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Man arrested for yoga airplane altercation pleads guilty

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:06

Hyongtae Pae stands outside the federal courthouse in Honolulu on Thursday, April 21, 2016, after pleading guilty to interfering with a flight crew. Authorities say he became violent after wanting to do yoga instead of sit in his seat during a flight from Honolulu to Tokyo last month. He was heading home to South Korea after vacationing in Hawaii to celebrate his 40th wedding anniversary. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)HONOLULU (AP) — A tourist accused of becoming violent because he couldn't do yoga on a plane pleaded guilty Thursday to interfering with a flight crew.


5 charged after dinosaur bones taken on college trip to Utah

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:06
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed theft charges against five people accused of stealing 60 pounds of dinosaur bones near a Utah quarry during an educational trip run by a college in Texas, authorities said Thursday.

Los Angeles hospital settles over leaving patient on street

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:04

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Fueur, center, and Deputy City Attorney Will Jay Pirkey, left, talk during a news conference on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at City Hall in Los Angles about patient dumping. A fourth Los Angeles-area hospital in less than three years has settled a civil lawsuit over a chronic problem in the nation's second-largest city, dumping homeless patients on the streets after they've been discharged, sometimes while still needing medical attention. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fourth Los Angeles-area hospital in less than three years has settled a lawsuit over a chronic problem in the nation's second-largest city — turning homeless patients out on the streets after they have been discharged, sometimes while still needing medical attention.


Daimler investigating emissions after US request

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:02

DETROIT (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG is investigating at the request of the U.S. government what it says are “possible indications of irregularities” in its emissions certification process. Daimler spokesman Han Tjan said Thursday that the Department of Justice contacted Daimler last week. The company is conducting an internal investigation of its exhaust emissions […]
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Daimler investigating emissions after US request

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:02

DETROIT (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG is investigating at the request of the U.S. government what it says are “possible indications of irregularities” in its emissions certification process. Daimler spokesman Han Tjan said Thursday that the Department of Justice contacted Daimler last week. The company is conducting an internal investigation of its exhaust emissions […]
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Daimler investigating emissions after US request

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:02

DETROIT (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG is investigating at the request of the U.S. government what it says are “possible indications of irregularities” in its emissions certification process. Daimler spokesman Han Tjan said Thursday that the Department of Justice contacted Daimler last week. The company is conducting an internal investigation of its exhaust emissions […]

Hope and action on Earth Day — and what you can do

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:01

We can ensure our kids and grandkids are left with a vibrant, equitable and healthy home, and can tell their own stories about how nature shapes and enriches their lives.
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Hope and action on Earth Day — and what you can do

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:01

We can ensure our kids and grandkids are left with a vibrant, equitable and healthy home, and can tell their own stories about how nature shapes and enriches their lives.
Categories: Sports Center

Hope and action on Earth Day — and what you can do

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:01

We can ensure our kids and grandkids are left with a vibrant, equitable and healthy home, and can tell their own stories about how nature shapes and enriches their lives.

VIDEO: All the world's a stage...BBC tribute to Shakespeare

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:57
To mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, BBC News correspondents around the world recite one of his most famous passages.
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NYC mayor signs bill cracking down on Elmos, Batmen in Times Square

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:56

A tourist poses with two people dressed as Hulk and Iron Man in Times SquareCostumed characters, painted women and anyone else working for tips in New York's Times Square will soon have to stay in special zones after New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed a bill to bring more order to the bustling tourist attraction. The law gives the city's Department of Transportation the authority to designate a handful of areas, each likely to be about 50-feet by 10-feet, where the legion of Elmos, Batmen and other mascots can solicit tips for posing for photographs. Other areas of the Times Square pedestrian plaza will be off limits to them.


California coastal regulator fined for conflict of interest in SeaWorld case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:53

Visitors are greeted by an Orca killer whale as they attend a show featuring the whales during a visit to the animal theme park SeaWorld in San Diego, CaliforniaA member of the regulatory commission that controls coastal development in California was fined by the state's ethics watchdog on Thursday for voting on an expansion of SeaWorld's San Diego theme park while his wife owned stock in the company. Gregory Cox, who is also a longtime member of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, said in a statement Thursday he did not know that his wife had purchased 500 shares of SeaWorld stock in January of 2015 for her personal retirement account, according to the California Fair Political Practices Commission.


Wall Street regulators propose stricter pay rules for bankers

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:50

The new rules would make bankers wait at least four years to receive portions of their bonuses and force banks to find ways to claw back bonuses from bankers if their behavior leads to big financial losses.
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Wall Street regulators propose stricter pay rules for bankers

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:50

The new rules would make bankers wait at least four years to receive portions of their bonuses and force banks to find ways to claw back bonuses from bankers if their behavior leads to big financial losses.
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Wall Street regulators propose stricter pay rules for bankers

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:50

The new rules would make bankers wait at least four years to receive portions of their bonuses and force banks to find ways to claw back bonuses from bankers if their behavior leads to big financial losses.