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FAA investigating close call at Chicago's Midway Airport

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:48
CHICAGO (AP) — Two passenger jets simultaneously began to take off on intersecting runways at Chicago's Midway International Airport, forcing controllers to order one to halt to avoid a collision.

Finally, U.S. Open questions are about to be answered

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:46
All the questions have made for great pre-tournament fodder and have elicited a seemingly endless stream of stories. But on Thursday, we finally will get some answers as the opening round of the U.S. Open, the first held in the Pacific Northwest, is played with the first groups teeing off at 7 a.m.
Categories: Sports Center

Finally, U.S. Open questions are about to be answered

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:46
All the questions have made for great pre-tournament fodder and have elicited a seemingly endless stream of stories. But on Thursday, we finally will get some answers as the opening round of the U.S. Open, the first held in the Pacific Northwest, is played with the first groups teeing off at 7 a.m.
Categories: Sports Center

Finally, U.S. Open questions are about to be answered

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:46
All the questions have made for great pre-tournament fodder and have elicited a seemingly endless stream of stories. But on Thursday, we finally will get some answers as the opening round of the U.S. Open, the first held in the Pacific Northwest, is played with the first groups teeing off at 7 a.m.

American killed fighting ISIS felt calling after rocky past

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:38

Necati Yuzbasioglu, of Manville, R.I., background left, talks with Ben Douthwaite, of Delaware, beside pictures of Keith Broomfield, foreground right, and Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan outside Grace Baptist Church in Hudson, Mass., Wednesday, June 17, 2015, before the funeral service for Broomfield. Broomfield was killed in Syria while fighting the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)HUDSON, Mass. (AP) — The father of the first American believed to have been killed fighting the Islamic State group said his son's path "wasn't very straight," but God straightened it and guided him to Syria.


Cheating ingrained in baseball long before alleged Cardinals hack

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:36

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Johnson looks on as Houston Astros' Carter hits a two-run homer off pitcher Motte during a MLB spring training game in Kissimmee, Florida.Cheating in baseball has been a tradition since the days of Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth - generations before Major League Baseball confirmed that the St. Louis Cardinals are being investigated for possibly hacking in to the computers of the Houston Astros. The late Joe Niekro had so many ways to scuff a ball illegally that the former pitcher used to go on late-night talk shows carrying a sander and wearing a tool belt to laugh about his antics. "This is old wine in new bottles," said MLB's official historian, John Thorn.


Canada government websites hacked

BBC World News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:36
Multiple Canadian government websites have been brought back online after they went dark for several hours in a hacking attack.
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2 boys rescue young children from burning home in Florida

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:32

Isiah Francis, 10, left, and Jeremiah Grimes, 11, explain how they ran into a burning trailer at Lake John's Motel Efficiency on West Colonial Drive in Oakland, Fla., late Tuesday morning and saved two young children on June 16, 2015. (Tiffany Walden/Orlando Sentinel via AP) MAGS OUT; NO SALESOAKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Typical of their hot summer days free from school, 11-year-old Jeremiah Grimes and 10-year-old Isiah Francis were plopped on the couch watching YouTube and playing video games, but Tuesday they smelled something unusual.


Wayback Wednesday: U.S. Open edition

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:16
In this week’s installment of ‘Wayback Wednesday’ we take a trip back in time to the cover of The Seattle Times sports page on June 12, 1950, where — like today — the U.S. Open was the talk of the town. That year, the U.S. Open took place at Merion Golf Course in Ardmore, Pa. […]
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Wayback Wednesday: U.S. Open edition

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:16
In this week’s installment of ‘Wayback Wednesday’ we take a trip back in time to the cover of The Seattle Times sports page on June 12, 1950, where — like today — the U.S. Open was the talk of the town. That year, the U.S. Open took place at Merion Golf Course in Ardmore, Pa. […]
Categories: Sports Center

Wayback Wednesday: U.S. Open edition

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:16
In this week’s installment of ‘Wayback Wednesday’ we take a trip back in time to the cover of The Seattle Times sports page on June 12, 1950, where — like today — the U.S. Open was the talk of the town. That year, the U.S. Open took place at Merion Golf Course in Ardmore, Pa. […]

OSHA says BNSF Railway retaliated against worker

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:15
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says an investigation found BNSF Railway retaliated against a train conductor after he reported a knee injury.
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OSHA says BNSF Railway retaliated against worker

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:15
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says an investigation found BNSF Railway retaliated against a train conductor after he reported a knee injury.
Categories: Sports Center

OSHA says BNSF Railway retaliated against worker

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:15
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says an investigation found BNSF Railway retaliated against a train conductor after he reported a knee injury.

Arabs, Muslims can sue U.S. officials over post-9/11 jail treatment

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:06

A smoke plume rises from lower Manhattan September 11, 2001 in this photo taken from space on the ISSBy Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided U.S. appeals court said the federal government's top law enforcers can be sued by former inmates who claim their civil rights were violated while jailed after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks because they were Arab, Muslim or stereotyped that way. Wednesday's 2-1 decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals prompted an impassioned dissent that the ruling could make it harder to protect the country against terrorism. The court revived claims against Bush administration officials including Attorney General John Ashcroft, FBI director Robert Mueller and Immigration and Naturalization Services Commissioner James Ziglar by former inmates at Brooklyn's Metropolitan Detention Center.


Building Blocks: Sunlight on Summer Solstice Will Light Up Fulton Center Hub

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:05
The sun’s rays will burnish the Sky Reflector-Net, a 79-foot-high convex tracery of aluminum panels and stainless steel cables in the transit center’s atrium, for more than nine hours on Sunday.







The next new airplane: Bombardier’s CSeries finally arrives – and waits for sales

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:04
The Bombardier CSeries is the only new commercial jet at this year's Paris Air Show. The plane looks impressive, yet the plane is late and has few sales. A new mangement team is trying to save the program.
Categories: Sports Center

The next new airplane: Bombardier’s CSeries finally arrives – and waits for sales

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:04
The Bombardier CSeries is the only new commercial jet at this year's Paris Air Show. The plane looks impressive, yet the plane is late and has few sales. A new mangement team is trying to save the program.
Categories: Sports Center

The next new airplane: Bombardier’s CSeries finally arrives – and waits for sales

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:04
The Bombardier CSeries is the only new commercial jet at this year's Paris Air Show. The plane looks impressive, yet the plane is late and has few sales. A new mangement team is trying to save the program.