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Military Recruiting Centers Keep Their Doors Open After Deadly Attack

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:55
The day after a gunman began a deadly attack at a Tennessee recruiting station, similar centers tried to remain as welcoming as possible, officials said.









Germany Risks Its Reputation With Idea of Greece Exiting Eurozone

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:54
The suggestion that Greece might be better off leaving the eurozone — and the German leadership’s aggressive, punishing tone — could erode the trust Germany has built in Europe, some analysts say.









Woman in car struck by stray bullet in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:49

Woman in car struck by stray bullet in North PhiladelphiaAn innocent woman drove into the crossfire of a shooting in North Philadelphia Thursday night - a bullet slicing into her car, and then into her back.


Why online harassment goes unpunished in India

BBC World News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:46
Why online harassment goes unpunished in India
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Holmes will join many other mentally ill inmates in prison

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:45

FILE - In this July 23, 2012 file photo, James Holmes, who is charged with killing 12 moviegoers and wounding 70 more in a shooting spree in a crowded theatre in 2012, sits in Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial, Colo. On Thursday, July 16, 2015, a jury found Holmes guilty of murder in the methodically planned attack. The verdict means the 27-year-old former neuroscience graduate student could get the death penalty for the shooting. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File)DENVER (AP) — Whether James Holmes gets life without parole or a death sentence for the Colorado theater shooting, he will spend years behind bars, joining about 6,000 inmates in Colorado and hundreds of thousands of others nationwide who suffer from mental illness.


?Beloved walrus at Washington state zoo dies - CBS News

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:45

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?Beloved walrus at Washington state zoo dies
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TACOMA, Wash. -- Officials at a Washington state zoo say a much-loved 33-year-old walrus has died after surgery. The Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma told CBS affiliate KIRO a Pacific walrus named E.T. didn't recover from anesthesia Thursday ...
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Google adds $60bn as shares surge

BBC World News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:43
Google's market value jumps $60bn as its shares hit new highs on the back of a rise in profits and revenues.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: What pilgrims showed the world from Mecca

BBC World News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:43
What pilgrims with smartphones shared with the world
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Montana man sentenced in case alleging $70M in phone charges

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:42
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge sentenced a Montana man Friday to two years in prison after prosecutors said he tricked people into paying as much as $70 million in unauthorized charges that were placed on phone bills nationwide.

Plea deal spares NY Amish girls from testifying in kidnap, sex abuse case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:41
A New York state man pleaded guilty on Friday to state charges of kidnapping in the abduction of two young Amish sisters from their roadside farm stand, in what appears to be the last in a series of plea deals in the sexual exploitation case. Stephen Howells II and his girlfriend, Nicole Vaisey, both from Hermon, New York, were arrested in last summer's abduction of the sisters, ages 12 and 7, from the rural Amish community of Oswegatchie near New York's border with Canada. The two already faced up to several hundred years in prison after pleading guilty to related federal charges.

Greece forest fires threaten homes

BBC World News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:39
Firefighters in Greece are battling wildfires on the eastern outskirts of Athens and more blazes in the southern Peloponnese peninsula.
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Deputies say husband killed 3 in S. Carolina before himself

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:37
YORK, S.C. (AP) — Investigators say a husband shot his wife, her son and the son's girlfriend before killing himself in their South Carolina home.

New Jersey company to pay $17.1 million fine to settle bribery charges

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:37
Louis Berger International Inc, a New-Jersey-based construction management company, will pay a $17.1 million criminal fine to resolve charges that it bribed officials to win government contracts abroad, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday. According to prosecutors, the company and its employees bribed officials in India, Indonesia, Vietnam and Kuwait between 1998 and 2010 to obtain government construction management contracts. About $3.9 million in bribes were paid to foreign officials, prosecutors said, including by the two former executives Richard Hirsch, 61, and James McClung, 59.

VIDEO: MH17 tragedy: Father who lost only child

BBC World News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:30
Hans de Borst, whose only child Elsemiek died in the MH17 Ukraine crash aged just 17, speaks to the BBC's Anna Holligan about his loss, and how he remembers her.
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'Beautiful eye candy': Frozen plains in Pluto's heart

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:30

This July 14, 2015 photo provided by NASA shows an image taken from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft showing a new close-up image from the heart-shaped feature on the surface of Pluto that reveals a vast, craterless plain. (NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI via AP)CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vast frozen plains exist next door to Pluto's big, rugged mountains sculpted of ice, scientists said Friday, three days after humanity's first-ever flyby of the dwarf planet.


Letting Our Emojis Get in the Way

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:28
Enthusiasts think there’s always room for new icons, but the process for adding fresh emojis is surprisingly complex.









Chester County man charged in romantic rivalry murder

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:22

Chester County man charged in romantic rivalry murderPolice have charged a Chester County man in a murder they say was motivated by a romantic rivalry.


Four missing in wood mill blast

BBC World News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:18
Three men and a woman are trapped and four people are taken to hospital after three explosions at a wood treatment works near Macclesfield.
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Shipwreck found off North Carolina, possibly from late 1700s

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:17

In this image released by, The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the research vessel Atlantis is shown off the coast of the Carolinas in the Atlantic Ocean during the second week of July 2015 with the submersible Alvin hanging off its stern. The expedition led by Duke University marine scientist Cindy Van Dover has found a shipwreck that may date back to the late 1700s. (Luis Lamar/Woods Hood Oceanographic Institution via AP)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Scientists using underwater vehicles and sonar have found a shipwreck off the North Carolina coast that may date back to the American Revolution, Duke University said Friday.


Trump Taj Mahal casino workers authorize strike in Atlantic City

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:15

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino is illuminated at dusk in Atlantic City, New JerseyThe union membership vote, conduced all day on Thursday, gives the employees' negotiating committee the power to call a strike if it feels such a move is warranted. About a thousand people would potentially walk out, including bartenders, cocktail waitresses, bellmen, cooks and housekeepers, according to Ben Begleiter, a spokesman for UNITE HERE Local 54. The union is fighting moves by Carl Icahn to slash healthcare and pension benefits.