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Storms cause flooding, power outages in Pa., NJ

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:33

Storms cause flooding, power outages in Pa., NJHeavy downpours overnight resulted in flash flooding in some areas, and prompted a rescue in Montgomery County.


House speaker wants hearings on Planned Parenthood video

NBA - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:33
WASHINGTON (AP) — The searing political conflict over abortion flared anew Wednesday as congressional Republicans said they will investigate whether Planned Parenthood is selling organs from aborted fetuses. House Speaker John Boehner called for committees to probe the question and said President Barack Obama should condemn and stop the practice. The GOP offensive on the […]
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House speaker wants hearings on Planned Parenthood video

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:33
WASHINGTON (AP) — The searing political conflict over abortion flared anew Wednesday as congressional Republicans said they will investigate whether Planned Parenthood is selling organs from aborted fetuses. House Speaker John Boehner called for committees to probe the question and said President Barack Obama should condemn and stop the practice. The GOP offensive on the […]
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House speaker wants hearings on Planned Parenthood video

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:33
WASHINGTON (AP) — The searing political conflict over abortion flared anew Wednesday as congressional Republicans said they will investigate whether Planned Parenthood is selling organs from aborted fetuses. House Speaker John Boehner called for committees to probe the question and said President Barack Obama should condemn and stop the practice. The GOP offensive on the […]

VIDEO: IS sex slaves 'raped five times a day'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:23
It is almost a year since thousands of Yazidis fled to Mount Sinjar, in northern Iraq, as Islamic State fighters entered their villages.
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Plane from Int'l Falls Disappears in Washington State - WDIO-TV

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:23

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(AP) - A search has been launched in northern Washington state for a single-engine plane that was due to arrive on Orcas Island on Saturday but never arrived. The two occupants were on vacation and took off from International Falls, Minnesota, but ...
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US rate rise 'still likely this year'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:22
US interest rates are still likely to rise by the end of this year, Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says.
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Judge cuts $7.4 million 'Blurred Lines' copyright award to Gaye family

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:14

Singer Pharrell Williams and singer Robin Thicke perform together at the Walmart annual shareholders meeting in FayettevilleBy Andrew Chung NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday cut a copyright infringement verdict by more than $2 million against recording stars Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over their 2013 smash hit "Blurred Lines," but offered Marvin Gaye's heirs a 50 percent royalty on future earnings from the song. A federal jury in Los Angeles had sided with Gaye's estate in March, finding that parts of his 1977 hit "Got to Give it Up" were copied by Thicke and Williams for their R&B chart-topper. U.S. District Judge John Kronstadt in Los Angeles said on Tuesday the amount was "excessive," based on the evidence presented in the case.


U.S. says computer hacking forum Darkode dismantled, 12 charged

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:07
By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities working with law enforcement officials abroad have shut down the Darkode online forum used by cybercriminals around the world and charged 12 people linked to the site, the Justice Department said on Wednesday. U.S. Attorney David Hickton announced the charges in Pittsburgh and called Darkode "a cyber hornet's nest of criminal hackers." "Of the roughly 800 criminal Internet forums worldwide, Darkode represented one of the gravest threats to the integrity of data on computers in the United States," he said. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. attorney's office in Pittsburgh led the investigation, known as Operation Shrouded Horizon.

Norwegian tunnel may collapse after fuel truck explosions

NBA - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:04
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sea water leaked dangerously into an undersea tunnel in western Norway on Wednesday after a fuel truck crashed into the tunnel’s side, triggering a series of explosions. The leaks prompted fears the tunnel could collapse, police said. The accident and subsequent explosions took place around 11 a.m. in the nearly 2-kilometer […]
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Norwegian tunnel may collapse after fuel truck explosions

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:04
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sea water leaked dangerously into an undersea tunnel in western Norway on Wednesday after a fuel truck crashed into the tunnel’s side, triggering a series of explosions. The leaks prompted fears the tunnel could collapse, police said. The accident and subsequent explosions took place around 11 a.m. in the nearly 2-kilometer […]
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Norwegian tunnel may collapse after fuel truck explosions

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:04
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sea water leaked dangerously into an undersea tunnel in western Norway on Wednesday after a fuel truck crashed into the tunnel’s side, triggering a series of explosions. The leaks prompted fears the tunnel could collapse, police said. The accident and subsequent explosions took place around 11 a.m. in the nearly 2-kilometer […]

Patients sent 'hundreds of miles'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:04
The number of mental health patients in England who had to travel away from their local area to get care has risen by almost a quarter over the past year, new figures suggest.
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Trendy but calm: Adult coloring books selling like crazy

NBA - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 23:54
NEW YORK (AP) — Adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. Dover Publications has sold more than 3 million adult coloring books with titles like “Flower Fashion Fantasies.” Quarto Publishing will have 1.3 million in print this year ranging from mandalas to fairies. “Secret Garden: […]
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Trendy but calm: Adult coloring books selling like crazy

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 23:54
NEW YORK (AP) — Adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. Dover Publications has sold more than 3 million adult coloring books with titles like “Flower Fashion Fantasies.” Quarto Publishing will have 1.3 million in print this year ranging from mandalas to fairies. “Secret Garden: […]
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Trendy but calm: Adult coloring books selling like crazy

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 23:54
NEW YORK (AP) — Adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. Dover Publications has sold more than 3 million adult coloring books with titles like “Flower Fashion Fantasies.” Quarto Publishing will have 1.3 million in print this year ranging from mandalas to fairies. “Secret Garden: […]

Armed men rob Chris Brown's home in Los Angeles when singer not there

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 23:49

Chris Brown performs during the 2015 BET Awards in Los AngelesThree armed men broke into the Los Angeles home of rhythm and blues star Chris Brown on Wednesday, ordering a relative of Brown into a closet and taking cash and electronics, police said. Brown was not home during the early morning robbery, said Los Angeles police spokeswoman Liliana Preciado. Three men wearing ski masks and armed with at least one handgun confronted the relative, who may have been an aunt, at the singer's house in the Tarzana suburb of Los Angeles, Preciado said.


Lawsuit over Purina Beggin’ dog treats asks: Where’s the bacon?

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 23:48
Nestle Purina Petcare Co's [NESNP.UL] Beggin' dog treats may fool dogs into thinking they are mostly made of real bacon, but a federal lawsuit claims that humans may be misled too. The proposed class action by Paul Kacocha of Dutchess County, New York, the owner of a West Highland terrier named Sophie, said he and other dog owners paid a premium for popular Beggin’ products, assuming they were made mostly of real bacon, when in fact the meat is only a miniscule portion of the pet treats.

Home for retired musicians raises funds to buy Verdi letters

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 23:43

A retired musician sits on a wheelchair in a room equipped with a piano and objects belonged to the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi, at the Casa Verdi, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, July 15, 2015. A home for retired musicians created by composer in Giuseppe Verdi has secured of a cache of intimate, joking and sometimes off-color correspondence with an Italian count for the bargain price of 120,000 euros ($132,000). (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)MILAN (AP) — A home for retired musicians created by composer Giuseppe Verdi secured a cache of his joking and sometimes off-color correspondence with an Italian count for the bargain price of 120,000 euros ($132,000), officials said Wednesday.


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State trooper kills aggressive pig in Cape May County

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 23:39

State trooper kills aggressive pig in Cape May CountyState Police say a New Jersey state trooper shot and killed an aggressive pig after it threatened people, a dog and other animals.