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Raw: Mexican Oil Company Battles Pipeline Fire

December 16, 2013 3:41 pm

Four people were injured when a fire broke out at a gas pipeline north of Mexico City on Monday. Mexico's state-run oil company said the fire was caused by an illegal tap drilled by fuel thieves. (Dec. 16)

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BAY AREA PEOPLE: Authors of ´The American Nurse´

December 16, 2013 3:38 pm

Authors of 'The American Nurse'

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Egyptian Police Fire Tear Gas at Student Protesters in Cairo

December 16, 2013 3:34 pm

Scores of students marched from a university in Cairo on Monday to the country's defense ministry, where they clashed with police who fired tear gas to disperse them. The students were said to be mainly supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi, whose supporters have staged near daily demonstrations since he was removed by the army […]

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More Women Reporting Sexual Assault in India

December 16, 2013 3:34 pm

One year after the fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old student on a bus in Delhi, women in India are showing a greater willingness to report abuse. The WSJ's Deborah Kan speaks with Joanna Sugden about the change in attitude.

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Wall Street Bounces Back; Herbalife Surges

December 16, 2013 3:34 pm

Markets roar back from the worst week in about four months – with wheeling and dealing giving investors the buy signal. The Dow had its first triple-digit gain since earlier this month with the rally spread across all parts of the market.

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Ex-Boyfriend on Jayden Murder Charge

December 16, 2013 3:34 pm

Ben Blakeley, the ex-boyfriend of missing teenager Jayden Parkinson, has appeared in court in Oxford charged with her murder.

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Soldier Surprises Father On Stage At Holiday Concert

December 16, 2013 3:34 pm

A special Christmas concert at the Copernicus Center today also included a surprise homecoming for the family of a Chicago soldier. Midway through the concert Cpl Zack Mucha surprised his father. Zack`s father was called up to the stage the hold the America flag unaware of the surprise. And to the strains of ”I’ll be […]

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BAY AREA PEOPLE: Ignite inspires women to become politically active

December 16, 2013 3:27 pm

Ignite inspires women to become politically active

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BAY AREA PEOPLE: Seasonal Affective Disorder

December 16, 2013 3:18 pm

Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Woman charged with vehicular manslaughter in horrific SF crash

December 16, 2013 3:16 pm

A San Francisco woman has been charged with one count of vehicular manslaughter and two counts of reckless driving in a horrific crash that claimed the life of a teenager and injured six others, prosecutors announced Monday. Jennie Zhu, 58, faces the charges in the September crash in San Francisco’s Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood. Zhu […]

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