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Should police be allowed to shame suspects on Facebook?

AP Photo/Stephan Savoia BOSTON (AP) — A driver mows down six mailboxes, slurs her words and tells police she has a lizard in her bra. Throw in a wisecracking police officer, and what do you get? A flippant post on Facebook, along with photos of the woman, and of course, her lizard. Not everyone is amused. Police departments are increasingly using Facebook to inform the community about what they’re doing and who they’re arresting. Some add a little humor to the mix. But civil … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Should…

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Afghan Girls Robotics Team Allowed To Enter U.S. For Competition

Enlarge this image After twice being denied visas, a team of Afghan girls has been permitted to travel to the U.S. for a robotics competition. The team takes a photo at Herat International Airport on Thursday. Hoshang Hashimi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Hoshang Hashimi/AFP/Getty Images It has been an odyssey, but finally, a team of six Afghan girls will be able to travel to the United States to compete in a robotics tournament. Two previous attempts to secure visas – which involved traveling 500 miles to the U.S. Embassy…

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