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Cop killer had long criminal record

CNN - Found 3 hours ago
New York (CNN) -- The man who shot and killed two New York City police officers as they sat in their patrol car had posted angry messages on social media, ranting against the government and police, New York Police Department's Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Sunday. Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, also ...
Son of officer: 'RIP Dad' - CNN
Killing cops in the name of Brown and Garner compounds the national tragedy - Washington Post
2 N.Y.P.D. Officers Killed in Brooklyn Ambush; Suspect Commits Suicide - New York Times
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A Widening Rift Between de Blasio and the New York City Police Is Savagely Ripped Open

New York Times - Found 1 hour ago
The long-simmering tensions between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Police Department he has pledged to reshape have reached an extraordinary nadir after two officers were killed.
Obama outraged over 'senseless murders,' he tells police - USA Today
1 In New York, tensions between police and Mayor Bill de Blasio boil over after killings - Washington Post
Knives out for NYC mayor - CNN
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The ominous lesson from the Sony Pictures hack

Washington Post - Found 5 hours ago
By , “In light of the decision by the majority of our exhibitors not to show the film ‘The Interview,’ we have decided not to move forward with the planned Dec. 25 theatrical release.” — Sony Pictures Entertainment, Dec. 17 We have just witnessed the first major incident of cyber-blackmail ...
The Sony hack: 9 more things you didn't know It was another terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week for Sony, and we ... - CNET.co.uk
US mulls putting NK on terror list - BBC
Sony’s ‘Pineapple Express 2’ Drama - Daily Beast
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Cop killer had long criminal record

CNN - Found 3 hours ago
New York (CNN) -- The man who shot and killed two New York City police officers as they sat in their patrol car had posted angry messages on social media, ranting against the government and police, New York Police Department's Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Sunday. Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, also ...
Son of officer: 'RIP Dad' - CNN
Killing cops in the name of Brown and Garner compounds the national tragedy - Washington Post
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Florida suspect shot police officer then ran him over

USA Today - Found 5 hours ago
PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — A man trying to avoid arrest early Sunday, killing the officer, police said. The Tarpon Springs Police Department said officer Charles "Charlie K" Kondek was shot and killed Sunday while responding to a call regarding a noise complaint about 2 a.m. Investigators say the ...
Florida Police Officer Dies in Shooting - NBCNews.com
Florida Authorities Say 1 Police Officer Shot and Killed - Time
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Kelowna Daily Courier

Arrested Mall of America protesters to be charged

USA Today - Found 14 hours ago
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — More than 20 arrests were made at the Black Lives Matter protest held at the Mall of America on Saturday night. Organizers of the , however both Bloomington police officials and the city attorney say that those arrested will face serious consequences. "The organizers of the ...
Demonstrators face consequences - USA Today
Arrests at 'Black Lives Matter' protest - CNN
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Pakistan Arrests Several Suspects for Deadly Peshawar School Attack

Time - Found 1 hour ago
A supporter of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), holds a sign with others to condemn the attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public School in Peshawar, during a rally in Lahore Dec. 21, 2014. Mohsin Raza—Reuters Intelligence indicates plans of a new attack, says the Interior Minister ...
Pakistan: Several Taliban killed following school massacre - CNN
Pakistan arrests over school attack - BBC
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Time

India lawmakers demand Modi speak on conversion to Hinduism

FOXNews.com - Found 2 hours ago
NEW DELHI – Opposition lawmakers have thrown India's Parliament into an uproar by charging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done little to stop hard-liners in his party from forcibly converting religious minorities to Hinduism. Right-wing Hindu groups allied to Modi's ruling party have ...
BJP-TMC war of words still rages - Hindustan Times
Conversion issue rocks Parliament once again - Times of India
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North Korea: U.S. fingerprints all over 'The Interview'

CNN - Found 2 hours ago
(CNN) -- North Korea is accusing the U.S. government of being behind the making of the movie "The Interview." And, in a dispatch on state media, the totalitarian regime warns the United States that its "citadels" will be attacked, dwarfing the hacking attack on Sony that led to the cancellation of ...
North Korea skipping UN Security Council meeting - FOXNews.com
China 'is against cyber attacks' - BBC
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N. Korea Threatens Strikes on US Amid Hacking Claims

ABC News - Found 8 hours ago
North Korea says President Barack Obama is "recklessly" spreading rumors of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures and warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and "the whole U.S. mainland, that cesspool of terrorism." Such North Korean rhetoric during times of high tension ...
Obama to See if North Korea Should Return to Terror List - New York Times
Obama May Put North Korea on Terror-Sponsor List - NBCNews.com
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A Widening Rift Between de Blasio and the New York City Police Is Savagely Ripped Open

