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1:05pm

Fri August 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Top New York ICE Officer Sues Napolitano For Discrimination Against Men

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
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The officer in charge of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in New York has filed a lawsuit against Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.

James Hayes Jr. alleges that the department, under Napolitano, has been turned into a female-run "frat house" and that Napolitano promoted women because of friendship instead of merit.

The lawsuit alleges that Napolitano hired two friends who have tormented the men of the agency.

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12:12pm

Fri August 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Must-See Pictures For Janmashtami

Originally published on Fri August 10, 2012 1:15 pm

Almost to the top: Men and boys built this human pyramid in Mumbai as part of today's Janmashtami celebration. Their goal — a clay pot — is suspended over the street.
Punit Paranjpe AFP/Getty Images

As devotees in India celebrate Janmashtami, which marks the birth of Hindu God Lord Krishna, we're seeing some incredible pictures.

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11:32am

Fri August 10, 2012
The Two-Way

California's Baking And The Power Grid's Being Tested

Will there be too much demand? Power lines near Redondo Beach, Calif.
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Southern California will be broiling through the weekend, as a heat wave that has brought record-breaking temperatures continues, the Los Angeles Times says.

That's why the managers of California's power grid have issued a "flex alert" to customers.

They're asking that residents:

-- "Turn off all unnecessary lights."

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11:15am

Fri August 10, 2012
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Wave Of Violence Leaves Dozens Dead Across Mexico

Originally published on Fri August 10, 2012 12:39 pm

Police officers and soldiers stand around a white van containing the dead bodies of several man while it is being hauled onto a tow truck in San Luis Potosi on Thursday.
Reuters /Landov

While the exact number of dead seems to be in flux, there is no question that the last few days have been incredibly bloody across Mexico.

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10:23am

Fri August 10, 2012
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Bears With Taste For Beer Have Quite A Night In Norway

Don't get between a beer and a bear.
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