New York Times: Chicago City Council Reluctantly Ends Gun Registry
All shootings in Chicago will be blamed on the end of the gun registry.
New York Times: A University Band, Chastened by Hazing, Makes its Return
Florida A & M University, Tallahassee
“Nearly two years after the death of Robert Champion, a drum major who was beaten to death by fellow band members in a hazing ritual…”
The guy was beaten, kicked, and hit with instruments so many times that he died “hemmorhagic shock caused by blunt-force trauma.” I have no problem with hazing rituals. Beating someone to death is not hazing; it is usually called murder.
Nude hiking on public land is legal in France. The court makes a distinction between simply being naked outdoors and sexual exhibitionism. “Naturists” in Europe are becoming politically active. I expect to see more exposure in the next few years.
BBC News: ‘I drowned my daughter in a rage’
Father wanted a son, not another daughter. He threw the baby girl into a river. This particular murder happened in Pakistan, but this also happens in India frequently.
BBC News: The high-earning butlers of Dubai
Wealthy Arabs show-off with British butlers. Filipino staff are for ordinary people.