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Parents outraged that babysitter may not face charges for allegedly beating their 1-year-old

AOL One Oregon family’s viral Facebook post begging for justice for their abused son has people raising serious questions about the legal system. Alicia Quinney and her boyfriend, Joshua Marbury, went on a date back in March, leaving their 1-year-old … Continue reading

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New Program Offers Cash Incentives for Kidney Donations

WBT (NEW YORK) — A controversial plan to sell your organs legally is gaining momentum. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.) has proposed a program that offers financial incentives to those who donate kidneys. A plan that may help 100,000 Americans who … Continue reading

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NYPD Used ‘Body Bags’ To Make 122 Arrests In 110 Days

Gothamist – by Miranda Katz In March, a video was posted to YouTube showing NYPD macing a man and then restraining him in what the uploader described as a “body bag,” zipping it all the way over the arrested man’s … Continue reading

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TGIF!

Have a great weekend, Trenchers! It’s Friday night. Let’s get this Party started!

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NY is a corruption-filled cesspool — and we have ourselves to blame

New York Post – by Michael Goodwin Mark the date, remember the moment. The corruption eruption in New York is reaching new heights — and depths. From City Hall to Albany, the sewer runneth over. It is no longer adequate … Continue reading

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US accuses Russia over Baltic jet manoeuvre

BBC News A Russian jet fighter that intercepted a US Air Force reconnaissance plane on Friday did so in an “unsafe and unprofessional manner” over the Baltic Sea, the Pentagon has said. It says the fighter performed a barrel roll … Continue reading

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NYPD officer Joel Edouard found guilty in brutal Brooklyn stomp attack, faces up to year in prison and could lose job

NY Daily News – by CHRISTINA CARREGA-WOODBY A nine-year veteran with the NYPD may lose his job after a Brooklyn judge on Friday found him guilty of “gratuitously” stomping on the head of a suspect during an arrest. Officer Joel … Continue reading

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‘Ain’t got no revenge in our hearts,’ Pike Co. family says

Cincinnati.com ON THE PIKE/ADAMS COUNTY LINE — Tears well in Leonard Manley’s eyes with nearly every mention of his slain daughter and her three murdered children. But they never spill onto his cheek. Manley, a man who doesn’t have much but his … Continue reading

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13 invasive species wreaking havoc in the United States

AOL William Shakespeare is to blame for one of the most highly-invasive species living in the United States. Back in late 19th century, a Bronx-based drug manufacturer Eugene Schieffelin decided he wanted to introduce every avian species in the Bard’s … Continue reading

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NYPD probe ensnares man offering to expedite gun permits

NY Daily News – by VICTORIA BEKIEMPIS, REUVEN BLAU A Brooklyn volunteer safety patrol member was charged Monday with bribing cops with $6,000 in cash and other goodies to expedite gun permit requests, and three officers were transferred out of … Continue reading

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60 Minutes: Hacking Your Phone

CBS News – by Sharyn Alfonsi The following script is from “Hacking Your Phone” which aired on April 17, 2016. Sharyn Alfonsi is the correspondent. Howard L. Rosenberg and Julie Holstein, producers. A lot of modern life is interconnected through … Continue reading

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble – Taxman

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Can Handwriting Make You Smarter?

Wall Street Journal – by Robert Lee Hotz Laptops and organizer apps make pen and paper seem antique, but handwriting appears to focus classroom attention and boost learning in a way that typing notes on a keyboard does not, new … Continue reading

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Ex-NYPD officer ‘sorry,’ given prison in Pelham shooting

Luhud Robert Borrelli said he wonders every day why Brendan Cronin shot at him and Joseph Felice at a Pelham intersection two years ago. Cronin will have plenty of time to ponder that question in state prison. The former NYPD … Continue reading

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NYPD kicks wrong family out of their home in nuisance case, seeking drug dealers who left 7 months earlier

New York Daily News The NYPD got an order kicking a family of four out of their Queens apartment by telling a judge it was a drug den — but the dealers had moved out seven months earlier. A lawsuit … Continue reading

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Omega Block Weather Pattern Develops This Weekend; Will Impact Weather From Coast to Coast

Weather Channel – by Chris Dolce You may have never heard of it, but an “omega block” weather pattern is about to have a big impact on weather in the U.S. The omega block takes shape late this week into … Continue reading

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Umm, WTF Is Smell Dating?

Pure Wow If we’d told you a decade ago that your dating life would mostly consist of going out with total strangers you met on the Internet, you’d call us crazy. So hear us out as we describe what is, … Continue reading

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These Cannabis Growing Nuns Answer To A Higher Power

Huffington Post – by Priscilla Frank When photographers Shaughn Crawford and John DuBois heard about two feminist nuns growing cannabis, they knew they wanted to get it on camera. The photographers tracked down Sister Kate and Sister Darcy, who graciously invited … Continue reading

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Homeless Teen Arrested in Killing of University of Texas Student Haruka Weiser

Reuters A homeless teenager was arrested in the murder of a dance student at the University of Texas at Austin, police said on Friday. Meechaiel Criner, 17, was taken into custody on Thursday and held on $1 million bond, online … Continue reading

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Winston Moseley, Who Killed Kitty Genovese, Dies in Prison at 81

New York Times Winston Moseley, who stalked, raped and killed Kitty Genovese in a prolonged knife attack in New York in 1964 while neighbors failed to act on her desperate cries for help — a nightmarish tableau that came to … Continue reading

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