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West Texas rail crossing had 10 previous accidents

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal records show there were 10 previous collisions at the same West Texas railroad crossing where a train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans and their families. Records reviewed by […]


Booze calories nearly equal soda's for US adults

NEW YORK (AP) – Americans get too many calories from soda. But what about alcohol? It turns out adults get almost as many empty calories from booze as from soft drinks, a government study found. […]


Richie Sambora covers personal ground on new album

NEW YORK (AP) – On his new solo record Richie Sambora has a lot to say about his past. But after two vigorous months of promoting it, the Bon Jovi guitarist found himself on doctor-ordered […]


French dog poisoned and buried alive survives

PARIS (AP) – A Jack Russell terrier has survived after being poisoned and buried alive – and he can thank the man who saw the ground wiggle. Ethan came back to life on his third […]


Safety agency investigating Honda Pilot, Odyssey

DETROIT (AP) – U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that Honda Odyssey Minivans and Pilot SUVs can roll away after drivers remove the ignition key. The probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration affects […]


LA sheriff's detectives seek to solve old murder

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators said Thursday they have linked the murder of a 20-year-old woman whose body was found in 1995 to that of a missing person who vanished from […]


Facebook now home to 1 billion monthly users

NEW YORK (AP) – More than a billion people now log into Facebook each month to check up on old friends, tag photos of new ones and post about politics, religion, cats or what their […]


$100M scam suspect in Ohio is Harvard Law grad

CLEVELAND (AP) – A former fugitive suspected of running a $100 million cross-country scam collecting donations for Navy veterans has been identified as a Harvard-trained attorney wanted on unrelated fraud charges since 1987, authorities said […]


Worldwide market share for smartphones

(AP) — Samsung and Apple dominate with nearly half of the worldwide market for smartphones. Samsung had an advantage in releasing its flagship Galaxy S III phone months ago. Samsung says global sales of the […]


FX orders 90 more episodes of 'Anger Management'

LOS ANGELES (AP) – FX is ordering 90 more episodes of “Anger Management,” Charlie Sheen‘s TV comeback vehicle after being fired from “Two and a Half Men.” The unusually large order reflects the original agreement […]



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