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Manhattan DA, law officials push for encryption legislation

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:55

NEW YORK (AP) — Calling it an issue of victims’ rights, the Manhattan district attorney says it’s crucial that Congress pass legislation requiring tech companies to give law enforcement a way to access information on encrypted phones and other devices. Cyrus Vance Jr. says that while federal law enforcement tends to focus on the national […]
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Manhattan DA, law officials push for encryption legislation

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:55

NEW YORK (AP) — Calling it an issue of victims’ rights, the Manhattan district attorney says it’s crucial that Congress pass legislation requiring tech companies to give law enforcement a way to access information on encrypted phones and other devices. Cyrus Vance Jr. says that while federal law enforcement tends to focus on the national […]
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Manhattan DA, law officials push for encryption legislation

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:55

NEW YORK (AP) — Calling it an issue of victims’ rights, the Manhattan district attorney says it’s crucial that Congress pass legislation requiring tech companies to give law enforcement a way to access information on encrypted phones and other devices. Cyrus Vance Jr. says that while federal law enforcement tends to focus on the national […]

911 caller won’t be charged in Ohio Wal-Mart police shooting

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:49

A 911 caller won’t be charged for reporting a man waving a gun in a Wal-Mart store before police fatally shot the shopper, who’d picked up an air rifle from a shelf, a special prosecutor said Monday. The decision was made by Mark Piepmeier, the same prosecutor who had presented the shooting case to a […]
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911 caller won’t be charged in Ohio Wal-Mart police shooting

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:49

A 911 caller won’t be charged for reporting a man waving a gun in a Wal-Mart store before police fatally shot the shopper, who’d picked up an air rifle from a shelf, a special prosecutor said Monday. The decision was made by Mark Piepmeier, the same prosecutor who had presented the shooting case to a […]
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911 caller won’t be charged in Ohio Wal-Mart police shooting

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:49

A 911 caller won’t be charged for reporting a man waving a gun in a Wal-Mart store before police fatally shot the shopper, who’d picked up an air rifle from a shelf, a special prosecutor said Monday. The decision was made by Mark Piepmeier, the same prosecutor who had presented the shooting case to a […]

High court rejects appeal over stiff marijuana sentence

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:48

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a 76-year-old Alabama man who was sentenced to life in prison without parole for possessing less than three pounds of marijuana that he said he grew for personal use. Lawyers for Lee Carroll Brooker said the stiff sentence under the state’s habitual offender […]
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High court rejects appeal over stiff marijuana sentence

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:48

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a 76-year-old Alabama man who was sentenced to life in prison without parole for possessing less than three pounds of marijuana that he said he grew for personal use. Lawyers for Lee Carroll Brooker said the stiff sentence under the state’s habitual offender […]
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High court rejects appeal over stiff marijuana sentence

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:48

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a 76-year-old Alabama man who was sentenced to life in prison without parole for possessing less than three pounds of marijuana that he said he grew for personal use. Lawyers for Lee Carroll Brooker said the stiff sentence under the state’s habitual offender […]

Parents complain about handcuffing of elementary students

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:46

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Angry parents are demanding action after they say at least five students were handcuffed at a Middle Tennessee elementary school for not stopping an off-campus fight. The complaints were aired Sunday at First Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, where The Daily News Journal (http://on.dnj.com/1SplyEc) reports more than 150 people gathered for a […]
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Parents complain about handcuffing of elementary students

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:46

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Angry parents are demanding action after they say at least five students were handcuffed at a Middle Tennessee elementary school for not stopping an off-campus fight. The complaints were aired Sunday at First Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, where The Daily News Journal (http://on.dnj.com/1SplyEc) reports more than 150 people gathered for a […]
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Parents complain about handcuffing of elementary students

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:46

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Angry parents are demanding action after they say at least five students were handcuffed at a Middle Tennessee elementary school for not stopping an off-campus fight. The complaints were aired Sunday at First Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, where The Daily News Journal (http://on.dnj.com/1SplyEc) reports more than 150 people gathered for a […]

Organization opens center in Poland amid Jewish revival

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:44

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A major Jewish organization has opened its first chapter in Poland, the most recent sign of a Jewish revival in the Central European nation that comes even as Jews have been recently fleeing Western European nations hit by Islamic violence. Hillel International, the largest Jewish student organization in the world, celebrated […]
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Organization opens center in Poland amid Jewish revival

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:44

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A major Jewish organization has opened its first chapter in Poland, the most recent sign of a Jewish revival in the Central European nation that comes even as Jews have been recently fleeing Western European nations hit by Islamic violence. Hillel International, the largest Jewish student organization in the world, celebrated […]
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Organization opens center in Poland amid Jewish revival

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:44

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A major Jewish organization has opened its first chapter in Poland, the most recent sign of a Jewish revival in the Central European nation that comes even as Jews have been recently fleeing Western European nations hit by Islamic violence. Hillel International, the largest Jewish student organization in the world, celebrated […]

Attorney general’s office reviewing fight involving McCoy

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:43

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is reviewing a district attorney’s decision not to charge Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy in a Philadelphia nightclub fight that left two off-duty police officers injured, the solicitor general said Monday. Bruce Castor said he met last week with detectives after getting a written request from […]
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Attorney general’s office reviewing fight involving McCoy

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:43

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is reviewing a district attorney’s decision not to charge Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy in a Philadelphia nightclub fight that left two off-duty police officers injured, the solicitor general said Monday. Bruce Castor said he met last week with detectives after getting a written request from […]
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Attorney general’s office reviewing fight involving McCoy

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:43

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is reviewing a district attorney’s decision not to charge Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy in a Philadelphia nightclub fight that left two off-duty police officers injured, the solicitor general said Monday. Bruce Castor said he met last week with detectives after getting a written request from […]

Ethiopians sweep Boston Marathon

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:42

Lemi Berhanu Hayle of Ethiopia crosses the finish line to win the men?s division of the 120th running of the Boston Marathon in Boston, MassachusettsEthiopian runners vying for a place in the summer Olympics dominated the Boston Marathon on Monday, taking the top three spots in the men's division and the top two among the women. Lemi Berhanu Hayle won for the men in a dramatic late surge against defending champ and fellow Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa, covering the notoriously hilly course in two hours, 12 minutes and 45 seconds, as thousands of spectators cheered him. On the women's side, Ethiopian Atsede Baysa won in 2:29:19, overcoming a 37-second deficit in the last five miles (8 km) of the race against training mate Tirfi Tsegaye.


Patient leaves ambulance, runs on freeway, is killed by cars

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:42
ATLANTA (AP) — A patient bolted from an ambulance, ran across five lanes of traffic and was struck and killed by cars, shutting down early morning traffic Monday on one of metro Atlanta's busiest interstates.