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  • 8:16 AM

    Rafa Benitez has been confirmed as the new coach of Real Madrid. The former Liverpool boss has signed a three-year deal to take charge of coaching. Rafa Benitez said:”It is a special, emotional day for me. I have worked for many years trying to be successful to be able to return here.” Madrid-born Benitez has

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  • 3:54 PM

    Three people have died and hundreds of homes have been destroyed in flood in the southern US. About 350 homes were under water in a small Texas town as a large part of the central and southern Plains states. Twelve people, including two children, were reported missing along the Blanco river in Texas. The storms

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  • 10:32 AM

    Iowa pharmacy vendor verdict for illegal painkiller deals Des Moines pharmacy former owner has been verdicted to prison for plan to deal out a controlled substance and tax avoidance. Mark Graziano was sentenced by Chief Judge James E. Gritzner to 2 years in prison, and will have three years of supervision after he is free.

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  • 10:38 AM

    Monday is National Pizza Day. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Smaller chains like Fired Pie in Arizona, Michael’s Pizzeria in California and some CiCi’s Pizza locations are offering one-day-only buy one, get one free deals. People are happy about this holiday. Macauley Culkin is no doubt the food’s No. 1 fan. He

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  • 11:52 AM

    The Rockódromo Festival 2015 started yesterday. The festival is the key gathering of popular music in Valparaíso. Rockódromo festival is the cultural carnivals which held in the port city. The event is managed by the Escuelas de Rock program, which has the aim of promoting communication, decentralization and education of music in the country. Rockódromo

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  • 12:09 PM

    Vienna’s 8 year old boy was injured after falling from a ski lift in Flachau, Salzburg, after 2 men who were sitting beside him opened the safety bar just before the exit. When the men opened the safety bar he slipped out of his seat, fell around five metres and landed in the snow. He

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  • 4:19 PM

    The Patriots and Seahawks meet in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium. Tom Brady said: “There are 32 teams that started. There are two remaining, and We’re trying to be the one that finishes off the season the way you want to.” Tom Brady will become the first quarterback to start Super Bowls.The

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  • 11:46 PM

    Thoratec (NASDAQ: THOR) has acquired Apica Cardiovascular Limited (“Apica”) for an upfront cash payment of $35 million and potential future clinical and sales milestones of up to $40 million. As part of the agreement, the Apica team based at facilities in Ireland and the United States will transition to Thoratec. Apica has developed a suite

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  • 11:45 PM

    Techne (NASDAQ: TECH) has acquired Novus Biologicals for $60 million in cash. The transaction was financed with cash on hand. Novus Biologicals is a Littleton, Colorado-based supplier of a large portfolio of both outsourced and in-house developed antibodies and other reagents for life science research. Their collection of greater than 250,000 high-quality products delivered through

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  • 11:44 PM

    Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) announced that it has taken two major steps to enable the industry to deliver multi-gigabit wireless with 60 GHz technology for mobile, computing and networking devices. First, Qualcomm has completed its acquisition of Wilocity, a leader in development of 60 GHz wireless chipsets based on the IEEE 802.11ad standard, also known

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