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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s cause of death determined – Reality TV World

Reality TV WorldThe results of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s autopsy have been released nearly four weeks after the actor’s death. ADVERTISEMENT. According to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of New York City via Us Weekly the 46-year-old actor died of “accidental …Hoffman Killed by Toxic Mix of Drugs, Official ConcludesNew York TimesNYC Official: Hoffman […]

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Pro-Russia separatists flex muscles in Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula – Washington Post

Washington PostSIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Several hundred armed men in green camouflage, without insignia and carrying military-style automatic rifles, entered and secured areas of the civilian airport in Crimea’s regional capital of Simferopol early Friday. Video taken at the …Ukraine crisis: Latest updatesBBC NewsUPDATE 2-Fugitive Yanukovich urges Russia’s Putin to take firm line over UkraineReutersUkraine: Russian […]

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Man arrested in triple stabbing in Lynnwood – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)UPDATE 10:55 a.m. | A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the stabbings at the mobile home park. Snohomish County sheriff’s spokesman Shari Ireton wrote in a news release: “A 23 year-old man has been arrested for domestic violence in …3 roommates stabbed in Lynnwood; suspect arrestedKOMO News3 roommates stabbed […]

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Report: UK spies captured millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – U.K. intelligence agency GCHQ captured and stored still webcam images of millions of Yahoo users including substantial quantities of sexually explicit material, the Guardian newspaper reported Thursday. GCHQ gathered the images with …Report: UK Program Spied on Yahoo Webcam ChatsPC MagazineUPDATE 1-British spy agency collected images of Yahoo webcam chats -GuardianReutersUK […]

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UPDATE 2-US calls on Russia to be transparent, avoid risky Ukraine steps – Reuters

Reuters(Adds Hagel comments). BRUSSELS Feb 27 (Reuters) – Russia must be transparent about military exercises along Ukraine’s border and not take any steps that could be misinterpreted or “lead to miscalculation during a delicate time,” U.S. Defense Secretary …Hagel Warns Russia on Ukraine Miscalculation Amid Crimea UnrestBloombergHagel Warns Russia Not to Intervene in UkraineNew York […]

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UPDATE 1-Two years after Concordia wreck, captain returns aboard – Reuters

Reuters… * Schettino’s first visit aboard since 2012 shipwreck. * Former captain accompanying investigators as defendant. * New probe into unauthorised visit by Costa officials. By Silvia Ognibene. GIGLIO, Italy, Feb 27 (Reuters) – The captain of the Costa Concordia, …Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino boards grounded off Italy coast …CBS NewsCosta Concordia: Media scrum […]

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North Korea Fires Short-Range Missiles, Disrupts Easing Tensions – Businessweek

BusinessweekNorth Korea launched four short-range missiles, the first such action in more than nine months, disrupting a period of easing tensions with the South. The missiles were fired into the sea from North Korea’s east coast shortly before 6 p.m. local time, and had a …North Korea launches missiles into seaCNNUPDATE 2-North Korea fires short-range […]

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Bitcoin Machine Allowing Cash Exchange Installed in Singapore – Businessweek

BusinessweekTembusu Terminals Pte set up what may be Singapore’s first automated tele-exchange machine for buying Bitcoins days after a Tokyo exchange for the virtual currency was shut amid concerns about possible theft. The ATM was installed at The Spiffy Dapper, …UPDATE 1-Japan says any bitcoin regulation should be internationalReutersBitcoin Foundation Aided New York Prosecutor’s Mt. […]

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Ukraine warns Russia against ‘aggression’ in Crimea – BBC News

BBC NewsHe said Russia’s troops from Russia’s Black Sea Fleet should not move outside their naval base in Sebastopol. The warning comes after armed men seized Crimea’s regional parliament and the government headquarters of the Russian-majority region.Report: Ukraine’s Yanukovych in MoscowUSA TODAYGunmen Seize Government Buildings in CrimeaNew York TimesUPDATE 5-Ukraine leader warns Russia after armed […]

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Netflix strikes deal to pay Comcast to ensure online videos are streamed smoothly – Washington Post

Washington PostNetflix has agreed to pay Comcast, the nation’s largest home Internet carrier, to ensure its online videos are streamed smoothly. The arrangement highlights the vast power of Comcast, which is in the middle of an ambitious expansion effort, and how the …Netflix Seeks to Gain Advantage Over Other Streaming Services By Making First …ForbesUPDATE […]

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Holocaust survivor dies aged 110 – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukThe world’s oldest known Holocaust survivor has died aged 110, her family have said. Alice Herz-Sommer, who lived in London and was originally from Prague, had been confined in the camp in Terezin, or Theresienstadt, in Germany during the Second …UPDATE 1-World’s oldest Holocaust survivor, Alice Herz-Sommer, dies in UKReutersOldest-known Holocaust survivor dies at 110Detroit […]

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WhatsApp Free Texting Seen Siphoning $33 Billion From Carriers – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(See EXT6 for more on the acquisition.) Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc.’s $19 billion purchase of mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp Inc. is a stark reminder of how much money phone carriers are losing out on as competitors let users text and …WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum joins ranks of Silicon Valley tech titansSan Jose […]

