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Gay marriage arguments ring a bell in Cincinnati

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 02:11

FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 file photo, Cincinnati city councilman Chris Seelbach at a council meeting in Cincinatti. Seelbach lead a years-long effort to gain repeal in 2004 of the city's 11-year-old ban on gay rights laws. and became the city’s first openly gay councilman in 2011. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Cincinnati about the constitutionality of marriage bans in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. Cincinnati has been the scene before of heated debate over gay rights.(AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)CINCINNATI (AP) — For Chris Seelbach, the legal challenges to state bans on gay marriage being argued this week in Cincinnati mark another milestone — not just for gay rights, but for the city he calls home.


Firearms expert testifies in porch shooting trial

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 02:06
DETROIT (AP) — A firearms expert testified Monday that a Detroit-area homeowner and an unarmed 19-year-old woman on his porch were both apparently standing close to his screen door when he shot her through it, killing her.

China food scandal hurts McDonalds

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 02:03
The fast-food chain McDonalds says a food scare in China and Japan is having a "significant negative impact" on sales in the region.
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Huskies live fall camp updates

WA Huskies - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 02:01
Follow updates live from the Huskies fall camp practices, starting with today's first workout for veterans at 10 a.m. at Husky Stadium. The Huskies will hold a second practice for newcomers at 4 p.m. today, with defensive players and coaches available for interviews after the morning session.
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Huskies live fall camp updates

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 02:01
Follow updates live from the Huskies fall camp practices, starting with today's first workout for veterans at 10 a.m. at Husky Stadium. The Huskies will hold a second practice for newcomers at 4 p.m. today, with defensive players and coaches available for interviews after the morning session.

Experts: Obama can do a lot to change immigration

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 02:01
What can President Barack Obama actually do without Congress to change U.S. immigration policies? A lot, it turns out.

Boy, 6, drives toy car onto NY parkway

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:58
A 6-year-old boy drove his battery-powered toy car onto a suburban parkway before grown-up motorists rescued him, police said Monday.

Former White House press secretary Jim Brady dies

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:58

FILE- This March 30, 2011 file photo shows former White House press secretary James Brady who was left paralyzed in the Reagan assassination attempt during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington marking the 30th anniversary of the shooting. A Brady family spokeswoman says Brady has died at 73. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of James Brady, the White House press secretary who was wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, says he has died. Brady was 73.


Boy, 6, drives toy car onto NY parkway

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:56

This Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 photo provided by the Westchester County police in White Plains, N.Y. shows the toy ATV used by a 6-year-old boy to drive onto the Bronx River Parkway. Several drivers formed a slow-moving shield around the boy on his battery-powered toy and got him safely off the roadway. (AP Photo/Westchester County Police)WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy drove his battery-powered toy car onto a suburban parkway before grown-up motorists rescued him, police said Monday.


Soundgarden, Pharrell to perform prior to Seattle Seahawks' season opener vs. Green Bay Packers

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:55
Two Grammy award-winning acts, singer/rapper Pharrell and Seattle's own Soundgarden, will perform a free concert outside CenturyLink Field on Sept. 4 before the the Seattle Seahawks' 2014 NFL season opener against the Green Bay Packers. The music begins at 4:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on the NFL

Soundgarden, Pharrell to perform prior to Seattle Seahawks' season opener vs. Green Bay Packers

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:55
Two Grammy award-winning acts, singer/rapper Pharrell and Seattle's own Soundgarden, will perform a free concert outside CenturyLink Field on Sept. 4 before the the Seattle Seahawks' 2014 NFL season opener against the Green Bay Packers. The music begins at 4:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on the NFL

Soundgarden, Pharrell to perform prior to Seattle Seahawks' season opener vs. Green Bay Packers

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:55
Two Grammy award-winning acts, singer/rapper Pharrell and Seattle's own Soundgarden, will perform a free concert outside CenturyLink Field on Sept. 4 before the the Seattle Seahawks' 2014 NFL season opener against the Green Bay Packers. The music begins at 4:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on the NFL

UN envoys record WWI poems for 100th anniversary

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:55
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. ambassadors from 14 countries whose soldiers fought in World War I have recorded poems about the conflict written by their best-known poets.

UN envoys record WWI poems for 100th anniversary

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:55
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. ambassadors from 14 countries whose soldiers fought in World War I have recorded poems about the conflict written by their best-known poets.

UN envoys record WWI poems for 100th anniversary

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:55
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. ambassadors from 14 countries whose soldiers fought in World War I have recorded poems about the conflict written by their best-known poets.

Sheriff: Focus on dad as shooter in murder-suicide

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:52

police investigate the home where a family of five were found shot to death Sunday nightCULPEPER, Va. (AP) — The county sheriff says investigators are focusing on the father as the likely shooter in the death of a family of five in a quiet part of north-central Virginia.


Sheriff: Focus on dad as shooter in murder-suicide

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:52

police investigate the home where a family of five were found shot to death Sunday nightCULPEPER, Va. (AP) — The county sheriff says investigators are focusing on the father as the likely shooter in the death of a family of five in a quiet part of north-central Virginia.


Police ID suspect sought in fatal shooting of 3-year-old

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:52

Police ID suspect sought in fatal shooting of 3-year-oldPolice have released the identity of the suspect sought in connection with the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old girl in Philadelphia's Grays Ferry section.


State ferry Elwha may return to work this morning

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:51
UPDATE, 10:42 A.M.  The 9:35 a.m. sailing to Lopez Island and the 10:45 trip from Lopez Island to Anacortes were both canceled, due to ongoing issues with the Elwha, ferry staff said in a service alert.

An all-female 'Ghostbusters'

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:51
Variety reported this weekend that Paul Feig ("Bridesmaids," "The Heat") is in talks with Sony to direct and produce a reboot of "Ghostbusters," in which the ghostbusting team would be female. (Funny how Feig seems to have suddenly become the go-to guy for female-driven comedy, no?) Who knows if thi