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  • Sheriff drops investigation of The Game over 'phone mob' tweet [Updated]

     
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday abruptly ended its investigation into rapper The Game less than a week after a message from his Twitter account jammed calls for hours at the Compton station. Sheriff's officials noted that The........
  • Unlikely pair now back suspended Lake teacher

     
    The American Civil Liberties Union has joined the ultra-conservative Liberty Counsel in backing a suspended Lake County teacher who made anti-gay comments on Facebook. The ACLU released a statement to the Sentinel in defense of Jerry Buell, a Mount Dora...
  • 'Expendables' sequel to be China co-production

     
    Last year's Sylvester Stallone action movie "The Expendables" was the 10th-highest-grossing release of the year in China, collecting $32.1 million in one of the world's fastest-growing film markets. But Nu Image, which financed the movie, collected less...
  • Dogfighting video game deserves to die

     
    There are plenty of despicable video games out there, and the 1st Amendment protects them. But it doesn't protect consumers from lobbying companies not to sell them....
  • Technology: Should Google censor a dogfighting game?

     
    If you believe violent video games should be censored because they dehumanize people, you've got your work cut out for you. For starters, the Supreme Court is decidedly not on your side; see, for example, the decisions in Brown v......
  • Texas Supreme Court doesn't dance around naked dancing tax

     
    Does a $5 pole tax on nude dancing curb freedom of speech? Who cares?...
  • Terrorism charges for 2 in Mexico who spread attack rumor on Twitter, Facebook

     
    The government of Veracruz state in Mexico has jailed a man and woman on charges of terrorism and sabotage after they published rumors of an unconfirmed narco attack on a school on the social networking sites Twitter and Facebook (link in Spanish). The...
  • Religious tolerance under attack

     
    Sunday's editorial about post 9-11 religious tolerance in America is fair game for criticism, as are all editorials. But some of the responses we got Рseveral dozen letters to the editor Рmade me wonder if some readers well, read the...
  • It's 10 a.m.: Do You Know What Car Your Kid is Driving?

     
    Two years ago, my son started driver???s education at our local high school. Curious about what cars they were using, I discovered it was a Chevy Aveo, which had some of the poorest crash test ratings, according to the Insurance......
  • Irvine 11 D.A.'s closing statement branded 'political theater'

     
    Leaders of various groups gathered for a news conference outside the Santa Ana Courthouse on Monday afternoon to condemn the actions of the Orange County district attorney's office in the case of the so-called Irvine 11. Shakeed Syed, executive director.....
  • Obama calls for gay rights at the United Nations

     
    A major moment for human rights occurred yesterday when for the first time a sitting American President called for support for international LGBT rights in front of the United Nations General Assembly. President Obama's morning address included a public...