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Florida man shoots self after killing wife, 2 young children

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:41

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a central Florida man killed his estranged wife and two young children before fatally shooting himself as police pursued him. Authorities say the spree began late Sunday when 30-year-old Henry Ramone Brown waited in the trunk of Chericia Brown’s vehicle, outside a Chili’s restaurant. In a news release, Seminole […]

Tractor-trailer hauling bricks overturns on I-295

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:40

Tractor-trailer hauling bricks overturns at I-95/I-295 mergerA tractor-trailer carrying bricks has overturned in Lawrence Twp., N.J., causing major delays on I-295 South.


Trump's son: GOP has 'a perception problem'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:39

Eric Trump, son of the GOP presidential candidate and an executive in The Trump Organization, agrees with his dad: the Republican delegate s...

       

Israeli army charges soldier for killing wounded Palestinian

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:38

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Army Radio says a military court has indicted a soldier for manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a wounded Palestinian attacker in the West Bank. The radio said Monday that the soldier, whose name was not released under a gag order, has also been charged with inappropriate military conduct. The shooting […]
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Israeli army charges soldier for killing wounded Palestinian

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:38

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Army Radio says a military court has indicted a soldier for manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a wounded Palestinian attacker in the West Bank. The radio said Monday that the soldier, whose name was not released under a gag order, has also been charged with inappropriate military conduct. The shooting […]
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Israeli army charges soldier for killing wounded Palestinian

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:38

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Army Radio says a military court has indicted a soldier for manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a wounded Palestinian attacker in the West Bank. The radio said Monday that the soldier, whose name was not released under a gag order, has also been charged with inappropriate military conduct. The shooting […]

Syrian rebels launch offensive against government

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:34

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rebels say opposition fighters have launched a new offensive against government forces in a number of areas in the country’s northwest. Rebels groups said in a statement Monday that the attacks in rural parts of the Latakia province, a government stronghold, are in retaliation for violations of a fragile […]
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Syrian rebels launch offensive against government

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:34

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rebels say opposition fighters have launched a new offensive against government forces in a number of areas in the country’s northwest. Rebels groups said in a statement Monday that the attacks in rural parts of the Latakia province, a government stronghold, are in retaliation for violations of a fragile […]
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Syrian rebels launch offensive against government

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:34

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rebels say opposition fighters have launched a new offensive against government forces in a number of areas in the country’s northwest. Rebels groups said in a statement Monday that the attacks in rural parts of the Latakia province, a government stronghold, are in retaliation for violations of a fragile […]

4 killed in rocket barrage from Syria, including 3 children

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:30

Rockets fired from Syria killed one person in a Turkish border town as rebels fight back.

       

PepsiCo 1Q sales slip, miss Wall Street’s view

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:30

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo’s net income and sales dipped in the first quarter, stung by a strong dollar and some weakness overseas. But its adjusted earnings topped expectations. For the period ended March 19, sales declined to $11.86 billion from $12.22 billion. That’s below the $11.9 billion that analysts polled by Zacks Investment Research […]
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PepsiCo 1Q sales slip, miss Wall Street’s view

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:30

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo’s net income and sales dipped in the first quarter, stung by a strong dollar and some weakness overseas. But its adjusted earnings topped expectations. For the period ended March 19, sales declined to $11.86 billion from $12.22 billion. That’s below the $11.9 billion that analysts polled by Zacks Investment Research […]
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PepsiCo 1Q sales slip, miss Wall Street’s view

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:30

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo’s net income and sales dipped in the first quarter, stung by a strong dollar and some weakness overseas. But its adjusted earnings topped expectations. For the period ended March 19, sales declined to $11.86 billion from $12.22 billion. That’s below the $11.9 billion that analysts polled by Zacks Investment Research […]

Global prize honours Cambodian activist

BBC World News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:29
An activist's undercover work to shed light on illegal logging in Cambodia's forests has been recognised by the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.
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PepsiCo 1Q sales slip, miss Wall Street's view

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:28

FILE - In this July 9, 2015, file photo, Pepsi bottles are on display at a supermarket in Haverhill, Mass. PepsiCo reports financial results on Monday, April 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo's net income and sales dipped in the first quarter, stung by a strong dollar and some weakness overseas.


Jack McCullough, of Washington state, plans to sue over conviction in 1957 schoolgirl killing - Washington Times

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:28

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Jack McCullough, of Washington state, plans to sue over conviction in 1957 schoolgirl killing
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In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, convicted murderer Jack McCullough walks into the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore, Ill., to request post-conviction relief. McCullough is serving a life sentence after being sentenced in 2012 for the 1957 death ...
A Washington state man who was released from prison last week after a judge vacated his 2012 conviction of killing a ...Greenfield Daily Reporter
Wrongly convicted Washington man released in IllinoisMyfoxspokane.com

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Oil bounces after producers fail to agree on freezing output

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:25

Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi, center right, arrives at an oil-producers' meeting in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday, April 17, 2016. Oil-producing countries are meeting in Qatar to discuss a possible freeze of production to counter low global prices, but Iran's last-minute decision to stay home could dilute the impact of any agreement. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)TOKYO (AP) — Crude oil prices tumbled but then regained some lost ground on Monday after oil-rich countries failed to reach an agreement Sunday on freezing production.


Rihanna caps celebrity-heavy Coachella festival

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:18

Barbadian singer RihannaPop superstar Rihanna capped a celebrity-filled Coachella festival Sunday with a surprise appearance, as her sometime songwriter Sia took a sharply different approach by testing the possibilities of on-stage anonymity. Rihanna turned up unannounced on stage during a headlining set of Calvin Harris, the British DJ behind a slew of electronic-infused smash hits. Sporting a camouflage cap, Rihanna went into her song "We Found Love," which was written by Harris, to the cheers of thousands of fans at the close of three days of revelry in the heat of the California desert.


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What would it cost to leave EU? UK slaps a price tag on it

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:18

Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan, left, sits with Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne during the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) conference at the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington, Saturday, April 16, 2016. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief has put a price tag on it: Leaving the European Union would cost Britain the equivalent of $6,100 per household.


GameStop to launch video game publishing division

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:18

FILE - This Aug. 28, 2013, file photo shows signage at GameStop Vegas 2013, in Las Vegas. GameStop is diving into the video game publishing business. The retailer best known for selling games announced plans Monday, April 18, 2016, to launch a new division called GameTrust that will help distribute and market them. (Photo by Al Powers/Invision/AP, File)BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — GameStop is diving into the video game publishing business.