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Crowds in Johannesburg Stadium for Mandela Memorial

December 9, 2013 9:55 pm

Thousands of mourners began to arrive on a rainy Tuesday morning (December 10) at Johannesburg's Soccer City stadium, for a memorial ceremony to celebrate the life of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. Ordinary South Africans will be joining scores of leaders from across the world to honour a leader whose life of imprisonment and political struggle […]

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4 homeless men who died of exposure are identified

December 9, 2013 9:32 pm

On Monday the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office released the identities of four homeless men who died over a week’s time due to cold weather exposure in San Jose and Saratoga. All four men passed from causes related to hypothermia between Nov. 28 and Thursday, the medical examiner reported. The first to die was […]

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Neighbors call for stop sign in dangerous intersection

December 9, 2013 8:37 pm

Two mothers are leading the charge against Contra Costa County Public Work’s department calling for a stop sign on their street. Currently there is only a crosswalk at the intersection of Idlewood Drive and Newell Avenue, the woman says that’s not enough. “I’ve been almost hit probably a handful of times over the last five […]

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Woman injured after being glued to toilet

December 9, 2013 8:34 pm

A north Georgia woman says she wants answers after an apparent prank in a restroom left her with serious injuries. The womans ays she wants answers from the store where it happened and from the person who put glue on the top of the toilet seat lids. Twelve days after the incident, Illyanna De La Keur […]

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Eighteen LA Sheriff´s Deputies Face Charges

December 9, 2013 7:55 pm

Federal officials say 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies face array of criminal charges. The charges result from an ongoing FBI investigation into allegations of excessive force and other misconduct at the county's …

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Everbright Bank Looks to Raise Cash

December 9, 2013 7:53 pm

China's Everbright Bank is looking to raise funds in Hong Kong to comply with new rules requiring it to hold more capital.

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China´s Consumer Spending Drive

December 9, 2013 7:53 pm

China is trying to rebalance its economy by boosting consumer spending, but can it encourage its citizens to save less and spend more?

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Are Chinese Loan Defaults a Problem?

December 9, 2013 7:53 pm

Andrew Jennings of FICO says the Chinese government may need to take action over rising defaults on loans at Chinese banks.

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The 10 Minutes That Changed Newtown Forever

December 9, 2013 7:53 pm

In the weeks leading up to the first anniversary of the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, a number of events has brought the tragedy back into the spotlight long before the December 14 anniversary. First, Connecticut officials released on November 25 a report on the massacre that concluded the shooter, […]

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Giant Christmas Cake Weighs More Than 9,000 Lbs

December 9, 2013 7:43 pm

When it comes to Christmas cake, the city of Dresden is not messing around. This giant cake, called 'stollen,' gets a parade to mark its arrival by horse-drawn carriage at a local Christmas market. And you can see why. It's huge. Weighing in at more than 4,200 kilos — that's more than 9,000 lbs — […]

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