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Ferguson police chief apologizes to Michael Brown’s parents

Ferguson, Missouri, Police Chief Thomas Jackson apologized Thursday to the parents of Michael Brown, as well as...

Mexico shock as kidnapped lawmaker killed, burned

A Mexican federal lawmaker was killed and burned after being abducted in broad daylight, authorities confirmed Wednesday,...

Hannah Graham case suspect denied bond

A Texas judge Thursday ordered Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student...

US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000...

Feds launch policing bias study

Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of...

NFL players’ union files Ray Rice appeal

Ray Rice took the first step toward a possible return to the football field Tuesday evening when...

Ferguson police chief apologizes to Michael Brown’s parents

Ferguson police chief apologizes to Michael Brown’s parents

Ferguson, Missouri, Police Chief Thomas Jackson apologized Thursday to the parents of Michael Brown, as well as to any peaceful protesters who feel he didn’t do “enough to protect their constitutional right to protest.”

Specifically, he apologized that it took investigating officers four hours to remove Brown’s body from the street after Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot him last month.

“I’m truly sorry for the loss of your son. I’m also sorry that it took so long to remove Michael …

September 25, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Mexico shock as kidnapped lawmaker killed, burned

Mexico shock as kidnapped lawmaker killed, burned

A Mexican federal lawmaker was killed and burned after being abducted in broad daylight, authorities confirmed Wednesday, shocking his ruling party amid government assurances that violence is down.

Deputy Gabriel Gomez Michel was driving to the airport in the western state of Jalisco on Monday when a clutch of cars intercepted his sport-utility vehicle, authorities said.

The 49-year-old former pediatrician’s body was found early Tuesday in the neighboring state of Zacatecas inside the charred remains of his SUV, alongside the …

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‘Django Unchained’ actress defends not giving ID to cop

‘Django Unchained’ actress defends not giving ID to cop

“Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts defended her refusal to show her ID to Los Angeles police before they handcuffed her last week.

The African-American actress and her white boyfriend accused police of racism for questioning them in what they said was only a public display of affection.

“I believe in America and what it stands for,” Watts said Monday in an interview on CNN’s “New Day.”

Police responded to a citizen complaint that “a male white and female black were involved …

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No Good Deed (2014)

No Good Deed (2014)

MPAA Rating: PG-13

In No Good Deed, a former lawyer who specialized in cases of violence against women unwittingly welcomes into her home an escaped convict with a history of terrorizing female victims. By the time this ex-con, named Colin (Idris Elba), charms his way into Terri’s (Taraji P. Henson) Pottery Barn catalog of a home, the audience is already well aware of his brutality. On the eve of his parole hearing at the beginning of the movie, a …

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To make the most of a workout, experts say set the proper pace

To make the most of a workout, experts say set the proper pace

Whether the goal is to finish a marathon, polish a tennis game or make the most of that hour at the gym, fitness experts say pacing can spell the difference between success and stagnation.

Setting the proper workout pace, or the distribution of energy during exercise, deflects boredom and fatigue, syncs body and mind, and enables the everyday exerciser to keep pushing the envelope.

Dr. Kevin G. Thompson, author of “Pacing: Individual Strategies for Optimal Performance,” believes how people prepare …

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Texas abortion law could send women across borders

Texas abortion law could send women across borders

Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso in far West Texas, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work. But getting an abortion doesn’t require leaving town.

That could change if a federal judge upholds new Texas rules that would ban abortions at 18 clinics starting Sept. 1, including only one that offers the procedure in El Paso, where one of the toughest anti-abortion laws in the U.S. …

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Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

After more than six weeks in limbo, NASCAR star Tony Stewart finally got the news he had been hoping for.

A grand jury that heard testimony from more than two dozen witnesses, including accident reconstruction experts and drivers, and looked at photographs and video decided against bringing criminal charges against Stewart for the death of 20-year-old sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. during an Aug. 9 race.

That doesn’t mean it’s over.

A few hours after Ontario County District Attorney Michael …

September 25, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

ESPN suspends Simmons 3 weeks for NFL comments

ESPN suspends Simmons 3 weeks for NFL comments

ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons for three weeks after he repeatedly called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar during a profane tirade on a podcast.

ESPN announced the suspension Wednesday.

”Every employee must be accountable to ESPN and those engaged in our editorial operations must also operate within ESPN’s journalistic standards,” ESPN said in a statement. ”Bill Simmons did not meet those obligations in a recent podcast, and as a result we have suspended him for three weeks.”

Simmons’ podcast was …

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Reviews

Infinity Q70: Flagship of Luxury

Infinity Q70: Flagship of Luxury

The Infiniti Q70 — previously known as the M (or the M37 or M56) — doesn’t just serve as a very...

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2015 GMC Yukon

2015 GMC Yukon

Updated powertrains, new fold-flat rear seats, and a sharper, trimmer look make the 2015 GMC Yukon the most impressive Yukon yet,...

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2014 Chevrolet Malibu

2014 Chevrolet Malibu

The Chevrolet Malibu mid-size sedan received a welcome redesign in 2013, but with a slew of excellent contenders in the segment–including...

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Other News

Ferguson police chief apologizes to Michael Brown’s parents

Ferguson, Missouri, Police Chief Thomas Jackson apologized Thursday to the parents of Michael Brown, as...

Sep 25, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

After more than six weeks in limbo, NASCAR star Tony Stewart finally got the news...

Sep 25, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Mexico shock as kidnapped lawmaker killed, burned

A Mexican federal lawmaker was killed and burned after being abducted in broad daylight, authorities...

Sep 25, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Hannah Graham case suspect denied bond

A Texas judge Thursday ordered Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of University of...

Sep 25, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to...

Sep 17, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Feds launch policing bias study

Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a...

Sep 17, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

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