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Judge Dismisses Suit on Oklahoma Execution Access

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Federal judge dismisses media lawsuit seeking broader access to Oklahoma executions

Iron Mountain Reaches $44.5M Settlement With US

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Iron Mountain to pay $44.5M to settle charges of falsely billing US for document, data storage

James, Miller Lead Cavaliers Over Nets 95-91

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LeBron James scores 22 points, Mike Miller adds 21 as Cavaliers beat the Nets 95-91

Raptors Hand Pistons 12th Straight Home Loss

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Valanciunas scores 17 as Raptors hand Pistons 12th straight home loss, 110-100

Federal court puts gray wolf back on endangered species list

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The ruling comes after two states legalized the hunting and trapping of wolves, which resulted in the killing of 1,500 animals


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Young Cubans bright-eyed about their future

Reporting from Havana, Scott Pelley speaks with young people who share their views of a freedom they've dreamed of for many years

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's ... more

Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

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Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI
Danielle HaynesBALTIMORE, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Swimmer Michael Phelps was sentenced to 18 months probation and a one-year suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to ... more

Cleveland Cavaliers rebound from 29-point loss to beat Nets

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Cleveland Cavaliers rebound from 29-point loss to beat Nets
Mike Miller scored a season-high 21 points in a rare start and the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from their worst loss of the season with ... more

World Briefing: Israel: Airstrike Hits Gaza Site

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Retaliating for a rocket fired into Israel on Friday, the Israeli military said it carried out an airstrike on a Hamas site in southern Gaza ... more

Bulls Snap Grizzlies’ Winning Streak With 103-97 Victory

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Bulls Snap Grizzlies’ Winning Streak With 103-97 Victory
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 31 points, Nikola Mirotic added a season-best 27, and the Chicago Bulls snapped Memphis’ six-game winning streak with ... more

Loyola Tops Southern Utah 73-57

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Loyola Tops Southern Utah 73-57
Christian Thomas scored 18 points and Loyola of Chicago took control early for a 73-57 win over Southern Utah on Friday in the Las Vegas ... more

Dartmouth Outlasts NIU

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Dartmouth Outlasts NIU
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) – Alex Mitola hit four 3-pointers in overtime, including the game-winner as time expired, helping Dartmouth outlast Northern Illinois 58-55 on Friday ... more

Chicago Marathon Women’s Champ Suspected Of Doping

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Chicago Marathon Women’s Champ Suspected Of Doping
Rita Jeptoo called herself the “Queen of Chicago” after winning her second straight Chicago title in October.

Armed Robber Attacks Woman In Logan Square: Police

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Armed Robber Attacks Woman In Logan Square: Police
Chicago police have released a surveillance image from the attempted robbery and rape from early Wednesday.

Young adults better at texting while driving

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Researchers found that adults in their forties and fifties were four times more likely to swerve while texting than younger drivers

Court puts gray wolf back on endangered species list

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The ruling comes after two states legalized the hunting and trapping of wolves, which resulted in the killing of 1,500 animals

ISS astronaut uses 3D printer to make socket wrench in space

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Digital design emailed to zero-gravity printer on International Space Station and used to produce working ratchet Continue reading...

Low oil prices threatening fracking industry

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Shale oil producers could lose business if oil prices stay below $60

Sony Pictures CEO says had no choice but to pull 'The Interview'

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Describing the lonely work of leading a company through a devastating cyberattack, Sony Pictures Entertainment chief executive Michael Lynton on Friday ... more

N.B.A. Roundup: Wizards Contain Late Rally by the Heat

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John Wall scored 20 points and added 10 assists as Washington rallied to beat Miami, 105-103.

N.H.L. Roundup: Struggling Devils Top Lightning; Isles Win in Detroit

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Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid stopped three shots in the shootout and had 26 saves in the game as his team won for just the third ... more

Ducks fall 6-2 to Ottawa for second loss in three games

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Mike Hoffman scored two goals and Erik Karlsson had two assists to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 6-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.

At 20, Gabriel Medina Becomes First Brazilian to Win Surfing Title

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At 20, Gabriel Medina Becomes First Brazilian to Win Surfing Title
On the North Shore of Oahu, Medina became the first Brazilian to win the Association of Surfing Professionals World Championship Tour title.

Rick Nash’s Hot Hand Animates the Rangers at Both Ends of the Ice

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Rick Nash’s Hot Hand Animates the Rangers at Both Ends of the Ice
After being frustrated in last season’s playoffs, Nash is now carrying the Rangers and is on track for his first 50-goal season.

