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Day collapses coming down hill

BBC World News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 06:07
Jason Day collapses with vertigo while coming down a steep hill during round two of the US Open at Chambers Bay.
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Cat wins shelter’s Hero Dog award for saving kid from canine

NBA - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 06:05
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time, a Los Angeles shelter’s Hero Dog award has gone to a cat. In May 2014, Tara the cat fought off a dog that attacked her 6-year-old owner as he rode his bicycle in the driveway of the family’s Bakersfield home. Tara body-slammed Scrappy, a chow-mix that lived […]
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Cat wins shelter’s Hero Dog award for saving kid from canine

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 06:05
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time, a Los Angeles shelter’s Hero Dog award has gone to a cat. In May 2014, Tara the cat fought off a dog that attacked her 6-year-old owner as he rode his bicycle in the driveway of the family’s Bakersfield home. Tara body-slammed Scrappy, a chow-mix that lived […]
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Cat wins shelter’s Hero Dog award for saving kid from canine

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 06:05
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time, a Los Angeles shelter’s Hero Dog award has gone to a cat. In May 2014, Tara the cat fought off a dog that attacked her 6-year-old owner as he rode his bicycle in the driveway of the family’s Bakersfield home. Tara body-slammed Scrappy, a chow-mix that lived […]

Utah inmate's son sues after father misses dialysis, dies

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 06:03

FILE - This image provided by the Utah Department of Corrections shows inmate Ramon C. Estrada. The son of Estrada, an inmate who died at the Utah state prison has sued corrections officials and health care providers, accusing them of violating his father's civil rights by failing to give him dialysis for two days. Estrada died April 19 after two dialysis technicians switched shifts and nobody showed up for his appointment. (Utah Department of Corrections via AP, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The son of an inmate who died at the Utah state prison has sued corrections officials and health care providers, accusing them of violating his father's civil rights by failing to give him dialysis for two days.


Firefighters battle massive blazes from Alaska to drought-hit California

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 06:02

A firefighting helicopter drops water near Camp Bravo summer camp as firefighters battle the Lake Fire in the San Bernardino National Forest, CaliforniaBy Steve Quinn and David Schwartz JUNEAU, Alaska/PHOENIX (Reuters) - Firefighters were working on Friday to contain several massive wildfires raging from Alaska to drought-hit California that have forced hundreds of people to evacuate from their homes and damaged dozens of structures. The so-called Lake Fire in a mountainous national forest outside Los Angeles had swelled to 11,000 acres (4,500 hectares) on Friday from 7,500 acres (3,000 hectares) the day before as it scorched old-growth timber on steep slopes and threatened some 150 structures, the San Bernardino County Fire Department said. In Alaska, about 900 firefighters were battling two major blazes in a state that has 56 active wildfires ranging from a few acres to 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares), officials said.


Google cracks down on ‘revenge porn’ under new nudity policy

NBA - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 06:02
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google plans to censor unauthorized nude photos from its influential Internet search engine in a policy change aimed at cracking down on a malicious practice known as “revenge porn.” The new rules announced Friday will allow people whose naked pictures have been posted on a website without their permission to ask […]
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Google cracks down on ‘revenge porn’ under new nudity policy

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 06:02
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google plans to censor unauthorized nude photos from its influential Internet search engine in a policy change aimed at cracking down on a malicious practice known as “revenge porn.” The new rules announced Friday will allow people whose naked pictures have been posted on a website without their permission to ask […]
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Google cracks down on ‘revenge porn’ under new nudity policy

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 06:02
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google plans to censor unauthorized nude photos from its influential Internet search engine in a policy change aimed at cracking down on a malicious practice known as “revenge porn.” The new rules announced Friday will allow people whose naked pictures have been posted on a website without their permission to ask […]

Search launched in mountains for missing ex-White House chef

NBA - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 06:01
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are searching by air and ground in a rugged New Mexico mountain range for a former White House chef reported missing on a solo hike. New Mexico State Police said Friday that they have no leads yet on 61-year-old Walter Scheib, the White House chef for 11 years under Presidents […]
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Search launched in mountains for missing ex-White House chef

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 06:01
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are searching by air and ground in a rugged New Mexico mountain range for a former White House chef reported missing on a solo hike. New Mexico State Police said Friday that they have no leads yet on 61-year-old Walter Scheib, the White House chef for 11 years under Presidents […]
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Search launched in mountains for missing ex-White House chef

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 06:01
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are searching by air and ground in a rugged New Mexico mountain range for a former White House chef reported missing on a solo hike. New Mexico State Police said Friday that they have no leads yet on 61-year-old Walter Scheib, the White House chef for 11 years under Presidents […]

Woman found dead after Germantown house fire

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 05:59

Woman found dead after Germantown house fireA woman's body was found after crews put out a house fire in Philadelphia's Germantown section.


Delta, Southwest threaten lawsuits against Dallas in airport gate spat

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 05:59

A Delta Airlines Embraer 175, with Tail Number N604CZ, lands at San Francisco International Airport, San FranciscoSouthwest, which holds 18 of 20 gates at the airport, agreed that Delta could use certain gates until July 6. Southwest plans to ramp up flights in August from Love Field, its headquarters, contingent upon regaining all takeoff and arrival slots from Delta. On Friday, Delta threatened legal action against Dallas if the city did not accommodate its flights, saying inaction amounted to a failure of federal obligations and an assault on consumer choice that would result in "disrupting thousands of passengers," according to a Delta spokesman.


Eight hurt when car crashes into Chipotle in Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 05:58
Eight people were injured when a car crashed into a Chipotle restaurant in Los Angeles on Friday, with one person suffering head trauma in the accident, officials said. The car struck the eatery at an angle and broke its glass facade but did not fully penetrate the storefront, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart. The injured people, including four family members, who were transported to hospitals from the scene of the restaurant in the Mid-City area of Los Angeles had injuries ranging from minor to serious, Stewart said.

‘Ridin’ With Biden’ in 2016, but So Far the Vice President’s Not Aboard

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 05:56
A group of Democrats in Chicago is mounting a Draft Biden campaign to persuade Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to seek the party’s nomination for president.







Wordplay Blog: An Angry O’Malley Calls for an Assault Weapons Ban

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 05:55
Martin O’Malley, a Democratic candidate for president, emailed supporters calling for a new national assault weapons ban and other gun control measures after the shooting deaths in a South Carolina church this week.







Wholesale grocers, potato growers settle lawsuit for $25 M

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 05:53
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge has signed off on a $25 million settlement in a lawsuit between wholesale grocers and potato farming associations accused of forming a price-fixing cartel.

Former Shell worker cites unsafe conditions on oil ship

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 05:47
SEATTLE (AP) — A woman who was permanently injured while working on one of Shell's Arctic drilling support ships has sued, saying the company compromised safety in its rush to drill for oil.