Amy Nicole Wyllie

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Senator wants all US cops to wear video cameras

Ferguson teen's shooting death may dramatically expand the surveillance society.<p>Claire McCaskill, the Democratic senator from Missouri, says police …

Hamas put activists under house arrest, Fatah says as crackdown feared

Gaza's ruling Hamas placed dozens of activists from the rival Fatah movement under house arrest during the Gaza war and shot several in the legs for not staying indoors, Fatah officials said Monday.<p>One of the shooting victims told Associated Press that masked gunmen shot him in both legs in the …

Sides in Gaza talks dig in as cease-fire end looms

North Dakota rejects challenge to state's ban on gay marriage

North Dakota’s attorney general rejected calls to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage on Friday, arguing the state cannot have “two mutually exclusive marriage institutions”.<p>In the filing, led by the North Dakota governor, Jack Dalrymple, and Wayne Stenehjem, the attorney general, the …

Custom rainbow 'Gaystation' is being auctioned to support an LGBTQ network

Swedish electronics retailer Webhallen is auctioning a custom-painted PlayStation 4 in honor of the Stockholm Pride Festival. The console is rainbow striped and emblazoned with a pixel heart. The 500 GB PS4, dubbed "The Sony Gaystation 4," also comes with four games.<p>The description on Webhallen's …

33 Dead, 130 Injured in China Knife-Wielding Spree

World<p>A group of knife-wielding men attacked a train station in southwestern China on Saturday, killing at least 29 people and injuring more than 130 others in what Chinese officials called a terrorist strike, the official Xinhua News Agency said.<p>Four of the attackers were also shot dead and only …

Deaf Man Allegedly Beaten, Tasered By Police After Trying To Use Sign Language

Police officers in Southern California are under fire for allegations that they beat, shocked and arrested a deaf man who was trying to use sign language to communicate with them.<p>Jonathan Meister, a deaf and non-verbal resident of Manhattan Beach, Calif., claims that the Hawthorne Police Department …

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Pentagon: American Flags Must Be 100% American

American flags purchased by the Department of Defense must now be 100% produced and sourced in the United States, according to rules that went into …

Why Dads Matter

A third of American children are growing up in homes without their biological fathers.<p>MIDVALE, Utah — Jordan Ott was the third of his mother’s six children, born over the course of four marriages.<p>By age 8, he’d had two step-dads; his brothers and sisters had more or fewer based on birth order. Each …

Pope Francis urges new cardinals to avoid Vatican intrigue and gossip

Pope Francis has instructed his new "princes of the church" – among them Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the archbishop of Westminster – to avoid "intrigue, gossip, cliques, favouritism and partiality" as they don the Roman Catholic church's prized red biretta.<p>Speaking in St Peter's basilica a day after …

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