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Source: Fox News

Baltimore police cameras once again point of contention

Wednesday 20:04 GMT

Another police body camera video has emerged purportedly showing Baltimore police officers engaging in “questionable activity,” according to the Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office.

“We have long supported the use of police body cameras to help identify police misconduct, but such footage is meaningless if prosecutors continue to rely on these officers, especially if they do so without disclosing their bad acts," Debbie Katz Levi, head of the Baltimore Public Defender’s Special Litigation Section, said in a statement at the time.

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Source: Common Domain

Former USC kicker Matt Boermeester asks court to reverse expulsion

Wednesday 20:04 GMT

Attorneys for former USC kicker Matt Boermeester have filed a petition in Los Angeles County Superior Court seeking to have his expulsion from the school overturned.

The girlfriend of former USC kicker Matt Boermeester said Sunday that the Title IX investigation that led to his removal from the school's football team was "horrible and unjust" to her and Boermeester.

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Source: BBC

The science of high-potency cannabis

Wednesday 20:04 GMT

"In high-potency cannabis, sometimes called skunk, all the material is used to make THC, so there is no space for CBD.". Concerns about cannabis and mental health problems are linked to these two substances - and their intensity in different strains.

People who smoke high-potency cannabis build up a tolerance, says Dr Englund, but "they may experience problems further down the line". "The more THC you get into your system the greater the likelihood of something bad happening."

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Source: Common Domain

Teens are expected to leave Facebook for Snapchat and Instagram, according to research firm

Wednesday 20:04 GMT

While this decline gives Snap Inc. a rare edge, as teens are fleeing to its platform, Facebook Inc. FB, +1.11%  is still in the game as teens seem to be spending time on its other property, Instagram.

See: Why Twitter does not reveal daily active user numbers and why experts are crying foul. Still, Snap lags Facebook and Instagram in terms of its overall U.S. user base, with Snap’s 79.2 million expected monthly active users trailing Instagram’s 85.5 million and Facebook’s 172.9 million.

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Source: Washington Post

Scot McCloughan on Kirk Cousins’s contract: ‘We kind of messed up’

Wednesday 20:04 GMT

“We kind of messed up in Washington” is an admission that seems obvious to outside observers, but it’s still interesting to hear McCloughan say it.

“He’s a lot like Kirk from the standpoint that he’s highly intelligent, he’s a great guy, he’ll never embarrass you on the field or off the field, he might make some mistakes,” McCloughan said. [Scot McCloughan says Colin Kaepernick would be atop his list of emergency quarterbacks]. McCloughan also was asked about Patriots backup Jimmy Garoppolo, which caused him to circle back to Cousins.

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Source: NBC News

Catholic priest steps down from ministry after revealing his KKK past

Wednesday 20:04 GMT

A Roman Catholic priest holding in decades of guilt has temporarily stepped away from his ministerial duties in Virginia after revealing that he was a member of the Ku Klux Klan years ago.

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington said in a statement that Aitcheson "left that life behind him 40 years ago and since journeyed in faith to eventually become a Catholic priest." But Aitcheson volunteered to step away temporarily from the public ministry, "for the well-being of the church and parish community,” the diocese said.

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Source: Fox News

Eclipse engagement: North Carolina man proposes during 'once-in-a-lifetime happening'

Wednesday 20:03 GMT

When Hunter Sawyers heard about this week’s total solar eclipse two months ago, he saw an opportunity even greater than the chance to view the rare and remarkable celestial event.

“It was really beautiful and everything and she was distracted looking at the beautiful eclipse,” Sawyers said in an interview with FOX8 WGHP. Her shielded eyes pointed skyward, Bullard was completely taken with the view, unaware of the events about to unfold.

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Source: Fox News

Suicide Prevention Day: Experts give tips on how to help those struggling with suicide

Wednesday 20:03 GMT

Organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), the 15th World Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10, 2017.

On average, 121 people die by suicide daily in the U.S. – and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention estimates that number is even higher. Read on for tips from experts on how to help loved ones – including adolescents – who deal with suicidal thoughts or attempts.

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Source: CBS News

Mom challenges school's dress code as boy grows hair for cancer patients

Wednesday 20:04 GMT

Abunijmeh says Joshua Independent School District (JISD) told her the young boy's long locks violate their dress code policy and he would have to cut his hair before school came back into session.

Abunijmeh said she contacted the school superintendent and received a response from the assistant superintendent, who emailed her the guidelines listed in the dress code. According to Abunijmeh, the school official said the rules were created to "teach grooming and hygiene, prevent disruption, and minimize safety hazards."

