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Lawyers: Inmate in terror case in coma after suicide attempt

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:19

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who admitted plotting to bomb New York City synagogues has tried to kill himself in prison after guards tormented him because of his terror case, his lawyers said. Ahmed Ferhani is in a medically induced coma after trying to hang himself in New York’s Attica prison, according to his […]

News Analysis: In South China Sea Visit, U.S. Defense Chief Flexes Military Muscle

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:18
Ashton B. Carter’s tour sent a message that Americans would work with allies to counter Beijing’s expanding presence, but China may feel a need to speed up its own military buildup.

Family of dead drug informant asks for federal investigation

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:17
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a North Dakota college student who was a confidential informant for a drug task force before he turned up dead said Friday that they're not getting information from authorities and want a federal investigation.

U.S. Army approves 22 women officer candidates for possible combat units

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:16

Handout photo shows Then U.S. Army First Lieutenan Kirsten Griest and fellow soldiers participating in combatives training during the Ranger Course on Fort Benning, GeorgiaTwenty-two women currently training to become U.S. Army officers will be allowed to enter the service as second lieutenants in the infantry and armor branches under historic new rules that allow women to serve in combat jobs, the Army said on Friday. The women, who are nearing the completion of officer training and will be commissioned in the coming weeks, had requested permission to serve in the newly opened roles upon entering the service, the Army said in a statement. Thirteen have been approved to enter the Army as armor officers and nine have been approved for the infantry.


Iran official accuses US, EU of not honoring nuclear deal

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:15
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Iranian official on Friday accused the U.S. and the European Union of failing to honor last year's nuclear deal by keeping Iran locked out of the international financial system.

Ohio ex-cop leaves jail after posting bond in 2005 case

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:13

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A former suburban Ohio police official who has spent more than a decade behind bars for his wife’s death has been released from jail nearly a month after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to reinstate a 2005 manslaughter conviction. WHIO-TV reports that former Springboro Police Lt. Thomas “Jim” Barton declined comment […]
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Ohio ex-cop leaves jail after posting bond in 2005 case

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:13

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A former suburban Ohio police official who has spent more than a decade behind bars for his wife’s death has been released from jail nearly a month after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to reinstate a 2005 manslaughter conviction. WHIO-TV reports that former Springboro Police Lt. Thomas “Jim” Barton declined comment […]
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Ohio ex-cop leaves jail after posting bond in 2005 case

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:13

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A former suburban Ohio police official who has spent more than a decade behind bars for his wife’s death has been released from jail nearly a month after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to reinstate a 2005 manslaughter conviction. WHIO-TV reports that former Springboro Police Lt. Thomas “Jim” Barton declined comment […]

In King County, your address may tell you how long you’ll live

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:10

In affluent West Bellevue, residents enjoy King County’s highest life expectancy — nearly a decade longer than those living in economically-challenged South Auburn.
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In King County, your address may tell you how long you’ll live

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:10

In affluent West Bellevue, residents enjoy King County’s highest life expectancy — nearly a decade longer than those living in economically-challenged South Auburn.
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In King County, your address may tell you how long you’ll live

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:10

In affluent West Bellevue, residents enjoy King County’s highest life expectancy — nearly a decade longer than those living in economically-challenged South Auburn.

UW’s Chris Petersen frustrated with NCAA’s ban on satellite football camps

WA Huskies - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:09

Petersen: "I like the satellite camps, I think they are good for kids. But if we’re not going to do it, to pull the rug when we have all these agreements. I don’t think that’s right.”
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UW’s Chris Petersen frustrated with NCAA’s ban on satellite football camps

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:09

Petersen: "I like the satellite camps, I think they are good for kids. But if we’re not going to do it, to pull the rug when we have all these agreements. I don’t think that’s right.”
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UW’s Chris Petersen frustrated with NCAA’s ban on satellite football camps

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:09

Petersen: "I like the satellite camps, I think they are good for kids. But if we’re not going to do it, to pull the rug when we have all these agreements. I don’t think that’s right.”
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UW’s Chris Petersen frustrated with NCAA’s ban on satellite football camps

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:09

Petersen: "I like the satellite camps, I think they are good for kids. But if we’re not going to do it, to pull the rug when we have all these agreements. I don’t think that’s right.”

Judge seals most files in court case over CIA sex case leaks

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. judge has ordered the most sensational court records to remain sealed in the now-abandoned lawsuit over leaks in the investigation that led to the resignation of former CIA director David Petraeus.

A Tiny Home by Choice in New York City

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:06
Some care far more about location than home size. For them, a dollhouse in the desired neighborhood will do.

Stolen in 1955, famous ‘inverted Jenny’ stamp resurfaces

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:04

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the longest mysteries in the stamp-collecting world is getting a new chapter. An “inverted Jenny” stamp stolen in 1955 surfaced this month at a New York auction house. The auctioneer, Spink USA, says it was submitted by someone who had inherited it. The Philadelphia-based American Philatelic Research Library was […]
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Stolen in 1955, famous ‘inverted Jenny’ stamp resurfaces

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:04

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the longest mysteries in the stamp-collecting world is getting a new chapter. An “inverted Jenny” stamp stolen in 1955 surfaced this month at a New York auction house. The auctioneer, Spink USA, says it was submitted by someone who had inherited it. The Philadelphia-based American Philatelic Research Library was […]
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Stolen in 1955, famous ‘inverted Jenny’ stamp resurfaces

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 03:04

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the longest mysteries in the stamp-collecting world is getting a new chapter. An “inverted Jenny” stamp stolen in 1955 surfaced this month at a New York auction house. The auctioneer, Spink USA, says it was submitted by someone who had inherited it. The Philadelphia-based American Philatelic Research Library was […]