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Baltimore judge: Charges against police in Gray case can go forward

A man fights with police as protests moved into the street on the first day of pretrial motions for six police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray in BaltimoreBy Ian Simpson BALTIMORE (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday rejected defense motions to drop charges against six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury in custody, clearing the way for scheduled trial next month. Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams also rejected a defense motion calling for State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby and her office to recuse themselves from the Freddie Gray case. The death of Gray, 25, drew worldwide attention when it triggered protests and a day of rioting, arson and looting.


Fox News anchor sues Hasbro over toy hamster with her name

Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner suing over toy hamsterPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy hamster that shares her name — and possibly even her resemblance.


'Concussion' football movie altered to avoid angering NFL -NY Times

A football helmet's health warning sticker is pictured between a U.S. flag and the number 55, in memory of former student and NFL player Junior Seau, as the Oceanside Pirates high school football team prepares for their Friday night game in OceansideBy Reuters Staff NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sony Pictures Entertainment executives altered the script of its forthcoming movie "Concussion," about football-related brain trauma, to avoid antagonizing the National Football League, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Citing emails between Sony studio executives that were leaked by hackers last year, the Times said marketing plans for the movie were positioned to focus on the story of a whistle-blower, rather than a condemnation of the sport. Sony said on Wednesday that the New York Times story "contains many misleading references" and that nothing had been "softened" in the film to placate anyone.


Texas police audio indicates deputy shooting victim was armed, suicidal

In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, the Bexar County Sheriff's Department investigates the scene where deputies shot a man as they responded to a domestic disturbance call in Northwest Bexar County, Texas, near San Antonio. Gilbert Flores, 41, who was taken to a hospital, died shortly after the shooting Friday, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Video obtained by KSAT-TV, that was taken by a bystander, appears to show Flores standing still with his arms raised just before two shots are heard. The deputies are on administrative leave. (John Davenport/The San Antonio Express-News via AP) RUMBO DE SAN ANTONIO OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT MBOAn audio recording released on Wednesday of a conversation between a dispatcher and Texas county deputies, whose fatal shooting of a man raised questions of whether they acted properly, indicate the man was armed and suicidal and had just harmed his wife and baby. Gilbert Flores, 41, was killed on Friday by two Bexar County deputies. A cell phone video of the incident, which took place near San Antonio, appeared to show the victim with his hands in the air before being shot.


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