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Cleveland policeman 'distraught' after Tamir Rice shooting, report says

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:30
A Cleveland police officer who last year fatally shot a 12-year-old boy who was holding a toy replica gun told investigators he had no choice but to open fire, according to a report released on Saturday. Timothy Loehmann, a rookie officer who shot Tamir Rice in November, said he was "very distraught" after realizing how young the boy was and that he was clutching a replica firearm that fires plastic pellets, an officer who responded to the shooting told investigators. The case is one of a nationwide series of deadly encounters between black males and police officers that have raised an outcry over the use of lethal force by U.S. law enforcement.

Giant purple sea slugs slime San Francisco Bay Area beaches

NBA - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:26
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — A giant purple blob from the sea — a slug — is invading East Bay beaches and waterways this summer, and some experts say it may be caused by warmer temperatures near coastal waters. These California sea hares are harmless plant eaters. But their big size and unusual abundance this year […]
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Giant purple sea slugs slime San Francisco Bay Area beaches

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:26
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — A giant purple blob from the sea — a slug — is invading East Bay beaches and waterways this summer, and some experts say it may be caused by warmer temperatures near coastal waters. These California sea hares are harmless plant eaters. But their big size and unusual abundance this year […]
Categories: Sports Center

Giant purple sea slugs slime San Francisco Bay Area beaches

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:26
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — A giant purple blob from the sea — a slug — is invading East Bay beaches and waterways this summer, and some experts say it may be caused by warmer temperatures near coastal waters. These California sea hares are harmless plant eaters. But their big size and unusual abundance this year […]

England Women 2-1 Mexico Women

BBC World News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:24
England beat Mexico at the Women's World Cup to put themselves in a strong position to reach the last 16.
Categories: BBC World News

Arrested man dies in police cell

BBC World News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:18
A 25-year-old man arrested on suspicion of domestic violence in Luton has died in his cell, say police.
Categories: BBC World News

Latest Columbia River northern pikeminnow reward catch program data

NBA - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:08
Here is the latest update of the season on the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River. The harvest total from June 1-7 was 12,443 pikeminnow for 1,539 anglers for a catch average of 8.1 fish per angler with 24 tags recovered compared to May 25-31 was 13,938 pikeminnow for 1,706 […]
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Latest Columbia River northern pikeminnow reward catch program data

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:08
Here is the latest update of the season on the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River. The harvest total from June 1-7 was 12,443 pikeminnow for 1,539 anglers for a catch average of 8.1 fish per angler with 24 tags recovered compared to May 25-31 was 13,938 pikeminnow for 1,706 […]
Categories: Sports Center

Latest Columbia River northern pikeminnow reward catch program data

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:08
Here is the latest update of the season on the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River. The harvest total from June 1-7 was 12,443 pikeminnow for 1,539 anglers for a catch average of 8.1 fish per angler with 24 tags recovered compared to May 25-31 was 13,938 pikeminnow for 1,706 […]

VIDEO: Clinton kicks off campaign in New York

BBC World News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:02
Hillary Clinton gives the first major speech of her 2016 presidential bid, starting what could be a 17-month campaign.
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Hillary Clinton, in Roosevelt Island Speech, Pledges to Close Income Gap

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 05:50
“I’m not running for some America,” Mrs. Clinton said at a rally at which she denounced Republican economic policies. “I’m running for all Americans.”







Academic group votes to censure University of Illinois

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 05:47

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2014, file photo, Steve Salaita, a professor who lost a job offer from the University of Illinois over dozens of profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages, speaks during a news conference in Champaign Ill. A leading academic group is expected to decide Saturday, June 13, 2015, whether to censure the University of Illinois' flagship campus over its decision not to hire a Salaita following his anti-Israel Twitter messages. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A leading academic group voted Saturday to censure the University of Illinois' flagship campus over its decision not to hire a professor following his anti-Israel Twitter messages, a vote the university's chancellor said will have repercussions and is being taken seriously.


Victory all that matters - Hodgson

BBC World News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 05:30
England boss Roy Hodgson says victory is more important than the performance in Sunday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia.
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Virginia officer indicted in killing of black man released on bond

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 05:26
Norfolk Police officer Michael Edington Jr., 25, was charged this week with voluntary manslaughter over the June 6, 2014 shooting death of 35-year-old David Latham. Edington said Latham had threatened him with a knife, the Virginia Pilot newspaper reported. Edington, who was indicted by a special grand jury on Thursday, was booked into jail and released on his own recognizance without having to post a cash bond, the Pilot reported.

Business Dynasties Try to Pass the Torch Without Dropping It

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 05:24
As Rupert Murdoch prepares to hand the chief executive role of 21st Century Fox to his son James, he is undertaking what is often a hazardous task.







Business Dynasties Try to Pass the Torch Without Dropping It

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 05:24
As Rupert Murdoch prepares to hand the chief executive role of 21st Century Fox to his son James, he is undertaking what is often a hazardous task.







2 arrested in Delaware for selling alcohol on Facebook

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 05:22

2 arrested in Delaware for selling alcohol on FacebookA man and a woman have been arrested in Delaware for selling alcoholic beverages on social media.


VIDEO: Footage shows Dallas police under fire

BBC World News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 05:20
A man suspected of firing shots at the police headquarters in the US city of Dallas, Texas is shot and killed by police.
Categories: BBC World News

N.A.A.C.P. Figure Set to Discuss Her Race

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 05:18
Rachel A. Dolezal, the president of the Spokane chapter of the N.A.A.C.P., said she will speak Monday about a furor that started after her parents said she has falsely portrayed herself as black.







Searching for Earhart is his life's quest, despite doubters

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 05:07

In this undated photo provided by The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery in June 2015, Ric Gillespie, the group's co-founder, stands on a beach during an expedition to the South Pacific island of Nikumaroro in Kiribati. Gillespie and TIGHAR team members have made several trips to the island in search of any sign of Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan. So far, nothing can be proven - but he says several of artifacts they've found are from the right era. (TIGHAR via AP)OXFORD, Pennsylvania (AP) — There are many people with theories about what happened to Amelia Earhart. But few stir up more excitement — or more ire — than Ric Gillespie.