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Mourners gather for Boris Nemtsov funeral in Russia

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 08:58 GMT // 0 Comments

A stream of people arrived for a memorial service taking place at the Sakharov Center. Some held flowers as they walked past the open casket of the prominent Kremlin critic and paid respects to his mother, Dina Eydman, and his children Anton and Zhanna. Hundreds more lined up in the cold outside. – The Investigative […]

California teacher found hanging in classroom

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 03:11 GMT // 0 Comments

According to Steve Concialdi, with the Orange County Fire Authority, students had been waiting outside the classroom to get in. Another teacher opened the door. – CNN’s Sonya Hamasaki contributed to this report.

Robert Levinson Fast Facts

by CNN // March 1, 2015 // Updated 21:25 GMT // 0 Comments

Birth place: Flushing, New York Birth name: Robert A. Levinson Father: unknown publicly Mother: unknown publicly Marriage: Christine Levinson (dates unknown publicly) – December 15, 2013 – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says, “Well, there hasn’t been progress in the sense that we don’t have him (Levinson) back. But to suggest that we’ve abandoned […]

Astronaut finds water in helmet after seven-hour spacewalk

by CNN // February 27, 2015 // Updated 11:29 GMT // 0 Comments

He and Barry “Butch” Wilmore had been outside the space station for nearly seven hours working on the station’s robotic arm and performing some maintenance. – The leak is sure to be high on the agenda during a previously-scheduled mission management team meeting Friday. The team will decide whether to go ahead with Sunday’s planned […]

Water Leaks Into Astronaut Terry Virts’ Helmet During Spacewalk

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 05:30 GMT // 0 Comments

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A spacewalking astronaut ended up with unwanted water in his helmet Wednesday after breezing through a cable and lube job outside the International Space Station. The leak was scarily reminiscent of a near-drowning outside the orbiting complex nearly two years ago. This time, the amount of water was relatively small […]

Dog Poop And Glasses: The Jerry-est Thing Jim O’Heir Has Done

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 21:44 GMT // 0 Comments

In real life, Jim O’Heir isn’t exactly like his goofy, affable character Jerry on the beloved “Parks and Recreation.” But that doesn’t mean O’Heir is devoid of Jerry moments outside of the show. – Sign up here for Live Today, HuffPost Live’s new morning email that will let you know the newsmakers, celebrities and politicians […]

Cody Phillip Gintz Accused Of Robbing Girl Scouts To Feed His Heroin Habit

by The Huffington Post // February 24, 2015 // Updated 05:02 GMT // 0 Comments

A man who says he was trying to get cash to pay for drugs allegedly robbed a Girl Scout troop on Sunday as they sold cookies outside a supermarket in San Jose, California. Cody Phillip Gintz, 23, is accused of grabbing the troop’s cash box, which contained $600, from a table outside of a Safeway. […]

San Francisco Catholic Students Push Archdiocese To #TeachAcceptance

by The Huffington Post // February 20, 2015 // Updated 18:16 GMT // 0 Comments

Catholic students in San Francisco are speaking out against their archbishop — and they chose one of the holiest days on the church’s calendar to do so. On Ash Wednesday, hundreds of students and parents, some with ashes still streaked across their foreheads, gathered outside Saint Mary’s Cathedral to protest morality clauses for Catholic school […]

First peek into secretive European Central Bank meetings show division over massive stimulus program

by CNN Money // February 19, 2015 // Updated 10:57 GMT // 0 Comments

Many outside observers were expecting more fireworks from these meeting notes. Overall, they were considered relatively tame, though experts looked closely at the points of disagreement. It was reported by financial media that German, Dutch, Austrian and Estonian central bankers were opposed to triggering the stimulus program, which will run from March until the end […]

Men Seeing ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Have the Same Reason as Women: Curiosity

by The New York Times // February 17, 2015 // Updated 03:46 GMT // 0 Comments

The romantics, the film aficionados, the ones left holding their girlfriend’s purse outside the ladies’ room. Though they were far outnumbered, they, too, were submissive to the hype. They were the men in Grey. So what, exactly, attracted them to watch “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the movie based on the erotic novel whose target audience […]