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Source: CBS News

Burned bones found in rural Missouri identified as teen's

Wednesday 20:04 GMT

The burned human bones found on a rural southwest Missouri property have been identified as those of a 16-year-old girl whose biological mother is jailed on a 24-hour investigative hold, authorities said Tuesday.

After the girl moved back to Missouri, she was home schooled and had "almost no social contacts," according to the affidavit.

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Source: Global News

Justin Bieber’s paparazzi run-ins: Is the Canadian singer changing his tune?

Wednesday 19:08 GMT

There’s the fight Bieber had with actor Orlando Bloom at an Ibiza restaurant and club in the summer of 2014, after allegedly greeting Bloom by saying, “what’s up, b**ch?”

READ MORE: Justin Bieber ordered to attend Miami deposition after paparazzi incident. The paparazzo apologizes and explains that he was “emotional” because his “good friend got run over.”

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Source: Common Domain

Report: People close to LeBron James ‘fairly confident’ Dwyane Wade will join Cavaliers

Wednesday 19:08 GMT

Earlier in the podcast, Vardon even listed the only five people he believes reports should source as close to LeBron:. So, that something about the proximity of this information to LeBron.

Wade’s friendship with LeBron is the primary lure – but it also might push Wade to signal a desire to team up while he can’t commit then go a different direction when push comes to shove.

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Source: Global News

Avocados have this super ingredient — and we’ve been throwing it away

Wednesday 19:08 GMT

Knowing that there was an annual worldwide production of five million tonnes of avocados — 1.9 million pounds of which are consumed in the U.S. — and that their seeds contributed to industrial waste, he thought to collect the husks from the seeds to see how to put them to good use.

A recent study conducted at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley found that avocado seed husks, which surround the pit and are usually discarded, are chock full of chemical compounds that could be used to treat diseases like cancer and atherosclerosis.

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Source: New York Times

Smokers Are Welcome at This Upper East Side Bar

Wednesday 19:08 GMT

Sugar East, which opened on the Upper East Side last April, has a tobacco license thanks to the previous tenant, Merchants NY Cigar Bar, making it one of the rare places in New York where smokers don’t need to huddle on the sidewalk.

It offers serious cocktails by Jeremy Strawn, a bartender who made a name for himself at the Mulberry Project and the Standard, High Line hotel. The southwest corner of East 62nd Street and First Avenue is dominated by a loud sports bar called Treadwell Park.

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Source: The Guradian

Donald Trump awarded Super Bowl ring by New England Patriots

Wednesday 19:08 GMT

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft awarded Donald Trump a Super Bowl championship ring after the team’s valedictory trip to the White House in April.

The Patriots have made five visits to the White House after each of their five Super Bowl titles, all since the 2001 season. James said Kraft, who was one of at least seven NFL team owners who gave $1m each to Trump’s inaugural committee, said this one was the best of the five, with the most time spent with the president and the most expansive tour of the executive mansion.

Source: Global News

Winning numbers for $700 million Powerball jackpot drawn

Today 06:07 GMT
Source: NBC News

Australia's top Olympian, Airway CEO urge support for same-sex marriage

Wednesday 14:33 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Musicians turn to boutique licensing firms to get their songs in TV shows, movies and on streaming sites

Wednesday 11:46 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Apple’s Share of Smartphone Profits Dives

Today 06:06 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Louise Linton and the ‘self-sacrifice’ of a mega-rich Trump administration spouse

Today 01:33 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Exercise Has a Cascade of Positive Effects, Study Finds

Wednesday 12:44 GMT
Source: NBC News

Alabama high school petition compares pride flag to Confederate flag

Today 06:06 GMT
Source: BBC

The pop stars who have conquered the fashion world

Today 06:07 GMT
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16-member White House arts committee is latest group to quit Trump

Sunday 15:26 GMT
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Sen. Kaine says Va. could "probably do better" on state's chosen statues in Capitol

Monday 15:27 GMT
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Australia Plans More Barriers in Public Spaces After Attacks in Spain

Tuesday 12:43 GMT
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The scheme to pump desert water to L.A. could destroy the Mojave. California's Legislature needs to block it

Tuesday 10:56 GMT
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Stocks Drop as Attacks in Spain Push Investors to Safe Havens

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Cyberattack cost Maersk as much as $300 million and disrupted operations for 2 weeks

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Source: The Guradian

Brooklyn's social housing microgrid rewrites relationships with utility companies

Thursday 09:56 GMT

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