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Virginia cops search for escaped prisoner

Police in Falls Church, Virginia. have locked down a hospital and closed area roads while they search for a prisoner armed with a gun and wearing a hospital gown who escaped custody.

The prisoner, identified as Wossen Assaye, escaped from the custody of a private security guard. Fairfax County police ...

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This man bet $100K that there's a startup bubble

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Would pilotless planes make sense?

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Microsoft tells its contractors: Give workers paid time off

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The great tech debate: Are we in a bubble or not?

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Astronaut lifts off on history-making mission

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has left Earth for what could be a very long time -- and to make U.S. spaceflight history.

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7 big changes coming to Facebook

Get ready for more big changes to Facebook.

The social media company announced several new products and features that will launch on its platform soon -- all are designed to make it easier for you to communicate with people and businesses.

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