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  • China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

    China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

    Saturday, August 23 2014 2:44 AM EDT2014-08-23 06:44:55 GMT
    Organizers say Chinese authorities have shut down an independent film festival, a rare venue for the showing of independent films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls.
    Chinese authorities shut down an independent film festival on its opening day Saturday, a rare venue for the showing of films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls, organizers said.
  • Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer

    Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:15:13 GMT
    A parole board has again declined to release John Lennon's killer.
    John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday.
  • NFL, rapper MIA reach settlement

    NFL, rapper MIA reach settlement

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:14:48 GMT
    An attorney for M.I.A. says his client and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the Sri Lankan rapper's flash of the middle finger during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime...
    An attorney for M.I.A. says his client and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the Sri Lankan rapper's flash of the middle finger during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime...
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  • China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

    China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

    Saturday, August 23 2014 2:44 AM EDT2014-08-23 06:44:57 GMT
    Organizers say Chinese authorities have shut down an independent film festival, a rare venue for the showing of independent films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls.
    Chinese authorities shut down an independent film festival on its opening day Saturday, a rare venue for the showing of films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls, organizers said.
  • Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer

    Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:15:13 GMT
    A parole board has again declined to release John Lennon's killer.
    John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday.
  • NFL, rapper MIA reach settlement

    NFL, rapper MIA reach settlement

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:14:48 GMT
    An attorney for M.I.A. says his client and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the Sri Lankan rapper's flash of the middle finger during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime...
    An attorney for M.I.A. says his client and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the Sri Lankan rapper's flash of the middle finger during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime...
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  • New marijuana drug 'Wax' looks and feels like lip balm

    New marijuana drug 'Wax' looks and feels like lip balm

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:52:09 GMT
    It goes by the name Wax, Butter and Honeycomb on the streets, and it can pack a kick equal to 15 to 20 joints of marijuana. The new drug looks and feels like lip balm. It's made from the oils of marijuana plants and has a high level of THC - the chemical that produces a high.
    It goes by the name Wax, Butter and Honeycomb on the streets, and it can pack a kick equal to 15 to 20 joints of marijuana. The new drug looks and feels like lip balm. It's made from the oils of marijuana plants and has a high level of THC - the chemical that produces a high.
  • Oklahoma policeman accused of sex assaults on duty

    Oklahoma policeman accused of sex assaults on duty

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:36:23 GMT
    An Oklahoma City police officer was arrested Thursday and is being held in lieu of $5 million bond after being accused of committing a series of sexual assaults against at least six women while on duty.
    An Oklahoma City police officer was arrested Thursday and is being held in lieu of $5 million bond after being accused of committing a series of sexual assaults against at least six women while on duty.
  • VIDEO: Beluga whale teases kids at aquarium

    VIDEO: Beluga whale teases kids at aquarium

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-08-22 12:33:53 GMT
    Video of a beluga whale teasing children at a zoo has gone viral. You can see Juno snapping his jaws at three young children at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.
    Video of a beluga whale teasing children at a zoo has gone viral. You can see Juno snapping his jaws at three young children at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.
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  • Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

    Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

    Saturday, August 23 2014 3:35 AM EDT2014-08-23 07:35:26 GMT
    Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed...
    Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black...
  • Thousands to march against NY chokehold death

    Thousands to march against NY chokehold death

    Saturday, August 23 2014 2:04 AM EDT2014-08-23 06:04:54 GMT
    Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.
    Thousands of marchers are expected to protest the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.
  • Police officer accused of sex assaults on patrol

    Police officer accused of sex assaults on patrol

    Saturday, August 23 2014 1:45 AM EDT2014-08-23 05:45:09 GMT
    An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol - picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic...
    An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol - picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic stops and...
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