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School bus, car collide in Riverside County, injuring 22

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 36 min ago

MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a school bus and a car have collided in Riverside County, injuring 22 people. There’s no word on whether any of the injured are children. County fire officials say the crash occurred shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday at an intersection in Menifee in the southwestern area of the county. […]

Coast Guard helps fishermen after boat fire south of Hawaii

NBA - 2 hours 40 min ago

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard airplane is heading south of Hawaii to help 40 people who abandoned their fishing vessel after it caught fire. The Coast Guard said Wednesday the fishermen boarded two life rafts, three work boats and one skiff. Their vessel, the U.S.-flagged American Eagle, caught fire about 1,800 miles south […]
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Coast Guard helps fishermen after boat fire south of Hawaii

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 40 min ago

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard airplane is heading south of Hawaii to help 40 people who abandoned their fishing vessel after it caught fire. The Coast Guard said Wednesday the fishermen boarded two life rafts, three work boats and one skiff. Their vessel, the U.S.-flagged American Eagle, caught fire about 1,800 miles south […]
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Coast Guard helps fishermen after boat fire south of Hawaii

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 40 min ago

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard airplane is heading south of Hawaii to help 40 people who abandoned their fishing vessel after it caught fire. The Coast Guard said Wednesday the fishermen boarded two life rafts, three work boats and one skiff. Their vessel, the U.S.-flagged American Eagle, caught fire about 1,800 miles south […]

Brother: Right-to-die advocate Christy O'Donnell dies

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 42 min ago

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2015 file photo, Elizabeth Wallner, left, and Christy O'Donnell, who both have terminal cancer, celebrate after lawmakers advanced right-to-die legislation they support, at the Capitol in Sacramento,Calif. O'Donnell, the single mother with lung cancer who became a prominent figure in the California right-to-die debate, has died. She was 47. Her brother Jay Watts said in a Facebook posting Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, that O'Donnell died Saturday, Feb. 6.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Christy O'Donnell, a single mother with lung cancer who became a prominent figure in the California right-to-die debate, has died. She was 47.


New Oklahoma prisons chief: Facilities crumbling, morale low

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 44 min ago

Joe Allbaugh, interim director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, sits in his office in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. A longtime GOP political operative who previously headed the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Allbaugh now has the task of leading Oklahoma's overcrowded and underfunded prison system, which has come under scrutiny after problematic executions. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A longtime Republican political operative who previously headed the Federal Emergency Management Agency now has the daunting task of leading Oklahoma's overcrowded and underfunded prison system, which has come under increasing scrutiny after a series of problematic executions.


Sacramento coach Karl says meeting with GM Divac positive

NBA - 2 hours 49 min ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sacramento Kings coach George Karl said Wednesday he has a positive outlook after meeting with team general manager Vlade Divac amid a losing streak and speculation about his job. Karl said before the Kings-76ers game in Philadelphia that he and Divac are on the same page. “I’ve always felt good about Vlade. […]
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Sacramento coach Karl says meeting with GM Divac positive

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 49 min ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sacramento Kings coach George Karl said Wednesday he has a positive outlook after meeting with team general manager Vlade Divac amid a losing streak and speculation about his job. Karl said before the Kings-76ers game in Philadelphia that he and Divac are on the same page. “I’ve always felt good about Vlade. […]
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Sacramento coach Karl says meeting with GM Divac positive

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 49 min ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sacramento Kings coach George Karl said Wednesday he has a positive outlook after meeting with team general manager Vlade Divac amid a losing streak and speculation about his job. Karl said before the Kings-76ers game in Philadelphia that he and Divac are on the same page. “I’ve always felt good about Vlade. […]

Business Highlights

NBA - 2 hours 50 min ago

___ Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the U.S. economy’s growth and slow the pace of Fed interest rate hikes. But Yellen made clear that the Fed won’t likely find it necessary to cut […]
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Business Highlights

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 50 min ago

___ Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the U.S. economy’s growth and slow the pace of Fed interest rate hikes. But Yellen made clear that the Fed won’t likely find it necessary to cut […]
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Business Highlights

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 50 min ago

___ Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the U.S. economy’s growth and slow the pace of Fed interest rate hikes. But Yellen made clear that the Fed won’t likely find it necessary to cut […]

Slain teen's father says he found out about her death on TV

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 53 min ago

Tammy Weeks, left, mother of Nicole Lovell leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 in Christiansburg, Va. David Eisenhauer, is charged with kidnapping and killing Lovell, who survived a liver transplant and other health scares only to have her life ended after apparently climbing out her bedroom window last week. (Jacob Demmitt/The Roanoke Times via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; SALEM TIMES REGISTER OUT; FINCASTLE HERALD OUT; CHRISTIANBURG NEWS MESSENGER OUT; RADFORD NEWS JOURNAL OUT; ROANOKE STAR SENTINEL OUT; MANDATORY CREDITRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The father of a 13-year-old girl who police say was slain by a Virginia Tech student said he found out about his daughter's death on TV, and questioned whether the tragedy could have been avoided if he had been more a part of her life.


Two sheriff's deputies killed, suspect dead in Maryland shooting

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 55 min ago
A deputy who responded to a disturbance report at a Panera Bread restaurant in Abingdon, about 25 miles northeast of Baltimore, was shot inside the building, said Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler. At least two other deputies fired rounds at the suspect, identified as David Brian Evans, a 67-year-old white man, Gahler said. "Today is a sad day for the Harford County Sheriff's Office, and the citizens of Harford County we are sworn to serve," Gahler said.

The Latest: Ex-sheriff’s attorney to ask for no prison time

NBA - 2 hours 58 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca’s agreement to plead guilty to lying during a federal probe of corruption at the jails he ran (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca’s attorney says his client doesn’t deserve prison time. Michael Zweiback says Baca had […]
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The Latest: Ex-sheriff’s attorney to ask for no prison time

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 58 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca’s agreement to plead guilty to lying during a federal probe of corruption at the jails he ran (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca’s attorney says his client doesn’t deserve prison time. Michael Zweiback says Baca had […]
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The Latest: Ex-sheriff’s attorney to ask for no prison time

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 58 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca’s agreement to plead guilty to lying during a federal probe of corruption at the jails he ran (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca’s attorney says his client doesn’t deserve prison time. Michael Zweiback says Baca had […]

Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane survives vote to remove her from office

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 58 min ago

Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane survives vote to remove her from officePennsylvania's embattled attorney general survived a Senate vote to remove her from office on Wednesday as all but one of her fellow Democrats stood by her, defeating a resolution that said her lack of a valid law license had rendered her unable to perform her official duties.


Appeals court tosses order blocking Mississippi executions

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 58 min ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An appeals court Wednesday upheld Mississippi's method of lethal injection, rejecting arguments from death row inmates who opposed the state's plan to use drugs not specifically approved by state law.

Chris Christie Drops Out of Race After New Hampshire Flop

New York Times Headlines - 2 hours 59 min ago
The governor of New Jersey said on Facebook that he was ending his presidential campaign, a day after he came in a disappointing sixth in the primary.