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Amanda Knox in Letter: ´I Am Innocent´

December 17, 2013 10:53 am

Inside this Italian courthouse, lawyers for Amanda Knox delivered a letter from the American student explaining why she was not present for her retrial. The presiding judge read the letter in which Knox pleaded her innocence in the murder of her roommate Meredith Kercer.

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2014 Acura MDX Recalled Due To Possible Detachment Of Drive Shaft

December 17, 2013 10:30 am

Acura has issued the second recall for its 2014 MDX in the SUV’s short life. The first was due to a defective trailer-hitch accessory kit but the latest is for a much more serious problem. According to the automaker, the vehicle’s drive shaft may end up becoming detached.The recall affects 2014 MDX models manufactured from […]

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Federal Judge: NSA´s Surveillance Program Is Unconstitutional

December 17, 2013 9:52 am

Also on the Minute, a budget deal nears passage and thousands of fire ants.

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Maine Parents Want Medical Marijuana for Children

December 17, 2013 9:52 am

They say lawmakers need to ease restrictions on child medical marijuana use in Maine.

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Will GSK´s Payment Ban Set a Precedent?

December 17, 2013 9:52 am

Its sales practices have left it fighting bribery charges in China. And now GlaxoSmithKline wants to move on. The UK drugs company will stop paying doctors to promote its products at events. And it'll also remove individual sales targets for its marketing staff. That's a step further than AstraZeneca which two years ago stopped paying […]

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Really cool: Soundwave ´force field´ may replace car wiper blades

December 17, 2013 9:49 am

The new system would use sound waves to keep your windshield spotless. The technology is coming from McLaren, a company best known for high performance Formula One racing cars as well as high dollar sports cars. Geek reports chief designer Frank Stephenson has a team working on the futuristic method right now. The 30kHz waves […]

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Pope Francis Named Gay Magazine´s ´Person Of The Year´

December 17, 2013 9:40 am

Even though Francis hasn’t officially changed any church policies involving homosexuality, many would argue he’s done much to change its tone.

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Boston Bombing Victim Engaged To Nurse Who Got Him Healthy Again

December 17, 2013 9:28 am

A victim of the Boston Marathon bombings met his future wife at a rehabilitation hospital. He says she has given him purpose after the terrible bombings.

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CLEARING SKIES: Watch Steve´s 5-day video forecast

December 17, 2013 9:27 am

Watch Steve's 5-day video forecast

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Raw: Obama Meets With Tech CEOs Amid NSA Concern

December 17, 2013 9:26 am

President Barack Obama on Tuesday huddled with executives from leading technology companies, including Google, Twitter and Apple. The White House says the government's HealthCare.gov website and NSA's surveillance programs were on the agend…

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