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Friends: Man in NYC chokehold case 'gentle giant'

NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Garner was a familiar figure on the streets near Staten Island's ferry docks: to his friends, a congenial giant with a generous …

Montana judge publicly reprimanded for comments about rape victim

The Montana Supreme Court publicly reprimanded a Billings judge for his comments that a 14-year-old rape victim was "older than her chronological age" and "as much in control of the situation" as her rapist when he sentenced the offender to 31 days in prison. <br>District Judge G. Todd Baugh appeared …

NYC police training to be overhauled after custody death | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - All New York City police officers are expected to undergo retraining in the wake of a man’s death on a city sidewalk shortly after he was placed in a chokehold by officers, Bill Bratton, the police commissioner, said on Tuesday.<p>The dying moments of Eric Garner, 43, can be seen …

NYPD internal memo on death of Eric Garner neglects to mention officer’s chokehold

Garner died after being put in an illegal chokehold, a salient fact officers on the scene seemingly forgot<p>In a development that is sure to spark even more outrage, the New York Daily News reports that the New York Police Department's initial internal investigation into the Thursday death of Staten …

New York man dies after chokehold by police

<b>(CNN) —</b> Confronted by police trying to arrest him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes, Eric Garner raised both hands in the air and, with passive defiance, told the officers not to touch him. Seconds later, a video shows the officer behind him grab the 350-pound man in a chokehold and pull him …

Tony Dungy: Gay marriage, football 'have nothing to do with each other'

Tony Dungy appeared on the 'Dan Patrick Show' Wednesday and said gay marriage and football 'have nothing to do with each other.'<p><b>More NFL: Photos |</b> …

Apple Facing Class Action Lawsuit From 20,000 Employees Over Alleged Labor Code Violations

Apple is facing a class action lawsuit in California over a number of alleged Labor Code violations, with the company being accused of not providing timely meal breaks, timely rest breaks, and timely final paychecks, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>.<p>Plaintiffs bring this Class Action against Defendants to recover …

Hawaii's spectacular ocean waves – in pictures

Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

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Samsung Announces Galaxy Tab S With Super AMOLED Display, Multi-User Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung today introduced a new version of its Galaxy Tab, the Galaxy Tab S, at an event in New York entitled "Tab Into Color." Available in both 8.4 and 10.5-inch sizes, the Galaxy Tab S includes a high-resolution (2560 x 1600) Super AMOLED display. According to Samsung, the Tab S's display has a …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

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Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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7 Zucchini Recipes You'll Make All Summer Long

<i>Whether you're in the mood for healthy soup, a savory summer side or a sweet snack, these zucchini recipes have you covered.</i><p><b>1. Sautéed Zucchini & Cherry Tomatoes</b><p>This side dish of crisp zucchini, burst cherry tomatoes and meltingly sweet red onions sautéed in olive oil is one of those dishes where …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

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Dive In! The 20 Must-Have One-Piece Swimsuits of the Season

It's back to classics. The all-American, one-piece swimsuit is trending in full force.<p>Here's what it has going for it: The silhouette is as …

REVIEW: 24: Live Another Day

In the early years of <i>24</i>, after the 9/11 attacks, the common take was that the appeal of Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) lay in his strength: he was …