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Surviving Sandy Hook

December 8, 2013 1:23 pm

(SOUNDBITE) (English) KAITLIN ROIG-DEBELLIS, SANDY HOOK TEACHER, SAYING: "I remember… I remember… It's weird, I didn't remember until just now. I remember in the days after, it was so hard to get

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Mourners Bury News Cameraman Slain by Syrian Insurgents

December 8, 2013 1:23 pm

An Iraqi freelance cameraman killed by insurgents last Wednesday in Syria was buried on Sunday in his hometown city of Falluja west of Baghdad with hundreds of fellow journalists joining friends at the ceremony. Yasser Faysal al-Joumaili was executed by al-Qaeda-linked group in Syria to become the first foreign journalist killed by insurgents in the […]

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Crowds Topple Lenin´s Statue in Ukraine to Protest Russia Ties

December 8, 2013 1:23 pm

Crowds toppled a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in the Ukrainian capital and attacked it with hammers on Sunday, in the latest mass protests against President Viktor Yanukovich and his plans for closer ties with Russia. Ukrainian opposition leaders told journalists in Kiev that they didn't order protesters to destroy the statue of […]

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Ukraine sees largest anti-govt protest since 2004

December 8, 2013 1:15 pm

Hundreds of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Ukraine’s capital on Sunday, toppling a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and blockading key government buildings in an escalating standoff with the president over the future of the country. The biggest demonstration in the former Soviet republic since Ukraine’s pro-democracy Orange Revolution in […]

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AP Top Stories Dec. 8 P

December 8, 2013 1:10 pm

Here's the latest news for Sunday, December 8th: Icy glaze and snow moving South to North; Nelson Mandela remembered in prayers; Protesters topple Lenin statue; Giant Christmas Stollen unveiled.

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South Africans of all faiths pray for Mandela

December 8, 2013 1:04 pm

In death, Nelson Mandela unified South Africans of all races and backgrounds Sunday on a day of prayer for the global statesman — from a vaulted cathedral with hymns and incense to a rural, hilltop church with goat-skin drums and barefoot dancing. Mandela was remembered in old bedrocks of resistance to white domination as well […]

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Gay partner benefits growing at Fortune 500 firms

December 8, 2013 12:42 pm

Corporate support for gay and transgender rights is reaching workers in new corners of the country and economy six months after the US Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, according to a new report card from the nation’s largest LGBT advocacy group. The Human Rights Campaign found that more than two-thirds […]

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Young Protester ´Will Go Out Again´

December 8, 2013 12:22 pm

A 15-year-old Egyptian girl released from detention on Saturday has told the BBC she intends to go back out to protest.

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Albany plan helps three homeless people transition into housing

December 8, 2013 11:37 am

Three homeless people from the city of Albany have been transitioned from the controversial encampments called the Bulb into housing this wee as part of an outreach program, city officials said. The transition is a result from the implementation of the city’s Waterfront Park Transition Plan, assistance, cleanup and transfer, or ACT, officials said The […]

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2014 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe Intro

December 8, 2013 11:02 am

Watch this cool intro to the all new 2014 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe.

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