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California board OKs parole for former Manson cult member Leslie Van Houten, sends to governor

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:54

CHINO, Calif. (AP) — California board OKs parole for former Manson cult member Leslie Van Houten, sends to governor.
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California board OKs parole for former Manson cult member Leslie Van Houten, sends to governor

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:54

CHINO, Calif. (AP) — California board OKs parole for former Manson cult member Leslie Van Houten, sends to governor.

The Latest: 3 religious leaders defended in abuse case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:53

FILE - This combination of file photos from March 18, 2016 shows Giles Schinelli, left, Anthony Criscitelli, center, and Robert D'Aversa, when they were arraigned on charges of child endangerment and criminal conspiracy at a district magistrate in Hollidaysburg, Pa. The three Francisan friars are scheduled for an April 14 preliminary hearing on charges they allowed a suspected sexual predator to teach at a high school and hold other jobs where he molested more than 100 children. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a Pennsylvania hearing in the case of three former Franciscan leaders charged with child endangerment for allegedly knowing a friar had been accused of molesting more than 100 children (all times local):


Conviction stands for ex-NYPD officer in stairwell shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:46

FILE - In a Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 file photo, Police officer Peter Liang, center, exits the courtroom during a break in closing arguments in his trial on charges in the shooting death of Akai Gurley, at Brooklyn Supreme court in New York. The manslaughter conviction against Liang, who accidentally shot the unarmed man in a public housing project stairwell will stand, a judge decided Thursday, ruling that a juror didn't intentionally withhold information during jury selection. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A manslaughter conviction against a former police officer who accidentally shot an unarmed man in a public housing project stairwell will stand, a judge decided Thursday, ruling that a juror didn't intentionally withhold information about his father's criminal history during jury selection.


Will Philadelphians bear burden of sugary drink tax?

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:45

Will Philadelphians bear burden of sugary drink tax?So how will the sugary drink tax play out for Philadelphia consumers?


California court hands unions victory, reverses judge who said teacher tenure unconstitutional

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:44
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California court hands unions victory, reverses judge who said teacher tenure unconstitutional.

Federal police 'saw Iguala students'

BBC World News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:43
Mexico's human rights commission says two Mexican federal police officers participated in the disappearance of 43 students in Guerrero state in 2014.
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Suspect in Ohio officer's killing passes on initial hearing

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:32

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Columbus Division of Police shows police SWAT Officer Steven M. Smith. The Ohio police officer died Tuesday, April 12, 2016, two days after he was critically wounded when a man opened fire on a SWAT team trying to arrest him. (Columbus Division of Police via AP, File)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The man charged in the death of an Ohio police officer gave up his right to an initial court hearing, a prosecutor said Thursday, giving both sides more time to research the case, including whether the death penalty is appropriate.


Before Trump Campaign, Corey Lewandowski Rode Herd on a Town’s Leaders

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:32
Mr. Lewandowski monitored the government of Windham, N.H., even uncovering a fantasy football email scandal that brought down a prosecutor.









VIDEO: 'Bracing for a tidal wave of migrants'

BBC World News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:31
Libya has warned that it does not have the resources to control the flow of people heading to Europe. It has accused the EU of failing to deliver on promises of help.
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Dozens arrested in Denver-area pot raids targeting exporters

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:31

An investigator tosses marijuana plants outside an illegal grow operation in north Denver early Thursday, April 14, 2016. Investigators have raided several homes and warehouses throughout the Denver area as part of a multi-state investigation into the illegal distribution of marijuana outside Colorado. (AP Photo/Sadie Gurman)DENVER (AP) — Police and federal agents arrested more than 40 people and seized piles of pot plants and elaborate growing equipment Thursday during raids of homes and warehouses throughout the Denver area, part of a multi-state investigation into the illegal distribution of marijuana outside Colorado.


Texas bans inmate social media profiles managed by others

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:30
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas prison officials are cracking down on social media accounts managed for inmates by friends or relatives while the prisoners themselves have no Internet access because they're locked up.

New York suburb, officials charged in landmark bond fraud case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:30

Preet Bharara announces a securities fraud case against officials in the town of Ramapo, New YorkAn elected official of a New York City suburb was charged on Thursday with defrauding investors who helped finance a controversial minor league baseball stadium, in what authorities called the first criminal securities fraud prosecution involving municipal bonds. Christopher St. Lawrence, the elected supervisor of Ramapo, New York, was charged in an indictment with securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy, as was N. Aaron Troodler, a former executive director of the non-profit Ramapo Local Development Corp.


Witness: 3 religious leaders enabled friar to be predator

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:24

FILE - This combination of file photos from March 18, 2016 shows Giles Schinelli, left, Anthony Criscitelli, center, and Robert D'Aversa, when they were arraigned on charges of child endangerment and criminal conspiracy at a district magistrate in Hollidaysburg, Pa. The three Francisan friars are scheduled for an April 14 preliminary hearing on charges they allowed a suspected sexual predator to teach at a high school and hold other jobs where he molested more than 100 children. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Records from a Franciscan religious order show three former leaders knew a friar had been accused of child sex abuse before he was allowed to work at a high school and other jobs where he was later accused of molesting more than 100 children, an investigator testified Thursday.


Idaho State University faces concerns over Islamaphobia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:22
Idaho State University's president said on Thursday he had been in talks with Saudi and Kuwaiti education officials seeking to allay concerns about students from those countries facing anti-Muslim harassment in the college town of Pocatello. The discussions with officials from the two Gulf states, which together account for about 1,000 of the foreign students enrolled at Idaho State, were disclosed as school officials sought to determine the origin of anti-Muslim propaganda being distributed anonymously via DVDs on campus. Separately, police in Pocatello have opened a hate-crime investigation into an attack on a man of Middle Eastern descent who was stabbed in the arm earlier this week for no other apparent reason than his appearance, Police Chief Scott Marchand said.

Woman, 83, dies after being shot in Germantown

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:22

Woman, 83, dies after being shot in GermantownPhiladelphia police are investigating the shooting death of a woman in the city's Germantown section.


White Pass - 4/14/2016 3:16:49 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:21
White Pass US12
4/14/2016 3:16:49 PM

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Satus Pass - 4/14/2016 3:10:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:21
Satus Pass US97
4/14/2016 3:10:07 PM

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Stevens Pass - 4/14/2016 3:07:04 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:21
Stevens Pass US2
4/14/2016 3:07:04 PM

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Blewett Pass - 4/14/2016 3:05:17 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:21
Blewett Pass US97
4/14/2016 3:05:17 PM

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