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Baby found alive after being trapped for 14 hours in crashed car in river

Baby, alive, trapped, crash, car, river

An 18-month-old girl survived a car crash in a frigid river after being strapped in a car seat upside-down for 14 hours before being found by a fisherman, officers said. ...

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On the Case at Mount Sinai, It’s Dr. Data

Mount Sinai, Dr. Data, Jeffrey Hammerbacher, Harvard, math

Jeffrey Hammerbacher is a number cruncher — a Harvard math major who went from a job as a Wall Street quant to a key role at Facebook to a founder ...

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‘Cinderella’ Has a Dusting of ‘Downton Abbey’

Cinderella, Downton Abbey, Dusting, Lady, Rose Aldridge née MacClare

Call it an ode to what might have been. As Lady Rose Aldridge née MacClare, the ravishingly feisty Crawley cousin on “Downton Abbey,” Lily James might have appeared the embodiment ...

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US,$5.8 billion was lost to identity thieves filing fraudulent tax returns


The Government Accountability Office estimates that $5.8 billion was lost to identity thieves filing fraudulent tax returns in 2013 and that there may have been as much as $24.2 billion ...

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Tough winter hits some sectors of New England economy

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BOSTON – Every work day lost during New England’s historic winter has meant millions of dollars out of the regional economy. Analysts say Massachusetts alone suffered roughly $1 billion in ...

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Experts: Clinton email domain shows effort for security and obscurity

Clinton, email, security, obscurity, experts

The private email infrastructure created by Hillary Clinton after she left the State Department employs several techniques to obscure its location as well as some sophisticated security shields to protect ...

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Clinton in pole position for US presidency as Republicans veer off course

Hillary Clinton, pole, US, presidency, Republicans,

When Bill Clinton ran for president in 1992, he made his campaign announcement on the almost unimaginably late date of 3 October 1991. Twenty-four years later, as his wife prepares ...

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Fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager by police sparks protests

Fatal, shooting, unarmed, black, teenager, police, protests

Police fatally shot a black teenager in Madison, Wisconsin, on Friday night, prompting demonstrations in the city. Madison’s police chief, Mike Koval, said at a press conference that an officer ...

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Madison police chief: shooting of unarmed man has similarities to Ferguson

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Madison’s police chief on Saturday acknowledged similarities between the fatal police shooting of Tony Terrell Robinson Jr, an unarmed black teenager, in Wisconsin’s capital on Friday night and the death ...

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Obama in Selma: Ferguson report shows civil rights march is not yet finished

Obama, Selma, Ferguson, civil rights, march,

Barack Obama delivered one of the most poignant speeches of his presidency on Saturday, using the backdrop of Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge to call for an end to the discrimination ...

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