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Autopsy Set For Oscar Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman

Posted On February 03, 2014

(New York, NY) -- An autopsy is set for today for Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. The acclaimed actor died in his Manhattan apartment Sunday. Police say there was a needle in his arm when friends found his body. Hoffman's friends had gone to his home when he didn't show up to get his…

Sports Books Profit From Seattle Blowout

Posted On February 03, 2014

(Las Vegas, NV) -- Las Vegas sports books are expected to profit from the Super Bowl blow-out by the Seattle Seahawks. Most casinos had the Denver Broncos as two-and-a-half point favorites, and some oddsmakers are predicting this year's big game will surpass last year's record handle of nearly 99-million dollars at Nevada sports books. William…

U.S. Abortion Rate Lowest In 30 Years

Posted On February 03, 2014

(Undated) -- The rate of abortions in the U.S. is lower than it's been in three decades. There's a new study out that finds one-point-one million abortions were performed in 2001, the most recent year for statistics. That's a rate of fewer than 17 per thousand women of childbearing age. It's lower than the rate…

Four Dead After Small Plane Crash Near Nashville

Posted On February 03, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- At least four people, including the pilot, are dead after a small plane crashed near Nashville. Witnesses say the pilot saved many lives by avoiding a nearby YMCA building. An FAA spokesperson says the plane went down shortly before 5 p.m. Eastern in Bellevue. The plane was a Gulfstream 690C and was…

Investors Hoping For A Better February

Posted On February 03, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Stocks move into February trading after one of the worst months in more than a year. January was tough for Wall Street and a Friday sell-off ended the month with all three major indexes in negative territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped nearly five-a-half-percent and the S&P 500 lost more…