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Facebook apologizes to drag queens for name policy

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 06:00
Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith.

Father charged in alleged Amber Alert abduction of son

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:59
By Evan Marczynski / Skagit Valley Herald

Judge rules Calpers can be impaired in Stockton bankruptcy

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:58
SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - The judge overseeing the Stockton, California, bankruptcy on Wednesday ruled the state's huge pension system, Calpers, can be impaired as part of the city's financial restructuring. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein said the city's contract with the California Public Employees' Retirement System could be rejected. The ruling follows a similar determination in the city of Detroit's bankruptcy case, in which that judge ruled that pensions could also be made to absorb losses along with other creditors. ...

Wyoming landslide stabilization to begin in 2015

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:57

FILE - This April 18, 2014 aerial image provided by Tributary Environmental shows a home damaged by a landslide in Jackson, Wyo. Town officials say they don’t have enough time left before cold weather arrives to get going on a project to permanently stabilize a slow-moving landslide that tore one house in two and cut off access to dozens of other homes last spring. The work will begin next year. Meanwhile, next year’s spring thaw presents a concern but for now the slide only is moving at about an inch or two per month, according to George Machan, the chief engineer consulting with town officials on the situation said Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Tributary Environmental) NO SALESJACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Town officials say they don't have enough time left before cold weather arrives to get going on a project to permanently stabilize a slow-moving landslide in Wyoming that tore one house in two and cut off access to dozens of other homes last spring.


Driver killed in Covington pursuit was Puyallup woman

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:56
Update at 2:39 p.m.: King County sheriff's Detective Jason Stanley said the driver killed in Monday's crash was a 34-year-old Puyallup woman who was suspected of stealing clothing and electronics from a Kohl's department store in Covington.

Snohomish County Jail reports third recent death

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:51
The Associated Press

Oregon man gets 30 years in Christmas bomb plot

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:49
The Associated Press

Bell Gardens, California Mayor Daniel Crespo fatally shot; wife released

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:48

Bell Gardens, California Mayor Daniel Crespo fatally shot; wife releasedThe wife suspected of shooting and killing the mayor of a Los Angeles County city has been released after hours of questioning, authorities said.


VIDEO: Iraq PM: IS threatens Iraq's existence

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:47
Iraq's new prime minister Haider al-Abadi has told the BBC that Islamic State continues to pose 'an existential threat' to the his country.
Categories: BBC World News

Ocean Greens to become Seattle's third state-licensed pot shop

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:47
The legal pot market seems to be picking up steam. Ocean Greens owner Oltion Hyseni announced his store will open at 4:20 p.m. Thursday. His business will become Seattle's third state-licensed marijuana store. He said he thinks Ocean Greens has acquired enough supply to stay open, but will

UW's Bob Gregory on the versatile Shaq Thompson: 'He can handle it all'

WA Huskies - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:46
UW linebackers coach Bob Gregory met with the media after Wednesday's practice:
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Former President Carter celebrates 90th birthday

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:44

Former President Jimmy Carter, right, blows out candles on a birthday cake as wife Rosalynn looks on during his 90th birthday celebration, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday in Atlanta, blowing out three candles representing the past, present and future and thanking family and friends for their support and love.


Florida music row killer guilty

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:41
Michael Dunn is found guilty in the fatal shooting of Jordan Davis, a teenager shot during a row over loud music at a petrol station in Florida.
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Court blocks part of new North Carolina voting law

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:36
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Parts of North Carolina's new voting law, considered one of the toughest in the nation, were set aside for next month's elections because they were likely to disenfranchise black voters, a federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday.

Machine Learning: Mobile Malware: Small Numbers, but Growing

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:36
A soaring percentage increase in phone infections is tempered by the fact that some basic tech hygiene will usually protect you.

Records: Kissinger made plans to attack Cuba

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:36

FILE - In a June 11, 2013 file photo, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger gestures during a birthday reception for his 90th birthday in Berlin, Germany. According to declassified government documents posted online Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, Kissinger ordered contingency plans drawn up nearly 40 years ago to attack Cuba, incensed over the small island's deployment of troops to Angola. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, Pool)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ordered contingency plans drawn up nearly 40 years ago to attack Cuba, incensed over the small island's deployment of troops to Angola, according to declassified government documents posted online Wednesday.


Ohio woman sues sperm bank after birth of mixed-race baby

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:34
By Elizabeth Daley (Reuters) - A white Ohio woman is suing a sperm bank for mistakenly giving her and her white same-sex partner sperm from an African-American donor, her lawyer said on Wednesday. Jennifer Cramblett, 36, of rural Uniontown in northeastern Ohio, sued Midwest Sperm Bank in Chicago on Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court for "wrongful birth and breach of warranty" following the birth of Cramblett's daughter two years ago. ...

VIDEO: Texas children 'monitored for Ebola'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:31
More information has come to light about the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States.
Categories: BBC World News

UW senior lineman Ben Riva close to returning from apparent knee injury

WA Huskies - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:31
Senior offensive lineman Ben Riva again suited up and participated in pregame warmup drills with the Huskies before kickoff against Stanford, but he did not play for the third straight game while nursing an apparent knee injury.
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