Bush blames Florida agency for unredacted emails

by CNN // February 13, 2015 // Updated 23:26 GMT // 0 Comments

“Ten months ago we asked the secretary of state’s office to make sure they redacted these emails before they gave them to outside entities,” Bush said in Florida at a press conference for his mother’s education and literacy foundation on Friday. “We’ve gone back to redact those emails and that’s been done. Matter closed.” – […]

The Future Of Crime: Smartphone Tracking, Neurohacking, And AI Assisted Murder

by The Huffington Post // February 13, 2015 // Updated 20:58 GMT // 0 Comments

The world Marc Goodman outlines in exhaustive detail in his forthcoming book, Future Crimes, is as real, gritty, and frightening as life outside the Matrix. Indeed, Goodman opens his book by quoting the classic sci-fi epic. Do you want the red pill or the blue pill? “Remember, all I’m offering is the truth.” He would […]

The Street Style At NYFW 2015 Is Looking Bright And Cheery

by The Huffington Post // February 13, 2015 // Updated 13:54 GMT // 0 Comments

It may be the dead of winter in New York City, but that hasn’t stopped the fashion crowd from wearing bright colors and bold prints on the streets. New York Fashion Week kicked off Thursday and for a city known for wearing all black all the time, we were pleasantly surprised to see such vivid […]

Bethany Mota Leads A Colorful Dance Party In ‘Need You Right Now’ Music Video

by The Huffington Post // February 12, 2015 // Updated 16:51 GMT // 0 Comments

YouTuber Bethany Mota just dropped a music video for her song “Need You Right Now,” and it’s one big splash of color. Set in a world where everyone wears drab gray clothes, the video shows Beth starting a dance party in an abandoned building with singer-songwriter and fellow YouTube star Mike Tompkins. As they dance, […]

73 Years Of Lynchings Documented

by The Huffington Post // February 10, 2015 // Updated 14:52 GMT // 0 Comments

A block from the tourist-swarmed headquarters of the former Texas School Book Depository sits the old county courthouse, now a museum. In 1910, a group of men rushed into the courthouse, threw a rope around the neck of a black man accused of sexually assaulting a 3-year-old white girl, and threw the other end of […]

Opinion: Egypt’s soccer violence has deeper roots

by CNN // February 9, 2015 // Updated 20:34 GMT // 0 Comments

James Montague is the author of When Friday Comes: Football, War and Revolution in the Middle East (de Coubertin). The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely his. Another matchday, another morgue full of bodies; another crowd of mothers broken by grief, weeping for the souls of their dead sons. Soccer should never be about […]

Measles case reported in another state

by CNN // February 9, 2015 // Updated 16:03 GMT // 0 Comments

“The infected infant arrived in Atlanta from outside of the U.S. and is being cared for at Egleston at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta,” the Georgia Department of Public Health said in a statement. Health officials are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “to identify anyone who may have been exposed to the […]

At Least 5 Dead In Egypt Soccer Riot, Health Ministry Says

by The Huffington Post // February 8, 2015 // Updated 20:04 GMT // 0 Comments

A riot broke out Sunday night outside of a major soccer game in Egypt, killing at least five people as a health official said the death toll was likely to rise. An Egyptian man wearing a mask of the anonymous movement gestures near a burning car outside a sports stadium in a Cairo’s northeast district, […]

Pregnant Teen On Trial In Mother’s Resort Island Killing Says She’s ‘Petrified’

by The Huffington Post // February 5, 2015 // Updated 15:45 GMT // 0 Comments

CHICAGO (AP) — A pregnant 19-year-old Chicago woman on trial in Indonesia for the death of her mother says she is innocent and “petrified” about her future. Heather Mack told the Chicago Tribune ( http://trib.in/1C0FVMg ) in a series of interviews Tuesday that she loved her mother and had no reason to kill her. The […]

San Francisco Artists Daniel Green Proves The Insider/Outsider Art Binary Wrong

by The Huffington Post // February 5, 2015 // Updated 14:38 GMT // 0 Comments

This is Daniel Green. Born in 1985, he’s one of the youngest artists to have exhibited at San Francisco’s Creativity Explored, a studio space and gallery for artists with developmental disabilities. Daniel Green This is Green’s work. Created with ink on wood, the dizzying drawings are jumbled catalogues of contemporary life, bubbling concoctions mixing politics, […]

