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Editorial: Commercial photography rule makes the Forest Service look bad

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 07:17
A mundane federal proposal on wildlife photography has sparked a wildfire of concern about the Obama administration’s troubling record on transparency.

Startup airline PeoplExpress suspends flights

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 07:16
Start-up airline PeoplExpress says it is suspending flights because of problems including a shortage of crews and only one plane, but it hopes to resume flying next month.

When will Huskies completely buy into Chris Petersen’s way?

WA Huskies - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 07:09
Huskies coach Chris Petersen demands disciplined intensity, and so far Washington’s players have been wildly inconsistent. It’s up to him and his coaches to make that happen.
Categories: Sports Center

Man once declared dead sentenced to die for murder

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 07:07
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A Mississippi man who was once declared dead, only to resurface as a suspect in a kidnapping and killing, was sentenced to death Friday after a jury earlier convicted him of murder.

Who's afraid of bromine?

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 07:06
But should you really be afraid of this toxic red element?
Categories: BBC World News

Feds tell Ferguson chief to ban bracelets

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 07:01
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Federal civil rights investigators want the Ferguson police chief to ban his officers from wearing bracelets supporting a white colleague who shot and killed an unarmed, black 18-year-old.

Feds tell Ferguson chief to ban bracelets

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 07:01
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Federal civil rights investigators want the Ferguson police chief to ban his officers from wearing bracelets supporting a white colleague who shot and killed an unarmed, black 18-year-old.

Vegas sidewalk-chalk arrests spawn federal lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 07:00
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The arrests of several protesters for writing anti-police messages with chalk on a sidewalk last year have spawned a federal civil rights lawsuit against Las Vegas police.

Vegas sidewalk-chalk arrests spawn federal lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 07:00
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The arrests of several protesters for writing anti-police messages with chalk on a sidewalk last year have spawned a federal civil rights lawsuit against Las Vegas police.

European Space Agency sets date for comet landing

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 07:00
The European Space Agency says it will attempt to land the first spacecraft on a comet on Nov. 12.

Q&A: Experts warn of Bash Bug, what are the risks?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 07:00
Internet security experts are warning that a new programming flaw known as the "Bash Bug" may pose a serious threat to computers and other devices such as home Internet routers. Even the systems used to run factory floors and power plants could be affected.

FAA hopes to restore air traffic in Chicago area in coming days

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 06:59
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The fire set by an employee of Harris Corp at a Chicago-area air traffic control center on Friday may have caused significant damage, but the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hopes to restore air traffic to relatively normal levels over the next few days, U.S. government officials said. It could take days before the agency assesses the full extent of the damage caused by the fire and restores the full function of the center, said one of the officials familiar with the matter. ...

Chicago-area air traffic center fire grounds 1,750 flights

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 06:59

Passengers wait in line to rebook cancelled flights at O'Hare International Airport in ChicagoBy Mary Wisniewski and Karl Plume CHICAGO (Reuters) - A fire apparently set by an employee at a Chicago-area air traffic control center led to the cancellation of more than 1,700 flights at the city's two major airports, snarling air traffic across the United States, officials said. Flights resumed at O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, after a delay of about four hours, but there were bottlenecks across the entire air system that carriers expect to last through the weekend. ...


2 FBI employees killed in Ohio River collision

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 06:57

Emergency personnel and investigators gather by the Ohio River on Thursday night, Sept. 25, 2014 after an accident near Cincinnati. Two off-duty FBI employees were killed in a collision between a barge and a boat on the Ohio River the agency said Friday. Cincinnati District Fire Chief Lou Arnold said the accident happened late Thursday when the men's pleasure boat hit a 600-foot barge in the river between Cincinnati and Newport, Kentucky. The two were found dead on the boat when fire crews arrived, authorities said. (AP Photo/The Cincinnati Enquirer, Carrie Cochran) MANDATORY CREDIT; NO SALESCINCINNATI (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard and state investigative teams were working Friday at the Ohio River area where two off-duty FBI employees were killed in a collision between a barge and a small pleasure boat, trying to piece together how the accident occurred.


Mexican cartel leader's son pleads guilty in US

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 06:54
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The son of one of Mexico's most wanted drug lords pleaded guilty Friday to drug trafficking charges that carry a punishment of at least 10 years in prison, the latest development in a federal investigation targeting the Sinaloa cartel.

Mount Rushmore to go dim during light replacement

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 06:54
KEYSTONE, S.D. (AP) — The National Park Service plans to replace lighting at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

AccuWeather: Warm, Sunny Weekend on the Way

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 06:53

 Warm, Sunny Weekend on the WayMeteorologist Cecily Tynan is tracking summer-like temperatures for our first weekend of fall.


VIDEO: US prepares for ‘rock star’ Modi

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 06:51
World leaders have descended on New York for the United Nations General Assembly, but few are getting the treatment India's PM Narendra Modi is set to receive.
Categories: BBC World News

Thom Yorke, Radiohead Artist, Releases Album via BitTorrent

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 06:48
Mr. Yorke, Radiohead’s lead singer, said he wanted to test a new way for artists to release their work online.

Wrongfully convicted Seattle man awarded nearly $500,000

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 06:46
A Seattle man who spent 10 years in prison after he was wrongfully convicted of robbery and burglary was awarded $496,712 during a hearing Friday morning in King County Superior Court.