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Alleged Rape Of Passenger Raises Concerns About How Uber Runs Abroad

Wed, 2014-12-10 09:51

A passenger in an Uber car in New Delhi reported that the driver raped her. As the company expands into the developing world, questions about the screening of its drivers are being raised.

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Detroit's Bankruptcy Is Over, Michigan's Governor Says

Wed, 2014-12-10 08:49

The city's bankruptcy, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, will end at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, Gov. Rick Snyder said. The city filed for bankruptcy on July 18, 2013.

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S. African Prosecutors To Seek Murder Conviction Against Pistorius

Wed, 2014-12-10 07:36

The double amputee Olympian was convicted earlier this year of culpable homicide, or manslaughter, in the shooting death of his girlfriend. He is serving a five-year prison sentence.

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Doctors Slow To Adopt Cheaper, Faster Radiation For Breast Cancer

Wed, 2014-12-10 07:31

Three weeks of radiation works just as well as six weeks for most women with early stage breast cancer. But doctors have been slow to make that switch. Money may be one big reason why, a study says.

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Begun The Christmas Tree War Has

Wed, 2014-12-10 07:11

When it comes to Christmas trees — like just about everything else — America is split.

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Palestinian Minister Dies In West Bank Protest Against Israel

Wed, 2014-12-10 06:55

The circumstances surrounding Ziad Abu Ein's death are unclear. Medics say he died from exposure to tear gas. Israel said it will examine his body jointly with Jordanian and Palestinian pathologists.

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After Raid On Its Servers In Sweden, Pirate Bay Goes Offline

Wed, 2014-12-10 05:58

Pirate Bay is one of the world's largest file-sharing sites. In the past, it has been targeted by authorities around the world.

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A Crowd Of Scientists Finds A Better Way To Predict Seizures

Wed, 2014-12-10 05:21

The winners of an online competition identified electrical patterns in the brain that often precede a seizure. The victors included a mathematician and an engineer, but no neuroscientists or doctors.

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'Pineapple Express' Forecast To Drench The Parched West Coast

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:33

Some parts of California are expected to receive up to 9 inches of rain. Parts of Washington state may see more than 10 inches. That would be the most rain the region has gotten since 2009.

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Officials Set To Dismantle Final 'Occupy' Camp In Hong Kong

Wed, 2014-12-10 02:44

After two months of demonstrations, police said they would clear a camp near the government offices in the Central business district. Students planned one last sit in.

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