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Uber Driver Faces Charges in Sexual Assault of Passenger

A driver for Uber, the popular taxicab alternative, is facing second-degree sexual-abuse charges for allegedly assaulting a customer while she was passed out in the back of the car. According to D.C. Superior Court documents viewed by the Washington City Paper, the female passenger filed the complaint against 32-year-old Reshad Ahmad Chakari. The passenger was able […]

 I thought the telephone interview was going so well: The woman was mature, had taken care of kids of different ages, and even (bonus points!) had experience with twins. We seemed to be on the same page about things like activities and discipline, and she had family in the D.C. area, which was why she […]

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It’s already been two years since May 2012, when we learned that for the first time, U.S. babies born to parents who didn’t identify as white outnumbered those born to parents who did. What this means, according to demographers, is that by the year 2030 or thereabout, there will be no majority racial group in this […]

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There was something strange about that primary election between six-term incumbent Republican Senator Thad Cochran and state Senator Chris McDaniel, period! From reports of a McDaniel supporter sneaking into the bedroom and taking a photo of Mrs. Cochran at the nursing home where she resides to the discovery of more McDaniel supporters locked inside a courthouse where […]

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fter a spate of shootings across Chicago that left over a dozen dead and nearly 100 wounded, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Friday toured a new federal Gun Crime Intelligence Center, saying, “You can’t fight a war without intelligence,” the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Led by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the office […]

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — An eastern Iowa county is one of the first across the USA to open its arms to driverless cars. Johnson County supervisors said Thursday they want the county on the forefront of research into autonomous vehicles, so they are allowing them on county streets. The cities of Coralville, Iowa City and North […]

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The Toshiba 50L2400U ($679) is an entry-level LED TV that’s all about value, not bells and whistles. From bezel to bezel, stand to ports, the L2400U is an exceedingly simple, minimal option. If you’re looking for a larger HDTV for a little less, this product is proof that Toshiba’s tradition of competitive pricing lives on […]

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Posted by: Jenny Garrett Women’s Executive Coach Jenny Garrett, Black Life Coaches contributor and author of the self-help book, “Rocking Your Role,” appeared on Ask the Expert to respond to a viewer’s question about women changing careers later in life. The viewer asked, “I have a friend who is 49 years old, and wants to […]

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LOS ANGELES — The tech week’s news was dominated not by what Apple has in stores, but what’s coming in the fall. Apple’s patent for a digital watch was approved Tuesday, and analysts expect the watch to be released in October. It wouldn’t be the first of its kind. New smartwatches came out recently from […]

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Consumers will soon be able to free their cellphones from the grip of wireless carriers thanks to final legislation that Congress passed Friday allowing mobile devices to be unlocked. President Obama said he looked forward to signing the bipartisan measure that cleared the House, which the wireless industry had fought. “The bill Congress passed today is another […]

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