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Ray Rice Cut by Ravens and Suspended by N.F.L.

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:32
The Baltimore Ravens terminated Ray Rice’s contract on Monday, after a video, posted by TMZ earlier in the day, showed him punching Janay Palmer in a hotel elevator in Atlantic City in February.






4 children killed in fire on Chicago's South Side

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:30
Four children died when fire raced up a stairwell in an apartment building on Chicago's far South Side early Monday, trapping them in their bedrooms and forcing their mother and her boyfriend to leap from a third-story window, fire officials said.

NY lawmakers: Reauthorize 9/11 compensation law

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:28
NEW YORK (AP) — Days before the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, elected officials from New York called on Congress to reauthorize federal legislation to compensate first responders who became ill working at ground zero.

CBS names James Corden to replace Craig Ferguson

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:27
British actor James Corden will replace Craig Ferguson as host of "The Late Late Show" on CBS next year, part of a complete overhaul of the network's late-night talk show lineup put in motion by the impending retirement of David Letterman.

Trove & other exciting new restaurant openings

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:25
After a string of bad news about the closures of well-established restaurants-- the "legendary" Catfish Corner was the latest casualty - here's some encouraging news about exciting newcomers.

Whole Foods Market announces Instacart delivery

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:25
Whole Foods Market Inc. has partnered with Instacart to offer grocery delivery within an hour for online purchasers in more than a dozen cities.

Judge Judy offering book for free

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:25
Judge Judy is offering advice to women free of charge.

3 family members hit, killed by car in California

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:23
TURLOCK, Calif. (AP) — Police say three family members, including a 4-year-old boy, were killed when a driver plowed into them as they walked in a Central California neighborhood.

Clinton juggernaut hits 2014 campaign trail

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:19

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2014 file photo shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaking at the State Department in Washington. The Clinton juggernaut hits the midterm campaign trail this week as the power couple lends fundraising prowess and their sought-after seal of approval to Democratic candidates shunning an unpopular President Barack Obama. For Hillary Clinton, the events with Democratic donors and activists are keeping her profile high as she weighs a second bid for the presidency. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Clinton juggernaut hits the midterm campaign trail this week as the power couple lends fundraising prowess and their seal of approval to Democratic candidates shunning an unpopular President Barack Obama. For Hillary Rodham Clinton, the events with Democratic donors and activists are keeping her profile high as she weighs a second bid for the presidency.


NFL star fired over girlfriend punch

BBC World News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:14
The NFL's Baltimore Ravens terminate the contract of star Ray Rice, after the release of a video which appears to show him striking his ex-fiancee.
Categories: BBC World News

Pound falls on independence poll

BBC World News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:14
The pound has fallen in response to a YouGov poll showing a narrow lead for Scottish independence for the first time.
Categories: BBC World News

Man charged with 3 deaths in Alexandria, Virginia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:12

This booking photo released with the West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority shows Charles Severance. After a months-long investigation, Alexandria police have charged Severance, a former city resident with a long history of erratic behavior in the shooting deaths of three separate city residents, including one slaying that has been unsolved for more than a decade. (AP Photo/West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority)ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Alexandria, Virginia, say a man with a long history of erratic behavior has been charged in the shooting deaths of a sheriff's wife, a transportation planner and a music teacher.


Stand Up to Cancer telethon raises $109 million

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:12

Jennifer Hudson arrives at the 4th Annual Stand Up 2 Cancer Live Benefit at The Dolby Theatre on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The star-studded Stand Up to Cancer telethon that aired on broadcast and cable networks in the United States and Canada raised $109 million.


New Mexico eyes nuke project after ruling

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:09
HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — The southeastern New Mexico area that houses the federal government's troubled nuclear waste dump is renewing its push to also store spent nuclear fuel from power plants.

Training on tap for NYC officers after chokehold

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:02
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police officers will get three days of annual training on how to properly use force following the chokehold death of an unarmed man this summer, police commissioner William Bratton said Monday.

Seahawks reportedly sign OL Andrew McDonald

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:01
According to a Tweet from his agent, the Seahawks have signed offensive tackle Andrew McDonald.
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Music Monday (9/8): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 02:59

Music Monday (9/22): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming tracks and albums from Aphex Twin, My Brightest Diamond, TV on the Radio, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like Ty Segall, Parquet Courts, and Alt-J. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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Music Monday (9/8): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 02:59

Music Monday (9/8): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming tracks and albums from Aphex Twin, My Brightest Diamond, TV on the Radio, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like Ty Segall, Parquet Courts, and Alt-J. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

UN envoy: Up to 700 children in Iraq killed, hurt

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 02:54

Displaced children from the minority Yazidi sect who fled the violence in the Iraqi town of SinjarUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Up to 700 children have been killed or maimed in Iraq since the beginning of the year, some of them used as suicide bombers by the Islamic State militant group, a U.N. envoy said Monday.


Washington state hiker missing since last week emerges safe from woods

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 02:49
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A 64-year-old hiker missing for four days in Olympic National Park walked out of the woods in Washington state on his own on Monday and appeared to be in good condition, park officials said. Kelly Hall was supposed to have completed a 39-mile (63-km) hike in the park and meet up with his family on Thursday. He failed to appear, and search teams combed the Pacific Northwest wilderness for him but had been unable to trace his whereabouts, officials said. Then at around 10 a.m. ...