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Cosby sex assault prosecution can move ahead: Pennsylvania court

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  • Apr 26, 2016
NEW YORK A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday cleared the way for the first and only criminal case against Bill Cosby to proceed, rejecting the comedian's attempt to have the charges thrown out due to a deal he contends was reached with prosecutors a...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Dec 25, 2015
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Firefighters gain ground over devastating California blaze

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  • Jun 28, 2016
LOS ANGELES Firefighters in the foothills of central California have made significant gains against a blaze that has killed at least two people and destroyed scores of homes in a devastating start to the state's wildfire season, authorities said on Mon...
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Nicole Kidman named best actress in London stage awards

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  • Sep 21, 2015
LONDON Nicole Kidman won the best actress award for her performance as a DNA researcher in the play "Photograph 51" at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards on Sunday.James McAvoy won best actor for a revival of "The Ruling Class" while Imelda Sta...
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Online holiday package tsunami swamping U.S. apartment buildings

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  • Dec 14, 2015
WASHINGTON As the holiday shopping season peaks, U.S. apartment complexes are being flooded with packages, from HD televisions to children's scooters, inundating lobbies and forcing building managers to take measures to extremes.With online shopping ex...
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Strong quake hits Japan, nuclear plants safe, two dead: media

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  • Apr 14, 2016
TOKYO An earthquake of magnitude 6 hit southwestern Japan on Thursday, bringing down some buildings, killing at least two people and injuring hundreds, local media said, but the nuclear regulator reported no problems at power plants.The initial tremor ...
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China unveils first oil spill response plan

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  • Feb 01, 2016
BEIJING China's cabinet has approved the country's first oil spill emergency response scheme to be ready by 2020, to tackle increasing risks from offshore leakages, the government said on Monday.The new regulation - which sets oil clean-up capacity at ...
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Light festival illuminates London

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  • Jan 15, 2016
LONDON - The Lumiere London festival is illuminating the British capital's most famous landmarks with colorful displays across the city.From Leicester Square to Westminster Abbey, some 30 London locations are being illuminated during the festival, whic...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Feb 23, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Jan 18, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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