Monday, March 7, 2016

Link roundup

1. "Amid [Erin] Andrews trial, female sports reporters open up about safety"
“I will share something I noticed recently at a hotel I stayed at in the Marriott chain,” Burke said. “At the front desk for check in there was a sign welcoming the elite Marriott members in the gold or silver tier. Under each tier was the guest’s first name and last initial.
2. "Nebraska Seeks Refund For Illegal Execution Drugs It Never Got, Supplier Refuses"
The state paid $26,700 for execution drugs from a man in India without a pharmaceutical background.
3. "An Australian Navy ship has seized a huge cache of weapons near Oman’s coast from a fishing vessel bound for Somalia"
The Australian navy, which patrols waters around the Indian Ocean as part of an international maritime force, said it had seized nearly 2,000 AK-47 rifles, 100 rocket-propelled grenade launchers, 49 PKM machine guns, 39 PKM spare barrels and 20 mortar tubes from the fishing vessel.