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Class 4A, 3A & 2A state boys soccer rankings – Week 9

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 19:00
Here are The Seattle Times rankings for Class 4A, 3A and 2A for Week 9 of the 2015 season (this year’s record in parentheses):

A.C.L.U., Citing Bias Against Women, Wants Inquiry Into Hollywood’s Hiring Practices

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 19:00
The organization will ask state and federal agencies to look into what it calls rampant and intentional gender discrimination in recruiting and hiring of female directors.







Suspect arrested for Dunkin' Donuts smash-and-grab in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:57

Suspect arrested for Dunkin' Donuts smash-and-grab in West PhiladelphiaA suspect is in custody for allegedly robbing a Dunkin' Donuts in West Philadelphia.


Dad avoids jail time in amusement park fight over knife ban

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:56
BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A Vermont man has received a six-month suspended sentence on several charges following a fracas last summer that erupted at a New Hampshire amusement park when his family was told they couldn't carry their knives.

Texas, Arkansas governors declare disasters after deadly tornadoes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:49

A young boy rests his head in his hands in front of a house which was destroyed after a tornado swept through the area in Van, TexasBy Lisa Maria Garza and Steve Barnes VAN, Texas/LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - The governors of Texas and Arkansas declared disasters on Monday in parts of their states hit by tornadoes and floods in a storm series that slammed central states, leaving at least five people dead, injuring more than 50 and reducing buildings to splinters. A husband and wife were killed near a trailer park in Van, Texas, about 70 miles (115 km) southeast of Dallas, a town of about 2,500 people where scores of homes were shattered. The National Weather Service said an EF3 category tornado packing winds of around 140 mph (225 kph) hit the town. Near the west Arkansas town of Nashville, a baby girl was pulled from the wreckage of a mobile home where her parents died in a tornado.


Police: Bus driver drove drunk with 35 kids on board

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:49

New York bus driver hit a telephone pole while transporting high school students.

       

Harry Reid trolls the Washington Department of Football

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:46

Senate minority leader tweets displeasure over Tom Brady's suspension.

       

Second deadly Nepal earthquake caught on camera

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:46

The 7.3 magnitude quake, located in an isolated area near Kodari, killed at least 42 people.

       

Warner Music Group says streaming is gaining steam

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:40

Music streaming is gaining ground.Warner Music Group has announced a major uptick in recorded music streaming, as the industry continues to look beyond downloads to paid subscriptions. The company announced on Monday that its recorded music division had received more revenue from streaming than paid for digital downloads in the quarter ending March 31, an unprecedented announcement from any of the major music labels. Overall, recorded music streaming revenue increased by 33 percent, giving more support to the idea that even with its various issues, streaming is the future for music consumption. "This is an important milestone, and impressive considering the strong double-digit growth is coming on top of an increasingly significant base," Warner Music Group CEO Stephen Cooper said.


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Taylor Swift comforts a fan whose mom died

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:35

Mother's Day is tough for anyone who's lost their mom. But Taylor Swift did her part to comfort one grieving fan on Sunday, responding to he...

       

Voices: I survived another nerve-rattling Nepal quake

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:34

Everyone is on edge wondering what tomorrow will bring.

       

Chicago Wins Bid to Host Obama Library

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:27
The Barack Obama Foundation said the presidential library would be built in a South Side park, edging out New York and Hawaii.







USA about to get Cuba's lung cancer vaccine

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:26

Clinical trials of Cimavax could start this year.

       

Singapore anti-Lee teen found guilty

BBC World News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:14
A Singapore court finds 16-year-old Amos Yee guilty of wounding religious feelings in a video critical of late PM Lee Kuan Yew.
Categories: BBC World News

Court hears former Va. gov's appeal in corruption case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:12

He has been free on bond since being sentenced to two years in prison.

       

Final exam asks students to strip down to their 'naked self'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:08

UC-San Diego students were asked to strip down for a final in a visual art class.

       

Israeli court jails renowned rabbi

BBC World News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:06
One of Israel's best-known rabbis, Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto, is sentenced to jail for attempting to bribe the head of the national fraud squad.
Categories: BBC World News

Song stuck in your head? Chew gum

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:04

Getting a song stuck in your head is no modern conundrum, with even Edgar Allan Poe complaining in 1845 that it is "quite a common thing" to...

       

Gormley works placed at beauty spots

BBC World News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:02
Life-sized sculptures by Antony Gormley have been placed at five beauty spots around the UK that were specially selected by the artist.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Nepali parliament hit by quake

BBC World News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:01
Politicians flee the Nepali parliament chamber as a second earthquake hits the country.
Categories: BBC World News