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Maduro demands respect from the US

BBC World News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:40
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he demanded respect from the US during an encounter with American Vice-President Joe Biden in Brazil.
Categories: BBC World News

Stanford defeats Washington State 71-56

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:40
Without leading rebounder Reid Travis, who has a stress fracture in his left leg, the Stanford Cardinal defeats the Washington State Cougars.

‘Jane the Virgin’ Helps Raise CW’s Profile

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:36
The Golden Globe nominations for the screwball comedy “Jane the Virgin” has helped lift its home, the CW network, which is in the midst of a transformation.

Stanford defeats Washington State 71-56

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:33
Without leading rebounder Reid Travis, who has a stress fracture in his left leg, the Stanford Cardinal defeats the Washington State Cougars in the Pac-12 opener for both schools.

Palestinians submit documents to join ICC

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:31
The Palestinians took the last formal step Friday to join the International Criminal Court, seeking to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel over the recent conflict in Gaza and Jewish settlements in Palestinian territories.

Second Helpings of Dahlia Lounge and more

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:31
Today’s review of Dahlia Lounge is the ninth in a Seattle Times series called “Second Helpings.” Introduced last August, the series evaluates restaurants that haven’t been reviewed in 10 years or more, but many of them have had much longer life spans.

Roundup: Charter school coming to International District; New Jersey offers diplomas online

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:31
Asian Resource Center will become charter school: A new charter school called Summit Public Charter School: Sierra will soon open in the current location of a longstanding Asian-American community resource center in the International District. Los Angeles-based Pacific Charter School Devel

Girlfriend of man shot by Ohio police in Walmart dies in car crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:28
By Kim Palmer (Reuters) - The girlfriend of a man shot dead by police while he was holding a BB gun at an Ohio Walmart has died in a car accident, a lawyer for the man's family said on Friday. Tasha Thomas, 26, who had accompanied John Crawford to the Beavercreek store where he was killed by police in August, was pronounced dead at the scene of an early morning crash on New Year's Day in Dayton, the Montgomery County coroner's office said. Another person in the car, Frederick Bailey, 30, also died. ...

Man critical in daytime shooting in Germantown

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:28

Man critical in daytime shooting in GermantownPolice say a man was shot multiple times during broad daylight in Germantown.


First Draft: Harry Reid Is Hospitalized After Exercise Accident

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:28
Senator Harry Reid had a painful New Year’s Day, breaking ribs and bones in his face after falling off a piece of exercise equipment in his home.






Survivalist charged with ambushing Pennsylvania police due in court

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:25
By Joe McDonald EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A survivalist charged with ambushing two Pennsylvania state troopers, killing one of them, and then leading hundreds of state and federal law enforcement officers on a weeks-long manhunt will appear in court on Monday for a preliminary hearing.     Tight security is expected at the Pike County Courthouse in Milford, just as when Eric Frein was arraigned there after his capture on Oct. 30.     Michael Weinstein, one of Frein's lawyers, said the defendant's preliminary hearing could spill into Tuesday. ...

VIDEO: Prince Andrew sex case claim denied

BBC World News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:24
Buckingham Palace has denied "any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors" by Prince Andrew, after he was named in US court papers.
Categories: BBC World News

Stanford beats Washington State 71-56

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:22
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Chasson Randle scored 17 of his 18 points in the second half and Stanford opened Pac-12 play with a 71-56 victory over Washington State on Friday.

Woman says forced as minor into sex with Prince Andrew; allegations denied

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:16
By Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Buckingham Palace on Friday denied allegations by a woman who said in Florida court documents that she was forced as a minor to have sex with Britain's Prince Andrew and other high-profile figures linked to a wealthy U.S. businessman. The woman, referred to as "Jane Doe #3" in legal papers filed this week in the U.S. Southern District of Florida, said financier Jeffrey Epstein made her have sex with the Duke of York in London, New York and on a private Caribbean island, as part of "an orgy with numerous other under-aged girls," according to the filings. ...

Police chief said he shot wife moving gun in bed

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:12
ATLANTA (AP) — A police chief in Georgia told a 911 dispatcher he accidentally shot his sleeping wife while moving a handgun that was in their bed, according to a recording released Friday.

Illinois extends marijuana experiment to children

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:12

In this Jan. 1, 2015, photo, Nicole Gross uses an oral syringe to give her son Chase his daily dose of a medical marijuana oil, known as Charlotte's Web, at their home in Colorado Springs, Colo. They moved to Colorado from Chicago about a year ago to legally treat Chase, who used to have hundreds of seizures per day. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)CHICAGO (AP) — Randy Gross hopes a new law allowing children into Illinois' medical marijuana program will reunite his family, nearly a year after his wife moved to Colorado so their son could receive a controversial treatment to ease his epileptic seizures.


New Jersey strip club of 'Sopranos' fame is broken into

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:10
By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New Jersey strip club that served as the Bada Bing! lounge in the "The Sopranos," a hit television series about a mob family, was broken into on Friday, police said, less than two weeks after it was the scene of an armed robbery. The front glass door of the Satin Dolls in Lodi, New Jersey, was smashed sometime before dawn and its office door was pried open, according to the town's police. Nothing was taken from the office safe. On Dec. 21, two men armed with shotguns held up the bar after closing hours and made off with about $30,000, police said. ...

The Former El Bulli Chef Is Now Serving Up Creative Inquiry

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:08
Ferran Adrià, a groundbreaking Spanish chef whose El Bulli was one of the world’s top restaurants before he closed it, is now on an idiosyncratic quest for knowledge and creativity.






U.S. seeks life in prison for London imam convicted on terror charges

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:06

- FILE PHOTO TAKEN 07FEB03 - A file photograph dated February 7, 2003 shows Muslim cleric Sheikh Abu..By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Friday urged a federal judge to sentence London imam Abu Hamza al-Masri to life in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges. In a court filing ahead of his Jan. 9 sentencing, prosecutors said Abu Hamza should be held accountable for his role as a "global terrorist leader who orchestrated plots around the world to further his deadly mission." "The seriousness of this defendant's offenses and the need for just punishment and deterrence cannot be overstated," prosecutors under Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara wrote. ...


AP PHOTOS: New Year babies at hospitals across US

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:06

45 a.m. weighing in at 7lbs. 14oz. (AP Photo/The Daily Times, Alexa Rogals)Across the United States, hospitals welcomed the first babies of the New Year.