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DuPont moves ahead on job cuts ahead of Dow merger

DuPont will cut 1,700 jobs in its home state of Delaware and thousands more globally as it prepares for its merger with Dow Chemical.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

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Deadly Midwest storm brings Northeast its 1st hit of winter

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Winter weather that spun off a series of deadly storms in the Midwest brought the season's first big punch to the Northeast on Tuesday, with snow, sleet and freezing rain greasing roads, sending drivers spinning and keeping people indoors amid sub-freezing temperatures.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

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1 dead in New Hampshire crash with Secret Service agents

WAKEFIELD, N.H. (AP) — A car carrying four on-duty Secret Service agents was involved in a head-on collision in New Hampshire that killed the driver of the other car, police said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

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Bill Cosby is charged with sexually assaulting a woman

 

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a woman at his home 12 years ago — the first criminal charges brought against the comedian out of the torrent of allegations that destroyed his good-guy image as America's Dad.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

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End of meat? Startups seek alternatives for the masses

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Brown is on an improbable mission: Make a burger Americans love, minus the meat.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 December 2015

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Officials: 'Affluenza' teen, mother detained in Mexico

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities said a Texas teenager serving probation for killing four people in a drunken-driving wreck after invoking an "affluenza" defense was in custody in Mexico, weeks after he and his mother disappeared.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 December 2015

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Unintended result: Gacy probe clears 11 unrelated cold cases

CHICAGO (AP) — His task was to solve a cruel mystery decades after a serial killer's death.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 December 2015

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At least 11 die from Texas tornadoes, 13 in Midwest flooding

GARLAND, Texas (AP) — At least 11 people died and dozens were injured in strong tornadoes that swept through the Dallas area and caused substantial damage this weekend, while 13 people died in flooding in the Midwest.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 December 2015

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