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December 17, 2013 4:50 pm

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Raw: Aftermath of Apparent Shelling in Aleppo

December 17, 2013 4:11 pm

Video posted online by an activist group in Syria on Tuesday showed the aftermath of purported government airstrikes in Aleppo. (Dec. 17)

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Mega Millions Jackpot Soars, Players Dream Big

December 17, 2013 4:10 pm

The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. (Dec. 17)

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Prominent Gay Rights Hails Pope as Their ´Person of the Year´

December 17, 2013 3:58 pm

America's oldest gay rights magazine is celebrating Pope Francis' 77th birthday by naming him their "Person of the Year." His holiness spent his birthday inviting the homeless to join him for breakfast in the Vatican, after a customary morning Mass. Although the Pope still opposes gay marriage, the Advocate gave him this honor because of […]

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U.S. Holocaust Museum Gets Long Lost Diary from Top Hitler Aide

December 17, 2013 3:58 pm

Alfred Rosenberg was a top aid to Adolf Hitler. The diary he kept during World War II was a key piece of evidence in the Nuremberg trials. But the 400-page loose leaf diary was eventually thought lost, and remained lost for 70 years, until now… It was handed over to the U.S. Holocaust Museum in […]

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Tinker, Not Taper May Be Bernanke´s Final Act

December 17, 2013 3:58 pm

As the Federal Reserve sits down for two days of deliberations- policymakers are facing signs of an economic revival: Unemployment is dropping. Retail sales are picking up. There's a slower, yet still vibrant housing recovery. And the manufacturing sector continues to chug along. Meanwhile, inflation is tame and barely creeping higher

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UK Drug Smugglers Jailed in Peru

December 17, 2013 3:58 pm

Two UK women caught trying to smuggle cocaine out of Peru have been sentenced to six years and eight months each in prison, according to their lawyer.

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Man charged with attempted murder for trying to toss wife from bridge

December 17, 2013 3:43 pm

A Mill Valley man who fell into the Bay was allegedly trying to throw his wife off of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge during an argument, San Mateo County’s district attorney said Tuesday. Xavier Jarrell McClinton, 47, appeared in court Monday to be arraigned on one felony count each of attempted murder and domestic violence in […]

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Evangelist who incorrectly predicted end of world dies

December 17, 2013 3:38 pm

An Oakland evangelist who incorrectly predicted the end of the world in 2011 has died, according to an announcement from his organization. Harold Camping, founder of the Christian radio network Family Radio Worldwide, died Sunday at his home after suffering injuries in a fall on Nov. 30. Camping gained national publicity after his organization placed […]

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Vallejo officials approve pay cut for police

December 17, 2013 3:37 pm

The Vallejo City Council on late Monday evening unanimously approved a contract with police employees that includes a 5 percent pay cut and requires active and retired police employees to pay more for their health care. The contract will expire on July 1, 2014 and negotiations between the city and police union on a contract […]

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