Archives for December 2013

Many residents remain evacuated after North Dakota oil train crash – Los Angeles Times


New York Daily News
Many residents remain evacuated after North Dakota oil train crash
Los Angeles Times
About 65% of residents in the small town of Casselton, N.D., remained evacuated Tuesday after a train carrying crude oil collided with another train and exploded a mile west of town Monday afternoon, sending noxious smoke billowing into the air, officials 
Booming North Dakota takes latest oil train wreck in strideReuters
North Dakota Derailment Shows Dark Side of America's Oil BoomTIME
Fumes in Oil Train Fire Force North Dakota Town's EvacuationSan Francisco Chronicle
Platts -The Globe and Mail -Seattle Post Intelligencer
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Apple denies working with NSA on iPhone backdoor – USA TODAY


Washington Post
Apple denies working with NSA on iPhone backdoor
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple denied working with the National Security Agency on a backdoor way to hack into iPhones after a German newspaper revealed a program that targets the popular mobile device. Once installed on iPhones, the software, known as 
Apple denies helping NSA tap into iPhonesPolitico
Apple denies working with NSA on backdoor to the iPhoneNBCNews.com
Apple denies creating iPhone 'backdoor' for NSA, vows to defend usersLos Angeles Times
PCWorld
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MSNBC anchor apologizes for mocking Mitt Romney’s family photo – Deseret News


Deseret News
MSNBC anchor apologizes for mocking Mitt Romney's family photo
Deseret News
On Christmas Eve, Mitt Romney posted a family picture on Twitter of him and his wife Ann, along with all of their grandchildren. But what MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry saw was the fact that sitting on Romney's knee was one African-American child.
MSNBC host apologizes for jokes about Romney babyPhilly.com
MSNBC Hosts Are Varying Degrees of Sorry for Romney Baby JokesNew York Magazine
MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry apologizes to Romney family for jokes about OregonLive.com
BBC News
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New Year’s Celebrations Ringing in 2014 – Voice of America


The Hindu
New Year's Celebrations Ringing in 2014
Voice of America
Fireworks are crackling through the night skies across the globe as revelers celebrate the first moments of 2014. Crowds gathered in public spaces in major cities across the Asia-Pacific region to ring in the new year with music, fireworks and revelry. As clocks 
World begins ringing in the New YearIrish Times
Revelers around the world start ringing in 2014 with fireworksFox News
Revelers Welcome 2014 With Huge Fireworks DisplaysNPR
Businessweek
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A cold First Night will be followed by a cold, snowy end to workweek – Boston.com


Christian Science Monitor
A cold First Night will be followed by a cold, snowy end to workweek
Boston.com
It's certainly going to be chilly for First Night revelers. Today started out mostly cloudy and 15 degrees with a wind chill of about 4 degrees, with a dusting of snow arriving just in time for the evening's festivities. “There could be a dusting of snow, upwards of a 
2 waves of snow to hit over New Year'sChicago Tribune
New Year weather | Sunny in the upper 40sThe Virginian-Pilot
Forecasters warn Monmouth County officials of impending winter stormThe Star-Ledger – NJ.com
Christian Science Monitor -Patch.com -ABC7Chicago.com
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Police say deaths of 2 children, 2 adults in California home likely murder-suicide – Fox News


ABC News
Police say deaths of 2 children, 2 adults in California home likely murder-suicide
Fox News
FONTANA, Calif. – Southern California authorities investigating the deaths of two children, a woman and a man in a home say evidence so far indicates a possible murder-suicide. Fontana police spokeswoman Martha Guzman-Hurtado says, however, that 
Four people found slain in apparent murder-suicide in CaliforniaChicago Tribune
Police: 4 bodies found in California homeUSA TODAY
Two children among four people found dead in Fontana homeLos Angeles Times

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Judge upholds most of NY gun control law – KFOX El Paso

Judge upholds most of NY gun control law
KFOX El Paso
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A federal judge has upheld most of New York's new gun control law, rejecting arguments that its bans on large-capacity magazines and the sale of some semi-automatic rifles violate Second Amendment rights. Judge William Skretny in 

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AP seeks access to new NYC mayor’s swearing-in – Wall Street Journal


New York Daily News
AP seeks access to new NYC mayor's swearing-in
Wall Street Journal
NEW YORK — The Associated Press is asking Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's transition team to open his swearing-in ceremony to the news media. De Blasio is to be sworn in by State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday at his Brooklyn 
De Blasio Fills Several More Slots in New York City CabinetNew York Times
Horse-drawn carriages may soon end in NYCUSA TODAY
Mayor-elect opens media access to swearing-inMiamiHerald.com
NY1 -San Francisco Chronicle -WNYC
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US Frees Last of Uighur Detainees From Guantánamo – New York Times


CTV News
US Frees Last of Uighur Detainees From Guantánamo
New York Times
WASHINGTON — In what the Pentagon called a “significant milestone” in the effort to close the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, the military announced Tuesday that the United States had transferred three Chinese detainees to Slovakia. National Twitter 
US flies three final Chinese ethnic Uighurs from Guantanamo to SlovakiaRT
US frees last 3 Uighur prisoners from GuantanamoBusinessweek
US sends three minority Chinese detainees to SlovakiaReuters
Washington Post -Wall Street Journal
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‘Sopranos’ actor Lillo Brancato to be freed – New York Post


Washington Post
'Sopranos' actor Lillo Brancato to be freed
New York Post
“Sopranos” actor Lillo Brancato will begin the new year a free man after spending eight years in the slammer for a botched Bronx break-in that ended with his pal killing an off-duty cop. Brancato, 37, bragged about his release in a tweet that said Monday would 
Actor Lillo Brancato Ends Prison Term Stemming From NYPD Officer's DeathNY1
Former "Sopranos" Actor Acquitted of Murder in Off-Duty NYPD Cop Death Gets NBC New York
Former 'Sopranos' actor gets paroleSeattle Post Intelligencer
Enterprise-Record -Monsters and Critics.com
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