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Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim suspended for school violations

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NCAA: School put on probation for 5 years and basketball team must vacate wins in which ineligible players participated

Obama criticizes Ferguson as city seeks settlement over racial bias

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Obama criticizes Ferguson as city seeks settlement over racial bias
President Barack Obama condemned the Missouri city of Ferguson on Friday for "oppressive and abusive" actions against African-Americans that were laid bare in a U.S. Justice Department report accusing police and court officials of racial bias. The president's comments came as U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Friday dismantling the city's police department was a possibility. "That means everything from working with them to coming up with an entirely new structure." Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said three city workers ... more

'Downton Abbey' Rep Announces New Review of Spending

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Illinois congressman criticized for flights, office decorations hires firms to review expenses

Man Convicted in 'American Sniper' Case at Intake Center

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Man convicted in slaying of 'American Sniper' author being processed at prison intake center


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Salvation army shares #TheDress in new domestic violence PSA

The Salvation Army in South Africa released a new PSA around domestic violence. It's using the recent web phenomenon of the white-and-gold or black-and-blue dress ... more

#TheDress becomes powerful ad for domestic violence awareness

"The only illusion is if you think it's her choice," reads one Public Service Ad from the Salvation Army in South Africa

Sierra Leone's ruling party expels vice president

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana has been expelled from the ruling party, the national broadcaster reported late Friday.

U.S. missionary kidnapped in Nigeria freed, church says

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By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - An American missionary who was kidnapped in central Nigeria in February was safely released to authorities and church ... more

Brazil top court approves graft investigation of politicians

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Supreme Court has given the green light for the attorney general to begin investigating dozens of top politicians for ... more

Watch: Apple Joins Dow Blue Chips

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Apple to replace AT&T in the Dow Jones Industrial Average on March 19th.

Chrysler Recalls Minivans, SUVs to Fix Ignition Switches

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Chrysler recalls 703,000 minivans, SUVs to replace ignition switches that can cause stalling

U.S. said to ready criminal charges against Sen. Menendez

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is preparing criminal corruption charges against New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, CNN reported on Friday.

Someone You Should Know: Replica Train Maker David Kloke

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Someone You Should Know: Replica Train Maker David Kloke
CBS 2's Harry Porterfield introduces us to a Chicago area man who is recreating the locomotive that carried Abraham Lincoln's body from Washington to Springfield ... more

School Employee Leaves Racially Charged Comments On Parent’s Voicemail

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School Employee Leaves Racially Charged Comments On Parent’s Voicemail
The phone call originated from Central High School and started off innocently enough. But it turns ugly when the school employee apparently forgot to hang ... more

Iditarod dog sled race changes course

How do you hold a the world's most-famous dog sled race without snow? Iditarod director says it will be "a whole new ballgame"

NASA rover reaches dwarf planet

It took nearly 8 years to make the 3-billion-mile trip, but NASA's space rover has slipped into orbit around "The Dwarf Planet" Ceres. CBS News ... more

Phablets are huge: Use grew 148 percent in 2014

A new report from Flurry Analytics found that giant phones are driving mobile growth as tablets fall by the wayside

#TheDress becomes powerful ad for domestic violence awareness

"The only illusion is if you think it's her choice," reads one Public Service Ad from the Salvation Army in South Africa

This is your brain on LSD? Scientists want to find out

Scientists in Britain are crowdfunding efforts to complete first-of-its-kind study on the psychedelic drug

Brian Vickers Back to Racing After Offseason Heart Surgery

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Brian Vickers makes return to NASCAR racing after emergency heart surgery in December

Experts Make Case for Freshmen Eligibility Tied to Academics

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Tying freshmen eligibility to academics could be alternative to Big Ten commissioner's idea

Toulouse 1-6 Marseille | Ligue 1 match report

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Toulouse 1-6 Marseille | Ligue 1 match report
Belgium’s rising star Mishy Batshuayi scored twice as Marseille cruised to their biggest win this season at Toulouse that provisionally lifted the club to second ... more

