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5 football players charged in assault of West Chester man

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:50

5 football players charged in assault of West Chester manThe five football players from a state university in western Pennsylvania were arrested and suspended from the school.


Art Review: Celebrating Helena Rubinstein at the Jewish Museum

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:46
“Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power” is the first museum show devoted to the ideas, innovation and influence of this cosmetics magnate.






Seahawks Friday morning notes and links: Are Seahawks missing the fun?

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:46
Among the many questions posed about the Seahawks this season is this --- are they having fun anymore?
Categories: Sports Center

Dave Brandon Resigns as Michigan Athletic Director

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:44
Brandon, who was criticized for his marketing approach, oversaw a football program in decline and was faulted for the program’s handling of an injured quarterback.

Judge's rejection of nurse quarantine 'unfortunate': Maine governor

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:43
(Reuters) - Maine Governor Paul LePage said on Friday it was unfortunate that a judge rejected the state's attempts to impose a strict quarantine on an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa, but said he will abide by the ruling. The ruling appeared to end a stand-off between the state and the nurse, Kaci Hickox, who had defied officials by leaving her house and going for a bike ride. "The judge has eased restrictions with this ruling. And I believe it is unfortunate," LePage said in a statement. "However, the state will abide by law." (Reporting by Jonathan Allen)

EU confirms North Korea invite for rights visit

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:41

Kim Un Chol, a spokesman for North KoreaUNITED NATIONS (AP) — A European Union official on Friday confirmed that North Korea has invited the EU's special representative for human rights to visit, which would be a significant step toward resuming a human rights dialogue that Pyongyang broke off in 2003.


Parachutist rescued from Missouri television tower

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:41

In this Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 photo, a small crowd of onlookers watch a parachutist dangling from one of the guy wires of a broadcast tower in south St. Louis County, Mo. Firefighters rescued the parachutist who became stuck about 125 feet off of the ground and dangled for about two hours. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Laurie Skrivan)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a parachutist who became stuck on the wires of a broadcast tower about 125 feet off of the ground and dangled for about two hours.


Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:37

 "Debt."(AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)TOKYO (AP) — Sony's losses ballooned to 136 billion yen ($1.2 billion) last quarter as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company's troubled mobile phone division reported huge red ink.


Kenyan Jeptoo fails doping test

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:36
Marathon runner Rita Jeptoo becomes the latest athlete from Kenya to fail a doping test, the country's athletics body confirm.
Categories: BBC World News

Medicare paid for meds after patients were dead

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:35

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, Medicaid Administrator Marilyn Tavenner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. A government watchdog agency says Medicare’s prescription drug program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. The problem seems to have started with a bureaucratic rule now getting a second look. A report coming out Friday from the Health and Human Services inspector general says Medicare has been allowing payment for prescriptions filled up to 32 days after a patient’s death. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it drugs for the departed: A quirky bureaucratic rule led Medicare's prescription drug program to pay for costly medications even after the patients were dead.


Warmest UK Halloween on record

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:28
This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. rocket explosion investigation suspects main engine failure

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:26

An unmanned Antares rocket is seen exploding seconds after lift off from a commercial launch pad in this still image from NASA video at Wallops IslandBy Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - As Orbital Sciences picks up the pieces, literally and figuratively, after its high-profile rocket launch explosion, accident investigators are looking closely at a potential first-stage engine problem. Technical data relayed from Orbital’s Antares rocket before and after Tuesday’s liftoff from Wallops Island, Virginia, show everything was fine until the rocket’s ascent stopped 15 seconds into the flight, the company said in a status report issued late Thursday. ...


Firefighter, resident injured in West Philadelphia apartment fire

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:23

Firefighter, resident injured in West Philadelphia apartment fireA firefighter and resident were injured in a massive apartment blaze in West Philadelphia late Thursday night.


Beaver Lake near Issaquah to be planted next week with 2,400 trout averaging three pounds apiece

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:19
%%%7f3740a71430126fde4471c6baadefc0%%%The trout plant at Beaver Lake near Issaquah has become a popular annual fall affair, and starting this coming week anglers will get a chance to catch 2,400 rainbow trout averaging about three pounds apiece.

Your Money: On the Trail of Lost Money

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:18
Tens of billions of dollars sit in the unclaimed property funds that states run, waiting to be taken back by owners.

Your Money: On the Trail of Lost Money

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:18
Tens of billions of dollars sit in the unclaimed property funds that states run, waiting to be taken back by owners.

Baker Lake sockeye fisheries topic of public workshop this Saturday in Mill Creek

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:16
%%%7ae3a7e4da68df85117416b9cfc11cf5%%%State Fish and Wildlife is hosting a Baker Lake sockeye workshop Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mill Creek regional office, 16018 Mill Creek Blvd.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson quotes and video

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:16
Here is some video and the quotes of what Seattle QB Russell Wilson had to say to the media Thursday:

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson quotes and video

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:16
Here is some video and the quotes of what Seattle QB Russell Wilson had to say to the media Thursday:
Categories: Sports Center

Ebola victim's fiancée struggles to rebuild life

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:16
The fiancée of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering stigma of the virus.