The battle over a city proposal to require Los Angeles residents to lock up or disable their handguns at home took an unusual turn Tuesday, as a city councilman sought to force the proposed law out of a committee weighing whether to exempt some Angelenos from the storage rules.
On Tuesday night firefighters in Greeleyville, South Carolina battled a fire at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, a prominent African American church about an hour north of Charleston. Since the shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church two weeks ago, at least six churches with predominantly back congregations have been... More »
Battle rages in key border town as ISIL re-enters two weeks after being pushed out of it by Syrian Kurdish forces.
The following is an excerpt from a statement from activist Bree Newsome, pictured above removing the Confederate battle flag on the South Carolina capitol grounds: The night of the Charleston Massacre, I had a crisis of faith. The people...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The singer is named in a recent lawsuit over the scenic property in the Los Feliz neighborhood. The dispute centers on who is authorized to sell the convent. Show More Summary
http://upstarta.com.au/post/copyright-apis-header-files [US] Supreme Court won’t weigh in on Oracle-Google API copyright battle (Ars Technica) – Lower court to decide if API utilization is copyright infringement or fair use.
It’s the latest volley in the battle of the attack ads. The CBC wants a Conservative commercial targeting Justin Trudeau banned from YouTube for “copyright violation.” They don’t stand a chance legally, and they know it, but that’s not stopping the CBC from trying. Why? Because — as we’ve seen over the non-controversy about the […]
An array of science-fiction-like technologies would likely make their debut U.S. and Chinese warships battle at sea, firing everything from cannons to cruise missiles to lasers. Stealthy Russian and American fighter jets dogfight in the air, with robotic drones flying as their wingmen. Show More Summary
Chris Matthews finishes the show with the twin Republican battles being waged between now and next winter.
Six months after losing its legal battle over sharing New York trip data, Uber is again gearing up for a regulatory fight. The ads are plastered on the back of hundreds of New York City buses, at driver's eye-level: Join Uber, and make $35,000 in fares over the next six months. Show More Summary
The never-ending battle between the forces of heaven and hell can get pretty messy at times, I’ve learned. Read more...
It's been a while since any teams have gambled a pick in the following season on a player in the NFL's supplemental draft. Of course, that might have something to do with the fact that the last time a player was selected in this fashion...Show More Summary
Post by Caroline Olney. Other than the occasional backlash for some of the offensive stuff they say, the Duggars did a pretty good job of staying scandal-free in their six-year run on reality TV. But if there's one thing we know by now, it's that 2015 is not their year. Show More Summary
U.S. and Chinese warships battle at sea, firing everything from cannons to cruise missiles to lasers. Stealthy Russian and American fighter jets dogfight in the air, with robotic drones flying as their wingmen. Hackers in Shanghai and Silicon Valley duel in digital playgrounds. Show More Summary
Singer Kem (nee Kim Owens) has landed on the top of music charts and earned three Grammy Award-nominations since the release of his debut album “Kemistry” in 2003. However, prior to amassing music success, the Motown recording artist...Show More Summary
F-35 pilot found his aircraft "substantially inferior" in close battle.
Axes as in the plural of axis, not like battle axes, although that would be awesome/dangerous. This is a video of the Starlight amusement park ride built by ABC rides. It raises up to over 70 feet then begins spinning around on three axes to allow riders to experience an anti-gravity environment. Show More Summary
Imagine we lived in a galaxy far, far away and the battle of Endor from Return of the Jedi just happened. What would the eventual documentary look like? That’s the question posed and answered by the team behind Real Fake History, a new web series from Machinima. Read more...
For months, Mitch Winehouse has waged a public battle against Asif Kapadia’s documentary Amy, which premiered in May at the Cannes Film Festival and opens Friday in select theaters. In chronicling the ascent to fame and downward trajectory of Amy Winehouse, Kapadia’s film does not paint Mitch in the best light. Show More Summary
The 2015 Copa America has reached the semi-final stage and, after hosts Chile qualified for the final itself on Monday night, Argentina and Paraguay will do battle on Tuesday for the right to join them in the deciding game. Argentina...Show More Summary