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Boy faces juvenile charges in school shooting

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Investigators have turned up evidence that the 12-year-old boy who opened fire on a crowd of students in a New Mexico middle school gym had planned the attack and warned some classmates to stay away moments before the gunfire rang out. read more... Read More »

Online Christmas sales jump by a third in Europe: payment firm

Online Christmas sales in Europe rose steeply from the year before, with even sharper increases for purchases via tablets and smartphones, according to online payment service provider Ogone. You can easily compare the offering of different websites rather than going to stores, ” Ogone managing director Jurgen Verstraete told Reuters in an interview. Ogone provides online payment services to 50,000 ... Read More »

California woman faces trial for wearing Google Glass while driving

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – A woman ticketed for driving while wearing Google Glass, a tiny computer mounted on an eyeglass frame, is scheduled to appear in a Southern California traffic court on Thursday, in a case that raises new questions about distracted driving. Technology entrepreneur Cecilia Abadie, one of thousands of people testing the device for Google ... Read More »

Heroin and pill abuse stir a battle cry in Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Behind the facade of pristine ski slopes, craft beer, quaint village greens and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, Vermont is grappling with painkiller and heroin abuse, a challenge leaders say is fueling crime and wrecking lives and families disproportionately in this tiny state. read more... Read More »

Google to appeal French fine over data privacy

PARIS (Reuters) – Google will appeal against a 150, 000 euro ($205, 300) fine issued by France's data-protection watchdog over how user information is tracked and stored, the U.S. search engine said on Wednesday. The privacy watchdog, known as CNIL, had objected to Google's method of combining data collected on individual users across services such as YouTube, Gmail and social ... Read More »

‘Chhota Bheem’ joins road safety campaign

Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) The makers of TV show “Chhota Bheem” have collaborated with automobile brand Honda to encourage safety on roads. The campaign is titled “Honda Safe Riding with Chhota Bheem” and it will hold events in 11 cities across India like Delhi, Jaipur, Indore, Lucknow and Chennai, where “Chhota Bheem” will engage and interact with children and people ... Read More »