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Police Swoop on 80 Airports in Global Ticket Fraud Crackdown

Police Swoop on 80 Airports in Global Ticket Fraud Crackdown

AFP (Nov. 28, 2014) Police have arrested 118 people in an unprecedented globally-coordinated swoop on plane ticket credit card fraud, a billion-dollar organised crime industry, officials said Friday. Duration: 01:03 Video provided by AFP
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No Cellphone or Wi-Fi: Enter the Appalachian's Quietest Hamlet

No Cellphone or Wi-Fi: Enter the Appalachian's Quietest Hamlet

AFP (Nov. 13, 2014) If you were to stop for gas in Green Bank, Virginia, forget about phoning home. Inhabited by around 150 silence-seekers, this remote town sits inside the mountainous US National Radio Quiet Zone, where electronic waves are banned. Duration: 02:47 Video provided by AFP
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Health Officials Urge Congress for Ebola Help

Health Officials Urge Congress for Ebola Help

AP (Nov. 12, 2014) U.S. health officials say they've trained 250,000 American health workers on how to safely handle any Ebola patients who arrive in this country. Lawmakers are considering a request for $6.2 billion in emergency aid to fight the disease. (Nov. 12) Video provided by AP
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Laundry Detergent Pods Harmful To Kids, Poison Control Warns

Laundry Detergent Pods Harmful To Kids, Poison Control Warns

Newsy (Nov. 10, 2014) The AAPCC says nearly 9,000 cases were reported to poison control centers this year and the pods can cause serious health issues. Video provided by Newsy
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