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Three weeks after deadly attacks rocked the country, authorities began an Web campaign to dissuade would-be jihadists from joining terror groups.






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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:08:40 GMT
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No one plans to lose their cellphone, but if it happens and the phone isn't locked, the consequences can be devastating.






Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:23:42 GMT
Man Hacks Into Baby Monitor

A nanny is terrified to learn someone hacked into baby monitor camera and watched her every move. KPRC's Phil Archer reports.






Wed, 28 Jan 2015 03:41:14 GMT
Instagram for a Cause: Movement to Feed Homeless

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