Target May Have Breached 40M Credit Card Accounts

Posted by Jeremy Scott on December 19, 2013
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By the Associated Press

NEW YORK — Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may be affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear.

The chain said customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 may have had …

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Gunman Shoots Four Then Kills Himself at Reno Hospital

Posted by Jeremy Scott on December 17, 2013
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By the Associated Press

RENO, Nev. — A lone gunman shot and injured four people before killing himself at a sprawling medical campus in Reno.

Reno police said the man entered the Center for Advanced Medicine at Renown Regional Medical Center at about 2:45 p.m. with at least one gun and began shooting.

The shooter turned the gun on himself before 3 p.m., …

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Six Americans Killed in Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

Posted by Jeremy Scott on December 17, 2013
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By the Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Six U.S. service members were killed Tuesday when a helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, U.S. and NATO officials said.

One person on board the Black Hawk UH-60 was injured and survived, two U.S. defense officials said on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the record. The aircraft was an Army helicopter …

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Amanda Knox Sends Email To Italian Judge

Posted by Pat Boyle on December 17, 2013
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By the Associated Press

FLORENCE, Italy — Amanda Knox declared her innocence in her roommate’s 2007 murder in a highly unusual email Tuesday to the Italian court hearing the case against her. The former U.S. exchange student also said she was staying away from the trial out of fear of being wrongly convicted.

“I didn’t kill. I didn’t rape. I didn’t rob. I didn’t plot. …

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Busiest Day Of The Year At The Post Office

Posted by Pat Boyle on December 16, 2013
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PORTLAND — No doubt, you’ll find long lines at the post office today.  That’s the case at the main post office downtown on Northwest Hoyt.  It’s the busiest day of the year for them with only a few days left to send cards and packages through the mail to arrive in time for Christmas.

People we talked with say they don’t …

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