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Fil-Am woman in cryotherapy accident died of suffocation

LAS VEGAS — Weeks after a spa worker was found dead at a Las Vegas cryotherapy center, authorities said Tuesday, Nov. 10 she suffocated in the chamber chilled by liquid nitrogen. Filipina Chelsea Patricia Ake-Salvacion, 24, died accidentally from the … Continue reading

November 13, 2015

US commander says sailing past Chinese isles not a threat

BEIJING  — The US Navy’s challenge last week to China’s sovereignty claims in the South China Sea was not designed as a military threat, the head of US Pacific military forces said Tuesday, Nov. 3 in a mostly upbeat speech … Continue reading

November 03, 2015

Clinton seeks to close book on Benghazi

WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton strove to close the book on the worst episode of her tenure as secretary of state Thursday, battling hours of Republican questions in a hearing that grew contentious but revealed little new about the 2012 … Continue reading

October 23, 2015

Applications for US jobless aid tick up to 287,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but remained at historically low levels that signal a strengthening job market. Weekly applications increased 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 287,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. … Continue reading

October 31, 2014

Judge approves California city’s bankruptcy plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Thursday approved a plan that allows Stockton to leave bankruptcy protection by eliminating more than $2 billion in long-term debt payments without touching the city’s pension obligations. The ruling by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge … Continue reading

October 30, 2014

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