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June 16 TV Picks: ‘Proof’ series premiere on TNT

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 20:07
Also airing Tuesday, June 16, 2015: “America’s Got Talent” on NBC and “Tyrant” on FX.

5 dead, 8 injured in balcony collapse in Berkeley, California

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 20:02

 California balcony collapse kills 5 Irish studentsAn apartment building balcony collapsed early Tuesday in Berkeley, killing five people and leaving eight others injured, police said.


State can’t explain slowdown on scoring of new Common Core tests

NBA - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 20:01
Scoring the new Common Core-based tests is taking longer than anticipated in Washington state, and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction doesn't know why.
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State can’t explain slowdown on scoring of new Common Core tests

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 20:01
Scoring the new Common Core-based tests is taking longer than anticipated in Washington state, and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction doesn't know why.
Categories: Sports Center

State can’t explain slowdown on scoring of new Common Core tests

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 20:01
Scoring the new Common Core-based tests is taking longer than anticipated in Washington state, and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction doesn't know why.

Prosecutors, defense mull options after conviction reversed

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 20:01

FILE - In this March 15, 2012 file photo, Hemy Neuman is escorted by DeKalb County Deputies after his sentencing during the his trial in the DeKalb County Courthouse, in Decatur, Ga. The Georgia Supreme Court has reversed the conviction of Neuman, who was involved in a love triangle that led to a killing outside an Atlanta-area preschool. The court announced the 6-1 decision involving Neuman in an opinion released Monday morning, June 15, 2015. (Jason Getz/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors and defense lawyers must now chart a new course through a sea of legal questions after Georgia's highest court reversed the murder conviction of a man accused of killing a father who had just dropped off his son at preschool.


US aid for anti-Boko Haram force

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:56
The US says it will give $5m (£3.2m) towards a multi-national task force being set up to fight Boko Haram, as it steps up cross-border attacks.
Categories: BBC World News

Why South Africa let an alleged war criminal get away

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:56

The South African government claimed it had no idea where the man was.

       

Former head of Spokane NAACP Rachel Dolezal says she identifies as black

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:53
NEW YORK (AP) — Former head of Spokane NAACP Rachel Dolezal says she identifies as black.

Pope Francis' climate encyclical faces deep political divides

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:46

Pew survey finds split between Catholic Republicans and Democrats on climate change.

       

Christmas comes early for Santa in need

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:37

"Santa Walt" has provided childhood memories to thousands. And now he needs help.

       

Seattle firm says 60-satellite service will make Earth images faster, cheaper

NBA - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:30
Locally based BlackSky Global, with backers including Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital, hopes to reduce costs and open new markets for high-resolution satellite images, serving customers ranging from governments to businesses and individuals.
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Seattle firm says 60-satellite service will make Earth images faster, cheaper

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:30
Locally based BlackSky Global, with backers including Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital, hopes to reduce costs and open new markets for high-resolution satellite images, serving customers ranging from governments to businesses and individuals.
Categories: Sports Center

Seattle firm says 60-satellite service will make Earth images faster, cheaper

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:30
Locally based BlackSky Global, with backers including Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital, hopes to reduce costs and open new markets for high-resolution satellite images, serving customers ranging from governments to businesses and individuals.

Facebook taken to court over privacy

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:28
The social network is due in court over claims that it tracks users across the web and even monitors people who don't have accounts.
Categories: BBC World News

US and Venezuela praise talks

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:25
The United States and Venezuela both welcome talks held on Saturday between the two sides aimed at reducing diplomatic tensions.
Categories: BBC World News

US activist sued college 'for racism'

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:23
Rachel Dolezal, the US race activist accused of "pretending to be black", previously sued her university for racism, US media reports say.
Categories: BBC World News

Pool incident escalates; police, patron versions differ

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:16

What really happened after group of juveniles were asked to leave a public pool?

       

UK inflation rate turns positive

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:13
Transport costs including air fares helped the UK's CPI inflation rate to rise to 0.1% in May, up from -0.1% in April, official figures show.
Categories: BBC World News

Hong Kong Election Plan Appears Unlikely to Win Lawmakers’ Approval

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:10
Both opponents and supporters of a Beijing-backed proposal for picking the city’s top official said it lacked the necessary votes on the Legislative Council.