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Dad to donate kidney for 10-year-old son's transplant

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 16:41

Bryce Purvis was born with a rare genetic disorder.

       

VIDEO: Dave Grohl: 'I think I just broke my leg'

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 16:00
Dave Grohl, the lead singer of the rock band, the Foo Fighters, gave a new meaning to the phrase "break a leg" after falling off the stage during a concert in Sweden.
Categories: BBC World News

Experts Fault South Korean Response to MERS Outbreak

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 15:56
The government’s failure to share information quickly contributed to worsening the outbreak, a panel that included experts from the World Health Organization said Saturday.







Morrison and Spacey head honours list

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 15:53
Musician Van Morrison and actor Kevin Spacey are knighted in a Queen's Birthday Honours list which also recognises footballer Frank Lampard, runner Jo Pavey and Ebola nurse Will Pooley.
Categories: BBC World News

Discount contact lens retailers given OK to lower prices

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 15:34

FILE - In this May 13, 2015 file photo, a contact lens is shown in front of a 1-800 Contacts shipping box in Salt Lake City. A federal appeals court will allow a hotly contested Utah law banning price fixing for contact lenses to go into effect. The decision handed down Friday, June 12, 2015 from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver comes after three of the nation's largest contact lens manufacturers sued to block the measure. The law could have wide-ranging effects on the roughly $4 billion contact lens market, which has some 38 million American consumers. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Discount contact lens sellers scored a legal victory in an increasingly bitter pricing war with manufacturers as a federal appeals court cleared the way for a hotly contested law Utah law that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry.


Suspect shot after attack on Dallas police headquarters

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 15:31
DALLAS (AP) — A police sniper shot a cornered suspect in an overnight attack on the Dallas Police Department’s headquarters, and authorities were checking Saturday to see if he was alive or dead. The sniper shot the man following a standoff of several hours in a restaurant parking lot in the suburb of Hutchins, where […]
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Suspect shot after attack on Dallas police headquarters

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 15:31
DALLAS (AP) — A police sniper shot a cornered suspect in an overnight attack on the Dallas Police Department’s headquarters, and authorities were checking Saturday to see if he was alive or dead. The sniper shot the man following a standoff of several hours in a restaurant parking lot in the suburb of Hutchins, where […]
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Suspect shot after attack on Dallas police headquarters

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 15:31
DALLAS (AP) — A police sniper shot a cornered suspect in an overnight attack on the Dallas Police Department’s headquarters, and authorities were checking Saturday to see if he was alive or dead. The sniper shot the man following a standoff of several hours in a restaurant parking lot in the suburb of Hutchins, where […]

Decades-old water rights in California halted amid drought

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 15:31

FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, May 18, 2015, farmer Gino Celli climbs out of a irrigation canal that is covered in dried salt on a field he farms near Stockton, Calif. California, grappling with drought, exacted the broadest water cuts on record Friday, June 12, 2015, among farmers and others holding some of the strongest water rights in the state, directing thousands in one of the country’s prime farm regions to stop all pumping from three major waterways. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Despite California's drought, Richard and Danna Jones' cattle grazing pasture has stayed green thanks to water flowing free from a gulch claimed by his grandfather in 1911.


High housing costs hurt effort to aid homeless in Hawaii

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 15:26

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 9, 2015 file photo, Stefanie Sanchez talks about what it's like to live along the banks of a canal in Honolulu. Sanchez has lived in a tent here for several months, and the city of Honolulu sent a crew to clean up the area on Tuesday. Sanchez said she planned to return after the sweep. Hours after a city crew cleared the banks of the canal, the homeless people that had been living there moved right back to the riverside, leaving some wondering whether the expense of taxpayer money was justified. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)HONOLULU (AP) — Hours after a Honolulu city crew cleared a homeless encampment from the banks of a canal, the people who had been living there in tents and other makeshift structures streamed right back in.


Multiple gunshots fired near Dallas police headquarters prompts mass pursuit, highway standoff

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 15:15
DALLAS (AP) — Multiple gunshots fired near Dallas police headquarters prompts mass pursuit, highway standoff.

Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 15:05
"We're coming for you, and we will not stop until you are caught." — New York State Police Maj. Charles Guess as two escaped inmates remain on the loose a week after breaking out of a maximum-security prison.

CDC pushes prevention as melanoma rates double

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 14:42

Melanoma rates are projected to continue to rise without community prevention efforts.

       

US moves six from Guantanamo to Oman

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 14:30
Six Yemeni prisoners held for years at Guantanamo Bay detention centre have been transferred to Oman, the US says.
Categories: BBC World News

D.C. pride parade celebrates LGBT progress as court decision looms

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 14:29

The Capital Pride Parade in Washington reflected on the history of the LGBT community.

       

USA Women 0-0 Sweden Women

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 14:08
USA lead Women's World Cup Group D after a 0-0 draw with Sweden, Switzerland rout Ecuador 10-1 and champions Japan win again.
Categories: BBC World News

Hillary Clinton launches campaign with memories of mom, FDR

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 14:01

Clinton spoke to supporters on an island in the East River named for Franklin D. Roosevelt.

       

Emerald Downs results and entries

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 13:51
Race results for Friday, June 12; entries for Saturday, June 13.
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Emerald Downs results and entries

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 13:51
Race results for Friday, June 12; entries for Saturday, June 13.
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Emerald Downs results and entries

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 13:51
Race results for Friday, June 12; entries for Saturday, June 13.