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Disney removes Bill Cosby statue at theme park

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:47
Statue taken down at Hollywood Studios theme park
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Disney removes Bill Cosby statue at theme park

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:47
Statue taken down at Hollywood Studios theme park

AccuWeather: Humid, Spotty Downpours Today

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:38

 Humid, Spotty Downpours TodayMeteorologist David Murphy says Thursday also looks humid with some late thunderstorms. Friday will be a lot nicer.


Suicide attempts most common in newer soldiers, study found

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:35

FILE - In this June 29, 2009 file photo, U.S. Army soldiers walk in a line at a reenlistment ceremony for a comrade in Baqouba, Iraq. New research published Wednesday, July 8, 2015 in JAMA Psychiatry shows war-time suicide attempts in the Army are most common in early-career enlisted soldiers who have not been deployed, while officers are less likely to try to end their lives. The study looked at data on nearly 1,000 suicide attempts among almost 1 million active-duty Army members during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, from 2004 to 2009. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)CHICAGO (AP) — War-time suicide attempts in the Army are most common in newer enlisted soldiers who have not been deployed, while officers are less likely to try to end their lives. At both levels, attempts are more common among women and those without a high school diploma, according to a study billed as the most comprehensive analysis of a problem that has plagued the U.S. military in recent years.


Betting on the New York Ferris Wheel to Elevate Staten Island’s Fortunes

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:30
The city is hoping that what will be the world’s largest Ferris wheel, accompanied by an outlet mall and a 200-room hotel, will lure tourists to the overlooked borough.









First-Time Farmers Markets, Outdoor Live Music, Paella Night

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:30

First-Time Farmers Markets, Outdoor Live Music, Paella NightThe first ever farmers market at the Lamar Station Plaza in Lakewood will kick off today, July 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. This market will feature local produce from Miller Farms, food, music, arts & crafts, and family activities. The location of this plaza happens to be the parking lot of Casa Bonita. GOLDEN — Every Wednesday this summer beginning at 5:30 p.m., The Briarwood Inn is offering live music on its patio.


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Weekend awash with local festivals, parades, and Milk Carton Derby

NBA - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:30
Seafair Milk Carton Derby, July 11, Seattle; Wallingford Family Parade, July 11, Seattle; Ballard SeafoodFest, July 11-12, Seattle: Mercer Island Summer Celebration, July 11-12; Kent Cornucopia Days, July 10-12.
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Weekend awash with local festivals, parades, and Milk Carton Derby

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:30
Seafair Milk Carton Derby, July 11, Seattle; Wallingford Family Parade, July 11, Seattle; Ballard SeafoodFest, July 11-12, Seattle: Mercer Island Summer Celebration, July 11-12; Kent Cornucopia Days, July 10-12.
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Weekend awash with local festivals, parades, and Milk Carton Derby

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:30
Seafair Milk Carton Derby, July 11, Seattle; Wallingford Family Parade, July 11, Seattle; Ballard SeafoodFest, July 11-12, Seattle: Mercer Island Summer Celebration, July 11-12; Kent Cornucopia Days, July 10-12.

Mother arraigned, jailed in death of toddler found in ravine

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:28
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mother of a 2-year-old Pennsylvania girl found dead in a ravine has been arraigned on charges she asphyxiated her after becoming angry about helping the toddler clean herself after using the toilet.

APNewsBreak: NYC to offer non-bail option for some suspects

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:28

In this photo taken Tuesday, July 7, 2015, a bail bonds sign hangs on the side of a bail bonds business near Brooklyn's courthouse complex and jail in New York. Officials say they’re eliminating cash bail for thousands of New Yorkers accused of misdemeanor and non-violent felonies in an effort to divert them from the Rikers Island jail complex. An $18 million plan to be unveiled Wednesday, July 8, will allow judges to instead require that people accused of certain crimes be monitored while they wait for their trial. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of New Yorkers accused of low-level or non-violent crimes won't face the prospect of raising cash for bail under a plan that seeks to keep such suspects out of the troubled Rikers Island jail complex.


Ground stop cancelled, United Airlines flights resume

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:27

United suffers 2nd major grounding in 2 monthsThe FAA says all United Airlines flights have resumed after a nationwide mid-morning ground stop due to automation issues.


Texas man dies after setting off firework from chest

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:26
A 30-year-old postal worker in Texas has died after shooting a firework off his chest during a night out with friends, officials said on Wednesday. Justin Bartek was rushed to a hospital in Columbus, Texas, about 90 miles southeast of Austin, on Tuesday after the incident and later died of his injuries, they said. Bartek was at a fishing and picnic spot on the Colorado River when he launched the firework, suffering critical injuries, the sheriff's office said, adding medical examiners will conduct an autopsy.

Suburban Detroit police hope squirrel mug shot helps crack nut theft case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:25
By Serena Maria Daniels DETROIT (Reuters) - Police in the Detroit suburb of Shelby Township are hoping a social media post about a felonious squirrel will help authorities locate some 28,000 pounds of stolen snack nuts. Alas, the mock mug shot of the rodent, posted on the department's Facebook page on Tuesday, has not produced any leads on the actual culprit, Detective Lieutenant Jason Schmittler said. Authorities found the rig abandoned in Detroit on July 1 but about 28,000 pounds of packaged walnuts and other snack nuts - worth an estimated $128,000 - were missing.

Colombian rebels call ceasefire

BBC World News - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:22
Colombia's Farc rebels call a one-month unilateral ceasefire starting on 20 July, but the government says more needs to be done.
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Back-to-Basics Campaign Seems to Suit Lindsey Graham Just Fine

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:21
While other presidential candidates rely on high-tech strategies and social media, Mr. Graham of South Carolina holds to old-school tactics.









Judge orders cancellation of Redskins trademark registration

NBA - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:20
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of the Washington Redskins’ trademark registration, ruling that the team name may be disparaging to Native Americans. The ruling by Judge Gerald Bruce Lee affirms an earlier finding by an administrative appeal board. Bruce ordered the federal Patent and Trademark Office to cancel […]
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Judge orders cancellation of Redskins trademark registration

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:20
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of the Washington Redskins’ trademark registration, ruling that the team name may be disparaging to Native Americans. The ruling by Judge Gerald Bruce Lee affirms an earlier finding by an administrative appeal board. Bruce ordered the federal Patent and Trademark Office to cancel […]
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Judge orders cancellation of Redskins trademark registration

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:20
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of the Washington Redskins’ trademark registration, ruling that the team name may be disparaging to Native Americans. The ruling by Judge Gerald Bruce Lee affirms an earlier finding by an administrative appeal board. Bruce ordered the federal Patent and Trademark Office to cancel […]

House moves to ban Confederate flag in federal cemeteries

NBA - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 00:20
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to ban the display of Confederate flags at historic federal cemeteries in the deep South. The low-profile move came late Tuesday after a brief debate on a measure funding the National Park Service, which maintains 14 national cemeteries, most of which contain graves of Civil War soldiers. The […]
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