The bolivar was trading at 402 for each US dollar on the black market on Friday afternoon, not a good sign for cash-strapped Venezuelans.
A Florida man who this month fired a shot at George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of murder in the 2012 death of an unarmed black teenager, was ordered on Friday to wear a GPS tracking device to warn of possible future attacks, according to local news reports of the court hearing. Matthew Apperson,...
Ross Ulbricht, the creator of online black market Silk Road, was sentenced to life in prison by a judge in federal court Friday. Earlier, I argued that if you believe drug kingpins should get harsh sentences, then good-looking computer-and-bitcoin guy Ross Ulbricht deserves a harsh sentence. Show More Summary
Friday afternoon, a federal judge sentenced Ross Ulbricht, the mastermind behind the online black market Silk Road, to life in prison. Technically, she gave him two life sentences. "Silk Road was about creating demand and fulfilling demand," the judge told Ulbricht at the sentencing. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, the NBA’s highest-paid player, is no stranger to setting records on the court. He recently set another…in the real estate business. On Friday, the Black Mamba sold his California house for $6.1 million, the most money ever spent on a home in the Newport Coast area, according to Neil J. Show More Summary
A day after Whitney Bischoff and Chris Soules announced that their engagement was off with a short statement to the media, Whitney has posted a personal message for her fans. On Friday afternoon, Whitney posted a black and white video of a small girl excitedly telling her that she’ll see her in Chicago. Show More Summary
Ross Ulbricht, who was arrested for creating the dark web's black market for illegal drugs, known as Silk Road, in 2013, was sentenced to life in prison by a federal judge in Manhattan on Friday. The 31-year-old addressed the court in tears before the sentencing. “I wish I could go back... More »
The Department of Justice announced Friday that it has found no evidence of homicide in the hanging death of Otis Byrd, a black Mississippi man. "After a careful and thorough review, a team of experienced federal prosecutors and FBIShow More Summary
A surprising player came to the aid of Eagles Coach Chip Kelly, who earlier this week said LeSean McCoy was “wrong” when he accused him of jettisoning players solely because they were black. On Friday, Riley Cooper — yes, the same Riley Cooper who once got in trouble for using the N-word — told the Delaware […]
Ross Ulbricht, or "Dread Pirate Roberts", the mastermind behind the internet’s own Bitcoin based black market- Silk Road, was sentenced to life in prison on Friday. The sentence was the maximum which could have been imposed.
The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it was closing its investigation into the death of a black man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi in March after finding no evidence to prove it was a homicide. Federal investigators joined the probe into the circumstances of Otis James Byrd’s...
There is no evidence that the death of Otis Byrd, whose body was found hanging from a tree in Mississippi, was a homicide, federal officials announced Friday.
More than 14,000 websites have joined a grassroots campaign to black out their pages from the US Congress in protest of government mass surveillance, Fight for the Future Campaign Director Evan Greer told Sputnik on Friday.
Japanese residents fled the remote southern island of Kuchinoerabu on Friday following the eruption of Mount Shindake -- and the spectacular eruption was captured on video. Mount Shindake spewed black clouds as high as 5.6 miles into...Show More Summary
-Vodafone explores how “Connected Farming” could help small farmers in India (video above). -BBDO New York chief creative officer Greg Hahn shares “Lessons in creative alchemy from Black Sabbath.” -Twitter launched Auto Amplify, a programmatic...Show More Summary
A volcano erupted in spectacular fashion on a small island in southern Japan on Friday, spewing out rocks and sending black clouds of ash 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) into the sky. Authorities told people on the island to evacuate.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A volcano on the remote southern Japanese island of Kuchinoerabujima erupted suddenly on Friday, blasting plumes of black smoke high into the sky and prompting authorities to order the evacuation of the island's residents.
Donyea Davis, a 22-year-old black male, died Friday, May 22, after being shot in Hawthorne, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Days of Our Lives spoilers for Tuesday, May 26, 2015 reveal that Melanie Jonas will finally answer Brady Black’s proposal. Viewers watched last Friday as Brady decided to pop the question to his girlfriend, but she left him hanging on the answer. Show More Summary
Population control is taboo. But it wasn't always that way—and a new book, showing images ranging from a mall on Black Friday to a shepherd in Mongolia, could open up the conversation. In the world of solutions to environmental problems, one topic rarely gets any discussion: Birth control. Show More Summary