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Southland Cops Arrest 244 Immigrants With Criminal Records

Law enforcement agencies in Southern California swept through local communities last week capturing more than 240 immigrants with criminal records in one of the most successful raids of its kind. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 244 people from 21 countries in the Los Angeles area and most had at least one criminal conviction. Show More Summary

How the US Periodically Reveals the Locations of Special Operations Missions

15 hours agoNews : Vice News

Some very classified, top-secret special forces activity went down in Tunisia last week. At 1:24pm local time on August 25, a US special operations tactical transport aircraft departed from Tunis and headed southwest toward Tunisia's border with Algeria. Show More Summary

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From Taylor Swift to Sean Patton

Atlanta has one of the best comedy scenes in the country, and each week is filled with plenty of opportunities to see local comics and visiting national touring acts. He’s your best bets for getting into some funny business. Mon., Aug. 31 It’s the last Monday of the month which means it’s time for another great brewery show: Comedy Night at Second Self.…

Fantasy football rankings 2015: One man's top 32 tight ends

Is there really that much separating the guys in the middle tier of tight ends? We break down the top 32 fantasy football tight ends. I had my first draft for the 2015 NFL fantasy season just over a week ago, at a local Hooters, because I'm in a league with a bunch of clichés. Show More Summary

ISIS Militants Severely Damage Temple of Baal in Palmyra

yesterdayNews : NYTimes: News

The attack was the group’s second on the ancient Syrian city’s world-renowned ruins in a week, according to local activists and residents.

EAA Conference Fluff Piece

There's a fluff piece in the local press for the Trafficking Culture people in relation to the upcoming EAA conference in Glasgow which begins this week (Judith Duffy, 'Scotland's elite archaeologists target global tomb raiders' Herald...Show More Summary

The Portland Pooper?! See Joel McHale Focus On The Good Things Happening In Local News On The Soup!

Laughter really is the best medicine! It's been a really tough week for local news, but fortunately Joel McHale is here to help us get back to laughing! [ Related: More Joel McHale! Watch Him Take Down Jared Fogle ] On The Soup on Friday night, McHale pointed out all the great things about local news, like reporting [...]

AP Treats Obama Admin's Kansas Funding Cutoff in Planned Parenthood Fight as a Local Story

Three weeks ago, concerning Associated Press coverage of investigations into Planned Parenthood's baby body parts business, I noted that "Bad news for Planned Parenthood gets only local coverage," while "Exculpatory news, even if artificially...Show More Summary

California Droughtrage - LA County Supervisors Have Cars Washed 3 Times A Week

Great news - Californians have managed to reduce water usage by 31% in July, surpassing the mandated 25% reduction amid the worst drought in centuries. However, this dramatic reduction is in now way thanks to local government in LosShow More Summary

Poland Is Pretty Convinced It Found A Buried Nazi Train, Maybe Full Of Gold

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Two random guys said they’d found a long-lost Nazi train last week, buried underground at the end of World War II. Local legends said that one matching the description went missing in the closing days of the war, and it was full of plundered gold. It sounded crazy, but the Polish government said they might be onto something. Read more...

'Crazy' St. Louis County Municipal Court System Fights To Survive

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Missouri -- After a town near Ferguson agreed to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit this week by bringing sweeping reforms to its municipal court, local judges in St. Louis County announced a set of changes thatShow More Summary

Drunk of the Week: Fashion "Do's" For Dudes

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This week's Drunk of the Week is, in my professional [drunk] opinion, a fashion "do." Ooh, and speaking of opinions, have you read the "Local Men Dish on Best and Worst Female Fashion Trends" over on Do Seattle dudes really...Show More Summary

Lexus Australia motorsport decision imminent

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Lexus Australia will decide whether it will be involved in motorsport within the next four weeks according the company’s local chief, Sean Hanley. Hanley said there are three options for the brand when it comes to motorsport: 1) joining the V8 Supercars championship; 2) racing in GT3; 3) not getting involved in motorsport at all. […]

China Official Blames Fed for Global Market Rout, Not Yuan

Kevin Frayer/Getty ImagesChinese day traders watch stock tickers at a local brokerage house Thursday in Beijing. By Kevin Yao The global stock market rout of the past week was sparked by concerns over a possible interest rate rise by the U.S. Show More Summary

Headlines editors probably wish they could take back

In this week's Lower case... From NYCityNews (submitted by Bill McHugh of Bush, Louisiana). And this one, from Twitter, we couldn't stop laughing at: I am 87% sure my local paper doesn't know how pie charts work.—...Show More Summary

Aust stocks close week higher

Local market finishes week in the black, despite Monday's plunge, after gaining over 0.5% today.

IFC Delays ‘Documentary Now’ Episode After News Team’s On-Air Shooting

IFC said today it is postponing by a week tonight’s scheduled episode of its just-renewed comedy series Documentary Now in the wake of Monday’s on-air shooting of a reporter, her cameraman and a local official in Virginia. The episode,...Show More Summary

CA: Benicia Transit Hub Begins Construction

Aug. 27--Benicia -- A project that has been in the works for years finally broke ground this week. Benicia city officials, representatives from the Solano Transportation Authority, county officials and a local business family, with a stake

Federal Judge Calls The Stranger's Reporting on SPD "Inflammatory," but It's Clear He Learned from It

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This is Judge James Robart—the final word on SPD reform. He wore the same red bowtie in today's hearing. In this week's The Stranger, I wrote about how local police reform advocates are raising questions about the federal oversight of the Seattle Police Department—in particular, about the degree of civilian oversight. Show More Summary

Google Map Maker returns to the US, UK and over 40 other countries

Google's Map Maker tool returned a few weeks ago after being shut down following an issue with digital vandalism. While it went live in six countries earlier this month, the US and UK weren't among the selected locales for the initial return. Show More Summary

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