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  • Train blocks traffic in Dade City

    Train blocks traffic in Dade City

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:34:21 GMT
    For the second time in five weeks, a train stopped and blocked several crossings, cutting off neighborhoods in the eastern side of Dade City.
    For the second time in five weeks, a train stopped and blocked several crossings, cutting off neighborhoods in the eastern side of Dade City.
  • Volunteers help immigrants make smooth transition

    Volunteers help immigrants make smooth transition

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:46:45 GMT
    Coming to America can fulfill a lot of dreams, but is also a difficult transition for legal immigrants. Some dedicated volunteers open their hearts and donate their time to ensure a trouble-free new life.
    Coming to America can fulfill a lot of dreams, but is also a difficult transition for legal immigrants. Some dedicated volunteers open their hearts and donate their time to ensure a trouble-free new life.
  • In the battle against lice, in steps the 'Nit Fairy'

    In the battle against lice, in steps the 'Nit Fairy'

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:40:03 GMT
    You might mistake Dana Ferlita's digs for a beauty shop. But Dana calls herself the 'Nit Fairy.' She uses no insecticides and no chemicals. Just elbow grease.
    You might mistake Dana Ferlita's digs for a beauty shop. But Dana calls herself the 'Nit Fairy.' She uses no insecticides and no chemicals. Just elbow grease.
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  • Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

    Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:44 AM EDT2014-08-20 06:44:46 GMT
    Palestinian militants are firing rockets from Gaza and Israel is launching airstrikes following the end of a cease-fire and the collapse of talks aimed at a lasting truce.
    Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier.
  • 10 dead, 22 missing in Hiroshima landslide

    10 dead, 22 missing in Hiroshima landslide

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:44 AM EDT2014-08-20 06:44:40 GMT
    Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 10 people and leaving 22 missing, the government said.
    Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 10 people and leaving 22 missing, the government said.
  • Governor won't seek removal of county prosecutor

    Governor won't seek removal of county prosecutor

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-08-20 06:35:59 GMT
    The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.
    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes...
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  • US officials: Video shows American's beheading

    US officials: Video shows American's beheading

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:04 AM EDT2014-08-20 05:04:32 GMT
    The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.
    A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants...
  • Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

    Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:46:33 GMT
    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, bringing to a close 34 years with the software giant. Ballmer says he plans to devote more time to his ownership of the Los Angeles...
    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant.
  • Uber hires former Obama adviser Plouffe

    Uber hires former Obama adviser Plouffe

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:55:07 GMT
    Uber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire.
    Uber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire.
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  • Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

    Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:44 AM EDT2014-08-20 06:44:46 GMT
    Palestinian militants are firing rockets from Gaza and Israel is launching airstrikes following the end of a cease-fire and the collapse of talks aimed at a lasting truce.
    Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier.
  • Bloomberg offers grants to help cities innovate

    Bloomberg offers grants to help cities innovate

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:24 AM EDT2014-08-20 06:24:12 GMT
    American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.
    American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.
  • China fines 12 Japanese firms in auto price probe

    China fines 12 Japanese firms in auto price probe

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:24:09 GMT
    China announced Wednesday it will fine 12 Japanese auto parts suppliers a total of $202 million for colluding to raise prices in an unfolding anti-monopoly probe of the country's auto industry.
    China announced Wednesday it will fine 12 Japanese auto parts suppliers a total of $202 million for colluding to raise prices in an unfolding anti-monopoly probe of the country's auto industry.
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  • Hospital breach prompts closer look at credit monitoring

    Hospital breach prompts closer look at credit monitoring

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:29:02 GMT
    4.5 million people who patronized Community Health Systems are about to receive a year of credit monitoring services because Chinese hackers stole their names, Social Security numbers, and other sensitive data. But what is credit monitoring anyway? And does it really help?
    4.5 million people who patronized Community Health Systems are about to receive a year of credit monitoring services because Chinese hackers stole their names, Social Security numbers, and other sensitive data. But what is credit monitoring anyway? And does it really help?
  • A generation steers toward credit unions, away from banks

    A generation steers toward credit unions, away from banks

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-08-19 02:09:10 GMT
    Millennials suffered deeply during the recession, with wounds that are still fresh and unlikely to heal quickly. Now, an unlikely industry is aiming to capitalize on those financial scars to attract new customers: credit unions. They are aggressively steering marketing efforts toward the Millennial generation, and their efforts appear to be working.
    Millennials suffered deeply during the recession, with wounds that are still fresh and unlikely to heal quickly. Now, an unlikely industry is aiming to capitalize on those financial scars to attract new customers: credit unions. They are aggressively steering marketing efforts toward the Millennial generation, and their efforts appear to be working.

  • Hospital operator CHS: hackers stole 4.5 million patients' info

    Hospital operator CHS: hackers stole 4.5 million patients' info

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:35:44 GMT
    U.S. hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc said on Monday personal data, including patient names and addresses, of about 4.5 million people were stolen by hackers from its computer network. CHS operates 26 hospitals in Florida; the company said the breach could affect anyone who received services in the past five years. INSIDE: Map of affected hospitals in Florida. 
    U.S. hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc said on Monday personal data, including patient names and addresses, of about 4.5 million people were stolen by hackers from its computer network. CHS operates 26 hospitals in Florida; the company said the breach could affect anyone who received services in the past five years. INSIDE: Map of affected hospitals in Florida. 
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