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Guilty plea in Spokane Valley crash that killed 2

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:46
The teen who was driving in a Spokane Valley crash that killed two 15-year-old classmates pleaded guilty Thursday to vehicular homicide.

Novo Nordisk plans Seattle obesity research center

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:46
Novo Nordisk said Thursday it will establish a new obesity research unit in Seattle, growing by the end of 2016 to 60 employees.

VIDEO: British jihadist 'was normal lad'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:41
A British jihadist who knew Ibrahim Kamara, the 19-year-old from Brighton believed to have been killed in a US airstrike on Aleppo earlier this week, speaks about their time in Syria.
Categories: BBC World News

Arrest site for abduction suspect at road's end

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:40

Jill Howard points down the beach in the direction where Leroy Matthew Jr. was arrested Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, near Gilchrist, Texas, on the Bolivar Peninsula. Matthew Jr. was arrested on a beach in the Texas community of Gilchrist by Galveston County Sheriff's authorities, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo announced Wednesday night Sept. 24, 2014. He is charged with abducting missing University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham and is awaiting extradition. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)GILCHRIST, Texas (AP) — If kidnap suspect Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. was looking to hide from authorities, he picked what would seem to be a good spot with the remote Bolivar Peninsula, a finger of Gulf of Mexico barrier sand and scrub vegetation barely above sea level.


Vail to build lift linking its 2 Utah ski areas

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:37
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Vail Resorts Inc. is planning to begin building lifts next summer to connect Canyons Resort and its newest acquisition, Park City Mountain Resort.

One killed in incident at Oklahoma food distribution center: police

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:36
(Reuters) - One woman has been killed and a man transported to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds on Thursday in what police said was a fight at a Moore, Oklahoma, food distribution center. A Moore police spokesman said the incident appeared to be over and the man who was shot "is believed to be the suspect in the stabbing." "We believe that the shooting is over," spokesman Jeremy Lewis told broadcaster KOCO. The man was shot by an off-duty officer responding to the emergency call, he added. The incident took place at Vaughan Foods in Moore, a suburb of Oklahoma City. ...

US may have identified man in beheading videos

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:32
The FBI director says the U.S. believes it has identified the British-accented masked man in the videos depicting the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker.

Suspect arrested in West Philadelphia shooting that left victim paralyzed

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:32

Suspect arrested in West Philadelphia shooting that left victim paralyzedPolice announced the arrest of a suspect who they say shot a father of four in West Philadelphia, leaving him paralyzed.


2 former Philadelphia School District principals charged with PSSA cheating

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:31

2 former Philadelphia School District principals charged with PSSA cheatingTwo former Philadelphia School District principals have been arrested for allegedly changing answers on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) from wrong-to-right to boost test scores, Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced Thursday.


E:60 to feature Richard Sherman; and Sherman to be a guest analyst on NFL Network

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:31
The Seahawks may be off this weekend. But you'll be able to see Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman in a couple of different spots over the next few days.
Categories: Sports Center

Bleak future for New England thoroughbred racing

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:30

Gate crew members watch the start of a race at Suffolk Downs in Boston, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. The last thoroughbred horse racing track in New England is closing this year, as the once grand Suffolk Downs yields to growing competition from casinos, lotteries and other forms of gambling. Experts say the local breeding industry could all but vanish. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)BOSTON (AP) — New England's storied thoroughbred racing industry looks like it's trotting to a close.


Anti-hate crime rally held in Love Park

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:29

Anti-hate crime rally held in Love ParkTwo weeks after a gay couple was attacked in Center City allegedly because of their sexual orientation, a rally was held in Love Park to draw attention to the issue.


A Groundhog Day Whodunit: The Mysterious Death of ‘Chuck’

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:27
The Staten Island Zoo groundhog died in February of “internal injuries” a week after falling from Mayor Bill de Blasio’s arms, but accusations of rodenticide by the mayor may be premature.






Philadelphia International Airport recognized for saving lives

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:27

Philadelphia International Airport recognized for saving livesIn the last 10 years, 18 lives have been saved at the Philadelphia International Airport thanks to its Automated External Defibrillator program.


English motorcyclist dies in wrong-way Utah crash

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:26

This photo taken on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, and provided by the Utah Highway Patrol, shows an accident where Utah authorities say a motorcyclist from England died after driving on the wrong side of the road in Woodland, Utah. Authorities say the crash happened a little after noon Wednesday east of Woodland in Summit County. Troopers say the man, and another tourist who was also vacationing from England, were driving their motorcycles onto the wrong side of State Route 35 when a truck approached. One of the motorcyclists swerved out of the way, but one was hit. Troopers say both the truck and motorcycle went down a steep, 100-foot embankment. The truck driver was airlifted to the hospital in serious condition. (AP Photo/Utah Highway Patrol)WOODLAND, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities say a motorcyclist who died after driving on the wrong side of the road was a 61-year-old man from Cheshire, England.


Woman guilty of trespass in Clinton shoe incident

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:20
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Phoenix woman who was accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton while the former U.S. secretary of state addressed a Las Vegas audience in April pleaded guilty to trespassing, but is fighting a charge of violence against a person in a restricted building.

Pemberton Township police cruiser struck by gunfire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:19

Pemberton Township police cruiser struck by gunfirePemberton Township Police say one of their patrol vehicles was struck by gunfire during the middle of the afternoon.


Movie Review: ‘Jimi: All Is by My Side,’ a Jimi Hendrix Biopic

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:18
“Jimi: All Is by My Side,” a biopic about the musician Jimi Hendrix, is set in 1966, when his popularity was on the verge of exploding.

US Ebola patient released; says he feels great

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:16

Former Ebola patient Dr. Richard Sacra arrives to a news conference at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Sacra, who was treated at the medical center the last three weeks, has left his room in the biocontainment unit and will head home soon. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that two separate blood samples taken from Sacra 24 hours apart show the Ebola virus is no longer in his bloodstream. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — After three weeks in isolation, an American doctor who contracted Ebola while working in West Africa says he's grateful for the specialized care that allowed him to recover and remains concerned about the people he was trying to help.


Official: US not aware of subway attack plot

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:16

 US not aware of subway attack plotA senior Obama administration official says no one in the U.S. government is aware of a plot for an attack on subway systems in the U.S. and Paris.