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  • Andy Rubin takes leave from Essential as probe into 'inappropriate' Google relationship goes public

    11/29/2017 11:02:34 AM PST · by Governor Dinwiddie · 27 replies
    The Verge ^ | Nov 29, 2017 | Sam Byford
    Essential founder and CEO Andy Rubin has taken a leave of absence from his new company for “personal reasons” following a report on the circumstances of his 2014 departure from Google. According to The Information, Rubin left Google shortly after an investigation found that he had maintained an “inappropriate relationship” with a woman who worked under him and filed a complaint to HR.
  • California Bill Would Forbid Employee Codes of Conduct on Abortion

    07/13/2017 7:57:38 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    The California Catholic Conference has announced its strong opposition to AB 569, a bill that forbids employers from firing or taking other adverse action against employees who have abortions. The bill “targets religious employers who expect faithful public and workplace conduct by their employees, including those who teach at religious schools and are reasonably expected to model the principles of that faith,” the conference said in an action alert. The state assembly has passed the bill in a 54-17 vote. The legislation awaits a vote in the state senate.
  • Goodell: Roethlisberger violated conduct policy (key issue is a "pattern of behavior")

    04/19/2010 1:22:42 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 50 replies · 845+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/19/10 | AP
    NEW YORK – NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has violated the league's personal-conduct policy. Goodell said on the Dan Patrick radio show Monday there has been a "violation" and the key issue is a "pattern of behavior." Last week, prosecutors in Georgia declined to charge Roethlisberger after a college student accused him of sexual assault in March. The NFL is expected to discipline Roethlisberger, although it says there is no timetable for such a decision.
  • Police: Ogden teacher's relationships 'inappropriate,' but not illegal

    11/05/2009 3:35:49 PM PST · by Colofornian · 6 replies · 1,388+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | Nov. 5, 2009
    Ogden police say an Ogden High School teacher has had 'inappropriate relationships' with at least six female students over the years, but none of them rise to criminal conduct. Lt. Scott Conley said Thursday that while the teacher's behavior is questionable under the school district's policy for professional conduct, his relationship with students is not criminal. He said investigators found the teacher had "inappropriate relationships" with at least six students dating back to 2000. He said the teacher used his influence to develop relationships with girls shortly before they turned 18. Police investigated allegations the teacher had been dating his...
  • PAC Ad Takes on Obama Administration’s 'Inexcusable Conduct' (sneak audio) - to be released July 7th

    07/01/2009 8:37:40 AM PDT · by seven.sixtwo · 2 replies · 338+ views
    A PAC to release a TV ad taking aim at the Obama syndicate. Should be interesting. Originally found here: PAC Ad Takes on Obama Administration’s 'Inexcusable Conduct'
  • Activists to Prod Obama, Congress to Overturn 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

    03/12/2009 1:01:34 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 12 replies · 858+ views
    Fox News ^ | March 12, 2009 | Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
    President Obama says he wants to reverse "Don't Ask Don't Tell," the Clinton-era policy that prevents openly gay men and women from serving in the military. But so far the White House has been noncommittal about how and when he will try to make that happen. In an effort to prod the president and Congress to act, activists -- gay, straight, military and civilian -- will converge on Capitol Hill Friday to rally behind an effort in the House to overturn the policy, which has been a continuing source of controversy since it became law 15 years ago. "The repeal,...
  • Annoying ordinance passed in Brighton

    12/20/2008 5:08:22 AM PST · by Past Your Eyes · 60 replies · 1,312+ views
    Livingston Daily ^ | December 19, 2008 | Jim Totten
    Don’t annoy someone in Brighton city or you might get a ticket. The Brighton City Council approved a more stringent code for public conduct, and those who violate the rules – including annoying someone else – could be ticketed and fined. The ordinance was modeled after one in Royal Oak, where Brighton Police Chief Tom Wightman previously was employed. One of the sections reads, “It shall be unlawful for a person to engage in a course of conduct or repeatedly commit acts that alarm or seriously annoy another person and that serve no legitimate purpose.” Another section states, “It shall...
  • NFL announces new fan code of conduct

