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D.C. police investigate fatal shooting of Prince George’s County teenager

THE DISTRICTPolice investigate fatal shooting D.C. police are investigating the shooting death of a Prince George’s County teenager Friday night in Northwest Washington, authorities said Sunday.Anthony Davon Benson, 17, of Oxon Hill, was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital, police said in a statement.Read full article >>

LAUSD coaches work for less than minimum wage, panel hears

After hearing an overview of the state of athletic programs in the Los Angeles Unified School District, audience members at a presentation to a Board of Education panel didn't know whether to laugh or cry.

Live updates: Ducks vs. Flames, Game 2

After sweeping the Winnipeg Jets in the first round and winning the opener of their Western Conference semifinal series against the Calgary Flames on Thursday, the Ducks ran their playoff winning streak to five. That’s their longest since May 17-30, 2007, when they won the last two games of the...

Clippers have an edge over Rockets in playoff series

After edging the five-time NBA champion San Antonio Spurs in the first round, the Clippers have advanced to face a team with a lesser recent playoff pedigree than themselves.

Students become ‘citizen scientists,’ track D.C.’s wildlife with cameras

Jasmyn Hill had been attending the same charter school in Southeast Washington for five years before she ever ventured into the woods that surround the campus. “I had no idea what was in there,” said the 16-year-old junior with long turquoise nails and waist-length braids. She described herself as “not really the type who goes camping.” Read full article >>

Three people shot outside Texas event featuring Muhammad cartoon contest

Two suspects and an officer were reportedly shot outside a controversial Dallas-area event Sunday evening where organizers were holding a contest for cartoons featuring the Muslim prophet Muhammad, according to initial reports from local police officials.

As Baltimore mayor lifts curfew, National Guard begins pullout

BALTIMORE — The citywide curfew was lifted, the National Guard began disappearing from street corners and shoppers trickled back into Mondawmin Mall on Sunday as Baltimore looked forward to rhythm and routine after a week of unrest.Read full article >>

Young fan 'dodges a bullet' when hit by foul ball at Angels-Giants game

As if Chris Iannetta’s season weren't difficult enough, the Angels catcher hitting just.098 after Sunday’s 5-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants, it grew even more disturbing when his check-swing foul ball in the third inning struck a young boy in the head near the first-base dugout at AT

In The Tweets: #RHOA Peter Thomas Responds to #RHOAReunion Cheating Allegations…

Peter Thomas, the husband of supermodel Cynthia Bailey of The Real Housewives of Atlanta was chillaxin in Vegas this weekend for the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight but he took time out of his busy schedule to hit the tweets to respond to allegations he’s cheated on his wife. Show More Summary

Film - Audi Festival of German Films 2015

13-28 May Now in its 14th year, the Audi Festival of German Films is once again bringing fine Teuton cinema to Oz, with a carefully curated program of German language...

Restaurants - Thievery

Things had gone quiet on Glebe Point Road for a while there, but a new Lebanese restaurant and bar is set to shake things up again. Thievery may look...

Comedy - John Oliver

Sun 30 Aug You've seen him on The Daily Show, you've seen him on his own spin-off show Last Week Tonight, you've seen him on the cover of Rolling Stone –...

Around Town - The Myth of Work-Life Balance in a Get-Ahead Culture

Sun 07 Jun One of this year’s Vivid Ideas talks looks at the impossible dream of the ‘work-life balance’ and how over-achievement might be burning us all out....

Event: Ammonia – The clean renewable fuel for the future?

7 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 7 May 2015 at 5:30 pm; ] This presentation by Bryan Furnass is hosted by the Frank Fenner Foundation - all are welcome. Almost all climate scientists are convinced that the main cause of global heating and climate disruption is the...Show More Summary

Around Town - Mumbrella 360

02-04 Jun Australia's media and marketing conference includes speakers Mia Freedman (Mamamia), Adam Ballesty (Diageo) and Adam Ferrier, author of The Advertising...

VoIP quality in Canberra

7 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

We are thinking of switching to iiNet’s Naked DSL to save on the phone rental. We are in Crace so were automatically put on their NBN + Fibre Phone two years ago – but recently heard a couple of stories about bad call quality on VoIP.  What’s your experience?

Witnesses sought to ‘one punch’ assault in Braddon

7 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing is investigating a one punch assault that occurred on Mort Street in Braddon in the early hours of Sunday 3 May. About 1.47am police were approached by a male who informed them a male had been knocked out near the intersection of Mort Street and Bunda Street. Police arrived on the scene where they found [...]

Extra, Extra: Brooklyn Man Wins Nearly $1M After Accidentally Entering Poker Tournament

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Sport & Outdoor - Survival of the Fittest

Sat 12 Dec Fresh from its successful debut in the UK, this messy urban assault course from Men's Health is coming to Sydney to put Aussies to the test. It's based...

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