Putting the color in Yellowstone's famed thermal springs

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Putting the color in Yellowstone's famed thermal springs
They've thrilled visitors to Yellowstone National Park for well over a century -- simmering ponds of brilliant, rainbow colors with unforgettable names like Grand Prismatic ... more

Delvon Simmons could start for USC in Holiday Bowl

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Delvon Simmons could start for USC in Holiday Bowl
Nose tackle Antwaun Woods, who injured a pectoral muscle last week and had surgery, is sidelined for the Holiday Bowl against Nebraska, so USC is ... more

Mandy Rice-Davies dies at 70; key figure in British political scandal

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Mandy Rice-Davies dies at 70; key figure in British political scandal
Mandy Rice-Davies, whose cheeky testimony enlivened a sex scandal trial that rocked Britain's government and aristocracy in the 1960s, died Thursday. She was 70.

Football: Jeff Kraemer retires after 35 years with Sherman Oaks Notre Dame

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For 35 years, Jeff Kraemer has been a loyal, dedicated assistant football coach to Kevin Rooney at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame. Now he has decided ... more

Amtrak train hits person near Commerce; delays expected

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An Amtrak train en route to San Diego hit a person on the train tracks Friday evening, halting rail service for several hundred Southern California ... more

Artist uses DNA from discarded items to make life-like busts of strangers

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Artist uses DNA from discarded items to make life-like busts of strangers
Shayne Jacopian for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As part of a cultural experiment, Chicago-based artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg has created sculptures of strangers using DNA ... more
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Artificial Intelligence Could Help Keep You From Embarrassing Yourself On Facebook

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Artificial Intelligence Could Help Keep You From Embarrassing Yourself On Facebook
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Good news for those who tend to post drunken selfies: Facebook is reportedly developing an advanced AI ... more
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90-Year-Old Ghost Ship Discovered Off Hawaii

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90-Year-Old Ghost Ship Discovered Off Hawaii
Provided by Marcie Grabowski, University of Hawaii at Manoa Researchers from the University of Hawai'i (UH) and NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries today announced ... more
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UPDATE: Brains Missing From UT Campus - Are They REALLY Missing?

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UPDATE: Brains Missing From UT Campus - Are They REALLY Missing?
redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online UPDATE: December 3, 2014 (12:50 p.m. CST) Sam Machkovech of ArsTechnica reports that last month's photo-heavy ... more
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Bulls Snap Grizzlies’ Winning Streak With 103-97 Victory

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Bulls Snap Grizzlies’ Winning Streak With 103-97 Victory
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 31 points, Nikola Mirotic added a season-best 27, and the Chicago Bulls snapped Memphis’ six-game winning streak with ... more

Loyola Tops Southern Utah 73-57

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Loyola Tops Southern Utah 73-57
Christian Thomas scored 18 points and Loyola of Chicago took control early for a 73-57 win over Southern Utah on Friday in the Las Vegas ... more

It's Another Girl for Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell!

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The actors welcomed daughter Delta on Friday, the announced via Twitter

Sony Fires Back at Obama: "We Had No Choice" But to Cancel 'The Interview' Release

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The president earlier made remarks critical of the studio's decision-making

Dartmouth Outlasts NIU

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Dartmouth Outlasts NIU
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) – Alex Mitola hit four 3-pointers in overtime, including the game-winner as time expired, helping Dartmouth outlast Northern Illinois 58-55 on Friday ... more

Flu infections widespread in 29 states

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting widespread flu activity in 29 states. So far this season, the virus has led to the ... more

Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

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Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI
Danielle HaynesBALTIMORE, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Swimmer Michael Phelps was sentenced to 18 months probation and a one-year suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to ... more

Cleveland Cavaliers rebound from 29-point loss to beat Nets

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Cleveland Cavaliers rebound from 29-point loss to beat Nets
Mike Miller scored a season-high 21 points in a rare start and the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from their worst loss of the season with ... more

Flu outbreak spreading rapidly in U.S.

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The CDC says flu is widespread in more than half the country, and this year's vaccine isn't providing enough protection

Toronto Raptors erase early deficit to beat Detroit Pistons

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Toronto Raptors erase early deficit to beat Detroit Pistons
Toronto used a strong third quarter to overcome a slow start and beat Detroit, 110-100, Friday.