Morning Constitutional – Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Good morning, folks. Shia LaBoeuf braided his rat tail. Now, your morning constitutional:

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to address a joint session of Congress today and warn against making a planned nuclear deal with Iran.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct state business, potentially violating rules in the Federal Records Act that require email to be part of the agency’s official record. It may look even worse in context.

Major fighting is taking place around the Iraqi city of Tikrit as a massive Iraqi offensive is underway to retake the city from Islamic State militants.

Australia is sending 300 more troops, and New Zealand 143, to Iraq to train local security forces in Taji military base north of Baghdad.

The Obama administration is calling for changes in policing following the recommendations of a task force created in the wake of Ferguson that would mandate independent investigations in cases where police use lethal force.

Great reporting on the first methadone clinic in sub-Saharan Africa in Tanzania as the country’s government has declared that the surging number of addicts need evidence-based treatment options.

Study shows how climate change is making severe drought more common in California.

Despite the country’s growing wealth, mothers in India tend to be less healthy than their far poorer African counterparts.

Finally, police find marijuana stash inside man’s sour cream container marked “not weed.”

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