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Feds beef up response to gun violence in Chicago

Two weeks after Chicago's rampant gun violence shot back into the national spotlight with a bloody Fourth of July weekend, federal authorities are scheduled to announce Thursday that seven new ATF agents are being deployed to the city to try to help stem the violence.<p>By year end, the move will …

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Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center taken into custody hailing cab

A handcuffed prisoner from the Elgin Mental Health Center who escaped from a state vehicle Wednesday morning was captured eight hours later after he hailed a cab in Elgin, ending a manhunt that kept the community on high alert much of the day.<p>Jesse Vega, 33, also identified in court records as …

Eileen Ford, Agent Who Promoted World’s Supermodels, Dies at 92

<b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> Eileen Ford, whose eye for feminine beauty made her agency a byword for supermodels and influenced women’s fashion for …

Cloud gaming is so much more than streaming

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Cloud Gaming USA.</i><p>Cloud gaming, originally conceived as a streaming service (the Netflix for video games) has evolved to enable advanced game design at the studio level.<p>William Rhys Dekle, the senior director of worldwide business development at Microsoft Game …

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Sony Working on PS4 User Interface Improvement, New Firmware Incoming

A well known industry insider, Tidux has teased something interesting, according to him there is an update coming to PlayStation 4 in a few days. …

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Sega Networks is under enormous pressure to exceed fans' expectations with its IP

As the holder of some the most beloved franchises in video games, there is massive pressure for Sega Networks not only make fans' happy with how it handles the popular franchises but to blow expectations out of the water, president and CEO Haruki Satomi told Polygon.<p>"That is a big challenge, how to …

Supreme Court rules software patents that cover 'abstract ideas' are invalid

Software patents aren't dead, but they just took a blow. In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that a series of banking patents didn't cover a concrete software process but an abstract idea, throwing them out and potentially setting a stricter precedent for future patents.<p>Alice Corp. …

Straight Outta Compton Puts NWA on the Silver Screen

Original <b>N.W.A</b> member <b>Ice Cube</b> confirmed via Twitter that a biopic about the famous rap group from the late ’80s titled <i>Straight Outta Compton</i> is happening, but not just that—he revealed the release date and part of the cast!<p>“Finally found the cast for the NWA movie. Me, Gary Gray, Dre w/ Cube, Eazy & Dre#StraightOuttaCompton coming 8/14/15,” the rapper tweeted. The studio has assembled its leading threesome to tackle the roles of Ice Cube, <b>Dr. Dre</b> and the late <b>Eazy-E</b>. The three parties with …

This Ex-Muslim Started a Tumblr for Women Who Have Abandoned the Hijab

I talked to Hiba Krisht about the 15 years she spent wearing the Muslim head covering against her will and how Islam can hypersexualize women.<p><i>Hiba Krisht. All screenshots courtesy of interview subject</i><p>A little over a year ago, Hiba Krisht started writing about her experiences as an ex-Muslim and …

What Will We Eat In 2050?

I remember my first “American-style” fast food. Burger King opened a location in Liverpool and I went out with some friends to check it out. I remember little details like queuing at right angles to the counter rather than snaking along the wall as was typical at the local fish and chip shop. I …

A Speaker That Doubles As A DJ

No more multitasking for you – go ahead and enjoy the party.<p>Streaming services are good at playing songs we’re apt to like, but they lack a certain contextual awareness. For example, they can’t tell that a listener may not want Black Sabbath at breakfast or Sinatra while working out. But the Aether …

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Body found on Mount Rainier may be well-known hiker

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. -- Mount Rainier National Park officials announced the search for missing hiker Karen Sykes had been suspended after a female body was found Saturday afternoon.<p>Sykes, 70, is well-known in the Northwest hiking community and has written numerous hiking stories for …

Police In D.C. Embrace A Progressive Approach To Drug Overdoses

For years, police departments around the country have treated drug use as a crime, not as a public health problem. But on Thursday, drug reform activists and community organizers in Washington, D.C., made it clear that the Metropolitan Police Department is supporting a new law that calls for a …

Somali-Americans leave homes, friends in Minnesota to fight alongside ISIS jihadis

As many as 15 Somali-American men have left their homes in Minnesota in recent months to travel to the Middle East and join up with ISIS, the jihadist army at war with Syria and Iraq, according to <b>Minnesota Public Radio</b>.<p>The fighters appear to have made the decision to go fight with Islamic State of …