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14 cases handled by San Jose officers linked to racist Facebook posts may be dismissed

  • Four San Jose Police Department officers were placed on administrative leave in June, pending an investigation into the comments.
  • CNN has not been able to view the posts in question and has not identified any current or former officer involved.
  • After the posts surfaced, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's office reviewed hundreds of cases in which the officers were witnesses.
  • The DA sent out letters to the Public Defender's Office and defense attorneys regarding the case dismissals and offering to hear more from their clients regarding the officers in question.
  • The DA's office said it will also notify defense attorneys if the officers have a role in pending or future cases.
  • The probe identified a total of five police officers who were active at the time if the postings.
  • CNN has reached out to the San Jose Police Department and the San Jose Police Officers' Association.

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The future of the office has been put on hold

  • Instead, to goad workers back into offices, employers have enacted a raft of minor precautions to make their offices safer — or to give the appearance of safety — but most have put off major, expensive alterations to their office space until there’s more certainty about a coronavirus vaccine, and, in turn, more certainty about the future of the office.
  • And since the majority of people are choosing to work from home most of the time, that frees up space in the offices for those who want or need to come in to have adequate social distancing.
  • However, it’s not yet clear whether these changes are stem from work-from-home policies or are simply reflective of being in a recession, which always results in a real estate contraction, according to Whelan from CBRE.

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London Pneumatic Despatch Company

  • Here, then, we have the means of pulling or pushing the travelling carriages along their subterranean road, and as we speak we see it in operation: for a mail-guard opens a door, throws in two or three mail-bags just snatched out of the guard's van as it rolls into the [mainline] station, the iron carriages are shoved into the tube, the air-tight door at its mouth is closed...
  • by the pressure of air thrown out by the wheel, but it has to be pulled back by suction; the valve of the suction-pipe, in the connection with the centre of the disc, is accordingly opened, and speedily we hear a hollow rumbling, and out shoots the carriage, ready once more for fresh bags.
  • In late 1921, an agreement was reached between the Pneumatic Despatch Company and the Postmaster General for the sale (for £7,500) of the remaining infrastructure of "the tube" to the Postmaster General.

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Snapshots in the Life of a Criminal-Data Analyst

  • Listen to a major New York heroin distributor, and you realize that most of most days, he’s stuck in traffic.
  • While the cops are in the wireroom listening live for the street hustle, I’m at my desk with my herbal tea, listening to recorded calls.
  • There’s no longer any question about where it’s coming from: the wireroom cops have ID’d the major buyers.
  • Let’s carve out, throw away, and forget the parts of the calls when he’s telling her how to wire money to the corrections officer.
  • I’m back in my office with Duke Ellington and herbal tea, but the shout brings me to my door, and here’s the man in handcuffs.
  • I look at him straight on and give him a nod, but he goes by as if lost in himself, and though I know there’s still a person in there, in this moment he’s keeping himself away.

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Apparel workers forced to return to office, face firing and pay cuts - Business Insider

  • According to email communications from G-III's HR team, which were viewed by Business Insider, the company is now requiring all workers to be in the office three days a week and strongly encouraging all workers to be in the office five days a week.
  • At least five people who visited or worked for G-III's New York office have tested positive for COVID-19 since June, one as recently as October 15, according to email communications from G-III's HR team.
  • Business Insider spoke to six G-III employees in New York about their experience returning to the offices.
  • Five people who visited or worked in G-III's New York office have tested positive for COVID-19 since June, according to individual email alerts from HR that notified people in the company.

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Apparel workers forced to return to office, face firing and pay cuts - Business Insider

  • According to email communications from G-III's HR team, which were viewed by Business Insider, the company is now requiring all workers to be in the office three days a week and strongly encouraging all workers to be in the office five days a week.
  • At least five people who visited or worked for G-III's New York office have tested positive for COVID-19 since June, one as recently as October 15, according to email communications from G-III's HR team.
  • Business Insider spoke to six G-III employees in New York about their experience returning to the offices.
  • Five people who visited or worked in G-III's New York office have tested positive for COVID-19 since June, according to individual email alerts from HR that notified people in the company.

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Santo Stefano: This idyllic Italian village will pay you to move there

  • Santo Stefano di Sessanio, a walled medieval village in Abruzzo, a region on the east coast of central-southern Italy, is offering to pay people willing to move and start a business there -- and will even support them by giving them a place to live with nominal rent.
  • "We want to ramp numbers up gradually, and we have to work with the housing that belongs to the authorities," says Santavicca.
  • If they're already resident in Italy, they must come from an area of more than 2,000 residents (they don't want to fight population loss by taking away residents from other small communities).
  • Italy's remote rural towns, especially in mountainous regions and in the south of the country, have suffered an exodus of residents since the end of World War II, with people moving to the cities to look for work.

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What’s on your desk, Sam Byford?

  • One of those people is Sam Byford, Asia editor for The Verge, who works out of a home office in Tokyo, Japan.
  • With this room, I decided to abandon the idea of coherent, tasteful interior design and went for an unassuming wooden desk for my Mac with an ostentatious gaming setup on the left.
  • The gaming desk came from a seller called PandaTech, and it has RGB lighting, a cup holder, cable management, a USB hub, a controller rack, a headphone hanger, and a fitted mouse mat.
  • The Google Nest Hub is a recent addition that I got for two specific reasons: to control my Hue smart lights and to keep an eye on Pascal, our unhinged Shiba puppy who spends most of the day upstairs and occasionally tries to destroy our living room.

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Fast & Furious can’t resist that joke about turning it up to 11, so you get one last movie

  • The Fast & Furious saga will finally end after its 11th installment, Deadline and Variety report — which, if you’re counting, is one more movie than we were expecting until now.
  • Unlike Chaim and Julia, I may know next to nothing about Fast’s plot or characters, but I do know spectacle — and there was no way in hell a $5+ billion box office blockbuster franchise, a series whose every installment attempts to jump the shark in the most spectacular ways possible, and a series that’s literally about tuning cars to the max, wasn’t going to turn it all the way up to 11.
  • But it helps that Fast & Furious is a global cultural phenomenon, not just a US-centric one, with Variety pointing out that less than a quarter of Hobbs & Shaw’s box office totals came from the US.
  • Universal's FAST & FURIOUS franchise will reportedly end after Justin Lin directs the 10th & 11th installments.

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Judge rules Breonna Taylor grand juror can speak publicly about proceedings

  • The anonymous grand juror has suggested that Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron may have misrepresented to the public the case presented to the panel, according the juror's attorney.
  • Cameron's office had requested a stay of any court order allowing the juror to speak out publicly until after a potential state appeal.
  • Cameron's office argued that allowing the grand juror to speak may compromise the right to a fair trial of the one officer who was charged in connection with the incident, Brett Hankison.
  • The anonymous juror sought in court the release of information and documents reviewed by the grand jury as well as a "binding declaration" outlining the rights of grand jurors' public disclosures about the case.
  • After a court ordered Cameron to do so, the Attorney General released roughly 15 hours of audio recorded while jurors reviewed evidence like 911 calls and body camera videos and asked questions.

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