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Baltimore police shot an 8th grader with a toy gun on anniversary of civil unrest

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One year to the day after Baltimore erupted in unrest following the police-custody death of a 25-year-old black man named Freddie Gray, police in Baltimore shot an eighth-grade teen carrying a toy gun.

UC Davis paid tons of cash in attempt to make this pepper spray image disappear from the web

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Money well spent?

The University of California, Davis paid $175,000 to get a contractor to erase negative stories about them on the Internet that stemmed from a 2011 pepper spraying incident on campus, according to new documents released to The Sacramento Bee.

The school was trying to boost its image after a 2011 incident in which several police officers pepper-sprayed students involved in an Occupy protest.

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Nonwhite actors nearly swept every nominated category at the SAG Awards

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LOS ANGELES — The actors have spoken out about #OscarsSoWhite. Pretty much all the actors in Hollywood.

Nearly every category in which a nonwhite actor or ensemble was nominated at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday night went to that candidate — the only exception being the final award, Best Film Ensemble, which went to Spotlight.

Of the 13 categories announced during Saturday night’s telecast, seven had either nonwhite actors or diverse ensembles as nominees. Six of those won it:…

Nonwhite actors nearly swept every nominated category at the SAG Awards

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LOS ANGELES — The actors have spoken out about #OscarsSoWhite. Pretty much all the actors in Hollywood.

Nearly every category in which a nonwhite actor or ensemble was nominated at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday night went to that candidate — the only exception being the final award, Best Film Ensemble, which went to Spotlight.

Of the 13 categories announced during Saturday night’s telecast, seven had either nonwhite actors or diverse ensembles as nominees. Six of those won it:…

This New York City Airbnb listing takes Netflix and Chill very seriously

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Netflix and Chill just got the Airbnbtreatment in New York City.

Three hosts are bringing the meme to life by decking out a West Village 1-bedroom apartment with a Netflix and Chill theme. The room, which costs $400 a night, features a Netflix bedspread, “a fully stacked mini-bar,” an HD projector with an AppleTV and Netflix account” and access to the rooftop

The idea came from Tom Galle, a 31-year-old who works in advertising, Moises Sanabria, a 25-year-old artist, and Alyssa Davis, a…

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis to attend Obama’s final State of the Union address

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Kim Davis, the county clerk in Kentucky who defied a court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, will attend President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address Tuesday night, The Washington Examiner reports.

The Family Research Council, a socially conservative Christian group that opposes same-sex marriage, secured Davis’ spot in the House chamber at the U.S. Capitol.

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Grisly death on cruise ship resembled ‘scene of The Shining’

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A Florida family taking a Christmas cruise was shocked by the scene of a terrible death on board a Carnival Cruise Line ship.

On Sunday, electrician Jose Sandoval Opazo, 66, was killed while working on an elevator on the Carnival Ecstasy, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.

“Somebody was inside or behind that wall when the elevator came down,” cruise passenger Matt Davis told WFTX. “I don’t know what happened, but something terrifying happened.”

“To look and see the elevator with…

Grisly death on cruise ship resembled ‘scene of The Shining’

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A Florida family taking a Christmas cruise was shocked by the scene of a terrible death on board a Carnival Cruise Line ship.

On Sunday, electrician Jose Sandoval Opazo, 66, was killed while working on an elevator on the Carnival Ecstasy, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.

“Somebody was inside or behind that wall when the elevator came down,” cruise passenger Matt Davis told WFTX. “I don’t know what happened, but something terrifying happened.”

“To look and see the elevator with…

Viola Davis’ biggest fan, her daughter, dressed as her for Halloween

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Viola Davis has found a No. 1 fan in her sweet 4-year-old daughter.

When it came time for little Genisis Tennon to select a Halloween costume, she chose to dress up like her Emmy-winning mother — and luckily for all of us, the actress shared a photo on Facebook.

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Every time Kim Davis and her attorneys have stretched the truth

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Kim Davis and her attorneys have been plastered across news websites over the past few weeks after the Kentucky clerk repeatedly refused to issue marriage licenses following a recent Supreme Court ruling that effectively legalized same-sex marriage across the United States

News sites have mostly written about her standoffs with same-sex couples or her five-day stint in jail. But Davis and her attorneys have also made headlines for several ways in which they’ve stretched the truth

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