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1 wounded in Glasgow, Delaware shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:58

1 wounded in Glasgow, Delaware shootingA man in his 20s was shot and wounded in Glasgow, Delaware.


Gates Foundation gives $50 million to stem Ebola outbreak

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:58
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday announced a $50 million commitment to help stem the outbreak in West Africa and speed development of treatments and diagnostics. The Ebola funding is the biggest emergency allocation in the organization’s history.

Sound Transit, Metro explore ways to blend transit systems

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:58
A report from King County Metro and Sound Transit explores ways of working together, as requested by County Executive Dow Constantine.

Workplace tattoo taboos fading

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:56

More managers let employees display with pride, but some still insist they cover up.

       

Greg Hardy, Ray McDonald cases bear similarities to that of Ray Rice

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:54
The cases have similarities to that of Ray Rice, released this week by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the league after an explicit video surfaced of him hitting his then-fiancee.

Voting rights cases may be headed back to Supreme Court

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:53

Federal courts from Texas to Wisconsin are considering challenges to states' voting rules.

       

Detroit bankruptcy trial delayed until Monday by U.S. judge

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:50

File of a boarded up vacant home is seen with General Motors World Headquarters and the Detroit skylineBy Lisa Lambert DETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge has put a landmark trial on Detroit's plan to exit bankruptcy on hold until Monday, as the city neared a deal with bond insurer Syncora Guarantee Inc, one of its most formidable hold-out creditors. If approved, the deal will see Syncora drop its objection to the restructuring and the trial - which is studying the feasibility of Detroit's plan to exit bankruptcy - could get a swift approval from U.S. Detroit's city council must approve the terms and is set to meet on Monday. Rhodes began a confirmation hearing on Detroit's plan to adjust $18 billion of debt last week and had scheduled hearing dates through Oct. 17.


12th Fan of the Week: Jasper MacSlarrow

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:48
The Seattle Times will highlight a 12th Fan of the Week throughout the season, and each fan will predict the outcome of the Seahawks game against a Seattle celebrity and Times reporters and columnists.

Former WWE wrestler O'Haire found dead in SC home

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:46
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Sean Christopher Haire, known to professional wrestling fans as Sean O'Haire, has been found dead in his South Carolina home.

Former WWE wrestler O'Haire found dead in SC home

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:46
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Sean Christopher Haire, known to professional wrestling fans as Sean O'Haire, has been found dead in his South Carolina home.

5-year-old boy treated for E. coli improving at Tacoma hospital

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:46
TACOMA (AP) — Officials at a Tacoma hospital say a 5-year-old boy they are treating for complications often associated with E. coli is still in critical condition but steadily improving.

Texas executes man who killed ex-wife, her brother

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:46
A man convicted of gunning down his former common-law wife and her brother more than two decades ago in Houston was put to death by lethal injection Wednesday evening.

Putin promises new weapons to fend Western threats

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:46
Russia will counter military moves by the U.S. and NATO with an array of new nuclear and conventional weapons, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday as the military successfully test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile from a nuclear submarine.

Australia's Myer reports losses

BBC World News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:44
Australia's largest department store group, Myer, reports a fall in its annual profits for the fourth consecutive year.
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$31,000 stolen from check cashing agency in Juniata Park

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:43

$31,000 stolen from check cashing agency in Juniata ParkPolice are looking for the armed bandit who got away with $31,000 from a check-cashing business in Philadelphia's Juniata Park section.


Nevada crews aim to repair Interstate 15 by Friday

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:40

Melanie Vallet, left, and Madison Bush rescue a mule caught in floodwater Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Overton, Nev. The flood water came from heavy rain Monday that also washed out parts of Interstate 15. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Road crews hoped to have one lane repaired in each direction Friday on a closed stretch of busy Interstate 15 in southern Nevada that crumbled during intense flash flooding, a state transportation official said Wednesday.


Blind riders claim discrimination, sue Uber

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:38

The National Federation of the Blind of California says it knows of at least 30 instances when Uber drivers refused to transport a blind pas...

       

Stabbing With Syringe in Nigeria Raises Concerns of Ebola as Weapon

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:38
The stabbing involved a federal air marshal at the airport in Lagos on Sunday. Initial tests on the substance in the syringe did not detect Ebola.






Obama’s Full Speech About ISIS

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:37
The president revealed the plan from the United States and its allies to combat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.






Toronto Mayor in Hospital With an Abdominal Tumor

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:29
After more than a year of political turmoil punctuated by his admission of crack cocaine use and drunken escapades, Mayor Rob Ford of Toronto was admitted to a hospital on Wednesday.