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YouNews Comet Lovejoy in wide field view Comet Lovejoy in wide field view
This is a follow-up and gives interested viewers an idea where to spot the comet. From this point, it will climb to be nearly overhead by the end of January 2015. Binoculars are helpful.

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Entertainment District attorney declines to file charges against Diddy District attorney declines to file charges against Diddy
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office declined Thursday to file felony charges against Sean "Diddy" Combs for a confrontation last month at the University of California, Los Angeles, where his son plays football.

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Local Fourth of July fireworks safety tips (Video)
With fireworks, camping and cookouts mixed in with the coming temperatures you just told us about Keith, it's important we all remember to be safe during this Independence Day weekend.

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National & World Six pounds of meth mailed to Hawaii in toaster oven
Federal agents last month intercepted a package mailed to Hawaii from Southern California containing a toaster oven. Hidden inside the four-slice toaster, there appeared to be 6 pounds of crystal meth.
National & World Malaysia wants a tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash
Malaysia told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that it plans to submit a resolution soon that would establish an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year.

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Home Summer camp for adults! Summer camp for adults! (Video)
Think summer camp is just for kids? Think again! Adults are reliving their nostalgic summer camp days, and some are getting to experience it for the first time. CNN's Rachel Crane reports.
Home Rare 100-carat diamond up for auction Rare 100-carat diamond up for auction (Video)
Sotheby's is preparing to auction a rare 100-carat emerald-cut diamond. The auction house says the diamond is expected to fetch as much as $25 million.

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YouNews Comet Lovejoy from Potlatch Jan 13, 15 Comet Lovejoy from Potlatch Jan 13, 15
Barely visible from dark locations, much easier to see with even inexpensive compact binoculars. Do a web search for "Comet Lovejoy" to find maps or apps to help locate it. (spaceweather.

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YouNews Garys big fish Garys big fish
Caught thid samon on the sacramento river October 21, 2013. she wayed 15 lbs and full of roe. Good fighter.

Health

Health Doctors propose tool to help gauge the value of cancer drugs Doctors propose tool to help gauge the value of cancer drugs
The pushback against soaring cancer drug prices is gaining steam. A leading doctors group on Monday proposed a formula to help patients decide if a medicine is worth it — what it will cost them and how much good it is likely to do.

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Technology

Technology Google's new app blunders by calling black people 'gorillas'
Google's new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by identifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent machines still have lot to learn about human sensitivity.
Technology Audio overkill? Some question benefits of 'high-res' music
Some recording-technology experts say this super high-res format — known by its 192 kHz, 24-bit technical specs — is pricy digital overkill, an oversized "bit bucket" that contains sounds only dogs or dolphins can truly enjoy.
Technology Need to hit friends up for cash? There's an app for that
Person-to-person mobile payment services like PayPal-owned Venmo are catching on as a way to bypass searching for an ATM or splitting a bill on multiple cards when the dinner check comes. And they're particularly popular among millennials.

Health

Health FDA weighs target population for Amgen cholesterol drug
Federal health regulators said Monday a highly-anticipated, experimental drug from Amgen significantly lowers bad cholesterol. But officials have questions about who should take the drug and whether to approve it based on currently available data.
Health Female sex pill makes comeback with positive panel vote (Video)
Women suffering from low libido got some hope this week when a panel of health experts said the government should approve an experimental pill intended to boost sexual desire. It is the first time a government panel has endorsed such a drug. The move surprised many experts, because the Food and Drug Administration has twice rejected the drug due to lackluster effectiveness and worrisome side effects.
Health FDA panel backs female libido pill, under safety conditions
The drug industry's decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government experts recommended approval for a pill to boost sexual desire in women.

Business

Business U.S. unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages are flat
U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people stopped looking for work, and paychecks failed to budge.
Business Whole Foods apologizes for pricing problems
Whole Foods Market is apologizing to its shoppers for incorrect pricing, a week after a New York investigation found that the natural food grocer routinely overcharged for prepackaged fruits, vegetables and deli meats.
Business U.S. factory orders fell 1 percent in May
Orders to U.S. factories fell in May by the largest amount in three months, while a key category that signals business investment plans dropped for a second month.

Consumer

Consumer Free samples not necessarily free (Video)
A local woman says all she wanted was a free sample of face cream. But the free sample morphed into unwanted products and more than $400 on her credit card.
Consumer What's with the 'documentation' fee?
Buy a car and there's a good chance you'll get hit with what's called a "documentation fee.” This is an extra charge, often hundreds of dollars, that supposedly covers the dealership's cost to handle the paperwork for that purchase.
Consumer Seniors lose billions each year to financial fraud
We don't hear all that much about it, but financial elder abuse is a serious and growing crime in this country. It's estimated that seniors lose more than $3 billion each year to financial exploitation.