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At least 145 sickened from apparent gas leak at Texas school

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:52

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Authorities say at least 145 students and staff members at a Southeast Texas school received hospital treatment after an apparent carbon monoxide leak. Beaumont emergency personnel say the children and adults from Marshall Middle School were being treated Thursday for injuries not believed to be life-threatening. Officials at Baptist Beaumont Hospital, […]

Why do Kenyans want US help to solve a billion dollar mystery?

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:49
Why Kenyans are tweeting the US attorney general
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Tremors in U.S. Northeast caused by sonic boom, not quake: agency

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:49
By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two fighter jets from a U.S. Navy base in Maryland may have caused a series of sonic booms on Thursday near the New Jersey coast that prompted hundreds of residents to report earthquake-like tremors. A spokeswoman for Naval Air Station Patuxent River said an F-35C and an F-18 were conducting routine flight testing over the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday afternoon, which may have caused sonic booms. People from New Jersey to Connecticut posted on social media and called local police departments to report a series of tremors starting just before 1:30 p.m. The U.S. Geological Survey, which monitors earthquake activity, said no quake had struck.

Kentucky House votes to amend informed consent law

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:47

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky House has voted to amend the state’s informed consent law to allow real-time video consultations between doctors and women at least 24 hours before an abortion. The version passing the House on Thursday evening incorporates telemedicine into the politically charged issue. It offers the option of either face-to-face meetings […]
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Kentucky House votes to amend informed consent law

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:47

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky House has voted to amend the state’s informed consent law to allow real-time video consultations between doctors and women at least 24 hours before an abortion. The version passing the House on Thursday evening incorporates telemedicine into the politically charged issue. It offers the option of either face-to-face meetings […]
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Kentucky House votes to amend informed consent law

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:47

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky House has voted to amend the state’s informed consent law to allow real-time video consultations between doctors and women at least 24 hours before an abortion. The version passing the House on Thursday evening incorporates telemedicine into the politically charged issue. It offers the option of either face-to-face meetings […]

Washington State growers donate $750000 for food safety research - Good Fruit Grower

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:45

Washington State growers donate $750000 for food safety research
Good Fruit Grower
The new pledge comes from the Washington State Tree Fruit Association for CPS, a public-private partnership based in Woodland, California. Begun in 2007, CPS has provided $18.4 million for research. WSTFA LOGO CPS launched a Campaign for Produce ...

California regulators: Rooftop solar customers keep credit

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:39

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California homeowners and businesses installing rooftop solar panels can keep offsetting their energy bills by sending surplus power back to the grid, regulators said Thursday in a decision celebrated by the solar industry. New guidelines narrowly approved by the California Public Utilities Commission add fees to future solar users, but they […]
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California regulators: Rooftop solar customers keep credit

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:39

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California homeowners and businesses installing rooftop solar panels can keep offsetting their energy bills by sending surplus power back to the grid, regulators said Thursday in a decision celebrated by the solar industry. New guidelines narrowly approved by the California Public Utilities Commission add fees to future solar users, but they […]
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California regulators: Rooftop solar customers keep credit

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:39

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California homeowners and businesses installing rooftop solar panels can keep offsetting their energy bills by sending surplus power back to the grid, regulators said Thursday in a decision celebrated by the solar industry. New guidelines narrowly approved by the California Public Utilities Commission add fees to future solar users, but they […]

Panhandlers win in court over sheriff’s office in Chicago

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:39

CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors at civil trial in Chicago have awarded $1,500 each to two panhandlers who took one of the nation’s largest sheriff’s offices to court for violating their rights to ask passers-by for money. Jurors returned Thursday with a decision largely favoring Kim Pindak and Sam Phillips. Their lawyer says she’s “thrilled” and […]
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Panhandlers win in court over sheriff’s office in Chicago

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:39

CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors at civil trial in Chicago have awarded $1,500 each to two panhandlers who took one of the nation’s largest sheriff’s offices to court for violating their rights to ask passers-by for money. Jurors returned Thursday with a decision largely favoring Kim Pindak and Sam Phillips. Their lawyer says she’s “thrilled” and […]
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Panhandlers win in court over sheriff’s office in Chicago

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:39

CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors at civil trial in Chicago have awarded $1,500 each to two panhandlers who took one of the nation’s largest sheriff’s offices to court for violating their rights to ask passers-by for money. Jurors returned Thursday with a decision largely favoring Kim Pindak and Sam Phillips. Their lawyer says she’s “thrilled” and […]

Shan villagers feel force of Burmese army anger

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:37
The villagers feeling the force of Burmese army anger
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The Latest: Navy commander pleads guilty in bribery case

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:36

SAN DIEGO (AP) — 4 p.m. A Navy commander accused of accepting prostitution services, theater tickets and other gifts from a Malaysian contractor in exchange for diverting ships to ports where the businessman’s company could submit fake tariffs has pleaded guilty to bribery charges. Cmdr. Michael Misiewicz entered his plea Thursday at a hearing in […]
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The Latest: Navy commander pleads guilty in bribery case

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:36

SAN DIEGO (AP) — 4 p.m. A Navy commander accused of accepting prostitution services, theater tickets and other gifts from a Malaysian contractor in exchange for diverting ships to ports where the businessman’s company could submit fake tariffs has pleaded guilty to bribery charges. Cmdr. Michael Misiewicz entered his plea Thursday at a hearing in […]
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The Latest: Navy commander pleads guilty in bribery case

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:36

SAN DIEGO (AP) — 4 p.m. A Navy commander accused of accepting prostitution services, theater tickets and other gifts from a Malaysian contractor in exchange for diverting ships to ports where the businessman’s company could submit fake tariffs has pleaded guilty to bribery charges. Cmdr. Michael Misiewicz entered his plea Thursday at a hearing in […]

Family Gospel Band Provided Soundtrack for Oregon Refuge Standoff

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:33
The Sharp Family Band field trip became a nightmare when the eldest daughter was among those arrested during a confrontation with the police.









Motorcycle diaries: The new wave of Indian bikers

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:31
The new wave of Indian bikers
Categories: BBC World News