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2014/12/21 15:52
2014/12/21 15:52
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Unbroken Olympic track star Louis Zamperini (Jack O'Connell) is a bombardier in the Pacific during World War II. His plane is shot down, and he and two crewmates are left bobbing in a life raft ringed...
2014/12/21 15:52
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2014/12/21 14:40
2014/12/21 14:40
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DOWNEY, Calif. -- One day in 1967, Bob Thompson sprayed foam on a hunk of metal in a cavernous factory south of Los Angeles. And then another day, not too long after, he sat at a long wood bar with a...
2014/12/19 20:33
2014/12/19 20:33
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Rita Jeptoo is one step closer to losing her 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon title and nearly $600,000 in prize money from her Chicago victory and the World Marathon Majors series for...
2014/12/18 06:45
2014/12/18 06:45
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Richard C. Hottelet, the longtime U.N. correspondent for CBS News who provided memorable eyewitness accounts of the Normandy invasion and the Battle of the Bulge during World War II and was among the...
2014/12/18 04:20
2014/12/18 04:20
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The liberal advocacy group Democracy for America is pledging to put $250,000 toward a campaign to try to “draft” Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts Democrat, into the 2016 presidential...
2014/12/18 01:58
2014/12/18 01:58
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The day after a Wire Service reported that North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory received a six-figure stock payout from an online mortgage broker that is regulated by the state, the governor’s emphatic...
2014/12/17 19:04
2014/12/17 19:04
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Kurt Busch has been called to testify by the attorney for ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll as she pursues a protective order from him, but it is unclear whether he will testify, according to the...
2014/12/17 14:01
2014/12/17 14:01
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Ira Rosen remembers when news made money. He is a producer at 60 Minutes in the United States and is regaling a room of journalists at the Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference in San...
2014/12/16 07:24
2014/12/16 07:24
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In 1914, 200 members of the Green Room Club of New York, who tendered Irvin Cobb, war correspondent, with the German army in Belgium, a "welcome home" dinner, started to laugh when he was introduced...
2014/12/16 02:35
2014/12/16 02:35
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Contrary to earlier media reports from several sources, Pope Francis did not comfort a disconsolate little boy at a Vatican audience by saying the child's deceased puppy would be awaiting him in...
2014/12/15 14:22
2014/12/15 14:22
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A colorful new startup has landed in New York: UrbanStems hopes to beat out its competition in the pricey flower delivery market by carrying fresh bouquets, wound tightly in the company's signature...
2014/12/14 23:20
2014/12/14 23:20
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An East Tennessee native who has traveled extensively in Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone in recent months called efforts by medical workers in the West Africa nation "heroic" as they battle the deadly...
2014/12/14 10:19
2014/12/14 10:19
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FLINT, MI – About 40 years ago, 8-year-old Gretchen Shafer sat down alongside her very best friend and penned a letter to The Flint Journal asking a very serious question. The third-grade girls from...
2014/12/12 21:50
2014/12/12 21:50
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, are presented with a Bobbie bear at Hobart on Tuesday. Photo: AFP As President Xi Jinping stepped on to the tarmac at Hobart airport on Tuesday...
2014/12/12 02:45
2014/12/12 02:45
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ROME (RNS) The Dalai Lama said Thursday (Dec. 11) that he would not meet Pope Francis while in Rome for a summit of Nobel Peace Prize winners. “The Vatican administration says it is not possible...
2014/12/11 21:12
2014/12/11 21:12
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The Hartford Courant has been around for 250 years, publishing its first issue in 1764. For exactly half of that time, 125 years, it was published without photographs. That changed in 1889, on the...
2014/12/11 10:42
2014/12/11 10:42
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The world’s speediest-growing mobile brand Xiaomi, which made an impressive India entry in July this year, has been barred from importing or selling its devices in the country over patent...
2014/12/11 06:49
2014/12/11 06:49
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About Our Columnist Geoffery Metz is the Digital Production Editor for GlobeSt.com, based in the New York City office. Before joining the GlobeSt.com team, he spent several years overseeing the...
2014/12/10 08:22
2014/12/10 08:22
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This is the season to pray for rain, but precipitation in the Arava would worsen the disaster by gushing the oil to Eilat. The Israeli Environmental Protection Ministry said that the crude oil leak...
2014/12/10 01:58
2014/12/10 01:58
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With time ticking toward the deadline, Republicans and Democrats Tuesday agreed on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, The Associated Press reported. They also agreed to...
2014/12/21 15:52
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