Jordanian Writer Charged With Offensive Cartoon Shot Dead Outside Court — TIME

Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was fatally shot Sunday morning outside the court where he was due to stand trial for sharing a cartoon that mocked Islam. Hattar, 56, was shot in the head three times as he arrived for a hearing over the cartoon. Earlier this year, Hattar posted a cartoon on Facebook that he…

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How Donald Trump Could Legally Make Himself Richer In Office — Fortune

A couple dozen television cameras and twice as many reporters gathered Sept. 16 at Donald Trump’s new Washington, D.C. hotel for what was billed as a news conference. But first, the candidate had something else in mind. “Nice hotel,” he said with an exaggerated nod toward those watching live on TV at the start of…

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This Is How Much Truman Capote’s Ashes Are Worth — Fortune

Thanks to a Los Angeles auction house, one of the great American novelists will continue to live on as a collector’s item. Truman Capote’s remains were auctioned off on Saturday, selling for an astounding $45,000 at Julien’s Auctions. They were sold inside their original cemetery packaging, a Japanese carved wooden box. According to CNN, the…

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Google Self-Driving Car in Serious Crash in Mountain View — Fortune

On Friday, a Lexus outfitted with Google autonomous driving technology was struck by a vehicle that ran a red light in Mountain View, California. Some observers say it is the worst crash that Google’s autonomous vehicles have been involved in. There were no reported injuries. A photo of the aftermath (which you can see at…

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Iran Introduces Credit Cards For First Time — Fortune

Iran introduced credit cards for the first time on Sunday, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported. Iran is looking to bolster its oil production and economy after world powers in January lifted sanctions against the Islamic Republic in return for Tehran complying with a deal to curb its nuclear ambitions. Valiollah Seif, the head…

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Terence Crutcher’s Death Shows It’s Past Time For A Change In Policing Tactics In The U.S. — 97.9 The Box

America’s police departments need to be overhauled to halt the unchecked power of officers to shoot and kill Blacks.

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Charlotte Police Shooting: Family Says Video Is Unclear on Reported Gun — KTLA

The family of Keith Lamont Scott, after watching two police videos, said they couldn’t say what was in his hands when he was shot and killed by a Charlotte police officer. A Charlotte police officer walks with members of the North Carolina National Guard in Uptown Charlotte on Sept. 22, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.…

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Man Shot At Charlotte Protests Has Died — News One

A Charlotte, North Carolina, man succumbed to gunshot wounds after he was struck on Wednesday night during protests against the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott, WCNC reports. The man was hit by another civilian around 8:30 p.m, the report states. He was taken to a local hospital and placed on life support in critical condition.…

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Homeless Woman Fatally Stabbed Outside 99 Cents Store in Corona; 1 in Custody — KTLA

A 60-year-old homeless woman was fatally stabbed outside a 99 Cents Only store in Corona Thursday and a man was taken into custody, witnesses and police said. People gather around a bench where a homeless woman who was stabbed Sept. 22, 2016, in Corona regularly sat. (Credit: KTLA) Police were called the store — in a strip…

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Iyanla Vanzant: “America Is Spiritually Bankrupt” [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] — The DL Hughley Show

Your browser does not support iframes. Iyanla Vanzant tells the morning show cast how she would fix America’s life. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive interview on the D.L. Hughley Show.

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The People Who Were Mad At Colin Kaepernick Sure Are Silent Now [EXCLUSIVE AUDIO] — The DL Hughley Show

Your browser does not support iframes. When Colin Kaepernick didn’t stand for the National Anthem, people were real loud and wrong with their anger. Where are they now, in the wake of Terence Crutcher’s death, when they could be loud and right with their anger? Click on the audio player to hear more in this…

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3 Phoenix Cops Resign After Forcing Man to Eat Marijuana — TIME

Three police officers in Arizona have resigned after they allegedly forced a motorist to eat marijuana during a traffic stop, authorities said Thursday. Phoenix Police Chief Joe Yahner announced the resignations of the officers, who all have served less than a year on the police force, and condemned their actions as “appalling” and “unacceptable” during…

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Wells Fargo CEO Resigns from Fed Board — Fortune

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf is no longer an advisor to the Federal Reserve. On Thursday, Stumpf handed his resignation into the Federal Advisory Council, a group of 12 bank executives that advise the Fed board, according to a statement from a San Francisco Fed spokesperson. The CEO was appointed his role by the San…

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Anthony Weiner’s Chats With 15-Year-Old Girl Under Investigation in 2 States — TIME

(NEW YORK) — Authorities in New York and North Carolina are investigating online communications between disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner and a 15-year-old girl. A spokeswoman for federal prosecutors in North Carolina said Thursday they’ve “begun investigative efforts.” A law enforcement official not authorized to publicly discuss the investigation says an FBI task force in…

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3 dead after gunman opens fire inside Tennessee factory

ATHENS, Tenn. — Three people are dead, including the shooter, after a man walked into a Tennessee factory Thursday afternoon and opened fire, police said. The lone gunman, who was also an employee, entered the Thomas and Betts factory in Athens at about 4 p.m. and opened fire in the front office area, but didn’t […]

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Why More Jobs in Ethiopia Could Mean Fewer Refugees in Europe — TIME

According to the International Organization for Migration, Eritreans and Somalis make up some of the largest numbers of African refugees who have attempted to reach Europe by rubber boat and overloaded dinghy over the past two years. But most of them are not coming straight from their despotic and war-torn countries. They usually start their…

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