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January 15, 2019 10:49 PM M. Night Shyamalan Thinks Glass Is Deep. It’s Not

The films of M. Night Shyamalan, with their shouty surprise endings—HE’S DEAD! IT’S A WILDLIFE PRESERVE! and my personal favorite, JUST THROW WATER ON THEM!—bring great pleasure to some and intense, groan-stifling agony to others. But even those in the first camp might have to work hard to love Glass, Shyamalan’s dopey dual sequel to the 2000 super-natural 4325 1

January 7, 2019 5:42 PM Cyntoia Brown granted clemency years after getting life sentence for killing man as teen

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted clemency Monday to Cyntoia Brown, an alleged sex traffic victim who was sentenced to life in prison when she was 16 after killing a man and whose case was championed by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna and LeBron James. Haslam commuted her life sentence and Brown will be released to parole supervision 156

January 5, 2019 12:23 PM 'Bribe' offer to cardboard traffic cop results in two men facing charges: report

Two men face charges after allegedly pretending to bribe a cardboard cutout of a traffic cop in Sri Lanka. (Vavuniya Police) Sri Lankan police are apparently no stiffs. Authorities in the island nation just south of India recently arrested two men after a video on Facebook showed them allegedly pretending to bribe a life-size cardboard cutout of a traffic 159

January 4, 2019 11:48 PM Dallas police to investigate assault on Muslim as hate crime

DALLAS – Dallas police plan to investigate an alleged assault on a Muslim woman from Oklahoma as a hate crime. Police spokeswoman Tamike Dameron said Friday the probe into the attack is ongoing, but that it will be investigated as a hate crime. Jenan Ayesh, who lives in Oklahoma City and Enid, says she was visiting Reunion Tower in Dallas with several 133

January 2, 2019 9:47 PM U.S. 'deeply concerned' about Colombia coca cultivation: Pompeo

CARTAGENA (Reuters) - The United States is deeply concerned about an increase in coca cultivation in Colombia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, but will work with the Andean country to cut production of the raw material for cocaine in half by the end of 2023. Pompeo met with Colombian President Ivan Duque on a brief visit to the coastal 143

December 29, 2018 3:09 PM Brazil's president-elect plans decree allowing wider gun ownership

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday he plans to issue a decree allowing all Brazilians without criminal records to own firearms, welcome news to many core supporters who want him to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws. Throughout his campaign, Bolsonaro had pledged to dismantle Brazil’s current gun legislation 103

December 22, 2018 6:49 AM Iran executes businessman for economic crimes: state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Saturday executed a businessman sentenced to death by a fast-track court set up to fight economic crimes, state television reported, following an outcry against profiteering and corruption that has seen dozens of people jailed. The new Islamic revolutionary courts — whose rulings cannot be appealed, except in the case of death 129

December 22, 2018 1:02 AM Man who climbed National Christmas Tree to be taken for psychiatric evaluation

A man who climbed the National Christmas tree near the White House on Friday night has come down, Fox News has learned. According to Sergeant Eduardo Delgado of the U.S. Park Police, the unidentified climber will be taken to a local hospital for psychiatric evaluation. It was not immediately clear how the man was able to climb the tree – or why he even tried 133

December 20, 2018 2:03 AM Family of man stunned by police gets $750,000 settlement

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – City officials in Florida have approved a settlement for the family of a man who died after being stunned multiple times by police. The Sun Sentinel reports that Hollywood city commissioners approved a $750,000 payout to settle an excessive force lawsuit filed by the mother of 30-year-old Daniel Tyson. The city's insurance will cover 140

December 20, 2018 1:40 AM Senate unanimously votes to make lynching a federal crime

WASHINGTON – The Senate has unanimously approved bipartisan legislation that would make lynching a federal crime. The effort was led by two Democratic senators who are potential presidential contenders in 2020, Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala Harris of California. Joining them as lead sponsors of the anti-lynching bill was the Senate's third African-American 190