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Authorities review video of fatal parking lot run-in

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sheriff's investigators Saturday were reviewing a video of an incident in which hip-hop music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight hit two …

Rap & Hip-Hop

What Jay Z's $56M Bid On Swedish Streaming Service Means For His Empire

Jay Z isn’t the world’s most tech-oriented musician, and he’s never been shy about that fact. He has no verified Instagram account, rarely tweets and once bragged: “Might crash ya internet / And I ain’t even into that!”<p>So the news that he placed a $56 million bid on Aspiro, the Swedish parent …

Music Industry

Don't Let Your Camera Ruin Your Photography

New cameras are great. Whether you’re a beginner about to purchase your first “serious” camera, or an enthusiast or pro looking to make a significant …

Photography

insanity-and-vanity:

<i>I think I saw you in my dreams</i>

Diana Ross shopping in NYC, 1965

Diana Ross shopping in NYC, 1965

Don't Buy A DSLR

Just getting into photography? Great! When you're looking for a camera, keep on walking past those DSLRs--as of now, their moment is over.<p>You want to get more into photography. You've got somewhere between a few and several hundred dollars to spend on a camera. You want to learn a little bit about …

Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang to cost $52,995?

The 2015 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang was one of the shining stars of this year's Los Angeles Auto Show. And the Blue Oval's latest muscle car might even have reason to burn a little brighter if a recent rumor about its price proves true. Best of all are rumors that an even more potent version of the …

Secret British role in halting Isil 'massacre' in Lebanon

Clandestine British squad worked at speed to coordinate huge effort to build 12 towers along Syrian border to prevent town from falling to Isil forces<p>A British team has secretly saved a Christian town in Lebanon from advancing Isil forces by constructing a network of watchtowers, The Telegraph can …

Middle East

SEEING THROUGH THE HEART

Project info<p>This series is about the sense of place. I am working to make images that convey what I see. This incorporates the feelings through which my vision is filtered. I do not see things crisp and sharp but rather through layers of experiencing in the moment. The wind blowing, the temperature …

Spirituality

Egypt closes schools in Sinai towns as area inches toward open war

ISMAILIA Egypt (Reuters) - Egypt has indefinitely shut schools in two border towns in northern Sinai as the army prepares to intensify a battle with Islamist militants that turned the daily trip to lessons into a “journey of death”.<p>Smoke rises as a house is blown up during a military operation by …

South Africa Considers Halting All Emirates Flight Over Route Dispute

South Africa will hold talks with the United Arab Emirates about a disputed fourth daily Emirates airline flight to Johannesburg from Dubai that the …

Islamic State attacks Iraq provincial capital: officials

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters attacked a government complex in the heart of an Iraqi provincial capital on Friday, local officials said, in an apparently coordinated effort to seize full control of the city.<p>Militant Islamist fighters waving flags, travel in vehicles as they take part …

5 Cool Things About the 2016 Mustang Shelby GT350's Flat-Crank V-8

Ford finally unveiled its new Mustang Shelby GT350 track scalpel this week, and the car is packed with tons of interesting details—but none as tantalizing as the Blue Oval’s first-ever flat-plane-crankshaft engine, a 5.2-liter screamer of a V-8.<p>We still don’t know some of the most important …

Sports Cars

Venice to ban wheeled suitcases | CNN Travel

Isis Dragging Arab World Back to the Dark Ages, says Queen Rania of Jordan

Islamic State (Isis) fanatics are dragging the Arabic world back to the Dark Ages and Arabs do nothing at their peril, Queen Rania of Jordan has …

Majority Of Americans Think Watching ISIS Beheadings Is Disrespectful To The Victims

The Islamic State has released five videos since August depicting the gruesome beheadings of hostages from the United States and England. The most recent one showed 15 minutes of grisly attacks against Syrian soldiers before zooming in on the decapitated corpse of American aid worker Abdul-Rahman …

At least 45 dead in 'despicable' Boko Haram attack

Militants destroyed houses and burnt vehicles in a "wicked and despicable" act which took place in a village in Borno state according to the chairman of the local government<p>At least 45 people were killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, officials and witnesses said on …

Africa

Anger over Israel mayor's ban on Arab workers

An Israeli mayor’s decision to bar Israeli-Arab construction workers from jobs in local preschools over security concerns has triggered widespread condemnation with a rights group calling it racist.<p>Itamar Shimoni, the mayor of the southern city of Ashkelon, announced on Thursday that Israeli-Arab …

U.S. Transfers Five Guantanamo Detainees to Europe

The U.S. flew five men held at the naval prison camps at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to new homes in Slovakia and the country of Georgia on Thursday, the Defense Department said Thursday, bringing the number of detainees down to 143 from a onetime high of almost 800.<p>The Pentagon announced the transfers …

U.S. Army

ISIS Militants Attack Iraqi Provincial Capital of Ramadi: Officials

BAGHDAD — ISIS fighters attacked a government complex in the heart of an Iraqi provincial capital on Friday, local officials said, in an apparently coordinated effort to seize full control of the city. Gunmen fired from rooftops at buildings in Ramadi housing the Anbar governorate offices and …

Sunni Islam

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Video

Since the new Mustang hit the streets this summer, the Z/28-haters have been wondering—when’s the real muscle car going to show up? Ford has an …

Sports Cars

Sebastian Vettel Replaces Fernando Alonso At Ferrari: Official

Ferrari has finally confirmed what everyone has already known for some time, that four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel will replace …

We need to talk about the 2016 Jaguar F-TYPE

Some cars at the LA Auto Show 2014 are all-new and clearly changed in their entirety; others, like the Jaguar F-TYPE R AWD look at first glance to …

Obama to Announce Executive Action on Immigration Thursday

President Barack Obama will make an announcement about his expected executive action on immigration on Thursday evening.<p>In a video posted on Facebook, the president said that the current immigration system is "broken" and that he will address "the things that I can do with my lawful authority as …

Immigration

Project: Architectural

Remember back in school when they gave us <i>Aptitude Tests</i> to determine how best we could serve society? Well, mine said I should be an Architect...but …