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Ferguson reform may be swift with federal agreement approval

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:05

FILE - In this March 15, 2016 file photo, people watch and hold signs as members of the Ferguson City Council meet in Ferguson, Mo. St. Louis-area residents were sounding off Tuesday, April 19, 2016 in the last public hearing on the U.S. Department of Justice's settlement that calls for sweeping changes in Ferguson, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Reforms are expected to begin quickly in Ferguson now that a federal judge has approved a settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the city where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.


Mitsubishi admits falsifying fuel tests

BBC World News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:04
Mitsubishi Motors admits falsifying fuel economy test data for more than 600,000 vehicles sold in Japan.
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Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia for talks with Gulf leaders

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:01

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama landed in Riyadh on Wednesday to meet with Saudi King Salman and other Persian Gulf leaders. The visit comes against the backdrop of increasingly strained relations with the Saudis, who remain deeply opposed to his outreach to Iran and skeptical of his approach to Syria. Stepping off […]
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Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia for talks with Gulf leaders

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:01

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama landed in Riyadh on Wednesday to meet with Saudi King Salman and other Persian Gulf leaders. The visit comes against the backdrop of increasingly strained relations with the Saudis, who remain deeply opposed to his outreach to Iran and skeptical of his approach to Syria. Stepping off […]
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Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia for talks with Gulf leaders

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:01

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama landed in Riyadh on Wednesday to meet with Saudi King Salman and other Persian Gulf leaders. The visit comes against the backdrop of increasingly strained relations with the Saudis, who remain deeply opposed to his outreach to Iran and skeptical of his approach to Syria. Stepping off […]

Feature: Chicago After Laquan McDonald

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:00
In the wake of a shocking video that showed a black teenager shot 16 times by a police officer, the city is rocked by revelations of police brutality and misconduct — and by activists determined to upend the political order.

Kabul attack death toll rises to 64

BBC World News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:57
The number of people killed in a suicide attack in Kabul more than doubles to 64, making it one of the deadliest in the Afghan capital for years.
Categories: BBC World News

Supreme Court upholds Iran payments for terrorism

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:55

Justices' 6-2 decision makes victims, families eligible for compensation

       

Sen. John McCain will skip the Republican convention

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:54

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., plans to skip the Republican National Convention in July, he told Capitol Hill reporters Tuesday.

       

Florida paramedic injured while aiding stabbed woman

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:54

ORANGE CITY, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida paramedic is recovering at a hospital days after being run over while assisting a woman whose husband had just stabbed her. Fire chief Ronnie Long tells the Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/1YGBIr9 ) that Caroline Dorton was having dinner at a Chili’s restaurant Sunday night when she heard […]
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Florida paramedic injured while aiding stabbed woman

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:54

ORANGE CITY, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida paramedic is recovering at a hospital days after being run over while assisting a woman whose husband had just stabbed her. Fire chief Ronnie Long tells the Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/1YGBIr9 ) that Caroline Dorton was having dinner at a Chili’s restaurant Sunday night when she heard […]
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Florida paramedic injured while aiding stabbed woman

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:54

ORANGE CITY, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida paramedic is recovering at a hospital days after being run over while assisting a woman whose husband had just stabbed her. Fire chief Ronnie Long tells the Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/1YGBIr9 ) that Caroline Dorton was having dinner at a Chili’s restaurant Sunday night when she heard […]

Community mourns school superintendent struck and killed in Robbinsville, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:54

Community mourns death of school superintendent in Robbinsville, N.J.A sea of candles and flowers graced the Foxmoor Pavilion Tuesday night as hundreds gathered to honor the life of Dr. Steven Mayer. Schools will remain closed today.


Judge hears motion to force officer to testify in Gray case

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:53

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge will hear a motion by prosecutors to compel a second police officer to testify against his colleague on charges stemming from the death of Freddie Gray. Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams will hold the hearing Wednesday afternoon. Prosecutors filed a request to force Officer Garrett Miller to testify against […]
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Judge hears motion to force officer to testify in Gray case

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:53

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge will hear a motion by prosecutors to compel a second police officer to testify against his colleague on charges stemming from the death of Freddie Gray. Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams will hold the hearing Wednesday afternoon. Prosecutors filed a request to force Officer Garrett Miller to testify against […]
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Judge hears motion to force officer to testify in Gray case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:53

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge will hear a motion by prosecutors to compel a second police officer to testify against his colleague on charges stemming from the death of Freddie Gray. Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams will hold the hearing Wednesday afternoon. Prosecutors filed a request to force Officer Garrett Miller to testify against […]

Death toll from Taliban attack in Kabul rises to 64

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:53

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Interior Ministry says the death toll from Tuesday’s Taliban attack in Kabul has risen sharply overnight to 64. The previous official death toll on Tuesday had been 28. The attackers targeted an agency that provides protection for high-ranking government officials, similar to the U.S. Secret Service. A suicide bomber […]
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Death toll from Taliban attack in Kabul rises to 64

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:53

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Interior Ministry says the death toll from Tuesday’s Taliban attack in Kabul has risen sharply overnight to 64. The previous official death toll on Tuesday had been 28. The attackers targeted an agency that provides protection for high-ranking government officials, similar to the U.S. Secret Service. A suicide bomber […]
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Death toll from Taliban attack in Kabul rises to 64

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:53

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Interior Ministry says the death toll from Tuesday’s Taliban attack in Kabul has risen sharply overnight to 64. The previous official death toll on Tuesday had been 28. The attackers targeted an agency that provides protection for high-ranking government officials, similar to the U.S. Secret Service. A suicide bomber […]

House destroyed by flames in Delco

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:53

House destroyed by flames in DelcoA fire left a home in total ruins in Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania early Wednesday morning.