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Girls to stay in adult court in classmate stabbing case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:34

FILE - In this May 31, 2014 file photo rescue workers take 12-year-old stabbing victim Payton Leutner to an ambulance in Waukesha, Wis. A pivotal decision is expected Monday, Augusy 10 2015, in the case of the two 13-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing Leutner to please online horror character Slender Man. Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren will rule Monday whether to move the girls out of adult court and into the juvenile system. (AP Photo/Abe Van Dyke, File)WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge ruled Monday that two 13-year-old girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please the online horror character Slender Man will stay in adult court, where they could face a sentence of decades in prison.


2 women shot, child injured in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:25

1 dead, 2 wounded after shooting in WilmingtonPolice are investigating after two women were shot and a child was injured Monday afternoon in Wilmington, Delaware.


For Many in Spain, a Heralded Economic Recovery Feels Like a Bust

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:25
The majority of the country’s new jobs are part-time and offer low wages, experts say, and some employees are expected to do hours of unpaid work.









Fishing bans imposed on drought-hit Washington state's Olympic Peninsula - Yahoo News

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:22

Fishing bans imposed on drought-hit Washington state's Olympic Peninsula
Yahoo News
SEATTLE (Reuters) - U.S. authorities banned fishing from Monday in most rivers and streams within the Olympic National Park in western Washington state, citing ongoing severe drought conditions that have harmed fish along the U.S. West Coast.

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Video — Seahawks practice recap: Bailey makes bid for strong safety role; center, left guard remain uncertain

NBA - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:22
Bob Condotta recaps Monday's practice as the Seahawks prepare for Friday's first preseason game. Plus: Who showed up, who was missing and the latest on Kam Chancellor.
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Video — Seahawks practice recap: Bailey makes bid for strong safety role; center, left guard remain uncertain

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:22
Bob Condotta recaps Monday's practice as the Seahawks prepare for Friday's first preseason game. Plus: Who showed up, who was missing and the latest on Kam Chancellor.
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Video — Seahawks practice recap: Bailey makes bid for strong safety role; center, left guard remain uncertain

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:22
Bob Condotta recaps Monday's practice as the Seahawks prepare for Friday's first preseason game. Plus: Who showed up, who was missing and the latest on Kam Chancellor.

Space salad: 1 small bite for man, 1 giant leaf for mankind

NBA - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — These are the salad days of scientific research on the International Space Station. On Monday, for the first time astronauts munched on red romaine lettuce that they grew in space. After clicking their lettuce leaves like wine glasses, three astronauts tasted them with a bit of Italian balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive […]
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Space salad: 1 small bite for man, 1 giant leaf for mankind

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — These are the salad days of scientific research on the International Space Station. On Monday, for the first time astronauts munched on red romaine lettuce that they grew in space. After clicking their lettuce leaves like wine glasses, three astronauts tasted them with a bit of Italian balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive […]
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Space salad: 1 small bite for man, 1 giant leaf for mankind

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — These are the salad days of scientific research on the International Space Station. On Monday, for the first time astronauts munched on red romaine lettuce that they grew in space. After clicking their lettuce leaves like wine glasses, three astronauts tasted them with a bit of Italian balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive […]

Man killed, wife injured when golf cart collides with train

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:18
OTEGO, N.Y. (AP) — A golf cart carrying a man and his wife across rail tracks in rural upstate New York has collided with a freight train, killing him and badly injuring her.

Books of The Times: Review: Ayn Rand’s ‘Ideal’ Presents a Protagonist Familiar in Her Superiority

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:15
This novel, written in 1934 and not published until now, features one of Rand’s Nietzschean characters, a pessimist alienated from a world she regards with disdain.









Seattle fire crew rescues woman stuck in charity donation box

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:14
Firefighters in Seattle managed to free a woman who became stuck inside a charity donation box as she searched for clothing overnight, authorities said on Monday. The 26-year old told fire crews she crawled inside the 4-foot by 6-foot (1.20-meter by 1.80-meter) donation-collection box to gather clothes but became trapped when her leg triggered an anti-theft mechanism, the Seattle Fire Department said in a statement. "The Technical Rescue Team used several heavy tools to pry open the mechanism entrapping the female's leg and free her," fire officials said.

Progress reported in fighting Arizona blaze as western U.S. fires rage

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:11

Handout photo of the Willow Fire burning in ArizonaBy David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Firefighters battling a major wildfire in northwestern Arizona on Monday reported progress in containing the blaze that has forced people out of about 1,000 homes and charred nearly 6,800 acres.     Officials said an estimated 300 firefighters took to the ground and the air early on Monday expecting to announce some degree of containment for the Willow fire in the Mohave Valley, about 30 miles southeast of Bullhead City, Arizona.     "We're definitely encouraged by what we're seeing right now," said Dolores Garcia, a Bureau of Land Management spokeswoman. "We're just waiting to see if the lines we have on the ground will hold." The fire was one of dozens burning across the drought-parched U.S. West on Monday, many of them started by lightning strikes.


Parasite yet another threat to already troubled amphibians

NBA - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:10
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have identified a new problem for amphibians, which are already shrinking in numbers: A parasite is infesting tadpoles worldwide. The family of parasites, related to a bug that attacks oysters, has been found in the livers of frogs and tadpoles on three continents and in both temperate and tropical climates. Researchers […]
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Parasite yet another threat to already troubled amphibians

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:10
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have identified a new problem for amphibians, which are already shrinking in numbers: A parasite is infesting tadpoles worldwide. The family of parasites, related to a bug that attacks oysters, has been found in the livers of frogs and tadpoles on three continents and in both temperate and tropical climates. Researchers […]
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Parasite yet another threat to already troubled amphibians

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:10
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have identified a new problem for amphibians, which are already shrinking in numbers: A parasite is infesting tadpoles worldwide. The family of parasites, related to a bug that attacks oysters, has been found in the livers of frogs and tadpoles on three continents and in both temperate and tropical climates. Researchers […]

Fishing bans imposed on drought-hit Washington state's Olympic Peninsula - Reuters

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:09

Fishing bans imposed on drought-hit Washington state's Olympic Peninsula
Reuters
The emergency ban on Washington state's Olympic Peninsula imposed restrictions on recreational fishing on the Bogachiel, Sol Duc, Queets, and other rivers, as well as their tributaries in the Pacific Coastal area, the National Park Service said in a ...

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Free day coming up at Washington state parks - The Seattle Times

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:04

The Seattle Times

Free day coming up at Washington state parks
The Seattle Times
Go play for free in Washington's state parks on Aug. 25. Visitors won't need a Discover Pass to enjoy the parks on that Tuesday. It's one of the annual free days at state parks — there can be up to a dozen a year — when visitors don't need a Discover ...
Aug. 25: Free Day in Washington state parksKHQ Right Now
15-054 Washington State Parks announces 'free day' for Aug. 25Access Washington

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Vermont killing highlights dangers of social work

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:03
Police say a social worker in Vermont was killed by a mother upset that she had lost custody of her 9-year-old daughter. The killing of Lara Sobel is the latest in a roster of violent acts directed at social workers. Here's a look at some key facts about violence aimed at social workers: