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You and your family are driving on always dangerous I-95 in Florida thinking about your long-awaited week in Disney World. Suddenly, someone's car smashes into yours just as you pass an interchange.

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In the aftermath of 9/11, Priceline's stock fell from nearly $1,000 to only $6.60 a share, while its market value shrunk from $24.1 billion to $0.25 billion. In fact, 9/11 hurt Internet travel ...

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"Late morning," Thomas replied, "between 10 and 11." It was just around the time investigators believe Russel Douglas was murdered. "Tell me about the Jim that comes back into the house.

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The list covers a broad range, from very safe to extremely dangerous. And in case you were curious, America is the 55th safest country for travelers. Credit: Ulises Ruiz/AFP/Getty Images

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California is considering whether an allegedly dangerous chemical found in common paint strippers should be taken off the market. Health authorities there say dozens of people have died from ...

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Compared with 2016, violent crime in the United States in 2017 dipped 0.2 percent. This marks the first decline in the nation's overall violent crime rate since 2014. There were an estimated 382.9 ...

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Swine Flu Is Bad, But Panic Is Dangerous. April 30, 2009 / 3:59 AM / CBS ... If you have questions, feedback, or suggestions, please feel free to e-mail me at [email protected]

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Even if your meat is safe, your hands might not be, and that can cause serious illness. Wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and running water anytime you deal with food. Credit: istockphoto

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What is flakka? Florida's dangerous new drug trend. ... Hall says that with small investment of only a few thousand dollars, a dealer can walk away with as much as $75,000.

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It's not clear if "Stiff Nights" is a "dietary supplement" as its maker claims, or a bad b-movie title, but in either case the FDA says men looking to "regain the thunder" should stay clear...

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"Until this study it had been hoped the rate of extinction was slowing," researcher Judit Szabo, of Charles Darwin University in Australia, said in a statement.

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A spate of suicides among unusually young people has made headlines in recent weeks.– Earlier this month, an 11-year-old girl from South Carolina shot herself to death because she was being ...

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Driving for Uber or Lyft is often held up as a model for how the "gig economy" is creating opportunities for workers to, as Uber puts it, "earn what you need."And so it is — if you don't need to ...

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Germany's DAX gained 0.3 percent to 10,315 while France's CAC-40 was 0.1 percent higher at 4,518. Earlier, Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 1.4 percent to 17,068.02 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.3 ...

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8. The "grandparent scam," in which consumers receive calls, emails or Facebook messages purporting to be from a friend or relative in some sort of emergency situation and asking the recipients to ...

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 181 points, or 1.6%, to 11,402, with 27 of its 30 components rising. The market gave back a good chunk of its gains at the open, when the Dow first surged ...

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The once-torrid growth rate of health care costs has slowed markedly, at least for now, and should maintain a more languid pace into the New Year and beyond. ... in-network health insurance plans ...

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Rise of Somali Gangs Plagues Minneapolis. July 20, 2009 / 10:51 AM / AP Ahmednur Ali's family fled the chaos and violence of their West African homeland Somalia in the 1990s, eventually making ...

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Plants Migrate North As Temperatures Rise. ... clear and significant response associated to a shift in their distribution upwards," Lenoir said in an interview via e-mail. ... Jeremy Collie of the ...

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A new study appears to validate those concerns. The report, from insuranceQuotes.com, finds that drivers who make just one claim end up paying an average of 41 percent more for car insurance.

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A report in The Times [of London] newspaper said BHP Billiton Ltd. is reviewing plans to make an offer for the aluminum producer. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell 0.5%.

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Uber has a "very good system of checks and constant balances," he added, noting that passengers rate drivers, which provides feedback to the company. "You get security before, during and after the ...

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Rio Tinto's $38.1 billion offer, which topped Alcoa's by nearly a third, was was unanimously approved by Alcan. Also among blue chips, Wal-Mart gained 2.5% after its June same-store sales beat ...

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Among blue chips, Alcoa rose 2.1%, after a report in The Times (of London) newspaper said BHP Billiton Ltd. is reviewing plans to buy the aluminum producer. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose 0.1%.

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The dollar rose to 105.49 yen after closing at 104.12 on Wednesday. The euro edged up to $1.1108 after closing at $1.1098 the previous day. Benchmark U.S. crude rose 62 cents at $45.37 a barrel ...

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Alcoa Bids To Buy Alcan For $33 Billion; Yahoo, Microsoft No Longer Talking

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Pizza Delivery Drivers Form Union. September 22, 2006 / 7:33 PM / AP Domino's Pizza delivery driver Jim Pohle could have quit when he saw a competitor offering an extra 25 cents an hour in wages ...

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Thousands of current and former Uber drivers will start receiving checks averaging $223 this week, thanks to a Federal Trade Commission settlement made last year with the ride-hailing concern.

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Health officials said Friday that 76 children have died of H1N1 flu (also known as swine flu), including 16 new reports in the past week - more evidence the new virus is unusually dangerous in kids.

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Citi reports higher profit, revenue; shares rise July 15, 2013 / 11:12 AM / AP NEW YORK Citigroup ( C ) is reporting earnings that beat Wall Street's expectations for the second quarter as ...

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Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 jumped 1.2 percent to 5,733. Stocks in Taiwan and Singapore were higher, but they were lower in Indonesia. Tokyo stock markets remained closed for the New Year’s holiday.

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The hybrid version is expected to get an average 47 mpg in the city and its MyFord Touch feature lets drivers play music, control interior climate and make calls hands-free. Sales are expected to ...

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The increase would be substantial, particularly since car insurance rates are already on the rise. Progressive's hypothetical example showed that a 65-year-old driver would pay 6 percent more just ...

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Toyota Motor Corp. has been hit by over 100 complaints in the U.S. and Japan about brake problems with the popular Prius hybrid, the latest in a spate of quality troubles for the automaker as it ...

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Elite: Dangerous is a space simulation game set in an online, persistent, full-scale recreation of the Milky Way.

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Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing app drivers went on strike in New York City during rush hour Wednesday morning, a day before shares of Uber are expected to be priced for the tech startup's big ...

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