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Mandela ´Inspired´ a UK Generation

December 6, 2013 8:31 am

The death of former South African president Nelson Mandela has been deeply felt by many people across the UK.

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Queen Speaks of Hearing About Mandela´s Death

December 6, 2013 8:31 am

During a visit to Westminster Hall in the Houses of Parliament, Britain's Queen Elizabeth spoke of how "extraordinary" it was that news of Mandela's death broke in London at the end of the royal premiere screening of "Mandela: The Long Walk To Freedom". The Queen's grandson, Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and his wife, […]

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Police Standoff Leads to School Lockdown

December 6, 2013 8:31 am

A man breaking windows inside a home caused a police scene in Stockton, and a nearby elementary school to lock down. Officers are near Walnut and School Streets, searching for the man.

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Sears Spins Off Lands´ End

December 6, 2013 8:31 am

The latest sign of billionaire hedge fund manager Eddie Lampert's fall from grace: Sears' move to spin off its Lands' End clothing business. Once compared by some to investor Warren Buffett for his magic touch, the former Goldman Sachs banker has been unable to turn around the money-losing retailer after engineering the merger of the […]

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Jobless Rate Drops to 5-Year Low

December 6, 2013 8:31 am

Another month of solid job gains and a drop in unemployment is adding to signs the U.S. economy is picking up steam, and that could prompt the Federal Reserve to remove its economic band-aid. Unemployment dropped to a five-year low of seven percent in November as distortions caused by the government shutdown eased.

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Record-setting cold sets scene for snowy hillsides

December 6, 2013 8:28 am

For a third straight day, a stalled cold air mass sent Bay Area temperatures plunging to record levels early Friday with a new threat of snow in the Bay Area’s mountain peaks over the next 24 hours, forecasters said. A freeze warning remained in effect for the Bay Area with preliminary overnight temperatures tumbling, particularly […]

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BASE jumper´s helmet camera shows terrifying crash

December 6, 2013 8:28 am

A petrifying and death-defying moment caught on a BASE jumper’s helmet camera near Moab, Utah. While this video isn’t graphic, some viewers may find it disturbing. “A BASE jumper lucky to be alive after this leap from a cliff went horribly wrong. He managed to survive! But he did sustain multiple injuries, including a severely sprained back.”​ (Via Fox News) Outside reports more […]

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Biopic Stars Ponder Mandela´s Legacy

December 6, 2013 7:55 am

'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' stars Idris Elba, Naomie Harris and director Justin Chadwick discuss the South African leader's effect on their own lives. They were speaking before the death of Nelson Mandela, on Thursday 5th December, age…

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49ers-Seahawks rivalry: SF radio station airs ´Pete Carroll Whines´ parody

December 6, 2013 7:54 am

SF radio station airs 'Pete Carroll Whines' parody

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´Robo-Frog´ – the Robotic Romeo Who Gets the Girl

December 6, 2013 7:31 am

A female tungara frog leaps into action, attracted by the sight and sound of a male's mating call…. She finds the combination of his love song and pumping vocal sac extremely seductive . What she doesn't know however, is that this romantic romeo… is a robot. Called Robo-frog, it was programmed by US biologists Ryan […]

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