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Residents clean up after Utah mudslide forces evacuations

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:39
SALT LAKE CITY — Residents and officials cleaned up Friday after a Utah mudslide led to the evacuation of 14 homes and sent a couple of feet of sludge into one basement. Heavy rains unleashed the torrent of mud Thursday night in Woodland Hills, a small town nestled in foothills 60 miles south of Salt […]

Arab Bank Reaches Settlement in Suit Accusing It of Financing Terrorism

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:38
The deal, made with hundreds of American plaintiffs, comes after a jury in Brooklyn found the bank liable for dealings with the group Hamas; the court was to decide on damages in that case starting Monday.









Fifa suspect opts to go to Nicaragua

BBC World News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:37
Julio Rocha, one of seven senior Fifa officials detained in Switzerland in May over corruption allegations, accepts extradition to Nicaragua.
Categories: BBC World News

Couples gather in Times Square to re-enact kiss at war’s end

NBA - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:36
NEW YORK — Dozens of couples have gathered in Times Square to re-enact a famous kiss that celebrated the end of World War II. A 25-foot sculpture depicting Alfred Eisenstaedt’s photograph of a sailor kissing a white-uniformed nurse towered over Friday’s commemoration in New York City. Blairsville, Georgia, residents Ray and Ellie Williams kicked off […]
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Couples gather in Times Square to re-enact kiss at war’s end

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:36
NEW YORK — Dozens of couples have gathered in Times Square to re-enact a famous kiss that celebrated the end of World War II. A 25-foot sculpture depicting Alfred Eisenstaedt’s photograph of a sailor kissing a white-uniformed nurse towered over Friday’s commemoration in New York City. Blairsville, Georgia, residents Ray and Ellie Williams kicked off […]
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Couples gather in Times Square to re-enact kiss at war’s end

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:36
NEW YORK — Dozens of couples have gathered in Times Square to re-enact a famous kiss that celebrated the end of World War II. A 25-foot sculpture depicting Alfred Eisenstaedt’s photograph of a sailor kissing a white-uniformed nurse towered over Friday’s commemoration in New York City. Blairsville, Georgia, residents Ray and Ellie Williams kicked off […]

UN rights experts to Iran: Immediately release US reporter

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:30
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. human rights experts on Friday called on Iran to immediately release a Washington Post reporter who has been detained for more than a year on charges including espionage and distributing propaganda against the Islamic Republic. A verdict on Jason Rezaian's case could come as early as next week.

Off-duty California deputy dies during lake rescue attempt

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:29
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Struggling against winds up to 40 mph, an off-duty California sheriff's deputy died trying to save a friend in deep water during an outing on Lake Tahoe, authorities said Friday.

With Clemency From Obama, Drug Offender Embraces Second Chance

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:29
Rudolph Norris is among the beneficiaries of a push to shorten the sentences of nonviolent offenders who drew long prison terms in the war-on-drugs fervor decades ago.









Jenna Bush Hager welcomes 2nd child, a girl named Poppy

NBA - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:20
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News correspondent Jenna Bush Hager and her husband have welcomed their second daughter. Former President George W. Bush says in a statement that Poppy Louise Hager was born Thursday in New York. She’s named after Jenna’s grandfather, former President George H.W. Bush, who was called Poppy as a child. Hager […]
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Jenna Bush Hager welcomes 2nd child, a girl named Poppy

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:20
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News correspondent Jenna Bush Hager and her husband have welcomed their second daughter. Former President George W. Bush says in a statement that Poppy Louise Hager was born Thursday in New York. She’s named after Jenna’s grandfather, former President George H.W. Bush, who was called Poppy as a child. Hager […]
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Jenna Bush Hager welcomes 2nd child, a girl named Poppy

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:20
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News correspondent Jenna Bush Hager and her husband have welcomed their second daughter. Former President George W. Bush says in a statement that Poppy Louise Hager was born Thursday in New York. She’s named after Jenna’s grandfather, former President George H.W. Bush, who was called Poppy as a child. Hager […]

Ferguson defends interim chief after concerns raised

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:17

FILE - In this July 22, 2015 file photo, Andre Anderson speaks during a news conference in Ferguson, Missouri, announcing him as the interim Police Chief. Officials with the city of Ferguson on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015 defended Anderson after an online report that he was suspended three times from the Glendale, Arizona, Police Department during a period of less than one year in the late 1990s. Personnel records obtained under a Freedom of Information Act request also reported that Anderson was served with an order of protection in 1996 by a woman who claimed he struck her in the face. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ferguson city officials on Friday defended interim Police Chief Andre Anderson after an online report raised concerns about his record as an officer in Glendale, Arizona.


No problems with Ohio roller coaster that fatally struck man

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:17

FILE - In this July 2, 2014, file photo, Matt Ouimet, chief executive of Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., greets a guest at Cedar Point amusement park, in Sandusky, Ohio. A man who entered a restricted area at the amusement park to look for a lost cellphone has been struck by a roller coaster and killed Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/John Seewer, File)SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A safety inspection found no major problems with a roller coaster that struck and killed a man who entered a restricted area to look for a lost cellphone at Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park, a spokesman said Friday.


Australia win Test to close on Ashes

BBC World News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:10
England need to win all three T20 games to retain the Ashes as Australia claim the sole Test match by 161 runs.
Categories: BBC World News

Family of child sickened by salmonella sues over tainted hog meat

NBA - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:06
The family of a toddler hospitalized with salmonella infection is suing the alleged seller and slaughterhouse of the whole roasted hog.
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Family of child sickened by salmonella sues over tainted hog meat

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:06
The family of a toddler hospitalized with salmonella infection is suing the alleged seller and slaughterhouse of the whole roasted hog.
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Family of child sickened by salmonella sues over tainted hog meat

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:06
The family of a toddler hospitalized with salmonella infection is suing the alleged seller and slaughterhouse of the whole roasted hog.

Iowa duo sentenced for sex trafficking, torture in Virginia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:01
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two Iowa residents were sentenced to decades in prison Friday for forcing a young woman into prostitution and torturing her, leaving her with physical and psychological scars that a judge said might never heal.

Teacher struck, killed by roller coaster at Ohio theme park

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 02:01

Teacher struck, killed by roller coaster at Ohio theme parkA safety inspection found no major problems with a roller coaster that struck and killed a man who entered a restricted area to look for a lost cellphone at Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park, a spokesman said Friday.