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Pictures shows aging, bald imprisoned music legend

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:31
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two newly released photos of Phil Spector show the toll of age and prison on the once flamboyant music legend.
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Suspect charged in case of missing UVa student

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:25

Charlottesville Police Dept. missing persons poster of Hannah Graham a University of Virginia student missing since the weekendPolice say they have charged a suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student.


RBS cuts price in Citizens sale

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:24
Royal Bank of Scotland cuts the price of shares in the sale of a stake in US bank, Citizens Financial Group.
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Firefighters advance on blaze in California's Sierras

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:23

Firefighters mop up a spot fire on the northern edge of the King Fire in the Tahoe National ForestBy Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fire crews in California's rugged Sierra Nevada tightened their grip on Tuesday on a fierce blaze that has destroyed a dozen homes and threatened thousands more as it raged for an 11th day through drought-parched timber west of Lake Tahoe. The so-called King Fire, which authorities say was deliberately set on Sept. 13, has charred more than 89,500 acres in two national forests, but officials said crews had managed to carve containment lines around 35 percent of its perimeter as of midday Tuesday. ...


Advertisers Navigate N.F.L.’s Handling of Domestic Violence Cases

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:19
As the N.F.L. struggles with its handling of domestic violence cases, sponsors must distance themselves without losing an association with a league that attracts a mass audience.

State fisheries reports record Lower Columbia coho catch dating back to 1986

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:19
Last week on the Lower Columbia, anglers made 11,512 trips and caught 3,165 adult Chinook (2,612 kept and 553 released), 567 adult coho (327 kept and 240 released) and 38 summer steelhead (30 kept and eight released) – see attached.

In Farewell Speech, Karzai Calls American Mission in Afghanistan a Betrayal

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:18
Speaking to his cabinet and senior staff members, the departing Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, said the United States “did not want peace for Afghanistan.”






Girlfriend: Poisoned doctor suspected lover

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:17
HOUSTON (AP) — The girlfriend of a Texas researcher who prosecutors allege was poisoned by a woman with whom he was having an affair testified Tuesday that her boyfriend suspected the woman was responsible but was afraid to contact authorities.

Man stabbed in North Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:16
Update at 11:56 a.m.: Seattle police spokesman Drew Fowler said the stabbing apparently erupted during a fight between two men near the Home Depot store on Aurora Avenue North.

Traffic resumes on highway hit by deadly landslide

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:14

FILE - This combination of March 27, 2014 and Sept. 23, 2014 photos shows search and rescue workers probing the water covering Washington Highway 530 on the eastern edge of the massive mudslide that struck Oso, Wash., and the rebuilt roadway which re-opened to two-way 50mph traffic on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool, File)OSO, Wash. (AP) — Traffic was for the most part flowing freely in two directions on a state highway that was blocked by a huge landslide six months ago in Washington state that killed 43 people.


San Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bid

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:10
An octogenarian philanthropist launched a bid to buy San Diego's dominant newspaper and turn it into one of the nation's largest nonprofit news organizations, while another major Southern California publisher ceased publication of its Los Angeles newspaper after only five months.

Providence: Mayor OK to send firemen to gay parade

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:08
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci did not violate the rights of firefighters ordered to drive a fire truck in a 2001 gay pride parade, a lawyer for the city argued to the Rhode Island Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Arrest warrant issued for suspect in Virginia student's abduction

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:07
By John Clarke (Reuters) - Police issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday for a suspect in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student who has been missing for 10 days. The warrant seeks the arrest of 32-year-old Jesse Matthew on suspicion of abduction with the intent to defile, Charlotteville Police Chief Tim Longo told reporters at a Tuesday evening press conference. Longo said police were "absolutely" still searching for 18-year-old Hannah Graham, who was seen entering a bar with Matthew at about 1 a.m. on Sept. 13. ...

Editorial: After vote on action in Iraq and Syria, Congress should continue cooperation

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:05
Congress needs to continue the cooperation it showed to authorize military action against the Islamic State.

Teen pleads innocent to rape that followed UO game

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:04
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A young offender accused of raping a woman during a supervised group outing to a University of Oregon football game pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday in Eugene.

Attackers sought in 2 separate stabbings

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:01
Police investigate two separate, nonfatal stabbings in Seattle on Tuesday.

Arizona fugitive captured after months on run

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:01
A former personal trainer who broke free from an Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop and pulling apart a security fence is back in custody after months on the run, authorities said Tuesday.

Former Vatican Ambassador Is Facing Sexual Abuse Trial

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:59
Jozef Wesolowski, a defrocked archbishop, has been accused of sexually abusing boys he met on the street while serving in the Dominican Republic.

Driver charged in fatal Delaware bus crash

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:54
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police have charged the driver of a tour bus that crashed in New Castle, killing two passengers and injuring dozens.