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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

An initial toxicology report for Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell three days after her arrest during a traffic stop, raises the possibility that she may have used marijuana while in custody, two experts said. Robert Johnson, chief toxicologist at the Tarrant County medical examiner's office in Fort Worth, Texas, told the AP that a THC level as high as Bland's suggests she "either had access to the drug in jail or she was a consistent user of the drug and her body had accumulated THC to the point that it was slowly releasing it over time." But, Johnson added, "I have never seen a report in the literature or from any other source of residual THC that high three days after someone stops using the drug."

Thursday, July 23, 2015

ISIS's official media wing in Iraq's Dijla province released a new video Wednesday that boasts the terror group's boy fighters and ups the ante of a bellicose propaganda campaign championing child soldiers. read more

Monday, July 20, 2015

There's trouble brewing for 37 million would-be adulterers Monday after cheating site Ashley Madison (motto: "Life is short. Have an affair") fell victim to hackers who claim to have captured the personal information of all its users. read more

Friday, July 17, 2015

Two Utah teens broke into an ice cream truck and decided to broadcast the alleged crime on Twitter's live-streaming video app Periscope. A viewer contacted police with enough information to track the teens down. The Weber County sheriff's department said the driver confirmed the break-in. The teens were questioned and admitted dishing out the ice cream to neighbors. They've been charged with theft and burglary in juvenile court.

WASHINGTON -- John Catsimatidis, a Manhattan grocery chain owner, gave as much money as allowed to Hillary Rodham Clinton's Democratic primary campaign. Two months later, he gave the same amount, $2,700, to Jeb Bush, her would-be Republican challenger.

"I've been friends with both of their families for many, many years," he said. "They both love America, and I'd be happy if either of them won." read more


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