Holmes Keeps the Lead; McIlroy Loses His Temper

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Holmes is 11 shots worse and keeps lead; McIlroy is 1 club lighter after throwing it in water

Roundup: Justin Carney’s double inspires Castleford to romp past Wigan

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Roundup: Justin Carney’s double inspires Castleford to romp past Wigan
• Castleford 42-14 Wigan• Huddersfield 24-12 Widnes• Wakefield 16-20 St Helens• RFL chief Wood targets World Cup win in ambitious seven-year planJustin Carney continued his ... more

A delightful Middle Eastern smorgasbord at Adana in Glendale

A delightful Middle Eastern smorgasbord at Adana in Glendale
If you want to understand Adana, a Middle Eastern restaurant in an industrial corner of Glendale, you should probably order what the menu calls the ... more

After a Homecoming, a Son Finds His Muse

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After a Homecoming, a Son Finds His Muse
A book editor is downsized out of a job, but finds salvation and inspiration for a memoir when he returns home to care for his ... more

For Some in Transgender Community, It’s Never Too Late to Make a Change

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For Some in Transgender Community, It’s Never Too Late to Make a Change
Some late transitioners grew up in an era of rigid gender stereotypes, which they have internalized and been oppressed by.

South African teen stolen as infant found after befriending sister

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South African teen stolen as infant found after befriending sister
Every year, on Zephany Nurse’s birthday, her parents got a cake to honor their first daughter, who was stolen from her mother in a Cape ... more

Movie Review: Review: Vladan Nikolic’s ‘Allure’ Shows New York Through Immigrants’ Eyes

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Movie Review: Review: Vladan Nikolic’s ‘Allure’ Shows New York Through Immigrants’ Eyes
The Occupy movement is a backdrop to this film about four women from different countries and diverse backgrounds and their American experiences.
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New glasses make you invisible to facial recognition technology

published Tue, Mar 03 2015 03:10 GMT
New glasses make you invisible to facial recognition technology
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Best known as a freeware Internet security and personal protection software developer, Czech Republic-based AVG has announced a new ... more
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We now have brain-controlled drones

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We now have brain-controlled drones
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Researchers have successfully demonstrated a brain-to-computer interface that makes it possible to control an unmanned drone with your mind, ... more
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"Hamilton": A hip hop founding father

Preview: Mo Rocca talks with Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda about his new musical sensation, "Hamilton," and why hip hop is the ideal ... more

Amal Clooney to lecture at Columbia University

The human rights lawyer and wife of George Clooney will join the faculty of Columbia Law School as a visiting lecturer

First look: Melissa Benoist suits up for "Supergirl"

The first images have been released showing the "Glee" actress as Kara Zor-El in the upcoming CBS series

Madonna: Working out saved me from injuries after fall

Exercising regularly has been like a prayer answered for the pop star, who says it helped after her tumble at the Brit Awards

Cate Blanchett, husband Andrew Upton adopt baby girl

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The Oscar winner and her husband expanded their family by welcoming a daughter through adoption

Heart attack risk rises during Daylight Saving Time switch

A recent study shows that setting the clocks ahead by an hour increases the risk of heart attacks.

Who's more narcissistic: men or women?

A new study finds men are more self-absorbed and entitled than women. Assistant professor at the University at Buffalo Emily Grijalva explains her research on ... more

This is your brain on LSD? Scientists want to find out

Scientists in Britain are crowdfunding efforts to complete first-of-its-kind study on the psychedelic drug

Ohio dad sues over caffeine powder that killed son

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"The difference between life and death is a pinch and a smidgen," lawyer says

Two Ferguson police officers resign over racist emails

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Two Ferguson police officers resign over racist emails
Danielle HaynesFERGUSON, Mo., March 6 (UPI) -- Two Ferguson police officers resigned Thursday after a Department of Justice report revealed some city officials sent racist ... more