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Man run over by car in Seattle identified

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:37

Investigators said Scott A. McHone, 50, died after a car pulling out of a garage ran over him.

Houston renames schools named for Confederate leaders

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:37

HOUSTON (AP) — The governing board of the biggest school district in Texas has voted to rename seven schools previously named for Confederate leaders. The Houston school district board voted Thursday to strip the schools of the names of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee, Albert Sidney Johnston and Stonewall Jackson; Confederate President Jefferson Davis; Confederate […]
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Houston renames schools named for Confederate leaders

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:37

HOUSTON (AP) — The governing board of the biggest school district in Texas has voted to rename seven schools previously named for Confederate leaders. The Houston school district board voted Thursday to strip the schools of the names of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee, Albert Sidney Johnston and Stonewall Jackson; Confederate President Jefferson Davis; Confederate […]
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Houston renames schools named for Confederate leaders

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:37

HOUSTON (AP) — The governing board of the biggest school district in Texas has voted to rename seven schools previously named for Confederate leaders. The Houston school district board voted Thursday to strip the schools of the names of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee, Albert Sidney Johnston and Stonewall Jackson; Confederate President Jefferson Davis; Confederate […]

Agency: Dolphins’ cause of death unclear, human role likely

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:37

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal report on three dolphins that died shortly after Navy ships used sonar nearby has found the animals were likely affected by the same human event. The report by the National Marine Fisheries Service says experts weren’t able to determine what caused the death of the animals in Southern California in […]
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Agency: Dolphins’ cause of death unclear, human role likely

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:37

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal report on three dolphins that died shortly after Navy ships used sonar nearby has found the animals were likely affected by the same human event. The report by the National Marine Fisheries Service says experts weren’t able to determine what caused the death of the animals in Southern California in […]
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Agency: Dolphins’ cause of death unclear, human role likely

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:37

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal report on three dolphins that died shortly after Navy ships used sonar nearby has found the animals were likely affected by the same human event. The report by the National Marine Fisheries Service says experts weren’t able to determine what caused the death of the animals in Southern California in […]

Donald Trump and Paul Ryan Show Signs of Thaw

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:36
Speaker Paul D. Ryan came away from his meeting with Donald J. Trump feeling positive, though Mr. Ryan still did not endorse him.

Oops! Bernie Sanders makes geography gaffe in S.D.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:35

Sanders called Sioux Falls "Sioux City" at the beginning of his speech Thursday night at the Convention Center.

       

Houston renames schools named for Confederate leaders

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:34
HOUSTON (AP) — The governing board of the biggest school district in Texas has voted to rename seven schools previously named for Confederate leaders.

Obama decree: Let transgender students use bathroom that matches gender identity

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:34

In the middle of a legal fight with North Carolina over transgender rights, the Obama administration is planning to issue a sweeping decree telling every public school district in the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity.
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Obama decree: Let transgender students use bathroom that matches gender identity

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:34

In the middle of a legal fight with North Carolina over transgender rights, the Obama administration is planning to issue a sweeping decree telling every public school district in the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity.
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Obama decree: Let transgender students use bathroom that matches gender identity

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:34

In the middle of a legal fight with North Carolina over transgender rights, the Obama administration is planning to issue a sweeping decree telling every public school district in the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity.

Picture this: The week's top stories in charts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:34

It’s been quite a week in the world of news. Here are five charts that put the week’s happenings into perspective:

       

Mother of 'Grim Sleeper' victim: 'The pain is still there'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:25

FILE - This May 2, 2016 file photo, Lonnie Franklin Jr., left, appears in Los Angeles Superior Court during closing arguments of his trail in Los Angeles. Prosecutors plans to present evidence of five more killings against Franklin, the man convicted in the "Grim Sleeper" murders, as they begin laying out their case for the death penalty. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool,File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of one of the "Grim Sleeper's" murder victims slowly made her way to the witness stand Thursday, using a cane to steady herself under the grief she's been carrying for nearly 30 years.


Police: Times Square hugger punches tourist who won’t tip

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:23

NEW YORK (AP) — A man offering “free hugs” in New York’s Times Square is accused of punching a Canadian tourist in the face after she refused to tip him for his hug and a photo. Jermaine Himmelstein was arrested on robbery and fraudulent accosting charges shortly after the Thursday afternoon incident. Police say Himmelstein […]
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Police: Times Square hugger punches tourist who won’t tip

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:23

NEW YORK (AP) — A man offering “free hugs” in New York’s Times Square is accused of punching a Canadian tourist in the face after she refused to tip him for his hug and a photo. Jermaine Himmelstein was arrested on robbery and fraudulent accosting charges shortly after the Thursday afternoon incident. Police say Himmelstein […]
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Police: Times Square hugger punches tourist who won’t tip

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:23

NEW YORK (AP) — A man offering “free hugs” in New York’s Times Square is accused of punching a Canadian tourist in the face after she refused to tip him for his hug and a photo. Jermaine Himmelstein was arrested on robbery and fraudulent accosting charges shortly after the Thursday afternoon incident. Police say Himmelstein […]

Police: Times Square hugger punches tourist who won't tip

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:22
NEW YORK (AP) — A man offering "free hugs" in New York's Times Square is accused of punching a Canadian tourist in the face after she refused to tip him for his hug and a photo.

Litter? Detroit newspaper sues suburb over shopping guide

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:20

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit newspaper is suing a suburb after receiving two littering tickets for delivering a free weekly shopping guide to residents. Orion Township officials say many residents don’t want the publication, called Select, which arrives in pink plastic bags on porches or driveways. But the Detroit Free Press says the […]
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