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Fraternity dosed women with date-rape drugs based on color-coded hand stamps: police

Police raided the fraternity house on Tuesday. In the wake of a raucous Friday night party at the house, three women and one man were hospitalized with symptoms of extreme intoxication and disorientation.
Donald Trump expresses anger over Jon Stewart's comments.

Donald Trump weighs in on Scotland vote — and Scotland weighs in on him

Donald Trump waded into the aftermath of the Scotland independence vote, tweeting that the secession vote may have failed due to “ugly wind turbines” built along the Scottish coastline.
Former Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK), (Agence France Presse)

‘Proud mama’ Sarah Palin defends daughter Bristol’s role in violent brawl

Palin declared herself to be a “proud mama” of her daughter the “straight shooter,” who she called “one of the strongest young women you’ll ever meet.”
Simon Bertin (WPLG)

Road-raging bicyclist shoots Florida cab driver in neck in gas station dispute

“I almost died, without knowing what I did to somebody,” said Simon Bertin, an Opa-Locka cab driver.
Democrat Chad Taylor listens to arguments before the Kansas Supreme Court on Sept. 16, 2014, in his petition to remove his name from the ballot after he withdrew from the U.S. Senate race. (Reuters)

Kansas Democrat asks court to require new US Senate candidate

A Kansas Democrat has asked the state Supreme Court to order his own party to name a new U.S. Senate candidate for the November election after the court ruled the name of a county prosecutor who withdrew must be pulled from the ballot.
Shonda Rhimes At The 41st NAACP Image Awards (Shutterstock)

NY Times critic blasted for ‘angry black woman’ profile of ‘Scandal’ creator Shonda Rhimes

Alessandra Stanley ignited a firestorm of criticism when she began her profile of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal show-runner Shonda Rhimes by claiming that “[w]hen Shonda Rhimes writes her autobiography, it should be called ‘How to Get Away With Being an Angry Black Woman.’”
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Houston fires four cops and dismisses 6,000 tickets in overtime scheme

City of Houston prosecutors have decided to dismiss over 6,000 traffic tickets issued by four police officers after investigators discovered the men were involved in a ticket-rigging ring in order to get more overtime.
Naomi Klein (Ed Kashi)

‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate’ by Naomi Klein: review

Klein wants this book to be read by people who don’t read climate-change books.