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Detroit Schools in Session After Teacher Sickout Shutdown

DETROIT — The Detroit public school district says all schools are in session a day after a massive sick-out by teachers closed most schools.<p>School district spokeswoman Michelle Zdrodowski sent an update about Thursday's classes in an email to The Associated Press.<p>The Detroit Public Schools district …

Mogadishu beach area hit by car bomb and intense gunfire

No immediate claim of responsibility made for the attack on the Lido beach area of the Somali capital<p>A car bomb has exploded at a popular seaside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu, with intense gunfire following the blast, police said.<p>“There was a car bomb explosion at a restaurant at the …

Egypt intensifies crackdown ahead of Arab Spring anniversary

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have intensified a crackdown on dissent ahead of next week's anniversary of the country's 2011 Arab Spring …

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Storm Watch: When It's Coming and Where It Will Be Worst

A blockbuster snowstorm is forecast for the East Coast this weekend, with heavy snow expected to blanket parts of at least 15 states.<p>The forecast is still evolving, but right now, meteorologists are viewing this as a potentially historic storm. Here is what you can expect, and when, from the …

Seven Travel Secrets From Airport Insiders

<i>Photo: © Sam Dao / Alamy Stock Photo</i><p>Don't drink the coffee, bring your own headphones, and don't bother locking your suitcase. Those are just a few of the tips being offered by anonymous airline and airport employees in a recent discussion thread on Reddit. Here are a few tips and tricks picked up …

A Cassoulet Worth the Effort

Cooking is not always about simplicity and ease. Sometimes, particularly when it’s cold outside and the dark comes early, what you want in the kitchen is a project, a culinary jigsaw puzzle to solve. There is no greater one than cassoulet.<p>The dish, a rich stew of white beans and meats, originated …

Iggy Azalea: My label won't let me release Azillion music video

Iggy Azalea’s new track “Azillion” may not be getting love from her label. Azalea tweeted Wednesday night that she was disappointed with her label, …

Oops! NFL refs forget balls at hotel before Patriots game

BOSTON (AP) — This ball controversy can't be blamed on the Patriots.<p>Massachusetts State Police came to the rescue before Saturday's NFL playoff game …

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California bill over encryption backdoors could prevent Apple from selling iPhones on its home turf

California is now presenting a new bill that, if passed into law, would stop Apple from selling iPhones on its home turf, via ZDNet. The bill requires smartphone manufacturers to sell devices that have backdoors to allow them to be decrypted. Naturally, this affects iPhones which use high-strength …

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