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Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

ESPN Suspends Stephen A. Smith for a Week


ESPN suspended Stephen A. Smith for a week on Tuesday for comments that suggested women should avoid provoking men into assaulting them.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Flesh-Eating Saltwater Bacteria Kills 10 People


A death in Sarasota County has health officials reminding people about a bacteria in Florida’s coastal waters that has the potential to cause serious illness, even death.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Murder, Mayhem, and Meditation


America is locking up more people than any other nation on earth. Home to just 5 percent of the world’s total population, the United States houses more than 20 percent of the world’s prisoners. In the last three decades, fueled in large part by a national drug policy and legislation like three strikes laws, America has imprisoned more people in local jails, federal penitentiaries, and private correctional facilities than Stalin put in the Gulags. New court rulings have declared overcrowded prisons to be unconstitutional, and the sheer cost of incarceration is forcing prisons to let prisoners back out on the streets.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

DMX Rides Orlando Sling Shot


The long-time rapper is seen in rare form at a Florida amusement park. Joined by a complete stranger, watch DMX scream his heart out on a Slingshot Ride.

 

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

What’s Beef? Albuquerque Isotopes vs Reno Aces


A monster brawl broke out Saturday night at a AAA baseball game in Reno, Nevada, leading to 11 ejections. It happened at a game between the Albuquerque Isotopes and Reno Aces. Ten players and Reno manager Phil Nevin were thrown out of the game.

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Drugs, Crime, and the Australian Bikie


It’s now tougher than ever to be a bikie in Australia.

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Stephen A. Smith Apologizes for Comments About Ray Rice and Domestic Violence


Sports analyst Stephen A. Smith apologized for the comments about domestic violence he made on ESPN’s First Take on Friday. While discussing Ray Rice’s two-game suspension following the footballer’s arrest for allegedly punching his wife unconscious, Smith said that women should think about how not to “provoke wrong actions” from men.

Monday, July 28th, 2014

North Korea Threatens to Nuke White House and Pentagon


SEOUL — A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Warriors Off The Res: Aboriginal Gangs in Winnipeg


Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba, Canada — and for 16 of the past 33 years, it has also been the country’s murder capital. The prairie city is home to just under 800,000 people, about 10 percent of whom are Aboriginal, meaning Winnipeg boasts the largest urban Aboriginal population in Canada. Largely impoverished and facing continual discrimination, the community has given rise to violent Aboriginal street gangs. VICE News went to Winnipeg to spend time with gang members and find out why they’re linked to the majority of the city’s murders.

Friday, July 25th, 2014

French Montana + Khloe Kardashian Interview w Angie Martinez


French Montana and his main squeeze Khloe Kardashian, gave their first interview today on The Angie Martinez Show. Before Khloe cracked the mic, French talked about working with Kanye West, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, state of hip-hop, and Diddy. Afterward, Khloe weighed in on their relationship.