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Malaysia Airlines 370 Searchers Treating Debris as Major Lead

Malaysia Airlines 370 Searchers Treating Debris as Major Lead

YANNICK PITOU/AFP/Getty Images(CANBERRA, Australia) -- Investigators are treating a piece of airplane debris that washed ashore on a small French island near Madagascar as a major lead in the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370, the Australian deputy prime minister said on Thursday.

Warren Truss called finding the flaperon on Reunion Island Wednesday morning the first real evidence that a pi...

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James Holmes 'Never Harmed Anyone' Until Massacre, Mom Says

James Holmes 'Never Harmed Anyone' Until Massacre, Mom Says

Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office(CENTENNIAL, Colo.) -- Arlene Holmes smiled at her son James as she sat down in the witness box Wednesday, stuttering as nerves caused her to misspell her middle name.

But she soon had the courtrooms attention as she made a desperate bid to save his life as he faces the death penalty for the 2012 Aurora, Colorado massacre.

She revealed how three years ago, her lif...

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Malaysia Airlines 370 Searchers Treating Debris as Major Lead

Malaysia Airlines 370 Searchers Treating Debris as Major Lead

YANNICK PITOU/AFP/Getty Images(CANBERRA, Australia) -- Investigators are treating a piece of airplane debris that washed ashore on a small French island near Madagascar as a major lead in the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370, the Australian deputy prime minister said on Thursday.

Warren Truss called finding the flaperon on Reunion Island Wednesday morning the first real evidence that a pi...

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Is Bullying Genetic?

Is Bullying Genetic?

Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Conventional wisdom has it that bullies are made, not born, but that might not be the case.

A new Canadian study finds bullying behavior could also be genetic, linked to a genetic trait that causes some people to seek social status and sexual attraction through aggressive acts, reports The National Post. If true, it would seem to contradict the notion that...

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'Happy Birthday to You' Should Be Copyright Free, Lawyers Say

'Happy Birthday to You' Should Be Copyright Free, Lawyers Say

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Some "newly discovered evidence" may be just the silver bullet that could put the classic song "Happy Birthday to You" in the public domain.

The decades-old song that nearly everyone in America can sing is owned by music company Warner/Chappell, which charges licensing fees to people who use it commercially. One of those customers is filmmaker Jennifer Nelson, who ...

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Bernie Sanders Claims 100,000 Involved in Mega-Grassroots Event

Bernie Sanders Claims 100,000 Involved in Mega-Grassroots Event

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Bernie Sanders held what he said was the largest grassroots campaign event of the 2016 president race so far Wednesday night, broadcasting a video message over his website to tens of thousands of people at gatherings around the country.

Tonight really is an historic night, said Sanders. To the best of our knowledge, there has never been a political onl...

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WADK Local News
  • Providence Sets Ticket Sales Record

    Providence College has generated an all time high in athletic ticket revenue.  The Friars are reporting just under three-million-dollars in ticket sales for the fiscal year that ended June 30t...Read More

  • Westerly Cops Sue Over Union Dues

    Five part time Westerly police officers are suing the town, police chief and the police union.  The four current cops and one former officer say their rights were violated by being forced t...Read More

  • Union Seeking Minimum Wage Hike

    The union representing care givers for the elderly and the disabled want to see those workers making a minimum of 15-dollars an hour.  The union representing around four-thousand health care w...Read More

  • No Parking Garage At PawSox Stadium

    There will be no parking garage in the plans for a minor league baseball stadium in Providence.  Senate President Teresa Pavia-Weed is confirming that the current plans no longer include the g...Read More

  • Air Quality Alert Issued For Today

    Rhode Island health officials are issuing a warning about today's air quality.  The state Department of Environmental Management says air quality is expected to reach unhealthy levels this...Read More

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