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Authorities identify woman killed by Police in deadly shooting

On Thursday, police shot a woman in Downtown Atlanta after she started firing, while she was in the back of a patrol car. The woman has been identified as 25-year-old Alexia Christian. According to police, Christian was held in the back of the police car when she shot at two police officers, who... read more

Former FBI Agent lied to Jurors during Mobster James “Whitey” Bulger’s Trial

Federal officials said Thursday that a former FBI agent lied to jurors during mobster James “Whitey” Bulger’s trial and exaggerated what he accomplished being at professional front, like claiming to be the first officer having recovered the rifle used to assassinate Martin Luther King Jr. The... read more

Colorado Theater Shootings: Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys unveil Unknown Facts

Almost after three years of mystery, a clear picture of James Holmes came into light after the first trial in the Colorado theater shootings.

The defense lawyers in an opening statement on Monday portrayed James as a smiling child who enjoyed surfing with his family but who even sensed... read more

ESPN sues Verizon over violation of contract

On Monday, ESPN, a unit of Walt Disney Co, sued Verizon Communications for violation of contract related to a new pay TV offering. ESPN said in a legal document, which was sent to the Supreme Court of New York State that Verizon breached its obligations ‘under certain license agreements’ and it... read more

Former Military Officials in Favor of Same-Sex Marriages

On April 28, the Supreme Court is scheduled to the hear the case in which a group of same-sex couples are asking the court to declare that all states must recognize same-sex marriages in states as legal.

Currently, same-sex military couples can face difficulties if they decide to move to... read more

Sheriff fires 6, suspends 29 over treatment of mentally ill prisoner

On Friday, Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia fired six jailers and suspended 29 others a year and a half after a mentally ill prisoner was found festering in squalor in a Harris County jail cell. It appeared that the prisoner was in such condition in the cell for weeks. This decision taken by... read more

Boston Bombing Jury to hear Closing Arguments

Today will be the last chance of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's legal team to emotionally connect with the jury as the closing arguments are scheduled to begin.

The jury will begin the deliberation process on the boy's guilt in April's gruesome attacks, once the federal prosecutors and defense... read more

France bans super-skinny models with new legislation

France has banned super-skinny models in a newly introduced legislation with provision for fine and jail term for modeling agents hiring ultra-thin fashion models. The new law passed on Friday follows the laws introduced by Spain, Israel and some other countries on runways and in advertising... read more

Arizona Lawmakers give green light to Abortion Bill

Arizona lawmakers have approved a legislation under which the abortion providers are required to tell women that they may be able to reverse a drug-induced abortion.

This will stop women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace, including abortion coverage.

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Former San Francisco officer, who was involved in racist text message scandal, resigns

According to Anthony Brass, attorney of a 46-year-old Michael Robison, one of the four San Francisco officers under investigation for sending racist and homophobic texts, resigned on Wednesday.

The racist text messages between 2011 and 2012 were targeted on gays and minorities which were... read more

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg facing lawsuit over Palo Alto home

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is facing a lawsuit filed by Mircea Voskerician over a dispute regarding his Palo Alto home. Voskerician had informed Zuckerberg in November 2012 that he planned to build a house behind his property in Palo Alto.

Concerned about his privacy, Zuckerberg made an... read more

Ellen Pao testifies in case against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Ellen Pao testified for the first time in her lawsuit against Menlo Park-based venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Ellen Pao has accused the venture capital firm of gender discrimination and promoting three male junior partners instead of women employees who deserved the... read more

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