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LA mayor plans 7,000 police body cameras in 2015

LA mayor plans 7,000 police body cameras in 2015

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a plan yesterday (Dec 16) to equip 7,000 Los Angeles police officers with on-body cameras by next summer, making LA’s police...

Avian flu confirmed in wild birds in Washington

Avian flu confirmed in wild birds in Washington

SEATTLE — Agriculture officials said yesterday (Dec 16) they’ve found avian influenza in wild birds in Washington state but there’s no immediate public health concern.

Congress sends Obama S$1.45 trillion spending bill

Congress sends Obama S$1.45 trillion spending bill

WASHINGTON — Congress cleared a US$1.1 trillion (S$1.45 trillion) spending bill for President Barack Obama's signature late Saturday night (this morning, Dec 14, Singapore time)...

US egg market disrupted as cages made roomier

US egg market disrupted as cages made roomier

CHICAGO — Eggs are about to get more expensive, as California moves to make sure hen houses are roomy enough to allow the birds to lay down, stand up, extend their wings and...

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