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Identitiy Of Homeless Man Shot By LAPD Still Unclear

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

The weekend shooting took place in the city's Skid Row neighborhood and raised questions about use of force. Authorities say the victim had assumed the identity of someone else — a French national.

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For Dementia Patients, Behavioral Therapy May Outweigh Antipsychotic Drugs

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

A new study in the British Medical Journal finds that non-drug approaches to treating symptoms of dementia work better than using drugs, particularly antipsychotics.

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Money Drove Criminal Justice System In Ferguson, DOJ Report Says

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

The Justice Department says police and courts in Ferguson, Mo., violated black residents' civil rights because officials saw them as a source of revenue. They were given excessive fines and fees.

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John Ridley Explores Family, Race And Justice In TV's 'American Crime'

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

The writer-director's new show, premiering Thursday on ABC, opens with the home invasion murder of a war veteran. We learn about the crime through characters diverse viewpoints.

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Boko Harem Ramps Up Attacks Despite Effort To Repel Them

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:35am

In Nigeria, the Islamist extremists are using more girls and young women in suicide bombings. It's unclear whether the children are taken from among the hundreds the militants have kidnapped.

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Federal Regulators Link Workers' Comp Failures To Income Inequality

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:03am

Changes to workers' compensation laws mean families and government bear more of the costs that result from injuries on the job.

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In Berlin, Grassroots Efforts Work To Integrate Inner-City Schools

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:57am

In parts of the city, racial segregation in schools is often a reality. But small parent-led initiatives — one immigrant-led, one native-led — have been working to change perceptions and enrollment.

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Jaw Fossil In Ethiopia Likely Oldest Ever Found In Human Line

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:45am

The 2.8 million-year-old bone may mark the first human branch in the primate family tree. It wasn't just a bigger brain that marked the shift, scientists say. It was also big changes in the mouth.

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Boris Nemtsov: 'He Directed His Words Against Putin Himself'

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:44am

Russian journalist Yevgenia Albats, who followed Boris Nemtsov's career for 27 years, says he was one of the few Russian political figures willing to directly criticize President Vladimir Putin.

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Toronto Infertility Clinic Offers Controversial Treatment

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:43am

The technique claims to "recharge the batteries" in a woman's eggs using mitochondria from other cells extracted from her ovaries. The clinic's first births are due soon, though other doctors worry.

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Japanese World War II Battleship Musashi Found, Billionaire Paul Allen Says

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 9:01am

The Microsoft co-founder says his team found the ship's wreckage in the Sibuyan Sea off the Philippines. The vessel was sunk during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

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2 Stories Of Law And Order

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 6:42am

In Farmington, N.H., cops cruise the streets looking for good behavior. When they see it, they hand out restaurant coupons. And in Finland, fines are based on income — some can really add up.

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Researchers Explain Why Indian Cuisine Is Exquisite

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 6:37am

An epic study of recipes was conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology. It says Indian dishes contain a little bit of everything — especially of unlike flavors.

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Federal Agents Carry Out Search For Evidence Of Illegal Support For 'Birth Tourism'

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:22am

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says some wealthy foreigners seek to give birth to their children in the U.S. so they will obtain U.S. citizenship.

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Injured Workers Suffer As 'Reforms' Limit Workers' Compensation Benefits

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:04am

Over the past decade, states have slashed workers' compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers.

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Opening Statements To Begin Nearly 2 Years After Boston Bombing

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:53am

Twelve jurors and six alternates will spend the next several months considering the 30 federal charges against alleged bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev. Prosecutors say they have a mountain of evidence.

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Did Netanyahu's Capitol Hill Speech Affect Nuclear Talks In Switzerland?

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:53am

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was attacking a nuclear deal with Iran in a controversial speech to the U.S. Congress, Secretary of State John Kerry sat with his Iranian counterpart in Switzerland, trying to reach a framework agreement outlining what that deal would look like.

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Federal Findings Don't Surprise Ferguson Protesters

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:53am

Civil rights investigators say police In Ferguson, Missouri, arrest African Americans and charge them more often than white people. Residents of Ferguson say they are happy that someone finally heard the complaints they've been making for years.

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DOJ: Ferguson Police Routinely Discriminate Against African Americans

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:53am

A Justice Department investigation finds police and local courts in Ferguson, Missouri, routinely violate the constitution and federal laws. Civil rights investigators cite a pattern of racial bias. The investigation was launched after a Ferguson police officer killed an unarmed African-American man — an incident that prompted weeks of protests. The full report is expected to be released Wednesday.

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Clinton Speaks To 30th Anniversary Gala Of EMILY's List

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:53am

Former Secretary of State and likely future presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke to a large group of female political donors Tuesday night in Washington, D.C. Clinton asked the crowd of Democratic activists: "Don't you want to see a woman president of the United States?"

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