    08/05/2008 4:28:48 PM PDT · by GRRRRR · 68 replies · 138+ views
    AP/Chicago Tribune ^ | 8/5/0``8 | AP
    OK...new rules for fans at the game: Don't be rude, don't get drunk, don't go on the field, don't throw stuff, follow directions and don't talk nasty talk. More details and blah, blah at the linky. Maybe they should worry more about the players and their criminal records, alcohol use, steriods, shooting people and themselves?
  • DoD Official Discusses Standards, Conduct for Federal Employees

    05/16/2008 4:57:23 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 82+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 16, 2008 – Showing appreciation for the men and women that risk their lives to defend the United States is essential, and yet rumors and fears about ethical restrictions that limit the amount of gift giving is a concern for many philanthropic organizations. Lee Bradley, director of the Department of Defense Ethics, Standards and Conduct Office came on ASYLive BlogTalkRadio yesterday to clarify some of these concerns. "I recognize that a whole lot of people believe that gift rules are very restrictive, ... but federal employees really live by the creed of ‘public service is a public...
  • U.S., Afghan Troops Conduct Raids in Afghanistan

    04/29/2007 12:41:47 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 230+ views
    WASHINGTON, April 29, 2007 – American and Afghan security forces teamed up to shut down a militant suicide-vehicle-bomb-making network during an operation in the Bati Kot area of Nangarhar province April 29, military officials reported. As the raid began, coalition troops trying to enter the militants’ compound came under small-arms fire, officials said. The coalition troops returned fire, killing four militants. Unfortunately, a woman and a teenager were killed in the crossfire, officials reported, and a young child and a teenage female were wounded. The injured Afghan civilians are being treated at a coalition medical facility. Coalition forces found...
  • NFL likely to conduct neurological tests (on players to determine susceptibility to concussions)

    04/26/2007 7:53:33 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 261+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/26/07 | Dave Goldberg - ap
    NEW YORK - The NFL hopes to conduct pre-training camp neurological tests on players to determine susceptibility to concussions. Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday during a meeting with sports editors that the league's medical committee has been working on a way to implement mandatory tests, perhaps as early as this summer when training camps open. That comes after a session at March's league meetings in Arizona in which officials and coaches agreed that head injuries need the closest monitoring. "At no time should competitive issues override medical issues," Goodell said he told the coaches. "Safety comes first." The issue of...
  • Volunteer Firefighter in Wig and Bikini Charged With Disorderly Conduct

    04/05/2007 11:36:30 AM PDT · by bedolido · 22 replies · 722+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 4-5-2007 | staff writer
    MASON, Ohio — A Wayne Township volunteer firefighter has been charged with drunken driving, public indecency and disorderly conduct after being arrested in a park wearing a woman's blonde wig and bikini, officials said.
  • Iran to conduct missile war games

    01/20/2007 10:38:39 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 665+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/20/07 | AP
    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran plans to conduct missile war games during a three-day period beginning Sunday, state-run television reported. The war games will be carried out near Garmsar city, about 60 miles southeast of Tehran, according to the broadcast. "Zalzal and Fajr-5 missiles will be test fired in the war game," the broadcast quoted an unnamed military commander, as saying. Both are considered short-range missiles. The exercise will be the first by Iran since the U.N. Security Council imposed sanctions on December 23, which banned selling materials and technology that could be used in Iran's nuclear and missile programs and...
  • Israeli General Quits Over Conduct Of Lebanon War

    09/13/2006 5:03:58 PM PDT · by blam · 8 replies · 574+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 9-13-2006 | Rory McCarthy
    Israeli general quits over conduct of Lebanon war Rory McCarthy in Jerusalem Wednesday September 13, 2006 The Guardian (UK) Major General Udi Adam with Israeli soldiers on the border with southern Lebanon during the war. Photograph: EPA A senior Israeli army officer resigned today, the first high-ranking figure to quit in the fallout after the war in Lebanon. Major General Udi Adam was head of Israel's Northern Command, a key role in the war with Hizbullah, but faced criticism in the press for being overly cautious and hesitant. During the 34-day conflict he was effectively sidelined when another general was...
  • Are People Who Attack American Principles Un-American?

