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NYC Cop Fired Over Eric Garner and Cops Are Mad

NYC Cop Fired Over Eric Garner and Cops Are Mad

Five years after Garner’s death in a confrontation with police in the Tompkinsville neighborhood of Staten…

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Motorola Thief Gets 4 Years For Stealing Trade Secrets

CHICAGO — A former software engineer for Motorola, Inc., now Motorola Solutions, Inc., a telecommunications company based in suburban Schaumburg, was sentenced today to four years in federal prison for stealing Motorola trade secrets relating to its proprietary iDEN technology.

The defendant, HANJUAN JIN, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in…

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Yahoo News Chief Fired For Comments About Mitt Romney

Yahoo News’ Washington bureau chief David Chalian was fired on Wednesday after a hot-mic incident during an online broadcast from the GOP convention in Tampa. Media watchdog NewsBusters was first to post audio of the incident. Politico broke the news of his firing.

During the broadcast, Chalian can be…

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Republicans Formally Nominate Mitt Romney

Republicans formally nominated Mitt Romney for president on Tuesday, minting the former Massachusetts governor as the party’s official opponent this fall versus President Barack Obama.

Romney has been the presumptive Republican presidential nominee since late spring, when his major opponents ended their campaigns for president.But he Republicans held…

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Hurricane Isaac Headed Towards New Orleans

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Isaac has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane with 75 mph winds as it makes its way toward Louisiana.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that Isaac gained strength as it moved over the warm, open waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Isaac is…

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Apple Wants Samsung Products Pulled From Shelves

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple Inc. on Monday gave a federal judge a list of eight Samsung Electronics Co. products it wants pulled from shelves and banned from the U.S. market, including popular Galaxy model smartphones.

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh asked for the list after a jury in…

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