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  • Today in the news: iPhone 5 hits 5 million in sales

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    Apple reported that it sold more than 5 million iPhone 5s in the first three days of the smartphone’s release. The company is struggling to keep up with demand, and much of the initial supply of the iPhone 5 is gone. In related news, an Apple factory at Foxconn Technology in China was closed Monday because of riots at the plant.
    Quote of note
    "I visited the keepers last night and early this morning. They have reported to me the Mei is slowly returning to her routine, she has taken water, she has began eating both bamboo and biscuits and was offered fruit. I'm cautiously optimistic, based upon what the keepers and curators have told me, that she will slowly return to normal." - National Zoo director Dennis Kelly, talking about mother panda Mei struggling to overcome the death of her cub, who was born last week.
    Hot video: Truck driver flies out of windshield, on tape
    The driver of a truck flew out of the front windshield and landed on his feet after a head-on collision with another truck. 
    GateHouse News Service