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UW to build animal research lab underground

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:52
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Judges split on bail for Philly police officers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:47

Judges split on bail for Philly police officersThree Philadelphia police officers charged with conspiring to rob drug dealers of more than $500,000 in cash and cocaine were granted house arrest Monday, although two others were denied bail.


Feds: Violence pervasive in NYC youth jails

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:46

FILE - In this July 31, 2014 file photo, Rikers Island juvenile detention facility inmates walk single file to the jail's chapel for a visit from Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons and entertainer L.L. Cool J. The city’s juvenile jails are extremely violent and unsafe, the result of a deeply ingrained culture of violence in which guards routinely violate constitutional rights of teenage inmates and subject them to “rampant use of unnecessary and excessive force,” federal prosecutors said in a scathing report released Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's juvenile jails are extremely violent and unsafe, the result of a deeply ingrained culture of violence in which guards routinely violate constitutional rights of teenage inmates and subject them to "rampant use of unnecessary and excessive force," the federal government said in a scathing report released Monday.


Man charged in Mich. death of black girl weeps on stand

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:43

Theodore Wafer stands in the courtroom during his arraignment in DetroitTheodore Wafer, 55, is accused of killing Renisha McBride, 19, with a shotgun blast to the face through a screen door in Dearborn Heights after she knocked looking for help last November. I took that away from her." Wafer, an airport maintenance worker who is charged with second-degree murder in the racially charged case, faces up to life in prison if convicted. "I knew I had to get my gun," Wafer said. "I didn't know where this was going." Wafer has told police the shooting was an accident.


No new name for stepmother of boy missing 4 years

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:36
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The stepmother of an Oregon boy whose disappearance in 2010 touched off an intense search has failed to persuade a judge to let her change her name.

Prosecutor under fire in contested Texas execution

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:34

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice shows Cameron Todd Willingham who was executed in 2004 for setting fire to his Corsicana house, killing his 2-year-old daughter and 1-year-old twins. The Innocence Project announced Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, that it has filed a state bar grievance against John H. Jackson, a former judge who prosecuted, Willingham who was controversially executed on Feb. 17, 2004. (AP Photo/Texas Department of Criminal Justice, File)DALLAS (AP) — A nonprofit group on Monday accused the prosecutor in the case of a Texas man executed for the fire deaths of his three daughters of trying to cover up a jailhouse informant's recantation.


NY teen jails 'violent and unsafe'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:34
New York's juvenile jails are extremely violent and unsafe and violate the rights of their teenage inmates, a federal government report finds.
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LinkedIn pays $6M in unpaid wages, damages

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:28
NEW YORK (AP) — Professional networking service LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly $6 million in unpaid wages and damages to 359 current and former employees, the Labor Department said on Monday.

L.A.'s Sunset Boulevard reopens week after huge water main break

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:25

Emergency crews line Sunset Boulevard at the Westwood Plaza intersection after a broken thirty inch water main gushed water onto Sunset Boulevard near the UCLA campus in the Westwood section of Los AngelesBy Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sunset Boulevard reopened in Los Angeles on Monday, a week after part of the famed thoroughfare across America's second-largest city was shut down when a water main ruptured underneath it, spouting a 40-foot geyser and flooding part of the UCLA campus. Crews worked around the clock to fix the broken pipe, fill in the gaping hole left behind when it burst and re-pave the thoroughfare before the Monday morning commute, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said. The flood swamped campus athletic fields, underground parking garages and several buildings, including Pauley Pavilion, the arena built in 1965 which has become famous as home to the university's basketball teams. The school's athletic director said on Friday that the wooden flooring of Pauley Pavilion, which underwent a $136 million renovation completed in 2012, would have to be replaced.


APNewsBreak: Corps agrees to monitor dam pollution

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:24

This Nov. 19, 2012 file photo shows the high-flow release of water into the Colorado River from bypass tubes at Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Ariz. An advocacy group is calling the Colorado River the nation's most endangered waterway. An annual American Rivers report being released Wednesday April 17, 2013, doesn't call pollution the problem. It instead cites drought and demand. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher, file) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALESFor the first time in its history, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have to disclose the amount of pollutants its dams are sending into waterways in a groundbreaking legal settlement that could have broad implications for the Corps' hundreds of dams nationwide.


Ray Allen ponders joining LeBron James in Cleveland or retirement

NBA - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:27
Ray Allen could play one more year in the NBA. He is wanted, and he knows it. Or he could retire with no regrets, all business finished.
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