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Turkish journalists sentenced to 2 years in prison over Charlie Hebdo cartoon



Two Turkish journalists have been sentenced to two years in prison for republishing a cover of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo with a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.

Baller cop recruits Shaq to play in pickup basketball game against kids



Shaq teamed up with Gainesville Police to surprise a group of kids whose neighbor called the police on them with a complaint for playing basketball too loudly. Read more…

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Ex-Oklahoma cop’s sex assault victims speak out: ‘I was afraid for my life’



The rape convictions that could put a fired Oklahoma City police officer behind bars for life are vindication for some of the women he targeted, and also a reminder of how difficult it is to achieve justice in such cases.

Most victims never report sexual assaults, and those who accused ex-officer Daniel Holtzclaw were even more vulnerable as poor black women, many with checkered histories of crime and addiction.

A grandmother’s bravery in telling her story made all the difference this time….

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ runs into trouble in India over ‘homosexual’ content



India’s Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC) has issued a notice to the channel Star World for showing a ‘homosexual encounter’ and ‘denigrating women’ in the popular American medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy.

The notice was given after a complaint from the ministry of information and broadcasting which described the scenes as ‘indecent’ and ‘vulgar’. BCCC, a self-regulatory body set up by the Indian…

FCC slaps Hilton with tiny fine for Wi-Fi probe obstruction



Say a huge hotel chain such as Hilton has been allegedly obstructing customers’ Wi-Fi hotspots in order to charge them outrageous Wi-Fi fines. Say the said hotel chain is now obstructing the investigation into the matter. If you’re the FCC, what do you do? Well, you slap Hilton with a $25,000 fine, enough to make the $25 billion hotel chain tremble and despair

The proposed fine comes after Hilton Worldwide Holdings apparently obstructed the investigation into a complaint from August 2014,…

Lush cosmetics defends ad campaign featuring naked women



Lush Australia will not change how it approaches marketing despite a decision by the Advertising Standards Board to uphold a complaint against the homemade cosmetics brand‘s campaign to raise awareness of excess packaging that featured nude women.

During August and September this year, Lush began a campaign against excessive packaging in the cosmetics industry by highlighting how many of its products are “naked,” or unpackaged. As part of the campaign, Lush placed posters in its shop windows…

Iowa couple aims to buy 1,000 billboards denouncing same-sex marriage



A legal fight ensued after Betty and Richard Odgaard refused to allow same-sex marriages at their venue, prompting the Iowa couple to close their business

Now, the Odgaards are turning to billboards — 1,000 of them, to be precise — to promote their belief that marriage is meant to be between one man and one woman

The Mennonite couple, who lives in Grimes, Iowa, stopped hosting weddings at…

FBI: Islamic State sympathizer charged in backpack bomb plot



A man described by the FBI as an Islamic State sympathizer who hoped to mount attacks on U.S. soil was charged Tuesday with plotting to detonate a nail-filled backpack bomb on a Florida beach.

It’s the latest in a string of arrests targeting potential ISIS-related plots in the U.S. Earlier this month, the FBI touted its work in disrupting numerous such plans in places like the New York City area and Boston

A criminal…

This battery case gives a Samsung Galaxy S6 its microSD card slot back



Two things users bemoan about the Samsung Galaxy S6: Its lack of a microSD card slot for storage expansion, and its sealed, non-replaceable battery.

Samsung traded the two features in for a thinner and lighter design made from glass and aluminum — which, in our opinion, was worth it. But if you’re still stingy about losing the features (and have no interest in picking up the equally impressive LG G4), this case from Incipio may interest you.