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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:30

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. TRUMP TELLS AP HE WILL KEEP BANKING ON CHARISMA, RALLIES “My best investment is my rallies” to help amass more support, the presumptive GOP nominee says in an exclusive AP interview. “The people go home, they tell […]

La.'s Lafayette Parish ponders Zika

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:29

Keeping the virus at bay won't be hard if the public does its part, local experts say.

       

UNC head on LBGT law: Colleges can't run without fed funds

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:26
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Leaders of North Carolina's public universities met Tuesday to grapple with a looming threat that the federal government could withhold billions of dollars if the state loses a legal battle over transgender students and bathrooms.

Residents in home of atomic bomb applaud Obama's Hiroshima trip

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:25

Uranium enriched in Oak Ridge, Tenn., as part of Manhattan Project was used in bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

       

'Oldest axe' made by early Australians

BBC World News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:22
Archaeologists say a tiny stone flake from north-western Australia, nearly 50,000 years old, is a remnant of the earliest known axe with a handle.
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Massacred family used video surveillance, survivors say

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:22

Seven members of the Rhoden family and a fiancee were executed April 22 in Piketon, Ohio.

       

2 killed in attacks at Massachusetts mall and home; suspect also dead

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:21

3 dead, 2 injured in separate attacks at Massachusetts mall and homeTwo people have been killed in attacks at a shopping mall and a home in Massachusetts, and the suspect also is dead.


Office Depot and Staples Call Off Merger After Judge Blocks It

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:18
A federal judge said the combination would “substantially impair” competition in the business of selling office supplies.

Authorities ID men who went on damaging Death Valley binge

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:17

AMARGOSA VALLEY, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have identified three men who went on a drunken binge in an environmentally fragile area of Death Valley National Park, damaging park property and possibly killing one of the rarest fishes on earth. The National Park Service said the men were identified following tips from the public and an […]
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Authorities ID men who went on damaging Death Valley binge

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:17

AMARGOSA VALLEY, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have identified three men who went on a drunken binge in an environmentally fragile area of Death Valley National Park, damaging park property and possibly killing one of the rarest fishes on earth. The National Park Service said the men were identified following tips from the public and an […]
Categories: Sports Center

Authorities ID men who went on damaging Death Valley binge

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:17

AMARGOSA VALLEY, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have identified three men who went on a drunken binge in an environmentally fragile area of Death Valley National Park, damaging park property and possibly killing one of the rarest fishes on earth. The National Park Service said the men were identified following tips from the public and an […]

Playing a waiting game with WSU Cougars’ Dom Williams as NFL draft winds down

WA Cougars - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:17

WSU receiver Dom Williams sweated out the final rounds, going undrafted, but was quickly snapped up by the San Diego Chargers. Here’s how it unfolded.
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Dom Williams plays a waiting game as NFL draft winds down

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:17

WSU receiver sweated out the final rounds, going undrafted, but was quickly snapped up by the San Diego Chargers. Here’s how it unfolded.
Categories: Sports Center

Dom Williams plays a waiting game as NFL draft winds down

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:17

WSU receiver sweated out the final rounds, going undrafted, but was quickly snapped up by the San Diego Chargers. Here’s how it unfolded.
Categories: Sports Center

Dom Williams plays a waiting game as NFL draft winds down

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:17

WSU receiver sweated out the final rounds, going undrafted, but was quickly snapped up by the San Diego Chargers. Here’s how it unfolded.

Authorities ID men who went on damaging Death Valley binge

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:14
AMARGOSA VALLEY, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have identified three men who went on a drunken binge in an environmentally fragile area of Death Valley National Park, damaging park property and possibly killing one of the rarest fishes on earth.

Obama’s Visit Raises Ghosts of Hiroshima

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:11
Most people in Japan believe the city was a victim of unnecessary brutality, but for Americans of the World War II generation, Hiroshima is at the center of a very different narrative.

Police allege 5 radicals planned to leave Australia by boat

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:11

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Five men have been arrested on suspicion that they planned to leave Australia in a seven-meter (23-foot) boat to fight in Syria, police said Wednesday. The men, aged 21 to 33, had towed the half-cabin power boat with a car 2,800 kilometers (1,700 miles) from their homes in the southern city […]
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Police allege 5 radicals planned to leave Australia by boat

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:11

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Five men have been arrested on suspicion that they planned to leave Australia in a seven-meter (23-foot) boat to fight in Syria, police said Wednesday. The men, aged 21 to 33, had towed the half-cabin power boat with a car 2,800 kilometers (1,700 miles) from their homes in the southern city […]
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Police allege 5 radicals planned to leave Australia by boat

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:11

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Five men have been arrested on suspicion that they planned to leave Australia in a seven-meter (23-foot) boat to fight in Syria, police said Wednesday. The men, aged 21 to 33, had towed the half-cabin power boat with a car 2,800 kilometers (1,700 miles) from their homes in the southern city […]