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Apple Agrees To Refund $32.5M For Kids' Purchases

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 2:26am

Apple agrees to refund $32.5M for kids' purchases

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Florida Bill Would Allow Marijuana Extract For Child Seizures

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 2:26am

Though the Florida Legislature has opposed allowing medical marijuana to cross the state line, it is considering making an exception for a variety that seems to ease a rare seizure disorder in children. One Florida father says his wife and daughter will have to move to Colorado if it's not legalized.

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For A Better Bobsled, Team USA Turns To Race Cars

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 2:25am

It's been 78 years since the U.S. brought home Olympic gold in the two-man bobsled event. Other countries routinely work with race car companies to improve their sleds, so the Americans decided to follow suit by teaming up with the designers at BMW.

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49ers Frank Gore Still Proving Himself Every Week

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 2:23am

49ers Frank Gore still proving himself every week

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Avril, Bennett Prove Big Additions For Seattle

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 2:20am

Avril, Bennett prove big additions for Seattle

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As Pats Shift To Run, TEs Block More, Catch Less

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 2:18am

As Pats shift to run, TEs block more, catch less

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Oden, Heat Ready For Next Step In Comeback Plan

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 2:17am

Oden, Heat ready for next step in comeback plan

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Congress Wants More Potatoes In Gov't Program

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 2:15am

Congress wants more potatoes in gov't program

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Senate Ready To Send $1.1T Spending Bill To Obama

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 2:15am

Senate ready to send $1.1T spending bill to Obama

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Scandal-Struck Christie To Meet With Sandy Victims

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 1:25am

Gov. Chris Christie, eager to get on with business amid a scandal over traffic jams that appear to have been manufactured by his aides, is meeting with homeowners affected by Superstorm Sandy. At the same time, the Legislature prepares to issue new subpoenas as part of its investigation.

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Endangered Turtles Face New Threat In Indonesia

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 1:20am

Endangered turtles face new threat in Indonesia

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Ducks Blast Canucks 9-1 For 8th Straight Win

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 1:20am

Ducks blast Canucks 9-1 for 8th straight win

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Carrefour Shows Solid Growth; LatAm, Europe Gain

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 1:19am

Carrefour shows solid growth; LatAm, Europe gain

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Extreme Heat Brings Australian Open To A Halt

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 1:19am

The scorching weather finally brought play to a halt on the fourth day of the Australian Open when the temperature topped 109F. Some players had criticized officials for not stopping matches earlier.

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Ohio Killer Close To Execution With Untried Method

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 1:17am

Ohio killer close to execution with untried method

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Catalonia Holds Key Vote In Spain Secession Drive

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 1:14am

Catalonia holds key vote in Spain secession drive

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New Nuke Scandal: 34 Officers Accused Of Cheating

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 1:14am

The Air Force has disclosed that 34 officers entrusted with the world's deadliest weapons have been removed from launch duty for allegedly cheating — or tolerating cheating by others — on routine proficiency tests.

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Car Bomb Hits Lebanese Town Near Syrian Border

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 1:12am

Car bomb hits Lebanese town near Syrian border

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Scandal-Struck Christie To Meet With Sandy Victims

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 1:08am

Scandal-struck Christie to meet with Sandy victims

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Trial Starts Of Suspects In Hariri Assassination

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 1:04am

Trial starts of suspects in Hariri assassination

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