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Congo major 'paid by oil firm'

BBC World News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:58
The BBC sees evidence that a UK firm made payments to a Congolese army major accused of using violence to intimidate oil exploration opponents.
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Beau Biden campaign funds to help fund children's charity

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:58

Beau Biden campaign funds to help fund children's charityMoney remaining in Beau Biden's political accounts will help fund the new Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children.


State of the Art: What Apple’s Tim Cook Overlooked in His Defense of Privacy

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:57
When Apple’s chief executive gave a speech on the tech industry’s privacy practices, he failed to fairly explore the benefits of free, ad-supported services.







Police Shift Focus to Dannemora, N.Y., in Search for Escaped Killers

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:42
The New York State Police said law enforcement officers will be searching homes in Dannemora, home to Clinton Correctional Facility, as they retrace steps taken earlier in the manhunt.







Amtrak engineer was not using phone before crash, NTSB report says

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:35

Amtrak engineer was not using phone before crash, NTSB report saysThe engineer on an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia last month was not using his cellphone prior to the crash, according to a new NTSB report.


MEPs in bitter split on EU-US trade

BBC World News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:31
The European Parliament's last-minute cancellation of a debate exposes deep divisions over trade talks with the US.
Categories: BBC World News

Amtrak engineer didn’t use cellphone before crash, NTSB says

NBA - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:30
WASHINGTON — Accident investigators said Wednesday that the engineer driving an Amtrak train wasn’t using his cellphone in the moments before the train derailed in Philadelphia last month, deepening the mystery of what caused the accident. Eight people were killed and about 200 more injured in the May 12 derailment. In an updated report, the […]
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Amtrak engineer didn’t use cellphone before crash, NTSB says

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:30
WASHINGTON — Accident investigators said Wednesday that the engineer driving an Amtrak train wasn’t using his cellphone in the moments before the train derailed in Philadelphia last month, deepening the mystery of what caused the accident. Eight people were killed and about 200 more injured in the May 12 derailment. In an updated report, the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Amtrak engineer didn’t use cellphone before crash, NTSB says

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:30
WASHINGTON — Accident investigators said Wednesday that the engineer driving an Amtrak train wasn’t using his cellphone in the moments before the train derailed in Philadelphia last month, deepening the mystery of what caused the accident. Eight people were killed and about 200 more injured in the May 12 derailment. In an updated report, the […]

Microsoft back on top of best-company ranking

NBA - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:29
Microsoft tacked on 110,000 employees and about $85 billion in sales, and physically reshaped the Puget Sound region with huge expansions of its Redmond campus since first winning the Best of the Northwest title.
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Microsoft back on top of best-company ranking

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:29
Microsoft tacked on 110,000 employees and about $85 billion in sales, and physically reshaped the Puget Sound region with huge expansions of its Redmond campus since first winning the Best of the Northwest title.
Categories: Sports Center

Microsoft back on top of best-company ranking

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:29
Microsoft tacked on 110,000 employees and about $85 billion in sales, and physically reshaped the Puget Sound region with huge expansions of its Redmond campus since first winning the Best of the Northwest title.

Beau Biden campaign funds to help support children's charity

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:23
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Money remaining in Beau Biden's political accounts will help fund the new Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children.

Qualcomm replaces China head 6 months after fines

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:20
NEW YORK (AP) — Qualcomm is replacing the head of its China operations six months after the chipmaker was fined $975 million in a wave of anti-monopoly penalties from Beijing.

Brides can’t see ‘high road’ as they both claim attendant

NBA - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:15
Tug of war over bridesmaid may leave two brides with hurt feelings.
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Brides can’t see ‘high road’ as they both claim attendant

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:15
Tug of war over bridesmaid may leave two brides with hurt feelings.
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Brides can’t see ‘high road’ as they both claim attendant

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:15
Tug of war over bridesmaid may leave two brides with hurt feelings.

Convicted killer in New York prison break on third escape attempt

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:08

Law enforcement officers look out over a field near WillsboroA daring weekend escape from a New York state maximum-security penitentiary marked at least the third time convicted murderer Richard Matt had moved to bust out from behind bars. As authorities searched for a fourth day for Matt, 48, and his fellow convicted killer David Sweat, 34, details emerged showing that the older inmate had twice tried to escape prison, once successfully. Large numbers of officers converged on Tuesday on the town of Willsboro, New York, about 40 miles (64 km) south of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, from which they had escaped, following a reported sighting of the pair.


Plane crash link to data-wipe error

BBC World News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:07
A military plane crash was probably caused by computer files being accidentally wiped from three of its engines, according to investigators.
Categories: BBC World News

Officer recorded in Texas pool party incident resigns

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:05

In this frame from video, McKinney law enforcement officials including Police Chief Greg Conley, front right, listen to Mayor Brian Loughmiller during a news conference at police headquarters, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in McKinney, Texas. The white police officer who was recorded on video pushing a black girl to the ground at a North Texas pool party resigned from the police force Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jill Craig)McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A white police officer in suburban Dallas has resigned after he was recorded on video pushing a black teenage girl to the ground outside a pool party and brandishing his gun at other teens.