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Ferguson police chief expected to step down, officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, is expected to step down as part of the effort by city officials to reform the police department, according to government officials familiar with the ongoing discussions between local, state and federal officials.<p>But Chief Thomas Jackson and the …

Exiled Tinder co-founder comes back with another dating app

Earlier this year, Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe left the company after launching a sexual harassment lawsuit against her colleagues. One of the allegations leveled was that co-founder Justin Mateen stripped her of her credit because her age and gender would harm the company's brand. It looks as …

Samsung asks the US government to block NVIDIA's chips

The patent war between NVIDIA and Samsung isn't going to wind down any time soon. Samsung has backed up its countering lawsuit against NVIDIA with a US International Trade Commission complaint asking the agency to block imports of NVIDIA's GeForce graphics chips and Tegra mobile processors. While …

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 - Clip - Meeting the Crew

Katniss Everdeen finds herself in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice …

Movies

James Brown biopic Get On Up: Chadwick Boseman is the man

Watching <b>Get On Up</b>, I can’t help feeling that Chadwick Boseman, who gives an absolutely volcanic performance as funk great James Brown, might have been chafing at the bit after his last movie, 42, the story of Jackie Robinson’s erasure of the “color line” in major-league baseball. As Robinson, …

Shailene Woodley in talks to star in Oliver Stone's Snowden film

Shailene Woodley is in talks to play Edward Snowden’s girlfriend, Lindsay Mills, in Oliver Stone’s upcoming film about the NSA whistleblower, according to the Hollywood Reporter.<p>The star of blockbuster dystopian sci-fi saga Divergent and hit weepie romance The Fault in Our Stars is tipped to appear …

'Dumb and Dumber To' tops the box office

Jim Carrey is back on top, reports Variety.<p>The comedian has struggled at the box office in recent years, but by revisiting one of his most beloved comedies two decades after it hit screens, Carrey has scored his biggest hits in years with “Dumb and Dumber To.” The cinematic adventures of a pair of …

Sweden considers adding 'sexism' ratings to video games

In a world where 52 percent of gamers are female, it seems odd that women get such a rough treatment in so many games. That's what prompted Dataspelsbranchen, Sweden's game industry trade group, to ponder adding a sexism rating next to age and content ratings on newly-released titles. According to</i> …