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Judge: Man accused of trying to go to Syria to remain held

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:57
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge ruled Thursday that a Minnesota man accused of making two separate attempts to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group should remain in custody, saying the 21-year-old was a flight risk and no conditions of release could guarantee the public's safety.

Germany Women 1-1 Norway Women

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:54
Two-time champions Germany are held to a Women's World Cup draw by Norway in Ottawa, Canada.
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2 girls told to close lemonade stand for lack of permit

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:50
OVERTON, Texas (AP) — Two Texas girls whose lemonade stand was shut down because they lacked a permit will instead offer the drink for free. Television station KLTV reports (http://bit.ly/1JMtmci ) that 8-year-old Andria Green and her 7-year-old sister, Zoey, will take only donations for lemonade Saturday in Overton, about 120 miles east of Dallas. […]
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2 girls told to close lemonade stand for lack of permit

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:50
OVERTON, Texas (AP) — Two Texas girls whose lemonade stand was shut down because they lacked a permit will instead offer the drink for free. Television station KLTV reports (http://bit.ly/1JMtmci ) that 8-year-old Andria Green and her 7-year-old sister, Zoey, will take only donations for lemonade Saturday in Overton, about 120 miles east of Dallas. […]
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2 girls told to close lemonade stand for lack of permit

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:50
OVERTON, Texas (AP) — Two Texas girls whose lemonade stand was shut down because they lacked a permit will instead offer the drink for free. Television station KLTV reports (http://bit.ly/1JMtmci ) that 8-year-old Andria Green and her 7-year-old sister, Zoey, will take only donations for lemonade Saturday in Overton, about 120 miles east of Dallas. […]

Utah man gets 27 months in alleged police station bomb plot

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:49

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Weber County Jail shows John Huggins. Huggins, a Utah man accused of wanting to kill police officers and blow up a police station to trigger an uprising against the government is set to be sentenced. Huggins faces up to 10 years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to possession of an unregistered destructive device in a deal with prosecutors. (Weber County Jail via AP, File )SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man was sentenced Thursday to 27 months in federal prison for what authorities said was a plot to blow up a police station, kill officers and trigger an anti-government uprising.


France ponders Germanwings charge

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:49
French prosecutors announce a preliminary investigation into whether manslaughter charges should be brought over the Germanwings plane crash.
Categories: BBC World News

Farah 'upbeat' after Salazar scandal

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:46
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah says he is feeling more positive after his coach Alberto Salazar was embroiled in a doping scandal.
Categories: BBC World News

Twitter chief Costolo steps down

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:46
Dick Costolo is stepping down as chief executive of Twitter, the company says, while co-founder Jack Dorsey will act as interim chief until a replacement can be found.
Categories: BBC World News

Bits Blog: Uber Releases Mobile Video Game to Recruit Drivers

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:42
Uber is releasing a video game, developed in-house, as a new way to recruit and educate drivers.







IRS taking steps to combat taxpayers’ identity theft

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:42
WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS is joining with states and private industry to combat identity theft by sharing more data about how tax returns are filed, officials announced Thursday. The effort is aimed at stemming a problem that has victimized thousands of taxpayers and cost the government billions of dollars from fraudulent returns. IRS Commissioner […]
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IRS taking steps to combat taxpayers’ identity theft

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:42
WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS is joining with states and private industry to combat identity theft by sharing more data about how tax returns are filed, officials announced Thursday. The effort is aimed at stemming a problem that has victimized thousands of taxpayers and cost the government billions of dollars from fraudulent returns. IRS Commissioner […]
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IRS taking steps to combat taxpayers’ identity theft

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:42
WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS is joining with states and private industry to combat identity theft by sharing more data about how tax returns are filed, officials announced Thursday. The effort is aimed at stemming a problem that has victimized thousands of taxpayers and cost the government billions of dollars from fraudulent returns. IRS Commissioner […]

Tariq Aziz family says his body has gone missing in Iraq

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:41
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The body of Tariq Aziz, Saddam Hussein’s former top aide who died last week in prison in Iraq, went missing on Thursday after it was snatched in Baghdad while en route to Jordan for burial, Aziz’s daughter said. Aziz’s daughter Zeinab said she was told by her mother — who was […]
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Tariq Aziz family says his body has gone missing in Iraq

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:41
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The body of Tariq Aziz, Saddam Hussein’s former top aide who died last week in prison in Iraq, went missing on Thursday after it was snatched in Baghdad while en route to Jordan for burial, Aziz’s daughter said. Aziz’s daughter Zeinab said she was told by her mother — who was […]
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Tariq Aziz family says his body has gone missing in Iraq

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:41
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The body of Tariq Aziz, Saddam Hussein’s former top aide who died last week in prison in Iraq, went missing on Thursday after it was snatched in Baghdad while en route to Jordan for burial, Aziz’s daughter said. Aziz’s daughter Zeinab said she was told by her mother — who was […]

N. Carolina gay-marriage law may mean long courthouse waits

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:41

1100721700RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Under a law that took effect Thursday in North Carolina, employees who issue marriage licenses can refuse to complete paperwork for gay couples by invoking their religious beliefs — a move that could mean longer waits at courthouses for all those who want to wed, especially in rural counties with small staffs.


Play Pro Golf Challenge!

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:40
The Seattle Times' free golf contest where you predict which 10 golfers will finish atop the leaderboard in the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. Register and compete for prizes from Pro Golf Discount.
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Play Pro Golf Challenge!

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:40
The Seattle Times' free golf contest where you predict which 10 golfers will finish atop the leaderboard in the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. Register and compete for prizes from Pro Golf Discount.
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Play Pro Golf Challenge!

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 05:40
The Seattle Times' free golf contest where you predict which 10 golfers will finish atop the leaderboard in the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. Register and compete for prizes from Pro Golf Discount.