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Police union threatens 'surprise' for Quentin Tarantino

NEW YORK (AP) — The executive director of the largest police union in the country is threatening a "surprise" for Quentin Tarantino after the director drew its ire for comments about police brutality.<p>Jim Pasco of the Fraternal Order of Police told the Hollywood Reporter on Thursday that the union …

Bill de Blasio

Damselfish in Distress Release Chemicals That Summon More Enemies

In the finale <i>Jurassic World</i>—and spoiler warning for anyone who hasn’t seen it—Bryce Dallas Howard’s character uses a flare to summon a <i>Tyrannosaurus,</i> which then battles the film’s main antagonist <i>Indominus rex</i>. As the two predators duke it out, the humans escape.<p>A similar strategy plays out in the …

Star Wars' Latest Trailer Has Tons of New Footage

The <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> preview for Asian markets has fans excited about new footage unseen in previous trailers.<p>In the latest version, the …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

NBA Expert Picks and Best Bets: Warriors are favored by how many?

The Golden State Warriors have a monster line to cover, plus Lakers looking for first win, and Wizards challenging Boston.<p>Our NBA …

College Sports

Anonymous leaks identities of 350 alleged Ku Klux Klan members

List of names and social media accounts mentioned alleged FBI informants and those who already publicly identify as members of white supremacist group<p>The hacking collective Anonymous has begun its promised leak of the identities of members of the Ku Klux Klan with a data dump of the names of more …

Rights & Freedoms
North Africa

Obama administration rejects Keystone XL oil pipeline | Ars Technica

Opponents get symbolic victory after years of uncertainty.<p>After years of public controversy over the proposed construction of the Keystone XL …


Murray plays down concerns over back

Nov 6, 2015<p>Andy Murray played down any injury concerns over his back after battling past Richard Gasquet to reach his first Paris Masters …


Treasury Bond Yields Jump After Jobs Data

Prices of U.S. government debt fell Friday, sending the yield on the two-year note to the highest level in more than five years, as the latest employment report bolstered investors' expectations of a possible Federal Reserve interest-rate increase in December.<p>The yield on the benchmark 10-year …

U.S. and Russia Sending Weapons to Syria Best-Suited for Shooting at Each Other

Those heartbreaking stories of a youngster killed by a parent’s wayward gun can lead one to wonder: what the heck was Dad thinking? Yet something …

Middle East