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FDA: Georgia plant waited to disclose salmonella

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:43
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Officers at a Georgia peanut plant took five days to disclose that lab tests found salmonella in some of their products, despite repeated questioning from on-site inspectors rushing to find the source of a deadly national outbreak, a federal investigator testified Thursday.

Cambodia: Were the trials worth it?

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:42
Life sentences for two Khmer Rouge leaders
Categories: BBC World News

Left out to freeze on K2

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:39
The porter Italian climbers left out to freeze on K2
Categories: BBC World News

Wine Dealer Sentenced to 10 Years for Defrauding Clients

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:38
Rudy Kurniawan sold wealthy clients bottles of purportedly rare and sought-after wines that were actually old bottles of blended wine.






Video: John Ross and Marvin Hall on infusing speed into Washington's offense

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:37
John Ross and Marvin Hall share many similarities.

Martha's Vineyard prepares for Obamas' summer stay

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:36

FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2013 file photo Meghan Ford of Marshfield, Mass., left, looks through a rack of clothes near a cut-out photograph of President Barack Obama, right, at a shop in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard. President Obama and his family are returning to the island off the Massachusetts mainland Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, for the longest summer vacation of his six-year presidency. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)OAK BLUFFS, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama and his family are heading to the wealthy island resort of Martha's Vineyard for a vacation starting Saturday, a near-annual ritual that islanders say is a boon to local business even if it comes with added hassles during what's typically the busiest tourist month of the year.


Montana's Walsh drops out of Senate race

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:35

This Tuesday, June 3, 2014 file photo, Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., leaves the Capitol in Washington. A campaign spokeswoman says Walsh is taking personal time at his Helena home but declined to answer questions about whether he plans to remain in the U.S. Senate race amid allegations that he plagiarized a research paper. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite,File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democrat close to U.S. Sen. John Walsh's campaign says the senator is dropping out of the race amid allegations that he plagiarized large portions of a college research paper.


FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:35
Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.

Montana's Walsh drops out of Senate race

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:34

FILE-This Tuesday, June 3, 2014 file photo, Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., leaves the Capitol in Washington. A campaign spokeswoman says Walsh is taking personal time at his Helena home but declined to answer questions about whether he plans to remain in the U.S. Senate race amid allegations that he plagiarized a research paper. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite,File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democrat close to U.S. Sen. John Walsh's campaign says the senator is dropping out of the race amid allegations that he plagiarized large portions of a college research paper.


Baby giant anteater born at Rhode Island zoo

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:33

In this Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 photo released by the Roger Williams Park Zoo, a baby giant anteater clings to his mother "Corndog" at the zoo in Providence, R.I. The yet-to-be-named baby was born July 25. Anteaters, which can eat up to 35,000 termites and ants per day, are native to Central and South America. Only 5,000 are thought to remain in the wild. (AP Photo/Roger Williams Park Zoo, Brett Cortesi)PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A new arrival at Rhode Island's Roger Williams Park Zoo has a super-long snout and a tongue to match.


Police: Slaying suspect dead; 2 boys safe

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:31
Two children taken from a Philadelphia-area home after a woman was slain were found safe in New York City early Thursday, and the children's father, a suspect in the killing, was later found dead, authorities said.

Airport security devices can be hacked, says researcher

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:31
Device used to detect trace amounts of drugs, explosives, called vulnerable.

China tightens grip on instant messaging services

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:31
China's government tightened control over popular instant messaging services Thursday after telling South Korea that access to some foreign services was blocked because they were used to exchange terrorism-related information.

On Soccer: Landon Donovan to Retire at End of Season

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:27
Landon Donovan announced that he would retire at the end of the M.L.S. season, but it will be a while before the United States sees another player like him.

FDA agent: Ga. plant waited to disclose salmonella

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:23
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A federal investigator says officials at a Georgia peanut plant took five days to disclose any of their products had tested positive for salmonella as authorities rushed to find the source of a deadly national outbreak.

2 Virginia schools blamed for restraining students

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:22
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has concluded that two Virginia schools denied students with emotional disabilities the right to a free, appropriate public education by frequently subjecting them to seclusion and physical restraint.

Man charged with starting 2013 Rim Fire in Yosemite park, California's 3rd-largest wildfire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:21
GROVELAND, Calif. (AP) — Man charged with starting 2013 Rim Fire in Yosemite park, California's 3rd-largest wildfire.

Fed survey: 25 pct of households 'just getting by'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — A quarter of U.S. households say they're "just getting by" financially, a survey by the Federal Reserve shows.

These Are the First Edible Pot Products Sold in Washington

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:17
Stringent rules delayed sales of edibles for a month after the first legal marijuana sales took place in Washington state

Soaked for charity: Ice-bucket challenges get cool

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:16
BOSTON (AP) — Getting soaked with ice cold water for charity is in vogue.