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Moroccan man arrested in Connecticut after school bomb plot: officials

(Reuters) - A Moroccan man who entered the United States as an exchange student six years ago is facing criminal charges after planning to use a remote-controlled plane to bomb a U.S. university and a federal building in Connecticut, officials said on Tuesday. The resident of Bridgeport, Connecticut, 26-year-old El Mehdi Semlali Fathi, was arrested on Monday after telling a friend that he was studying how to carry out the bomb attack with a toy... Read more...

Most cigarettes sold in New York were smuggled out of state

Most cigarettes sold in New York were smuggled out of stateA new study claims that higher cigarette taxes have led to a surge in black market sales of tobacco in New York and other states.

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Content Fatigue: What you must do to stay in front of your customer in a cluttered market

If you're feeling overwhelmed by the amount of data that's already online via blogs and social media, consider this: by 2020 that information will increase by 600%. Overwhelming, no? I was just at Social Media Marketing World in San Diego and a lot of talk was around the noise, as well as a term you'll be hearing a lot in the future: Content Shock. What's Content Shock specifically? Well, it's too much of just about everything. Out of Content... Read more...

Obama tweets his congratulations to underdog Dayton basketball team

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-3rd Round-Syracuse vs DaytonDayton, a No. 11 seed in the South region, defeated No. 3 seed Syracuse 55-53. Dayton won a surprise victory over No. 6 seed Ohio State in the first round. "Devin Oliver, I may need to take you up on that pick-up game one of these days," the president said in a Twitter post signed "bo," which means he wrote it himself.

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US stocks rise for the first time in four days

US stocks rise for the first time in four daysNEW YORK (AP) — Maybe the sell-off was a little overdone.

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In South Korea, draft dodgers go to prison, many for shared beliefs

In South Korea, draft dodgers go to prison, many for shared beliefsKim Ji-gwan has a succinct explanation for why he, his father, and two brothers all chose to go to jail rather than be drafted into the South Korean armed forces. In the past, the US and many other countries accepted religious beliefs as grounds for opting out of military service. The UN Human Rights Council reports that 669 of 723 conscientious objectors in jail worldwide as of last November are Korean. And almost all of these prisoners are

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