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Libyan Vote on Charter Assembly Is Marred by Violence and Low Turnout – New York Times

New York TimesTRIPOLI, Libya — Libya’s long-delayed efforts to draft a new Constitution hit another obstacle on Thursday when elections for a 60-member constitutional drafting committee fell well short of expectations, with a low turnout and 13 of 60 constituencies failing to …Libyans Vote for Panel to Draft New ConstitutionWall Street JournalUPDATE 4-Poor turnout in […]

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UPDATE 3-Olympics-Snowboarding-Vaultier edges Olyunin to take cross gold – Reuters

Reuters(Adds quotes). * Vaultier edges Olyunin for gold. * American Deibold wins bronze. * World champion Pullin crashes out early. By Nick Mulvenney. ROSA KHUTOR, Russia, Feb 18 (Reuters) – France’s Pierre Vaultier won a thrilling final duel with Russian …Deibold earns bronze for US in snowboard crossChicago TribuneAmerican Alex Deibold takes bronze in men’s […]

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UPDATE 1-Jimmy Fallon takes helm of ‘Tonight Show’, brings it back to New York – Reuters

Reuters(Adds celebrity appearances, Smith dance performance). By Chris Michaud. NEW YORK Feb 18 (Reuters) – Jimmy Fallon took the reins of the long-running “Tonight Show” on Monday, bringing NBC’s late night talk show flagship back to Manhattan after an …‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ debuts with proud parents, longtime fans in …New York Daily NewsJimmy […]

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Ethiopian Airlines Hijacking Shows Continuing Shortfalls in Security – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalEthiopian Airlines flight 702 on the ground in Geneva, where a hijacker forced the Rome-bound plan to land. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. The hijacking Monday of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner by a co-pilot seeking asylum illustrates a security wild …UPDATE 6-Co-pilot hijacks Ethiopian plane to Geneva, exits cockpit by ropeReutersEthiopian Airlines co-pilot hijacks plane […]

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Authorities: Co-Pilot Took Control of Ethiopian Airlines Plane, Wanted Asylum – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalEthiopian Airlines flight 702 on the ground in Geneva, where a hijacker forced the Rome-bound plan to land. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. An Ethiopian Airlines jet en route from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Rome was forced to land in Geneva on …Ethiopian plane hijacked to Geneva by co-pilotLos Angeles TimesUPDATE 3-Hijacker held after diverting […]

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Andrew Weibrecht, Bode Miller medal in super-G – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSOCHI, Russia – Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud took gold Sunday in the men’s Super-G at the Sochi Olympics, while Americans Andrew Weibrecht and Bode Miller also reached the podium. Weibrecht was a bronze medal winner four years ago in Vancouver, where …UPDATE 2-Olympics-Alpine skiing-Jansrud strikes gold as Miller medalsReutersJansrud Wins Super-G, Miller Becomes Oldest Alpine […]

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USA’s Matt Antoine claims bronze in men’s skeleton – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — For three heats in men’s skeleton, good friends Matt Antoine and John Daly of the USA alternated between third and fourth place, each knowing a medal was within reach. Teammate vs. teammate and friend vs. friend for …UPDATE 3-Olympics-Skeleton-Russian Tretiakov rockets to goldReutersRussian Tretiakov rockets to goldChicago TribuneA slip on […]

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Occidental Petroleum to move HQ to Houston, spin off California assets – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesOccidental Petroleum, the longtime Los Angeles-based energy giant, announced Friday that it would move its headquarters to Houston and spin off its California assets into a separate company. The latest move is part of the company’s strategic overhaul …Occidental Petroleum splintering and moving its headquarters to HoustonL.A. BizUPDATE 4-Occidental to spin off California […]

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Italy President Tests Renzi’s Clout in Talks for Next Government – Businessweek

BusinessweekItalian President Giorgio Napolitano is testing lawmaker support for a new government, the next step in Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi’s quest for an appointment as prime minister. Napolitano must determine whether the 39-year-old Renzi, who brought down …Berlusconi Remains a Force in Italy TurmoilABC NewsUPDATE 1-Moody’s ups Italy outlook to stable as Renzi prepares for […]

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Italy’s Baa2 Outlook Changed to Stable from Negative by Moody’s – Businessweek

BusinessweekItaly’s credit rating outlook was changed to stable from negative by Moody’s Investors Service, which cited the government’s financial strength and reduction of risks from contingent liabilities. Moody’s also affirmed Italy’s Baa2 and Prime-2 debt ratings, saying …UPDATE 2-Italy’s Renzi readies for power but faces daunting taskReutersItaly’s Matteo Renzi readies for power but faces daunting […]

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UPDATE 3-Alpine skiing-Viletta shines on another golden day for Swiss … – Reuters

Reuters(Adds details, quotes). * Viletta emulates Gisin. * Kostelic settles for silver again. * Miller and Ligety flop. By Martyn Herman. ROSA KHUTOR, Russia, Feb 14 (Reuters) – The warm mountain air of the Caucusus must agree with Swiss underdogs as, for the …Ivica Kostelic makes it clear: He’s thankful for silverUSA TODAYSuper combined silver […]