America's prisoners: We're slaves

America's prisoners: We're slaves

The inmates’ grievances are as varied as the states they came from: Pennies for labor in South Carolina, racial discrimination in California, excessive force in Michigan. However, they share an overarching goal: End legalized slavery inside American correctional facilities. “I used to think, ‘Nah, that ain’t America, that’s China and Cuba,’ ” South Carolina inmate Harold Sasa told CNN from a contraband phone. “It’s a system that’s neither benefiting us nor the citizens outside.” Even the American Correctional Association, the country’s largest trade organization for prisons and jails, this year…

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Why Infiniti Thinks Formula 1 is Relevant to its Business

Why Infiniti Thinks Formula 1 is Relevant to its Business

As Formula 1 completes its back-to-back North American swing this weekend in Mexico City following last weekend’s United States Grand Prix, Infiniti and Renault executives insist the Japanese automaker’s involvement in the sport is more than a marketing exercise. Instead, they say, there is real engineering know-how behind Infiniti’s partnership with the Renault Sport Formula 1 Team — to the benefit of both marques and their on- and off-track products. If you follow F1, you likely know this represents a significant shift compared to the previous five years, when Renault…

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Clinton vows not to be 'knocked off course' in final week of election campaign

Clinton vows not to be 'knocked off course' in final week of election campaign

Updated October 31, 2016 09:23:59 Photo: Hillary Clinton has called for the FBI to release more details on the email inquiry. (AP: Andrew Harnik) Related Story: Emails in Weiner sexting scandal may be linked to Clinton probe Related Story: Visit industrial America and you see why Make America Great Again resonates Hillary Clinton has vowed she will not be “knocked off course” in the election’s final days, as she seeks to push past a new FBI email inquiry in a sexting probe that delivered a late jolt to her race…

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Fallout from chaotic passenger evacuations could treble airfares (The West Australian)

Fallout from chaotic passenger evacuations could treble airfares (The West Australian)

ANALYSIS: Geoffrey Thomas, Aviation Editor –The West Australianon October 30, 2016, 7:32 pm Airfares would have to treble if aviation regulators were to re-certify aircraft to the reality of recent chaotic passenger evacuations. The evacuation of the burning American Airlines Boeing 767 at Chicago airport on Friday is a carbon copy of the accidents over the past few years with most passengers carrying their baggage with them. Passengers are risking their lives, and those of fellow passengers, with the obsession of taking cabin baggage with them in an emergency. Aircraft…

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Borrello comes off the Roar bench to down Glory

Borrello comes off the Roar bench to down Glory

Updated October 30, 2016 19:17:53 Photo: Brandon Borrello came off the bench to smash home the winner for Brisbane Roar. (AAP: Dan Peled) Jamie Maclaren has broken his A-League scoring drought and set up another goal for super-sub Brandon Borrello as Brisbane Roar booked an impressive 2-1 win over Perth Glory. In by far their best performance so far this season, the Roar made all the play at Lang Park on Sunday and survived a second-half scare from the plucky visitors before logging a deserved victory in front of 13,428…

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