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Despite transit cop’s testimony, 3 NYPD officers acquitted in sodomy case

Only three weeks ago, The New York Post reported that “the blue wall had fallen.” On February 1, the NY Daily News reported, “A nervous NYPD cop delivered damning testimony against a fellow officer Monday, telling jurors how the officer shoved a retractable baton into a suspect’s backside.” “Officer Kevin…

Tiger’s apology met with respect, sarcasm in media

WASHINGTON — US media on Saturday dissected with gusto golf star Tiger Woods’s very public apology for his private mishaps, with some welcoming his professionalism while others were angered by his tone. The New York Times television critic Alessandra Stanley said the golf great’s first public remarks since revelations of…

New York Times reporter accused of plagiarism resigns

WASHINGTON — A Wall Street and finance reporter for The New York Times accused of plagiarism has resigned, the newspaper reported. Zachery Kouwe, who joined the Times in 2008 from the New York Post, resigned on Tuesday, the Times said, citing “two people briefed on the matter.” The newspaper said…

Majority in unscientific FOXNews.com poll pegs Tea Party movement ‘racist’

It’s modern warfare online poll time again. While most polls on the internet that are labeled as “unscientific” usually fade into obscurity even before all the votes are tallied, every now and then one becomes a meme. Thursday morning, a Wonkette blog post titled “Fox News Poll: Yes, We Are…

Bush’s Defense Sec. pledges to work one more year for Obama

WASHINGTON — US Defense Secretary Robert Gates plans to stay in his post for at least another year, his press secretary said on Thursday. In a meeting before Christmas, Gates promised President Barack Obama to remain on the job through 2010, Pentagon press secretary Geoff Morrell said in a statement.…

Pioneering newswoman’s obit draws venomous online comments

When newspaperwoman Deborah Howell was killed last week after being struck by a car while on vacation in New Zealand, her colleagues were lavish in their praise. The recently retired Howell, who served as Washington bureau chief of Newhouse News Service from 1990 to 2005 and then as ombudsman for…

Politico’s Mike Allen slammed as Cheney ‘stenographer’

WASHINGTON — Journalists are attacking Politico and reporter Mike Allen after an article Wednesday featuring former Vice President Dick Cheney accusing President Obama of insufficiently responding to the failed Christmas terror attempt. A number of writers and bloggers say Politico failed to perform the fact-checking role expected of reporters, pointing…

Mexican lawmaker: Oil-stealing cartel now ‘a parallel government’

Profits driven by the prohibition of drugs and other criminal enterprises have enabled the Zeta cartel to become “a parallel government,” according to a Mexican lawmaker quoted in a Sunday report by The Washington Post. The Zetas, founded by former Mexican military commandos, are a prime player in the theft…

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