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Signs of sea-star recovery in California but not in NW

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 10 min ago
The sea-star population, devastated by a wasting disease, shows signs of resurgence in California but not necessarily in Washington.

Gazans return home as truce holds

BBC World News - 2 hours 10 min ago
Thousands of Palestinians begin to return to their homes as an open-ended ceasefire between Israel and militants in Gaza appears to hold.
Categories: BBC World News

Kevin Spacey to sing in 1-night-only concert in DC

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 11 min ago
He has lied, cheated and killed, but "House of Cards" President Frank Underwood isn't done yet. Next he's going to sing.

Plea to Islamic State for Release of Steven Sotloff

New York Times Headlines - 2 hours 15 min ago
The mother of Steven Sotloff, a freelance journalist being held by ISIS, broke her silence to appeal directly to the group’s leader in a video obtained by The New York Times.

Experts identify 173 MH17 victims

BBC World News - 2 hours 15 min ago
Forensics officers have so far identified 173 victims of flight MH17, shot down over Ukraine, but say the process is getting more difficult.
Categories: BBC World News

2 Chicago men sue taxi company over brief kiss

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 18 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago men are suing a taxi company after they say a driver tried to kick them out of a cab because they shared a short kiss.

Police: 911 botches call about child locked in car

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 24 min ago
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said.

Germany to fight 'benefit tourism'

BBC World News - 2 hours 24 min ago
The German government announced proposals to tackle alleged abuses of the benefits system by migrants from elsewhere in the European Union.
Categories: BBC World News

Bits Blog: After Social Media Uproar, Zara Ditches T-Shirt That Looks Like Nazi Camp Uniform

New York Times Headlines - 2 hours 29 min ago
After an uproar on Twitter, Zara’s parent company said it had stopped selling the shirt, which is called the “Sheriff,” and apologized.






Millions knocked offline in US

BBC World News - 2 hours 29 min ago
A fault on Time Warner Cable's network has left its 11.4 million broadband internet subscribers without a connection.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Afghan election audit suspended

BBC World News - 2 hours 30 min ago
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah withdraws observers from an audit of votes, citing concerns over fraud.
Categories: BBC World News

Nigeria closes schools over Ebola

BBC World News - 2 hours 31 min ago
Nigerian schools are ordered to remain shut, delaying the new academic year until 13 October as part of measures to prevent the spread of Ebola.
Categories: BBC World News

US girl, nine, kills gun instructor

BBC World News - 2 hours 32 min ago
A nine-year-old girl kills her shooting instructor by accident while being shown how to use an Uzi submachine gun at a firing range in Arizona.
Categories: BBC World News

Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in U.S.

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 38 min ago

This image provided by the Curtis family shows Peter Theo Curtis in Newark, N.J. on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Curtis, a freelance reporter who wrote under the byline Theo Padno and who had been held hostage for about two years in Syria, returned to the U.S. on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Curtis Family)American journalist Peter Theo Curtis has returned home to the United States, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group.


Sheriff's office: Military jet crashes in western Virginia; State Police en route to scene

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 39 min ago
DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Sheriff's office: Military jet crashes in western Virginia; State Police en route to scene.

Fact sheet: Hyundai Santa Fe

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 40 min ago
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Hyundai's top SUV making sales gains

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 40 min ago
The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe mid-size sport utility vehicle stands out from the crowd for its attractive styling, comfortable ride, value pricing, surprising standard features and warranty.

American released by Syrian militants excited to be free, mother says

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 42 min ago

Peter Theo Curtis, who was released on Sunday from years in captivity of insurgents in Syria, talks to reporters near mother's home in CambridgeAn American writer released this week from two years in the captivity of insurgents in Syria is doing well and is excited to be free, his mother said on Tuesday. Peter Theo Curtis, 45, went missing in 2012 and was held by Nusra Front, al Qaeda's official wing in Syria, whose rivals, the militant group Islamic State, last week killed journalist James Foley. "He was so excited," his mother, Nancy Curtis, told ABC News in an interview taped on Monday. Last week, Islamic State released a video showing his beheading and threatening to kill another American journalist being held hostage, Steven Sotloff.


Alarm as Nicaragua starts canal route survey

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 47 min ago

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo, Rodolfo Molina, an 81-year-old retired mechanic, dries rice for storage outside his home where he has lived for 40 years in Rivas, Nicaragua. Rivas is the town where the first phase of an Inter-Oceanic canal is planned to be built in 2014. Teams from the China-based HKND Group have been interviewing property owners in Rivas, alarming homeowners who fear they'll lose their homes. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Teams of assessors accompanied by soldiers and police have begun surveying properties along the route of Nicaragua's planned interoceanic canal, taking quick steps toward the start of a vast project the country has dreamed of for more than a century.


APNewsBreak: Jindal sues feds over Common Core

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 47 min ago

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana addresses activists from America's political right at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.