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'Say 2016!' Sisters snag selfies with presidential hopefuls

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 13:37

In this July 2, 2015 photo provided by Emma Nozell, Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie poses for a photo with Emma Nozell in Nashua, N.H. Nozell and her sister, Addy Nozell, of Merrimack, N.H., are attempting to take photos with every presidential candidate campaigning in the state. They came up with the idea after Emma took this picture with Christie. (Emma Nozell via AP)CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Addy and Emma Nozell aren't the first New Hampshire residents to collect photos of themselves with as many presidential candidates as possible. But the in the age of selfies and social media, the Merrimack sisters are attracting a lot of attention, so much so that candidates now arrive in the state ready for their close-ups with the teens.


Motor coach safety info may be kept secret

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 13:37

WASHINGTON – The Senate this week debates a provision to remove from public scrutiny certain safety information about motor coach carriers.

       

Suspected migrant boat off Australia

BBC World News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 13:16
A boat is sighted off the West Australian coast which could be carrying the first asylum seekers to make it to Australia in about 12 months.
Categories: BBC World News

Rep. Honda faces Ethics investigation

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 13:15

In response to probe, congressman bars staff from volunteering on campaign.

       

Nothing says anti-gay like 5,000 naked people

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 13:13

You might say they know how to grab a headline. 

       

VIDEO: Greek restaurants to feel the pinch

BBC World News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 13:05
The BBC's Mark Lowen reports from a traditional taverna in Greece on the likely impact of VAT rising from 13% to 23%.
Categories: BBC World News

Snohomish County Sheriffs suspend search for missing swimmer

NBA - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 13:05
Snohomish County Sheriffs suspended their search Sunday evening for a swimmer suspected to have drowned in a river in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Officers responded to a 911 call Sunday evening reporting someone was in the north fork of the Skykomish River, near the 62000 block of Index-Galena Road, and couldn’t get out. The […]
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Snohomish County Sheriffs suspend search for missing swimmer

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 13:05
Snohomish County Sheriffs suspended their search Sunday evening for a swimmer suspected to have drowned in a river in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Officers responded to a 911 call Sunday evening reporting someone was in the north fork of the Skykomish River, near the 62000 block of Index-Galena Road, and couldn’t get out. The […]
Categories: Sports Center

Snohomish County Sheriffs suspend search for missing swimmer

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 13:05
Snohomish County Sheriffs suspended their search Sunday evening for a swimmer suspected to have drowned in a river in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Officers responded to a 911 call Sunday evening reporting someone was in the north fork of the Skykomish River, near the 62000 block of Index-Galena Road, and couldn’t get out. The […]

VIDEO: Myanmar's army chief on election

BBC World News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:55
The commander in chief of the army in Myanmar, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, says he will respect the result of November's historic general election, even if the opposition wins.
Categories: BBC World News

Israel warmly welcomes Pentagon chief Carter

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:49

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon thanked Carter for his contributions to Israeli security.

       

Mexico gets semifinal berth in Gold Cup after late penalty kick

NBA - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:35
Mexico won 1-0 on Sunday night in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals on Andres Guardado’s penalty kick in the final minute of extra time.
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Mexico gets semifinal berth in Gold Cup after late penalty kick

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:35
Mexico won 1-0 on Sunday night in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals on Andres Guardado’s penalty kick in the final minute of extra time.
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Mexico gets semifinal berth in Gold Cup after late penalty kick

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:35
Mexico won 1-0 on Sunday night in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals on Andres Guardado’s penalty kick in the final minute of extra time.

Vote like it's 2004: Take the Bush vs. Kerry quiz

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:32

How well do you remember the 2004 election?

       

Harman faces welfare bill revolt

BBC World News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:31
Acting Labour leader Harriet Harman is facing a revolt after ordering the party's MPs not to vote against the government's welfare bill.
Categories: BBC World News

Driver charged with DWI in Long Island crash that killed four young women

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:26
The driver of a pickup truck that struck a limousine on Long Island's East End at the weekend, killing four young women on a wine-tasting outing and injuring several others, was arraigned on drunken driving charges on Sunday, police said. Steven Romeo, 55, of Southold, N.Y., pleaded not guilty, his attorney told New York media. The eight women passengers, all in their 20s, had been touring wineries on eastern Long Island, authorities said.

Italy: 4 Italian construction workers kidnapped in Libya

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:24

Italy's Foreign Ministry said the four were employees of the Bonatti construction company.

       

Flames rip through townhome in New Castle

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:23

Flames rip through townhome in New CastleA fast moving fire destroyed a townhome in New Castle, Delaware.


Iowa chicks sent as far away as Brazil to evade deadly bird flu

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:18

File photo of chicks free of the bird flu virus that await being purchased at a feed and farm supply store in HoustonWith the delicate birds just hours old, the president of Murray McMurray Hatchery hit the road around 1 a.m. on a Saturday to drive through the night to a friend's farm in Texas "just to have them in a safe place," he said. Breeding chickens that are the valuable genetic source for egg-laying hens have gone into hiding as the outbreak of bird flu in poultry has developed into the worst animal-health emergency in U.S. history. Wood's breeding stock includes chickens with genetic lines that date back to the early 1900s.