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NSA leaker: ‘Mission’s already accomplished’

NSA leaker: ‘Mission’s already accomplished’

December 25th, 2013 1:38 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON — After six months when he was rarely heard from except through the documents he leaked, Edward Snowden says his "mission’s already accomplished" after leaking NSA secrets.

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Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalk

Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalk

December 25th, 2013 12:35 am by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space station astronauts repaired a crippled cooling system during a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk Tuesday, braving a "mini blizzard" of noxious ammonia as they popped in a new pump.

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Pope on Christmas Eve lauds Jesus’ ‘humble’ start

Pope on Christmas Eve lauds Jesus’ ‘humble’ start

December 25th, 2013 12:08 am by Associated Press

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis lauded Jesus’ humble beginning as a poor and vulnerable baby as he celebrated his first Christmas Eve Mass as pontiff Tuesday in St. Peter’s Basilica.

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Fire destroys century-old barn in Elizabethton

Fire destroys century-old barn in Elizabethton

December 24th, 2013 2:29 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

A fast burning fire destroyed a 100-year-old barn along the Watauga River east of Elizabethton on Christmas Eve.

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Man found dead in abandoned Hawkins County home

Man found dead in abandoned Hawkins County home

December 24th, 2013 1:19 pm by Staff Report

A complaint of a man possibly deceased on Little War Gap Road, Rogersville, led police to the body of Zachery T. Prew, 33, inside an abandoned home.

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Knife pulled in spanking dispute

Knife pulled in spanking dispute

December 24th, 2013 1:06 pm by Rain Smith

A woman told police that her 8-year-old grandson had scratched her on the chest, and when she attempted to whip the child her husband took issue.

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Health care site put to the test as deadline nears

Health care site put to the test as deadline nears

December 24th, 2013 1:05 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

The government's revamped health care website was put to its biggest test yet as a record-breaking surge of Americans rushed to beat Tuesday's extended deadline for signing up for coverage.

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Panel: Tennessee improved child abuse investigations

Panel: Tennessee improved child abuse investigations

December 24th, 2013 1:03 pm by Associated Press

An expert panel tasked with reviewing the Tennessee Department of Children's Services found that the state has taken steps in the past year to improve state investigations into severe child abuse.

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Account of fatal Kingsport crash credits other motorists

Account of fatal Kingsport crash credits other motorists

December 24th, 2013 10:13 am by Nick Shepherd

I wish I knew the names of all the people who were there and who tried to help. I want to thank them for their bravery.

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Student charged with Twitter bomb threat

Student charged with Twitter bomb threat

December 24th, 2013 8:25 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee high school student has been suspended and charged after police say he used Twitter to make a bomb threat.

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