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2013-11-19 16:44:26

University of Cincinnati research compares practices used by fashion industry casting directors to the New York City Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk program. New York City fashion scouts and police officers often rely on a well-honed gut instinct to help make critical judgments of total strangers. One group hunts beauty; the other, criminality – all in the same concrete jungle. But these apparently disparate groups of expert evaluators actually have a lot in...

2009-08-26 12:54:29

Police in North Dakota say they arrested an intoxicated man spotted eating food in a grocery store without paying for it. Bismarck Police Lt. Randy Ziegler said the 38-year-old man took cake, cookies, avocados, pistachios and plums off store shelves at Cashwise Foodsin the early hours of Tuesday, went to a table in the deli section and started chowing down, The Bismarck Tribune reported Wednesday. Ziegler said police were called to the scene at 2:43 a.m. and the intoxicated man told them he...

2008-10-20 12:00:21

Authorities arrested a pilot at London Heathrow Airport on suspicion of being drunk just before his transatlantic flight was to take off, authorities said. The United Airlines flight to San Francisco was delayed for nearly three hours Sunday until a replacement was found, The Sun reported. A member of the ground crew tipped the police, who arrested the pilot after he failed a Breathalyzer test, the British newspaper said. After posting bail, the man was ordered to return to Heathrow...

2008-10-07 03:00:11

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of committing car crimes in a Warwickshire town. Police arrested a 21-year-old, from Leamington, on suspicion of theft from a vehicle in the Church Street area of the town at the weekend. He was charged with theft from a vehicle and released on police bail. Officers also arrested a 39-year-old man on suspicion of attempted theft from a vehicle in Abbotts Street. He was released on bail pending inquiries. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph....

2008-09-30 00:00:16

News in brief CRIME Four men were arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment after shoppers saw a man being escorted through Witham, Essex, with a sign around his neck saying "thief". Police said all five were released on bail, one of them on suspicion of theft. (c) 2008 Independent, The; London (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2006-02-26 18:27:35

LONDON (Reuters) - British singer George Michael was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of possessing drugs after he was found slumped in a car in central London, a police source said. Michael, 42, who has sold more than 80 million records worldwide during a 25-year career, was arrested in the Hyde Park area of the capital early on Sunday, the source said. A London police spokesman would not confirm Michael had been arrested. He issued a statement saying a 42-year-old man had been held...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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