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Bronx-based app will help shoppers find deals on Fordham Rd.

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Shopping in the Bronx? There’s an app for that!  



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Pakistan: US drone strike kills 5 militants

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani security officials say a U.S. drone fired two missiles at militant hideout in a northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, killing five Taliban fighters. 



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Colombia Farc truce follows killings

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Colombia's Farc begins an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire, hours after the army said that the left-wing rebels had killed five soldiers. 



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China grandfather defends petition to expel HIV-positive boy: report

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The grandfather of a Chinese HIV-positive boy has defended his support for a petition to banish him from their village, media reported Saturday, in a case that has sparked intense soul-searching in China. Some 200 residents -- including the eight-year-old's own grandfather -- signed a petition...(more) 



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Xi warns Hong Kong and Macau in 'one China' message

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Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of "one China", as pro-democracy campaigners in both semi-autonomous territories call for free leadership elections. Security has been tight during Xi's two-day visit to Macau to mark the 15th anniversary...(more) 



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The best healthy holiday superfoods

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Eating healthy holiday superfoods will help you avoid unwanted weight gain. Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) serves up some of the best vitamin, antioxidant and nutrient-rich superfoods.          




Obama: No quick fix to changing Cuba

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There’s no quick fix to changing Cuba, but resuming diplomatic relations offers opportunity to reform it, Obama said Friday.  



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Philippines orders crackdown on privileged jailbirds

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Philippine authorities have given privileged inmates in the country's main prison until Christmas Eve to turn over their hidden guns, drugs and other contraband or the notorious facility will face a major shakedown. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima issued the ultimatum after two surprise searches of...(more) 




Bitcoin pioneer Charlie Shrem sentenced to 2 years in prison

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A Bitcoin big was sentenced Friday to 2 years in jail for selling $1 million worth of the digital currency for use in an online drug bazaar.  



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Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Abu Murtada al-Moussawi answered the call last summer from Iraq's top Shiite cleric to help save the country from the Islamic State group, but after less than three months on the front lines he and several friends returned home because they had run...(more) 



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2014 Photos of the year

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They informed, surprised and inspired us. Here are our top photos pics for 2014          

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De Blasio meets with protesters, NYPD cops just hours apart

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De Blasio met with both protesters and cops Friday in separate events just hours apart.  



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