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Audi RS7: A Supercar With a Key Weakness

December 15, 2013 4:30 am

The 2014 Audi RS7 is a super sports sedan of impressive pace and power, unless you want to drive in the cold. Rumble Seat columnist Dan Neil reports on the News Hub. Photo: Audi.

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Mandela Funeral Service Draws Thousands

December 15, 2013 2:55 am

Guests gathered on Sunday in a huge tent at the family compound of Nelson Mandela to attend the funeral ceremony for the anti-apartheid leader. (Dec. 15)

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Charities Benefit from Bank Fines

December 15, 2013 1:57 am

The latest tranche of money gathered from UK banks in Libor fines has been allocated to 24 military charities.

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An Emotional Eulogy by Mandela´s Close Friend

December 15, 2013 1:57 am

Ahmed Kathrada, a dear friend of Nelson Mandela. He spent 26 years behind bars, just one year short of Mandela's term. Both were veterans in the struggle against apartheid. In a funeral service in Qunu, Kathrada addressed his friend of 67 years, calling him their mutual nickname Madala.

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KISS guitarist Frehley´s NY home goes up in flames

December 15, 2013 12:22 am

A suburban New York house owned by former KISS lead guitarist Ace Frehley has gone up in flames. The Journal News reports that firefighters were called to the stone house in the town of Yorktown Heights late Saturday morning. The home was heavily damaged, with flames burning through the roof. The newspaper says the musician […]

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Residents organize touching tribute to Newtown victims

December 15, 2013 12:03 am

Remembrances for the victims of the Sandy Hook School massacre were held Saturday across the Bay Area, including a poignant vigil in Mill Valley.  White cardboard boxes stood as improvised pillars with a victim’s name and age written on each one. The 26 boxes were arranged in an arc, with a pair of shoes on […]

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Military Escorts Mandela´s Coffin Across Qunu

December 14, 2013 11:55 pm

A march and a gun-salute for Nelson Mandela. The body of the anti-apartheid hero was escorted in a military procession across the rolling hills of his ancestral village of Qunu, and brought to a marquee where a funeral service was to be held before he is buried. Police and soldiers have sealed off the centre […]

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MILL VALLEY: Locals organize memorial to Newtown shooting victims

December 14, 2013 11:08 pm

Remembrances for the victims of the Sandy Hook School massacre were held Saturday across the Bay Area, including a poignant vigil in Mill Valley.

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December 14, 2013 11:08 pm

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SAN JOSE: Hundreds of guns pour in at buyback events

December 14, 2013 11:06 pm

Weapons poured in at three separate gun buybacks in San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose Saturday. And while some say safety is the top priority, others say it's all about incentive.

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