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Obama Weighs Steps to Cover Contraception

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:16
The Obama administration, reeling from decisions by the Supreme Court, is weighing options to provide contraceptive coverage to women who are about to lose it or never had it because of their employers’ religious objections.






Critic’s Notebook: Refugee Camp for Syrians in Jordan Evolves as a Do-It-Yourself City

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:12
As the sprawling Zaatari camp evolves into an informal city — with an economy and even gentrification — aid workers say camps can be potential urban incubators that benefit host countries like Jordan.

VIDEO: Huge grasshopper lands on Rodriguez

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:10
An insect landed on Colombia's James Rodriguez after he scored a penalty against Brazil during their 2014 World Cup quarter-finals at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Huge grasshopper lands on Rodriguez

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:10
An insect landed on Colombia's James Rodriguez after he scored a penalty against Brazil during their 2014 World Cup quarter-finals at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza.
Categories: BBC World News

World Cup 2014: Argentina Fans Hope to Spoil Brazil's Tournament

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:09
Tens of thousands of Argentines have traveled to Brazil, stirring worries among Brazilians about violence and about Argentina winning the World Cup.

Californians Keep Up With Joneses’ Water Use

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:06
In the five months since a drought emergency was declared, Californians have barely cut their water consumption, leading some residents to get personal about waste.

Police identify suspect sought in fatal New Orleans shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:05
(Reuters) - Police in New Orleans on Friday identified a suspect in a shooting in the city's popular French Quarter last weekend in which a woman was killed and nine people were wounded. Trung Le, 20, also known as “Joe,” is being sought in the death of Brittany Thomas, 21, of Hammond, Louisiana, who died of gunshot wounds on Wednesday, New Orleans police said in statement. Le, of nearby Belle Chasse, Louisiana, is believed to have fired the first shot, police said. Bourbon Street runs through the heart of New Orleans' oldest neighborhood, the French Quarter, a prime tourist destination lined with bars, restaurants, clubs and souvenir shops.

Brazil striker Neymar to miss rest of World Cup

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:04
Neymar will miss the rest of the World Cup after fracturing a vertebra during the team's quarterfinal win over Colombia, the team's doctor said Friday.

Iraq's al-Maliki signals his intent to stay in job

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:04
Despite mounting pressure to step aside, Iraq's Nouri al-Maliki vowed Friday not to abandon his bid for another term as prime minister and pledged to stay on until the Sunni militants who have overrun much of the country are defeated.

Costa Rica worried about Arjen Robben's dives

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:04
Costa Rica issued a plea to the referee on Friday to keep an eye on Arjen Robben's diving.

2014 Philly Jam: Aloe Blacc

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:04

 Aloe BlaccAloe Blacc performs at the Wawa Welcome America Philly Jam 2014.


Guatemala rebel guilty of killings

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:04
A court in Guatemala has sentenced a former rebel leader to a long prison sentence for ordering the murder of 22 pro-government farmers in 1988.
Categories: BBC World News

Guatemala rebel guilty of killings

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:04
A court in Guatemala has sentenced a former rebel leader to a long prison sentence for ordering the murder of 22 pro-government farmers in 1988.
Categories: BBC World News

Video purportedly shows extremist leader in Iraq

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:03

It's a rare, if not first, public appearance of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

       

Suspect arrested in Bourbon St. shootings

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:01

Suspect named in Bourbon St. ShootingNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 20-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection with a gunfight that erupted on Bourbon Street, killing one bystander and wounding nine others on the thoroughfare of nightspots that is one of New Orleans' biggest tourist draws.


Poised to Gain in Iraq Crisis, Kurds Face New Barriers to Autonomy

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:59
Although exporting its vast oil supply would give the Kurdish government leverage in its push for sovereignty, opposition from other nations has left the region’s future uncertain.

Brazil 2, Colombia 1: World Cup 2014: Neymar's Injury Dampens Brazil's Win Over Colombia

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:58
Brazil dispatched an upstart Colombia team, 2-1, but lost its star player for the rest of the tournament.






2014 Philly Jam: The Roots

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:57

 The RootsThe Roots perform at Wawa Welcome America's Philly Jam 2014.


This Land: A Town Won’t Let Go of a Coin-Drop Line to the Past

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:55
The Prairie Grove Telephone Company in Arkansas is working to resurrect its last phone booth after it was damaged by a car.

California city is latest immigration flashpoint

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:53

A pro-immigration demonstrator looks across a police line at the opposing side, Friday, July 4, 2014, outside a U.S. Border Patrol station in Murrieta, Calif. Demonstrators on both sides of the immigration debate had gathered where the agency was foiled earlier this week in an attempt to bus in and process some of the immigrants who have flooded the Texas border with Mexico. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)MURRIETA, California (AP) — Rumors had swirled among anti-immigration activists near a U.S. Border Patrol station in Southern California that the agency would try again to bus in some of the immigrants who have flooded across the U.S.-Mexico border.