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Haggen to close or sell 27 stores

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:13
Most of the stores to be closed or sold are among the 146 that Haggen bought from Albertsons and Safeway in the wake of their merger earlier this year. Most closures will be in the L.A. and San Diego areas, but five stores will close in Oregon and one in Spanaway, Pierce County.
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Haggen to close or sell 27 stores

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:13
Most of the stores to be closed or sold are among the 146 that Haggen bought from Albertsons and Safeway in the wake of their merger earlier this year. Most closures will be in the L.A. and San Diego areas, but five stores will close in Oregon and one in Spanaway, Pierce County.

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New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:13
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Fame finds courtroom artist after Brady drawing goes viral

NBA - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:12
NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Rosenberg’s courtroom drawing of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is everywhere and now so is she, fending off cyberbullies who disparage her along the way. She’s on network television, the radio, in newspapers and across the Internet. Everywhere she goes, so goes her sketch of an edgy Brady in […]
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Fame finds courtroom artist after Brady drawing goes viral

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:12
NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Rosenberg’s courtroom drawing of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is everywhere and now so is she, fending off cyberbullies who disparage her along the way. She’s on network television, the radio, in newspapers and across the Internet. Everywhere she goes, so goes her sketch of an edgy Brady in […]
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Fame finds courtroom artist after Brady drawing goes viral

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:12
NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Rosenberg’s courtroom drawing of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is everywhere and now so is she, fending off cyberbullies who disparage her along the way. She’s on network television, the radio, in newspapers and across the Internet. Everywhere she goes, so goes her sketch of an edgy Brady in […]

2015 season preview: Washington State Cougars - ESPN (blog)

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:11

ESPN (blog)

2015 season preview: Washington State Cougars
ESPN (blog)
Washington State drops a game during the non-conference schedule and then wins only once in the more evenly matched games (Colorado or Oregon State) while struggling mightily against the Huskies in the season finale. Biggest remaining question mark: ...

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Austria refugee camp 'shameful'

BBC World News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:07
Human rights group Amnesty International issues harsh criticism of what it calls "inhumane" conditions at Austria's main refugee camp.
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Slaying casts pall on plan to reduce solitary confinement

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:07

This Jan. 8, 2014 photo from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows inmate Hugo Pinell. Pinell, involved in a bloody 1971 San Quentin escape attempt that left six dead, has been killed by a fellow prisoner. The slaying of Pinell triggered a riot Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at a maximum security prison east of Sacramento. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's efforts to ease its famously harsh use of solitary confinement are clashing with a bloody reality after an inmate who spent decades alone in a tiny cell was sent back to the general population and killed by fellow inmates within days.


2015 season preview: Washington State Cougars - ESPN (blog)

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:03

ESPN (blog)

2015 season preview: Washington State Cougars
ESPN (blog)
Washington State drops a game during the non-conference schedule and then wins only once in the more evenly matched games (Colorado or Oregon State) while struggling mightily against the Huskies in the season finale. Biggest remaining question mark: ...

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Police: Fight over iPad leads to assault with frying pan

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:02

 Fight over iPad leads to assault with frying panA woman is hospitalized after a fight over an iPad led to an assault with a frying pan.


Fame finds courtroom artist after Brady drawing goes viral

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:01

FILE- In this April 2, 2015 file photo, members of the media surround court artist Jane Rosenberg, center, to copy her artwork of terrorist suspects outside Federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Rosenberg has taken some criticism for her Aug. 12, 2015 sketch of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, as he sat in court trying to get his four game suspension overturned. Rosenberg says she was trying to capture his mood rather than duplicate pictures taken outside court. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Rosenberg's courtroom drawing of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is everywhere and now so is she, fending off cyberbullies who disparage her along the way.


Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Stanford business school

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 05:59
A bomb threat prompted the evacuation of Stanford University's Graduate School of Business on Friday morning, the San Francisco Bay Area school said. The message said some 700 faculty and staff members in the Knight Management Center complex were affected and have been dismissed for the day, but classes were not in session at the time.

Man kills ex-girlfriend, self in loans store in downtown Chicago

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 05:58
A man shot and killed his former girlfriend and then himself on Friday in the downtown Chicago loans store where she worked, police said. "It does not look like a robbery at this point, it looks like a domestic murder-suicide," Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy told reporters at the scene of the crime just south of the traditional commodities exchange. Kelly Evans, 32, said she was scared and shaken up after hearing four shots at around 2:30 p.m., when she walked by on a bank errand.

Police: Suspicious device found on New Mexico church grounds

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 05:56

A Dona Ana County bomb squad robot is deployed to examine a suspicious package at the First Presbyterian Church, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Las Cruces, N.M. The device was found Friday morning by a groundskeeper at the church. Police haven't released any details about the device. The incident comes just weeks after the detonation of explosive devices outside two other Las Cruces churches. (Robin Zielinski/The Las Cruces Sun-News via AP) MANDATORY CREDITLAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Police say a suspicious device found on the grounds of the First Presbyterian Church in Las Cruces has been rendered safe, just two weeks after the detonation of explosive devices outside two other churches in the city.


Corbyn 'not bothered' by criticism

BBC World News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 05:53
Left-wing Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn brushes off criticism from his rivals, warning against the debate turning "puerile".
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Brazil probes World Cup corruption

BBC World News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 05:53
Brazilian prosecutors launch an investigation into allegations of corruption and overpricing in the construction of a stadium used during the 2014 World Cup.
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Philly officer injured in Hunting Park crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 05:49

Philly officer injured in Hunting Park crashA Philadelphia police officer was injured in a crash on Friday evening in Hunting Park.


Drug execs behind female libido pill have run afoul of FDA

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 05:47

 in winning Food and Drug Administration approval for the first drug to boost women’s sexual desire. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)WASHINGTON (AP) — A small drugmaker from North Carolina may succeed next week where many of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies have failed: in winning approval for the first drug to boost women's sexual desire.


White officer ends testimony in black man's shooting death

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 05:47

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Randall Kerrick testifies during his trial, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Charlotte, N.C. Kerrick is charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting of former Florida A&M football player Jonathan Ferrell in September of 2013. (Davie Hinshaw/The Charlotte Observer via AP, Pool)CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As prosecutors attempted to discredit him, a white Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer completed nearly six hours of testimony Friday, recounting the events of the night he shot and killed an unarmed black man nearly two years ago.