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3 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
What should happen to your personal digital communications -- emails, chats, photos and the like -- after you die? Should they be treated like physical letters for the purposes of a will? Yahoo doesn't think so. The company is criticizing new legislation giving executors charged with carrying out the instructions in a person's will broad access to their online accounts.
5 hrs ago | Star Phoenix
More than 20 members of the Radius Community Centre's summer glee club and local notables including Mayor Don Atchison and CTV personality Jeff Rogstad donned pirate gear and sailed the high seas of the South Saskatchewan River to shoot a music video for Radius' version of the Arrogant Worms song The Last Saskatchewan Pirate. "I love it.
9 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560
Jodi Arias, the Arizona woman who was convicted of stabbing, shooting and slitting the throat of her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, is auctioning the glasses she wore during her 2013 trial. "Get ready to own a one-of-a-kind piece of history," Arias' website says.
13 hrs ago | Detroit News
It joins New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and other cities in the program that also looks to maximize opportunities for economic growth through immigration. Task force members include immigrant community leaders, nonprofit service providers and immigration experts.
Injecting Roche's cancer drug Avastin as a cheap eye treatment does not appear to increase deaths or serious side effects, according to an independent study that is likely to fuel a row over the medicine's unapproved use. An analysis of nine clinical trials - including three unpublished ones - concluded that health policies favouring the much more expensive eye drug Lucentis over Avastin were not supported by current evidence.
Investigators on Sunday returned to scour the woods across from a state police barracks where two troopers were ambushed, leaving one fatally shot and another critically wounded. Troopers also set up a checkpoint near the site where they were stopping motorists to ask if they had seen anything that could help with the case, according to The Times-Tribune.
Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings. One of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings, according to police records obtained by The Associated Press.
The parent organization of Fletcher Allen Health Care plans to stop using a debt strategy that includes interest rate swaps, a mechanism that effectively allows a borrower to bet on the future direction of interest rates. One of these financial instruments cost Fletcher Allen Partners $3.1 million to cancel.
In March of next year, the Solano County District Attorney's Office will have the opportunity to present a case study at the 2015 Conference on Crimes Against Women in Dallas, Texas, officials announced Friday. The goal of the Conference on Crimes Against Women is to provide practical instruction, using current information, the newest ideas and most successful intervention strategies, to those professionals responsible for combating the many and varied forms of crimes against women, according to a statement from the Solano County District Attorney's Office.
Last month, the Lower East Side nonprofit Rivington House announced that they would be vacating their location at 45 Rivington Street by November. Despite neighbors' fears of luxury housing replacing the non-profit HIV/AIDS clinic , one possible scenario would have a for-profit healthcare provider purchase the building .
Although Christmas is more than three months away, the Christmas Island Style Committee is busy preparing to raise the necessary money to fund the 30-day holiday celebration. This year's program begins on Thanksgiving weekend with the arrival of Santa at the Shops of Marco and the annual tree-lighting ceremony.
A high-school English project sparked by a Louisiana policeman's fatal shooting has grown from helping his department to a multistate charity to keep officers from bleeding to death. Mississippi State University sophomore Kellie Abbott's nonprofit, Blue Forever, has given law enforcement agencies in Louisiana, New Jersey and Pennsylvania hundreds of kits designed to stop hemorrhaging.
Federal officials are extending the public comment period on whether the government should continue to maintain the world's only wild population of the red wolf, which is in eastern North Carolina. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials said Friday the comment period will end Sept.
The Kapor Center for Social Impact has purchased a building at 2148 Broadway near the corner of 22nd Street for $2.1 million and will spend about $5 million renovating it to house a foundation, a socially responsible venture capital department and several nonprofit organizations. The center, started by Oakland resident Mitch Kapor who founded the Lotus Development Corporation, has been leasing a building across the street from their newly purchased building, said spokesman Derek Turner.
Brett Colton says doggie "Anthony Mater", who gets around in a doggie wheelchair, is better. He is planning on starting a nonprofit in his honor.
Doctors and hospitals treated more patients and collected more payments in the spring as millions gained insurance coverage under the health law, new figures from the government show. But analysts called the second-quarter increases modest and said there is little evidence to suggest that wider coverage and a recovering economy are pushing health spending growth to the painful levels of a decade ago.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 03:58 pm
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