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US institute: Construction visible at North Korea nuke site

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:32
WASHINGTON (AP) — Recent satellite imagery shows not only construction work at North Korea's nuclear complex, but also signs that its existing reactor is not fully operating, a U.S. research institute said Wednesday.

Baltimore light rail project gets new impetus after Freddie Gray death, riots

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:30

A man walks by a pharmacy that burned from riots after the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, MarylandMaryland officials are eyeing a $2.9 billion light rail project long in the works for Baltimore as a way of combating the crushing poverty that fueled rioting in the city after the police-custody death of Freddie Gray. Backers say the proposed Red Line light rail project could speed city residents to jobs and help end the isolation of poor neighborhoods, some of which still bear the scars of race riots in the 1960s. A final decision rests with Maryland's Republican Governor Larry Hogan, who was elected as a tax-cutter and has questioned the cost of the project and that of a $2.45 billion light rail project proposed for the Washington suburbs, the Purple Line.


VIDEO: Giant crane collapse in China

BBC World News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:27
A crane collapses in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of southern China after heavy rains hit the area.
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Officer suspended, dog removed from duty after biting girl

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:25
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A police officer has been reprimanded and a police dog removed from duty after the animal bit a child at a Kentucky school last month.

Officials: Armed man robs Haddonfield Rite Aid carrying traffic cone, carjacks priest

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:21

 Armed man robs Haddonfield Rite Aid carrying traffic cone, carjacks priestAuthorities in Camden County are searching for an armed suspect who carjacked a priest after robbing a pharmacy while carrying a traffic cone in Haddonfield.


State of the Art: Podcasting Blossoms, but in Slow Motion

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:21
Podcasts — not a flash in the pan but not an instant success, either — are gradually picking up steam.







Florence to be Glastonbury headliner

BBC World News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:20
Florence and the Machine will headline the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury this year, following Foo Fighters' withdrawal from the Friday night slot.
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Quail Creek drowning: Washington state man shouted for help, then went under - Salt Lake Tribune

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:17

Quail Creek drowning: Washington state man shouted for help, then went under
Salt Lake Tribune
A Washington state man whose body was recovered from southwestern Utah's Quail Creek Reservoir earlier this week was heard shouting for help, but would-be rescuers could not reach him in time to save him. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said ...

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Quail Creek drowning: Washington state man's shouted for help, then went under - Salt Lake Tribune

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:17

Quail Creek drowning: Washington state man's shouted for help, then went under
Salt Lake Tribune
A Washington state man whose body was recovered from southwestern Utah's Quail Creek Reservoir earlier this week was heard shouting for help, but would-be rescuers could not reach him in time to save him. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said ...

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Texas braces for more flooding

BBC World News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:14
Fresh off the back of its wettest month on record, Texas is bracing for heavy rain as Tropical Storm Bill remnants make their way inland.
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Texas braces for more flooding

BBC World News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:14
Fresh off the back of its wettest month on record, Texas is bracing for heavy rain as Tropical Storm Bill remnants make their way inland.
Categories: BBC World News

Privately Owned Armored Trucks Raise Eyebrows After Attack on Dallas Police

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:06
Scores of military and police-style vehicles for sale online look combat-ready, but law enforcement officials say most appear to be legal, so there is little they can do.







Mini Hardtop adds 2 doors, keeps tight handling

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:05

This undated photo made available by MINI USA shows a 2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop 4 Door. (MINI USA via AP)The Mini Cooper Hardtop has oodles of personality, go-kart handling and now, of all things, four doors and a big, color-changing "mood ring" on the dashboard.


Man shot trying to enter air base in Arkansas dies at hospital

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:05
Larry McElroy, 43, was brandishing a rifle as he tried on Monday to enter the base outside of Little Rock that is home to an air transport division, according to federal, military and local officials. According to reports from the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office, McElroy said he believed that the leadership of the base had planted listening devices in his home and was spying on him.

Mauritania convicts 3 IS members, sentences up to 10 years

NBA - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:05
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — A court in Mauritania has convicted three men of belonging to the Islamic State extremist group and sentenced them to between five and 10 years in prison. The men were arrested last year during a demonstration and authorities said they had IS flags and photos of the group’s leader in their […]
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Mauritania convicts 3 IS members, sentences up to 10 years

NBA - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:05
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — A court in Mauritania has convicted three men of belonging to the Islamic State extremist group and sentenced them to between five and 10 years in prison. The men were arrested last year during a demonstration and authorities said they had IS flags and photos of the group’s leader in their […]
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Mauritania convicts 3 IS members, sentences up to 10 years

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:05
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — A court in Mauritania has convicted three men of belonging to the Islamic State extremist group and sentenced them to between five and 10 years in prison. The men were arrested last year during a demonstration and authorities said they had IS flags and photos of the group’s leader in their […]
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Mauritania convicts 3 IS members, sentences up to 10 years

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:05
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — A court in Mauritania has convicted three men of belonging to the Islamic State extremist group and sentenced them to between five and 10 years in prison. The men were arrested last year during a demonstration and authorities said they had IS flags and photos of the group’s leader in their […]
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Mauritania convicts 3 IS members, sentences up to 10 years

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:05
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — A court in Mauritania has convicted three men of belonging to the Islamic State extremist group and sentenced them to between five and 10 years in prison. The men were arrested last year during a demonstration and authorities said they had IS flags and photos of the group’s leader in their […]

Despite cold-shortened season, US maple syrup production up

NBA - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:05
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Colder-than-normal temperatures shortened maple sugaring season in the Northeast this year, but overall syrup production in the U.S. still managed to stay strong. The United States Department of Agriculture says maple syrup production was up 6.3 percent this season from a year ago, with a number of states reporting an increase […]
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