May Day protests test LAPD – Los Angeles Times


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May Day protests test LAPD
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May Day rallies brought immigrant rights, labor and Occupy protesters onto Los Angeles streets Tuesday, snarling traffic and drawing a police force that at times outnumbered the demonstrators. Only several hundred people heeded the call from organizers ...
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Suspect in Fla. triple shooting may be heading to Mass., police say – Boston.com


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Suspect in Fla. triple shooting may be heading to Mass., police say
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Authorities in Massachusetts were on the lookout Tuesday night for a man suspected in a triple shooting in Florida who said he was planning to travel to Framingham to harm a corporate executive at Cumberland Farms, which is his former employer, ...
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Kanex unveils ATV Pro, gives VGA projectors the power of AirPlay mirroring

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If you wish you could use your legacy projector with your iPad for educational or business purposes, then crack a smile. Kanex has released the ATV Pro, a HDMI-to-VGA adapter that will allow older gear to get access to AirPlay mirroring. It's designed to get iPads into the classroom and even offers a 3.5mm audio-out port for stereo sound. Its available from today and will set you back $60.

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Breaking down the Black Ops 2 reveal trailer

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Now that Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is officially out there, we can examine the game's reveal trailer and offer some further insight beyond the bombast.

We've compiled a handful of screen grabs from the trailer after the break, with notes about the game's locale, features, and more. For even more, make sure to read our detailed campaign preview and details on the game's new, story-altering 'Strike Force' missions.

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Seattle May Day protest marked by vandalism, arrests – Los Angeles Times


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Seattle May Day protest marked by vandalism, arrests
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Some demonstrators attack stores and more. Police also arrest people in Portland, Ore., and New York. Protesters smash windows of businesses in downtown Seattle after breaking off from the main May Day demonstration. (Joshua Trujillo, Seattlepi.com ...
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement Intelligence Director Pleads Guilty To … – W*USA 9


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WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) - A high ranking official's guilty plea Tuesday was the final domino to fall in a $600000 scam at US Immigration and Customs Enforcement involving five people. Former ICE Intelligence Director James M. Woosley, 48, pleaded guilty ...
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Microsoft granted patent for wearable EMG device

Microsoft granted patent for wearable EMG device

Those muscle spasms? They're now good for something. Okay, so Microsoft's just-granted patent for a wearable EMG device doesn't really thrive off of involuntary twitching and such, but it does use your movements to control your smartphone, notebook and other gadgets. The "Wearable Electromyography-Based Controller," which we first glimpsed back in 2010, uses sensors to interpret the electrical signals generated by a user's muscles, and then communicates with the wearer's computer via a wireless (or wired) connection. Redmond envisions the wearable device in various incarnations: as an armband equipped with sensors, a shirt, eyeglasses and even nodes attached directly to the user's body. In the armband example, motion control could be used to interact with a PMP while the user is jogging. No matter the setup, a calibration process allows the system to locate specific sensors and collect information based on specific gestures or movements, which means playing Guitar Hero with only an air guitar may someday be a reality after all.

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Controlling the battlefield in Black Ops 2 ‘Strike Force’ missions

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Choice in a video game is not a rare occurrence, unless that game happens to be Call of Duty. During the campaign in Black Ops 2, players will have the ability to select from a handful of 'Strike Force' missions anchored to hotspots throughout the globe. When one mission is selected, the others become unavailable, replaced later with fresh 'Strike Force' missions.

But these single-player missions set in the near-future aren't simply random missions without a story wrapper. Instead, they offer players an opportunity to play Call of Duty with an element of rarely seen choice.

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Black Ops 2 spans decades, offers branching missions and choice

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Garnering legions of fans tends to wedge a franchise right between those that crave more of the same content, and those that loathe its existence. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is in the same spot, but developer Treyarch is looking to create some wiggle room between the two camps in its next contribution to Activision's billion dollar franchise.

At Treyarch's office in Los Angeles, company boss Mark Lamia steps into a darkened theater filled with journalists. He's chipper, excited to finally talk about the game his team has been slaving over for more than a year. Despite a tightly constructed marketing schedule, the secret of Black Ops 2 was hard to contain; its existence began to leak in January.

"Let me introduce you to the worst kept secret in the game industry," Lamia says as he walks in front of a giant screen embellished with the sleek Black Ops 2 logo. The walls around the screen are lined with concept art, some of it modeled after surveillance photos from in-orbit satellites, but all with a futuristic tint to them. "Saying that," Lamia continues, "we think what Black Ops 2 is about is one of the best kept secrets in the industry."

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