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Raw: Crowds Arrive for Mandela Memorial

December 9, 2013 11:10 pm

Huge crowds are arriving at South Africa's FNB Stadium for former President Nelson Mandela's memorial. Up to 100,000 are expected to attend the event. (Dec. 10)

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St. Nicks Learn Tricks of Trade at Santa School

December 9, 2013 10:26 pm

Here comes Santa Claus. And another. And another. More than 100 Kris Kringles attended Santa school in Michigan learning tricks of the trade including makeup application, wardrobe, and reindeer care during the three-day seminar. (Dec. 10)

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Pa. Students´ Robotic Arm Can Make You Stronger

December 9, 2013 10:25 pm

A student-designed robotic arm has the potential to prevent injuries in workers whose jobs require repetitive heavy lifting. It could also help rehab patients undergoing physical therapy. (Dec. 10)

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Today in History for December 10th

December 9, 2013 10:10 pm

Martin Luther King, Junior accepts Nobel Peace Prize; Women get the right to vote in Wyoming Territory; America's first domestic passenger jet flight takes off; Soul singer Otis Redding, General Augusto Pinochet die. (Dec. 10)

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Eighteen LA Sheriff´s Deputies Face Charges

December 9, 2013 7:55 pm

Federal officials say 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies face array of criminal charges. The charges result from an ongoing FBI investigation into allegations of excessive force and other misconduct at the county's …

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Princeton Starts Mass Meningitis Vaccinations

December 9, 2013 3:56 pm

Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop a meningitis outbreak in a federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for U.S. use. The CDC does not consider it experimental. …

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AP Top Stories Dec. 5 A

December 9, 2013 3:56 pm

Here's the latest news for Monday, Dec. 9th: Nearly 100 heads of State heading to South Africa to honor Mandela; Biden honors Mandela in Washington; 11 dead whales suffered from malnutrition; and Newtown seeks privacy on anniversary of shoo…

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Judge: Brennan´s Inc. in New Orleans Bankrupt

December 9, 2013 3:55 pm

Brennan's Inc., former owner of the landmark Brennan's restaurant, is bankrupt and must be liquidated, a federal bankruptcy judge has found. (Dec. 9)

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How ´Volcker Rule´ Would Limit Banks Risky Bets

December 9, 2013 3:40 pm

After three years of wrestling over its language, U.S. regulators are expected Tuesday to approve a rule designed to defuse some of the extreme risk-taking on Wall Street that helped trigger the 2008 financial crisis. (Dec. 9)

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Raw: Falling Ice Sheets Pose Danger in Texas

December 9, 2013 1:55 pm

Ice left behind from a wintry storm that swept across Texas is causing dangerous conditions in Plano. At one apartment building sheets of ice came crashing down all at once. (Dec. 9)

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