Kavin James

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Matt Drudge Delivers Grave Warning to America on Social Media, Current State of the Internet

Internet-news mogul Matt Drudge heavily criticized the current state of the Internet Tuesday, warning in an Alex Jones radio interview that corporations have confined the American people into their “playgrounds.”<p>“I am not on Facebook. I don’t do the socials. I have that little Twitter thing — even …

'Cyber banging' drives new generation of gang violence

Crime in the city continues to rise and gang violence in South Los Angeles accounts for much of that.<p>The<p>LAPDhas been trying to settle things down, but flooding the area with officers hasn't worked. Neither has relying on veteran gang members to manage rivalries. Or pleading with residents to report …

“You think the f*cking Tea Party determines public policy?”: Dick Gregory on racism, the 1 percent and why black Americans are angry at the wrong people

“White American racists were more vicious than Hitler,” activist and comedian Dick Gregory tells Salon<p>Dick Gregory’s had a long, rich and strange life as an entertainer and activist. I hadn’t heard of him before I started talking with Andre Gaines, a film producer and lifelong Dick Gregory fan who …

Middle America Waking Up to a Mexican Cartel Heroin Nightmare

When most Americans hear the word heroin, they probably imagine a junkie underneath a highway overpass or an aging rock star with a needle sticking …

Hackers stole 5.6 million government fingerprints - more than estimated

It's becoming painfully clear that the massive theft of federal personnel records is worse than previously thought.<p>On Wednesday, the Office of Personnel Management said hackers stole 5.6 million fingerprints it had on file. That's significantly higher than the agency's original estimate of 1.1 …

The Latest: Former mayor visits scene of church shooting

EAST SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The latest on the East Selma church shooting (all times local):<p>8:30 p.m.<p>Former Selma Mayor and Ebenezer Missionary Baptist …

Teen prosecuted as adult for having naked images – of himself – on phone

A teenage boy in North Carolina has been prosecuted for having nude pictures of himself on his own mobile phone. The young man, who is now 17 but was 16 at the time the photos were discovered, had to strike a plea deal to avoid potentially going to jail and being registered as a sex …

Crime

Police: Man charged in 6 killings called van 'murder mobile'

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — An East Coast drifter accused of being a serial killer told fellow prison inmates he killed seven people in Connecticut in …

Robust Android ransomware spreading across American devices

Malware developers have been forced to code more advanced software as security measures evolve and people become more educated. They need to be a little more tricky now, and the bad news is these attackers are not really falling behind the big corporations that try to protect us. Ransomware has …

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Menaced by gangs, El Salvador's children are running for their lives

The last time Irma Avila's son was deported back to El Salvador, the officials who handed him over to her delivered a harsh rebuke: You're a terrible mother, they told her. You can't keep sending your child with the <i>coyotes</i> like this. Horrible things could happen to him on the trip to America. It's …

The best scanning apps for Android and iPhone

The days of buying a pricey dedicated scanner are long gone. Today, our high-powered smartphones can do the job faster.<p>Never bother with a scanner again. Thanks to high-quality cameras on today's top smartphones and nifty behind-the-scenes tech, scanning a document or photo with great results is as …

8 Tips For Great Range Etiquette

So you're a new gun owner planning your first trip to the shooting range. It's okay to admit the idea is a little intimidating. You're all ready to …

First wild grey wolf pack in nearly a century sighted in California

California’s first grey wolf pack since wild wolves disappeared from the state nearly a century ago has been spotted in the woods in the northern part of the state, wildlife officials said on Thursday.<p>Wolves in eastern Oregon are returning home – and it's started a culture war<p>Read more<p>The pack …

Wildlife

How to remotely control YouTube with your Android phone

Did you follow along last week’s Android customization post to figure out the details of screen pinning in Android Lollipop? I know, you likely already knew what it was all about. This week we’re diving into YouTube – specifically, using your Android phone to remotely control YouTube. This includes …

Smart TV

When my therapist dared me to sleep with her

I had been grappling with self-esteem issues all of my adult life. Lori was a godsend — until she wasn’t<p>It’s the waning moments of my fourth session with a new therapist. I’m holding back — and she knows it. My entire body feels tense, not ideal for the setting. I try to relax, but the plush …

Police Should Intervene When Other Officers Use Unlawful Force

Now that the media and the country pay attention, after shocking instances, almost everyday there are more reports of police officers having used unnecessary force, needlessly harming people. Some of these reports are of new events, which I will discuss later. Others are about events a year or two …

Solar-powered 'treehouse' has 360-degree views, Wi-Fi and beer

The ultimate off-the-grid pad is here and don't worry, it has Wi-Fi, beer and plenty of options for mood lighting.<p>Jono Williams, a plastics engineer …

Wi-Fi

Cowboys News To Your Inbox!

Tim Brown and Michael Irvin playing on the same team? It sounds like a wide receiver match made in heaven.<p>That is, unless you’re Irvin.<p>Brown, soon to …

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From Burma to Nagasaki: the man who walked through hell

Jan Bras does not like to hurt any living thing. If he spots a fly crawling across a table he will cup it carefully in his hand and release it out of the window. “I very quickly feel sorry for people or creatures,” he says, sitting on a beige sofa in the drawing room of the central London flat he …

Asia Pacific

Donald Trump Visits the US-Mexico Border in Laredo

A Reuters photographer provides a disturbingly intimate look into the Klu Klux Klan

Freelance photographer Johnny Milano recently encamped with members of the Ku Klux Klan in rural Tennessee and took a series of photos for Reuters capturing Klan members at their most candid moments.<p>Milano started photographing white supremacists in 2012 as part of a long-term documentary project. …

The KKK Stirred Up White-Hot Rage at the South Carolina Statehouse This Weekend

What do you get when you combine the KKK, angry counter-protesters, and a whole lot of Confederate flags?<p><i>All photos by</i> <i>Justin Schmitz</i><p>On Saturday, the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia played host to a fierce rally organized by the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, a North Carolina–based …

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Ku Klux Klan still thriving against backdrop of US racial tensions

Documentary shows Klan leader promoting “lethal force” by whites in Ferguson, Missouri scene of days of rioting after unarmed black teenager was shot by police last year<p>The Ku Klux Klan is flourishing and exploiting racial tension in America, according to a new behind the scenes documentary.<p>With …

This Alabama Textbook Taught the Upside to Slavery

Here's a quick reminder that even in the '70s the powerful in this country were still refusing to admit the utter and complete horror of slavery: A …

20 words you should never put on your résumé

"Nearly everyone is guilty of using buzzwords from time to time, but professionals are evaluated increasingly on their ability to communicate," says Paul McDonald, senior executive director for professional placement firm Robert Half.<p>One of the major problems with using buzzwords and terms, …

“Some of them asked if the slaves got paid”: True stories from a former plantation tour guide

The real nature of chattel slavery often eludes white Americans, former historical guide tells Salon<p>After more than 50 years of defiance and another 13 hours of legislative debate, the Legislature of South Carolina decided early on Thursday that it would finally remove the Confederate battle flag …

Slaves in their own words: Recordings of a lost world

The 13th amendment abolishing slavery was passed 150 years ago. Thanks to the Library of Congress, the voices of some of those who were emancipated can now be heard<p>Around four million slaves were freed at the end of the American Civil War in 1865. Over the generations their stories have been passed …

The deep racial division in American churches

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said that the most segregated hour in the United States was 11:00 on Sunday morning.<p>That remains just as true a half century later. Though some integration has come to the schools, the military and the workplace, white and black Americans still mostly worship apart.<p>The …

Charleston Church Shooting