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Buses Picking Up Drivers Stranded On Snowy Southern Roads

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Authorities are sending out buses to pick up stranded drivers on Alabama's snowy roads this morning. Buses in the Birmingham area are making a number of runs. The situation's even worse in and around Atlanta where dozens of kids were still stuck on buses early this morning. They'd gotten on the buses early…

Prince Drops $22-Million Lawsuit Against Bootleggers

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Prince has dropped his recently-filed lawsuit against a group of fans that posted footage from his concerts on Facebook. TMZ says the star is now asking a California judge to dismiss the lawsuit, in which he was trying to sue 22 different bloggers for one-million dollars each. He had accused them of "massive…

Obama Threatens To Bypass Congress

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama threatens to bypass lawmakers with executive actions if Congress doesn't work together and get things done. Delivering the State of the Union address, Obama noted that Americans have had enough of partisan gridlock. He said he remains anxious to work with Congress but vowed, quote, "America does not stand still…

U.S. Supreme Court Grants Stay Of Execution For Missouri Inmate

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Undated) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is granting a stay of execution for a Missouri man who was just hours away from death. Herbert Smulls was sentenced to death for murdering a St. Louis County jeweler in 1991, and was set to die at 12:01 this morning, local time. Smulls' lawyers raised objections over the…

Over 15 Million Cards Replaced From Target Breach

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The credit and debit card security breach last year at Target has resulted in banks replacing 15.3 million cards so far. That number comes from the Consumer Bankers Association, which noted on Tuesday that it has cost banks over 153-million to make those replacements. The group wants Target to pay some of…