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2 plead not guilty to charges of rape, livestreaming rape

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:25

This photo provided by the Franklin County, Ohio, Sheriff's Office, shows Marina Lonina. A prosecutor has charged Lonina with using an app to livestream the alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl. Lonina and her co-defendant Raymond Gates were charged Wednesday, April 13, 2016, with rape, kidnapping, sexual battery and pandering sexually-oriented matter involving a minor. (Franklin County Sheriff's Office via AP)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An 18-year-old Ohio woman accused of livestreaming the rape of her 17-year-old friend with a social media app was trying to record the assault as evidence, the woman's attorney said Friday in a defense a prosecutor flatly dismissed.


Migrant fined for Nauru suicide bid

BBC World News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:24
An Iranian asylum seeker is fined for trying to kill himself during an attempt to move him and his daughter from an Australian-funded camp on Nauru.
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Singer Zac Brown was in hotel room where 4 arrested

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:22

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Zac Brown says in a statement that he was “in the wrong place at the wrong time” last week in a Palm Beach hotel room where four people were arrested for drug possession. A report from Palm Beach Police Department showed that Brown, lead singer of the Grammy-winning Zac […]
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Singer Zac Brown was in hotel room where 4 arrested

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:22

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Zac Brown says in a statement that he was “in the wrong place at the wrong time” last week in a Palm Beach hotel room where four people were arrested for drug possession. A report from Palm Beach Police Department showed that Brown, lead singer of the Grammy-winning Zac […]
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Singer Zac Brown was in hotel room where 4 arrested

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:22

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Zac Brown says in a statement that he was “in the wrong place at the wrong time” last week in a Palm Beach hotel room where four people were arrested for drug possession. A report from Palm Beach Police Department showed that Brown, lead singer of the Grammy-winning Zac […]

Mountain lion strolls onto Los Angeles high school campus

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:22

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Students and teachers at a Los Angeles high school missed their lunch break after a mountain lion strolled onto campus and tried to join them. The big cat was spotted walking across the quad at John F. Kennedy High School shortly after noon Friday. Instead of sitting down to eat, students […]
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Mountain lion strolls onto Los Angeles high school campus

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:22

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Students and teachers at a Los Angeles high school missed their lunch break after a mountain lion strolled onto campus and tried to join them. The big cat was spotted walking across the quad at John F. Kennedy High School shortly after noon Friday. Instead of sitting down to eat, students […]
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Mountain lion strolls onto Los Angeles high school campus

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:22

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Students and teachers at a Los Angeles high school missed their lunch break after a mountain lion strolled onto campus and tried to join them. The big cat was spotted walking across the quad at John F. Kennedy High School shortly after noon Friday. Instead of sitting down to eat, students […]

Cirque du Soleil cancels North Carolina shows over transgender law

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:21

Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for 'Amaluna', a show by Cirque du Soleil in LondonBy Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Cirque du Soleil said on Friday it was canceling shows in North Carolina over a new state law that it called discriminatory, the performance group said on Friday, becoming the latest entertainment act to take a stance against the measure. "The new HB2 legislation passed in North Carolina is an important regression to ensuring human rights for all ... Cirque du Soleil believes in equality for all," the group said in an online statement. North Carolina last month became the first state to enact a measure requiring transgender people to use restrooms and locker rooms in schools and other public facilities that correspond with their birth gender instead of the gender with which they identify.


Man found shot in car in Willingboro identified

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:19

Man found shot in car in Willingboro identifiedPolice have identified the man found shot and killed inside his car in Burlington County, New Jersey.


UN says record 155 countries to sign climate agreement

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:16
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A record 155 countries will sign the landmark agreement to tackle climate change at a ceremony at U.N. headquarters on April 22, the United Nations said Friday.

U.S. paves way for more Norwegian Air flights, competition

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:14

A satellite antenna is seen on the roof of the Norwegian Airways Boening 737-800 at Berlin Schoenefeld AirportU.S. airlines and unions have said the subsidiary, Norwegian Air International, would undermine U.S. wages and working standards, claims Norwegian has dismissed. It comes about a month after the European Union pressured U.S. regulators to approve the typically routine request, which has languished for more than two years. The Transportation Department said it found no legal basis for denying the Irish unit's request to fly to the United States.


NBA to allow shirt sponsorship

BBC World News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:12
National Basketball Association teams will be able to sell advertising space on their jerseys starting from the 2017-18 season, the league says.
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Third of U.S. Army, Air Force facilities seen as surplus by 2019: Pentagon

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:12
A new Pentagon analysis of U.S. military bases and facilities estimates that one third of Army and Air Force infrastructure will be unneeded surplus by 2019, wasting scarce resources at a time of tight budgets, a military spokesman said on Friday. The analysis found the U.S. Defense Department overall had an excess infrastructure capacity of 22 percent, Navy Captain Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, told a briefing. "We must close military bases to avoid spending money on bases we don't need," Davis told the briefing.

Get hooked on many east side family and youth spring fishing activities

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:08

Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: On Saturday, April 16th there is a great opportunity to “tune up” for the opening of the lowland trout season opener that starts the following weekend. The annual Rock Island Kids Free Fishing Day offers families a day […]
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Get hooked on many east side family and youth spring fishing activities

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:08

Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: On Saturday, April 16th there is a great opportunity to “tune up” for the opening of the lowland trout season opener that starts the following weekend. The annual Rock Island Kids Free Fishing Day offers families a day […]
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Get hooked on many east side family and youth spring fishing activities

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:08

Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: On Saturday, April 16th there is a great opportunity to “tune up” for the opening of the lowland trout season opener that starts the following weekend. The annual Rock Island Kids Free Fishing Day offers families a day […]

Mediator: Nixing court orders speeded Argentina settlements

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:08

NEW YORK (AP) — A court-appointed mediator says an appeals court ruling has speeded settlements between Argentina and bondholders. Mediator Daniel Pollack says a judge may lift orders as early as next Thursday or Friday that have isolated Argentina from global financial markets for years. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York […]
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Mediator: Nixing court orders speeded Argentina settlements

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:08

NEW YORK (AP) — A court-appointed mediator says an appeals court ruling has speeded settlements between Argentina and bondholders. Mediator Daniel Pollack says a judge may lift orders as early as next Thursday or Friday that have isolated Argentina from global financial markets for years. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York […]
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Mediator: Nixing court orders speeded Argentina settlements

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:08

NEW YORK (AP) — A court-appointed mediator says an appeals court ruling has speeded settlements between Argentina and bondholders. Mediator Daniel Pollack says a judge may lift orders as early as next Thursday or Friday that have isolated Argentina from global financial markets for years. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York […]