Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Link roundup

1.  "Almost 450 drones operated by the British military have crashed, broken down or been lost in action during operations in Afghanistan and Iraq over the last five years."  Via.

2.  "The police chief in Richmond, Va. -- a central figure in allegations that he and his department mishandled singer Chris Brown's court-ordered community service related to his L.A. assault of Rihanna -- resigned Tuesday."

3.  The people in the car did not have a gun:

A November car chase ended in a "full blown-out" firefight, with glass and bullets flying, according to Cleveland police officers who described for investigators the chaotic scene at the end of the deadly 25-minute pursuit.

But when the smoky haze -- caused by rapid fire of nearly 140 bullets in less than 30 seconds -- dissipated, it soon became clear that more than a dozen officers had been firing at one another across a middle school parking lot in East Cleveland.