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Pilot who landed plane on NJ highway talks about ordeal

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:00

Pilot who landed plane on NJ highway talks about ordealWe are now hearing from the pilot of a small plane who made an emergency landing on a South Jersey highway.


More severed body parts found near Connecticut train station

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:59
Police in Connecticut said on Thursday they found two severed human arms near a New Haven train station late on Wednesday, hours after a pair of severed legs were discovered near the same location. The case has led police to start a nationwide review of missing persons cases to identify potential victims. "We don't know yet if the dismembered arms and legs are from the same person," said Officer David Hartman, spokesman for the New Haven Police.

Driver narrowly misses hitting 6 patrons at Bethlehem bar

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:53

Driver narrowly misses hitting 6 patrons at Bethlehem barNew surveillance video was released showing the moment an out-of-control car nearly crashed into several people outside of a Bethlehem bar.


Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed

NBA - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a decade after No Child Left Behind established a stronger federal role in public education, the Senate on Thursday approved a rewrite of the much-criticized education law that would return much of that power to the states. The 81-17 vote comes a week after the House passed its own rewrite […]
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Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a decade after No Child Left Behind established a stronger federal role in public education, the Senate on Thursday approved a rewrite of the much-criticized education law that would return much of that power to the states. The 81-17 vote comes a week after the House passed its own rewrite […]
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Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a decade after No Child Left Behind established a stronger federal role in public education, the Senate on Thursday approved a rewrite of the much-criticized education law that would return much of that power to the states. The 81-17 vote comes a week after the House passed its own rewrite […]

Conservatives warn IRS could target gay marriage opponents

NBA - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — A brief exchange during Supreme Court arguments in the same-sex marriage case has exploded into a full-blown crisis for some conservatives who warn that the IRS could start revoking the tax-exempt status of religious groups that oppose gay marriage. The attorneys general of 15 states have written Congress asking for legislation to […]
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Conservatives warn IRS could target gay marriage opponents

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — A brief exchange during Supreme Court arguments in the same-sex marriage case has exploded into a full-blown crisis for some conservatives who warn that the IRS could start revoking the tax-exempt status of religious groups that oppose gay marriage. The attorneys general of 15 states have written Congress asking for legislation to […]
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Conservatives warn IRS could target gay marriage opponents

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — A brief exchange during Supreme Court arguments in the same-sex marriage case has exploded into a full-blown crisis for some conservatives who warn that the IRS could start revoking the tax-exempt status of religious groups that oppose gay marriage. The attorneys general of 15 states have written Congress asking for legislation to […]

Man charged in ambush shooting of St. Louis police officer

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:48

St. Louis police investigate the scene of a shooting where a gunman opened fire on a uniformed St. Louis police sergeant on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in St. Louis. Police Chief Sam Dotson said the officer sustained a torso injury not considered life-threatening during the hail of gunfire on his private vehicle. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT; MANDATORY CREDITST. LOUIS (AP) — A 23-year-old man who St. Louis police say ambushed and opened fire on a uniformed sergeant was arrested Thursday and charged with four felonies in a shooting that the police chief has decried as an attempted assassination.


Police: 2 arms found near severed legs site in Connecticut

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:45
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say there was a second arm in a bag found near where two severed legs were discovered earlier this week.

Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:44

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2015 file photo, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington. The nation’s main education law, long overdue for an overhaul, is headed for a major revision in the Senate. Lawmakers plan to vote July 16 on a bipartisan bill to rewrite the Bush-era No Child Left Behind Act, a day after voting 86-12 to limit additional debate on further changes to the bill and move forward to a vote on final passage. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a decade after No Child Left Behind established a stronger federal role in public education, the Senate on Thursday approved a rewrite of the much-criticized education law that would return much of that power to the states.


U.S. hikes security at federal facilities after Tennessee shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:43
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities are increasing security at federal facilities "out of an abundance of caution" after a shooting on Thursday in Chattanooga, Tennessee, that killed four Marines, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said. The Department of Homeland Security is closely monitoring the shooting and supporting the FBI investigation, Johnson said in a statement. He cautioned "there are many unconfirmed and possibly false reports about events." (Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Sandra Maler)

Los Angeles airport votes for Uber, Lyft passenger pickups

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:40

Uber driver Karim Amrani sits in his car parked near the San Francisco International Airport parking area in San Francisco, Wednesday, July 15, 2015. In the three months ended in June, Uber overtook taxis as the most expensed form of ground transportation, according to expense management system provider Certify. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has moved toward becoming the biggest city in the U.S. to allow ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft to pick up passengers at the airport.


When Disneyland cost a dollar

NBA - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:40
Looking back at the theme park’s July 17, 1955, opening.
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When Disneyland cost a dollar

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:40
Looking back at the theme park’s July 17, 1955, opening.
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When Disneyland cost a dollar

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:40
Looking back at the theme park’s July 17, 1955, opening.

Notes from the practice field: The Craven collision

NBA - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:34
The Thursday morning practice session at Starfire Sports Complex was rocked during an otherwise unremarkable drill when reserve Sounders goalkeeper Charlie Lyon charged forward for a cross that recently signed forward Andy Craven also had a bead on. The two players collided, and though Craven’s glancing header somehow landed in the back of the net, […]
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Notes from the practice field: The Craven collision

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:34
The Thursday morning practice session at Starfire Sports Complex was rocked during an otherwise unremarkable drill when reserve Sounders goalkeeper Charlie Lyon charged forward for a cross that recently signed forward Andy Craven also had a bead on. The two players collided, and though Craven’s glancing header somehow landed in the back of the net, […]
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Notes from the practice field: The Craven collision

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:34
The Thursday morning practice session at Starfire Sports Complex was rocked during an otherwise unremarkable drill when reserve Sounders goalkeeper Charlie Lyon charged forward for a cross that recently signed forward Andy Craven also had a bead on. The two players collided, and though Craven’s glancing header somehow landed in the back of the net, […]