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Without mentioning Geno Smith, Enemkpali says he’s sorry

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:52
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Without mentioning New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith — the player he sucker punched — by name, linebacker Ikemefuna Enemkpali said he’s sorry, and never meant to hurt anyone. As for joining his new team, the Buffalo Bills, on Thursday, Enemkpali said he’s grateful for a second chance a day after […]

$8000.00 Contribution to Washington State Community College from AT&T - The News Center

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:52

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$8000.00 Contribution to Washington State Community College from AT&T
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The College Ready Project is coordinated through the Washington State Community College... and the program will be enacted in 14 schools in Washington County along with 3 career centers. The class for students is looking at getting started next year.

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Martin says ‘Game of Thrones’ will go out on ‘bittersweet’ note

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:51
Be prepared: Tears through a smile to George R.R. Martin may mean howling sobs to fans.
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Martin says ‘Game of Thrones’ will go out on ‘bittersweet’ note

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:51
Be prepared: Tears through a smile to George R.R. Martin may mean howling sobs to fans.
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Martin says ‘Game of Thrones’ will go out on ‘bittersweet’ note

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:51
Be prepared: Tears through a smile to George R.R. Martin may mean howling sobs to fans.

Security zones, fence announced for Philly during pope visit

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:50

Security zones, fence announced for Philly during pope visitMayor Michael Nutter announced security zones and a security fence that will be in place for Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia in September.


California bans secret hearings on most police shooting deaths

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:49
California will no longer assign grand juries to investigate most deaths of people killed by police under a law signed this week by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown. The law was introduced in response to civil unrest in the wake of a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in connection with the death of an unarmed black teenager last year. “The use of the criminal grand jury process, and the refusal to indict, as occurred in Ferguson and other communities of color, has fostered an atmosphere of suspicion that threatens to compromise our justice system,” Mitchell said.

Torrential downpours cause flooding

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:49
Torrential rain and thunderstorms cause disruption across south-east England with warnings of further flooding issued.
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Connecticut's top court bans death penalty in state

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:48

Screen grab of the execution chamber at the Arizona State Prison Complex in FlorenceThe New England state is the latest to back away from the death penalty, following Nebraska earlier this year and Maryland in 2013. The decision followed a 2012 state law that abolished capital punishment for crimes committed after that date but allowed it to be imposed for crimes previously committed. "We are persuaded that, following its prospective abolition, this state's death penalty no longer comports with contemporary standards of decency and no longer serves any legitimate penological purpose," Connecticut Supreme Court justices wrote in Thursday's ruling.


State of emergency in Ferguson, Missouri, extended at least 24 hours

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:47

St Louis County police officers watch as anti-police demonstrators march in protest in Ferguson, MissouriThe government of St. Louis County extended for at least 24 hours a state of emergency in Ferguson, Missouri, which has been the scene of protests a year after an unarmed black teenager was killed by a white police officer. County Executive Steve Stenger extended the state of emergency in Ferguson, a suburb of the city of St. Louis, through at least Friday, said his spokeswoman, Allison Blood. In consultation with police, Stenger put the state of emergency in place on Monday for Ferguson and surrounding areas after police officers shot and critically wounded a man in an exchange of gunfire Sunday night, marring what had been a day of peaceful demonstrations.


Holders Bears into T20 semi-finals

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:45
Birmingham Bears confirm their place at T20 Blast Finals Day with a 24-run quarter-final win over Essex Eagles.
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Fallon signs on for 6 more years of ‘Tonight Show’

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:45
Calling him “the best there is,” NBC entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt said Fallon, who turns 41 next month, will occupy the “Tonight” host chair until at least 2021.
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Fallon signs on for 6 more years of ‘Tonight Show’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:45
Calling him “the best there is,” NBC entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt said Fallon, who turns 41 next month, will occupy the “Tonight” host chair until at least 2021.
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Fallon signs on for 6 more years of ‘Tonight Show’

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:45
Calling him “the best there is,” NBC entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt said Fallon, who turns 41 next month, will occupy the “Tonight” host chair until at least 2021.

VIDEO: Aerial tour of China explosions site

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:44
BBC News takes a closer look at the area around the site of the fatal explosions in the northern city of Tianjin in China.
Categories: BBC World News

Student sues Vegas high school for anti-abortion club denial

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:42
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A student is suing her Las Vegas high school and the Clark County School District for denying her bid to start an anti-abortion club on campus.

Nordstrom shares climb on strong sales, upbeat guidance

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:42
Nordstrom shares rally after its recent investments yielded a big boost in sales and the company raised its growth targets for the rest of the year.
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Nordstrom shares climb on strong sales, upbeat guidance

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:42
Nordstrom shares rally after its recent investments yielded a big boost in sales and the company raised its growth targets for the rest of the year.
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Nordstrom shares climb on strong sales, upbeat guidance

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:42
Nordstrom shares rally after its recent investments yielded a big boost in sales and the company raised its growth targets for the rest of the year.

Minneapolis inspectors seek cause of club ceiling collapse

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 04:40

In this photo taken Wednesday night, Aug. 12, 2015, police tape blocks the entrance the landmark concert venue First Avenue in Minneapolis, after patrons were evacuated when part of the ceoling collapsed. Firefighters inspected the venue and found that an approximately 30-by-30-foot section of the ceiling had given way during a concert, Minneapolis Fire Department spokeswoman Cherie Penn said. Three people were injured, and two were taken to the Hennepin County Medical Center for further evaluation, Penn said. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The general manager of the landmark Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue expressed optimism about reopening soon even as building inspectors worked Thursday to determine why part of the ceiling collapsed during a show, injuring three people.