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eMediaWorld.com 2 Russians turn cable guys in record spacewalk

August 19, 2013 1:13 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com 2 Russians turn cable guys in record spacewalk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — In a record-long spacewalk, Russian cosmonauts rigged cable outside the International Space Station on Friday for a new lab that’s due to arrive in a few months. Fyodor Yurchikhin and Aleksandr Misurkin spent almost the entire seven-hour-plus spacewalk routing 120 feet (36 meters) of power and […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Drug lord’s release painful for victims’ relatives

August 17, 2013 10:07 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com: Drug lord’s release painful for victims’ relatives

MEXICO CITY — On a sunny winter morning in 1984, two young American couples dressed in their Sunday best walked door to door in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, trying to spread their faith as Jehovah’s Witnesses. A few hours later they disappeared. The next month an American journalist […]

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eMediaWorld.com Power Companies Offer Free Nights and Weekends

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eMediaWorld.com Power Companies Offer Free Nights and Weekends

NEW YORK — Electric bills have long been take-it-or-leave-it affairs: Pay one rate for all the power you used the month before, no matter when you used it. But some electric companies want to shake-up that rigid business model. They are increasingly offering plans that sound like come-ons from mobile […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Pyro-mania: Fireworks fans hold explosive meeting

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eMediaWorld.com: Pyro-mania: Fireworks fans hold explosive meeting

SLIPPERY ROCK, PA — One tent promises you’ll “Have fun and learn to make almost perfect Gasoline Fireballs.” Another display provides tips on “Black-Powder-Coated Rice Hulls for Lift and Burst, An Easy Way, Using an Optimized Ball-Mill and Star-Roller.” You can also check out “Pyrobilia,” or collectible fireworks. Those topics […]

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eMediaWorld.com NY prosecutor: ‘London Whale’ charges a warning

August 16, 2013 4:32 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com NY prosecutor: ‘London Whale’ charges a warning

NEW YORK — Financial companies need to create an honest culture among employees to prevent the kind of conspiracy that enabled two former JPMorgan Chase & Co. traders in London to falsify bank records to cover up trading losses that cost the bank more than $6 billion, authorities say. U.S. […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Forecast-busting US jobless claims data hit stocks

August 15, 2013 9:45 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com: Forecast-busting US jobless claims data hit stocks

LONDON — A fall in weekly U.S. jobless claims to a near six-year low Thursday reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve will start to reduce its monetary stimulus next month, sending stocks sharply lower and the dollar up. The Labor Department reported that weekly claims slid 15,000 last week to […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Rockefeller impostor sentenced for US murder

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eMediaWorld.com: Rockefeller impostor sentenced for US murder

LOS ANGELES, CA — A man who assumed numerous identities, including as a Rockefeller heir, has been sentenced to 27 years to life in prison for a murder in California. German immigrant Christian Gerhartsreiter was sentenced Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court for the killing of John Sohus, who disappeared […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Boston Marathon suspect’s friends face obstruction charge

August 13, 2013 4:30 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com: Boston Marathon suspect’s friends face obstruction charge

BOSTON — Two college friends of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect face arraignment on charges of disposing evidence from his dormitory room. Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov are scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in federal court on charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice. If convicted, they face up to […]

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eMediaWorld.com Gunnar Nixon leads decathlon after 4 events

August 10, 2013 7:41 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Gunnar Nixon leads decathlon after 4 events

MOSCOW — Gunnar Nixon, a 20-year-old American competing in his first major event, seized a big lead after four events of the decathlon at the world championships on Saturday. The world junior champion went in front after clearing 2.14 meters in the high jump as the early leaders stayed under […]

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eMediaWorld.com Obama calls for reforms on intelligence gathering

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eMediaWorld.com Obama calls for reforms on intelligence gathering

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced new oversight measures for recently revealed domestic and foreign surveillance programs, saying he is confident they are “not being abused” but that they must be more transparent. He gave no indication the government would end the massive collection of information about telephone calls and […]

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