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Archive for February 14th, 2014

  • UN targeted: Car bomb blast kills 6 in Somalia

    February 14, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    AP10ThingsToSee – A government soldier walks past a destroyed building in Mogadishu, Somalia on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Police said the car bomb explosion near the airport has killed at least three people and wounded five. Police Capt. Mohamed Hussein...

  • Former pediatrician convicted of waterboarding

    February 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – Melvin L. Morse is seen in an undated file photo provided by the Delaware State Police. Morse will resume testifying Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in his trial on endangerment and assault charges. The former pediatrician is accused of waterboarding his...

  • Comcast strikes deal to buy Time Warner Cable

    February 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 30, 2008 file photo illustration, a silhouetted coaxial cable is photographed with the Comcast Corp. logo in the background in Philadelphia.Comcast Corp. announced Thursday that it is buying Time Warner Cable Inc. for $45.2 billion...

  • White House sees longer wait for Afghan agreement

    February 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken late Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 and released by the Turkish Presidency Press Office, Turkish President Abdullah Gul, right, greets his Afghan counterpart President Hamid Karzai in Ankara, Turkey. The White House is dropping its insistence...

  • Facebook offers new gender options for users

    February 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, photo, transgender activist Nori Herras-Castaneda, a spokeswoman for the Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center in San Jose, Calif., discusses Facebook’s expanded gender identification options. The social media giant is...

  • Huge US thermal plant opens as industry grows

    February 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Some of the 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors, each about 7 feet high and 10 feet wide, reflect sunlight to boilers that sit on 459-foot towers. The sun’s power is used to heat water in the boilers’ tubes and make steam, which in turn drives...

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    February 14, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

    Derelict structures. We have them, both physically and organizationally. [/auth...