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Obama orders review of US police use of military hardware

Obama orders review of US police use of military hardwareNews from Sydney Morning Herald: Equipped: This August 13 photo shows a riot police officer at demonstrations protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo: Reuters Washington: US President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to [...]

Obama orders review of arming police with military-grade weapons, tools

Obama orders review of arming police with military-grade weapons, toolsNews from Boston Globe: By Matt Apuzzo and Michael S. Schmidt  | New York Times   August 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — Jolted by images of protesters clashing with heavily armed police officers in Missouri, President Barack Obama has ordered a comprehensive review of the government’s decade-old strategy [...]

Huge fire at Northamptonshire stately home ‘was accidentally triggered by …

Huge fire at Northamptonshire stately home ‘was accidentally triggered by …News from Northampton Chronicle & Echo: … Read the full article . Related News: Thieves steal tools from Winnipeg Habitat for Humanity building siteNews from Globalnews.ca: ; Thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of construction tools from two Habitat for Humanity trailers in Winnipeg. Thieves [...]

White House Orders Review of Programs That Arm Police With Military Gear

White House Orders Review of Programs That Arm Police With Military GearNews from Mashable: What’s This? Police take up positions after being shot at Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Image: Jeff Roberson/Associated Press By Andrew Freedman2014-08-23 21:38:33 UTC The White House is ordering a review of the programs that transfer military hardware from [...]

Family of 12 Cannot Move into New Habitat for Humanity House Because of Theft

Family of 12 Cannot Move into New Habitat for Humanity House Because of TheftNews from KTXL: MARYSVILLE- Thieves broke into a Habitat For Humanity construction trailer making off with $ 10,000 in tools that were being used to construct a home for a family of 12. The trailer was parked at the D Street headquarters [...]

Tools and House Building – Mid-1800′s display at the WW Mayo House in Le …

Tools and House Building – Mid-1800′s display at the WW Mayo House in Le …News from Southernminn.com: The historic W.W. Mayo House will be open for tours from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21 with a special interpreted display of carpentry tools from the mid-1800’s. Dr. W. W. Mayo hand-built the little Gothic-style [...]

Man found in vacant Chatham house with crowbar, tools: police

Man found in vacant Chatham house with crowbar, tools: policeNews from CTV News: A Chatham man has been charged after police say he was found in a basement with a crowbar and assorted tools. According to Chatham-Kent police, officers responded to a vacant home on Grand Avenue West for a break and enter on Monday [...]

Tools at 10 paces: duel between Bunnings and Masters bloodies the bottom line

Tools at 10 paces: duel between Bunnings and Masters bloodies the bottom lineNews from Sydney Morning Herald: Feeding the home improvement craze: Masters hardware strores. Photo: Rebecca Hallas Having smacked myself in the face with a shifting spanner, I went searching for some new tools. A deep purple bruise darkened my right eye as I [...]

First impressions: With a great entryway should come great hardware

First impressions: With a great entryway should come great hardwareNews from The Denver Post: My friend, a former fashion writer, came over last week to talk about her new job. We got right down to the important stuff. “Did you get a bunch of new clothes?” I asked. “Of course!” She said. “But mostly I [...]

Tools at 10 paces: duel between Bunnings and Masters bloodies the bottom line

Tools at 10 paces: duel between Bunnings and Masters bloodies the bottom lineNews from Sydney Morning Herald: Feeding the home improvement craze: Masters hardware strores. Photo: Rebecca Hallas Having smacked myself in the face with a shifting spanner, I went searching for some new tools. A deep purple bruise darkened my right eye as I [...]