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Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:18
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Chinese actor's apology to wife breaks web record

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:16
A Chinese actor's apology to his actress wife following rumors of his infidelity has set a record for comments and retweets on China's version of Twitter.

Teen who climbed World Trade Center faces charges

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:12
NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey teenager who climbed to the top of 1 World Trade Center now faces charges.

Officer fired in NM over beating wants old job

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:11
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque police officer caught on video repeatedly kicking a suspect and then giving a fellow officer a celebratory belly bump is seeking his old job back.

Turkey's Twitter ban illegal - court

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:09
Turkey's ban on the social media site Twitter violates freedom of expression and individual rights, the country's constitutional court has ruled.
Categories: BBC World News

Jason Kidd’s Bad Rap, Now 20 Years Old

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:09
In 1994, as Jason Kidd was beginning his first N.B.A. season, he made a brief foray into rap music with “What the Kidd Didd,” a song that has, thankfully, been largely forgotten.
    

UK concern over Gibraltar 'incursion'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:08
The Foreign Office summons the Spanish ambassador over a "serious incursion" by Spanish ships into waters off Gibraltar.
Categories: BBC World News

Supreme Court voids overall campaign donor limits

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:04

FILE - This Oct. 8, 2013 file photo shows Cornell Woolridge of Windsor Mill, Md., takes part in a demonstration outside the Supreme Court in Washington as the court heard arguments on campaign finance. The Supreme Court struck down limits Wednesday in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual donors may make to candidates, political parties and political action committees. The justices said in a 5-4 vote that Americans have a right to give the legal maximum to candidates for Congress and president, as well as to parties and PACs, without worrying that they will violate the law when they bump up against a limit on all contributions, set at $123,200 for 2013 and 2014. That includes a separate $48,600 cap on contributions to candidates. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court further loosened the reins on political giving Wednesday, ruling that big campaign donors can dole out money to as many candidates and political committees as they want as long as they abide by limits on contributions to each individual campaign.


Colville cop gets 2-year sentence for sex on duty

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:02
SPOKANE (AP) — A man who had sex with several women while on duty as a Colville police officer was sentenced Tuesday to more than two years in prison.

Cambodia repatriates 3 possible US MIA remains

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:01
A ceremony was held in Cambodia on Wednesday to repatriate what are believed to be the remains of three American servicemen who went missing in action more than 40 years ago during the Vietnam War.

Tusk clue to Saudi desert's green past

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:01
Tusk of extinct elephant gives clue to Saudi desert's past
Categories: BBC World News

Death Toll Rises to 29 in Washington State Landslide

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:00
The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s office said one additional victim had been found as searchers continued the grim task of looking through tangled muck.
    

Woman hurt after being pushed off embankment near viaduct.

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 23:57
A woman was injured after apparently being pushed down an embankment near the Alaskan Way Viaduct early this morning.

Yanukovych decries Crimea annexation

BBC World News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 23:57
Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych calls Russia's annexation of Crimea "a tragedy" and says he hopes it will one day rejoin Ukraine.
Categories: BBC World News

Fired Albuquerque officer in beating wants old job

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 23:56
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque police officer caught on video repeatedly kicking a suspect and then giving a fellow officer a celebratory belly bump is seeking his old job back.

In Crimea, Russia Showcases a Rebooted Army

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 23:54
A sleek new Russian vanguard is notable for mobility, equipment and behavior that differ sharply from the forces seen in action in recent years.
    

House GOP plan seeks health cuts to balance budget

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 23:52

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., center, confers with aide Conor Sweeney as he leaves a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, before a markup session where House Republicans will craft a slashing plan to try to balance the budget within 10 years. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans who control the House Budget Committee pressed ahead Wednesday on a budget-balancing plan that sharply cuts spending on transportation, health care programs for the middle class and the poor, food stamps and other domestic initiatives.


1 Killed in Bombings Near Cairo University

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 23:50
Several blasts in the Egyptian capital killed at least one police officer and wounded several others in the first major attack since the start of the presidential campaign.
    





18 countries ratify treaty regulating arms trade

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 23:48
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Eighteen countries including five of the world's leading arms exporters have officially ratified the landmark treaty regulating the multibillion-dollar global arms trade on the first anniversary of its adoption by the U.N. General Assembly.