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NFL Draft 2015: Updated Mock Draft Ahead of Conference Championships

Link to Media<p>Thank the football gods for the NFL draft, because there is a long football-less offseason ahead of us after two conference championship clashes and the Super Bowl.<p>With every team in the league focused on the draft except for the four remaining playoff squads, it is officially draft …

NFL

Successful El Capitan climber: Find your own Dawn Wall

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nineteen days. Three thousand feet of some of the hardest climbing in the world. And just their bare hands and sticky-soled shoes to get them up the granite-faced monster known as the Dawn Wall.<p>Many other people had climbed El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. None of them ever reached the …

Climbing

Arizona cop's body cam captures fatal encounter with suspect

Newly released video captured by an Arizona police officer’s body camera captures the chilling moment when a deranged suspect drew a gun and fired the bullet that killed the officer last month.<p>Rookie Flagstaff Police Officer Tyler Stewart’s camera caught the entire, deadly encounter with Robert …

“I was never a white supremacist”: The chilling return of David Duke

The hatemonger is using the Scalise scandal to jumpstart his career — and the media is giving him a platform<p>The recent scandal that erupted over Rep. Steve Scalise’s speaking appearance before David Duke’s white-supremacist organization, the European-American Union and Rights Organization (EURO), …

ISIS control of Syria reportedly expands since start of US-led airstrikes

The Islamic State terror group reportedly has increased the amount of territory they control in Syria as the U.S.-led bombing campaign approaches its four-month anniversary.<p>The Wall Street Journal, citing U.S. government and independent assessments, say that the Islamic State, commonly known as …

San Francisco 49ers: New Head Coach Jim Tomsula a Tough Sell for Jed York

Link to Media<p>This is what the San Francisco 49ers have decided: Whenever you can fire a coach who has sent you to the NFC Championship Game for three seasons in a row and replace him with a coach with a career 6-4 record in NFL Europe, you have to make that change.<p>The 49ers have decided that Jim …

Football (U.S.)

Terror suspect arrested outside Ohio gun store

CINCINNATI — Tom Willingham didn't know what to think when the FBI approached him about helping them arrest someone they suspected of wanting to commit a terrorist act on U.S. soil.<p>"Nobody knew enough to be scared," said Willingham, president and CEO of Point Blank Range & Gun Shop. "We knew (law …

Terrorism

The Cavaliers are reportedly ignoring play calls from their coaching staff

Play calls from Cleveland's coaching staff are apparently being ignored by the team's players.<p>The Cleveland Cavaliers have a lot of issues these days, but an apparent disconnect between the team's players and coaches stands near the top of the list. As the Cavaliers have sunk to a disappointing …

Basketball

Substitute teacher goes on trial in the US for showing explicit horror film to pupils

A supply teacher has gone on trial accused of causing harm by screening a graphic horror movie featuring scenes of explicit sex and violence to teenage students in Columbus, Ohio.<p>Sheila Kearns, 58, showed the 2013 comedy horror The ABCs of Death to students in five Spanish classes ranging in age …

Horror

What The Hell Is Going On With Josh Trank’s Reboot Of ‘Fantastic Four’?

Given the history of the film franchise, from the awful Roger Corman version to the more recent critically-panned efforts, people aren’t exactly thrilled by the idea of a fresh <i>Fantastic Four</i> reboot. Set to hit theaters on August 7, the new attempt is directed by <i>Chronicle</i>’s Josh Trank and stars Kate …

Grand Theft Auto V in 4K shows why the PC version’s delay to March is worth the wait

Grand Theft Auto V was supposed to hit the PC this month — but not anymore.<p>Developer Rockstar Games announced today that Grand Theft Auto V won’t debut on PC until March 24. That equates to about a two-month delay for the open-world crime game, which was originally supposed to hit PC on Jan. 27. …

The Best Video Game Console Of 2014

2014 was a year dominated by news stories about the war between two consoles: Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4.<p>The competition between these two systems dominated the conversation last year. Gamers and game writers alike tuned in eagerly to see which console would win the NPD sales …

Retrogaming

Colts linebacker charged with rape

<b>(CNN) —</b> Indianapolis Colts backup linebacker Josh McNary has been charged with felony rape, a spokeswoman for the Marion County, Indiana, Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday.<p>McNary, 26, was in police custody late Wednesday at the Marion County Jail, a booking log on the jail website said.<p>McNary was …

Crime

The Most Disappointing Video Games Of 2014

2014 was a decent year for video games, but it was also a year filled with disappointments.<p>The following games aren’t necessarily the <i>worst</i> games of 2014. Indeed, some even made the Forbes Best Video Games of 2014 list.<p>There were some undeniably bad games released in 2014, but this list is comprised …

CES