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20th Century Fox To Open Theme Park By 2016

December 17, 2013 8:56 pm

The studio will open a theme park in Malaysia by 2016, with a U.S. theme park expected by 2020.

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Blind Man, Dog Rescued on NYC Subway Tracks

December 17, 2013 8:44 pm

A blind man who tumbled onto the NYC subway tracks along with his guide dog are alive today thanks to some quick work by a few of the city's subway riders. (Dec. 17)

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Winning ticket for $636M Mega Millions jackpot sold in San Jose

December 17, 2013 8:35 pm

At least one winning ticket was sold in California for Tuesday night’s $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, which was the second largest in U.S. lottery history. There may be other winners. Mega Millions lead director Paula Otto said Tuesday night that game officials’ count was not complete yet. California Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso told the […]

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Reno Police Respond to Medical Building Shooting

December 17, 2013 5:40 pm

Police say one of the victims of a shooting at a Reno, Nevada, hospital campus has died. Reno Deputy Police Chief Tom Robinson says two people are dead, including the shooter and one of his victims. At least two more were being treated. (De…

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Like Humans, Neanderthals Buried Dead And Cared For Elderly

December 17, 2013 5:34 pm

It’s another grave scientific discovery — but this time in a good way.  An international team of scientists found new evidence that Neanderthals cared for their elderly and dead by intentionally burying bodies — an important sign of development and community for our much, much older cousins. (Via LiveScience) The scientists spent 13 years reexamining caves in southern […]

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Man drops insanity plea and pleads guilty to murder

December 17, 2013 5:30 pm

(Entravision) Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo announced today that Christopher Sorenson, age 31 and a resident of Salinas, pled guilty today to the second degree murder of his mother. Sorenson will be sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison at his sentencing by Judge Carrie Panetta, on January 16, 2014. The case […]

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Family threatens legal fight to keep brain-dead child on life support

December 17, 2013 5:02 pm

The family of a 13-year-old brain dead girl at Children’s Hospital Oakland said they won a victory Tuesday after hospital officials announced they would not remove her from life support The parents of Jahi McMath were preparing to file a cease-and-desist order request Tuesday after hospital officials said the day before that they were planning […]

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Lawyer: Hospital to leave brain dead girl on life support

December 17, 2013 5:02 pm

The family of a 13-year-old brain dead girl at Children’s Hospital Oakland said they won a victory Tuesday after hospital officials announced they would not remove her from life support. The parents of Jahi McMath were preparing to file a cease-and-desist order request Tuesday after hospital officials said the day before that they were planning […]

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The Fonz ´Relaxed´ Over Aircraft Noise

December 17, 2013 4:59 pm

The BBC's James Landale went to Richmond to gauge local opinion on potential expansion of Heathrow airport, when he spotted Happy Days' The Fonz.

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Is Your Virtual Self Employable?

December 17, 2013 4:59 pm

Managing your virtual life and profile is critical to getting a job nowadays, as Peter Bowes reports.

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