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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

Yahoo! National News - 12 hours 16 min ago

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1994 file photo, Princeton University professor John Nash speaks during a news conference at the school in Princeton, N.J., after being named the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for economics. Nash, whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind,” died in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey on Saturday, May 23, 2015, police said. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his achievements in mathematics.


UK airport expansion threatens to take out entire villages

Yahoo! National News - 12 hours 35 min ago

In this photo taken on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, cars are parked in the center of the village in Harmondsworth in London. Residents of the village close to Heathrow Airport are campaigning against the expansion of the airport which they claim will decimate their community. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)LONDON (AP) — With its classic red phone booth, pub, and medieval church, Harmondsworth's center looks quintessentially British. But the search for a twee English village isn't what brings millions of people within a stone's throw of its boundaries.


Ex-Israeli PM Olmert sentenced on bribery charge

USAToday.com Top Stories - 12 hours 39 min ago

Ehud Olmert sentenced to eight months for unlawfully accepting money from U.S. supporter.

       

Artsy coffee chain Blue Bottle brews long queues in Tokyo

Yahoo! National News - 12 hours 44 min ago

In this April 27, 2015 photo, a barista brews coffee at a Blue Bottle Coffee shop in Tokyo. Japan, famous for green tea, is welcoming artisanal American coffee roaster Blue Bottle with long lines that have at times meant a four-hour wait for a cup. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)TOKYO (AP) — Japan, famous for green tea, is welcoming artisanal American coffee roaster Blue Bottle with long lines that have at times meant a four-hour wait for a cup.


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Washington State News Wire - 12 hours 45 min ago

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Japan shares at 15-year high on data

BBC World News - 13 hours 3 min ago
Japanese shares close at a 15-year high after data showed the country's trade account fell into a deficit in April, but was still better than expected.
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I'll go if owners want - Rodgers

BBC World News - 13 hours 10 min ago
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers accepts his future is in doubt after his side's 6-1 thrashing at Stoke City.
Categories: BBC World News

Ex-Israeli Premier Olmert Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison

New York Times Headlines - 13 hours 11 min ago
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter.







Couple missing for 2 weeks found in California wilderness

Yahoo! National News - 13 hours 15 min ago
WARNER SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A couple missing for two weeks were found Sunday in a remote part of San Diego County with the elderly husband dead and his wife severely dehydrated, after surviving on just rain water and some food, authorities said.

Australian jailed for raping tourist

BBC World News - 13 hours 25 min ago
An Australian man who imprisoned a Dutch backpacker in a hotel room for six weeks, repeatedly raping and beating her, is jailed for 17 years.
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Earthquake shakes buildings in Tokyo but causes no damage

NBA - 13 hours 29 min ago
TOKYO (AP) — A magnitude-5.5 earthquake rattled Tokyo and its suburbs Monday, shaking buildings and temporarily stopping trains but causing no apparent damage or injuries. Office high-rises in the capital swayed, and trains that stopped automatically as a precaution resumed running in about 10 minutes after tracks were inspected. But the daily routine was barely […]
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Earthquake shakes buildings in Tokyo but causes no damage

Seattle Seahawks - 13 hours 29 min ago
TOKYO (AP) — A magnitude-5.5 earthquake rattled Tokyo and its suburbs Monday, shaking buildings and temporarily stopping trains but causing no apparent damage or injuries. Office high-rises in the capital swayed, and trains that stopped automatically as a precaution resumed running in about 10 minutes after tracks were inspected. But the daily routine was barely […]
Categories: Sports Center

Earthquake shakes buildings in Tokyo but causes no damage

Seattle Times Headlines - 13 hours 29 min ago
TOKYO (AP) — A magnitude-5.5 earthquake rattled Tokyo and its suburbs Monday, shaking buildings and temporarily stopping trains but causing no apparent damage or injuries. Office high-rises in the capital swayed, and trains that stopped automatically as a precaution resumed running in about 10 minutes after tracks were inspected. But the daily routine was barely […]

Dozens arrested, cited after Northern California protest

Yahoo! National News - 13 hours 36 min ago
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Demonstrators marched through downtown Oakland on Sunday in a second night of protests against the city's new get-tough policy for monitoring street protests.

Malaysia Finds Graves of Suspected Trafficking Victims

New York Times Headlines - 14 hours 2 min ago
Malaysian authorities say they have discovered 139 suspected graves in a series of abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held.







Malaysia: Human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graves

USAToday.com Top Stories - 14 hours 6 min ago

Most of the victims of trafficking networks are refugees fleeing Myanmar and migrants from Bangladesh.

       

VIDEO: Anti-austerity votes shake Spain

BBC World News - 14 hours 6 min ago
The governing People's Party in Spain has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections.
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Police in Florida Grapple With a Cheap and Dangerous New Drug

New York Times Headlines - 14 hours 14 min ago
A hazardous new synthetic drug known as flakka is being blamed for 18 recent deaths in a single South Florida county.







Man, boy dead in cherry picker accident in Albuquerque

Yahoo! National News - 14 hours 17 min ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a man and a 12-year-old boy are dead and three other boys are injured after the cherry picker they were in was thrown by a gust of wind.