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Police officer who brutally pummeled homeless grandmother could face “serious charges”

<b>(ncbla.com)</b><p>The California Highway Patrol turns over its criminal investigation Los Angeles County district attorney<p>Ian Blair<p>August 21, 2014 5:05pm (UTC)<p>The officer who mounted and repeatedly punched a homeless grandmother in the face on the side of the I-10 Freeway in July could face “potentially …

Voice-Based Social Media Platform Bubbly Acquired By Altruist Group

Bubbly, the voice-based social media network, has been acquired by India-based Altruist, which provides telecom services in Europe, Africa, and Asia. The terms of the deal were undisclosed. Bubbly, which was known as Bubble Motion before rebranding last year, raised a total of $39 million, and …

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Polaris Slingshot 3-Wheel Roadster Looks Like An Automobile

Polaris has unleashed <b>Slingshot</b>, an awesome, jaw dropping, 3-wheel roadster to celebrate the company 60 years of innovation. This vehicle has been …

Unions Split, Take Sides After Ferguson

While the progressive movement rallies around Michael Brown, some service unions and police unions are dividing.<p>WASHINGTON — This weekend, local organized labor will rally in support of Michael Brown — and local organized labor will keep working in support of the police and Darren Wilson, the man …

Alaska requests greater involvement in oversight of large B.C. gold mine

The state of Alaska has taken the rare step of asking the Canadian government for greater involvement in the approval and regulation of a controversial mine in northwestern British Columbia amid growing concern that the project could threaten American rivers and fish.<p>Alaska's Department of Natural …

Garrett Richards to have surgery for torn patellar tendon, out 6-9 months

Angels right-hander Garrett Richards will have surgery to repair a torn left knee patellar tendon next week. He will be out 6-9 months.<p>Angels …

Ace Bayou Recalls 2.2 Million Beanbag Chairs After Two Deaths

WASHINGTON Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:07am EDT<p>(Reuters) - Ace Bayou Corp is recalling about 2.2 million beanbag chairs after the suffocation deaths of two children, the company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Friday.<p>Zippers on the chairs can be opened and children can crawl inside, …

Is Obama heading toward airstrikes in Syria?

After three years of avoiding it, President Barack Obama finds himself being pushed toward military action in Syria.<p>Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey both made clear that defeating Islamic State jihadists' rampage through northern Iraq would require going …

U.N. Slams World Leaders Over Inaction in Syria as Death Toll Surpasses 191,000

The United Nations said Friday that more than 191,000 people have been killed in Syria since the country’s civil war began in March 2011, as a top …

Firefighters Seriously Injured in Ice Bucket Challenge Gone Awry

A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck’s ladder got too …

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Reddit Asked: Can Sex Affect the Size of Your Vagina?

The final answer on one of the web's burning questions.<p>Have an embarrassing sex question? Chances are someone else has already asked it on Reddit (or hey, maybe that was you!). Known as "the front page of the internet," Reddit is where web-savvy people crowdsource answers to pretty much any …

Old Coders: When Programming Is a Second Career

Liz Beigle-Bryant took her first programming class, BASIC, in 1973. At the time, computers were part of the math departments instead of the …

AT&T to FCC: Give the TV Stations What They Want

TV sta­tions have found an un­likely ally in their leg­al fight with the Fed­er­al Com­mu­nic­a­tions Com­mis­sion: AT&T.<p>The TV broad­casters and …

Hands On With Instapan: Transform Panos into Instagram Video

The allure of panoramas continues unabated. But if you’re an Instagram habitué, no doubt you’ve been frustrated by its lackluster treatment of the gorgeous panoramas shot with your iPhone.<p>Instapan for iPhone not only lets you post your full panoramas via Instagram, it converts them into short …

Are we in a mobile app glut? Report says most US phone owners aren’t downloading apps

Did you download any apps to your smartphone this month? Chances are, you didn’t, says research firm ComScore. The company published a report showing …

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