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Sheriff: Calif. gunman killed 3 people at home
The son of a Hollywood director stabbed three men to death in his apartment, gunned down two women outside a sorority and randomly killed a sixth person in a rampage that was foreshadowed by a chilling Internet video in which he vowed to slaughter all the people who wronged him.
Detroit motorists under siege in 'Carjack City’
When they pull up to a gas station these days, Detroit drivers are looking beyond the price per gallon at a far more threatening concern: carjackers.
Visa, MasterCard renew push for chip cards
Visa and MasterCard are renewing a push to speed the adoption of microchips into U.S. credit and debit cards in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches, including this week’s revelation that hackers stole consumer data from eBay’s computer systems.
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A sober Brantley Gilbert still singing party songs
Go ahead and congratulate country rocker Brantley Gilbert on his No. 1 hit, “Bottoms Up.” Just don’t buy him a beer.
Tarantino calls digital ’the death of cinema’
When Quentin Tarantino won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1994 for “Pulp Fiction,” he showered his cast with high-fives, bounced to the stage where jury president Clint Eastwood awaited, and promptly answered a heckler with a middle finger.
- In Other News, May 20
AT&T aims for TV’s future with $48.5B DirecTV deal
AT&T says it views its planned $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV as a way to help redefine the video entertainment industry, giving it opportunities to bundle services and tap into growing Latin American markets.
Jackson, Timberlake own Billboard Music Awards
The King of Pop and a likely successor, prince of pop Justin Timberlake, ruled the Billboard Music Awards — though Michael Jackson made a splash via hologram and Timberlake accepted his awards via video from overseas.
- In Other News, May 18
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