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Texas bans inmate social media profiles managed by others

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:30
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas prison officials are cracking down on social media accounts managed for inmates by friends or relatives while the prisoners themselves have no Internet access because they're locked up.

New York suburb, officials charged in landmark bond fraud case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:30

Preet Bharara announces a securities fraud case against officials in the town of Ramapo, New YorkAn elected official of a New York City suburb was charged on Thursday with defrauding investors who helped finance a controversial minor league baseball stadium, in what authorities called the first criminal securities fraud prosecution involving municipal bonds. Christopher St. Lawrence, the elected supervisor of Ramapo, New York, was charged in an indictment with securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy, as was N. Aaron Troodler, a former executive director of the non-profit Ramapo Local Development Corp.


Witness: 3 religious leaders enabled friar to be predator

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:24

FILE - This combination of file photos from March 18, 2016 shows Giles Schinelli, left, Anthony Criscitelli, center, and Robert D'Aversa, when they were arraigned on charges of child endangerment and criminal conspiracy at a district magistrate in Hollidaysburg, Pa. The three Francisan friars are scheduled for an April 14 preliminary hearing on charges they allowed a suspected sexual predator to teach at a high school and hold other jobs where he molested more than 100 children. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Records from a Franciscan religious order show three former leaders knew a friar had been accused of child sex abuse before he was allowed to work at a high school and other jobs where he was later accused of molesting more than 100 children, an investigator testified Thursday.


Idaho State University faces concerns over Islamaphobia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:22
Idaho State University's president said on Thursday he had been in talks with Saudi and Kuwaiti education officials seeking to allay concerns about students from those countries facing anti-Muslim harassment in the college town of Pocatello. The discussions with officials from the two Gulf states, which together account for about 1,000 of the foreign students enrolled at Idaho State, were disclosed as school officials sought to determine the origin of anti-Muslim propaganda being distributed anonymously via DVDs on campus. Separately, police in Pocatello have opened a hate-crime investigation into an attack on a man of Middle Eastern descent who was stabbed in the arm earlier this week for no other apparent reason than his appearance, Police Chief Scott Marchand said.

Woman, 83, dies after being shot in Germantown

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:22

Woman, 83, dies after being shot in GermantownPhiladelphia police are investigating the shooting death of a woman in the city's Germantown section.


White Pass - 4/14/2016 3:16:49 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:21
White Pass US12
4/14/2016 3:16:49 PM

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Satus Pass - 4/14/2016 3:10:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:21
Satus Pass US97
4/14/2016 3:10:07 PM

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Stevens Pass - 4/14/2016 3:07:04 PM

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Stevens Pass US2
4/14/2016 3:07:04 PM

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Blewett Pass - 4/14/2016 3:05:17 PM

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Blewett Pass US97
4/14/2016 3:05:17 PM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/14/2016 3:15:43 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:21
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/14/2016 3:15:43 PM

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U.S. women’s national team to face France, Colombia, New Zealand in group stage of Olympic Games

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:20

The United States women's national team has been drawn into Group G for the opening stage of this summer's soccer tournament at the Olympic Games in Brazil, matching up with France, Colombia and New Zealand.
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U.S. women’s national team to face France, Colombia, New Zealand in group stage of Olympic Games

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:20

The United States women's national team has been drawn into Group G for the opening stage of this summer's soccer tournament at the Olympic Games in Brazil, matching up with France, Colombia and New Zealand.
Categories: Sports Center

U.S. women’s national team to face France, Colombia, New Zealand in group stage of Olympic Games

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:20

The United States women's national team has been drawn into Group G for the opening stage of this summer's soccer tournament at the Olympic Games in Brazil, matching up with France, Colombia and New Zealand.

Sandy Hook lawsuit can move forward

BBC World News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:19
The families of the Sandy Hook shooting victims win a small legal victory after a judge rules their lawsuit against a gun maker can continue.
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Transgender advocates fear bill’s fallout even if it dies

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:17

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Transgender people say they fear a South Carolina bill that would require them to use the public bathroom for their “biological sex” will stoke misguided fears and endorse restroom vigilantism, even if the bill ultimately dies as expected. Opponents told a Senate panel Thursday the unenforceable measure perpetuates myths against an […]
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Transgender advocates fear bill’s fallout even if it dies

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:17

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Transgender people say they fear a South Carolina bill that would require them to use the public bathroom for their “biological sex” will stoke misguided fears and endorse restroom vigilantism, even if the bill ultimately dies as expected. Opponents told a Senate panel Thursday the unenforceable measure perpetuates myths against an […]
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Transgender advocates fear bill’s fallout even if it dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:17

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Transgender people say they fear a South Carolina bill that would require them to use the public bathroom for their “biological sex” will stoke misguided fears and endorse restroom vigilantism, even if the bill ultimately dies as expected. Opponents told a Senate panel Thursday the unenforceable measure perpetuates myths against an […]

California lawmakers seek university chancellor's resignation

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:14
A California lawmaker on Thursday joined at least three of his colleagues in seeking the resignation of University of California, Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi a day after reports surfaced that the school spent $175,000 to quash negative Internet posts. Democratic Assemblyman Mike Gatto, whose district is in the Los Angeles area, cited the image campaign and a recent controversy over Katehi's acceptance of paid seats on the boards of a for-profit education group and a textbook company. Democratic Assemblymen Kevin McCarty, Luis Alejo and Evan Low all asked for Katehi to step down last month, following reports Katehi had accepted paid seats on the boards of DeVry Education Group and textbook publisher John Wiley & Sons.

The Latest: Aggravated murder count filed in officer's death

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:14

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Columbus Division of Police shows police SWAT Officer Steven M. Smith. The Ohio police officer died Tuesday, April 12, 2016, two days after he was critically wounded when a man opened fire on a SWAT team trying to arrest him. (Columbus Division of Police via AP, File)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a Columbus SWAT officer who died after being shot while trying to serve an arrest warrant (all times local):


Man who walked into fire station quizzed on constable ambush

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 06:13

In this undated photo released by Harris County Sheriff's Office, Harris County Deputy Constable Alden Clopton is seen. Clopton was shot multiple times from behind late Wednesday, while talking to another constable following a traffic stop in Houston. Clopton was wearing a protective vest when he was shot and is expected to recover after undergoing several hours of surgery. (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP)HOUSTON (AP) — Investigators questioned a man Thursday fitting the description of a gunman who authorities say ambushed a Texas deputy constable from behind following a traffic stop and critically injured him.