New York Times - Found 1 hour ago
The long-simmering tensions between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Police Department he has pledged to reshape have reached an extraordinary nadir after two officers were killed.
Obama outraged over 'senseless murders,' he tells police - USA Today
1 In New York, tensions between police and Mayor Bill de Blasio boil over after killings - Washington Post
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Abbott: House bill cut helped women

BBC - Found 4 hours ago
Australian leader Tony Abbott has been criticised for saying that women had benefitted from his scrapping of a carbon tax, as they were "particularly focused on the household budget". Mr Abbott was stating his biggest achievement for women in an interview after Sunday's cabinet reshuffle. Opposition ...
Australian PM under fire for women comments - Yahoo! News
Abbott Names Andrews Defense Minister in 1st Reshuffle - BusinessWeek
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Reuters

Bill Cosby accused of raping ex-girlfriend of Sammy Davis Jr

New York Daily News - Found 2 hours ago
Joshua Lott/for New York Daily News Actress and casting director Kathy McKee said Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her inside a Michigan hotel room in the 1970s. Bill Cosby was a rat who stalked prey in his own pack, a former girlfriend of Sammy Davis Jr. says. Katherine McKee alleges Cosby raped her ...
Grapevine: Celebrity news 9 days ago - Detroit News
Bill Cosby's best strategy may be silence, experts say - Newsday
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Final 'Hobbit' victorious at the box office

USA Today - Found 2 hours ago
The third and final Hobbit film came out swinging and victorious. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies easily strode to the top of the weekend box office with $56.2 million, . Since opening Wednesday, the movie has earned $90 million. The Peter Jackson-directed film only had its franchise ...
The Hobbit Wins Weekend Box-Office Battle - Time
Global Box Office: Final 'Hobbit' Film Races Past $350 Million - Hollywood Reporter
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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Mike Myers returns to 'Saturday Night Live' as Dr. Evil to roast Sony and North Korea

USA Today - Found 6 hours ago
Mike Myers slipped back into his beloved (reviled?) Dr. Evil character for the final Saturday Night Live episode of the year. He hijacked a broadcast of A Very Somber Christmas with Sam Smith to speak on the whole debacle between Sony, North Korea, and a group of North Korean hackers over James ...
Dr. Evil Hijacks SNL, Amy Adams Hosts and One Direction Performs—Check Out 5 Highlights, Plus Videos! - EOnline.com
How Do You Joke About the Sony Hacking? A Little Carefully - ABC News
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The ominous lesson from the Sony Pictures hack

Washington Post - Found 5 hours ago
By , “In light of the decision by the majority of our exhibitors not to show the film ‘The Interview,’ we have decided not to move forward with the planned Dec. 25 theatrical release.” — Sony Pictures Entertainment, Dec. 17 We have just witnessed the first major incident of cyber-blackmail ...
The Sony hack: 9 more things you didn't know It was another terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week for Sony, and we ... - CNET.co.uk
US mulls putting NK on terror list - BBC
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Tue 12/23: Docent-Led Walk: Sea Cove Trail

San Diego Reader - Found 1 hour ago
OutdoorsPoint Loma Docent-Led Walk: Sea Cove Trail Submit a correction Did you know that Cabrillo National Monument is the most southwesterly spot in the contiguous United States? VIP docent Loni will lead this hike along the Sea Cove Trail. Meet at the Sea Cove Parking Lot (second parking lot down ...
Interim coaching jobs present challenges in bowls - Daily Mail
Pats edge Jets 17-16, clinch 1st-round playoff bye - Daily Mail
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APN buys Perth radio station from Fairfax

New Zealand Herald - Found 11 hours ago
Australia's APN News and Media said it had bought Perth radio station 96FM from rival publisher, Fairfax Media, for A$78 million. APN, which recently put its New Zealand operations into a separate entity, NZME., said the acquisition would be funded by cash and existing debt facilities. 96FM would be ...
By Trevor Chappell Fairfax Media: Fairfax, Macquarie to merge radio stations - Geelong Advertiser
Merger a minor miracle - The Australian
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New Zealand Herald

