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Parents of fatally shot Missouri teen renew call for special prosecutor

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:52
By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - The parents of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager fatally shot in August by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, asked Missouri's governor on Monday to reconsider his decision not to appoint a special prosecutor in the case. In a letter to Governor Jay Nixon, lawyers representing Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. said there were "compelling and rising concerns of conflict that now exist" between St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch and the Ferguson Police Department. McCulloch has been overseeing a grand jury probe into the Aug. ...

Jeb Bush makes Spanish ads for 3 GOP candidates

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:51
DENVER (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush hasn't said whether he's going to run for president in 2016, but he's going on the air in three races this year — in Spanish.

Taiwan's charitable vegetable vendor

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:51
Is this the world's most unlikely philanthropist?
Categories: BBC World News

Same-sex couples start marrying in the South

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:50

Nicole Pries, left, and Lindsey Oliver exchange vows Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, as the couple become one of the first same-sex couples in Virginia to be married, outside a Richmond Court building in Richmond, Va. The couple were the first in the Richmond are to be married after the US Supreme Court refused to overturn same-sex marriage prohibitions. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gay and lesbian couples were getting legally married in the South for the first time on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way by denying efforts by Virginia and other states to ban such weddings.


Wealthy giving less to charity; Utah tops states

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:47
Even as the income gap widens, the wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income people are donating a larger share, according to an extensive analysis of IRS data conducted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Hilton selling Waldorf Astoria New York for $1.95B

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:46
Hilton Worldwide is selling the Waldorf Astoria New York to Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance Group Co. for $1.95 billion.

DHS worker charged with stealing $18,000 in SEPTA tokens

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:41

DHS worker charged with stealing $18,000 in SEPTA tokensThe Philadelphia District Attorney's Office says a worker with the city's Department of Human Services is charged with submitting fraudulent overtime expenses and stealing SEPTA fare tokens from the agency.


Feds: Illinois teen sought to join Islamic State

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:38
CHICAGO (AP) — A 19-year-old American left a letter expressing disgust with Western society before trying to board an international flight in Chicago, the first step in his plan to sneak into Syria to join the Islamic State group, according to a federal criminal complaint released Monday.

Typhoon washes 3 US airmen out to sea in Japan

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:36
A powerful typhoon that washed three American airmen in Okinawa out to sea, killing at least one, slammed central Japan on Monday, stalling trains and flights and triggering mudslides, before swerving to the Pacific Ocean.

Washington State fires special teams coach

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:34
Washington State fires special teams coach

Prosecutors lose appeal in Detroit officer's trial

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:33
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's appeals court on Monday let stand the dismissal of a manslaughter charge against a Detroit police officer who killed a 7-year-old girl during a raid.

Funeral for Pa. trooper killed in training center shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:33

Funeral for Pa. trooper killed in training center shootingA Pennsylvania state trooper accidentally killed in a firearms training exercise was laid to rest in Northeast Philadelphia.


KeyArena turns a bigger profit than it ever did with the Sonics

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:31
KeyArena is much more profitable than in the days of the Sonics, to the surprise of many who saw an uncertain future for the sports venue after the team’s departure in 2009. The Lower Queen Anne facility turned more than $1.2 million in profit for Seattle last year.

Ragu Yandamuri takes the witness stand in his own defense

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:30

Ragu Yandamuri takes the witness stand in his own defenseMonday was a dramatic day in a Montgomery County courtroom as a man defending himself in a gruesome double murder case called himself as a witness.


Class 4A, 3A and 2A state volleyball rankings -- Week 5

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:28
I updated here earlier about the three significant tournaments played Saturday.

Washington State dismisses special teams coach

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:28
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State coach Mike Leach has dismissed special teams coordinator Eric Russell after Saturday's 60-59 loss to California in which the Cougars gave up back-to-back kickoff returns for touchdowns.

Supreme court clears the way for gay marriage expansion

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:27

Supreme court clears the way for gay marriage expansionThe Supreme Court unexpectedly cleared the way Monday for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in the United States and may have signaled that it's only a matter of time before same-sex couples can marry in all 50 states.


White Pass - 10/6/2014 2:37:58 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:22
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10/6/2014 2:37:58 PM

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Satus Pass - 10/6/2014 2:24:03 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:22
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10/6/2014 2:24:03 PM

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