Listen Live Follow Us On:
For Email Marketing you can trust

 

News aggregator

High school teacher insults students, wishes them bodily harm in tweets

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:28

High school teacher insults students, wishes them bodily harm in tweetsA California high school teacher has created a firestorm of controversy for controversial tweets that insult students and even wish them bodily harm.


Debate Over Jury Instructions at Ex-Governor’s Trial

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:27
Lawyers in the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia and his wife, Maureen, debated how the judge should describe bribery to the jurors.

No charges in US accidental shooting

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:26
Officials say there will be no charges for a nine-year-old girl who killed her shooting instructor by accident.
Categories: BBC World News

California governor considers allowing gender identity on death certificates

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:22

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at Memoria y Tolerancia museum in Mexico CityDeath certificates in California would be changed to reflect the gender identity of people at the time of their death rather than their sex at birth under a bill sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday, the latest effort by the state to further the rights of transgender residents. The California Assembly voted 66-4 to approve amendments before sending the bill, known as AB 1577, to Democratic Governor Jerry Brown. It is one of several measures aimed at furthering the family rights of LGBT Californians passed this session, including a measure allowing same-sex couples to be listed as mother, father or parent on a child's birth certificate. "Once we are deceased, we are often at the mercy of others to treat us with dignity," said California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, a Democrat from San Diego.


California governor considers allowing gender identity on death certificates

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:22

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at Memoria y Tolerancia museum in Mexico CityDeath certificates in California would be changed to reflect the gender identity of people at the time of their death rather than their sex at birth under a bill sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday, the latest effort by the state to further the rights of transgender residents. The California Assembly voted 66-4 to approve amendments before sending the bill, known as AB 1577, to Democratic Governor Jerry Brown. It is one of several measures aimed at furthering the family rights of LGBT Californians passed this session, including a measure allowing same-sex couples to be listed as mother, father or parent on a child's birth certificate. "Once we are deceased, we are often at the mercy of others to treat us with dignity," said California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, a Democrat from San Diego.


No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting by 9-year-old girl

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:20

Shooting instructor Charles Vacca stands next to a 9-year-old girl at the Last Stop shooting range in White HillsBy Alexia Shurmur WHITE HILLS Ariz. (Reuters) - County law enforcement officials in Arizona said on Thursday no criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun range incident in which a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her instructor with an Uzi, adding it was "being viewed as an industrial accident." But state occupational health and safety officials were conducting their own probe of the Monday morning incident that was captured on video at a gun range that caters in part to tourists visiting nearby Las Vegas. The shooting at the Arizona Last Stop in White Hills, near the Nevada border, has touched off debate over shooting ranges offering machine guns to casual visitors and the wisdom of giving children access to high-powered firearms.


You'll be surprised at who plays in this bluegrass band

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:16

They call themselves the "Wild Berry Pickers," this family of eight is unique in multiple ways.

       

Editorial: Expand Seattle police outreach to more communities of color

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:16
Pre-emptive talks between Seattle Police and black city leaders would be even more effective if they were conducted with more communities of color.

Editorial: Expand Seattle police outreach to more communities of color

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:16
Pre-emptive talks between Seattle Police and black city leaders would be even more effective if they were conducted with more communities of color.

Guest: The threats to press freedom, from Ferguson to Iraq

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:16
The complexities of exercising freedom of the speech are now center stage with attempts to intimidate and silence journalists in Ferguson, Mo., Egypt and Iraq, writes guest columnist David A. Steinberg.

Guest: The threats to press freedom, from Ferguson to Iraq

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:16
The complexities of exercising freedom of the speech are now center stage with attempts to intimidate and silence journalists in Ferguson, Mo., Egypt and Iraq, writes guest columnist David A. Steinberg.

Flight diverts to Boston over reclined-seat upset

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:16
An outburst over a reclined seat led an American Airlines flight to divert to Boston, at least the second such incident in the U.S. this week, authorities said.

Plastic bag ban passes California Assembly

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:14

Bill now heads to state Senate, where it must be approved by Sunday

       

Suit against no-pot city challenges state’s marijuana law

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:14
A man who wants to open a marijuana business in Fife is challenging the city’s zoning authority and the way the ban was adopted.

Suit against no-pot city challenges state’s marijuana law

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:14
A man who wants to open a marijuana business in Fife is challenging the city’s zoning authority and the way the ban was adopted.

Argentina general strike 'success'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:13
Labour groups opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner stage a second general strike this year and claim success.
Categories: BBC World News

Argentina general strike 'success'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:13
Labour groups opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner stage a second general strike this year and claim success.
Categories: BBC World News

Cybercriminals take largest toll on financial institutions

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:11
Losses from cybercrime exceeded $23 million, on average, at U.S. financial services companies in fiscal 2013 — the highest average for any sector, according to a Ponemon Institute survey.

NATO accuses Russia of violating Ukraine's sovereignty

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:10

Putin urges separatists to allow encircled Ukrainian troops to return home.

       

Dyson teases mysterious 'Project N223' in new video

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:07

Could it be a new robot vacuum, or something else entirely?