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2013 was the year of unstoppable stocks

2013 was the year of unstoppable stocks

December 31st, 2013 2:25 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

A U.S. government shutdown, fear of a default, the threat of military action in Syria, big budget cuts, and a European country looking for a bailout — any number of events might have derailed the stock market. But they didn't.

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Police, troops heavy in bomb-hit Russian city

Police, troops heavy in bomb-hit Russian city

December 31st, 2013 12:37 pm by GARY PEACH, Associated Press

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Although there has been no claim of responsibility for the bombing of the city's main railway station and a trolleybus, killing 34 people, suspicion falls strongly on Islamist insurgents.

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Tenn. man who defaced Torah sentenced to 4 years

Tenn. man who defaced Torah sentenced to 4 years

December 31st, 2013 12:30 pm by Associated Press

A Jackson man who pleaded guilty to defacing a Torah and religious prayer books at a Jackson hotel has been sentenced to four years in prison.

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Sullivan County girl, 8, mauled by pit bull

Sullivan County girl, 8, mauled by pit bull

December 31st, 2013 11:39 am by Rain Smith

While being held by her mother, who was sitting on a couch, the pit bull "suddenly" attacked, latching onto the left side of the child's head.

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Best of the blotter: Under the influence

Best of the blotter: Under the influence

December 31st, 2013 10:22 am by Rain Smith

Over the past year police have encountered intoxicated people asleep in the road on a pillow, holed up in changing rooms, and leaving a "trail of blood" after stealing a child's candy.

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Woman faces 28 counts of animal cruelty

Woman faces 28 counts of animal cruelty

December 31st, 2013 8:53 am by Rain Smith

Police say 23 cats and 12 dogs were removed from the Bluff City woman's home and property, which was infested with fleas and littered with trash and feces.

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Girl to remain on ventilator until Jan. 7

Girl to remain on ventilator until Jan. 7

December 31st, 2013 8:15 am by LISA LEFF and TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press

A California girl declared brain dead after tonsil surgery will remain on life support for at least another week after a state judge on Monday extended a deadline.

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Officials urging evacuation near ND derailment

Officials urging evacuation near ND derailment

December 31st, 2013 8:05 am by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press

Authorities urged residents to evacuate a small North Dakota community Monday night after a mile-long train carrying crude oil derailed outside of town, shaking residents with a series of explosions.

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Update: Man shot while standing in yard on Princeton Road

Update: Man shot while standing in yard on Princeton Road

December 30th, 2013 10:53 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The victim, who was not identified by authorities, reportedly said that he saw a man dressed in dark-colored clothing run from the scene immediately after the shot was fired.

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Bombings in Russia kill at least 31, raise concerns about security for Olympics

Bombings in Russia kill at least 31, raise concerns about security for Olympics

December 30th, 2013 5:31 pm by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

MOSCOW — Two suicide bombings in as many days have killed 31 people and raised concerns that Islamic militants have begun a terrorist campaign in Russia that could stretch into the Sochi Olympics in February.

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