Monday, 30 March 2015

Sixteen states have more people in prison cells than college dorms

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Sixteen states have more people in prison cells than college dorms

College or prison, which is more important?  In 16 states in the land of the free, the answer is prison.As was reported in MetricMaps, there are 16 states where there are more bodies filling up the prisons than …
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/30/sixteen-states-have-more-people-in-prison-cells-than-college-dorms/

Exclusive: Headhunter contacts Morgan Stanley's Fleming about CEO job at BNY Mellon

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Exclusive: Headhunter contacts Morgan Stanley's Fleming about CEO job at BNY Mellon

(Story corrects Cavanagh's title in fifth paragraph to co-chief operating officer from chief operating officer)
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/27/exclusive-headhunter-contacts-morgan-stanleys-fleming-about-ceo-job-at-bny-mellon-2/

Teen handcuffed, threatened with arrest for using pin to hold glasses together

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Teen handcuffed, threatened with arrest for using pin to hold glasses together

theGrio REPORT - Parents and students have rallied outside a high school in support of a senior who was handcuffed and threatened with arrest over a pin that he was using to hold his glasses together.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/30/teen-handcuffed-threatened-with-arrest-for-using-pin-to-hold-glasses-together/

Lakers-76ers Preview

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Lakers-76ers Preview

Quality rookie seasons from Nerlens Noel and Jordan Clarkson have been the silver linings of otherwise dismal seasons for the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers....
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/30/lakers-76ers-preview/

Eighteen-year-old Transgender teen dies of apparent suicide

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Eighteen-year-old Transgender teen dies of apparent suicide

theGRIO REPORT - The death of 18-year-old Blake Brockington is the second apparent suicide of a transgender teen to rock a North Carolina community...
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/30/eighteen-year-old-transgender-teen-dies-of-apparent-suicide/

Sunday, 29 March 2015

‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ star Daisy Lewellyn reveals battle with stage 3 cancer

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‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ star Daisy Lewellyn reveals battle with stage 3 cancer

VIDEO - 'Blood, Swear & Heels' star Daisy Lewellyn opens up about her battle with stage 3 cancer..
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/30/blood-sweat-heels-star-daisy-lewellyn-reveals-battle-with-stage-3-cancer/

​A blind artist's altruistic vision

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​A blind artist's altruistic vision

Jeff Hanson lost most of his sight as a child, but that hasn't stopped him from embarking on a career as a painter - and a philanthropist
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/29/%e2%80%8ba-blind-artists-altruistic-vision/

Randy Stein resigns from Littleton Council

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Randy Stein resigns from Littleton Council

Littleton City Councilman Randy Stein submitted his resignation Friday, effective immediately, the city said in news release.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/28/randy-stein-resigns-from-littleton-council/

Bill on bodily fluids merits much more than snickers

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Bill on bodily fluids merits much more than snickers

the debate on the floor of the minnesota house surfaced near midnight, when most of the curious and the connected had gone home
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/29/bill-on-bodily-fluids-merits-much-more-than-snickers/

Saturday, 28 March 2015

A new Sondheim movie tune sends us back into the vault

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A new Sondheim movie tune sends us back into the vault

A new Stephen Sondheim song is news. Now on DVD and Blu-ray, the film version of the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical "Into the Woods" features among its bonus content a new Sondheim song written for the witch played by Meryl Streep.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/28/a-new-sondheim-movie-tune-sends-us-back-into-the-vault-2/

Video: Ellen Pao, Kleiner Perkins lawyer react to discrimination case verdict

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Video: Ellen Pao, Kleiner Perkins lawyer react to discrimination case verdict

Ellen Pao reacts to losing her sex discrimination case against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins. A lawyer for Kleiner Perkins also makes a statement.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/29/video-ellen-pao-kleiner-perkins-lawyer-react-to-discrimination-case-verdict/

Jamie Foxx squashes Katie Holmes dating rumors again

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Jamie Foxx squashes Katie Holmes dating rumors again

theGRIO REPORT - Rumors about Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes have been circulating since August of 2013. But Foxx is still in full denial mode...
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/28/jamie-foxx-squashes-katie-holmes-dating-rumors-again/

