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7.0-magnitude earthquake devastates Haiti

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8455629.stm A massive 7.0-magnitude earthquake has struck the Caribbean nation of Haiti. Although reports are still sketchy, due to failed phone lines and other communications,…


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Movie review: Youth in Revolt

Release date (wide): Friday, Jan. 8, 2010. Box office tracking info: http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=youthinrevolt.htm ACTORS: Michael Cera (Nick Twisp and François), Portia Doubleday (Sheeni Saunders), Jean Smart…




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US Attorney says child porn sentences need study

http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/article_c7b2c5d2-9e41-11de-a19d-001cc4c002e0.html US Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald told the US Sentencing Commission that judges seem to be handing down more lenient sentences in child pornography cases and…


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Typhoon rocks southeast China; 1 million evacuated

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8191951.stm A typhoon has caused massive damage and loss of life in southeast China, the British Broadcasting Corporation is reporting. Over a million residents were…




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Movie review: I Love You, Beth Cooper

Release date (wide): July 10, 2009 Grades: Overall: D+, Teens: C, Story: C The title character (Hayden Panettiere) is a graduating senior at a medium-size…


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Teens find a tough job market this summer

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-summerjobs28-2009jun28,0,5608600.story Blaming lay-offs of older workers now looking for work, teens say the job market is tough right now, the Los Angeles Times is reporting.