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The Times
  • Morning Jolt: Remembering Rodney King

  • Months after the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, which happened because officers were acquitted of beating Rodney King, King was found dead at age 47. He was discovered dead in a swimming pool by his fiancee. King's legacy is that his case sparked race relations discussions in the U.S.  

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  • In the news: Months after the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, which happened because officers were acquitted of beating Rodney King, King was found dead at age 47. He was discovered dead in a swimming pool by his fiancee. King's legacy is that his case sparked race relations discussions in the U.S.  
    Happening today: President Barack Obama will join other world leaders - including Vladimir Putin of Russia - at the G-20 talks in Mexico. Greece will be a topic, as well as Syria. The summit runs through tomorrow.  Gas update: GasBuddy.com reports that the lowest gas prices are in Spartanburg, S.C. ($2.985) and Greenville, S.C.($2.992).
    Motivational quote: “One way to get the most out of life is
    to look upon it as an adventure.” - William Feather
    Watercooler talk: UFO near Washington, D.C., turns out to be unmanned military aircraft
    A military drone spotted in Maryland was mistaken for an alien spaceship, sparking a huge social media reaction. It is now confirmed to have been an X-47B drone, an unmanned aircraft.
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