Monday, December 9, 2013
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The gunman knocked on the victim’s window, pointed a handgun at him and ordered him out of the vehicle. After the victim complied, the carjacker drove off. The vehicle was found an hour later.
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston seems like such a favorite to capture the Heisman Trophy on Saturday he could borrow the old line from former NBA star Larry Bird. As he was sizing up the competition for a three-point shooting contest, Bird looked over at the competition and asked, “All right, who’s playing for second?”
Peyton Manning wanted more rest. He got plenty Thursday night thanks to Philip Rivers and a San Diego defense that slowed down Manning and handed the Broncos an unexpected and harmful loss.
Nine months of talks with the Federal Communications Commission produced an agreement to notify customers when their phones can be freed from the network where they first got service. Technology differences, however, limits where phones will work.
Congress is once again debating whether to extend unemployment benefits. Democrats say it’s critical both for the people involved and the economy. Republicans say a falling jobless rate shows the economy is strong enough to let the extended benefits end.
If it makes you feel any better, apparently Santa has to go through security at the airport, too. Question is, where the heck was Rudolph? Anyway, your early Christmas gift to us can be a funny caption. You could score a $25 gift card if you are the winner.
Options abound for those in the market for sleepwear for themselves or a loved one.
Even fans of last years The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey had to admit there were problems. There was still much to admire about Peter Jacksons return to J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, but it wasnt up to the standards he had set for himself with his Lord of the Rings adaptations. Apparently, he was saving all his energy for The Desolation of Smaug.
“There are no secrets here. We have the oldest secret in the book: Hard work.”
For some leaders, the sudden focus on mental health looked like a dodge to avoid a serious discussion of meaningful gun safety measures. But no matter. The nation and most states must do more to help people with serious psychiatric problems.
The Central African Republic now bids for historical notoriety. What began as a military coup by the Muslim Seleka coalition early this year became a national rampage of looting, rape and summary executions.
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