Rangers win sixth in row

NHL.com - Found 3 hours ago
/ 11:08 PM Dan Rosen  - NHL.com Senior Writer Three Stars of the Game NEW YORK -- The New York Rangers have a chance to go into the three-day holiday break with the longest active winning streak in the NHL. Goalie Cam Talbot made 18 saves and defenseman Ryan McDonagh scored to lift the Rangers to ...
Rangers shut out Hurricanes for 6th straight win - FOXSports.com
Talbot, Rangers blank Hurricanes for 6th straight win - FOXNews.com
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Newsday

Murray refuses to slow down

USA Today - Found 4 hours ago
Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray (29) smiles on the sidelines during the fourth quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at AT&T Stadium. (Photo: Matthew Emmons, USA TODAY Sports) ARLINGTON, Texas – Tony Romo handed DeMarco Murray the ball on the first play of Sunday's game against the ...
Give him a hand: DeMarco Murray plays in pain, earns a rest in Cowboys blowout - Sporting News
Murray's decision to play injured not an issue - ESPN.com
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USA Today

Fantasy Weekly: How Does Rondo Affect Dallas?

NBA - Found 5 hours ago
The leading assist man in the NBA now resides in Dallas. How will his presence affect notable fantasy contributors on the Mavericks? Rajon Rondo Let's start with the assist leader himself. Rondo will play more off-ball than he did in Boston because of Monta Ellis , which will lower his assists and ...
Monta Ellis drops 38 - USA Today
Ellis leads Mavericks past Spurs in Rondo's Dallas debut (VIDEO) - FOXSports.com
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Liberia vote count in Ebola-hit poll

BBC - Found 19 hours ago
Election workers took the temperature of voters before they entered election centres Votes are being counted in Liberia's senate election held on Saturday despite a deadly Ebola outbreak. Turnout in the poll - which had been planned for October - was low as many people decided to stay away. Those ...
Ebola concerns limit Christmas activities - USA Today
Liberia vote count in Ebola-hit poll - BBC
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BBC

Could the Next Generation of Diabetes Treatments Be Found in This Illegal Drug?

Motley Fool - Found 12 hours ago
Heart disease and cancer may be the two most common direct causes of death in the United States, but a chronic disease that now affects 29.1 million people in this country and is a prime risk factor for heart disease, cancer, and a number of other serious ailments is rightfully beginning to draw a ...
Advanced research reveals new type 1 diabetes finding - EMax Health
The Slippery Slope: A Bittersweet Diabetes Economy - MedPage Today
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Express Scripts Shuns Gilead in Hepatitis C Deal With AbbVie

BusinessWeek - Found 5 hours ago
AbbVie Inc. Express Scripts, the biggest manager of prescriptions for U.S. insurance plans when measured by revenue, will make AbbVie’s Viekira Pak available to all patients with genotype 1, the nation’s most common form of hepatitis C. The deal includes a "significant discount" wrung from two ...
New Hepatitis C Drug Gets Helping Hand - Wall Street Journal
AbbVie gets exclusive hepatitis C billing - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
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Business Insider

China's Hopu Among Xiaomi Investors

Wall Street Journal - Found 5 hours ago
HONG KONG—Chinese private-equity firm Hopu Investment Management Co. is among the consortium of investors putting a total of just over $1 billion into Xiaomi Corp. in a deal valuing the smartphone maker at over $45 billion, according to a person familiar with the situation.Hopu, run by prominent ...
Xiaomi raising over $1 billion from investors including GIC: source - Yahoo! Finance
Xiaomi Valued at More Than $45 Billion - Wall Street Journal
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Yahoo! Finance

Santa Comes Early at Pump as Gasoline Falls to Lowest Since 2009

BusinessWeek - Found 5 hours ago
The average price of regular gasoline at U.S. pumps slid to the lowest level since May 15, 2009, dropping 24.68 cents in the two weeks ended Dec. 19 to $2.4713 a gallon, according to Lundberg Survey Inc. Prices are 79.05 cents lower than a year ago, according to the survey, which is based on ...
U.S. gas prices fall to lowest since May 2009: Lundberg survey - Yahoo! Finance
U.S. Gasoline Falls to $2.4713 a Gallon in Lundberg Survey - Washington Post
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BusinessWeek

Brent crude climbs toward $63 amid stronger Asian markets

Yahoo! Finance - Found 2 hours ago
* Consensus grows for Brent to remain above $60 for rest of year * But price upside seen limited as weak demand prevails * Technical support seen as low as $40, resist around $70 (Updates prices, adds comment) By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Brent crude futures rose more than 2 ...
Brent crude oil rises above $62 a barrel as Asian markets open strong - Yahoo! Finance
UPDATE 2-Brent climbs above $62 as Asian markets open strong - CNBC
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