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Taxis Block D.C. Traffic in Protest of Uber, Lyft

Tech News<p>Taxi drivers protesting app-based car services are blocking traffic in downtown D.C. Wednesday afternoon.<p>Read more here.

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Animal Rights Protests Erupt Over Dog Exposed to Ebola

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CDC confirms first case of Ebola in US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed on Tuesday that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case diagnosed in the United States.<p>The patient left Liberia on September 19 and arrived in the United States on September 20, CDC …

Suspect in co-worker's beheading was recently released from probation

A man suspected of beheading a woman he worked with and stabbing another was a convicted felon who had been released from probation this year, Oklahoma corrections officials confirmed Thursday.<p>Alton Nolen, 30, was released from probation in April, earlier than the original 2017 date, said Jerry …

David Zinn’s Quirky Chalk and Charcoal Characters on the Streets of Ann Arbor | Colossal

<p>Since 1987, artist and illustrator David Zinn has stalked the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, creating temporary illustrations with chalk and …

American Matthew Miller starts North Korean prison sentence; photo released

The American held in North Korea, Matthew Miller, begins his six-year sentence of hard labor on Thursday.<p>A North Korean government official released a photo of Miller, taken on Wednesday. Dressed in a blue-gray prison garment with the number 107 and his head shaved, Miller is seen with his eyes …

US federal prison population drops for the first time since 1980

The federal prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has gone down, according to the Justice Department.<p>In a speech scheduled Tuesday in New York City, Attorney General Eric Holder planned to say that the Justice …

Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in U.S. prison

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A seemingly unrepentant Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday in New York following his conviction on terrorism charges.<p>Suleiman Abu Ghaith (R) stands with his attorney Stanley Cohen (C) in front of U.S. District Judge …