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Connecticut Death Penalty Ruling Stirs Painful Memories of 3 Grisly Killings

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:55
In a suburban town near New Haven, the decision brought back painful memories of a crime that began as a home invasion robbery and ended with the deaths of three members of the Petit family in 2007.









Flour Bluff QB Brewer verbally commits to Washington State - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:53

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Flour Bluff QB Brewer verbally commits to Washington State
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Cody Brewer did a little clearing of his mind early Friday afternoon, verbally committing to play football at Washington State. The Flour Bluff senior quarterback spoke with Cougars offensive line coach Clay McGuire and outside receivers coach Graham ...
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Wolf floats plan that claims $17B in pension debt reduction

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:46

Wolf floats plan that claims $17B in pension debt reductionGov. Tom Wolf is pushing a set of changes to Pennsylvania's two large public employee pension systems that he estimates would reduce the state's pension debt by more than $17 billion in the coming decades.


Casino says it only destroyed cards before knowing of scheme

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:43

Casino says it only destroyed cards before knowing of schemeA New Jersey casino destroyed playing cards involved in a lawsuit against a professional gambler it says cheated it out of $9.6 million, but only as part of its routine business practices and before it knew of the alleged scheme, according to a legal filing Friday.


ISIS Is Suspected of a Chemical Attack Against Kurds in Syria

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:41
If verified, the use of chemical agents could increase pressure on the Obama administration to intervene in the war more forcefully.









Cape Cod race lets runners compete virtually from treadmills

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:41

In this Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 photo, Joe Ciavattone, an employee of Outside Interactive, demonstrates the company's virtual race technology at the New Balance Falmouth Road Race expo in Falmouth, Mass. The company is partnering with the race to let runners compete on a treadmill virtually from anywhere while watching video footage of the actual 7-mile course. (AP Photo/Collin Binkley)FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — While thousands of runners descend upon Cape Cod for the New Balance Falmouth Road Race this weekend, an additional 100 are planning to compete from the comfort of their home or gym.


U.S. will not release hunger-striking Guantanamo detainee

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:40
   Lawyers for the 36-year-old Yemeni detainee Tariq Ba Odah, said the decision indicated that President Barack Obama is unable to control growing divisions in his administration and achieve his goal of closing the Guantanamo detention facility before he leaves office in 2017. Ba Odah's defense attorney, Omar Farah, said the filing, which was sealed, reflected the Obama White House's inability to develop a coherent approach to transfer Ba Odah and 51 other detainees cleared for release.     "It is a transparent attempt to hide the fact that the Obama administration’s interagency process for closing Guantanamo is an incoherent mess," said Farah, an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights.

Couple who fled by boat to Bahamas with seven kids sentenced for fraud

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:37
A Texas couple who fled by sail boat to the Bahamas with their seven children while facing trial for an online agriculture scam were sentenced on Friday to more than seven years in prison for conspiracy to commit wire fraud, federal prosecutors said. Donald Winberg, 44, and his wife Karlien, 33, of Earth, Texas, were indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver in April 2014. Prosecutors said they were able to obtain another boat and travel to the Bahamas. They were arrested there without incident on a boat near the Staniel Cay Yacht Club for failing to have proper identification and travel documents.

Seahawks Game Center: Seattle opens 2015 preseason versus Denver Broncos

NBA - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:30
The Seattle Times' Bob Condotta and Jayson Jenks give the latest updates and answer reader questions as the Seahawks prepare to face the Broncos tonight.
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Seahawks Game Center: Seattle opens 2015 preseason versus Denver Broncos

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:30
The Seattle Times' Bob Condotta and Jayson Jenks give the latest updates and answer reader questions as the Seahawks prepare to face the Broncos tonight.
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Seahawks Game Center: Seattle opens 2015 preseason versus Denver Broncos

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:30
The Seattle Times' Bob Condotta and Jayson Jenks give the latest updates and answer reader questions as the Seahawks prepare to face the Broncos tonight.

Man wanted in Bellmawr bank robbery

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:25

Man wanted in Bellmawr bank robberyCamden County authorities are searching for the man who robbed a bank in Bellmawr on Friday.


Michael Sam Says He’s Leaving Montreal’s Alouettes

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:25
Sam posted on Twitter that after a “difficult” year, he was stepping away from pro football.









3 California Highway Patrol officers, attorney, 5 others arrested in connection with killing

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:23
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — 3 California Highway Patrol officers, attorney, 5 others arrested in connection with killing.

Officials: Man posed as doctor, treated patients in basement

NBA - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:21
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man accused of posing as a doctor and treating more than 100 patients without a license has been arrested. Prosecutors allege 43-year-old Donald Lee-Edwards posed as a clinical psychologist in a makeshift office in the basement of his Staten Island home. They say he prescribed antidepressants, sometimes […]
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Officials: Man posed as doctor, treated patients in basement

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:21
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man accused of posing as a doctor and treating more than 100 patients without a license has been arrested. Prosecutors allege 43-year-old Donald Lee-Edwards posed as a clinical psychologist in a makeshift office in the basement of his Staten Island home. They say he prescribed antidepressants, sometimes […]
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Officials: Man posed as doctor, treated patients in basement

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:21
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man accused of posing as a doctor and treating more than 100 patients without a license has been arrested. Prosecutors allege 43-year-old Donald Lee-Edwards posed as a clinical psychologist in a makeshift office in the basement of his Staten Island home. They say he prescribed antidepressants, sometimes […]

Officials: Man posed as doctor, treated patients in basement

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:20

In this undated photo provided by the Richmond County District Attorney’s Office in the Staten Island borough of New York, Donald Lee-Edwards is shown. On Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, the district attorney’s office said that Lee-Edwards, who never had a medical license and previously worked as flight attendant, has been charged with posing as a doctor and treating more than 100 patients without a license. (Richmond County District Attorney’s Office via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — More than 100 patients were duped by a "dangerous scam artist" who posed as a clinical psychologist, met with patients in his basement and prescribed antidepressants, prosecutors said Friday in announcing his arrest.


Small plane with unconscious pilot crashes in Pacific Ocean

NBA - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:18
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A small, experimental aircraft controlled by an apparently incapacitated pilot was tracked by Air Force and Coast Guard planes for three hours before it plummeted into the Pacific Ocean. The Coast Guard said Friday it was still searching for the Lancair plane and its pilot about 460 miles west of Point […]
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Small plane with unconscious pilot crashes in Pacific Ocean

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 08:18
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A small, experimental aircraft controlled by an apparently incapacitated pilot was tracked by Air Force and Coast Guard planes for three hours before it plummeted into the Pacific Ocean. The Coast Guard said Friday it was still searching for the Lancair plane and its pilot about 460 miles west of Point […]
Categories: Sports Center