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California doctor gets 30 years to life in landmark overdose case

AOL LOS ANGELES, Feb 5 (Reuters) – A Southern California doctor was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison on Friday for over-prescribing drugs that caused the fatal overdose of three patients in a murder case capped by the … Continue reading

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Cop: I couldn’t save shooting victim because NYPD helped me cheat on CPR test

New York Post – by Emily Saul The partner of rookie cop Peter Liang told Brooklyn jurors Thursday that he himself was unqualified to resuscitate the man Liang accidently shot in a housing-project stairwell — because the Police Academy lets … Continue reading

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Texas Open Carry gun advocate, Walmart worker clash over handgun in store

Chron – by Craig Hlavaty In a video released by Open Carry Texas last week, a man who was openly carrying a handgun at a Walmart in Devine, Texas, is asked by a store employee to present his handgun license … Continue reading

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Dallas County reports sexually transmitted Zika case in U.S.

Chron – by Markian Hawryluk Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed a case of Zika infection through sexual transmission, the first confirmed case of locally acquired Zika in the current outbreak. According to public health officials, the patient … Continue reading

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Top Bloomberg Editor Kathy Kiely quits over Policy on covering Michael Bloomberg

iMedia Ethics – by Sydney Smith The Washington news director at Bloomberg Politics, Kathy Kiely, quit her job over the company’s policy about covering the possible presidential candidacy of founder Michael Bloomberg. Kiely was apparently unhappy about Bloomberg Politics’s coverage of the possibility … Continue reading

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Bloomberg, Sensing an Opening, Revisits a Potential White House Run

New York Times Michael R. Bloomberg has instructed advisers to draw up plans for a potential independent campaign in this year’s presidential race. His advisers and associates said he was galled by Donald J. Trump’s dominance of the Republican field, and … Continue reading

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Glenn Frey & Eagles’ Biggest Billboard Hits

Billboard – by Gary Trust Upon the death of founding Eagles member Glenn Frey at age 67, Billboard remembers the legacy that he left on multiple charts, notably the Billboard Hot 100 songs survey and Billboard 200 albums tally.  

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Glenn Frey, Eagles Guitarist, Dies at 67

Billboard – by Jem Aswad Glenn Frey, a founding member and guitarist of the Eagles, one of the most popular and commercially successful artists of the 1970s, has died. The band confirmed the news on Monday (Jan. 18) with a … Continue reading

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Hawaii Baby Contracts The First Case Of Zika Virus In The U.S.

Huffington Post – by Chloe Fox HONOLULU — Hawaii and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials confirmed Friday that a mother and newborn baby on the island of Oahutested positive for a past Zika virus infection. The baby was … Continue reading

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Dickinson man arrested after driving truck full of weapons to D.C. to kidnap Obamas’ dog

The Dickinson Press WASHINGTON — A Dickinson man, who had a weapons cache in his vehicle and told U.S. Secret Service agents he was Jesus Christ, was arrested Wednesday in the nation’s capital on weapons charges after agents were alerted … Continue reading

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Crazy Christmas!

Blooming Cherry Tree in Chinatown, New York City December 24, 2015

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Texas Chief to Town: Grab Your Guns and Don’t Run Out of Bullets

Patch – by Marc Torrence A Texas police chief is urging his citizens, and citizens everywhere, to buy guns, get carry permits and step in when officers can’t immediately help — or are in trouble themselves. Hughes Springs police chief … Continue reading

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Sharpshooting nun who picked off 10-point buck catches flak – by Chris Eger A Pennsylvania Navy-vet and current nun who teaches at a catholic school was blasted on social media when she shared an image of her harvest last week. Benedictine Sister John Paul Bauer of St. Mary’s, … Continue reading

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Judge Says OC Prosecutors Violated Constitution By Avoiding Judge Who Exposed Misconduct

Huffington Post – by Matt Ferner LOS ANGELES — The Orange County District Attorney’s Office has unconstitutionally “disrupted” justice in the county by blocking murder cases from being heard by a judge who exposed misconduct, a local judge ruled. Superior … Continue reading

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Daniel Holtzclaw: former Oklahoma City police officer guilty of rape

The Guardian – by Molly Redden The women were teenagers and grandmothers. Most were living on the margins. All of them were black. And during a month-long trial that became a symbol of police predation, they formed a bleak parade … Continue reading

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NYC To Pay $280,000 Over Cop Who Exposed City’s Quota System

Huffington Post – by Christopher Mathias New York City has agreed to pay $280,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by NYPD whistleblower Craig Matthews, who says he faced retaliation after he complained about the police department’s use of an illegal … Continue reading

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FBI searches home of Farook friend who bought guns

AOL – NBC NBC News has learned that early Saturday the FBI searched the Riverside, California home of the man authorities believe originally bought the assault rifles used in the San Bernardino shooting rampage that killed 14. During the search, … Continue reading

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Investigators piece together portrait of Pakistani woman in shooting massacre

AOL Tashfeen Malik’s path to accused mass killer in California began in a small city on the Indus River in Pakistan’s Punjab province. It was from here, when she was a toddler, that she moved with her father Gulzar 25 … Continue reading

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Gun Debate Yields Page One Editorial

We are getting bombarded with gun control in NYC. New York Times The New York Times is running an editorial on its front page on Saturday, the first time the paper has done so since 1920, calling for greater regulation … Continue reading

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Obama talks gun control with Giffords

The Hill – by Jordan Fabian President Obama on Friday met with prominent gun control advocate former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and her husband, Mark Kelly, the White House said. The meeting, which was not on the president’s public schedule, … Continue reading

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