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Wife of teacher slain in school shooting gets settlement

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:47
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada school district has approved a $100,000 settlement for the wife of a teacher killed trying to stop a student shooter two years ago.

Live chat with Miesha Tate, Tacoma UFC star readying for MMA fight against Ronda Rousey

NBA - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:45
UFC star and Tacoma native Miesha Tate joins Seattle Times readers in a live-chat at noon. Ask her a question and join the discussion.
Categories: Sports Center

Live chat with Miesha Tate, Tacoma UFC star readying for MMA fight against Ronda Rousey

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:45
UFC star and Tacoma native Miesha Tate joins Seattle Times readers in a live-chat at noon. Ask her a question and join the discussion.
Categories: Sports Center

Live chat with Miesha Tate, Tacoma UFC star readying for MMA fight against Ronda Rousey

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:45
UFC star and Tacoma native Miesha Tate joins Seattle Times readers in a live-chat at noon. Ask her a question and join the discussion.

Jewish neighborhood in San Antonio hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:41
Racist and anti-Semitic symbols including swastikas were painted on more than 30 cars, homes, buildings and signs in a predominately Jewish neighborhood in San Antonio, prompting a police investigation, authorities said on Wednesday. The graffiti was noticed by worshippers as they left morning prayers at an orthodox synagogue on Wednesday, police said. San Antonio police told reporters they had no immediate leads on who carried out the vandalism.

Jeb Bush blames Clinton for Iraq turmoil

BBC World News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:41
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says US military withdrawal from Iraq was a "fatal mistake" by Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, leading to the rise of Islamic State militants
Categories: BBC World News

Attorney General Kathleen Kane: Charges tied to porn emails

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:41

 Charges tied to porn emailsKane said criminal charges against her are tied pornographic and racially insensitive emails state prosecutors and judges circulated with one another.


Pearson’s Stake in Economist Group to Be Sold to Other Shareholders

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:40
The biggest portion of the stake will be acquired by Exor, the holding company of the Agnelli family, which is a big shareholder in Fiat Chrysler.









Riot-torn Ferguson, Missouri to remain in state of emergency: officials

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:38

Young men wait to see to see what happens during another night of demonstrating in FergusonThe St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, the site of a year of occasionally violent protests over the police killing of an unarmed black teen, will remain under a state of emergency for at least another night, county officials said on Wednesday. The state of emergency, which gives county police oversight of security in the city of 21,000 people, was declared following a shooting incident at a protest Sunday night to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, 2014. The decision came after two nights of relatively peaceful protests, with the St. Louis Country police reporting no arrests or reports of injuries during a small demonstration by several dozen people Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.


Indiana mayor charged with paying for sex with man

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:38

This updated booking photo provided by the Indiana State Police shows Richard Fledderman, the three-term mayor of Batesville, Ind. who has been charged with patronizing a male prostitute. Fledderman paid Randy Wigle-Stevens for sex in June, state police spokesman Sgt. Stephen Wheeles said in a statement Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. Wigle-Stevens did not tell Fledderman that he has HIV before they had sex and later threatened to go public with details of their encounter unless the mayor paid him extra money, Wheeles said. Fledderman was arrested on the misdemeanor charge Tuesday, and the same day, Wigle-Stevens was charged with a felony count of failure to disclose dangerous communicable disease status and misdemeanor counts of prostitution and intimidation. (Indiana State Police via AP) (AP Photo/Indiana State Police)BATESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An HIV-positive Indianapolis man has been charged with trying to blackmail a small-town Indiana mayor after the two had sex at the politician's home.


Attonrey General Kathleen Kane: Charges tied to porn emails

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:38

 Charges tied to porn emailsKane said criminal charges against her are tied pornographic and racially insensitive emails state prosecutors and judges circulated with one another.


Home-grown percentage 'not bad'

BBC World News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:37
The number of home-grown players in the Premier League last season was "not bad" but can improve, says the FA's chief executive.
Categories: BBC World News

Former California teacher charged with having sex with students

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:35
Michelle Yeh, 28, was charged with eight felony counts of unlawful sexual intercourse, oral copulation and lewd acts on two boys under the age of 16, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said in a statement. Yeh, who had become a permanent substitute teacher at San Pedro High School in February, also was charged with misdemeanor counts of child molesting and sexual annoyance in connection with two other boys, prosecutors said.

Huge increase in Labour electorate

BBC World News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:35
Labour received more than 160,000 applications to vote in its leadership contest in the final 24 hours of registrations, the party says.
Categories: BBC World News

After 2 nights of tension, a peaceful protest in Ferguson

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:35
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police outnumbered protesters in Ferguson overnight, signaling the demonstrations around the anniversary of Michael Brown's death could be starting to fade.

AG Kathleen Kane: 'I am innocent of wrongdoing'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:33

 Charges tied to porn emailsPennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane made her first public comments about the criminal charges she's facing, saying "I am innocent of wrongdoing."


USDA: Expected corn yield lower than 2014, still 3rd best

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:29
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers are expected to produce 13.7 billion bushels of corn this year, down 4 percent from last year's record.

Gunfire sends residents running for cover in Point Breeze

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:28

2 men hit, pregnant woman spared in Point Breeze shootingResidents in the Point Breeze neighborhood of Philadelphia ran for cover as gunfire rang out late Tuesday night.


Bullets leave 3 injured, 2 critically, in Germantown

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:27

2 men hit, pregnant woman spared in Point Breeze shootingPolice say two men were critically wounded and a young woman injured after gunfire erupted in Philadelphia's Germantown section.


2 men hit, pregnant woman spared in Point Breeze shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:27

2 men hit, pregnant woman spared in Point Breeze shootingTwo men were wounded and two women, including one who is pregnant, narrowly escaped injury in a shooting in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia.