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Egypt turmoil: Seven killed in Cairo clashes

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/995000/995136_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524669069_d11f6eca9e4dde64a7140fcf46de69d1<p><b>Seven people have been killed in Cairo in overnight clashes between security forces and supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi.</b><p>Police …

14 arrested after Zimmerman verdict protest in L.A. turns violent

Los Angeles police arrested 14 people overnight for failing to disperse after hundreds of protesters splintered off a peaceful demonstration in the Crenshaw district and began stomping cars and breaking windows.<p>“It started off as a peaceful protest at Leimert Park,” said<p>LAPDOfficer Bruce Borihanh. …

Florida Man Who Woke Up Speaking Swedish Is ID'd By Sister

One of the odder stories of the day is that of 61-year-old Michael Boatwright, "a Florida man who awoke speaking only Swedish, with no memory of his past, after he was found unconscious four months ago at a Southern California motel," as The Associated Press writes.<p>Now, <i>The Desert Sun</i> in Palm …

On the Red Couch with Paper Magazine Founder David Hershkovits

Inside Flipboard / June 27, 2013<p>When David Hershkovits founded Paper Magazine with Kim Hastreiter in 1984, it was, literally, a piece of paper. The …