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5th man charged in New York in ISIS recruitment plot

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:55
NEW YORK (AP) — A fifth man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges in New York City that he was involved in a plot to recruit U.S. fighters to join the Islamic State group.

How two men survived a prison where 12,000 died

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:52
How two men survived a prison where 12,000 were killed
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Most inmates who escape get caught: How some were nabbed

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:52

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2010 file photo, former escaped fugitive John McCluskey arrives for his initial appearance at Apache County Superior Court in St. Johns, Ariz. McCluskey escaped from a Kingman, Ariz. prison and had been on the lam since July 30, 2010 with his fiancee Casslyn Welch. As the hunt for two escaped killers in New York stretches to almost a week, a review of past high-profile escapes shows most do in fact get caught sooner or later, tripped up by any number of missteps or miscalculations. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)One escaped inmate was captured wearing his victim's baseball cap. Two other fugitives were too busy enjoying wine and cheese to stay ahead of police.


Life sciences in Washington state hits $1B mark three months earlier than last ... - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:51

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

Life sciences in Washington state hits $1B mark three months earlier than last ...
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)
Washington state's life sciences industry is faring better this year than last when it comes to raking in cash. Transactions in the industry surpassed $1 billion as of June 5, a marker that wasn't achieved until September last year. Transactions may ...

Rutherford and Muir triumph in Oslo

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:51
Britain's Greg Rutherford wins the long jump and Laura Muir an impressive women's 1,500m in the Diamond League meeting in Oslo.
Categories: BBC World News

Western Washington University’s president to retire

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:48
Bruce Shepard, president of Western since 2008, will retire next spring. Most of his tenure has taken place against the backdrop of sharp budget cuts and double-digit tuition increases.
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Western Washington University’s president to retire

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:48
Bruce Shepard, president of Western since 2008, will retire next spring. Most of his tenure has taken place against the backdrop of sharp budget cuts and double-digit tuition increases.
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Western Washington University’s president to retire

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:48
Bruce Shepard, president of Western since 2008, will retire next spring. Most of his tenure has taken place against the backdrop of sharp budget cuts and double-digit tuition increases.

Former Al Jazeera America journalist claims bias

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:47

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2013 file photo, Al Jazeera America editorial newsroom staff prepare for their first broadcast in New York. Shannon High-Bassalik former head of Al Jazeera America’s documentary unit has sued the news network, claiming it is biased against non-Arabs in stories that it produces and how it treats employees. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The former head of Al Jazeera America's documentary unit has sued the news network, claiming it is biased against non-Arabs and women in stories that it produces and in how it treats employees.


Athlete, 15, badly hurt in collision

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:46
An Austrian synchronised swimmer, 15, suffers "severe injuries" in a collision with a bus at the European Games.
Categories: BBC World News

Man pleads not guilty in NYC police officer's shooting death

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:46

Demetrius Blackwell appears in Queens criminal court, Thursday, June 11, 2015, in New York. Blackwell has been indicted on first-degree murder and other charges in last month's killing of a New York Police Department officer Brian Moore, a district attorney announced Thursday. (Elis Kaplan/New York Post via AP, Pool)NEW YORK (AP) — An ex-con with a long criminal record pleaded not guilty Thursday to first-degree murder in last month's killing of a New York Police Department officer while 100 fellow officers stood watch in the courtroom.


3-year-old hit by school bus in Camden

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:43

3-year-old hit by school bus in CamdenA 3-year-old has been taken to the hospital after being struck by a school bus in Camden.


New York man pleads not guilty to murdering police officer

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:42

Suspect Demetrius Blackwell walks into court for his arraignment in Queens County Criminal Court in New YorkA New York man accused of shooting a plainclothes police officer last month pleaded not guilty to murder charges on Thursday. Demetrius Blackwell, 35, was arrested hours after he allegedly shot New York police officer Brian Moore, 25, in the head after Moore attempted to question him in a middle-class section of the borough of Queens on May 2. Blackwell was also charged with the attempted murder of Moore's partner, Erik Jansen.


T Magazine: Ashley Brokaw: Fashion’s Most Unlikely Power Player

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:39
The odd, unconventional beauty of today’s most successful models is largely the result of the vision of one woman. Meet Ashley Brokaw, fashion’s most unlikely power player.







Supreme Court: pretrial alcohol monitoring can’t top $150

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:37
The state Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the costs of pretrial electronic alcohol monitoring ordered by a trial court cannot exceed the $150 limit that is set in statute for pretrial supervision.
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Supreme Court: pretrial alcohol monitoring can’t top $150

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:37
The state Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the costs of pretrial electronic alcohol monitoring ordered by a trial court cannot exceed the $150 limit that is set in statute for pretrial supervision.
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Supreme Court: pretrial alcohol monitoring can’t top $150

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:37
The state Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the costs of pretrial electronic alcohol monitoring ordered by a trial court cannot exceed the $150 limit that is set in statute for pretrial supervision.

Union rejects contract for 900 workers at Stillwater Mining

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:34

FILE - In this March 17, 2015 file photo, Stillwater Mining Co. CEO Mick McMullen, left, talks about the company's mine near Nye with geologist Robbie McMahon during a visit to the underground operation. Union workers at Montana’s largest mining company have rejected a proposed four-year contract affecting more than 900 workers that they said would have reduced take-home pay, Stillwater Mining Co. announced Thursday, June 11, 2015. McMullen said the company would continue to negotiate with the union. The current contract runs out at midnight Friday, June 12. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Union workers at Montana's largest mining company have rejected a proposed four-year contract that could have reduced their take-home pay, as Stillwater Mining Co. executives seek to cut costs amid declining precious metals prices.


Library official resigns after fracas over missing art

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:29
BOSTON (AP) — The chairman of the Boston Public Library board of trustees has announced his resignation after a fracas over valuable art that was misplaced but later found.

Launch commentator for Apollo 11 moon shot, Jack King, dies

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:28
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The voice of the Apollo moon shots has died. Jack King, the NASA public affairs official who counted down the historic launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969, died Thursday. A retired NASA P-R man in Cape Canaveral, Florida, Hugh Harris, relayed the news. King died at a hospice facility […]
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