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By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78. Before his fall from grace, Barry had been one of the nation's most promising black politicians. Show More Summary
The grand jury deliberating over Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson’s actions during the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown are now going into their fourth month. The grand jury is trying to decide if Wilson committed a crime...Show More Summary
A 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun died today after he was shot by a Cleveland police officer responding to a 911 call about a person waving a gun in a park. Deputy Chief Ed Tomba said the officer fired twice after the boy pulled...
The penultimate film in the "Hunger Games" series defeated all its box office competition, becoming the highest-grossing domestic debut of 2014.
Back in 1993, Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park was a box office smash that garnered two sequels. More than two decades later, the franchise is returning, with the release of Jurassic World, due out next summer. The full trailer for Jurassic...Show More Summary
ON NOVEMBER 14th Brazilian police raided the offices of Petrobras, a vast state-controlled oil firm at the centre of a corruption scandal. Back in 2010 Petrobras was a symbol of Brazil's economic rise. It conducted the largest global equity raising on record, to pay for the development of fields off Brazil's coast. Now, bribes are the least of it. Show More Summary
'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' wins big with $123 million, while 'Big Hero 6' remains in second place with $20 million. [...]
A New Zealand police officer is under investigation for shooting an arrow into a dog.
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1” topped the box office this weekend and soared past the $100-million debut of “Transformers: Age of Extinction” to become this year’s biggest opening.
Heavy-hitting holdovers Foxcatcher, The Theory Of Everything and Birdman were robust in expansion in the specialty release side of the box office this weekend. Meanwhile, a pair of limited-release newcomers, A Girl Walks Home Alone At...Show More Summary
The Texas senator possibly hasn't thought the whole plan out.
Following the first couple days of box office reporting, it looks like The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 is set to make $123 million this weekend, setting itself up to be the most successful opening weekend of the year, Box Office Mojo reports. Show More Summary
Police say kid was on playground with Airsoft replica gun that had orange safety indicator removed; officers placed on leave
On Saturday afternoon, a rookie police officer was called to a recreation center in Cleveland when a 911 caller reported that there was "a male with a gun" sitting outside the center. When the cop arrived, he shot a 12-year-old boy who reached for a BB gun when the officer told him to put his hands up, police said. Read more...
Marion Barry, the former mayor of Washington, D.C. jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday. He was 78. Barry, who was hospitalized briefly last week, died at the United Medical Center in Washington. Show More Summary
Shortly after CNN's Brian Stelter reported that a number of news anchors, including two at CNN, had met privately with officer Darren Wilson in hopes of securing a televised interview, Anderson Cooper confirmed that he had done so. Shortly after that began the theories that news anchors were in collusion with Wilson to skew coverage, something Cooper dismissed.
Benjamin Crump, attorney for Michael Brown's family, called into question the grand jury proceedings against police officer Darren Wilson, saying the prosecutor was showing an unprecedented amount of deference in the case.
This insanity has to stop: A Cleveland police officer shot and wounded a 12-year-old boy who was carrying what turned out to be a fake pistol outside a recreation center on Saturday after witnesses said the boy had brandished the gun on a playground, the authorities said. Two police officers responded to the scene and [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
The most telling indictment of the president’s unilateral action comes from the Office of Legal Counsel’s memo. Liberal apologists for the White House citing the memo as justification of the president’s action should read it and compare...Show More Summary