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Healthcare.Gov Sign-Up Numbers Improving

December 5, 2013 12:11 pm

The Healthcare.gov site is finally taking off with 29,000 people visiting in just two days. That's more than the entire first month the site was live.

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Bratton Named to Lead NYPD

December 5, 2013 12:10 pm

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has announced the appointment of William Bratton as police commissioner of the NYPD, as it tries to maintain a historic drop in crime and an extensive counter-terrorism program. (Dec. 5)

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Auditor: BART police make progress on post-Grant reforms

December 5, 2013 11:45 am

An auditor says the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit’s police department has made significant progress in meeting reforms proposed after the 2009 fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white transit officer. Patrick Oliver, of the Ohio-based National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, told the BART board on Thursday that BART […]

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SAN LEANDRO: One injured in San Leandro apartment complex fire

December 5, 2013 11:43 am

One injured in San Leandro apartment complex fire

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No Charges in Jameis Winston Sex Assault Case

December 5, 2013 11:40 am

A prosecutor says Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not be charged in a sexual assault case. The Heisman Trophy candidate was accused of raping a female student in December last year. (Dec. 5)

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President Obama ´Not Allowed´ to Have iPhone

December 5, 2013 11:30 am

President Barack Obama told a group of young Americans that he's 'not allowed' to own an iPhone, for security reasons. This isn't the first time the President has been ordered to hold the phone. In 2009 he fought to keep his blackberry. Andrew Dymburt has more.

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Woman Surprises Town With Millions In Will

December 5, 2013 11:25 am

In small towns, everybody knows everybody. Well, Simsbury, Conn., a town of 23,000 people, is abuzz after the news broke that Kathleen Magowan had a rather large secret. NBC reports it was a multimillion dollar one, at that.  “Magowan lived simply, with her twin brother Bob in the house their parents left them. … Turns out Magowan was a multimillionaire, several times […]

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Fast Food Workers On Strike In More Than 100 Cities

December 5, 2013 11:18 am

Fast food workers are taking the fight to increase the minimum wage nationwide as they plan to strike Thursday in more than 100 cities.  Thousands of fast food chain employees across the country are expected to walk off the job Thursday in what’s being billed as the largest strike of its kind since workers began protesting wages in […]

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Gunmen Kill U.S. Teacher in Libya´s Benghazi

December 5, 2013 11:10 am

Gunmen shot dead an American chemistry teacher working at an international school in the Libyan city of Benghazi, medical and security sources said on Thursday (December 5) It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the killing. Libyan special forces have been battling militants from Ansar al-Sharia in Benghazi. U.S. officials blame the group […]

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ECB ´Ready´ for Further Action

December 5, 2013 11:10 am

His panoply of tricks have earned him the nickname Magic Mario. Last month he pulled a monetary rabbit out of a hat with a quarter percent cut in the main ECB rate. This time: no cut – and less of a flourish, more of a pause to assess where the euro zone is now with […]

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