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  • FBI believes Foley video is authentic: GlobalPost

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI believes the Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley is authentic, GlobalPost reported on Wednesday. "The FBI on Wednesday morning told the Foley family they believe the video...
  • Joanie Spina dies at 61; transformed magicians' acts

    Joanie Spina dies at 61; transformed magicians' acts
    It was a sort of Pygmalion tale, told before an audience that was particularly skeptical of miraculous transformations. But the narrator was Joanie Spina, a renowned consultant to illusionists seeking to sharpen their acts. And the subject at the 2013...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 08/20/14 for 08/20/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Misha Collins was born in Boston, Mass., on this date in 1974. This birthday guy, born Dmitri Tippens Krushnic, has played the role of Castiel on "Supernatural" since 2008. He's also appeared on episodes of "Ringer," "Nip/Tuck" and...
  • Kate Brannelly, director of business development, Raths, Raths & Johnson Inc.

     Kate Brannelly, director of business development, Raths, Raths & Johnson Inc.
    Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc., a consulting, architecture and forensics firm headquartered in Willowbrook, has hired Kate Brannelly as the director of business development. Brannelly is responsible for the development and implementation of the firm-wide...
  • Golf glance

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Golf glance COMING UP PGA TOUR: Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., Friday through Monday (Labor Day) TV: Friday, 2:30-6:30 p.m. EDT, and Saturday, 3-6 p.m., on the Golf...
  • A growing divide over official-English laws

    WASHINGTON A growing language divide has opened up across the country, as a sharp increase in the number of Americans who speak English as a second language or don't speak it at all is driving cities and states to respond, often in radically different...
  • Liberan en Siria a estadounidense secuestrado desde 2012

    DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Un grupo combatiente de Siria relacionado con Al Qaeda liberó el domingo a un escritor y periodista estadounidense desaparecido desde 2012 en ese país, gracias a lo que funcionarios dijeron fueron los esfuerzos de mediación de...
  • Withdrawal symptoms vary among anti-anxiety drugs

    Q: I've heard that Xanax can produce more severe withdrawal symptoms than the other benzodiazepine drugs. Is this true? A: Xanax (the generic name is alprazolam) is one of the commonly prescribed anti-anxiety medicines in the class called...
  • Intriga navideña: Heat vs. Cavaliers de LeBron el 25 de diciembre/Calendario/Nónima de Miami

    Intriga navideña: Heat vs. Cavaliers de LeBron el 25 de diciembre/Calendario/Nónima de Miami
    MIAMI — Santa Claus traerá un regalo muy especial para los seguidores del Heat de Miami el próximo 25 de diciembre. Como parte de la jornada navideña de la temporada 2014-15 de la NBA, el Heat recibirá ese día mágico a LeBron James y sus...
  • Mohegan Sun v. Wynn: Boston Area Casino Could Be Decided By Sept. 12

    Gambling regulators in Massachusetts are hoping to choose a winning casino proposal for Greater Boston and award a license by Sept. 12. The two competing entries are Mohegan Sun Massachusetts' $1.3 billion plan for a resort casino at Suffolk Downs in...
  • Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smoking

    Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smoking
    A free supply of nicotine replacement medication and a handful of automated phone calls made smokers who wanted to quit much more likely to succeed, according to results of a clinical trial published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assn....