The Frankenstein Code: FOX Changes Name of the Series to Lookinglass
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The show, which hails from writer and executive producers Rand Ravich (“Life,” “Crisis') and Howard Gordon (“Homeland”), centers on a disgraced, 75-year-old ex-sheriff, whose life ends at the hands of corrupt cops. He is brought back to life and given …

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Donations to Illinois veterans charity mostly go to pay telemarketers
www.chicagotribune.com

Telemarketers are not just an inefficient way to raise money; some of VietNow's fundraisers have been accused by government regulators of deceptive pitches or other charity law violations. As the Tribune reported Friday, the owners of VietNow's top …

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Ukraine crisis: Deadly anti-autonomy protest outside parliament
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One national guard member has been killed and over 100 injured in violent protests outside Ukraine's parliament, the interior ministry said. Clashes between nationalists and riot police erupted after MPs gave initial backing to reforms for more …

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Joliet Police Dept. Joins Drunk Driving Crackdown Campaign
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Officers working these details will also be strictly enforcing DUI laws, seat belt violations, child restraint violations, driver's license violations, cell phone violations and insurance violations. This law enforcement crackdown is funded by an IDOT …

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Abortion Foes Scour Clinics' Trash For Discarded Records
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Using garbage as their ammunition, anti-abortion activists – who have sometimes been accused of violating abortion seekers' privacy — are turning the tables. They claim … Since HIPAA only covers clinics if they transmit health information …

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China Announces Legal Actions for 'Securities Violations'
www.wsj.com

… they are labeling securities violations in the wake of the country's failed stock market rescue effort, announcing legal actions against high-profile targets in the government, brokerages and media. Chinese police on Sunday said that an official at …

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Police: Babysitter caught on camera abusing toddler
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Police said during a three-hour period on July 31, 24-year-old Briana Campbell was recorded on a home security camera throwing the child on a couch, smothering him with pillows, carrying him upside down by the ankles, and repeatedly striking him in the …

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Besieged Malaysian PM Doubles Down on Online Censorship Ahead of Anti …
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The rally, organized by Bersih 2.0, a non-partisan coalition of non-governmental organizations standing against political corruption and calling for electoral reform, comes in the wake of allegations that Razak siphoned off $700m of public money into …

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A Rare Conviction of Killer Cops in South Africa
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The conviction of eight Black South African policemen in the grizzly murder of a Black cab driver represents a break from the culture of impunity that surrounds the cops. South Africa's police are deeply implicated in government corruption, political …

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