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Grand jury indicts leader behind Planned Parenthood videos

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:09

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Houston grand jury investigating undercover footage of Planned Parenthood found no wrongdoing Monday by the abortion provider but instead indicted anti-abortion activists involved in making the videos that provoked outrage among Republican leaders nationwide. David Daleiden, founder of the Center for Medical Progress, was indicted on a felony charge of […]

Plaintiffs' lawyers wary of taking on Flint water scandal

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:07

The top of a water tower is seen at the Flint Water Plant in Flint, MichiganThe water scandal in Flint, Michigan has many of the ingredients for a mass, class-action lawsuit: danger signs that may have been ignored, many thousands of potential victims, the possibility of lifelong health problems, and the alleged systemic failure of people in charge. What's holding them back, several lawyers said, is not the facts or the victims, but the prospective targets: The State of Michigan, the city of Flint, and officials at various levels of government. Special legal protections make it difficult to hold governments liable for damages, they said.


Grand jury investigating Planned Parenthood indicts 2 anti-abortion activists who made videos

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:04

HOUSTON (AP) — Grand jury investigating Planned Parenthood indicts 2 anti-abortion activists who made videos.
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Grand jury investigating Planned Parenthood indicts 2 anti-abortion activists who made videos

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:04

HOUSTON (AP) — Grand jury investigating Planned Parenthood indicts 2 anti-abortion activists who made videos.
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Grand jury investigating Planned Parenthood indicts 2 anti-abortion activists who made videos

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:04

HOUSTON (AP) — Grand jury investigating Planned Parenthood indicts 2 anti-abortion activists who made videos.

Lawmaker: Backlash on reporter registry bill made point

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:01

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina legislator whose journalism registry proposal touched off a media firestorm says he never actually wanted to require reporters to register with the state, but the instant backlash made his point. Republican Rep. Mike Pitts told The Associated Press on Monday that by “screaming First Amendment,” the media reacted […]
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Lawmaker: Backlash on reporter registry bill made point

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:01

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina legislator whose journalism registry proposal touched off a media firestorm says he never actually wanted to require reporters to register with the state, but the instant backlash made his point. Republican Rep. Mike Pitts told The Associated Press on Monday that by “screaming First Amendment,” the media reacted […]
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Lawmaker: Backlash on reporter registry bill made point

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:01

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina legislator whose journalism registry proposal touched off a media firestorm says he never actually wanted to require reporters to register with the state, but the instant backlash made his point. Republican Rep. Mike Pitts told The Associated Press on Monday that by “screaming First Amendment,” the media reacted […]

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:01

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell Monday as the price of oil slumped again, giving up some of the ground it gained late last week. That forced energy company stocks lower. On Monday: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 208.29 points, or 1.3 percent, to 15,885.22. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index shed 29.82 […]
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:01

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell Monday as the price of oil slumped again, giving up some of the ground it gained late last week. That forced energy company stocks lower. On Monday: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 208.29 points, or 1.3 percent, to 15,885.22. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index shed 29.82 […]
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:01

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell Monday as the price of oil slumped again, giving up some of the ground it gained late last week. That forced energy company stocks lower. On Monday: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 208.29 points, or 1.3 percent, to 15,885.22. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index shed 29.82 […]

Iranian president Rouhani begins 4-day European visit

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 05:56

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Italian President Sergio Mattarella, right, upon his arrival at the Quirinale Presidential palace, in Rome, Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. On his four-day tour, in the wake of the implementation of Iran's landmark nuclear agreement, Rouhani is scheduled to meet with the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Pope Francis and the French President Francois Hollande. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)ROME (AP) — Italy's premier said Monday that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, kicking off the first state visit to Europe by an Iranian president in nearly two decades, "can play a fundamental role in the stability" of the Middle East.


Body found in Skykomish River was missing Monroe woman

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 05:53

A body found in the Skykomish River last week is that of a missing Monroe woman.
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Body found in Skykomish River was missing Monroe woman

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 05:53

A body found in the Skykomish River last week is that of a missing Monroe woman.
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Body found in Skykomish River was missing Monroe woman

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 05:53

A body found in the Skykomish River last week is that of a missing Monroe woman.

South Carolina college punishes 14 cadets in white hood incident

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 05:52
Fourteen cadets at the Citadel military college in South Carolina have been disciplined after some were photographed wearing white pillowcases that resembled hoods worn by the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan, the school said on Monday. Two photos of the costumed cadets were posted on social media last month, sparking an outcry from civil rights leaders. The college said its investigation found that freshmen cadets who dressed in all white with pillowcases over their heads to perform a "Ghosts of Christmas Past" skit and sing Christmas carols showed poor judgment but had no ill intent.

In coastal New Jersey, a flood of criticism for Christie follows storm

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 05:51

A man walks on a flooded street at Fairmount and Arizona Avenues on his way to work at a casino after a powerful snowstorm struck the U.S. East Coast, in Atlantic City, New JerseyThe storm that walloped Washington and New York with about 2 feet (60 cm) of snow hit coastal Cape May County in New Jersey with tides higher than those measured during 2012's Superstorm Sandy, sending salt water into properties and forcing hundreds of people to evacuate. Jim Hand voiced exasperation as he surveyed the damage at Fred's Tavern in Stone Harbor, a bar and liquor store about 35 miles (56 km) down the coast from Atlantic City. "We're doing the same thing today we did after Sandy," said Hand, 61.


Roche Harbor Salmon Classic anglers find tough fishing in the San Juan Islands

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 05:47

Inclement weather and not so good fishing summed up how the Roche Harbor Salmon Classic fared last Friday and Saturday (Jan. 22-23). In all 100 boats with 345 anglers caught 53 fish on Friday and 39 fish on Saturday. The weather was wet and windy leading up to registration on Thursday (Jan. 21), creating travel […]
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Roche Harbor Salmon Classic anglers find tough fishing in the San Juan Islands

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 05:47

Inclement weather and not so good fishing summed up how the Roche Harbor Salmon Classic fared last Friday and Saturday (Jan. 22-23). In all 100 boats with 345 anglers caught 53 fish on Friday and 39 fish on Saturday. The weather was wet and windy leading up to registration on Thursday (Jan. 21), creating travel […]
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Roche Harbor Salmon Classic anglers find tough fishing in the San Juan Islands

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 05:47

Inclement weather and not so good fishing summed up how the Roche Harbor Salmon Classic fared last Friday and Saturday (Jan. 22-23). In all 100 boats with 345 anglers caught 53 fish on Friday and 39 fish on Saturday. The weather was wet and windy leading up to registration on Thursday (Jan. 21), creating travel […]