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(Undated) -- Crude oil prices are holding above 60 dollars a barrel in early Friday trading, but they're on track to drop for the fifth week in a row. Europe's benchmark Brent crude stayed above the 60-dollar mark while West Texas Intermediate crude was over 56 dollars a barrel...
(Undated) -- There are plenty of frustrated gamers out there after some hackers caused a Christmas crash of the Playstation and Xbox Live gaming systems. Thousands of people reported problems with the networks, which allow gamers to play video games with a wider online community...
(Washington, DC) -- An Oregon veterinarian is hoping to be home soon after being released from an East Timor jail on Thursday. Dr. Stacey Addison was originally arrested and held for five days on drug charges in September. She was conditionally released, but without her passport...
(Undated) -- While the weather is clearing for people in the eastern part of the U.S., holiday travelers are dealing with some rough weather in parts of the west. Snow and 60-mile-per-hour winds have forced the closure of a hundred-mile stretch of Interstate 80 in Wyoming in...
(Gretna, LA) -- A man is dead after Christmas shopping trip turned tragic in a Louisiana mall Wednesday. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says a 25-year-old suspect is charged with shooting and killing 24-year-old James Vaughn at the Oakwood Center Mall in Gretna late...
(Undated) -- It's looking like people won't have any trouble traveling home after the holidays after all. The major storm system that affected the region over the past several days is expected to exit northward into Canada by this afternoon. There should be some lingering...
(New York, NY) -- Two more men are facing charges after reportedly threatening to kill New York police. That makes six people detained for threats against the NYPD following the execution-style killings on Saturday of officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu . One of the two men...
(Undated) -- President Obama says his thoughts are with U.S. troops and the nation's underpriviledged during the holidays. First Lady Michelle Obama joined the President in wishing Americans a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year on Christmas morning. The President also used his...
(Atlanta, GA) -- A lab technician at the CDC in Atlanta is under observation after possible exposure to the Ebola virus in an apparent lab mix-up. The CDC says the possible exposure took place Monday when scientists conducting research mistakenly put an active sample of the...