Monthly Archives: June 2014

KFC Chicken Turns Out To Be Deep-Fried Paper Towel (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post  | By Hilary Hanson Posted: 06/30/2014 12:23 pm EDT Updated: 1 hour ago Finger wipin’ good! A mother in Newcastle, England was horrified when her stepson bit into a deep-fried blue paper towel, the Mirror reported last week. Krystal Henderson, 29, and 7-year-old Oliver … Continue reading

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German government to drop Verizon because of U.S. spying

It will shift to Deutsche Telekom after revelations about NSA eavesdropping By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Service |  Networking, privacy June 26, 2014, 7:21 PM — Roggendorf Haus, Dusseldorf, Germany. Image credit: flickr/Rick Ligthelm The German government is dropping Verizon Communications as a service provider … Continue reading

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Port of Houston incidents rarely investigated formally

Few pilots in accidents, like crash that led to March oil spill, are disciplined By Kiah Collier and Lise Olsen June 28, 2014 | Updated: June 29, 2014 2:04am Johnny Hanson A Houston Ship Channel pilot leads the Ocean Lark, a 620-by-106-foot ship on … Continue reading

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General Motors recalls 8.4 million vehicles

By Gregory Wallace  @gregorywallace June 30, 2014: 2:53 PM ET  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) General Motors announced recalls of more than 8.4 million vehicles worldwide, most of those for faulty ignition switches.

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Chicago Police Allegedly Caught Reducing Mυrder Rate by Hiding Mυrders

There are a couple of ways police can reduce a city’s mυrder rate. Law enforcement can develop a strategy which helps drive down mυrders or they can cook the books to make it appear that the mυrder rate is dropping … Continue reading

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Asian Woman Is One of the Most Powerful Leaders In Black America

June 30, 2014 Filed under Latest posts, News Posted by staff Reported by April V. Taylor A 90-minute documentary on PBS titled, “American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs,” follows the 98-year-old Detroit activist and author who, as an activist, has been part of almost … Continue reading

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Former Female Inmates Launch Initiative to Help Non-Violent Female Offenders

Reported by April V. Taylor What began as a simple idea in a prison yard at the Danbury Federal Correctional Institution recently culminated into the FreeHer rally held in Washington D.C. on June 21st.  As Truthout reports, the idea started … Continue reading

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