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  • About 100 protesters gathered Saturday, January 2, 2016 in Burns, Oregon, for a rally in support of a local father and son facing prison time for arson.
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    Oregon ranchers reject Cliven Bundy family occupation

    BURNS, Ore. (CBS/AP) – A group of angry anti-government protesters have occupied a building at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon in what they say is an act of solidarity for a pair of ranchers facing jail time for burning government land. However, the Hammond family, the Oregon ranchers at the center of the dispute, say they don’t want them there, reports CBS affiliate KOIN in Portland, Ore. Ammon Bundy – the son of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who was […]

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    Greyhound bus crash leaves one dead and multiple people injured near Dallas

    ARLINGTON, Tex (CBS) – One person has been killed and at least 20 hurt after a Greyhound bus crash early Sunday on I-30. The accident was reported around 5:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-30 near Center Street not far from AT&T Stadium. Emergency officials reported more than 20 people hurt.  While most of the injuries were minor, at least one person was taken to the hospital via air ambulance, officials said. MedStar, the Fort Worth-based medical emergency service, […]

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    CBS This Morning anchor Charlie Rose reads ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

    CBS This Morning Anchor Charlie Rose reads ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, and it’s absolutely charming. He adds such a nice touch to the popular Christmas tale. According to legend, Clement Clark Moore composed the poem on a snowy winter day during a shopping trip on a sleigh. The poem was first published anonymously in the Troy, New York Sentinel on December 23, 1823, and wasn’t attributed to Moore until 1837. Four hand-written copies of the poem are known to exist. […]

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    Director, Composer of ‘The Force Awakens’ featured on 60 Minutes, share opening music for the film

    HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Six weeks before the movie’s premiere, a crew from CBS’s 60 Minutes dropped by a scoring session for “The Force Awakens.” Composer John Williams, who won an Academy Award for the first Star Wars film, was back – along with the iconic refrain he wrote 38 years ago. Behind Williams, the movie’s Director J.J. Abrams.  “This is like momentous, you know, John Williams conducting his Star Wars music. I mean, as a fan, I can’t even believe I […]

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    Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies fire 33 rounds at gunman

      (CNN) — Los Angeles County officials are investigating the shooting of a man killed by deputies who fired 33 rounds. Footage released by the Sheriff’s Department showed Nicholas Robertson, 28, walking down a road in Lynwood on Saturday morning carrying a gun in his left hand. Witnesses reported seeing Robertson behaving erratically and shouting expletives, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Capt. Steve Katz said. Katz said at one point, Robertson walked into a pizza store carrying the gun and left. […]

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    Ole Miss football standout Robert Nkemdiche falls from fourth-floor window

    ATLANTA (CBS)  — Mississippi defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche fell from a fourth-floor window at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Buckhead, Georgia, late Saturday night, CBS affiliate WGCL reports. WGCL reports that the Mississippi defensive tackle fell from a fourth-floor window at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Department spokeswoman Kim Jones says it appears that 21-year-old Nkemdiche broke a hotel room window, walked about 15 feet, climbed over a wall and fell roughly 15 feet late Saturday night. Jones says Nkemdiche was […]

  • An explosion rocked the diplomatic district of Kabul, Afghanistan

    At least six people were killed in Kabul during a terrorist attack

    KABUL, Afghanistan (CBS) – The diplomatic district of Kabul was rocked by an explosion and gunfire Friday, December 11th. At least six people were killed in the attack, stated Afghan officials on Saturday morning. Four Afghan police officers and two others, including a foreigner were killed in the attack, which took place near the Spanish embassy said a spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry. Seven civilians and two police officers were wounded, while twelve foreign citizens were rescued by Afghan […]

  • Saudi citizens vote in landmark election

    Saudi Arabian women vote for the first time

    SAUDI ARABIA (CBS) – Saudi citizens are headed to polling station across the kingdom and for the first time women are invited to vote as well as run in the landmark election. More than 130,000 women have registered to vote compared to 1.35 million men. The election, which does not have quotas for females, is widely seen as a small but significant opening for women to play a more equal role in Saudi society. Municipal councils are the only government […]

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    Former Taliban prisoner Bowe Bergdahl speaks out for first time

    Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl spent five years as a Taliban prisoner after leaving his military outpost in Afghanistan. For the first time, we’re hearing Bergdahl’s explanation. Bergdhal said he realized he had made a mistake abandoning his military outpost in 2009 just 20 minutes after leaving, “Suddenly, it really starts to sink in that I really did something bad. Or, not bad, but I really did something serious.” On Thursday, we heard from Bergdahl for the first time in a taped […]

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    Hidden iPhone feature tracks your every move

    (CBS News) – What if someone had a list of everywhere you go, along with the exact time you arrive and leave there each day? It turns out that information can be gathered from your iPhone. A little-known feature on Apple’s smartphones tracks and records users’ whereabouts. Your phone even automatically labels your assumed home and work addresses based on the amount of time you spend in each location. Apple says that the data is stored only on your device […]

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    Obama addresses terrorism, ISIS from Oval Office

    (CBS News) – President Obama pledged Thursday that the U.S. will defeat the threat posed by terrorism and called on Congress to take several steps to protect the homeland. “The threat from terrorism is real, but we will overcome it,” Mr. Obama said. “We will destroy ISIL and any other organization that tries to harm us,” he said, using an alternate acronym for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The president addressed the nation four days after a shooting in San […]

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    Classic toys get a high-tech makeover

    (CBS News) – Baby Boomers and Gen X may have fond memories of playing with Barbie or Legos as a kid — but today’s generation of digital natives may be craving more technology with their toys. So some classic toys for kids are getting a high-tech makeover. CNET‘s Lexy Savvides checked out some of the options to help guide your holiday gift shopping: MATTEL VIEW-MASTER –No longer just a slide-show viewer, the View-Master has been remade as an virtual reality […]

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