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FBI opens probe of violent arrest of black South Carolina student

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FBI opens probe of violent arrest of black South Carolina student

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Oct 27,2015
National News

By Greg Lacour COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) – Federal authorities launched a civil rights investigation on Tuesday into a white deputy’s arrest of a black high school student in South Carolina, after video showed him slamming the teenager to the ground and dragging her across a classroom. The actions by officer Ben Fields at Spring Valley

Water buffalos race to the finish line in annual Thailand festival

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Oct 27,2015
Offbeat

CHONBURI, Thailand – Spectators cheered as water buffalos stormed to the finish line at the 2015 buffalo races during a festival that began more than a century ago. …read more Source::

Coach disputes Kaepernick isolated from 49ers

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Oct 27,2015
Sports

Coach disputes Kaepernick isolated from 49ers …read more Source::

Obama: Women’s soccer team showed what ‘playing like a girl’ really means

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Oct 27,2015
National News

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s World Cup dominance shows “playing like a girl means you’re a badass,” Obama says. …read more Source::

Bulls' Rose says he's still having blurred vision

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Oct 26,2015
Sports

Bulls’ Rose says he’s still having blurred vision …read more Source::

Maine groups team up on ballot measure to make marijuana legal

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Oct 26,2015
National News

BOSTON/SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – Two groups that had backed competing ballot initiatives to make recreational use of marijuana legal in Maine agreed on Monday to join forces on one measure to put before voters in 2016. The state is one of six where competing pro-marijuana groups hope to hold referendums on marijuana legalization in 2016,

The NBA team you’ve never heard of

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Oct 26,2015
National News

Its brief membership of the NBA is just a fading memory, but residents of Sheboygan still fondly remember the days when its basketball team put the small city on the map. …read more Source::

3,500 year-old jewelry haul shows opulence of prehistoric Greek burials

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Oct 26,2015
Offbeat

ATHENS (Reuters) – Archaeologists in southern Greece have discovered gold signet rings and a chain, gold and silver goblets, a sword and over 1,000 fragments of semi-precious stones in a tomb… …read more Source::

7 pot fears dispelled in visit to Colorado

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Oct 26,2015
National News

Ohio voters will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana use this Election Day. …read more Source::