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Ex-cop tied to suitcase deaths suspended 3 times

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 01:11
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — Newly released records show that a former Wisconsin police officer charged with dumping two bodies stuffed into suitcases along a highway had a lengthy disciplinary record, including three suspensions and four reprimands.

Reforms shake up Mexico telecoms

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 01:11
Reforms to Mexico's telecoms market are forcing a break-up of Carlos Slim's America Movil empire.
Categories: BBC World News

Pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by storm

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 01:06

Pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by stormFaced with potentially hungry - and grumpy - passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, where the plane was stuck for a couple of hours.


Nibali in charge after fifth stage

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 01:05
Vincenzo Nibali takes his advantage to 2 minutes 37 seconds over rival Alberto Contador after the Tour de France's fifth stage.
Categories: BBC World News

AccuWeather: Warm and Humid, Spotty Strong Storms Today

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 01:02

 Warm and Humid, Spotty Strong Storms TodayMeteorologist David Murphy says the end of the week features better weather.


Voice of Pinocchio dies aged 87

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 01:01
US actor Dickie Jones, who voiced wooden puppet Pinocchio in Walt Disney's 1940 animated film, dies in California aged 87.
Categories: BBC World News

Police: Man tried to hide heroin in baby's pants

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 01:00

 Man tried to hide heroin in baby's pantsPolice say a man about to be arrested on theft charges tried to hide heroin in his baby's pants as he was confronted by police.


Columbia River sockeye run officially a new record

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:59
The Columbia River sockeye return this summer has officially broken the largest run-size on record with 526,367 counted through Tuesday (July 8).

Wednesday Memo: 5-year-old shot ... Fire threatens 200 homes ... Warm days ahead

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:59
5-year-old hit by gunfire in Portland: The boy was shot in the leg in what police say was a gang-related shooting. The kid is expected to be okay, but still ...

Air Sirens Puncture Life in Affluent Tel Aviv Suburbs

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:57
Many residents of the Tel Aviv metropolis, long thought by other Israelis to be cocooned and disconnected, are now pushing for a decisive military blow in Gaza.

Ukrainian charged with Russian journalists' deaths

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:56
A Ukrainian air force pilot who was captured by separatist rebels last month has been arrested in Russia and charged with abetting the killing of two Russian journalists, Russian officials said on Wednesday.

Arrest made in shooting death of girl on scooter

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:56
Authorities on Wednesday announced an arrest in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in a northern New Jersey neighborhood increasingly frustrated by gun violence.

Trial in Colorado theater shootings delayed again

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:54
The trial in the Colorado theater shootings case has been delayed again because the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes will take more time than expected.

Avista testing big battery at Pullman substation

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:54
The Avista utility is using a $3 million state grant to test using large batteries to store electricity generated by wind and solar power.

Arrest made in shooting death of girl on scooter

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:52
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday announced an arrest in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in a northern New Jersey neighborhood increasingly frustrated by gun violence.

Colorado's gay marriage fight echoes drama in 1975

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:50

Clela Rorex, who was elected and served as Boulder County clerk and recorder in the 1970s, stands outside the offices of current County Clerk Hillary Hall, in Boulder, Colo., Wednesday, July 2, 2014. In 1975, Rorex, elected on a campaign to help register more University of Colorado students, stumbled into history when two men asked her for a marriage license, which she granted. She issued a total of six licenses before Attorney General J.D. MacFarlane intervened, despite the questionability of his authority another elected official, according to Rorex. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Nearly 40 years ago, a newly elected, miniskirt-wearing feminist in Colorado stumbled into history when a gay couple denied a marriage license sought her help instead.


N.S.A. Spied on 5 American Muslims, a Report Says

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:49
The National Security Agency documents, leaked by Edward J. Snowden, aroused anger among Muslim civil-rights groups, which said there was no basis for the apparent spying.






Judge: Colorado theater shooting trial delayed again to give more time for 2nd sanity review

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:47
DENVER (AP) — Judge: Colorado theater shooting trial delayed again to give more time for 2nd sanity review.

Widow: No intent to profit from 'American Sniper'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:45

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, right, made his way back into Warren E. Burger Federal Building during the first day of jury selection in a defamation lawsuit, Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in St. Paul, Minn. Ventura filed the defamation lawsuit against the Chris Kyle estate, claiming that Kyle's account of a bar fight in a book he wrote was false. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle, facing a defamation lawsuit from former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura over an anecdote in the book, testified Wednesday that the couple never intended to profit from it.


Broadway star enters applause debate

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:45
Theatre audiences should feel free to express appreciation for a performer however they see fit, according to a leading star of the Broadway stage.
Categories: BBC World News