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Former New York police boss Kerik is sued over memoir

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:34

Former New York City Police Commissioner Kerik arrives the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in downtown Manhattan, New YorkBernard Kerik, a former New York City police commissioner and cabinet nominee who later went to prison for tax evasion and lying to White House officials, was sued on Wednesday by a woman who claimed she helped him write his recent memoir and was not credited or paid for it. In a complaint filed in Manhattan federal court, Dara DAddio said she spent 2,700 hours over three years working with her "former close friend" Kerik on "From Jailer to Jailed: My Journey from Correction and Police Commissioner to Inmate #84888-054," which describes Kerik's fall from grace and views on the justice system. The Clifton Park, New York resident said she deserves a half-interest in the book's copyright, her share of royalties, and $25 to $40 per hour for her work.


New Jersey Transit Board Approves Fare Increase and Service Changes

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:33
Fares on the network’s trains, buses and trolleys will rise about 9 percent, on average, in October.









Coastal salmon and tuna fishing not letting up, and should remain good well into next month

NBA - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:30
Coastal salmon anglers continue to enjoy what has been a hot summer fishery. “Fishing was really good again this week with more than 1.5 fish per person (1.3 of the catch was hatchery coho),” said Wendy Beeghly, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist. “I’m impressed with the number of chinook, and it looks like we […]
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Coastal salmon and tuna fishing not letting up, and should remain good well into next month

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:30
Coastal salmon anglers continue to enjoy what has been a hot summer fishery. “Fishing was really good again this week with more than 1.5 fish per person (1.3 of the catch was hatchery coho),” said Wendy Beeghly, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist. “I’m impressed with the number of chinook, and it looks like we […]
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Coastal salmon and tuna fishing not letting up, and should remain good well into next month

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:30
Coastal salmon anglers continue to enjoy what has been a hot summer fishery. “Fishing was really good again this week with more than 1.5 fish per person (1.3 of the catch was hatchery coho),” said Wendy Beeghly, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist. “I’m impressed with the number of chinook, and it looks like we […]

UN resolution would end Iran sanctions in 10 years

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:29
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A draft U.N. resolution on the Iran nuclear deal that says U.N. sanctions would "snap back" if Iran fails to meet its obligations also contains a surprise: The crucial mechanism will end in 10 years.

Storms cause flooding at the Jersey Shore

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:28

Storms cause flooding at the Jersey ShoreHeavy downpours overnight resulted in flash flooding in some areas including the Jersey Shore.


Nearly 50 people charged in suspected Dallas airport drug ring

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:27
Nearly 50 people, including four contract workers at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, have been arrested or charged on suspicion of trying to bypass airport security to fly drugs across the country, officials said on Wednesday. One of those charged, Funaki Falahola, in April 2013 told an undercover agent he could transport drugs on a major airline by using his contacts at four airports to sneak contraband past security.

Your Evening Briefing

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:25
Catch up on the week’s top stories.









46 indicted on charges related to smuggling drugs on flights

NBA - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:24
DALLAS (AP) — Dozens of people are facing charges related to smuggling drugs into several U.S. cities on commercial flights from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Dallas released a statement saying most of the 46 defendants are from northern Texas and would appear in court beginning Wednesday. […]
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46 indicted on charges related to smuggling drugs on flights

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:24
DALLAS (AP) — Dozens of people are facing charges related to smuggling drugs into several U.S. cities on commercial flights from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Dallas released a statement saying most of the 46 defendants are from northern Texas and would appear in court beginning Wednesday. […]
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46 indicted on charges related to smuggling drugs on flights

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:24
DALLAS (AP) — Dozens of people are facing charges related to smuggling drugs into several U.S. cities on commercial flights from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Dallas released a statement saying most of the 46 defendants are from northern Texas and would appear in court beginning Wednesday. […]

Judge rules Utah should put 2 moms on birth certificate

NBA - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:23
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the state of Utah to list the names of a lesbian couple on a birth certificate as the mothers of their new baby in a ruling that lawyers said was the first of its kind since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. U.S. […]
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Judge rules Utah should put 2 moms on birth certificate

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:23
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the state of Utah to list the names of a lesbian couple on a birth certificate as the mothers of their new baby in a ruling that lawyers said was the first of its kind since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. U.S. […]
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Judge rules Utah should put 2 moms on birth certificate

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:23
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the state of Utah to list the names of a lesbian couple on a birth certificate as the mothers of their new baby in a ruling that lawyers said was the first of its kind since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. U.S. […]

Jury out in US cinema shooting case

BBC World News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:21
Jurors in the US begin deliberating in the trial of a man accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others at a Colorado cinema in July 2012.
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New Orleans park tree sitter pleads guilty

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:18
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A nature activist who sat in a cypress tree for 12 days in an ill-fated protest to stop construction of a new golf course on an overgrown chunk of City Park has pleaded guilty to criminal trespassing and resisting arrest. He was ordered to do 100 hours of community service.

Activist who sat in New Orleans park tree pleads guilty

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:17
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An activist who sat in a cypress tree for 12 days to protest the construction of a new golf course on an overgrown chunk of City Park has pleaded guilty to trespassing and resisting arrest.

News Guide: Presidential candidates file fundraising reports

NBA - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:15
WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential candidates are filing their initial fundraising reports on Wednesday, offering a glimpse at how they’re raising and spending money. The documents cover April 1 to June 30, a time period when many kicked off their presidential campaigns. But the reports tell only part of the money story. Candidates also benefit from […]
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News Guide: Presidential candidates file fundraising reports

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:15
WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential candidates are filing their initial fundraising reports on Wednesday, offering a glimpse at how they’re raising and spending money. The documents cover April 1 to June 30, a time period when many kicked off their presidential campaigns. But the reports tell only part of the money story. Candidates also benefit from […]
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