Art students send a message after racist graffiti painted on rock

by CNN // February 5, 2015 // Updated 01:00 GMT // 0 Comments

An 8-foot spirit rock outside a South Carolina high school has a bright, new message of solidarity after students replaced a racist message left by a vandal. Less than a week after a judge in Rock Hill righted a wrong of the Jim Crow era, someone used white spray paint to scrawl “Happy N***er Month […]

As Lawsuits Mount Along With Injuries To Kids, Some Towns Ban Sledding

by The Huffington Post // February 4, 2015 // Updated 09:29 GMT // 0 Comments

Last February, 11-year-old Megan Isakson was sledding down a hill outside her home in Fountain City, Wisconsin, when she slammed into a picnic table. Read the whole story at TODAY.com

Sister Of Man Killed By Police: He Didn’t Have A Gun

by The Huffington Post // February 4, 2015 // Updated 00:11 GMT // 0 Comments

The sister of a man who was shot and killed by law enforcement officers outside a Montana hospital insists he did not have a gun. –Police Handout Information from: The Billings Gazette, http://www.billingsgazette.com

Internet Rallies To Support Man With Disabilities Who Was Mugged Outside His Home

by The Huffington Post // February 3, 2015 // Updated 15:10 GMT // 0 Comments

After being mugged outside his house, a retired man with disabilities was too afraid to return to his home. But now, thanks to the kindness of one young woman and the generosity of tens of thousands of strangers, 67-year-old Alan Barnes has the resources to find a new place to live — and a whole […]

Tracking the Weapons Used to Fight Ukraine's War

by The New York Times // February 2, 2015 // Updated 20:14 GMT // 0 Comments

A recent report on the weapons and military vehicles used in the Ukraine conflict provides evidence for both sides of the argument. Released late last year by the research company Armament Research Services, or ARES, the report cites several examples of cross-border matériel support to separatists and rebels fighting the government in Kiev. Certain items […]

NYC To Pay $5M To Kin Of Man Mistaken For Mobster, Killed By Detectives Moonlighting As Hitmen

by The Huffington Post // January 31, 2015 // Updated 14:43 GMT // 0 Comments

Nicholas Guido was showing off his new car outside his mother’s home on Christmas Day 1986 when he was gunned down because he’d been mistaken for a mobster with the same name. The bad information, prosecutors said, came from two decorated police detectives who would later be convicted of moonlighting as hit men for the […]

Drone maker says it’s ‘highly unlikely’ White House drone malfunctioned

by CNN // January 30, 2015 // Updated 21:47 GMT // 0 Comments

Early Monday morning, the drone’s owner, who asked not to be identified, says his friend was operating the quadcopter inside his apartment which is located within 10 blocks of the White House. The owner, who says he was not at his friend’s apartment at the time, explains it was the unfortunate decision to fly the […]

Heavy Setback For Iraqi Kurds As Clashes With ISIS Kill Top Commander

by The Huffington Post // January 30, 2015 // Updated 18:45 GMT // 0 Comments

Clashes with Islamic State militants killed a senior Kurdish military commander and eight of his fighters just outside the disputed northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, officials said. Attacks elsewhere killed 27 people, with twin bombs hitting a crowded market in Baghdad and a suicide bomber targeting pro-government Shiite militiamen who were manning a […]

Oil Cash Waning, Venezuelan Shelves Lie Bare

by The New York Times // January 30, 2015 // Updated 11:37 GMT // 0 Comments

The Venezuelan government has sent troops to patrol huge lines snaking for blocks outside state-run stores in the center of Caracas, the capital. Some states have barred people from waiting outside stores overnight, and officials have warned that shoppers who cheat the rationing system will be arrested.” Thousands waited last week to buy basic goods […]

Carrying baby from hospital rubble, policeman becomes a tragic hero

by CNN // January 30, 2015 // Updated 07:55 GMT // 0 Comments

It was dawn, and Police Officer Mauro Enrique Vera Suarez was in the middle of suiting up for work. The shock wave jolted his station like an earthquake. It swung the doors and windows. Suarez and his colleagues went outside. “They told us there was an explosion,” he told CNN affiliate FOROtv. Only half equipped, […]

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