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Bolivian Artist Opens a ´Baby Jesus Clinic´

December 18, 2013 2:20 pm

A Bolivian art restorer is spreading Christmas joy by repairing damaged baby Jesus figurines in the La Paz shop he calls the "Baby Jesus Clinic". People from all over the country send their damaged figurines to Rafael Gonzales. Many of the tiny statues have been passed down through families– and some of the pieces are […]

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´Duck Dynasty´ patriarch slams gay people

December 18, 2013 2:09 pm

“Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson has been getting some extra attention lately — not for his on-air quips, but for homophobic remarks he made in a recent interview with GQ Magazine “Robertson makes several explicit comments about gay people in the article. He calls gay people sinners and says they’re not logical.” (Via KVVU) Robertson called himself a Bible thumper and had a lot to […]

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BART, unions resume talks over paid family medical leave

December 18, 2013 1:57 pm

BART and its two biggest labor unions returned to the bargaining table Wednesday to make another attempt to resolve a dispute over a contract provision that calls for employees to receive up to six weeks of paid family medical leave annually. Members of Service Employees Union Local 1021, which represents 1,430 mechanics, custodians and clerical […]

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Paul ATM theft

December 18, 2013 1:53 pm

Paul ATM theft

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SAN FRANCISCO: Police search for suspects who tried stealing ATM

December 18, 2013 1:53 pm

Police recovered a stolen ATM machine from a stolen van after pursuing a wrong-way driver on Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco Wednesday morning.

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SAN JOSE: Store owner gets $1M for selling winning lotto ticket

December 18, 2013 1:50 pm

The owner of a gift store in East San Jose where a person bought a lottery ticket to split a $648 million Mega Millions jackpot was awarded $1 million by the California State Lottery, a lottery spokeswoman said.

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DLV MEgaMillions noon

December 18, 2013 1:50 pm

DLV MEgaMillions noon

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Ga. Woman Has 1 of 2 Winning Lottery Tickets

December 18, 2013 1:40 pm

Lottery officials say a Georgia woman has one of the two winning tickets to the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second-largest in U.S. history. (Dec. 18)

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McGovern: Unconstitutionality of NSA Phone Call Collection Is Indisputable

December 18, 2013 1:40 pm

Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern says that the recent federal district judge's ruling on the NSA's bulk phone collection applies constitutional protections, but will not lead to amnesty for Edward Snowden

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Why Does The White House Condemn Snowden If It ´Welcomes Transparency´?

December 18, 2013 1:40 pm

Edward Snowden is a patriot. As a whistleblower of illegal government activity that was sanctioned and kept secret by the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government for years, he undertook great personal risk for the public good.

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