
From Justin Bieber's prayer to Beyonc's beautiful message, here are eight of the most powerful moments from the live telethon "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief.
Sep 13, 2017 1:55AM - MTV
Topics Beyond News Globe Trotter
Readers' Choice: Vote for the best attractions in the Northeast 10Best is building the ultimate American travel bucket list and we need your help. Vote for your favorite attractions in Northeastern states once per day until voting ends on Tuesday, October 10 at noon ET. 10Best Editors Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Sep 13, 2017 12:00AM - Best Travel Destinations
Topics Beyond News Digital Lifestyle
Earlier today, Star Trek: Discoveryrevealed its own theme songa rare, full length one in the age of the title card stings and little else. It joins a long line of esteemed theme songs in the Trek franchise, but we thought wed throw a question to you all: whats your favorite TV theme of all time? Honestly, its a question that leaves me paralyzed with indecision. Theres so many great onesif were counting anime, Im partial to the likes of Lupin IIIs theme, or Gundam Wing, but for TV at large theres everything from Star Trek: Voyagers brazen brass section or the timeless, cosmic weirdness of Doctor Whos ever-fluctuating tiles.
Sep 12, 2017 10:45PM - io9 (io9.gizmodo.com)
Topics Beyond News World Citizen
Men allege they were beaten, given electric shocks and kept in solitary confinement by UAE officials and politiciansScotland Yards war crimes unit is assessing a request to investigate allegations that United Arab Emirates security officials and politicians authorised the torture of three Qatari citizens in the UAE.The legal application, involving British police in a Gulf human rights dispute through the UKs powers of universal jurisdiction over serious crimes, is likely to prove diplomatically embarrassing for the government. Related: I was put in jail for posting a comedy sketch on YouTube.
Sep 12, 2017 9:08PM - Guardian-MiddleEast
Topics Beyond News Positive Futures
Tesla has pushed an over-the-air update to some of its vehicles in Florida that lets those cars go just a liiiittle bit further, thus helping their owners get that much further away from the devastation of Hurricane Irma. Wondering how thats even possible? Up until a few months ago, Tesla sold a 60kWh version of its Model S and Model X vehicles but the battery in those cars was actually rated at 75kWh. The thinking: Tesla could offer a more affordable 60kWh version to those who didnt need the full range of the 75kWh battery but to keep things simple, theyd just use the same 75kWh battery and lock it on the software side.
Sep 9, 2017 11:29PM - TechCrunch (techcrunch.com)