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Gift Guide: 5 fitness trackers offer wide range

Gift Guide: 5 fitness trackers offer wide range

Tech reviewer's suggestions are ranked from budget to sophisticated.

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5 ways to make your email more secure

5 ways to make your email more secure

The Sony Hack shows another reason to take security steps.

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US must forcefully respond to North Korean aggression

US must forcefully respond to North Korean aggression

U.S. has to respond to this act of aggression on American territory.

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Gift Guide: How to pick the right fitness tracker

Gift Guide: How to pick the right fitness tracker

The holidays are here, which means feeling guilty about how much you're eating and how little you're exercising. Gadgets are available to help keep that in balance.

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Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and sometimes embarrassing executive emails.

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2 NYC officers dead in ambush shooting in cruiser

2 NYC officers dead in ambush shooting in cruiser

Investigators work at the scene where two NYPD officers were shot, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. Police said an armed man walked up to two officers sitting inside the patrol car and opened fire before running into a nearby…

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Two NYC officers dead in ambush shooting

Two NYC officers dead in ambush shooting

NEW YORK — Two officers who were ambushed and killed in their cruiser “were, quite simply, assassinated,” New York’s police commissioner said on Saturday.

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2 NYC officers dead in ambush shooting in cruiser

2 NYC officers dead in ambush shooting in cruiser

Investigators work at the scene where two officers were shot Saturday in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.

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2 NYC officers dead in ambush shooting in cruiser

2 NYC officers dead in ambush shooting in cruiser

Police said an armed man walked up to the officers sitting in a patrol car and opened fire. Both police officers were killed.

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Haggen chain buying 146 Safeway, Albertsons stores

Haggen chain buying 146 Safeway, Albertsons stores

The stores are in five states including Arizona.

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Colorado ski towns worry pot will keep families away

Colorado ski towns worry pot will keep families away

There's mounting anxiety that ski towns have embraced stoner culture a little too much, potentially damaging Colorado's tourism brand.

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Raul Castro says detente won't change Cuban system

Raul Castro says detente won't change Cuban system

Members of the “Cuban Five,” three of who were freed in a prisoner swap with the United States, gesture to a cheering parliament in Havana on Saturday. Two of them had been previously released after spending years in prison.

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Raul Castro says detente won't change Cuban system

Raul Castro says detente won't change Cuban system

HAVANA — Three men who served long U.S. prison terms for spying received a standing ovation in Cuba’s parliament Saturday, shaking their fists in victory as President Raul Castro declared that detente with Washington won’t change the communist system he leads.

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Kurds advance against IS group in Syria, Iraq

Kurds advance against IS group in Syria, Iraq

Iraqi Kurdish forces gather on the roof of their makeshift base, as they look upon areas held by Islamic State militants outside of Mosul, less than 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) from the newly liberated village of Kasr Reej, Iraq, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Sporadic clashes between Iraqi Kurdish fig…

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Burying the dead after Pakistan's school massacre

Burying the dead after Pakistan's school massacre

Pakistani gravedigger Taj Muhammad adjusts wreaths on a grave at the Rahman Baba graveyard in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Saturday. Muhammad, who works at Peshawar’s largest graveyard, said he never cries when he buries the dead. But as the dead bodies, mostly children, started coming in from a s…

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Burying the dead after Pakistan's school massacre

Burying the dead after Pakistan's school massacre

Pakistani gravedigger Taj Muhammad adjusts wreaths on a grave he dug in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Saturday.

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Gravediggers weep as he buries Pakistani children

Gravediggers weep as he buries Pakistani children

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — One of the gravediggers at Peshawar’s largest graveyard has a rule. He says he never cries when he buries the dead. He’s a professional, he says.

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Kurds advance against IS group in Syria, Iraq

Kurds advance against IS group in Syria, Iraq

Iraqi Kurdish forces tow a howitzer near the front lines on their way to the embattled city of Sinjar, Iraq, on Friday.

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Kurds advance against IS group in Syria, Iraq

Kurds advance against IS group in Syria, Iraq

BEIRUT — Kurdish fighters advanced on the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, pushing into the contested, refugee-packed Sinjar Mountains and gaining ground in the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani after heavy clashes, Kurdish officials and an activist group said.

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