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A.M. Links: Apple's Map Software Slammed, NFL Refs Will Be Getting Back to Work, Burma Sanctions Eased, Dog Only Cop Left in NM Town, Journalist Thinks Vandalism is Free Speech


  • Looks like Apple might have dropped the ball on Apple Maps, software that is being slammed for its unusability, gross geographical errors, and visual defects. 
  • The labor spat between refs and the NFL is over after both sides signed off on an eight-year collective bargaining agreement. 
  • Hillary Clinton has announced that the U.S. will relax some of its sanctions on Burma. Let's give trade a try, shall we?
  • The residents of Vaughn, NM are being served and protected exclusively by a different species. A dog is now the only certified member of the police force left in town after the police chief stepped down amid reports he was not permitted to carry a gun thanks to a criminal record.
  • Big money is being spent on campaigns focused on a constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota. The main group opposing the amendment has raised more than $8.2 million since the campaign began. 
  • Mona Eltahawy seems to think vandalism is free speech. The political pundit was arrested after spraying an anti-Muslim poster she took exception to in a New York subway station. 

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