Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin’s adult daughter will move her trailer off of the governor’s mansion ground, Fallin’s spokesman said Tuesday, in response to public concerns over her living on taxpayer-funded land.
Gov. Fallin revealed on Sunday that her daughter, Christina, has been staying in a trailer home linked to the mansion’s utilities since April, and is pleased to have her nearby as she seeks a permanent place to live, The Oklahoman reported. - Referenced Article
MIT is pushing ahead with plans to turn a string of Kendall Square parking lots into six new buildings for lab space, offices and apartments, the latest bid to turn the bustling innovation district into a 24/7 neighborhood and meet soaring demand from both companies and residents to be there.
The university’s investment arm said it will file Tuesday for city approvals to build on six lots along Main Street in Cambridge. - Referenced Article
Some streets remained roped off Sunday as a precaution after Milwaukee police reported two sightings of what appears to be a lion.
Armed police, accompanied by Department of Natural Resources agents, converged Sunday morning on a bridge over Lincoln Creek after a police officer saw a "catlike" animal in a ravine, but "unfortunately we weren't able to keep visibility," and the animal likely has escaped the containment effort, Milwaukee police Lt. Paul Formolo said. - Referenced Article
The Russian president signed a decree last week limiting the number of staff employed by the Interior Ministry to just over one million.
That requires massive layoffs that will bring total headcount down by 10%. Administrative staff will bear the brunt of the cuts at the ministry, which controls the Russian police, paramilitary security forces and the road traffic safety agency. - Referenced Article
A state appeals court ruling this week has big privacy implications.
A New York state court ruled Tuesday that Facebook must comply with search warrants allowing government prosecutors to sift through users’ photos, messages and personal account information as part of an investigation of Social Security fraud.
The appeals court ruling said that the social network cannot challenge search warrants for 381 users’ Facebook data, although individual defendants can move to suppress the evidence. - Referenced Article
The prosecutor in a Texas county where authorities say a woman hanged herself in a jail cell said that it is too soon to determine exactly how she died and that the ongoing case is being treated as thoroughly "as it would be in a murder investigation."
Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis said at a news conference Monday that a Texas Rangers investigation into the death of Sandra Bland, whose family and friends dispute that she killed herself, is being supervised by the FBI. - Referenced Article