General Motors to begin selling Chinese-made cars in US in 2016: report

General Motors to begin selling Chinese-made cars in US in 2016: report

Agence France-Presse General Motors plans to sell Chinese-made cars in the United States beginning early next year, a first for a major automaker, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. GM, the top US automaker, will introduce the Buick Envision, a midsize sport-utility vehicle made in Shandong province, the Journal said, citing unidentified people familiar with

Apple apologizes after employee kicks black shoppers out because they ‘might steal something’

Apple apologizes after employee kicks black shoppers out because they ‘might steal something’

Melissa Davey, The Guardian The Maribyrnong College students uploaded video of the incident to Facebook and some people accused the Melbourne store of racially profiling its customers Apple has apologized after a staff member at one of its Victorian stores kicked out a group of black students over fears they “might steal something”. The company

Thousands tell Obama to fire DEA chief for calling medical marijuana a ‘joke’

Thousands tell Obama to fire DEA chief for calling medical marijuana a ‘joke’

International Business Times

More than 36,000 people had signed a petition as of Friday morning asking President Barack Obama to fire Drug Enforcement Administration head Chuck Rosenberg over comments he made on medical marijuana. Rosenberg said Nov. 4 that smoking marijuana for medicinal purposes “is a joke,” CBS News reported. “What really bothers me is the notion that marijuana…

Study: Number of black students — not crime — the major factor in a school’s decision to hire cops

Study: Number of black students — not crime — the major factor in a school’s decision to hire cops

Zaid Jilani, AlterNet Two professors, Tim Servoss, professor of psychology at Canisius College in New York, and education professor Jeremy Finn at the State University of New York at Buffalo, have performed research they plan to present in full in spring showing that the prevalence of police in schools correlates to the number of black

Republicans view Ben Carson less favorably after West Point claims disputed — but most still like him

Republicans view Ben Carson less favorably after West Point claims disputed — but most still like him

Reuters Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson was viewed less favorably by a significant portion of Republicans after his claim to have won a scholarship to West Point was disputed, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. But in one positive sign for the neurosurgeon turned top-tier candidate, a majority of those polled said the controversy did

Trump hilariously reenacts Carson’s knife fight and asks ‘how stupid’ is America to believe ‘this crap’

Trump hilariously reenacts Carson’s knife fight and asks ‘how stupid’ is America to believe ‘this crap’

Tom Boggioni Speaking at an Iowa rally, 2016 Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump went off on a vicious tirade against his fellow GOP candidates that was highlighted by an over-the-top reenactment of Dr. Ben Carson’s alleged assault on a friend with a knife. Ultimately asking how “stupid” Iowans and Americans are to “believe this