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VIDEO: Turkish Kurds' anger at security controls

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:21
The families of Kurdish Turks say the bodies of family members who have been killed in Syria are being stopped from returning home by strict control measures introduced by Turkey.
Categories: BBC World News

Students share reactions to Clinton's college affordability plan

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:18

On August 10th, Hillary Clinton unveiled her $350 billion plan to make college more affordable.

       

2.5 magnitude earthquake reported in Somerset County, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:18

2.5 magnitude earthquake reported in Somerset County, N.J.A 2.5 magnitude earthquake has been reported in Somerset County, New Jersey early Friday morning.


As Greek Bailout Deal Passes, Alexis Tsipras Faces Rebellion

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:15
The plan was approved by lawmakers after a stormy parliamentary debate that began at 2 a.m. and lasted until 9:30 a.m. on Friday.









2.5 earthquake reported in Somerset County, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:12

2.5 magnitude earthquake reported in Somerset County, N.J.A 2.5 earthquake has been reported in Somerset County, New Jersey early Friday morning.


Customer sues restaurant known for throwing rolls

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:06

It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt.

       

India man saves shopkeeper from sword attack

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:03
CCTV footage of an Indian man who saved a shopkeeper from a sword wielding attacker has gone viral on social media.
Categories: BBC World News

Forget Retro. The Men of Havana Embrace the Reggaeton Look.

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:00
Pompadours and pleather: The reggaeton-influenced style of Havana’s fashion-conscious men shows that Cuba is not stuck in time.









Decades After Pearl Harbor, a Mission to Honor ‘the Unknowns’ Gains Urgency

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:00
In an effort to identify sailors who died aboard the battleship Oklahoma, remains from 45 grave sites will be disinterred and taken to laboratories for analysis.









VIDEO: Japan prime minister's WW2 statement

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:59
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is making a statement marking the 70th anniversary of his country's defeat in World War Two.
Categories: BBC World News

Report cites unusually slow mail delivery

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:58

A report blames organizational changes, weather on delays in first six months of 2015.

       

Clerk ignores gay marriage order, asks judge for delay

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:38

David Ermold, right, is hugged by Taral Thompson following the refusal of the Rowan County clerk's office to issue a marriage license to he and his partner, in defiance of a federal judge's decision in Morehead, Ky., Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has already filed a notice of appeal and plans to request a stay on the ruling. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky clerk who defied a federal judge's order to issue marriage licenses and turned away four gay couples has until Monday to convince the judge to delay his mandate.


Kyrgios could be banned over insult

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:27
Nick Kyrgios could be suspended for an "insulting remark" to Stanislas Wawrinka - but says his fine is enough punishment.
Categories: BBC World News

10. High By the Beach - Lana Del Rey

iTunes Top Ten - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:21
High By the Beach - Single
Lana Del Rey

Release Date: August 10, 2015
Total Songs: 1
Genre: Alternative
Price: $1.29
Copyright ? 2015 Lana Del Rey under exclusive licence to Polydor Ltd (UK). Under exclusive licence to Interscope Records in the USA.
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Court Fines Washington State Over Education Funding - ABC News

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:18

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Court Fines Washington State Over Education Funding
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Washington officials are considering a special legislative session after the state Supreme Court issued daily fines a of $100,000 until lawmakers comply with a court order to improve the way the state pays for its basic education system. Thursday's ...
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Court fines Washington state over education funding

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:17

The Washington state Supreme Court is seen on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Olympia, Wash. The court has issued sanctions of $100,000 a day against the state for its lack of progress on a plan to full fund basic education. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington officials are considering a special legislative session after the state Supreme Court issued daily fines a of $100,000 until lawmakers comply with a court order to improve the way the state pays for its basic education system.


Evacuees breathe easier after dodging 2 California wildfires

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:13

Garden Valley firefighter Chris Schwegler walks by flames along Morgan Valley Road near Lower Lake, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. Crews battling the wind-stoked blaze took advantage of cooler temperatures Thursday to clear brush and expand containment lines with bulldozers and hand tools. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Mountain-town dwellers who had to evacuate — some for the second time in days — were breathing a bit easier as firefighters took major steps toward controlling the latest wildfire in this area 100 miles north of San Francisco.


Global 'food shocks' risk increasing

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:13
Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly.
Categories: BBC World News

Three men arrested following treasure hunt in New York City's sewers

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 15:58
A spokesman for the New York City Police Department said Marquise Evans, 21, dislodged a manhole cover on a street in Brooklyn late on Wednesday and allowed two other men to climb inside. About four hours later, the two men, identified as David Hannibal, 45, and Damion Nieves, 35, emerged and were taken into custody, police said. New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton told reporters he didn't know what specifically the men had hoped to find.

U. of Texas puts move of Jefferson Davis statue on hold

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 15:37

A restraining order was requested in state district court.