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Uganda alert after terror warning

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 07:46
Ugandan police stepped up security in the capital Kampala following a "specific threat" of an attack on its main international airport on Thursday.
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Signed Lou Gehrig glove could sell for $200K

Seattle Mariners - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 07:46
It was some 80 years ago that Lou Gehrig and the 12-year-old son of a songwriter got bored with talk of music and opted to play catch instead.
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Founder of Jewish Renewal movement dies at 89

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 07:43

This circa 2009 photo from the Alliance for Jewish Renewal shows Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, a founder of the Jewish Renewal movement. Schachter-Shalomi died in his sleep after a long illness at his home in Boulder, Colo., early Thursday, July 3, 2014. He was 89. Schachter-Shalomi started the renewal movement in the early 1960's as a way to use contemporary religious and political scholarship to re-examine Judaism after the Holocaust. (AP Photo/Alliance for Jewish Renewal)BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, a founder of the Jewish Renewal movement and a widely influential figure in contemporary Jewish thought and practice, has died in his Boulder, Colorado, home. He was 89.


Police: Dad sent nude photos while boy sat in car

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 07:43

Justin Ross Harris, right, the father of a toddler who died after police say he was left in a hot car for about seven hours, arrives for his bond hearing at Cobb County Magistrate Court Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Marietta, Ga. Harris is currently being held without bond on a child cruelty charge and a murder charge. (AP Photo/David Goldman)MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who police say intentionally killed his toddler son by leaving the boy inside a hot SUV was exchanging nude photos with women the day his son died and had looked at websites that advocated against having children, a detective testified Thursday.


Holmes' lawyers dispute that victims were misled

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 07:41
DENVER (AP) — Lawyers for the man charged with the Colorado theater shootings are disputing prosecutors' allegations that a representative of the defense team acted improperly.

Dad 'killed toddler left in hot car'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 07:35
A man accused of killing his son by leaving him inside a hot car will stand trial, a judge rules, as police say evidence suggests intent.
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Boat fire spreads to homes in Egg Harbor Twp.

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 07:34

Boat fire spreads to homes in Egg Harbor Twp.Flames broke out on a boat in Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County and spread to two homes.


Tennessee man wins $153.5 million in state's largest lottery jackpot

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 07:27
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A self-employed Tennessee man on Thursday claimed a cool $153.5 million cash prize after winning the largest Powerball prize in state history. Roy Cockrum of Knoxville matched all six numbers in the Tennessee Powerball on June 11 to win the $259.8 million grand prize. The 58-year-old chose the $153.5 lump sum rather than a series of payments, the Tennessee Lottery said in a statement. Cockrum said in the statement that when he realized he had won the jackpot, it "literally knocked me to my knees." Cockrum then said a little prayer, picked himself up, put the winning ticket in his wallet and went to pick up his mother.

Injured guard Tanisha Wright returns to Storm practice court

Seattle Storm - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 05:08
Veteran guard Tanisha Wright, who missed the past five games with a bruised knee, returned to practice Wednesday and hopes to play for the Storm on Thursday against the Los Angeles Sparks.
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