Casma Baldwin

8 Flips | 2 Magazines | @CasmaBaldwin | Keep up with Casma Baldwin on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Casma Baldwin”

New Orleans ex-mayor jailed for a decade

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his conviction on bribery, money laundering and other corruption offences.<p>Prosecutors said the actions for which he was convicted spanned his two terms as mayor, including before and after Hurricane Katrina devastated …

Thousands Rally In Hong Kong To Call For Democratic Vote

The annual July 1 march for greater autonomy in Hong Kong has brought a large turnout, as tens of thousands of demonstrators demand democratic elections. Activists are threatening to blockade the city's financial district unless China allows a free and fair vote to choose Hong Kong's leader.<p>The …

European Court Upholds France's Burqa Ban

The European Court of Human Rights has upheld France's ban on face-covering veils, in a closely watched case that was brought by a Muslim woman who said the law violated her freedom of religion.<p>The French-born woman, who is in her mid-20s, was not named. She said she wore the burqa and niqab in …

Google Is About To Take Over Your Whole Life, And You Won’t Even Notice

Google’s new design ethos, living on and beyond every screen, could make Google an amorphous problem solver of unimaginable scale.<p>“I have a weird question for you,” I stammered, sitting in a hotel room across from Matias Duarte and Jon Wiley, the Google design leads for Android and Search, …