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Men wearing GPS devices indicted for killings

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:28

FILE - This combination of undated file photos from the Megan's Law website shows suspects Steven Dean Gordon, 45, left, and Franc Cano, 27, who were arrested on Friday, April 11, 2014, on suspicion of killing four women in Orange County, Calif. A grand jury has indicted the two convicted sex offenders Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, on charges they raped and murdered four women while wearing GPS monitors. (AP Photo/Megan's Law, File)SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Two sex offenders were indicted Thursday after authorities said they raped and killed four women while the men wore GPS tracking monitors.


Obama tells angry Hispanics he won't give up on immigration reform

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:27

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during his meeting with India's PM Narendra Modi at the White House in WashingtonBy Jeff Mason and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought to rally frustrated Latinos on Thursday with a firm promise to keep fighting for immigration reform and a renewed pledge to take executive action this year to reduce deportations of undocumented immigrants. After enraging many Hispanic voters last month by delaying a change in immigration policies until after the November midterm elections, Obama has faced widespread condemnation from a voting bloc that helped him win the presidency in 2008 and 2012. ...


Texas immigrant detention center rife with abuse, groups say

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:26
By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A large detention center holding hundreds of Central American women and children near San Antonio should be shut down amid accusations that guards have sexually abused and harassed detainees, human rights groups said on Thursday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement denied the allegations brought by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund and other groups about the Karnes Detention Center southeast of San Antonio. GEO Group Inc, which runs the center, issued a statement also denying the charges. The center opened on Aug. ...

First autumn coastal razor clam digs begin Tuesday at two beaches

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:16
%%%62702862f61889964f4aa9c90fa070dd%%%The first coastal razor clam digs will begin Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Twin Harbors and Long Beach.

As Fed Retreats From Stimulus, Central Banks Overseas Expand Theirs

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:15
The European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan plan to increase efforts to stimulate their economies, starting with a round of bond purchases in Europe.

Financial Ties Between Doctors and Health Care Firms Are Detailed

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:15
In five months at the end of last year, doctors and other health care professionals made more than $212 million on speaking and consulting engagements for drug and device makers.

Border agent seen punching teen went unpunished

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:13
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — For nearly eight months after federal investigators saw videos of a U.S. Border Patrol agent punching a teenager in the stomach, the agent continued to work and went unpunished.

2 teachers accused of sex with student out of jail

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:08

Police chief says community should be outraged at educators' behavior.

       

Long Island High School Player Dies After Collision on Football Field

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:08
Tom Cutinella of Shoreham-Wading River High School was the third high school football player in the country to die in the past week.






Delay in Dallas Ebola Cleanup as Workers Balk at Task

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:07
Local and federal health officials have displayed an uneven and often-flawed response to the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States.






Five questions most Americans can't answer

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:07
What Americans do and don't know about world news
Categories: BBC World News

Ebola Patient’s Journey Shows How Global Travel Spreads Disease

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:03
Some experts say the system, relying heavily on the honesty of travelers and the diligence of airport workers, could quickly be overwhelmed by rapidly spreading disease.

Woman denies sending Ferguson grand jury tweet

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:02
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis County woman has denied that she posted on Twitter a claim that a member of a grand jury told her the panel lacked evidence to prosecute the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.

10 Things to Know for Friday

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:01

Secret Service agents surround President Barack Obama as he greets guests after speaking about the economy, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. Obama is looking to frame the closing economic arguments of the midterm campaign. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:


Poll results

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:01
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Lawyer: Wife of mayor was domestic violence victim

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:01
An attorney for the wife of a suburban Los Angeles mayor who was fatally shot at his home said Thursday his client was a victim of domestic violence but he gave no details of how that might have played a role in the deadly incident.

Extra points video: Discussing the Seahawks' news of the day

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:01
Here's a new edition of Extra Points in which Bob Condotta talks about some of the Seahawks' news of the day, including Bruce Irvin, the tight end spot and Christine Michael:
Categories: Sports Center

Fight against Islamic State: Does anyone learn from past mistakes?

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:01
We in the U.S. never learn [“Egyptian extremists may be copying Islamic State’s brutal methods,” Nation & World, Sept. 28]. Does no one remember Iran? We withdrew support from the Shah, our ally for decades, and ended up with the terrorist theocracy there.

Extra points video: Discussing the Seahawks' news of the day

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:01
Here's a new edition of Extra Points in which Bob Condotta talks about some of the Seahawks' news of the day, including Bruce Irvin, the tight end spot and Christine Michael:

Former Microsoft and Amazon executive Brian Valentine talks about his new role at Ivy Softworks

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:57
For decades, Brian Valentine led big projects at big companies.