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Prosecutors in Colorado theater shooting trial wrap up case

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:22
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — After eight weeks of often dramatic and emotional testimony, prosecutors are wrapping up their case against Colorado theater gunman James Holmes. Holmes is charged with killing 12 people and injuring 70 in July 2012 at a suburban Denver movie theater. He has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. In Colorado, […]

City probe finds Washington state ex-NAACP official violated ethics rules - Reuters

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:22

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City probe finds Washington state ex-NAACP official violated ethics rules
Reuters
SEATTLE Former Washington state NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal, who drew national attention after being accused of lying about her racial background, has violated ethics rules while heading a police oversight commission, a senior city official said on ...
Rachel Dolezal draws ire of transracial adopteesWashington Post
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American killed fighting ISIS felt calling after rocky past

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:20
HUDSON, Mass. (AP) — The father of the first American believed to have been killed fighting the Islamic State group said his son’s path “wasn’t very straight,” but God straightened it and guided him to Syria. Keith Broomfield, a Massachusetts man who had no military training, died fighting alongside Kurdish forces on June 3. Friends […]
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American killed fighting ISIS felt calling after rocky past

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:20
HUDSON, Mass. (AP) — The father of the first American believed to have been killed fighting the Islamic State group said his son’s path “wasn’t very straight,” but God straightened it and guided him to Syria. Keith Broomfield, a Massachusetts man who had no military training, died fighting alongside Kurdish forces on June 3. Friends […]
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American killed fighting ISIS felt calling after rocky past

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:20
HUDSON, Mass. (AP) — The father of the first American believed to have been killed fighting the Islamic State group said his son’s path “wasn’t very straight,” but God straightened it and guided him to Syria. Keith Broomfield, a Massachusetts man who had no military training, died fighting alongside Kurdish forces on June 3. Friends […]

3 postal workers accused of rigging Operation Santa program

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:16
NEW YORK (AP) — Three New York postal workers have been accused of playing the Grinch and stealing gifts destined for underprivileged children by rigging the Operation Santa program where they worked. Federal criminal charges including conspiracy and mail fraud against two current and one former postal worker were unsealed Wednesday in federal court. The […]
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3 postal workers accused of rigging Operation Santa program

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:16
NEW YORK (AP) — Three New York postal workers have been accused of playing the Grinch and stealing gifts destined for underprivileged children by rigging the Operation Santa program where they worked. Federal criminal charges including conspiracy and mail fraud against two current and one former postal worker were unsealed Wednesday in federal court. The […]
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3 postal workers accused of rigging Operation Santa program

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:16
NEW YORK (AP) — Three New York postal workers have been accused of playing the Grinch and stealing gifts destined for underprivileged children by rigging the Operation Santa program where they worked. Federal criminal charges including conspiracy and mail fraud against two current and one former postal worker were unsealed Wednesday in federal court. The […]

Troop carrier collision 'injures 20'

BBC World News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:14
Up to 20 military personnel are injured in a collision between troop carriers on Salisbury Plain, police say.
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German retrials over texting judge

BBC World News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:13
Two retrials are ordered by Germany's highest civil court after a judge was discovered arranging childcare via text message during court hearings.
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Congressional GOP plans to continue health law subsidies

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:12
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans will move to temporarily continue health care subsidies for millions of people if the Supreme Court overturns the aid, according to plans discussed in the House and Senate Wednesday. Republicans on both sides of the Capitol met privately to discuss how to respond to the politically explosive ruling that’s expected […]
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Congressional GOP plans to continue health law subsidies

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:12
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans will move to temporarily continue health care subsidies for millions of people if the Supreme Court overturns the aid, according to plans discussed in the House and Senate Wednesday. Republicans on both sides of the Capitol met privately to discuss how to respond to the politically explosive ruling that’s expected […]
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Congressional GOP plans to continue health law subsidies

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:12
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans will move to temporarily continue health care subsidies for millions of people if the Supreme Court overturns the aid, according to plans discussed in the House and Senate Wednesday. Republicans on both sides of the Capitol met privately to discuss how to respond to the politically explosive ruling that’s expected […]

Man who threatened Sen. Manchin sentenced to 18 months

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:10
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man who threatened U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s life has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Steven Anthony Major received the sentence Wednesday from U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston in Charleston. In February, the 50-year-old Major pleaded guilty to threatening to kill Manchin. He admitted to calling Manchin’s […]
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Man who threatened Sen. Manchin sentenced to 18 months

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:10
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man who threatened U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s life has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Steven Anthony Major received the sentence Wednesday from U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston in Charleston. In February, the 50-year-old Major pleaded guilty to threatening to kill Manchin. He admitted to calling Manchin’s […]
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Man who threatened Sen. Manchin sentenced to 18 months

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:10
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man who threatened U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s life has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Steven Anthony Major received the sentence Wednesday from U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston in Charleston. In February, the 50-year-old Major pleaded guilty to threatening to kill Manchin. He admitted to calling Manchin’s […]

New firm set to run Yosemite park sites in $2 billion deal

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:08
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Officials at Yosemite National Park say they have selected a new company to run hotels, restaurants and outdoor activities under the park system’s largest single contract for services. Ranger Scott Gediman said Wednesday that Aramark is being offered the 15-year contract valued at $2 billion. If the deal is approved, Aramark […]
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New firm set to run Yosemite park sites in $2 billion deal

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:08
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Officials at Yosemite National Park say they have selected a new company to run hotels, restaurants and outdoor activities under the park system’s largest single contract for services. Ranger Scott Gediman said Wednesday that Aramark is being offered the 15-year contract valued at $2 billion. If the deal is approved, Aramark […]
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New firm set to run Yosemite park sites in $2 billion deal

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:08
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Officials at Yosemite National Park say they have selected a new company to run hotels, restaurants and outdoor activities under the park system’s largest single contract for services. Ranger Scott Gediman said Wednesday that Aramark is being offered the 15-year contract valued at $2 billion. If the deal is approved, Aramark […]

US Fed moves towards rate rise

BBC World News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:06
The US central bank , the Federal Reserve, moves towards a first rate increase this year, but keeps rates on hold for now.
Categories: BBC World News