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Day: May 18, 2016

NYPD Disciplines Officers Amid Probe

May 18, 2016 5:02 p.m. ET The New York Police Department said it has placed a Brooklyn inspector on desk duty and fired a detective, in the latest fallout from a federal corruption probe. Inspector Peter DeBlasio, who is assigned to Patrol Boro Brooklyn South, was placed on modified duty by the New York Police […]

Down, not out: Caribou herds a healthy size but numbers are shrinking

Newfoundland’s caribou population is about a third of what it was when it peaked in the late 1990s. The Department of Environment and Conservation estimates there are just under 32,000 caribou on the island now. Two decades ago, there were around 94,000. Data collected in February and March measured the decline in five herds on […]

VIDEO: Could electric shocks curb spending?

One British firm is seeking to put a buzz into budgeting by giving bank customers an electric shock if they overspend. Intelligent Environments has launched a platform which can link the Pavlok wristband, which delivers a 255 volt shock, to a bank account. Source link

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