Jazz icon Herbie Hancock has had a long, trailblazing career, from his classic work with Miles Davis in the ‘60s through his wildly popular funk and hip-hop excursions in the ’70s and ’80s, and into his current guise as one of the genre’s preeminent experimenters and popularizers. But despite a … More »
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There has been a rapid deterioration in the state of jails in England and Wales with cracks in the system of widening, the chief prison of inspector warns.
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A woman who was attacked in a London hotel with a claw hammer had her skull “cracked like an egg”, a court hears.
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A man who should definitely not be pursuing a criminal career had a rough summer after he not only allegedly tried to sell cocaine to an undercover cop this summer but also tried to rip the cop off by selling him a bag full of crushed-up Pop-Tarts.Read more…
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Despite appeals for calm from Michael Brown’s family, the streets of Ferguson were bathed in tear gas and the crack of rubber bullets being fired.
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President Sisi, already infamous for his crackdowns on dissidents and the press, is now going after the LGBT community.
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Marion Barry, the former four-time mayor of Washington D.C., notorious for being filmed smoking crack, is the archetypal survivor. Mishearing a question, he even constructs an argument for a “yogurt tax.”
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