RadioShack sale opponents assail ‘sham’ auction to hedge fund

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RadioShack sale opponents assail ‘sham’ auction to hedge fund

in last-minute revisions to its initial offer, standard general agreed that intellectual property and customer data would not be part of the sale.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/28/radioshack-sale-opponents-assail-sham-auction-to-hedge-fund/

EEOC: Evidence points to gender discrimination at Ford Chicago plant

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EEOC: Evidence points to gender discrimination at Ford Chicago plant

An Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigation has found "reasonable cause to believe" that four women who filed a civil lawsuit against Ford Motor in November were discriminated against and subjected to racial and sexual harassment.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/28/eeoc-evidence-points-to-gender-discrimination-at-ford-chicago-plant-2/

Did Secret Service Agents Drive Drunk? It's Complicated

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Did Secret Service Agents Drive Drunk? It's Complicated

An email claimed the agents were "extremely intoxicated" after the crash, but supervisors at the scene said differently. No breathalyzer was used.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/28/did-secret-service-agents-drive-drunk-its-complicated/

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was declared 'unfit' to fly by docs

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Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was declared 'unfit' to fly by docs

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz underwent psychiatric treatment for a "serious depressive episode" six years ago, according to a report.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/28/co-pilot-andreas-lubitz-was-declared-unfit-to-fly-by-docs-2/

Olympian Angela Hucles on learning 'positive self-talk'

http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/27/olympian-angela-hucles-on-learning-positive-self-talk/

Friday, 27 March 2015

Joel Brodsky's rock star photography

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Joel Brodsky's rock star photography

Morrison Hotel Gallery in New York is showcasing Brodsky's work -- from classic shots of The Doors to famous album covers
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/25/joel-brodskys-rock-star-photography/

Dr. Blonz: Eggs-cellent usage guidelines

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Dr. Blonz: Eggs-cellent usage guidelines

Advice from a Kensington nutritionist with a doctorate
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/27/dr-blonz-eggs-cellent-usage-guidelines/

Rowan Atkinson talks up 25 years of Mr. Bean's clownish chaos

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Rowan Atkinson talks up 25 years of Mr. Bean's clownish chaos

It has been 25 years since Rowan Atkinson, CBE, brought the quietly calamitous "Mr. Bean" to television, an anniversary that has been celebrated with "The Whole Bean: Remastered," a video collection released this week by Shout! Factory.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/26/rowan-atkinson-talks-up-25-years-of-mr-beans-clownish-chaos/

Elvis returns to Las Vegas with exhibits, shows and more in April

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Elvis returns to Las Vegas with exhibits, shows and more in April

No need to ever head to Graceland again. Elvis returns to the building at the new “Graceland Presents Elvis: The Exhibition — The Show — The Experience,” coming to Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in April.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/02/28/elvis-returns-to-las-vegas-with-exhibits-shows-and-more-in-april/

Valeo's self-driving car systems learn from Safran drones

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Valeo's self-driving car systems learn from Safran drones

PARIS (Reuters) - French auto parts maker Valeo plans to draw on drone software and other military technologies from partner Safran to offer self-driving vehicle platforms to carmakers by the end of the decade.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/27/valeos-self-driving-car-systems-learn-from-safran-drones-2/

RadioShack rescue deal dogged by fights, demands for new auction

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RadioShack rescue deal dogged by fights, demands for new auction

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - RadioShack Corp's rescue deal to keep 1,740 stores open was attacked on Thursday by the bankrupt retailer's top creditor, a failed bidder who called the auction a sham and sought a new sale.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/27/radioshack-rescue-deal-dogged-by-fights-demands-for-new-auction-3/

WilmerHale plucks three from Faegre in law-firm expansion

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WilmerHale plucks three from Faegre in law-firm expansion

Law firm powerhouse WilmerHale has plucked three of Denver's top intellectual-property attorneys — all from the same competing firm — as part of its effort to expand its presence in Colorado, the firm announced Tuesday.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/27/wilmerhale-plucks-three-from-faegre-in-law-firm-expansion/

Missing boy investigation shifts to area near Mississippi River

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Missing boy investigation shifts to area near Mississippi River

Crystal police cite “strong evidence” that dad was in that area.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/27/missing-boy-investigation-shifts-to-area-near-mississippi-river/