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VIDEO: Who are the children fleeing to the US border?

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:16
Who are the children fleeing to the US border?
Categories: BBC World News

Seahawks personnel updates --- DT Jesse Williams may need knee surgery

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:16
Here are the non-Marshawn Lynch personnel  news and notes from today:
Categories: Sports Center

Witnesses: No security-camera videos show blast

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:14

FILE - In this April 24, 1995 file photo, an Oklahoma City police car decorated with the words "We will never forget" and a small American flag sits near the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. On Thursday, July 31, 2014, the FBI capped off its attempt to persuade a federal judge in Salt Lake City that it is not hiding unreleased surveillance videos from the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing by bringing witnesses who testified that there has never been any security-camera videos of the bomb going off. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)The FBI capped off its attempt to persuade a federal judge that it is not hiding unreleased surveillance videos from the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing by bringing witnesses Thursday who testified that there has never been any security-camera videos of the bomb going off.


Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:14

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents and Chicago police are seen outside a downtown high-rise office building following a shooting inside the building Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Chicago. Police said a demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)CHICAGO (AP) — A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office building in downtown Chicago's bustling financial district, police said.


Technique turns bodies 'see-through'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:13
A newly discovered way to make entire bodies transparent could pave the way for a new generation of treatments, scientists say.
Categories: BBC World News

Hundreds attend Mass for saint's return to Hawaii

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:11

FILE - In this 1883 file photo provided by the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, Mother Marianne Cope, a nun who dedicated her life to caring for exiled leprosy patients on Kalaupapa in Hawaii, poses for a photographer. St. Marianne Cope’s remains will arrive in a hearse Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace in downtown Honolulu for a ceremony. The remains will be kept in a cabinet in the cathedral. (AP Photo/Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, File)HONOLULU (AP) — A white hearse pulled up to the entrance of a downtown Honolulu cathedral Thursday, carrying the remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients.


1,100 layoffs planned at Alpha coal mines in W.Va.

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:08
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — One of the nation's largest coal producers said Thursday it expects to lay off 1,100 workers at 11 southern West Virginia surface coal mines by mid-October, citing dismal markets and federal regulation.

Whistle-blowers often victimised - MPs

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:08
The treatment of employees in public services who raise concerns about wrongdoing is often "shocking", a group of MPs says.
Categories: BBC World News

Shell, Alaska Natives to share in offshore profits

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:08
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Native regional corporation and six Native Village corporations signed an agreement with a Shell Oil subsidiary Thursday that aims to share the profits from offshore drilling off Alaska's northwest coast.

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:07
Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.

Medical examiner IDs man in Chicago work shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:06

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy speaks to the media outside a downtown high-rise office building following a shooting inside the building, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Chicago. Police said a demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)CHICAGO (AP) — The local medical examiner has identified the man accused of shooting and wounding his boss before fatally shooting himself inside a Chicago high-rise office building.


'Draconian' Russian net law enacted

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:05
A new law imposing restrictions on bloggers and social media users has come into effect in Russia.
Categories: BBC World News

Opponents offer 2 alternatives to Corcoran breakup

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:04

FILE - This May, 15, 2014 file photo shows the entrance of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington. A leading Washington philanthropist is presenting an alternate plan to save one of the nation’s oldest museums in court hearings this week over whether to break up the trust from 1869 that established the Corcoran Gallery of Art and later its college. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Opponents of a plan to break up Washington's nearly 150-year-old Corcoran Gallery of Art presented two alternatives in court this week to preserve an independent museum and art school as a judge considers its proposed merger with two larger institutions.


Game thread: Mariners at Indians -- July 31, 2014

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:01
Sorry for the late start. Trade deadline has been crazy.

Beyoncé and Jay Z near perfection at Safeco Wednesday night

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:01
The official theme for the joint Beyoncé and Jay Z concert Wednesday night at Safeco Field was “On the Run,” harkening back to the singer and rapper’s duet “03 Bonnie and Clyde” — a statement of solidarity when Jay Z was a bigger star than Beyoncé (i

Watershed weekend

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:01
Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum (pictured) and Jake Owen roll into the Gorge Amphitheatre this weekend for the Watershed Festival. Now in its third year, the country-music shindig has been sold-out for weeks on the strength of a solid lineup that includes Randy Houser, Kip Moore and Billy Currington, pl

Federal Home Loan Bank here eyes merger with Midwest counterpart

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:01
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle and its larger sister bank in Des Moines, Iowa, said Thursday they are exploring a merger that would create the national finance network’s largest cooperative by membership.

Top UN aid official urges daily 'pauses' in Gaza

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:00

Rockets are fired from Gaza Strip towards Israel, Thursday, July 31, 2014, as international efforts to end the 23-day-old conflict seemed to sputter despite concern over the mounting death toll. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief called Thursday for daily "humanitarian pauses" until a long-term cease-fire is reached between Israel and Hamas in order to deliver relief to hundreds of thousands in need in Gaza, rescue the injured and give civilians a reprieve from the war.


Now growing underground: Food swapping

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:57
For home preservers and urban gardeners who grow or process on a small scale, food swaps are a place to offload abundance, as well as try ideas.