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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies at 76

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies at 76

By Mike Fossum 16 hours ago

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, a former middleweight boxer best known for having been wrongfully convicted for a shooting murder, passed away at his Toronto home Sunday morning. He was 76. Carter had spent almost 20 years in prison after being convicted …

Police Raid House Over Parody Twitter Account Police Raid House Over Parody Twitter Account

If you live in Peoria, Illinois, you’d better watch what you tweet about the mayor. Rather, you’d better watch what you tweet as the mayor from a parody account. City police performed a search operation at a Peoria home on …

Twitter Launches App Promotion Suite Twitter Launches App Promotion Suite

As expected, Twitter announced the launch of a new mobile app promotion suite, enabling app developers to use mobile app-install ads on Twitter, and throughout the MoPub Marketplace, which spans over a billion Android and iOS devices. The suite is …

Jerusalem Riot Disbanded by Israeli Police Jerusalem Riot Disbanded by Israeli Police

Israeli police mobilized at a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem Wednesday, employing tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a riotous protest formed by Palestinian Muslims, who were attempting to block Jews from entering the compound. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld …

Heidi Klum Goes Topless in Mexico Heidi Klum Goes Topless in Mexico

German supermodel Heidi Klum was recently spotted on a beach in Tulum, Mexico while vacationing with her latest boyfriend, 27-year-old Vito Schnabel. Klum, 40, has been dating Schnabel, a New York art dealer, since February, and took a topless dip …

Portland Shootout Leaves K-9 Dead, Officer Wounded Portland Shootout Leaves K-9 Dead, Officer Wounded

A police dog sent after a robbery suspect was killed during a shootout in Portland, Oregon Wednesday morning, and the K-9 unit handler was wounded. The incident began after police observed three men exiting a uniform shop, which lead to …

Twitter Is Buying Gnip To Make Data More Accessible Twitter Is Buying Gnip To Make Data More Accessible

Twitter announced on Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Gnip, a social data provider that’s been a Twitter partner for quite some time. Twitter says Gnip has played a “crucial role” in collecting and digesting Twitter’s …

American Airlines Terror Threat: Dutch Teen Arrested American Airlines Terror Threat: Dutch Teen Arrested

There has been a new twist in the story of a 14-year-old who tweeted a terroristic threat to American Airlines on Sunday. It has been reported that the teen responsible has been arrested and taken into custody. In a statement …

Nevada Cattle Released to Cliven Bundy by Feds Nevada Cattle Released to Cliven Bundy by Feds

Federal land managers explained that “escalating tensions” forced the release of roughly 400 head of cattle that had been corralled on public land in southern Nevada. The cows belonged to rancher Cliven Bundy, who had refused to relent to federal …

Chile Wildfire Kills 16, Burns 500 Homes Chile Wildfire Kills 16, Burns 500 Homes

A major wildfire is sweeping through the Pacific coastal city of Valparaiso, Chile which has so far left 16 dead and has consumed at least 500 homes. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said early Sunday that over 1,200 firefighters are at …

Coachella 2014 Reunites OutKast, Blows up Twitter Coachella 2014 Reunites OutKast, Blows up Twitter

The annual two-weekend, three-day Coachella Festival features 184 artists this year, with headlining acts including a reunited OutKast performing on Friday, Muse headlining the Saturday shows, and Arcade Fire set to close out Sunday nights. The 2014 festival also features …

Girl's Terrorist Threats Get Her In Serious Trouble Girl's Terrorist Threats Get Her In Serious Trouble

There are few things in this world that are quite as annoying as spoiled teenagers attempting to troll about non-laughing matters. No matter how hard these clueless youngsters try, the reality of terrorism in a post-9/11 world is never going …

Zumwalt Warship Christened by US Navy Zumwalt Warship Christened by US Navy

The United States Navy christened its new stealth destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine on Saturday. The $3.3 billion, 610-foot-long battleship is the largest and most technologically advanced destroyer in naval history. Anne Zumwalt and …

Minnie Driver: Why Did She Quit Twitter? Minnie Driver: Why Did She Quit Twitter?

Actress Minnie Driver learned a tough lesson with regards to the internet: There’s always someone floating around with something not-so-nice to say. Driver found this out when a photo of her on vacation made the rounds on social media. In …

Stiletto Shoe Killer Gets Life in Prison Stiletto Shoe Killer Gets Life in Prison

A Houston, Texas woman convicted of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a 5.5 inch blue suede stiletto shoe was sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday. Ana Trujillio, 45, cried as a judge upheld the jury’s decision, and commented, “I …

Colin Kaepernick Responds To Allegations Colin Kaepernick Responds To Allegations

Colin Kaepernick was the subject of much speculation on Thursday when several articles hit the web describing his alleged involvement in a sexual assault that occurred in early April. Today, the 49ers quarterback took to Twitter to set the record …

Kylie Jenner Denies Plastic Surgery Rumors Kylie Jenner Denies Plastic Surgery Rumors

Kylie Jenner is the latest of the Kardashian/Jenner clan to come under fire with plastic surgery claims, and she says it’s hurting her feelings. The 16-year old put several posts up on Twitter on Wednesday regarding the rumors and reminded …