Ferguson Grand Jury Verdict Reached, Obama Administration Tosses Out Hagel, FAA May Demand Drone Licenses: P.M. Links


  • Peacful or not? Place your bets.
    Credit: World Can't Wait / photo on flickr

    The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, is announcing this evening its decision over whether Officer Darren Wilson should be charged for the shooting death of Michael Brown, so prepare to toss out your snap judgments through various social media outlets.

  • President Barack Obama today gave a speech announcing Chuck Hagel is officially out as Secretary of Defense. Check out the pained smile on Hagel's face.
  • After that Obama handed out a bunch of Medals of Freedom to various political folks and celebrities like Meryl Streep and Stevie Wonder.
  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared that women are not equal to men and that motherhood is more important than doing the work of men.
  • Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) will introduce a resolution to formally declare war on ISIS.
  • The Federal Aviation Administration may announce some extremely restrictive requirements for use of commercial drones, including licensing.

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