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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Work on LA subway line unearths ice-age fossils

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:31am by MCT, AP

    ... Agencies in Los Angeles Ice age fossils found at LA subway site An exploratory subway shaft dug just down the street from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has uncovered a treasure trove of fossils in a land where sabre-tooth cats and other early anima ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Two backpacks detonated as Boston gears up for marathon one year after deadly bombing

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Boston

    ... Agence France-Presse in Boston Bomb squad blows up two backpacks and Boston police arrest suspect on anniversary of deadly attack that killed three and injured scores Police detonated two backpacks near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Tuesday night and arrested a suspect on the anniversary of last year’s deadly bombings, media reported. Hundreds of people were evacuated ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns in the wake of Obamacare woes

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:59am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... of Sebelius will draw a symbolic line under the early implementation period of the law, which had a botched debut due to a malfunctioning sign-up website and other teething problems. ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    20 hurt in Pittsburgh school knife rampage; boy, 16, arrested

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:32pm by AGENCIES

    ... no metal detectors, but it has a reputation as a relatively safe school. Yesterday's attack is the latest in a long line of attacks at US school that have inflamed a nationwide debate over gun ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    After Fort Hood shootings, terror of the human time bombs scarred by war

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:56pm by NYT

    ... tread a thin line between trying not to exaggerate such problems and imploring the government to do more to address them. Croft said it was very difficult to identify such insider threats ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    30 hurt as train derails and shoots up escalator at Chicago airport

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 01:38am by NYT

    ... investigating", Santiago said. The eight-car train was wedged near the top of an escalator used by commuters at the Blue Line terminal. Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) spokesman Brian Steele said workers ... said. In the meantime, shuttle buses will replace trains for users of the rail line. Steele said the cause of the accident remained under investigation. "We don't know yet what led ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Cybercriminals target California, says state Attorney General Kamala Harris

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 10:27pm by Reuters

    ... including human trafficking and drug smuggling, along with classic scams. Many groups were organised along ethnic lines, with ringleaders often outside the United States and foot soldiers ...

  8. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Dismantling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would dent US housing recovery

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... a two-year peak of 4.58 per cent in August. Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of Los Angeles-based DoubleLine Capital, said the 10 per cent rule would result in lenders further limiting risk. ... said Gundlach, whose US$32 billion DoubleLine Total Return Bond Fund invests in mortgage-backed securities. "At this point, tighter underwriting is more attractive than much higher ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Death toll from New York blast, building collapse rises to seven

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Reuters, AFP, AP

    ... to its tracks. Hundreds of police and firefighters were on site with emergency vans and fire trucks, as a dense column of smoke spewed into the sky over the Metro-North railway line. Witnesses ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    'Detrimental' statement by Boston Marathon bomb suspect claimed

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:06am by AP

    ... to suppress the statement. Tsarnaev, 20, has pleaded not guilty in the attack at last year's marathon. Two pressure-cooker bombs were placed near the finish line, killing three people ...




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