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Man tries to float from Mexico to U.S. on duffel bag filled with pot

Border Patrol agents arrested a man who they said tried to float from Mexico to the U.S. on a duffel bag filled with marijuana. Agents said Monday the man was stopped about a mile north of the border near San Diego after they heard reports Sept. 19 of someone swimming…

Germany charges 93-year-old alleged Auschwitz guard

German prosecutors said Thursday they had charged a 93-year-old alleged former guard at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz with complicity to murder. The accused, who was not identified by prosecutors but has been named by media as Hans Lipschis, was deported to Germany from the United States in the 1980s…

Appeals court orders new trial for Florida mom serving 20-year term for shooting at wall

A Florida woman will get a new trial after she was sentenced to 20 years for firing a warning shot in the wall during a dispute with her ex-husband. The 1st District Court of Appeal ordered the retrial after ruling a judge had not properly instructed the jury that convicted…

JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon holds talks with Justice Department

JPMorgan Chase chief Jamie Dimon held talks with the Department of Justice Thursday on a possible $11 billion deal to settle alleged violations, a source close to the matter said. Dimon and US Attorney General Eric Holder met in Washington amid intense negotiations to wrap up a slew of misbehavior…

California car dealers go crying to DMV about Tesla Motors’ website

California Car Dealers Go Crying To DMV About Tesla’s Website (via Techdirt) Auto dealers have been dealing with disruption just about as well as any other legacy industry has. Instead of attempting to compete, dealers have chosen to respond to Tesla’s refusal to cut them in on the middleman action…

WATCH: Elizabeth Warren and Lawrence Lessig discuss Citizens United 2.0.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig discussed the potential legal and political fallout of the McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission case on Thursday. During an event hosted by Constitutional Accountability Center, the duo explained why the case is being called “Citizens United 2.0.” Watch video below:…

George Zimmerman’s estranged wife reveals doubts about his innocence

The estranged wife of George Zimmerman said she’s developed doubts about her husband’s involvement in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Shellie Zimmerman told the Today Show on Thursday that her husband had changed since his acquittal in July on second-degree murder charges. “He just kind of treated me…

Bill Gates calls ‘Control+Alt+Delete’ a mistake

Bill Gates has admitted that asking users to press the “Control+Alt+Delete” key combo to logon to their computers a “mistake”… right before passing the buck along to IBM, which refused to add a single button that would…  …

Anti-radiation fence at Fukushima nuclear plant has hole: TEPCO

Workers at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Thursday spotted a hole in one of the barriers intended to keep radioactive particles contained in the harbour, the operator said. Tokyo Electric Power set up silt fences in the harbour next to the plant, including one covering each outlet at reactor units…

Montana teacher released from prison after 31-day sentence for raping teen

A former high school teacher was released Thursday from prison after serving just 31 days for raping a student who killed herself before the case went to trial. Stacey Rambold will be placed on probation for 14 years and 11 months for the rape of former student Cherice Moralez, who…

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