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Tesco's ex-bosses to share £2m payout

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:55
Tesco's former chief executive and finance director will together share a £2.2m payout after the supermarket chain said it was "contractually committed" to make the payments.
Categories: BBC World News

Atty for 1 in disabled woman beating: Client had helped her

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:54
NEW YORK (AP) — A defense lawyer says a woman who pleaded guilty to assaulting a partially paralyzed woman had helped her leave an abusive relationship.

Congo urged to sack 'killer' general

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:50
A leading rights group in the Democratic Republic of Congo calls on the government to annul a controversial general's appointment to lead the fight against rebels.
Categories: BBC World News

Cipriani & Easter return for England

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:49
Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter are in the squad for England's Six Nations opener against Wales in Cardiff.
Categories: BBC World News

EPA: Keystone XL's climate impacts need to be revisited

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:46
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to "revisit" how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

T Magazine: Permanent Midnight

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:44
What is a true self? For an author whose rare illness forces her to live in literal darkness, the issue is far from metaphorical.

State transportation commission to present I-405 express toll lane rates proposal

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:44
The Washington State Transportation Commission will discuss and take comments on its proposed rate structure for tolling new express lanes on Interstate 405 tonight at Bellevue City Hall. The lanes will open later this year between Bellevue and Lynwood.

England will control own tax - Hague

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:42
Scottish MPs would lose the right to impose income tax, schools and health changes on England under proposals outlined by Commons Leader William Hague.
Categories: BBC World News

Groupon founder takes a detour with new audio tour app

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:42

In this Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 photo, Detour co-founder and CEO Andrew Mason uses his new Detour app to take an audio tour of Jack Kerouac Alley in San Francisco. Nearly two years after being fired as Groupon’s CEO, Mason is setting out on a new entrepreneurial journey selling unconventional audio tours of major cities on a new iPhone app called Detour. The first set of excursions weave through some of San Francisco’s famous neighborhoods while regaling listeners with tales about the city’s lore. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two years ago, Andrew Mason faced an unexpected detour when he was ousted as CEO from the online discount site he founded, Groupon. Now the tech executive's back on the entrepreneurial path, with an iPhone app selling unconventional audio tours of major cities. It's called — you guessed it — Detour.


Suspect sought in Mayfair 7-Eleven robbery

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:41

Suspect sought in Mayfair 7-Eleven robberyPhiladelphia police are looking for the armed gunman who targeted a Mayfair 7-Eleven


Knight goes from court to hospital

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:38
Former American rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is taken to hospital shortly after pleading not guilty to murder and attempted murder.
Categories: BBC World News

Man hit by multiple vehicles on I-95 identified

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:35

Man hit by multiple vehicles on I-95 identifiedPolice have identified the man who was hit by multiple vehicles on Interstate 95 in Wilmington, Delaware on Saturday.


Super Bowl crush to make Monday busiest ever at airport

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:35
Phoenix's main airport expects its busiest day ever as football fans in town for the Super Bowl head home.
Categories: Sports Center

Man Cleared in 1992 Triple Murder Sues New York City

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:31
Antonio Yarbough was released last year after serving 22 years in the deaths of his mother, sister and another girl.

Water board says California has met Gov. Jerry Brown's 20 percent water use reduction target

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:31
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Water board says California has met Gov. Jerry Brown's 20 percent water use reduction target.

Federal appeals court to hear 3 more gay marriage cases

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:30
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal appeals court has agreed to hear arguments this spring from three more states defending gay marriage bans.

UN Gaza probe head quits over 'bias'

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:27
The head of a UN inquiry into last year's conflict in Gaza resigns amid Israeli allegations of bias over his former work with the PLO.
Categories: BBC World News

DealBook: Staples Is Said to Be in Talks to Buy Office Depot

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:23
Pressure for the combination has come from the activist hedge fund Starboard Value, which has called on both companies to merge to better compete against the likes of Walmart and Amazon.

Police: Teen posed as woman online to get boys' nude photos

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:16
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old Pennsylvania boy posed as a woman on Facebook to trick dozens of other boys into sending him nude photos and gift cards.