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The Short List: Brady suspended; Arctic drilling; Zimmerman shooting

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 15:19

Out of the loop today? We've got what you missed.

       

N Korea 'developing missile subs'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 15:11
South Korea believes it could take North Korea fewer than five years to develop a fleet of missile-capable submarines.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. hears U.N. concerns over excessive police force

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 15:10

It is the second review of the United States' human rights record — the first was in 2010.

       

'Game of Thrones' recap: 'Kill the boy'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 15:06

Spoiler alert! The following contains spoilers for Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones.

       

Clean, not coal, for energy future in Washington state - Bellingham Herald

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 15:03

Clean, not coal, for energy future in Washington state
Bellingham Herald
Washington State is a proud leader on clean energy. Our only remaining coal energy plant, TransAlta, will be retired in full by 2025. Our renewable sectors are growing fast: wind and solar energy and energy efficiency support more than 4,000 jobs in ...

Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 15:02
"I read all the speeches of the pope, his commentaries, and if the pope continues this way, I will go back to praying and go back to the church, and I'm not joking." — Cuban President Raul Castro after visiting with Pope Francis at the Vatican to thank him for working on easing Cuban-U.S. relations.

Cuomo Orders Emergency Measures to Protect Workers at Nail Salons

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:59
Acting in response to a series in The New York Times, the governor said a multiagency task force would investigate possible wage theft and health hazards salon by salon.







Monday's gossip column

BBC World News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:51
Manchester City move for Pogba, West Ham want Claudio Beauvue, Gareth Bale is isolated at Real Madrid, plus more.
Categories: BBC World News

Stranded teen sends tweet before dramatic rescue

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:50

Two boys were stranded when Duck Creek overran its banks in North Texas town.

       

Oil spill, odors worry residents near nuclear plant

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:47

Indian Point's owners say there's little environmental impact after a transformer fire.

       

VIDEO: Ukraine crisis: 'We feel abandoned'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:46
There is still no ceasefire in eastern Ukraine but fighting is at a lower level than previously.
Categories: BBC World News

Kerry heads to Russia to hold talks about Ukraine

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:46

Meeting comes amid poor relations between Moscow and Washington.

       

VIDEO: Choir falls through stage in China

BBC World News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:43
According to Chinese state television, eight choir members have been injured after the stage they were performing on collapsed.
Categories: BBC World News

Obama's day: Global entrepreneurs

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:30

The White House looks for entrepreneurs willing to tackle poverty and climate change.

       

Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen on eve of proposed truce

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:22

A humanitarian cease-fire is due to start on Tuesday.

       

VIDEO: Ancient Egypt animal mummy 'scandal'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:15
A project in collaboration with the BBC's Horizon programme has discovered that the contents of many Ancient Egyptian animal mummies are not what they seem.
Categories: BBC World News

Sweden's top court upholds Assange detention order

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:15

The Australian took refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London in June 2012 fearing extradition to the U.S.

       

San Francisco commuters snub public transit for $6 bus ride

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:05

In this April 14, 2015 photo, Leap commuters use their smartphones during a bus ride in San Francisco. A company called Leap, a bus company that offers rides with spacious seating, free Wi-Fi and attendants who deliver snacks, launched the service last month with morning and evening commutes that follow public bus routes between the tony Marina district and the heart of downtown San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The compact city that inspired ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft is offering a new way to get to work: fancy $6 big-bus rides with spacious seating, free Wi-Fi and attendants who deliver snacks.


Saudi foreign minister: King will miss summit, but it's not a snub

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 13:56

Saudi official said relationship with the United States remains strong

       

China's smartphone market contracts

BBC World News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 13:53
Smartphone shipments the world's biggest market, China, have contracted for the first time in six years, according to a market research firm.
Categories: BBC World News