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Federal Grand Jury Facts: Ferguson: FBI Witness #16 Case Study

November 24, 2014 Statistically: When a Federal Grand Jury is convened 99% of the time federal prosecutors get the indictment. Once the indictment is obtained 95-98% of the time there’s a successful outcome (either criminal conviction or settled for lesser charges).  This means that prosecutors make...

Michael Brown’s Parents Testify Before U.N. Committee Against Torture?

Novebmer 15, 2015 Michael Brown’s Parents Testify Before U.N. Committee Against Torture On Tuesday, Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden addressed the United Nations Committee against Torture, in Geneva, Switzerland, as part of a delegation of human rights advocates, in an attempt to raise awareness about the death...

#AskIslamicState Are Algorithms Unethically being Blamed for Censorship?

August 22, 2014 UPDATED: #AskIslamicState #CalamityWillBefallUS on Twitter Below original story UPDATED: September 10, 2014 with additional analytic information comparing Google, Bing and Yahoo! Trending on Twitter for a while, the hashtag #womenshould, behind the very popular awareness campaign from UN Women, cast doubt on the Google autocomplete algorithm.  Originally #Ferguson was not trending on...

James Foley Photojournalist Murdered: Mother states “…Never Been Prouder of Our Son”

August 19, 2014 *Warning GRAPHIC IMAGE BELOW Syria, 2012. Photo by and © Manu Brabo. High resolution version available on http://www.freejamesfoley.org/for-the-press/. Usage: mandatory photo credits alongside an article about James. American Photojournalist James Foley was abducted from Syria in November 2012; and, reported earlier this evening was murdered by...