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Man on tracks in custody; BART service resumes

December 17, 2013 11:46 am

BART trains were stopped systemwide for about an hour Tuesday because of a person on the tracks in Oakland, an agency spokeswoman said. The person was reported on the tracks at 11:11 a.m. between the 12th Street Oakland City Center and West Oakland stations, BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost said. BART crews shut off power to […]

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Man on tracks shuts down BART trains

December 17, 2013 11:46 am

BART trains were stopped in Oakland Tuesday morning because of an unauthorized person on the tracks between the 12th Street Oakland City Center and West Oakland stations, a BART dispatcher said. The person was reported on the tracks at about 11:10 a.m. between the two stations and has prompted trains to stop in both the […]

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UPS Delivery Goes Wrong After Driver Leaves Xmas Package in Trash Can

December 17, 2013 11:12 am

A mother in Barnhart, Missouri was left devastated after learning her daughter’s Christmas present was thrown in the trash by a UPS driver.delivered in her black trash can, in an effort to conceal it from public view, but the rubbish had been hauled away.

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Michael Jordan´s Chicago House Fails To Sell Again

December 17, 2013 11:12 am

Air Jordan's basketball game may be legendary, but his real estate game? Not so much.

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UPS delivery goes wrong after driver leaves Christmas package in trash can

December 17, 2013 11:12 am

A mother in Barnhart, Missouri was left devastated after learning her daughter’s Christmas present was thrown in the trash by a UPS driver.delivered in her black trash can, in an effort to conceal it from public view, but the rubbish had been hauled away.

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Budget Bill Moves Toward Final Passage in Senate

December 17, 2013 11:10 am

The Senate advanced a compromise budget bill, with a 67-33 cloture vote that ensures the measure will pass the Democratic-led chamber no later than Wednesday and head to the White House to be signed into law. (Dec. 17)

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$38 Tablet Coming to U.S. And More

December 17, 2013 11:06 am

What's News: Datawind plans to sell tablets in the U.S. priced from $38 to $149. Facebook will sell video ads which will pop up on news feeds. A new study shows that there is little benefit to taking multivitamins. Joanne Po reports. Photo: AP

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Tech Firms Push to Control Web´s Pipes

December 17, 2013 11:06 am

Technology giants like Google and Facebook are expanding efforts to control more of the world’s Internet backbone, raising tensions with telecom companies over who runs the Web. Spencer Ante joins MoneyBeat. Photo: Getty Images.

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AP Source: Incognito to Sit Out Rest of Season

December 17, 2013 11:05 am

The playoffs may pay off for Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito, even from the sideline. Incognito will remain on the NFL's suspended list with pay for the rest of the season, including the playoffs, a person familiar with the situation said. (Dec. 17)

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E. Coli ´Superbug´ May Be Severe Health Problem: Study

December 17, 2013 11:05 am

A single strain of E. Coli has slowly worked its way to being the main cause of bacterial infections among women and the elderly in the world.

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