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Brazil Women 2-0 South Korea Women

BBC World News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 15:08
Marta becomes the Women's World Cup's all-time leading goalscorer by netting in Brazil's victory over South Korea.
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TeliaSonera buys 1.4 percent stake in music streamer Spotify

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 15:07
Sweden's TeliaSonera is buying a 1.4 percent stake in online music streaming service Spotify after more than five years of partnership, the telecoms operator said on Wednesday. TeliaSonera said it will pay $115 million for the stake in Spotify, a Stockholm-based unlisted business that provides free on-demand music or an advertisement-free service for paying customers, valuing the company at about $8.2 billion. Spotify, which competes with Pandora Media Inc and Apple Inc's Beats, said this year that it had reached 15 million subscribers and 60 million active users.
Categories: Yahoo! Music News

House subcommittee approves cuts to EPA funding

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 15:05

The bill proposes the EPA ends creating more environmental regulations for businesses.

       

The Short List: Day 5 of N.Y. manhunt; Costas on Caitlyn; smaller carry-ons

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 15:03

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Obama considers stepped-up military aid to Iraq

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 14:57

Up to 500 more U.S. troops may be deployed to Iraq to help train local forces.

       

LeBron stars as Cavs take finals lead

BBC World News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 14:54
LeBron James's 40 points helps Cleveland Cavaliers beat Golden State 96-91 to go 2-1 up in the NBA play-off finals.
Categories: BBC World News

Affidavit: Bloody bat found at scene of mansion slayings

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 14:50

Four people were killed in the mansion last month.

       

Hastert enters not guilty plea during 1st court appearance

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 14:29

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has pleaded not guilty to charges that he violated banking rules and lied to the FBI about promising to pay $3.5 million in hush money to conceal misconduct from his days as a high school teacher.


Los Angeles police panel: 1 officer unjustified in death

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 14:29

FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2014, file photo, a poster reads "We Will Remember Ezell Ford" in front of Paradise Baptist Church before a community forum in Los Angeles, to discuss the Aug. 11 police shooting of Ezell Ford. The Los Angeles Police Commission vote Tuesday, June 9, 2015, was unanimous involving both officers, finding that the senior officer was not justified in the August shooting death of Ford, but his junior partner was justified. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Commission found that an officer wrongly approached and stopped a 25-year-old black man last year ultimately leading to the fatal close-range shooting and therefore violated department policy, according to a report released late Tuesday.


Whistleblowers unite to push for VA changes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 14:23

New group of VA workers says veterans are still at risk.

       

Ministers need to 'speak minds' on EU

BBC World News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 14:21
Tory ministers should be free to "speak their minds" about the future EU referendum, the chairman of the Conservative 1922 Committee says.
Categories: BBC World News

NTSB blames 2014 ship channel collision, spill on tugboat

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 14:19
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A tugboat captain's decision to try to beat a cargo ship into the Houston Ship Channel is the probable cause of a 2014 collision that spilled 168,000 gallons of oil that drifted up to 200 miles down the Texas Gulf coast, according to a federal report issued Tuesday.

Philadelphia man shot by police was running for gun, officer says

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 14:14
A national outcry over police violence against minorities has been sparked off by high-profile police killings of unarmed black men in cities such as Ferguson, Missouri and New York in the past year. The District Attorney's Office could not be immediately reached for comment overnight.

Escaped convict Matt compared to Charles Manson

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 14:06

Ricky Matt's violent life arc reached an apex with the gruesome 1997 murder of his boss.

       

Iowa GOP to revisit fate of straw poll

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 14:04

Iowa Republicans will revisit going forward with the event during a meeting Friday.

       

MERS: WHO recommends reopening S. Korean schools

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 13:55

The outbreak has killed seven and infected more than 100 in South Korea.

       

Cavaliers 96, Warriors 91: N.B.A. Finals: LeBron James and Cavaliers Hold Off Warriors

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 13:54
The injured, undermanned Cavaliers survived a late rally to escape with a victory and seize a two-games-to-one lead in the best-of-seven series.







UN: Sex exploitation by peacekeepers strongly underreported

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 13:48
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of a U.N. peacekeeping mission engaged in "transactional sex" with more than 225 Haitian women who said they needed to do so to obtain things like food and medication, a sign that sexual exploitation remains significantly underreported in such missions, according to a new report obtained by The Associated Press.

L.A. police commission says officer violated policy in shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 13:48

Police Chief Beck and inspector general Bustamante walk out after protests against the death of Ezell Ford erupted in the audience inside the meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission in Los AngelesLos Angeles police commissioners on Tuesday issued a mixed ruling in the shooting of an unarmed black man by two patrolmen, largely approving of one officer's actions while finding that the other had violated department policy. The decision followed a tense administrative hearing into the shooting death of 25-year-old Ezell Ford last Aug. 11. One man was arrested outside the meeting room for interfering with a police officer, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said.


U.S. may set up new base in Iraq to battle Islamic State

NBA - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 13:39
In a significant shift of strategy in Iraq, the Obama administration is planning to establish a new military base in Anbar province and send 400 U.S. military trainers to help Iraqi forces retake the city of Ramadi and repel the Islamic State.
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