Yashika Copeland

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How Samsung Got Big

The cellphones were stacked up high in the Gumi factory yard and more were coming out every minute. Phones, TVs, fax machines, and other gear shattered as it hit the concrete and Samsung CEO Kun-hee Lee and his board cracked the screens and cases with heavy hammers. Then they lit a bonfire and …

Google ordered to hand private customer data over to FBI investigators

A US judge has ordered Google to comply with FBI secret demands for customer data, despite earlier ruling the warrantless orders …

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10 dead, 10 wounded in shooting at Texas high school, explosives found on campus<p>Bodycam video shows EMT repeatedly punch restrained teenager<p>Alyssa …

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Illinois gay marriage bill won't pass House this session

SPRINGFIELD --- A showdown vote on legalizing gay marriage in Illinois never materialized Friday as lawmakers adjourned, dashing the high hopes of supporters who believed that after years of disappointment they were finally on the verge of making history.<p>For weeks, Illinois appeared to be poised to …

Nukes In My Backyard - No Big Deal

It’s final – nuclear power plants do not have any effect on cancer rates for those living near them. Period. So, do we have to keep proving this over and over?<p>A very complete and meticulous study by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) on populations living near three of Ontario’s nuclear …

12 dead in aftermath of tornadoes, floods

The death toll has jumped to 12 in the aftermath of a swarm of destructive twisters that tore through the Midwest, killing seven adults and two children in Oklahoma and causing three deaths in Missouri blamed on flooding.<p>Floodwaters also proved deadly in Oklahoma, where a 4-year-old girl died after …

Istanbul Erupts In Violence After Protests Against Razing Of Gezi Park

A small protest against the razing of a popular public park has spiraled into widespread demonstrations against Turkey’s government. Mike Giglio …