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Zookeeper slain by tiger died of neck injury, examiner says

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:18
MIAMI (AP) — A medical examiner says a South Florida zookeeper died from a neck injury after being attacked by a Malayan tiger.

Ohio boy electrocuted while conducting YouTube experiment

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:08
A 15-year-old Ohio boy was electrocuted apparently while attempting to conduct an experiment he saw on YouTube that involves a high-voltage traveling arc of electricity, authorities said Wednesday.

Man faces charges connected to missing, possibly dead priest

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:08

ATLANTA (AP) — Multiple charges have been filed against a man described as a “career criminal” who led authorities to a body believed to be that of a missing Florida priest, authorities said Wednesday. Steve James Murray, 28, of Jacksonville, Florida, is charged with possession of firearm or ammunition by a person convicted of a […]
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Man faces charges connected to missing, possibly dead priest

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:08

ATLANTA (AP) — Multiple charges have been filed against a man described as a “career criminal” who led authorities to a body believed to be that of a missing Florida priest, authorities said Wednesday. Steve James Murray, 28, of Jacksonville, Florida, is charged with possession of firearm or ammunition by a person convicted of a […]
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Man faces charges connected to missing, possibly dead priest

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:08

ATLANTA (AP) — Multiple charges have been filed against a man described as a “career criminal” who led authorities to a body believed to be that of a missing Florida priest, authorities said Wednesday. Steve James Murray, 28, of Jacksonville, Florida, is charged with possession of firearm or ammunition by a person convicted of a […]

New Jersey education trustee to Muslims: 'Stay in your desserts'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:02
A northern New Jersey board of education member accused of Facebook posts urging Muslims to "stay in your desserts" is refusing to step down despite a growing list of educators and lawmakers calling for her resignation. Gladys Gryskiewicz remained listed as a trustee of the Elmwood Park Board of Education on its website on Wednesday despite an uproar over reports of a series of messages on her personal Facebook account.

Senate bill would promote wide variety of energy sources

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:02

WASHINGTON (AP) — From boosting solar and wind power to encouraging greater efficiency in new buildings, a bill approved by the Senate on Wednesday makes extensive changes to U.S. energy policy. The bill is the first far-reaching energy bill approved by the Senate since 2007. It would: — Boost renewables such as solar and wind […]
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Senate bill would promote wide variety of energy sources

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:02

WASHINGTON (AP) — From boosting solar and wind power to encouraging greater efficiency in new buildings, a bill approved by the Senate on Wednesday makes extensive changes to U.S. energy policy. The bill is the first far-reaching energy bill approved by the Senate since 2007. It would: — Boost renewables such as solar and wind […]
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Senate bill would promote wide variety of energy sources

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:02

WASHINGTON (AP) — From boosting solar and wind power to encouraging greater efficiency in new buildings, a bill approved by the Senate on Wednesday makes extensive changes to U.S. energy policy. The bill is the first far-reaching energy bill approved by the Senate since 2007. It would: — Boost renewables such as solar and wind […]

Rhode Island pension fund to push for corporate diversity

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:02
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's $7.5 billion pension fund will vote "no" any time a company in which it invests nominates a slate of corporate board nominees that would cause fewer than 30 percent of directors to be women or racial minorities, the state's treasurer said Wednesday.

Sinkhole closes Burien street

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:01

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Sinkhole closes Burien street

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:01

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It was yet another dominant day for the defense at UW spring practice

WA Huskies - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:01

Quoting UW nose tackle Elijah Qualls: "We're always working toward perfection. So are we close to where we want to be hopefully by the time the season starts? Not really. But at the same time, are we close to where we need to be right now? Absolutely."
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Senate bill would promote wide variety of energy sources

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — From boosting solar and wind power to encouraging greater efficiency in new buildings, a bill approved by the Senate on Wednesday makes extensive changes to U.S. energy policy. The bill is the first far-reaching energy bill approved by the Senate since 2007.

APNewsBreak: Senate candidate bills campaign for family trip

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 02:55

FILE - In this April 18, 2016, file photo, Indiana Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Marlin Stutzman speaks during a debate with opponent Todd Young in Indianapolis. Stutzman billed his campaign more than $2,000 in airfare for his family's trip to the Ronald Reagan library in California, an apparent violation of federal election laws. The expense is part of hundreds of thousands of dollars in travel expenses, meals and vehicle payments Stutzman has charged to his campaign fund since 2010. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Facebook page belonging to the wife of an Indiana congressman touted the family's visit to the Ronald Reagan presidential library in Simi Valley, California, with photos showing the two children by the conservative icon's grave and the couple in front of a "humble" wooden table where Reagan signed a massive tax cut.


Banking woes easing for some legal pot businesses

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 02:55

In this Feb. 18, 2016 photo, a Cash Transaction Unit, a high-security operation with bullet-proof payment windows set up specially for marijuana businesses paying their monthly taxes in cash, is installed in a retrofitted office space at the Oregon Department of Revenue at its Salem, Ore., headquarters. (AP Photos/Kristena Hansen)SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In a once-empty office in Oregon's Department of Revenue headquarters, officials have created a mini-fortress.


Propane tank explodes inside car in Port Richmond

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 02:54

Propane tank explodes inside car in Port RichmondPhiladelphia police say a motorist is hospitalized after a leaking propane tank exploded inside a car in Port Richmond.


How Oregon pot dealers pay taxes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 02:52

FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2014, file photo, Cannabis City clerk Will Bibbs, left, helps a customer looking over a display case of marijuana products at the shop in Seattle. As more states legalize marijuana banking remains a major hurtle for the industry. The federal government could decide this summer to reclassify marijuana from the "most dangerous drugs" list, although it's unclear how the banking industry will respond. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has raked in $6.84 million so far from January and February recreational pot sales — far outpacing the $3 million projected for the entire year.


PHOTOS: Dozens charged in Pa. to Detroit drug ring

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 02:51

 Dozens charged in Pa. to Detroit drug ringA total of 43 people have been charged after an investigation into a drug ring that stretched from western Pennsylvania to Detroit.