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Escaped Texas inmate found hiding in apartment dishwasher

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:06
A Texas county jail inmate who escaped custody while receiving treatment in a hospital was found in the dishwasher of his girlfriend's apartment in boxer shorts and wearing handcuffs with the chain severed, a sheriff's department said on Thursday. "He took out the racks and made himself a nice cubby hole," said Chief Deputy Glenn Blank of the Jasper County Sheriff's office in East Texas. The inmate, Wesley Evans, 20, was captured on Wednesday morning and was taken back into custody after an escape that lasted about 24 hours.

GM says it will phase out cars without air bags

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:04
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. said Thursday it will phase out cars without air bags and other safety features after its Chevrolet Sail subcompact flunked a crash test in Latin America.

Houston deputy constable shot in ambush, expected to recover

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:02
Alden Clopton, 48, who has been on the force 11 years, underwent several hours of surgery on Thursday morning after the attack that took place around midnight, said Pamela Greenwood, a spokeswoman for the Harris County Constable Precinct 7 office. "Our officer was ambushed," Precinct 7 Constable May Walker told a news conference in Houston. Dr. Joseph Love, the attending trauma surgeon for Clopton at Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute in Houston, said he expects Clopton to make a full recovery.

Engineer accused of illegally helping China build reactors

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:59

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Chinese-born U.S. nuclear engineer has been accused of recruiting a team of U.S.-based experts to help a state-controlled Chinese nuclear energy company build reactors there. Szuhsiung Ho, also known as Allen Ho, had dual citizenship in China, where he was employed with the China General Nuclear Power Company, and the […]
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Engineer accused of illegally helping China build reactors

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:59

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Chinese-born U.S. nuclear engineer has been accused of recruiting a team of U.S.-based experts to help a state-controlled Chinese nuclear energy company build reactors there. Szuhsiung Ho, also known as Allen Ho, had dual citizenship in China, where he was employed with the China General Nuclear Power Company, and the […]
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Engineer accused of illegally helping China build reactors

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:59

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Chinese-born U.S. nuclear engineer has been accused of recruiting a team of U.S.-based experts to help a state-controlled Chinese nuclear energy company build reactors there. Szuhsiung Ho, also known as Allen Ho, had dual citizenship in China, where he was employed with the China General Nuclear Power Company, and the […]

Engineer accused of illegally helping China build reactors

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:57
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Chinese-born U.S. nuclear engineer has been accused of recruiting a team of U.S.-based experts to help a state-controlled Chinese nuclear energy company build reactors there.

Fire that killed 2 toddlers in NYC caused by incense

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:56

Fire that killed 2 toddlers in NYC caused by incenseTheir mother had gone to a nearby Laundromat, thinking there was someone at their Bronx home to watch the two girls.


High copper or lead levels seen in 19 Detroit schools' water

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:54
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's hard-pressed school system has found elevated levels of lead and copper in nearly a third of its elementary schools, contamination that one expert says could be found nationwide, wherever school authorities spend the time and money to look.

Broncos owner’s son convicted of harassment of girlfriend

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:54

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has been found guilty of harassment after he was accused of pushing his girlfriend during an argument last summer. Thirty-year-old John Bowlen was convicted Thursday and sentenced to 24 months of probation. He was also ordered to undergo evaluations for drugs, alcohol and […]
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Broncos owner’s son convicted of harassment of girlfriend

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:54

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has been found guilty of harassment after he was accused of pushing his girlfriend during an argument last summer. Thirty-year-old John Bowlen was convicted Thursday and sentenced to 24 months of probation. He was also ordered to undergo evaluations for drugs, alcohol and […]
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Broncos owner’s son convicted of harassment of girlfriend

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:54

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has been found guilty of harassment after he was accused of pushing his girlfriend during an argument last summer. Thirty-year-old John Bowlen was convicted Thursday and sentenced to 24 months of probation. He was also ordered to undergo evaluations for drugs, alcohol and […]

Review: Miami City Ballet, a Troupe at Home Outside Its Turf

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:50
The troupe made its Lincoln Center debut with a double bill of Balanchine’s “Serenade” and Alexei Ratmansky’s “Symphonic Dances.”









Tennessee governor vetoes bill making Bible official book

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:50

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday vetoed a bill seeking to make Tennessee the first state to designate the Bible as its official book. Haslam, who as a college graduate considered going to seminary before deciding to join the family truck stop business, said in his veto message that the bill […]
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Tennessee governor vetoes bill making Bible official book

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:50

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday vetoed a bill seeking to make Tennessee the first state to designate the Bible as its official book. Haslam, who as a college graduate considered going to seminary before deciding to join the family truck stop business, said in his veto message that the bill […]
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Tennessee governor vetoes bill making Bible official book

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:50

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday vetoed a bill seeking to make Tennessee the first state to designate the Bible as its official book. Haslam, who as a college graduate considered going to seminary before deciding to join the family truck stop business, said in his veto message that the bill […]

The Latest: Texas officer expected to recover from shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:49

In this undated photo released by Harris County Sheriff's Office, Harris County Deputy Constable Alden Clopton is seen. Clopton was shot multiple times from behind late Wednesday, April 13, 2016, while talking to another constable following a traffic stop in Houston. Clopton was wearing a protective vest when he was shot and is expected to recover after undergoing several hours of surgery. (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP)HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Houston deputy constable (all times local):


Tennessee governor vetoes bill to make the Holy Bible the official state book

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:48

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee governor vetoes bill to make the Holy Bible the official state book.
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Tennessee governor vetoes bill to make the Holy Bible the official state book

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:48

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee governor vetoes bill to make the Holy Bible the official state book.
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Tennessee governor vetoes bill to make the Holy Bible the official state book

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 05:48

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee governor vetoes bill to make the Holy Bible the official state book.