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Belgian lawmakers extend euthanasia to children

Belgian lawmakers extend euthanasia to children

February 14th, 2014 12:16 am by Associated Press

The law empowers children with terminal ailments who are in great pain to ask to be put to death by their doctor if their parents agree and a psychiatrist or psychologist certifies they are conscious of what their choice signifies.

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Former pediatrician convicted of waterboarding child

Former pediatrician convicted of waterboarding child

February 14th, 2014 12:07 am by Associated Press

A pediatrician known for his research on paranormal science and near-death experiences with children was convicted Thursday of waterboarding the daughter of his longtime companion by holding her head under a faucet.

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Judge rules Virginia gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

Judge rules Virginia gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

February 14th, 2014 12:01 am by Associated Press

U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen issued a stay of her order while it is appealed, meaning that gay couples in Virginia will still not be able to marry until the case is ultimately resolved.

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Facebook offers new gender options for users

Facebook offers new gender options for users

February 13th, 2014 10:51 pm by Associated Press

You don't have to be just male or female on Facebook. The social media giant has added a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices.

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'Oh, not again': Northeast is hit by another storm

'Oh, not again': Northeast is hit by another storm

February 13th, 2014 4:09 pm by MARK SCOLFORO and RON TODT, Associated Press

Yet another storm paralyzed the Northeast with heavy snow and sleet Thursday, giving the winter-weary that oh-no-not-again feeling, while hundreds of thousands across the ice-encrusted South waited in the cold for the electricity to come back on.

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Woman busted stealing 122 items from Walmart

Woman busted stealing 122 items from Walmart

February 13th, 2014 3:30 pm by Rain Smith

Loss prevention observed a female placing "numerous" clothing and household items into her buggy, then roll them out of the store.

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Huge US thermal plant opens as industry grows

Huge US thermal plant opens as industry grows

February 13th, 2014 3:26 pm by BRIAN SKOLOFF and MICHAEL R. BLOOD, Associated Press

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, sprawling across roughly 5 square miles of federal land near the California-Nevada border, will be opened formally Thursday after years of regulatory and legal tangles

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5 things to know about the UAW vote at Volkswagen

5 things to know about the UAW vote at Volkswagen

February 13th, 2014 3:22 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Employees at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., are voting whether they want to be represented by the United Auto Workers union. With a three-day election wrapping up Friday, here's a look at what's at stake:

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KPD: Light law violation leads to pot, crack

KPD: Light law violation leads to pot, crack

February 13th, 2014 1:53 pm by Rain Smith

A pickup allegedly traveling on snowy Fort Henry Drive shortly after midnight with no headlights activated has spurred a pair of drug arrests.

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Photos: Ambulance, VDOT truck overturn on icy roads

Photos: Ambulance, VDOT truck overturn on icy roads

February 13th, 2014 1:02 pm by Wes Bunch

First responders in Scott County were dispatched to an ambulance wreck Thursday morning, just a short distance from where a Virginia Department of Transportation contractor's vehicle crashed Wednesday night.

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