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Halong drenches Guam: Storm brings flooding, widespread outages - Guampdn
Strong winds uprooted trees while heavy rain flooded roads and parking lots as Tropical Storm Halong traveled just north of Guam yesterday. The National Weather Service reported the storm's maximum sustained winds to be at 65 mph as it moved past the ...
Prison adds new guards, psychiatric technician - Guampdn
One inmate or detainee at the Department of Corrections attempted to commit suicide during the past couple of weeks, according to the department's director, who said the facility has made progress in hiring psychiatric staff. Twenty-five new corrections ...
Consumer Reports yanks Nissan Leaf nod after IIHS tests - Guampdn
Small cars had a tough time in passing crash tests, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports. It crash-tested 12 mostly small cars and the results weren't pretty. Four cars were rated poor overall, two were marginal and five passed in the small ...
The Cardinals acquire Justin Masterson from the Indians - Guampdn
ST. LOUIS -- While still trying to swing a trade for ace pitcher at Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline, the St. Louis Cardinals hedge their bet by acquiring Justin Masterson of the Cleveland Indians. The Indians received outfield prospect James Ramsey.
Princess taps top chocolatier to reinvent desserts - Guampdn
NEW YORK -- Chocolate lovers, your ship has come in. Literally. Princess Cruises on Tuesday announced a deal with top chocolatier Norman Love to create more than a dozen new gourmet chocolate desserts for its ships as well as a wide range of other ...
Indie films salvage a slumping summer box office - Guampdn
Hollywood is finding it difficult to lure teens to theaters this year, but adults are doing their part. As the youth-oriented summer box office falters - its $3 billion in ticket sales is down nearly 20% from last year, according to Box Office Mojo ...
Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout - Guampdn
WASHINGTON (AP) - A nonpartisan congressional investigation has concluded that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the crippling computer woes that paralyzed the rollout of President Obama's health care program last year ...
Drew Barrymore's half sister found dead - Guampdn
Drew Barrymore's half sister, Jessica Barrymore, was found dead in a car near San Diego, local media are reporting today. Drew, 39, confirmed the news in a statement to People. "Although I only met her briefly, I wish her and her loved ones as much peace ...
Fitness test doesn't discriminate vs. women, Pa. state police say - Guampdn
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) - The head of the Pennsylvania State Police says he hopes the U.S. Justice Department will withdraw a lawsuit that claims the agency's physical fitness standards for recruits discriminates against women. Commissioner Frank Noonan spoke ...
New lawsuit alleges more GM switch deaths - Guampdn
DETROIT (AP) - A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who he says were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan in ...