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NSA Tracks 5 Billion Cell Phone Records a Day and Today´s News

December 5, 2013 10:09 am

The NSA has been collecting nearly 5 billion cell phone records each day worldwide. Mexican officials have recovered the stolen radioactive cobalt-90. Venezuela’s government is cracking down on the websites that are used to track exchange rates on the black market.

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UK´s First Upbeat Outlook Since 2010

December 5, 2013 10:09 am

One retailer banking on the British recovery. US favourite Williams-Sonoma Inc. chose London for its first European store under its West Elm brand. The group's President and CEO Laura Alber hopes a healing economy will lead to a healthier high street.

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Santa Cruz ‘Pogonip Jane’ cold case murder takes ironic twist

December 5, 2013 9:42 am

Santa Cruz police reported Thursday they have finally identified a cold case murder victim named ‘Pogonip Jane’ as a missing 17-year-old girl, but the investigation has a tragic twist to it. In a news release, authorities said fingerprints obtained from the victim at the time of autopsy have been used to identify the body as […]

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December 5, 2013 9:27 am

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A blooming winter San Francisco Botanical Gardens

December 5, 2013 9:27 am

The rare Cloud Forest is at peak bloom for this year at San Francisco Botanical Garden.

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The San Francisco winter blooming Cloud Forest

December 5, 2013 9:21 am

The rare Cloud Forest is at peak bloom for this year at San Francisco Botanical Garden. The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the only outdoor botanical gardens in the world where the alluring beauties of the world’s misty cloud forests thrive and right now its prized Cloud Forest Garden is at its peak […]

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Iraqi PM Meets Iran´s Khamenei and Rouhani

December 5, 2013 9:08 am

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki met with Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran. Maliki's meeting is part of his two-day visit to the country during which he is expected to discuss bilateral relations between his country and Iran. Maliki also met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to discuss similar issues.

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New Safety Meetings In Wake Of Deadly Crash

December 5, 2013 9:08 am

Trains are rolling along Metro-North’s Hudson’s line according to the regular schedules for Thursday morning. The federal government has expressed “significant concerns” to the MTA after four incidents, including the fatal train derailment on December 1st and the death of a track worker in May.

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London Enjoys US Retail Invasion

December 5, 2013 9:08 am

From Brooklyn to Britain. West Elm opens its first European store in the UK's capital. It follows J. Crew – the U.S. fashion retailer which opened in London just last month. Part of the Williams-Sonoma group, it sells furniture, textiles and gifts. Laura Alber, the group's CEO, says West Elm is just the beginning.

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First Face Transplant Recipient Shows Progress

December 5, 2013 9:08 am

The very first American to receive a face transplant shows off his amazing progress as new advancements are announced.

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