Tank: Saskatoon police board stumbles on transparency

This column should be focused on Saskatoon’s new police chief. Instead, it’s focused on the lack of information about the process used to select Troy Cooper to succeed Clive Weighill. During a media event Wednesday, Cooper was introduced as the city’s new top cop by the city’s board of police commissioners.  Journalists asked Mayor Charlie Clark how many candidates applied for the position. A slightly flustered Clark refused to answer, claiming the board had decided…

"Tank: Saskatoon police board stumbles on transparency"

'Shoot me' if I become a dictator: Philippine leader tells troops to protect constitution

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday instructed the army and police to shoot him if he became a dictator and stayed on beyond his term, a scenario his foes are warning against, amid moves by his loyalists to change the constitution.

"'Shoot me' if I become a dictator: Philippine leader tells troops to protect constitution"