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Former Toronto Mayor Ford undergoes surgery to remove tumor

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:16
TORONTO (AP) — Doctors have removed a cancerous tumor from former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s abdomen and he has regained consciousness after an intensive surgery that kept him under anesthesia for about 10 hours, his chief of staff said late Monday. “There were no new growths, the cancer had not spread beyond what they were […]

3 shot near UC Santa Barbara campus

NBA - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:10
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Three people were shot near the University of California, Santa Barbara campus Monday night, and authorities were hunting for the gunman, authorities said. There was no word on the conditions of the victims. Details were sketchy, but the university said the shooting was reported about 7:30 p.m. in the 6500 […]
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3 shot near UC Santa Barbara campus

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:10
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Three people were shot near the University of California, Santa Barbara campus Monday night, and authorities were hunting for the gunman, authorities said. There was no word on the conditions of the victims. Details were sketchy, but the university said the shooting was reported about 7:30 p.m. in the 6500 […]
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3 shot near UC Santa Barbara campus

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:10
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Three people were shot near the University of California, Santa Barbara campus Monday night, and authorities were hunting for the gunman, authorities said. There was no word on the conditions of the victims. Details were sketchy, but the university said the shooting was reported about 7:30 p.m. in the 6500 […]

U.S. offers over $35 million for hard-hit coal communities

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:10
By Valerie Volcovici PIKEVILLE, Kentucky (Reuters) - The United States has released $35.5 million to help communities hit hard by the decline in coal mining to diversify their economies and retrain displaced miners, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said on Monday. Perez announced the move at the Shaping our Appalachian Region (SOAR) summit in eastern Kentucky, a region hard hit by the downturn in the U.S. coal industry. He said funds would be available to "communities that have laid the groundwork" by launching initiatives to jumpstart new industries and opportunities to branch out from coal mining.

Washington state man shot after pointing phone like a gun: police - Yahoo News

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:09

Washington state man shot after pointing phone like a gun: police
Yahoo News
(Reuters) - An unarmed Washington state man who was fatally shot by officers at a lumber yard outside of Seattle last month had pointed a cellphone at them like a gun before he was killed, police said. The shooting comes as a national debate over ...

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Illinois languishes as lowest ranked state by credit: survey

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:09
Illinois has the worst ranking among the U.S. states in terms of credit quality, according to a report by Conning, an investment manager for the insurance industry, as options for the embattled Midwestern state to fix its finances are running out. Illinois fell to the bottom of Conning's ratings system when it published its biannual report six months ago. Illinois has the worst-funded pension system of all 50 states. On Friday, the Illinois Supreme Court threw out the state's landmark pension reform, putting the onus on its new governor to find a solution.

5 killed, homes destroyed as tornadoes hit Texas, Arkansas

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:07

Tornadoes batter towns in Texas, Arkansas, South Dakota and IowaLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas, killing at least five people, including a young couple who died trying to shield their daughter from the storm.


Only 3 of 7 midsize SUVs perform well in crash tests

NBA - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:05
DETROIT (AP) — Only three of seven midsize SUVs from the 2015 model year performed well in front-end crash tests done by an insurance industry group. The Nissan Murano and Jeep Wrangler four-door got the highest, or “good,” rating in the latest round of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety small overlap crash tests. The Ford […]
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Only 3 of 7 midsize SUVs perform well in crash tests

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:05
DETROIT (AP) — Only three of seven midsize SUVs from the 2015 model year performed well in front-end crash tests done by an insurance industry group. The Nissan Murano and Jeep Wrangler four-door got the highest, or “good,” rating in the latest round of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety small overlap crash tests. The Ford […]
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Only 3 of 7 midsize SUVs perform well in crash tests

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:05
DETROIT (AP) — Only three of seven midsize SUVs from the 2015 model year performed well in front-end crash tests done by an insurance industry group. The Nissan Murano and Jeep Wrangler four-door got the highest, or “good,” rating in the latest round of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety small overlap crash tests. The Ford […]

Washington state man shot after pointing phone like a gun: police - Reuters

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:01

Washington state man shot after pointing phone like a gun: police
Reuters
An unarmed Washington state man who was fatally shot by officers at a lumber yard outside of Seattle last month had pointed a cellphone at them like a gun before he was killed, police said. The shooting comes as a national debate over police use of ...

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Alex Ovechkin’s guarantee of victory doesn’t bother his coach

NBA - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:01
Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals has said his team will win Game 7 in New York on Wednesday — and his coach, Barry Trotz, doesn’t seem to mind the captain’s bravado.
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Alex Ovechkin’s guarantee of victory doesn’t bother his coach

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:01
Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals has said his team will win Game 7 in New York on Wednesday — and his coach, Barry Trotz, doesn’t seem to mind the captain’s bravado.
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Alex Ovechkin’s guarantee of victory doesn’t bother his coach

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:01
Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals has said his team will win Game 7 in New York on Wednesday — and his coach, Barry Trotz, doesn’t seem to mind the captain’s bravado.

Mentally Ill Inmates Are Routinely Physically Abused, Study Says

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:01
A Human Rights Watch review finds that mistreatment by guards, including the use of chemical sprays and electronic stun guns, has led to a number of deaths.







Billboard Music Awards: Kanye West to Close Show

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:00
The awards show will air live May 17 on ABC.
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Shell clears major hurdle for Arctic drilling

NBA - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 11:57
The Interior Department's decision to conditionally approve oil drilling angered environmentalists who have demanded that the administration reject offshore Arctic drilling proposals.
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Shell clears major hurdle for Arctic drilling

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 11:57
The Interior Department's decision to conditionally approve oil drilling angered environmentalists who have demanded that the administration reject offshore Arctic drilling proposals.
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