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Britain Plans to Tighten Oversight of the BBC in New Charter

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:35
The government, presenting its plans for the BBC’s future, pulled back from radical changes but urged the publicly funded broadcaster to be more “distinctive” in its programming.

Trump and Ryan 'committed to unity'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:35
Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan say they are 'totally committed' to party unity in a statement following their meeting.
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Michigan to pay Flint’s May water bills to promote flushing

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:31

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan will pay all Flint water bills in May to encourage the flushing of lead from old pipes and the recoating of plumbing with a corrosion chemical. Gov. Rick Snyder made the announcement Thursday at a news conference with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, who unveiled an advertising campaign […]
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Michigan to pay Flint’s May water bills to promote flushing

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:31

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan will pay all Flint water bills in May to encourage the flushing of lead from old pipes and the recoating of plumbing with a corrosion chemical. Gov. Rick Snyder made the announcement Thursday at a news conference with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, who unveiled an advertising campaign […]
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Michigan to pay Flint’s May water bills to promote flushing

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:31

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan will pay all Flint water bills in May to encourage the flushing of lead from old pipes and the recoating of plumbing with a corrosion chemical. Gov. Rick Snyder made the announcement Thursday at a news conference with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, who unveiled an advertising campaign […]

15 brand-new Seattle restaurants, plus the return of Dot’s

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:30

From upscale Spanish to poke in a mini-mart, the new places are all over the place. And beloved Dot's Delicatessen is making a comeback! (Plus, two places to hurry to before they close.)
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15 brand-new Seattle restaurants, plus the return of Dot’s

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:30

From upscale Spanish to poke in a mini-mart, the new places are all over the place. And beloved Dot's Delicatessen is making a comeback! (Plus, two places to hurry to before they close.)
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15 brand-new Seattle restaurants, plus the return of Dot’s

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:30

From upscale Spanish to poke in a mini-mart, the new places are all over the place. And beloved Dot's Delicatessen is making a comeback! (Plus, two places to hurry to before they close.)

Authorities: Missing Tennessee girl in ‘imminent danger’

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:30

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee law enforcement officials say they believe that a 9-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her uncle is in “imminent danger.” Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine would not give details about why investigators believe Carlie Marie Trent could be in trouble. TBI spokesman Josh DeVine said Thursday that […]
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Authorities: Missing Tennessee girl in ‘imminent danger’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:30

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee law enforcement officials say they believe that a 9-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her uncle is in “imminent danger.” Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine would not give details about why investigators believe Carlie Marie Trent could be in trouble. TBI spokesman Josh DeVine said Thursday that […]
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Authorities: Missing Tennessee girl in ‘imminent danger’

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:30

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee law enforcement officials say they believe that a 9-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her uncle is in “imminent danger.” Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine would not give details about why investigators believe Carlie Marie Trent could be in trouble. TBI spokesman Josh DeVine said Thursday that […]

Authorities: Missing Tennessee girl in 'imminent danger'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:28
ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee law enforcement officials say they believe that a 9-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her uncle is in "imminent danger." Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine would not give details about why investigators believe Carlie Marie Trent could be in trouble.

Nothing to learn from Trump's taxes? Experts beg to differ

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:24

 What’s he hiding? A speculative look at what he doesn’t want voters to see. (Trump Presidential Campaign via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump told The Associated Press this week "there's nothing to learn" from all those income tax returns he won't release until an ongoing audit wraps up.


Court considers medication in terror suspect case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:18
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An attorney for a mentally ill man accused of trying to join al-Qaida-linked fighters in Syria asked a federal appeals court Thursday to overturn a ruling that would allow his client to be forcibly medicated, arguing that neither the public nor the government would be harmed if the man was civilly committed instead of prosecuted.

Brazil Workers’ Party, Leaders ‘Intoxicated by Power,’ Falls From Grace

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:17
A vote to suspend President Dilma Rousseff has dealt a crippling blow to a party that came to power vowing to represent the masses but became ensnared in corruption scandals.

French PM survives no-confidence vote

BBC World News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:17
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls survives vote of no confidence put forward by the opposition in protest over controversial labour reforms.
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Gun Confiscation Next Move In Washington State - LawOfficer.com

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:14

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Gun Confiscation Next Move In Washington State
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It's been two years since universal background checks were mandated for Washington State Citizens and it appears the next move is for gun confiscation. Gabby Gifford was in the state this week campaigning for “Special Orders” that opens the door for ...

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May is Volcano Preparedness Month in Washington State - United States Geological Survey (press release)

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:13

United States Geological Survey (press release)

May is Volcano Preparedness Month in Washington State
United States Geological Survey (press release)
The Washington Military Department's Emergency Management Division, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, the U.S. Geological Survey's Cascades Volcano Observatory and a variety of local ...
Over 130 earthquakes detected below Mount St. Helens as magma risesVancity Buzz

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Maryland raps county's closed meeting on Confederate statue

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:11
EASTON, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Open Meetings Compliance Board has ruled that the Talbot County Council violated state law by privately deciding the fate of a Confederate monument on the county courthouse lawn.

Neighbors recall helping victims of Amtrak crash

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:11

Neighbors recall helping victims of Amtrak crashThe neighbors who sprang into action to help the victims of Amtrak train 188, which crashed in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia one year ago, still vividly remember that horrible night.