Friday, May 2, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: War and Hot Wings

Posted By on Fri, May 2, 2014 at 10:08 AM

HERE

Phoenix VA Health Care System Director Sharon Helman, former director at the Spokane VA, has been put on leave following the accusations that the Phoenix VA created a secret waiting list to hide wait times. (AP)

Sheriff's deputies narrowly prefer the guy who didn't push for a bill to make it more easier to fire them when they break the law. (SR)

Security measures, established after the Boston Marathon, will continue to be in effect at Bloomsday this year. (KREM)

Looks like it turned out the spiciest hot wing of all... was justice. (KXLY)

THERE

The jobless rate is falling. But so is the labor force. (NYT)

Turns out everything is not so hunky-dory in the Ukraine. (NYT)

Only a single Wall Streetster went to jail for the financial meltdown, but the New York Attorney General is still fighting against the finance industry, focusing on high frequency trading. (The Wire)

DUTY CALLS

The new Call of Duty trailer features Kevin Spacey as, basically, A Somehow Less Subtle Frank Underwood, whose monologue starts sounding out like Rand Paul and then very quickly dips more into a mustache-twirling Thomas Hobbes territory. You'll finish the $70 game in five hours and then go back to playing Team Fortress 2.


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