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For 2nd time, defense makes case for no confinement for mom who drove kids into ocean

FOX News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:30am
Attorneys for a South Carolina mother who drove her three children into the ocean off Daytona Beach are arguing that she shouldn't be forcibly confined for mental health treatment.
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Florida Keys man flies 3,000th rescue animal from high-kill shelter to safety

FOX News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:17am
A Florida Keys man recently flew his 3,000th rescue animal to a better life.
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12-year-old New York boy in custody, charged with stabbing girl in hallway at Syracuse school

FOX News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:16am
Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has been charged with stabbing a 12-year-old girl inside a New York school.
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Massachusetts Pharmacy Owners Arrested in Meningitis Deaths

The New York Times - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:11am
Among the 14 people arrested were the founders of the New England Compounding Center, which made steroids blamed for an outbreak that killed 64 people.






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Texas truck ends up in terrorist photo

CNBC - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:10am
A truck from a small town plumbing company has somehow made its way from Texas City to the Middle East, where it's apparently being used by terrorists.
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States in Parched Southwest Take Steps to Bolster a Crucial Reservoir

The New York Times - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:02am
Arizona, California and Nevada signed an agreement calling for conservation and other efforts to forestall further drops in Lake Mead, the water source for much of the region.






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For First Time, Treatment Helps Patients With Worst Kind of Stroke, Study Says

The New York Times - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:00am
Researchers have found that directly removing large blood clots in the brain greatly improves the prognosis for people having the most severe strokes.
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BlackBerry CEO's strategy with new phone

CNBC - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:00am
Here's why the new BlackBerry, the Classic, "will further change how people think about BlackBerry," says CEO John Chen.
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2015’s big winner: The US dollar

CNBC - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:51am
The combination of a stronger dollar and sliding oil price is causing mayhem, Financial Times reports.
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GE's Immelt: Like Russia long-term

CNBC - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:49am
General Electric would like Russia to be in better shape now but also likes it for the long term, Chief Executive Jeff Immelt said on Wednesday.
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Texas ex-official sentenced to death for murder of prosecutor's wife in apparent revenge plot

FOX News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:46am
A former North Texas justice of the peace is sentenced to death for capital murder in what prosecutors described as a revenge plot that left three people dead.
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Alan Gross freed, U.S. and Cuba strike historic deal

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:45am
U.S. contractor Alan Gross, held by the Cuban government since 2009, was freed Wednesday as part of a landmark deal with Cuba that paves the way for a major overhaul in U.S. policy toward the island, senior administration officials tell CNN.
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Poll: Race relations in US are bad

CNBC - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:41am
A majority of Americans say race relations are bad, according to the latest NBC News/WSJ poll. NBC News reports.
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United flight has 'maintenance issue'

CNBC - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:40am
A U.S.-bound United Airlines flight is returning to London's Heathrow airport following a maintenance issue, the airline said on Wednesday.
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Obama's December surprise

POLITICO - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:34am
The president stunned the world Wednesday with a prisoner swap and a bold, sudden opening toward Cuba.
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Colorado teen who killed father, kept body at home for days will spend 10 years behind bars

FOX News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:30am
A 14-year-old Colorado boy will spend 10 years behind bars after pleading guilty to killing his father and trying to conceal the slaying for six days by keeping the body at home and telling the man's employer he was sick.
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'Breathe Easy' T-shirts stir controversy

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:29am
Eric Garner's final words have become a rallying call for protesters across the country.
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Among dollars and change, gift of emeralds and diamonds found in Salvation Army kettle

FOX News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:16am
In one of its famous red kettles in South Florida, the Salvation Army has received a gift worth more than a little bit of change: an emerald and diamond necklace.
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First Draft: Cuba Releases an American Prisoner, Alan Gross

The New York Times - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:07am
Alan Gross has left Cuba on a US government plane bound for United States after being released on “humanitarian grounds,” says US official.






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Advisors need a succession plan

CNBC - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:00am
For financial advisors, succession planning is about protecting and ensuring that clients' needs are properly met.
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