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Rush-hour shooting pair 'not targets'

BBC World News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 05:28
A man shot dead and a woman who was critically injured in a rush-hour shooting in north London were not the intended targets, police say.
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Bosnia condemns attack on Serbia PM

BBC World News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 05:23
Bosnia's presidency condemns an attack on Serbia's prime minister at a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre.
Categories: BBC World News

Spanish Look to Havana to Repay an Old Debt

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 05:14
Many émigrés are hoping that a new era of openness between the United States and Havana could help remove obstacles to recovering what they lost. But obstacles remain.









Man charged in I-80 crash in New Jersey that killed 2 adults, baby

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 05:13

Man charged in New Jersey crash on I-80 that killed 2 adults, babyNew Jersey state police say a man driving on a suspended license caused a chain-reaction crash that killed two adults and a baby.


Washington state gets $65 million in first-year taxes from marijuana - Yahoo News

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 05:11

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Washington state gets $65 million in first-year taxes from marijuana
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(Reuters) - Washington state took in $65 million in tax revenue from the recreational marijuana market during the first 12 months since it became legal to produce and sell, according to data released by state regulators this week. The revenue was ...
Washington State reports $70 million in tax revenue from 1 year of marijuana salesWQAD.com
Pot Politics: The Marijuana Business Comes To WashingtonNPR

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Washington state gets $65 million in first-year taxes from marijuana

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 05:07

Socks with marijuana leaves are pictured at Cannabis City during the first day of legal retail marijuana sales in Seattle, WashingtonThe revenue was generated by cannabis sales of more than $260 million from June 2014 to June 2015, according to data released by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, which oversees the distribution of cannabis. Voters in Washington state as well as in Colorado approved measures legalizing personal possession and consumption of marijuana in 2012, ushering in the licensing and taxation of retail stores that offer a range of marijuana products to adults. Despite remaining against federal law, possession of small amounts of marijuana is also legal in the District of Columbia, Oregon and Alaska.


Washington state gets $65 million in first-year taxes from marijuana

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 05:07

Socks with marijuana leaves are pictured at Cannabis City during the first day of legal retail marijuana sales in Seattle, WashingtonThe revenue was generated by cannabis sales of more than $260 million from June 2014 to June 2015, according to data released by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, which oversees the distribution of cannabis. Voters in Washington state as well as in Colorado approved measures legalizing personal possession and consumption of marijuana in 2012, ushering in the licensing and taxation of retail stores that offer a range of marijuana products to adults. Despite remaining against federal law, possession of small amounts of marijuana is also legal in the District of Columbia, Oregon and Alaska.


Wife stranded in desert was prepared to die next to husband

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 05:05
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A woman stranded for two weeks in her car in the Southern California desert says she forgave her husband for making a wrong turn and was prepared to die with him.

4 people injured in boating accident in Long Beach Township, Ocean County

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 05:03

4 people injured in boating accident in Long Beach Township, Ocean CountyFour people were injured in a boating accident in Long Beach Township, Ocean County.


Hingis wins Wimbledon doubles final

BBC World News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 05:01
Martina Hingis wins her first Wimbledon title in 17 years, joining up with Sania Mirza to win a thrilling doubles final.
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Playing the Lower Keys: Concert piped underwater in Florida

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 04:59

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Jeff Wright, costumed as a seahorse, rocks with a fake guitar, Saturday, July 11, 2015, during the Underwater Music Festival in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Big Pine Key, Fla. The annual event attracted hundreds of divers and snorkelers who listened to a local radio station's four-hour broadcast piped beneath the sea via underwater speakers, featuring music programmed for the subsea listening experience as well as coral reef conservation messages. (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of music-loving snorkelers and divers, joined by distance swimmer Diana Nyad, ducked beneath the waves Saturday as a radio station broadcast a concert underwater at the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.


Playing the Lower Keys: Concert piped underwater in Florida

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 04:59

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Jeff Wright, costumed as a seahorse, rocks with a fake guitar, Saturday, July 11, 2015, during the Underwater Music Festival in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Big Pine Key, Fla. The annual event attracted hundreds of divers and snorkelers who listened to a local radio station's four-hour broadcast piped beneath the sea via underwater speakers, featuring music programmed for the subsea listening experience as well as coral reef conservation messages. (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of music-loving snorkelers and divers, joined by distance swimmer Diana Nyad, ducked beneath the waves Saturday as a radio station broadcast a concert underwater at the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.


Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe to be honored prior to the Reign match on Saturday night

NBA - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 04:53
Seattle Reign and United States women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo and midfielder Megan Rapinoe will be honored prior to their club team’s home match against the Western New York Flash on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, the team announced in a release. The pre-match ceremony, which will include Seattle mayor Ed Murray, caps a whirlwind […]
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Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe to be honored prior to the Reign match on Saturday night

NBA - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 04:53
Seattle Reign and United States women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo and midfielder Megan Rapinoe will be honored prior to their club team’s home match against the Western New York Flash on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, the team announced in a release. The pre-match ceremony, which will include Seattle mayor Ed Murray, caps a whirlwind […]
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Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe to be honored prior to the Reign match on Saturday night

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 04:53
Seattle Reign and United States women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo and midfielder Megan Rapinoe will be honored prior to their club team’s home match against the Western New York Flash on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, the team announced in a release. The pre-match ceremony, which will include Seattle mayor Ed Murray, caps a whirlwind […]
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Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe to be honored prior to the Reign match on Saturday night

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 04:53
Seattle Reign and United States women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo and midfielder Megan Rapinoe will be honored prior to their club team’s home match against the Western New York Flash on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, the team announced in a release. The pre-match ceremony, which will include Seattle mayor Ed Murray, caps a whirlwind […]

Unlikely Targets in Cross Hairs as Russia Aims to Expose Foreign Influence

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 04:46
Among the groups that Russia has placed on a list of “foreign agents” are an organization that supports the mothers of soldiers and the country’s oldest human rights organization.









On Baseball: For Boston Sports Fans, It’s All About Rallying Cries

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 04:44
The suspension and appeal of the Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady has seized hold of the Boston sports psyche when it is normally engaged with the plight of the Red Sox.









Chinese Authorities Detain and Denounce Rights Lawyers

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 04:40
At least five lawyers from a firm that specialized in rights cases have been detained and accused of running a criminal syndicate to smear the Communist Party.









In Tourist Destinations, a Picture of Excess

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 04:39
A surge in reckless and damaging behavior by tourists, which often goes viral on social media, has officials considering measures to limit the damage.