Fourth Night of Violence in the U.K.; Sex Ed Now Required in NYC Schools; Get Your Bernie Madoff iPad Case

• Last night marked a fourth night of violence in the U.K., particularly in the northern part of the country, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Woverhampton, West Bromwich, and Nottingham. Nearly 700 people have been arrested in London in the past four days, and at least 111 police officers have been injured. Ballistic tests have found that Mark Duggan, suspected gang member, who was shot by police -- sparking, initially, the protests that became riots -- didn't fire at the police before he was killed. He was found to have been carrying a weapon. In the midst of all that, there are some uplifting cleanup stories. [The Daily]

Sex education is now mandatory in New York City for the first time in nearly two decades. Public middle and high school students will have to take sex ed starting this year. Lessons include how to use a condom and the appropriate age for first-time sexual activity. [NYT]

• Standard & Poor's, accused by the Obama administration of making an error in the calculations that lead to Friday's ratings downgrade, has raised concerns about a new SEC proposal "that would require credit raters to disclose 'significant errors' in how they calculate their ratings." [Reuters]

• A tech entrepreneur is making iPad cases out of Bernie Madoff's old pants and sweaters, which are being snapped up by Wall Street bankers and those who aspire to look like them. [NYP]

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• Good news! The DEP will tell the public when there is sewage in city rivers. [DNA Info]

• Shoe shiners are not immune to the tensions on Wall Street. [NYDN]


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