Monthly Archives: September 2018

Sentencing Day For Bill Cosby « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Bill Cosby will have a final opportunity to make his case to the court on Tuesday before a Pennsylvania judge sentences him on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Montgomery County prosecutors asked a judge on Monday to sentence Cosby to five to 10 years in prison for the 2004 sexual assault of Andrea Constand, saying he had ...

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Kavanaugh Fires Back At New Allegation, Says He Won’t Withdraw Nomination « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Brett Kavanaugh launched a bold effort to save his nomination to the US Supreme Court on Monday, lashing out at “smears” and a “grotesque and obvious character assassination” following the emergence of a new allegation of inappropriate sexual behavior. Kavanaugh made clear that he was having no thoughts of folding his nomination, despite allegations dating to the 1980s, ...

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Rookie Detroit Cop Loses His Badge for Hateful Snapchat Remark –  Deadline Detroit

Photo from Motor City Muckraker. Update, 4:43 p.m. Monday:  Probationary Detroit cop Sean Bostwick, who was suspended for a social media post over the weekend has been fired, Police Chief James Craig announces/ “He was terminated,” at a meeting Monday with the chief and a union representative, The Detroit News reports. “This is his last day on our payroll. ...

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Could robots become a job creator, instead of job taker, in Southeast Michigan?

When asked about the future of robotics in Southeast Michigan, Dr. Chan-Jin Chung, professor of math and computer science at Lawrence Technological University, first begins with a brief history lesson.  The first industrial revolution, he says, entailed the mechanization of various processes and a large-scale shift of labor into industry. The second revolution involved advances in technology and mass production. ...

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Health Links Between Gluten And Diabetes, Air Pollution And Dementia « Detroit News Watch

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Gluten intolerance is a sensitivity to a family of proteins found in grains like wheat, rye and barley. It can cause symptoms that include bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation. It now seems that gluten can affect more than just the person who eats it, reports Dr. Max Gomez. Danish scientists, after analyzing data from thousands of pregnant women, say a high ...

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