    08/14/2006 2:14:01 PM PDT · by PlainOleAmerican · 29 replies · 995+ views
    ChronWatch ^ | August 14, 2006 | J. B. Williams
    In a word, yes! Living in America (legally or illegally) does not make one an American. Accepting, adopting, understanding, believing in, living, promoting and defending real American foundational principles, (the American dream), makes one an American. Nothing less will do. One who works to stop others from smoking can’t be called anything short of anti-smoking. One who works to stop others from owning guns would certainly and appropriately be deemed anti-gun rights, or anti-Second Amendment. If you work to stop abortions, you are certainly anti-abortion and if you work to undermine fundamental American principles, you are obviously anti-American. Does this...
  • Iraqi Forces Conduct Raid in Baghdad, Seize Weapons, Detain Terrorists

    08/08/2006 5:20:29 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 237+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2006 – In separate operations yesterday and Aug. 6, Iraqi security forces captured 22 suspected terrorists and seized various weapons, U.S. military officials in Iraq reported. Iraqi security forces conducted an early morning raid in eastern Baghdad yesterday, capturing three individuals believed to be involved in punishment and torture cell activities. As they received sustained automatic weapons and rocket-propelled-grenade fire from several insurgent positions in the Sadr City neighborhood, Iraqi forces and coalition advisers detained three suspected insurgents, conducted intelligence gathering on the objective, and then departed the area. Iraqi forces seized one AK-47 assault rifle and...
  • Coalition Forces Conduct Raids, Seize Weapons, Detain Terrorists

    08/06/2006 2:42:27 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 244+ views
    WASHINGTON, August 6, 2006 – Coalition forces conducted raids today and yesterday in two areas of Iraq, seized a large weapons cache and captured four terrorists Aug. 4, and detained three terrorists Aug. 3, U.S. military officials in Iraq reported. Coalition forces killed one man during a raid north of Bayji, Iraq, this morning. Recent intelligence led troops to target terrorists responsible for an attack against an Iraqi army checkpoint near Hawija yesterday, officials said. The terrorists shot and killed five Iraqi soldiers and wounded two others during the attack. Intelligence led coalition forces to a location where the terrorists...
  • Afghan, Coalition Members Conduct Medical Clinics

    07/17/2006 4:36:11 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 169+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Combined Forces Command Afghanistan
    WASHINGTON, July 17, 2006 – More than 1,000 villagers in the Panjwayi and Zharey districts of Afghanistan received medical treatment and humanitarian assistance from Afghan and coalition personnel at clinics during the past weekend, military officials reported. A group of medical professionals from Kandahar hospitals, the Afghan National Army and the coalition spent July 15 at a school next to the Panjwayi District Centre at Bazaar-e-Panjwayi. They conducted another medical clinic in Zharey district on July 16. The group provided basic medical treatment to local people and livestock, dispensed medicine, and handed out food and other humanitarian supplies. During the...
  • Iraqis Conduct Raid, Thwart Attack; Coalition Kills, Detains Terrorists

    07/07/2006 4:11:51 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 319+ views
    WASHINGTON, July 7, 2006 – Iraqi army forces conducted an early morning raid today in eastern Baghdad, Iraqi police repelled a terrorist attack in Baghdad today, and coalition forces killed two terrorists and detained five during a raid yesterday, military officials reported. The Iraqi army raid was part of Operation Together Forward, the Iraqi government's plan to improve security conditions in Baghdad. Insurgents immediately engaged the forces, and a firefight ensued. The purpose of the raid was to capture an insurgent leader responsible for numerous deaths of Iraqi citizens, officials said. Police from 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 1st National Police...
  • Troops in Iraq Conduct Successful 'Mother's Day' Patrol

    05/14/2006 5:16:06 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 247+ views
    HOR AL BASH, Iraq, May 14, 2006 – In another place and in another time, Army Staff Sgt. Timothy Long may have been loading up the family to take them to a Mother's Day brunch. Instead, he was briefing his C Troop, 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry team on the mission they were about to perform. A cavalry scout escorts an Iraqi to his car near Taji, Iraq, during a Mothers Day "presence patrol." The car was broken down at the side of the road. Soldiers check out all of these in case the occupants are using a ruse to...