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Brooklyn District Attorney Drops Charges Against All 5 Teens Accused in Brownsville Gang Rape

On Wednesday, the New York Times reports, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said that prosecutors would dismiss first-degree rape charges against the five teenagers who were accused of attacking an 18-year-old woman in Brooklyn early this year. The young woman initially told police that she and her father had been walking through Osborn Playground, in Brownsville, Brooklyn, on January 7, ...

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Comcast says its streaming TV service won’t count against data caps because it doesn’t use the internet

Comcast internet subscribers shopping around for streaming video services are going to have a pretty convincing reason to opt for the company’s own product, called Stream TV. That’s because data used for the service won’t count against subscribers’ data caps, which start at 300GB per month. In addition, bandwidth used by the service won’t impact your network speeds — Comcast ...

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Bracketology: Illinois’ bubble bursts against Michigan

There’s one fewer bid contender after Thursday afternoon’s early action. The Illinois Fighting Illini needed to defeat Michigan in Thursday’s Big Ten Tournament second round to set up a late quality win opportunity against Wisconsin in Friday’s quarterfinal round. After first digging themselves out of an early 14-2 hole to take a 16-14 lead, the Fighting Illini collapsed, all the ...

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Carmelo Anthony — Police Escort Against Policy … NYPD Says

We Did Not Authorize Police Escort … NYPD Says EXCLUSIVE The NYPD tells TMZ Sports … it 100% did NOT authorize a police escort for Carmelo Anthony through the streets of New York City Friday evening … despite footage that appears to show otherwise.  The NY Knicks star just posted footage shot from inside of a car … which is ...

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Obama proposes war authorization against Islamic State

Nation News February 11, 2015 8:48 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Barack Obama answers a question during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Photo Credit: AP / Evan Vucci advertisement | advertise on newsday WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is asking Congress to ...

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The US is about to drop its decades-old warning against cholesterol

Every five years, the United States government updates a set of Dietary Guidelines intended to help its citizens make healthier food choices. These guidelines also help inform how companies package and market their products. The 2015 edition, as noted by The Washington Post, will mark perhaps the biggest change since the original 1977 advice by dropping the warning about cholesterol consumption. One ...

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LeBron James misses reverse slam against the Clippers

LeBron got caught in an awkward position on this drive and couldn’t finish his reverse flush. Don’t worry, though — he’s still got it: These don’t happen often, but it’s his second of the year. James’ last missed dunk was on an alley-oop against the other team from Los Angeles earlier this year. SBNation.com – All Posts

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Separatists protest in Kashmir against Narendra Modi visit

Updated October 23, 2014 11:38 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard as Kashmiri women walk on a street in Srinagar, India, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Shops and businesses were closed in Kashmir as separatists protested a visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Credit: AP / Mukhtar Khan) Travel deals SRINAGAR, India – Shops and businesses were ...

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Court Revives Whistleblower Suit Against JPMorgan

Filed under: Company News, JP Morgan Chase, Banks, Scandals and Lawsuits, Ripoffs & Scams Stan Honda, AFP/Getty Images By Joseph Ax NEW YORK — A U.S. appeals court ruling Thursday revived a lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase (JPM) filed by a former vice president claiming the bank ignored red flags about a client’s potential fraud, even after the massive Ponzi scheme ...

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U.S. Patent office rules against Redskins name trademark

Football Newsday > Sports Originally published: June 18, 2014 10:35 AMUpdated: June 18, 2014 11:09 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) watches the fourth quarter during a preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Aug. 29, 2013) (Credit: AP) WASHINGTON – The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is “disparaging ...

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