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The Dukes of Oxy: How a Band of Teen Wrestlers Built a Smuggling Empire

The gutted teddy bears were tossed everywhere, the slit carcasses and polyester innards strewn on the floor and kitchen table along with tens of …

What's at Stake in Tikrit

The latest campaign against ISIS is also a contest between Iran and the U.S. for influence in Iraq.<p>An American-led coalition launched 17 airstrikes in Iraq late Wednesday night, hammering Islamic State positions in the northern city of Tikrit. President Barack Obama reportedly approved the U.S. …

Technology startups collect billions of dollars and sit on the sidelines

Niklas Östberg's startup has raised so many rounds of funding that he has almost lost track.<p>"I think officially we're probably on Series, oh, did we …

When Christians Love Their Religion More Than Their God

Instead of promoting Christ, Christians often promote …<p><i>their</i> theology<p><i>their</i> culture<p><i>their</i> values<p><i>their</i> creeds<p><i>their</i> traditions<p><i>their</i> spiritual</i> …

The California-Colorado Cannabis War

One’s got the biggest market for legal pot, but the states with smarter regulation could have the edge.<p>Oakland-based Auntie Dolores is a well-known brand in the country’s biggest legal cannabis state. The company has been making cannabis-infused edibles, like brownies and pretzels, for California’s …

The Nitty-Gritty Truth About Loans From Family and Friends

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you heard of FFF money? The FFF stands for family, friends and fools. Many new entrepreneurs receive the initial funding for their businesses from people close to them, causing these relationships to start sliding toward …

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NYPD, FBI issue alerts after ISIS puts out video calling for attacks on law enforcement

The nation's largest police force is on high alert after ISIS re-released a propaganda video urging the murder of "intelligence officers, police officers, soldiers and civilians" in the U.S., a development federal law enforcement agencies as well as the NYPD took seriously, given recent events -- …

The new clash over cannabis

Rising tensions between states over pot put pressure on Obama to act.<p>The Obama administration and many congressional Republicans have been loath to go anywhere near the experiment with marijuana legalization in Colorado and other states. But pressure is mounting on Washington to take a stand on …

Alleged Silk Road kingpin gets his day in court

Over a year ago, the feds took down an unregulated online marketplace commonly dubbed "eBay for drugs." Now, they're going after the man they believe is the site's mastermind.<p>This week, the trial for Ross Ulbricht, the man the U.S. government accuses of running underground forum Silk Road, will …

Mom Gets 25 Years For Encouraging Boyfriend To Sexually Assault 4-Month-Old Daughter

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri mother has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for encouraging her boyfriend to sexually assault her 4-month-old daughter in an attack that later killed the child.<p>The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1Kw6KNc ) reports that 26-year-old Jessica Lynn Howell, of …

Divers to inspect Hoegh Osaka cargo ship

Ship refloated and has been towed to secure position<p>Divers are expected to begin inspecting the Hoegh Osaka on Thursday before an operation is launched to pump water from the ship.<p>The ship, which became stranded on a sandbank near a busy shipping lane, refloated on the high tide and was towed two …