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Thai seafood giant to buy San Diego-based Bumble Bee tuna

Thai seafood giant to buy San Diego-based Bumble Bee tuna

December 19th, 2014 2:03 pm by By Andrew Khouri, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Thai Union Frozen Products said it's buying the Southern California firm for $1.51 billion from private equity firm Lion Capital, which purchased Bumble Bee in 2010.

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FBI confirms North Korean government behind Sony cyberattack

FBI confirms North Korean government behind Sony cyberattack

December 19th, 2014 1:42 pm by By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

The hacking came as Sony was prepared to release "The Interview," which depicts an assassination plot against Kim Jong Un. After many U.S. theater owners said they would not show the picture, Sony canceled its scheduled release.

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'Helping the FBI' nets man felony charges

'Helping the FBI' nets man felony charges

December 19th, 2014 11:18 am by Rain Smith

A frightened female motorist's 911 call has landed a man in the Sullivan County jail, as he allegedly attempted to run the woman off the road multiple times in a high-speed chase — then explained his actions as "helping the FBI in a manhunt."

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Police apprehend Kingsport child neglect, assault suspect

Police apprehend Kingsport child neglect, assault suspect

December 19th, 2014 10:18 am by Nick Shepherd

Daniel Powell had been wanted since Sunday, when he allegedly forced his way inside an apartment to attack his girlfriend, then fled with his 13-month-old child.

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Maryville man sentenced in fake adoption scheme

Maryville man sentenced in fake adoption scheme

December 19th, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

According to the U.S. attorney's office in Knoxville, Kevin Scott Thibault represented himself as an attorney, gave the foster parents fake adoption papers and obtained at least $400,000.

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Youth detention center increases security, to adoptive more incentives instead of punitive model

Youth detention center increases security, to adoptive more incentives instead of punitive model

December 18th, 2014 11:32 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Actions are response to Sept. 1 escape or more than 30 teenagers.

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Young immigrants allowed to get driver's licenses

Young immigrants allowed to get driver's licenses

December 18th, 2014 10:19 pm by Associated Press

The move in Arizona to deny the licenses was a reaction to steps taken by the Obama administration in June 2012 to shield thousands of immigrants from deportation.

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Interim attorney appointment in Wise goes to court

Interim attorney appointment in Wise goes to court

December 18th, 2014 10:09 pm by Stephen Igo

A judge has been asked to intervene in who should rightfully serve as an interim commonwealth's attorney in Wise County.

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D-B grad to perform at White House concert

D-B grad to perform at White House concert

December 18th, 2014 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

WASHINGTON — Dobyns-Bennett High School graduate Catherine Anderson-Juana Quiones is among college students who will play in Christmas Concerts at the White House Saturday, Dec. 20.

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NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

December 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck. The capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday. NASA plans to use future models to help get astronauts to Mars.

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