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Suspected Drunk Driver Plows Into LA Churchgoers. 3 Dead. 9 Injured. Including Children

December 18, 2014 10:35 am

The death toll from the accident involving a suspected drunken driver and a dozen pedestrians leaving a church in Redondo Beach has climbed to three, and nine victims — including two children — remain hospitalized, authorities said today. A group of pedestrians crossing Pacific Coast Highway at Vincent Street after leaving a church Christmas concert […]

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Jim Harbaugh Offered 6 Year $49 Million Contract By University of Michigan

December 18, 2014 9:54 am

Michigan is apparently making a serious run at San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh to fill the open coaching position. According to a report from the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, citing anonymous sources, U-M offered Harbaugh $8 million per year to coach the Wolverines. That would be almost $1 million more than the current highest-paid […]

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Ray MdDonald’s Mom Says Her Son Is Innocent

December 17, 2014 10:19 pm

As an NFL regular season dominated by domestic violence approaches its conclusion, it is fitting that San Francisco defensive end Ray McDonald is finally gone from the 49ers, and, presumably, the National Football League. A league that struggled to find its voice on the important issue of domestic violence during a tumultuous autumn has righted […]

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Historic Breakthrough Between US and Cuba

December 17, 2014 10:10 pm

US President Barack Obama has hailed a “new chapter” in US relations with Cuba, announcing moves to normalise diplomatic and economic ties. Mr Obama said Washington’s current approach was “outdated” and the changes were the “most significant” in US policy towards Cuba in 50 years. Cuban President Raul Castro said he welcomed the shift in […]

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Sony Pictures Cancels Movie Release of The Interview

December 17, 2014 10:04 pm

Sony Pictures has cancelled the planned US release on 25 December of the film The Interview, after major cinema chains decided not to screen it. The film is about a fictional plot to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Hackers have already carried out a cyber attack on Sony and warned the public to stay […]

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More Trouble For 49er Ray McDonald

December 17, 2014 10:50 am

San Jose, CA – San Jose Police are once again looking at 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald, this time in relation to an alleged sexual assault that occurred Monday. Police obtained a search warrant based on a preliminary investigation and served it at McDonald’s San Jose home Tuesday. According to police, at approximately 10:43 a.m. […]

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President Obama Announces Efforts To Improve Cuba Relations

December 17, 2014 9:49 am

WASHINGTON — The United States will restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba and open an embassy in Havana for the first time in more than a half-century after the release of an American contractor held in prison for five years, President Obama announced on Wednesday. In a deal negotiated during 18 months of secret talks […]

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Former Pacific Grove Police Officer Admits to Stealing Weapons from MPC

December 17, 2014 9:41 am

SAN JOSE – John Nyunt pleaded guilty in federal court today, to possession of stolen firearms, announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson. Nyunt was a commander at the Pacific Grove Police Department (PGPD) and an instructor at the former police academy at the Monterey Peninsula College […]

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Sony May Scrap Release Of Film Due To Terrorist Threats

December 16, 2014 10:29 pm

Sony has told domestic theatrical chains that they will support their decision if they decide to scrap the release of “The Interview” on Christmas Day in the face of a potential national security threat. A federal law enforcement says the National Security Agency or other law enforcement could recommend canceling the release for safety reasons. […]

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Pakistan Mourns Massive Loss Of Life

December 16, 2014 10:19 pm

In Pakistan and beyond its borders, many are mourning the massive loss of life that was the result of a brutal attack on a school in Peshawar on Tuesday. In its devastating wake, social media users rallied under the #BlackDay hashtag as a sign of solidarity with the victims. A Pakistani militant group called Tehreek-e-Taliban […]

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