NewsBites: Indonesia Earthquake, Mine Deaths Raise Questions, VH1 Seeks New Direction, US Wants Toyota to Pay Up, Man Charged for Threatening Senator, Ford Loves Androgyny

Following the recent earthquake in Los Angeles, 7.7 quake strikes off Indonesia’s Sumatra island [Yahoo]

Mine owner ran up serious violations [MSNBC]

VH1 changing tone with black reality shows [Yahoo]

U.S. seeks stern slap on wrist, wants $16M from Toyota [The Root]

Man charged with threats on Washington senator [USA Today]

Androgyny? Yes please, says Ford modeling agency. The firm wants to sign Baylor University’s Brittany Griner. [NYMag]

More celebs announce their break-up on Twitter, this time Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy. [Yahoo!]


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