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  • Netflix’s top spokesman fired over use of racial term

    06/22/2018 8:33:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 22, 2018 7:57 PM EDT
    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he fired the company’s top spokesman over use of the N-word. The spokesman, Jonathan Friedland, confirmed in tweets that he was leaving the company, saying he was insensitive in speaking with his team about words that offend in comedy. […] Hastings says Friedland, who is white, later repeated the word with human resources staff trying to address the original incident. …
  • Judges Reject Orange County's Claim That Social Workers Didn't Know Lying In Court Was Wrong

    01/17/2017 7:30:00 AM PST · by servo1969 · 45 replies
    ocweekly.com ^ | 1-6-2017 | R. SCOTT MOXLEY
    Using taxpayer funds, government officials in Orange County have spent the last 16 years arguing the most absurd legal proposition in the entire nation: How could social workers have known it was wrong to lie, falsify records and hide exculpatory evidence in 2000 so that a judge would forcibly take two young daughters from their mother for six-and-a-half years? From the you-can't-make-up-this-crap file, county officials are paying Lynberg & Watkins, a private Southern California law firm specializing in defending cops in excessive force lawsuits, untold sums to claim the social workers couldn't have "clearly" known that dishonesty wasn't acceptable in...
  • 4 Suspects Captured In Deadly Short Hills Mall Shooting

    12/21/2013 6:55:42 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 72 replies
    CBS NY ^ | 12/21/13 | CBS NY
    CBS 2 Was On The Scene As One Suspect Was Taken Into Custody Police captured four suspects overnight in the shooting that killed a Hoboken attorney at the Short Hills Mall last weekend. At a news conference Saturday morning, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray said Hanif Thompson, 29, of Irvington; Karif Ford, 31, of Newark; Basim Henry, 32, of Newark; and Kevin Roberts, 33, of Newark, had all been charged in the Sunday attack. They were all charged with murder, felony murder, carjacking, possession of a weapon, carjacking Bail was set at $2 million for each man.
  • Four arrested for killing lawyer, 30, shot dead protecting his wife in carjacking

    12/21/2013 8:34:09 AM PST · by BunnySlippers · 85 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/21/13
    Four men have been arrested over the death of a lawyer shot in front of his wife during a carjacking outside a New Jersey mall last week, authorities said on Saturday. The suspects in the fatal carjacking on Sunday last week, in which Dustin Friedland was killed at The Mall, Short Hills, were arrested in a series of raids overnight. Three of the men were arrested in their homes in New Jersey and the fourth was arrested in a Pennsylvania hotel, between 9pm on Friday and 3am Saturday. The suspects were identified as Hanif Thompson, 29, Karif Ford, 31, Basim...
  • Mall at Short Hills victim defending wife from carjackers when shot: source

    12/17/2013 4:56:07 AM PST · by bryan999 · 44 replies
    The lawyer killed by carjackers at an upscale New Jersey mall gave up his life to protect his wife. Dustin Friedland had just let his beloved spouse Jamie into their luxury SUV, packed with holiday gifts. He was walking around to the driver’s side when two crooks ambushed him and demanded his keys, a source close to the investigation told the Daily News. “He knew his wife was in there and he refused,” the source said Monday. The brave Hoboken attorney resisted — and in the struggle four shots were fired, one of which mortally wounded Friedland, police said.
  • Manhunt Continues for Short Hills Carjackers (Hey, Christie! No perp descrips after 3 days?)

    12/17/2013 6:24:53 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 68 replies
    New Jersey 101.5 ^ | 12/17/13 | Dan Alexander
    Police are checking surveillance video at the mall to identify the assailants who are caught on tape circling the parking lot in a green SUV according to the New York Daily News. One eyewitness on Sunday night told the Star-Ledger he saw a green Subaru speed out of the parking lot at “over 100 MPH” in his estimation. Friedland put up a fight to protect his wife according to the Daily News, refusing to hand over the keys as his wife sat inside their 2012 silver Range Rover. Four shots were fired according to the newspaper, including the fatal one...
  • Lawyer killed in mall carjacking was protecting wife (No perp description after 3 days...)

    12/17/2013 5:36:47 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 65 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/16/13 | Jamie Schram, Jeane MacIntosh and Larry Celona
    A young Hoboken man out holiday shopping with his wife at a high-end New Jersey mall was executed by two carjackers as he tried to protect his terrified spouse, authorities said Monday. Dustin Friedland, 30, and Jamie Schare Friedland, 27, both lawyers, had their arms full of packages and were headed back to their 2012 Range Rover in the parking garage near Nordstrom at The Mall at Short Hills when they were accosted at around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, cops said. The couple was toting so many bags, they looked as if “they were trying to get all their Christmas shopping...