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Will E-Cigarettes Be Banned In Big Apple?

December 19, 2013 9:40 am

The New York City Council on Thursday will vote on a bill that would add electronic cigarettes to the city's strict smoking ban, in the latest of many anti-tobacco measures signed by outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg's detractors have derided him for trying to impose a "nanny state" in America's largest city, pointing to his […]

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Marine Killed In Fatal Skydiving Accident During Dream Vacation

December 19, 2013 9:39 am

A couple’s dream vacation, given away on The Ellen Degeneres Show, came to a tragic end after a fatal skydiving accident.

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Russia and Ukraine Defend Pact

December 19, 2013 9:39 am

It's nearly a month now. Almost four weeks of daily protests against Ukraine's decision to back away from ties with Europe – in favour of a deal with Russia. Timely, then, that the leaders of both countries set out their positions. President Putin went first. Russia, he said, acted to help a brother nation in […]

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Rodman in North Korea for Fun, Not to Talk Politics

December 19, 2013 9:39 am

Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday, almost a week after Kim Jong Un executed his uncle. Speaking to Reuters at his hotel in Beijing before heading to the airport, Rodman said he was simply going to visit his friend Kim Jong Un, and to coach basketball.

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School bus with eight children on board involved in crash

December 19, 2013 9:31 am

One person suffered minor injuries after a school bus with eight children on board was involved in a crash with two other cars in Livermore Thursday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said. The crash was reported shortly before 7:55 a.m. near Murrieta and Stanley boulevards. One person in one of the cars suffered minor […]

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One person injured in Livermore school bus crash

December 19, 2013 9:31 am

One person suffered minor injuries after a school bus with eight children on board was involved in a crash with two other cars in Livermore Thursday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said. The crash was reported shortly before 7:55 a.m. near Murrieta and Stanley boulevards. One person in one of the cars suffered minor […]

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Georgia woman claims 1 of 2 winning lottery tickets

December 19, 2013 9:25 am

On her way to work, Ira Curry heard on the radio that one of the winning lottery ticket numbers was her family’s lucky No. 7. She called home, her daughter checked the ticket and in an instant, Curry was a multi-millionaire. Curry came forward Wednesday to collect half of the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, […]

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December 19, 2013 9:17 am

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December 19, 2013 9:14 am

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SAN JOSE: Target data breach could impact millions

December 19, 2013 9:14 am

Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may be affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear.

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