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Jobless Rate Drops to 5-Year Low

December 6, 2013 8:31 am

Another month of solid job gains and a drop in unemployment is adding to signs the U.S. economy is picking up steam, and that could prompt the Federal Reserve to remove its economic band-aid. Unemployment dropped to a five-year low of seven percent in November as distortions caused by the government shutdown eased.

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Record-setting cold sets scene for snowy hillsides

December 6, 2013 8:28 am

For a third straight day, a stalled cold air mass sent Bay Area temperatures plunging to record levels early Friday with a new threat of snow in the Bay Area’s mountain peaks over the next 24 hours, forecasters said. A freeze warning remained in effect for the Bay Area with preliminary overnight temperatures tumbling, particularly […]

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BASE jumper´s helmet camera shows terrifying crash

December 6, 2013 8:28 am

A petrifying and death-defying moment caught on a BASE jumper’s helmet camera near Moab, Utah. While this video isn’t graphic, some viewers may find it disturbing. “A BASE jumper lucky to be alive after this leap from a cliff went horribly wrong. He managed to survive! But he did sustain multiple injuries, including a severely sprained back.”​ (Via Fox News) Outside reports more […]

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Biopic Stars Ponder Mandela´s Legacy

December 6, 2013 7:55 am

'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' stars Idris Elba, Naomie Harris and director Justin Chadwick discuss the South African leader's effect on their own lives. They were speaking before the death of Nelson Mandela, on Thursday 5th December, age…

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49ers-Seahawks rivalry: SF radio station airs ´Pete Carroll Whines´ parody

December 6, 2013 7:54 am

SF radio station airs 'Pete Carroll Whines' parody

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´Robo-Frog´ – the Robotic Romeo Who Gets the Girl

December 6, 2013 7:31 am

A female tungara frog leaps into action, attracted by the sight and sound of a male's mating call…. She finds the combination of his love song and pumping vocal sac extremely seductive . What she doesn't know however, is that this romantic romeo… is a robot. Called Robo-frog, it was programmed by US biologists Ryan […]

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South Africans Mourn the Passing of Nelson Mandela

December 6, 2013 7:30 am

Residents of Soweto, the former home of Nelson Mandela, honored the anti-apartheid hero with bursts of dance and song. "This is a moment for South Africans to celebrate the life of a legend you know." Others released white doves near the house of the late president and hundreds more paid respects with flowers, candles and […]

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Interns Fight Back After Unpaid Work

December 6, 2013 7:30 am

Samira Hussain reports on how interns are fighting back and successfully suing companies after having to work for free.

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More Questions Than Answers In Train Crash Investigation

December 6, 2013 7:30 am

The derailed Metro-North train had a safety alarm system that detects if the engineer has become inactive, but it was on the opposite end of the train, far from where it could have helped the dozing driver, William Rockefeller, and potentially averted a deadly disaster.

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Driver attempts to flee after slamming into San Jose police car

December 6, 2013 7:08 am

A San Jose police officer was taken to the hospital and a driver was facing possible hit-and-run charges early Friday after a patrol car was rear-ended at a downtown stop sign. Authorities told KTVU that the incident took place at the intersection of San Carlos Street and Almaden Blvd. at around 5:45 a.m. The officer […]

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