Texas to execute man who killed boy and drank his blood

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  • Apr 06, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas A south Texas man who bludgeoned and slashed to death a 12-year-old boy, mutilated the corpse and said he drank the blood of his victim is set to be executed on Wednesday at the state's death chamber in Huntsville.Pablo Vasquez, 38, is sc...
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BRIEF-Pinnacle financial Q1 earnings per share $0.68

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  • Apr 19, 2016
April 18 Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc* PNFP reports diluted earnings per share of $0.68 for 1q 2016* Q1 earnings per share $0.68 * Q1 earnings per share view $0.71 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S* Q1 earnings per share $0.71 excluding it...
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Crude drops; dollar gains with eyes on central banks

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  • Mar 14, 2016
NEW YORK Oil prices fell on Monday as Iran dashed hopes of a coordinated production freeze, while the dollar rose ahead of a policy meeting at the U.S. central bank.A gauge of stocks across the globe ticked up, with Wall Street weighed by commodity sha...
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EU says accords with Morocco in line with international law

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  • Mar 04, 2016
RABAT The European Union's senior diplomat said on Friday the union disagrees with a court ruling invalidating its farm trade deal with Morocco and the accords with Rabat do not violate international law.The EU has appealed a European Court decision an...
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Deal reached to raise California's minimum wage -governor

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  • Mar 28, 2016
SACRAMENTO A deal has been reached to raise California's minimum wage, Governor Jerry Brown said on Monday, the latest in a wave of minimum wage increases at the state level following a push by Democrats.In a brief statement, Brown described it as a "...
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New findings could boost type 1 diabetes treatment

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  • Mar 01, 2016
For six weeks seven-year-old Bethan Westcott-Storer was feeling listless and losing weight, worrying parents Lizzie and Dean. Now aged nine, she's the picture of health, having been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in November 2014, since when she's been...
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Syrian opposition says government wrecking truce deal

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  • Feb 29, 2016
BEIRUT/GENEVA A senior official from Syria's main opposition group said on Monday that a fragile international attempt to halt nearly five years of fighting was in danger of total collapse because of attacks by government forces.The cessation of hostil...
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Disney resets theme park ticket prices for slow, busy times

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  • Feb 27, 2016
LOS ANGELES Feb 27 Walt Disney Co unveiled new single-day ticket prices on Saturday for the company's U.S. theme parks, switching to a three-tiered system that charges visitors more on the year's busiest days and less during typically slower periods.T...
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HTML5 and SEO Myths

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  • Aug 26, 2015
HTML5 is the latest iteration of the W3C's markup language, and as more and more webmasters and companies take advantage of its capabilities, it is only natural that certain myths and fallacies will pop-up regarding its benefits and pitfalls. One area, in...
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Obama arrives in Havana for historic visit to former Cold War foe

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  • Mar 21, 2016
HAVANA President Barack Obama arrived in Cuba on Sunday on a historic visit, opening a new chapter in U.S. engagement with the island's Communist government after decades of animosity between the former Cold War foes. Obama landed at Havana's Jose Mar...
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