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  1. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServes NE Properties Wins HOPI AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Greenwich Daily Voice

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Development Marketing was the only brokerage selected from among its peers to receive a 2014 Home Builders Industry "HOBI" Award from the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Connecticut in the Marketing Category.

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  2. Swiss museum says it will accept trove of priceless art bequeathed to it by German collectorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

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  3. Swiss museum will accept Gurlitt art troveRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    A Swiss museum agreed on Monday to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art bequeathed to it by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, but said it will work with German officials to ensure any pieces looted by the Nazis from Jewish owners are returned. German authorities in 2012 seized 1,280 pieces from Gurlitt's apartment while investigating a tax case, including works by Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

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  4. Gilchrist's interception saves Chargers' 27-24 winRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Graham Leader

    Marcus Gilchrist was in position to make the final big play in a game full of crazy twists and turns. The strong safety intercepted journeyman Shaun Hill at the goal line with 56 seconds left to preserve the San Diego Chargers' 27-24 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday that helped tighten the AFC West race.

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  5. Portuguese ex-premier quizzed again in fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates is back in court for more questioning by a judge about suspected corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud. The judge is conducting a preliminary hearing, after which he must rule whether Socrates should be released or kept in custody pending a trial.

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  6. Floods kill at least 17 in southern MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    Morocco's government says heavy flooding in the south of the country has killed at least 17 people with a further 18 missing after heavy rains over the weekend. In the southern city of Guelmim alone, 13 people were killed by a flash flood that roared through a dry river bed, reported the Interior Ministry in a statement carried by the national news agency late Sunday.

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  7. UK outlines new counterterrorism measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    U.K. authorities are outlining a new set of counterterrorism measures, including a ban on insurance companies reimbursing ransom payments. The bill to be outlined Monday by Home Secretary Theresa May reinforces Britain's long-held position that there should be no ransom payments to terrorists because payments to groups such as Islamic State merely place more people at risk.

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  8. China holds out hope for Iran nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    Talks on Iran's nuclear program appear likely to run beyond their Monday midnight deadline, but China's foreign minister says negotiators are still working on elements of a deal. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif agreed Sunday to start discussion on continuing the talks past the target date But Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says negotiators are still having "consultations" on a final agreement that meets both U.S. demands for strict curbs on Tehran's nuclear program and Iran's push for sanctions relief.

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  9. Conn. life insurance exec stabbed to death running near homeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    A popular bike path became the scene of a gruesome murder late Thursday when a life insurance executive was killed while running near her Connecticut home. Melissa Millan, 54, a triathlete and mother of two, was found stabbed at about 8 p.m. in the Hartford suburb of Simsbury, Conn.

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  10. Belgian strike paralyzes Antwerp portRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    Trade unions have opened a month of intermittent strike action by paralyzing the port of Antwerp and slowing train traffic through much of Belgium. Monday's protest action targeted measures by the nation's business-friendly government to cut into employees' income, extend working time and restrict social services.

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  11. Iraqi troops retake 2 towns in eastern provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    Iraqi authorities say Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militias have retaken two towns seized previously by militants in an eastern province. Police officials in Diyala province said Monday that Iraqi forces entered the towns of Saadiya and Julala late Sunday after fierce clashes with fighters from the Islamic State group.

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  12. Pacifica girl, 5, drowns in home bath tubRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee

    The child was reportedly bathing unattended in the 200 block of Lauren Avenue when a family member walked into the bathroom and found her underwater and unresponsive, Pacifica police Capt. Daniel Steidle said.

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  13. Glass Beach Coastal Trail UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Phase 1 of the Coastal Restoration and Trail Project has made significant progress over the last couple of months and is progressing toward completion, City Hall reports. However, the park at Glass Beach must remain closed to the public until the project is finished next summer.

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  14. Syngenta, Swiss agribusiness, targets 1,800 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Agrochemicals giant Syngenta says it is eliminating or reshuffling 1,800 jobs globally as part of a $1 billion cost-cutting program to boost earnings. The Basel, Switzerland-based manufacturer, which is one of the world's largest suppliers of seeds and crop chemicals and has more than 28,000 employees in some 90 countries, says most of the company-wide job reductions and relocations will occur in 2015.

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  15. City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. Reading's spindly 50-foot spruce drew the ire of residents who said it was ruining their holiday spirit.

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  16. How's the Market?-Pest & fungus inspections a " more than just termitesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    After reading last week's article, if you're brave enough to buy in winter let me tell you about one of the most vitally important inspections you'll need to get: a pest and fungus inspection. This is sometimes referred to as the Termite Report, but it is so much more.

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  17. Giving Back-There's a lot to celebrate in community foundationsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    There's convergence here we are just concluding Community Foundations Week , we're mailing out our annual reports, and I returned a few weeks ago from a community foundation conference that celebrated 100 years of community foundations in the United States. OK, there are enough "community foundations" in that first paragraph to make many people stop reading.

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  18. Monumental mess: Rome's mayor getting thumbs downRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    Pigs root through garbage piling up in a working class neighborhood. City buses improvise routes on streets clogged with triple-parked cars.

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  19. State updating its 'honeycomb' of taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Day

    A panel of accountants, former state legislators and experts in tax law, economics and finances has taken on the daunting task of reviewing Connecticut's tax structure to come up with ways to modernize the system with an eye toward making it more fair, equitable and stable. The yearlong review is supposed to be conducted with the help of a paid consultant.

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  20. Schools recognize American Education WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deming Headlight

    Submitted Photo Deming Intermediate School Student Council members took full advantage of recognizing American Education Week and presented the staff, faculty and administrators with a "Hero Cake." They also treated them to a pot-luck meal.

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