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Seattle police: Homeless arrested most for pot

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 03:29
SEATTLE (AP) — An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else.

Nazi war suspect, 89, dies as extradition OK'd

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 03:29

 "Arbeit macht frei" (Work makes free - or work liberates). The lawyer for Nazi war crimes suspect Johann "Hans" Breyer says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man died Tuesday, July 22, 2014 while awaiting extradition to Germany. German prosecutors had hoped to try Breyer on charges of aiding in the murder of more than 200,000 Jews at the Auschwitz death camp. (AP Photo/File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect died in custody hours before a U.S. ruling Wednesday that he should be extradited to Germany to face trial.


Ohio veteran cited for ducks hopes for law change

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 03:29
COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — An Army veteran who says his pet ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder is now hoping for a change in the Ohio village law that prohibits him from keeping the animals in his backyard.

Blasts blamed on hash oil lead to federal charges

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 03:27
The chemical process used to make hash oil — a method so fraught with volatility that police compare it to making methamphetamine — has come under attack by U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan.

Senator John Walsh Confronts Questions of Plagiarism

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 03:20
An examination of the final paper required for Senator John Walsh’s master’s degree from the United States Army War College indicates he appropriated at least one-quarter of his thesis on American Middle East policy from other authors’ works.






APNewsBreak: Medicaid enrollees strain Oregon

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 03:19

In this July 11, 2014 photo, primary care doctor John Guerreiro checks on the records of a patient at a clinic run by the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in Beaverton, Ore. The center comprised of nine clinics in northwestern Oregon, serveing 36,000 patients in Washington and Yamhill has been overwhelmed under the Affordable Health Care Act's Medicaid expansion. It has closed to new enrollees and is working through a backlog to assign thousands of patients to a doctor. (AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul and created a new system to improve the care they received.


Former Nazi guard dies in Pennsylvania just before extradition approved

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 03:16
A former Nazi concentration camp guard died hours before a judge on Wednesday ordered his extradition to Germany, where he faced charges of aiding and abetting the deaths of 216,000 Jews. Johann Breyer, 89, who served during World War Two as an armed guard at Buchenwald and Auschwitz and emigrated to Philadelphia in 1952, died overnight, said Jim Burke, a supervisory deputy at the U.S. Marshal's Service. He said Breyer had been held at a Philadelphia hospital.

Colombian army kills ELN rebels

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 03:11
The Colombian armed forces kill eight rebels from the left-wing National Liberation Army in an operation in eastern Arauca province.
Categories: BBC World News

Davies completes Tottenham switch

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 03:08
Swansea full-back Ben Davies and goalkeeper Michel Vorm join Tottenham as Gylfi Sigurdsson makes Liberty Stadium switch.
Categories: BBC World News

Dole, Slumped but Sharp, Returns to Senate to Push Disabilities Treaty

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 03:04
Former Senator Bob Dole implored the Senate to act swiftly to ratify a treaty that would provide greater protections for disabled people all over the world.

Jury: NJ man killed ex-wife, put pig mask on her

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:58

 NJ man killed ex-wife, put pig mask on herA New Jersey man has been convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-wife 84 times and covering her face with a pig mask.


Pennsylvania’s Auditor General Faults Oversight of Natural Gas Industry

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:58
A report concluded that the state’s Department of Environmental Protection had failed to adequately regulate the booming industry.






Mexico back on Formula 1 calendar

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:58
Mexico returns to the Formula 1 calendar after a 23-year absence in 2015 at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City.
Categories: BBC World News

Jury: Man stabbed ex 84 times, put pig mask on her

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:57

FILE - This undated photo provided by the Morris County Prosecutor's Office shows Anthony Novellino. Jurors in Morris County on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 convicted Novellino, 66, of fatally stabbing his ex-wife 84 times and covering her face with a pig mask in 2010. He faces at least 30 years in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 12. (AP Photo/Morris County Prosecutor's Office)MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A man was convicted Wednesday of fatally stabbing his ex-wife 84 times and covering her face with a pig mask.


Envoy urges UN to demand halt to Iraq extremists

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:57

This Tuesday, July 22, 2014 photo shows a motorist passing by a flag of the Islamic State group in central Rawah, 175 miles (281 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, nearly six weeks since a Sunni militant blitz led by the Islamic State extremist group seized large swaths of northern and western Iraq. (AP Photo)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The top U.N. envoy in Iraq urged the Security Council on Wednesday to demand that the Islamic State extremist group stop all hostilities and atrocities.


Leader of Lab That Had Anthrax Accident Resigns

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:52
Michael Farrell, who had led the Bioterror Rapid Response and Advanced Technology laboratory since 2009, faced questions about how his lab was run.






N.J. man guilty of murdering 'messy' ex-wife found wearing pig mask

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:50
By Bruce Konviser MORRISTOWN N.J. (Reuters) - A jury convicted a New Jersey man on Wednesday of murdering his ex-wife, who he called a messy housekeeper and whose body was found stabbed 84 times and wearing a pig mask. Jurors deliberated less than five hours before reaching their verdict in the trial of Anthony Novellino, 67, who prosecutors said used an 8-inch kitchen knife to slay Judith Novellino, 62, in June 2010. As the jury forewoman read the verdict in Morris County Superior Court, Novellino sat impassively. Judith Novellino was killed in her former home in Denville, New Jersey, when she came back to retrieve some of her belongings soon after they divorced.

Huskies picked to finish third in Pac-12 football preseason poll

WA Huskies - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:16
Washington, under first-year coach Chris Petersen, has been picked to finish third in the Pac-12 North division in the preseason media poll.
Categories: Sports Center

The Not Lazy but Certainly Crazy Days of Summer . . And the Scoop on this Week’s Show:

E-Town - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:10
Man oh man, talk about those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer! Well, I can’t say it’s felt lazy, things have been really hectic. But I will say with confidence that it’s felt crazy these last few weeks, so much ‘crazy’ going on both here in the US and around the world, from passenger planes […]
Categories: E-Town