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Markets Right Now: Stocks end solidly higher on Wall Street

Yahoo! National News - 34 min 56 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty

Yahoo! National News - 36 min 46 sec ago

FILE - This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof. The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, file)COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The husband of a woman gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston with eight other people said Wednesday he won't be at peace until the man charged in the slayings is put to death.


States Sue Administration Over Transgender Bathroom Policy

New York Times Headlines - 37 min 58 sec ago
Officials in 11 states, led by Texas, accused the federal government of trying to make schools and offices “laboratories for a massive social experiment.”

U.S. opposes $50 million bail for Turkish-Iranian gold trader

Yahoo! National News - 38 min 42 sec ago
U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday opposed a Turkish-Iranian gold trader's request to be released on bail while he awaits trial for conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran, saying his vast wealth makes him a flight risk. Reza Zarrab has been in U.S. custody since his arrest in Miami in March on charges that he conspired to conduct hundreds of millions of dollars in financial transactions to help the Iranian government or other entities evade U.S. sanctions.

Ex-husband charged with murder of missing Florida woman

NBA - 39 min 30 sec ago

HOBE SOUND, Fla. (AP) — The ex-husband of a missing Florida woman has been arrested on second-degree murder and child neglect charges. During a news conference Wednesday morning, Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said 30-year-old Steven Williams confessed to killing Tricia Todd in April. The Air Force airman was arrested Tuesday in North Carolina. She […]
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Ex-husband charged with murder of missing Florida woman

Seattle Seahawks - 39 min 30 sec ago

HOBE SOUND, Fla. (AP) — The ex-husband of a missing Florida woman has been arrested on second-degree murder and child neglect charges. During a news conference Wednesday morning, Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said 30-year-old Steven Williams confessed to killing Tricia Todd in April. The Air Force airman was arrested Tuesday in North Carolina. She […]
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Ex-husband charged with murder of missing Florida woman

Seattle Times Headlines - 39 min 30 sec ago

HOBE SOUND, Fla. (AP) — The ex-husband of a missing Florida woman has been arrested on second-degree murder and child neglect charges. During a news conference Wednesday morning, Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said 30-year-old Steven Williams confessed to killing Tricia Todd in April. The Air Force airman was arrested Tuesday in North Carolina. She […]

Ex-husband charged with murder of missing Florida woman

Yahoo! National News - 41 min 3 sec ago
HOBE SOUND, Fla. (AP) — The ex-husband of a missing Florida woman has been arrested on second-degree murder and child neglect charges.

11 states sue over Obama's school transgender directive

Yahoo! National News - 43 min 26 sec ago

Chad Griffin, left, president of the Human Rights Campaign, and Mara Keisling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality talk to the media outside the Meeting Chamber during a break at the Charlotte City Council meeting on Monday, May 23, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. The City Council decided to take the discussion of the repeal of the city's anti-discrimination ordinance off the agenda for the meeting. (David T. Foster III/The Charlotte Observer via AP) MANDATORY CREDITAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.


Hamas planning to execute 13 convicted murderers

NBA - 44 min 24 sec ago

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s Islamic militant Hamas rulers said Wednesday they intend to execute residents convicted of murder even without the needed approval of the Palestinian president. Hamas lawmakers “endorsed” 13 death sentences after mounting pressure from victims’ families. West Bank-based President Mahmoud Abbas has refused to approve the Hamas verdicts and […]
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Hamas planning to execute 13 convicted murderers

Seattle Seahawks - 44 min 24 sec ago

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s Islamic militant Hamas rulers said Wednesday they intend to execute residents convicted of murder even without the needed approval of the Palestinian president. Hamas lawmakers “endorsed” 13 death sentences after mounting pressure from victims’ families. West Bank-based President Mahmoud Abbas has refused to approve the Hamas verdicts and […]
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Hamas planning to execute 13 convicted murderers

Seattle Times Headlines - 44 min 24 sec ago

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s Islamic militant Hamas rulers said Wednesday they intend to execute residents convicted of murder even without the needed approval of the Palestinian president. Hamas lawmakers “endorsed” 13 death sentences after mounting pressure from victims’ families. West Bank-based President Mahmoud Abbas has refused to approve the Hamas verdicts and […]

The Latest: Authorities ID suspect in Arizona highway attack

Yahoo! National News - 44 min 32 sec ago
FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a series of shootings on an Arizona highway (all times local):

The Latest: Tiny Texas school district joins in lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - 44 min 45 sec ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on 11 states suing the Obama administrative over a federal directive about transgender students in public schools (all times local):

Large power outage disrupts Seattle's downtown core

Yahoo! National News - 48 min 3 sec ago
SEATTLE (AP) — A noon-time power outage in Seattle's downtown core turned intersections into parking lots, left people stranded in elevators and disrupted the transit system through the city

Jon Stewart adopts paint-covered horse; ex-owner backs care

NBA - 50 min 2 sec ago

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — The former owner of a horse adopted by Jon Stewart and his wife says the animal was not shot with paintballs but was instead used as a canvas at children’s finger-painting parties. Doreen Weston says the white mare known as Lily was never injured by a paintball gun as had […]
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Jon Stewart adopts paint-covered horse; ex-owner backs care

Seattle Seahawks - 50 min 2 sec ago

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — The former owner of a horse adopted by Jon Stewart and his wife says the animal was not shot with paintballs but was instead used as a canvas at children’s finger-painting parties. Doreen Weston says the white mare known as Lily was never injured by a paintball gun as had […]
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Jon Stewart adopts paint-covered horse; ex-owner backs care

Seattle Times Headlines - 50 min 2 sec ago

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — The former owner of a horse adopted by Jon Stewart and his wife says the animal was not shot with paintballs but was instead used as a canvas at children’s finger-painting parties. Doreen Weston says the white mare known as Lily was never injured by a paintball gun as had […]

Jon Stewart adopts paint-covered horse; ex-owner backs care

Yahoo! National News - 50 min 29 sec ago
KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — The former owner of a horse adopted by Jon Stewart and his wife says the animal was not shot with paintballs but was instead used as a canvas at children's finger-painting parties.

Teen sues in locker room rape, alleges lengthy racist abuse

Yahoo! National News - 51 min 41 sec ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A black teenager who prosecutors say was sexually assaulted by three white football players in the locker room of a Idaho high school has sued the school district, alleging the rape was the culmination of months of racist taunts and physical abuse.