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Small Plane Crash in Northwest Atlanta Kills 2

December 18, 2013 4:25 am

Two people died when their small plane hit a wooded area near a northwest Atlanta neighborhood. Nobody on the ground was hurt. (Dec. 18)

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South Sudan Clashes Kill 400-500

December 18, 2013 4:12 am

More than 16 thousand people have sought shelter after two days of intense fighting in South Sudan's capital, Juba. Many of the displaced take refuge in a UN compound next to Juba airport. Aid workers say the number of refugees is rising and food supplies are running low. The UN says up to 500 people […]

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Is the US Economy on the Mend?

December 18, 2013 4:11 am

A few months ago, the Fed signalled that it would soon be time to start cutting back on that extra help. So is the world's biggest economy truly on the mend?

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Minnesota Exchange Chief Resigns Amid Criticism

December 18, 2013 3:47 am

The head of Minnesota's health insurance marketplace resigned Tuesday after facing criticism over the troubled rollout and a questionably timed vacation in Costa Rica. April Todd-Malmlov submitted her resignation during an emergency closed session of the government board of MNsure, Minnesota's version of the insurance exchange that's tied to the federal health care overhaul. She […]

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Reno Police Trying to ID Med. Center Gunman

December 18, 2013 3:40 am

Authorities in Reno, Nevada are trying to identify the gunman who killed himself and one other person, and wounded two more, in a medial center on Tuesday. (Dec. 18)

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´Great Train Robber´ Ronnie Biggs Dies Aged 84

December 18, 2013 3:09 am

Ronnie Biggs, the British criminal who became infamous for his role in the Great Train Robbery of 1963, died on Wednesday at the age of 84, his spokeswoman said. The spokeswoman said he died in the early hours of Wednesday morning. He had been living in a care home in north London in recent years. […]

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Bumpy Ride for Europe Bank Talks?

December 18, 2013 3:09 am

Eurozone finance ministers are meeting today to discuss Europe's banks – who should foot the bill when they get into trouble and who should make the decisions about how to deal with them.

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Is Thai Economy Fair on Everyone?

December 18, 2013 3:09 am

Thailand's caretaker Prime Minister has begun campaigning for February's general election despite the protesters who want sweeping reforms even before the elections.

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Teen Left Brain Dead After Having Tonsils Removed

December 18, 2013 3:00 am

A 13-year-old Northern California girl is brain dead after going into surgery to remove her tonsils. Jahi McMath's family is demanding Oakland Children's Hospital conduct an investigation after she went into cardiac arrest and died, before being brought back by hospital staff. Jahi is brain dead and on life support.

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Two Mega Millions Jackpot-Winning Tickets Sold

December 18, 2013 2:40 am

Lottery officials say two tickets were sold for the $636 million Mega Million jackpot. One was purchased at Jenny's Gift Shop in San Jose, California. A second was bought in Georgia. (Dec. 18)

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