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Different bird flu strain detected in Indiana backyard flock

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:46
COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (AP) — Bird flu has been found in a backyard poultry flock in northeastern Indiana, and it's the first time the specific strain in question has been detected in the central U.S., animal health officials said Monday.

Jurisdiction question stalls sentencing for drug conspirator

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:45
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lawyers for a man convicted of working for one of the world's most notorious drug cartels said Monday the U.S. had no jurisdiction to bring the case because the drugs weren't intended for distribution in or through the country.

Feds OK Montana college town's police rape response changes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:44
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Missoula Police Department has made all of the changes required after federal investigators found the city and University of Montana failed to properly respond to reports of sexual assault, U.S. Department of Justice officials said Monday.

Prison for heroin addict who killed man he met on Craigslist

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:41

Prison for heroin addict who killed man he met on CraigslistA heroin addict charged with robbing and killing a man he met through a Craigslist ad seeking sex was sentenced Monday to 40 to 80 years in prison.


New blood tests, liquid biopsies, may transform cancer care

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:36

Patient Carole Linderman speaks to Dr. Massimo Cristofanilli before her blood is drawn for a liquid biopsy at Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. A new type of blood test, the liquid biopsy, is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing many patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their care. The tests capture cancer cells or DNA that tumors shed into the blood, instead of analyzing tissue from the tumor itself. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their care.


Super PACs rise in influence in 2016 campaign

NBA - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:36
Born out of two Supreme Court decisions in 2010, they are governed by rules some see as a game of winks and nods.
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Super PACs rise in influence in 2016 campaign

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:36
Born out of two Supreme Court decisions in 2010, they are governed by rules some see as a game of winks and nods.
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Super PACs rise in influence in 2016 campaign

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:36
Born out of two Supreme Court decisions in 2010, they are governed by rules some see as a game of winks and nods.

Woman gets life sentence in granddaughter’s running death

NBA - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:34
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman convicted of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for lying about candy was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Joyce Hardin Garrard held hands with her defense lawyer as Etowah County Circuit Judge Billy Ogletree handed down the sentence. She told […]
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Woman gets life sentence in granddaughter’s running death

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:34
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman convicted of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for lying about candy was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Joyce Hardin Garrard held hands with her defense lawyer as Etowah County Circuit Judge Billy Ogletree handed down the sentence. She told […]
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Woman gets life sentence in granddaughter’s running death

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:34
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman convicted of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for lying about candy was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Joyce Hardin Garrard held hands with her defense lawyer as Etowah County Circuit Judge Billy Ogletree handed down the sentence. She told […]

Tornadoes kill at least 5 in Texas and Arkansas

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:33

Tornadoes kill at least 5 in Texas and ArkansasEmergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas, killing at least five people.


Recording: Deputy gave man less than 2 seconds to drop gun

NBA - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:32
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A deputy responding to a 911 report of a home break-in gave the caller less than two seconds to drop a gun before shooting him in the neck, according to audio recorded by his dashcam. Video from the deputy’s dashcam was provided to Charleston-area media outlets Monday. It doesn’t show the […]
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Recording: Deputy gave man less than 2 seconds to drop gun

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:32
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A deputy responding to a 911 report of a home break-in gave the caller less than two seconds to drop a gun before shooting him in the neck, according to audio recorded by his dashcam. Video from the deputy’s dashcam was provided to Charleston-area media outlets Monday. It doesn’t show the […]
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Recording: Deputy gave man less than 2 seconds to drop gun

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:32
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A deputy responding to a 911 report of a home break-in gave the caller less than two seconds to drop a gun before shooting him in the neck, according to audio recorded by his dashcam. Video from the deputy’s dashcam was provided to Charleston-area media outlets Monday. It doesn’t show the […]

Reactor at NY nuclear plant could be offline for weeks

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:31

New York State Troopers stand at the main entrance of the Indian Point nuclear power plant Saturday May 9, 2015, after a transformer failed at New York's Indian Point 3 nuclear power plant, causing a fire that has been extinguished in Buchanan, N.Y. A spokesman for Entergy says the unit has shut down automatically and is safe and stable. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) — A reactor at a nuclear power plant in the New York City suburbs may be offline for weeks because a transformer that failed over the weekend, sparking a fire and oil leak, must be replaced, officials said Monday.


Report: Washington has too few kids in quality preschool

NBA - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:31
The report by the National Institute for Early Education Research ranks Washington 33rd in the nation for access to state preschool for 4-year-olds.
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Report: Washington has too few kids in quality preschool

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:31
The report by the National Institute for Early Education Research ranks Washington 33rd in the nation for access to state preschool for 4-year-olds.
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Report: Washington has too few kids in quality preschool

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:31
The report by the National Institute for Early Education Research ranks Washington 33rd in the nation for access to state preschool for 4-year-olds.

Alabama woman sentenced to life without possibility of parole in granddaughter's running death

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:21
GADSdEN, Ala. (AP) — Alabama woman sentenced to life without possibility of parole in granddaughter's running death.