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AP exam grants: how much each state is receiving

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:56
A look at how much each state received in Education Department grants to reduce the cost of advanced placement exams for low-income students. The grant covers advanced placement exams administered by the College Board, the International Baccalaureate Organization and Cambridge International Examinations:

Police cite threats, won't name cop who shot teen

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:54
The police chief in a St. Louis suburb where a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager said he's holding off on publicly identifying the officer because of death threats.

Rainier View home riddled with bullets during party

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:48
A home in Seattle's Rainier View neighborhood was riddled with bullets Monday morning after three men opened fire, according to Seattle police.

Details emerge of Robin Williams suicide

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:48
Authorities on Tuesday detailed how Robin Williams' took his life, saying the actor and comedian hanged himself with a belt in a bedroom of his San Francisco Bay Area home.

4 people, dog found dead inside California home

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:46
Four people and a dog were found stabbed to death in a Southern California home, and authorities said the sole suspect was in custody Tuesday.

Ohio teen returns to football team after rape case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:46

FILE- In this March 17, 2013, file photo, Ma'Lik Richmond walks towards the victim and her family to apologize after he was found delinquent on rape and other charges after his trial in juvenile court in Steubenville, Ohio. Richmond, returned to the field for the first time since serving time in a juvenile detention center for raping a 16-year-old girl in August 2012. He played for the Steubenville High School football team in a scrimmage Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, against Cambridge. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio high school football player found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party two years ago returned to the field Tuesday with his old team.


Seattle Seahawks statement calls Marshawn Lynch accusations ‘bogus’

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:46
The Seattle Seahawks released the following statement today concerning the allegations made Monday involving Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch:
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Seattle Seahawks statement calls Marshawn Lynch accusations ‘bogus’

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:46
The Seattle Seahawks released the following statement today concerning the allegations made Monday involving Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch:

Remembering Robin Williams

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:46
Such terribly shocking and sad news came late yesterday afternoon: Robin Williams, dead at the age of 63, by apparent suicide.

4 people, dog found dead inside California home

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:45

Santa Barbara shootingGOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Four people and a dog were found stabbed to death in a Southern California home, and authorities said the sole suspect was in custody Tuesday.


Remarks Were Not an Attack, Hillary Clinton Tells Obama

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:43
A spokesman for Hillary Rodham Clinton said that she and President Obama would be “hugging it out” after she delivered a pointed rebuke of his foreign policy.






Robin Williams: 6 new movies he left behind

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:43
A breakdown of work the actor, who died Monday, Aug. 11, had already shot, what it’s about and when you’re likely to see it — as well as a few films that had a niche release in the past few months and are still available on various platforms.

Wildfire weather for most of Washington, Oregon

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:42
The National Weather Service reports that high temperatures Monday hit the triple digits in much of Washington and Oregon as thunderstorms began to make their way through central and northeast Oregon and into southeast Washington.

'Thousands' trapped by Iraq rebels

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:41
Tens of thousands of civilians remain trapped by militants on a mountain in northern Iraq and need "life-saving assistance", the UN warns.
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Lightning starts dozens of new fires in Northwest

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:39
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Lightning has started dozens of new wildfires in the Northwest, forcing incident commanders to juggle crews and equipment Tuesday as a new round of storms approached.

Charges Weighed in Flag Swap After 2 Say They Did It

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:39
Two German artists’ claim of responsibility for replacing flags on the Brooklyn Bridge leaves detectives with plenty to look into and officials with a number of possible charges.

Tentative deal in Northwest grain terminal dispute

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:39
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A bitter and occasionally violent two-year labor dispute at Northwest grain terminals ended with a tentative deal reached in the middle of the night.

Ronaldo stars as Real win Super Cup

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:38
Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid, featuring Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez, beat Sevilla to win the Super Cup.
Categories: BBC World News

LA Clippers sold to Ballmer for $2bn

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:37
Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has purchased the Los Angeles Clippers for $2bn (1.2bn) after a court cleared the way for the sale.
Categories: BBC World News