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Former Das Racist Rapper Heems is Back with a Fiery New Track, "Sometimes" - PAPER

Heems is gearing up to release his first commercial solo LP after a string of self-released mixtapes. The first single off the upcoming album, <i>Eat, Pray Thug</i>, is the excellent track "Sometimes," in which the former Das Racist rapper meditates on his heritage and identity. He explains:<p>"'Sometimes' is …

First on CNN: France tells U.S. Paris suspect trained with al Qaeda in Yemen

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Western intelligence officials are scrambling to learn more about possible travel of the two Paris terror attack suspects, brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi, with new information suggesting one of the brothers recently spent time in Yemen associating with al Qaeda in that country, …

Rising rap star Lil Snupe found shot dead in Louisiana

Meek Mill protege had released first official mixtape in April.<p>Police are investigating the shooting death of rising rap star Lil Snupe, 18, who was shot twice in the torso in Winnfield, La. The rapper, who was a protégé of Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill, was pronounced dead at the scene after …

Maine gov sorry for crude 'Vaseline' remark

Maine Gov. Paul LePage has a history of making comments that draw headlines and make people scratch their heads. Now, the Republican who is up for re-election next year is apologizing for a crude remark directed at a Democratic legislator.<p>LePage told TV interviewers Thursday that state Sen. Troy …

Ex-Enron CEO Skilling's resentenced to 14 years

Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling — serving a 24-year prison term for his role in the once-mighty energy giant's collapse — was resentenced to 14 years Friday as part of a court-ordered reduction and a separate agreement with prosecutors.<p>The reduction brought a long-delayed conclusion to one of the …

Lawyer accused of misconduct resigns from BP case

A lawyer working to administer settlements related to the April 2010 fatal explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon off the Louisiana coast has resigned amid allegations of misconduct.<p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A lawyer working for the administrator overseeing a multibillion-dollar settlement from the 2010 BP …

Ex-Border Patrol agents get at least 30 years

Two brothers and Border Patrol agents are sentenced for smuggling immigrants into the U.S.<p>SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday sentenced two former Border Patrol agents to at least 30 years in prison for running a ring that smuggled more than 500 illegal immigrants into the United States.<p>U.S. …

Duct Taped, Sodomized & Ostracized: Colo. Town Turns on 13-Year-Old Alleged Sexual Assault Victim

First, reports say, they cornered him on an empty school bus.<p>Then they bound him with duct tape.<p>Then the three upperclassmen from Norwood (Colo.) Public Schools purportedly sodomized the younger, smaller boy with a pencil.<p>But that life-altering nightmare at the state high-school wrestling …

Armed Thug Threatens Ariz. Man and His Wife – But It Wasn’t the Homeowner Who Needed Help

(KTVK)<p>An Arizona homeowner shot an armed man who broke into his Sun City home early Friday morning, Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies said. The suspect was able to elude authorities for hours after being shot but was apprehended at a local golf course.<p>The armed suspect, identified as 33-year-old …

IRS Sent $46 Million in Tax Refunds to 23,994 ‘Unauthorized’ Aliens — All at the SAME Address in Atlanta

Demonstrators with the Tea Party protest the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting of the Tea Party and similar groups during a rally called ‘Audit the IRS’ outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 19, 2013. Credit: AFP/Getty Images<p>The IRS sent more than $46 million in tax refunds to …

Email Sent by Michael Hastings Hours Before His Death Mentions ‘Big Story’ and a Need to ‘Go Off the Radar’

In an email sent hours before his death in a fiery single-car crash in Los Angeles Tuesday, award-winning journalist Michael Hastings reportedly wrote that he was working on a “big story” and was going to “go off the radar for a bit.”<p>The subject of the email was “FBI investigation re: NSA,” KTLA …

Former Border Patrol agents sentenced to 30 years in immigrant smuggling case

SAN DIEGO -- A federal judge on Friday sentenced two former Border Patrol agents to at least 30 years in prison for running a ring that smuggled more than 500 illegal immigrants into the United States.<p>U.S. District Court Judge John Houston sentenced Raul Villarreal to 35 years in prison for being …

Enron’s Skilling gets more than 10 years cut off sentence

Image 1of/50<p>Caption<p>Close<p>The long-running battle between federal prosecutors and former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling formally came to an end Friday when …

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GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world's communications

Britain's spy agency GCHQ has secretly gained access to the network of cables which carry the world's phone calls and internet traffic and has …

Food Network 'will not renew Paula Deen's contract'

Food Network has issued a statement saying it will not renew the contract for Paula Deen, who has been embroiled in controversy over the last several days after she admitted to using racial slurs in the past and failed to show up for a scheduled interview on TODAY Friday.<p>“Food Network will not …