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Baltimore Judge Refuses to Drop Charges Against Freddie Gray Cops

Wednesday morning, Judge Barry Williams refused to drop the charges against the six Baltimore police officers accused of being responsible for Freddie Gray’s death. Williams also denied a motion to recuse Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby from the case.
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Surprise Military Reunions At NFL Games Reach Peak Bullshit

During last weekend’s preseason St. Louis Rams game, a familiar ritual played out: With a stadium full of fans and a television audience watching, Rams cheerleader Candace Ruocco Valentine was surprised by the arrival of her husband August Valentine, a Marine Corps first lieutenant, who had just returned home from… » 9/02/15 12:05pm Today 12:05pm

Vroom Vroom: California Uber Drivers Can Proceed With Their Class Action

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the California Uber drivers suing the company for employee benefits can proceed with their lawsuit as a class action. District Court Judge Edward Chen certified a class of plaintiffs that includes “all UberBlack, UberX, and UberSUV drivers who have driven for Uber in the state of… » 9/02/15 11:55am Today 11:55am

Was Banning Tyler, the Creator, the Victory International Feminism Needed?

On Sunday, August 23, Tyler, the Creator, was riding through France on the nicest tour bus he’d ever rented—a giant TV screen, a circle couch, extra beds—and heading towards the end of what was meant to be a month-long tour of Europe, reveling in the amenities his hard work had afforded him. The 24-year-old Los… » 9/02/15 11:34am Today 11:34am

LIRR Service Is All Fucked Up, As Revelation Foretold 

For 90 minutes this morning, Long Island Rail Road service was suspended coming into and going out of Penn Station due to “signal trouble.” For 90 minutes this morning, LIRR riders inundated the E, 7, and 2/3 subway lines, as the MTA cross-honored their LIRR fares. For 90 minutes this morning, Satan was released from… » 9/02/15 11:02am Today 11:02am

Pollsters Agree: Donald Trump Voters Who Hate Donald Trump May Exist, Probably Don't, Who Knows, Anything's Possible

The Politico today introduces us to a few (potential) Donald Trump protest voters who are motivated not by actual affection for the nativist cartoon plutocrat, but by contempt for the entire institution of electoral politics. These “Haters For Trump,” as The Politico dubs them, consider Trump to be a grotesque, racist… » 9/02/15 10:51am Today 10:51am

Court Docs: Subway Jared’s Pedophile Friend Invited Woman to Have Sex With Animal

Russell Taylor, the former director of Jared Fogle’s anti-childhood obesity charity who yesterday pleaded guilty to child pornography charges, once tried to lure a woman to his house to have sex with an animal, according to court documents obtained by the Indy Star.
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Woman Pulls Gun on Teens at Park, Claims It Was for Self-Defense

A woman who pulled a gun on three teenagers in a suburban St. Louis park last Wednesday claimed it was just for self-defense, but said she would have used the weapon if she had to. The incident was the climax of a neighborhood dispute that had been building since earlier that day, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. » 9/02/15 10:10am Today 10:10am

I'm Sorry, But Who the Fuck Does This Homewrecking Pig Think She Is?

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Do you see this pig? The one photographed above, biting her pen like it’s a throbbing, 1-2 inch long piece of felt? This, my friends, is Denise, and it’s recently come to my attention that she’s the homewrecking hog America’s beloved Kermit the Frog left America’s more beloved Miss Piggy for. And I would like to know… » 9/01/15 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

Ex-Director of Jared Fogle Charity Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

On Tuesday, the former director of Jared Fogle’s anti-childhood obesity charity pled guilty to 12 counts of child exploitation and one count of distributing and receiving child pornography, charges related to an alleged conspiracy with the disgraced Subway spokesperson, The Washington Post reports. » 9/01/15 7:45pm Yesterday 7:45pm