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    Report: Dashcam captures police shooting man during traffic stop
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    Authorities have released video that appears to show police in Bridgeton, NJ, fatally shooting an unarmed man in December after he exited his car against an officer's orders during a traffic stop. Jerame C. Reid, who was a passenger, got out of the vehicle, a Jaguar, with his hands in the air, ...

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    Report: Police question Maserati owner claiming carjacking at strip club [w/video]
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    Some people are willing fabricate some despicable lies to try and stay out of trouble, and that looks like it might be the case in the recent crash of a Maserati in Charlotte, NC. According to WSOC TV, the owner in question told authorities he was carjacked at gunpoint for his Maserati ...

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    Report: Shanghai Motor Show may ban sexy female spokesmodels
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    Three years ago China's Capital Ethics Development Office put the Beijing Motor Show over its knee and gave it a light spanking. What was the transgression? The female models paid to stand with the vehicles at the show caused "a negative social impact" with their suggestive attire, and the show ...

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    Report: NASCAR driver Kurt Busch testifies ex-girlfriend is a 'Trained Assassin' out for revenge
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    NASCAR star Kurt Busch testified in court that his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll is a trained killer. Driscoll accused Busch of assaulting her back in September, and is seeking a no-contact order. She called the accusation "ludicrous." A friend who counselled NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's ...

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    Report: Russia bans transgender people from getting driver's licences
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    The Russian government has reportedly decided that it can make the country's roads safer by keeping people with what it considers "disorders" from getting driver's licences. According to the International Business Times, under the new guidelines, people who are homosexual or transgender will not ...

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    Report: $20M Italian bridge collapses within days of opening
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    Fiat's return to the North American market revived a number of long-running jokes about the quality of Italian craftsmanship, and judging by the findings of JD Power and Consumer Reports, they aren't unwarranted. What we didn't know, though, was that Italy's public works are subject to similar ...

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    Report: 30 years later, DMC DeLorean from 'Back To The Future' caught in legal squabble
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    As Back To The Future celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, there's a legal tussle over the futuristic car that provided the guts for the flying time machine used by Michael J. Fox in the classic 1985 film... READ MORE

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    Official: Motorcycle fatalities down for the first time since 2009
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    As we reported earlier, overall traffic fatalities were again down in 2013 after a momentary spike in 2012, and for the first time since 2009 motorcycle fatalities decreased year-on-year in 2013: the Fatality Analysis Reporting System compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...

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    Video: Woman reunited with stolen Ford Mustang after 28 years
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    A car enthusiast feel good story: Salinas, California resident Lynda Alsip bought a 1967 Ford Mustang back in 1984 when she was just 17 years old, having saved $800 after a summer of toil at a grocery store. She got a vanity plate that read "LYNDA67," for the year she was born, but she only got ...

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    Official: NHTSA awards Audi A3 and S3 sedans five stars
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    The Audi A3 and S3 sedans aced the New Car Assessment Program tests run by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, each scoring five stars overall. The A3 sedan adds this latest five-star rating to its Top Safety Pick+ award bestowed upon it by the Insurance Institute for Highway ...

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