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US sells prisoners to the highest bidders

Willacy prison fireOn Feb. 20 prisoners at the Willacy County Correctional Center refused to work and eat breakfast, to protest inadequate medical care at the for-profit Texas tent prison. The situation soon escalated into a riot, with inmates setting fire to some of the tents and at least three injuries. Guards used tear gas to quell the uprising.

A day later, the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) said the Willacy facility, which houses mostly undocumented immigrants — many held for illegal border crossing and low-level offenses — was uninhabitable and its 2,800 prisoners would be moved to other facilities.

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University of NC board votes to close poverty center amid protests

U of North CarolinaNorth Carolina public university leaders have voted to kill an anti-poverty center headed by an outspoken critic of Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and GOP lawmakers, taking their vote after protesters disrupted their meeting and were led out by campus police.

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors, which consists almost entirely of Republican appointees, opted Friday to disband the think-tank run by Gene Nichol, a law professor and former Democratic congressional candidate from Colorado.

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Leonard Nimoy, 'Star Trek's' Spock, dead at 83

Leonard NemoyLeonard Nimoy, probably best known as Mr. Spock on "Star Trek," has died. He was 83.

The actor died Friday morning at his Los Angeles home of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his reps Bob and David Gersh told CBS News.

The actor's granddaughter Dani posted the following message on Twitter Friday afternoon: "Hi all, as you all know, my Grandpa passed away this morning at 8:40 from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was an extraordinary man, husband, grandfather, brother, actor, author-the list goes on- and friend. Thank you for the warm condolences. May you all LLAP. - DaniP.s. I will be putting special shirts up on our site, SHOPLLAP.com, where all of the proceeds will go to the COPD Foundation. I hope to hear from you all."

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Gunman kills seven, then self in Missouri house-to-house shooting spree

murder spree MissouriA gunman went house to house, fatally shooting seven people and wounding another in an overnight attack at a small southern Missouri town, police said Friday. The shooting spree ended when the suspect apparently committed suicide in a vehicle.

The victims were found in four different homes in the town of Tyrone about 40 miles north of the Arkansas border. The body of the 36-year-old alleged gunman was discovered in neighboring Shannon County, dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeff Kinder said Friday morning.

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Net neutrality rules passed by US regulator

FCC regulates InternetNew rules on how the internet should be governed have been approved by the Federal Communications Commission.

In what is seen as a victory for advocates of net neutrality, the commission voted in favour of changes proposed by chairman Tom Wheeler. Three commissioners voted in favour and two against.

The US Telecommunications Industry Association said that broadband providers would take "immediate" legal action over the rule changes.

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Washington DC legalizes recreational marijuana

Wasington DC legalizes potRecreational marijuana use is legal in the nation’s capital as of Thursday, the result of a measure, approved by voters in November, that permits the possession of a small amount of pot for home use by adults over 21 in Washington, D.C.

Mayor Muriel Bowser this week announced the city's plans to move forward with the initiative, despite an attempt by Congress in December to block it.

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Wisconsin Senate passes anti-union legislation amid mass protests

Wisconsin passes anti union billThe Wisconsin state Senate on Wednesday night narrowly approved a proposal to make Wisconsin the 25th right-to-work state in the nation, as thousands of demonstrators protested the measure at the state capitol.

The Republican-led state Senate was expected to approve the bill, which would prohibit requiring private sector workers to join or financially support unions, and move it to the state Assembly, where Republicans also hold a majority.

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