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Philadelphia Building Collapse – People Believed to be Trapped Inside

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Emergency crews are at the scene of a building collapse in Philadelphia, and the fire commissioner says as many as eight to 10 people were believed trapped in the rubble.

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Want More Paid Time Off Work? Move to France!

Do you ever feel like you are overworked and underpaid?  Well, if you live in the United States, you probably are getting shafted when it comes to vacation days and paid holidays - at least, compared to the rest of the world.

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Polish Pilot Lands Plane Safely Without Landing Gear [VIDEO]

A 767 plane is an incredibly huge plane! The way it lands with landing gear, if you ask me, is already scary enough! But with out landing gear, yikes!

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Yakima was Mentioned on Katie Couric, But it Wasn’t for the Best Reasons

Obesity is a crisis in this country that cuts across race, class, age and gender and stretches from coast to coast. In Yakima, Washington, more than a third of the city is considered obese. In Reading, Pennsylvania it’s about the same. The fattest place in America is the McAllen, Texas area, where the obesity rate is more than 38%. And then there’s Atlanta, Georgia where nearly a quarter of the population is obese.

That is how the viewers of Katie Couric know Yakima, Washington. As one of the most obese cities in the country. Now it's true, but changing the tide is done by people making better personal choices. I also think raising awareness and educating people to make those choices will help.

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Tornado Kills In Oklahoma City

A tornado that has been reported to be more than a half a mile wide has hit the suburbs of Oklahoma City, OK.

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Items That Pakistan Has Banned From Their Country

I recently came across a news article that covered all the things that are banned in Pakistan. Some of the bans make sense, some are ridiculous, and some are just flat out hilarious!

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Study Shows Immigration Reform Bill Would Add Trillions to the Debt

Immigration reform proposed by the so-called "Gang of Eight" in the United States Senate would add trillions to the national debt.

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747 Jumbo Jet Falls From Sky in Afghanistan [VIDEO]

An American cargo plane crashed near Bagram Air Field on April 29, killing 7.

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Boston Suspect’s Defense Team Gets Major Boost

BOSTON (AP) — Prominent death penalty lawyer Judy Clarke is joining the team representing the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

The appointment of Clarke, based in San Diego, Calif., was approved Monday by U.S. Magist

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Hostess to Re-Open Bakery Soon

EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — Hostess Brands LLC says it will reopen its eastern Kansas bakery this summer, with the hiring of an initial 250 people already underway.

The announcement was made Thursday by the investment partnership that bought Hostess Brands' snack cake product lines

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