News aggregator

Obama to meet with Sanders at the White House

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:23

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will welcome Bernie Sanders to the White House on Wednesday, but he won’t necessarily feel the Bern. The long-discussed meeting between the sitting president and his sometime critic is a moment for the president to display public neutrality in the heated and unexpectedly tight primary race to replace him […]
Categories: Sports Center

Obama to meet with Sanders at the White House

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:23

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will welcome Bernie Sanders to the White House on Wednesday, but he won’t necessarily feel the Bern. The long-discussed meeting between the sitting president and his sometime critic is a moment for the president to display public neutrality in the heated and unexpectedly tight primary race to replace him […]
Categories: Sports Center

Obama to meet with Sanders at the White House

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:23

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will welcome Bernie Sanders to the White House on Wednesday, but he won’t necessarily feel the Bern. The long-discussed meeting between the sitting president and his sometime critic is a moment for the president to display public neutrality in the heated and unexpectedly tight primary race to replace him […]

VIDEO: When is it OK to wear pyjamas?

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:22
After a head teacher in Darlington, England, asked parents to stop wearing pyjamas on the school run, BBC News looks at where people wear their night clothes.
Categories: BBC World News

Texas dad who took away daughter's phone not guilty of theft

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:22
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas father who was accused of theft after he confiscated his 12-year-old daughter's cellphone over an inappropriate text has been acquitted of the misdemeanor charge.

Police: Woman wanted in shoveling scheme, burglary

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:21

 Woman wanted in shoveling scheme, burglaryNew Castle County police are trying to identify a woman they say forced her way into a 76-year-old woman's home in Claymont and stole cash and a debit card.


Dancer who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombings will run it

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:18

FILE - In this April 21, 2014 file photo, Timothy Haslet, left, and David Haslet, right, celebrate with their sister Adrianne Haslet-Davis at the finish line of the 118th Boston Marathon, after she completed a short distance of the course in Boston. Haslet-Davis said she is training to run the entire Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18, 2016. Haslet-Davis lost her left leg below the knee in the April 2013 bombing attacks, which killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)BOSTON (AP) — A professional ballroom dancer who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombings says she's training to run this year's race: all 26.2 miles of it.


Public Editor's Journal: Should The Times Have Been a Tougher Watchdog in Flint?

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:18
The Times wrote early about the problems, but then dropped the subject for many months









Italy minister says Iran statue cover-up ‘incomprehensible’

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:17

ROME (AP) — Italy’s culture minister has criticized as “incomprehensible” the decision to cover up naked statues at a Rome museum where Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was visiting, adding a new twist to the controversy that has dominated Rouhani’s deal-making visit to Italy. Culture Minister Dario Franceschini told reporters Wednesday that neither he nor Premier […]
Categories: Sports Center

Italy minister says Iran statue cover-up ‘incomprehensible’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:17

ROME (AP) — Italy’s culture minister has criticized as “incomprehensible” the decision to cover up naked statues at a Rome museum where Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was visiting, adding a new twist to the controversy that has dominated Rouhani’s deal-making visit to Italy. Culture Minister Dario Franceschini told reporters Wednesday that neither he nor Premier […]
Categories: Sports Center

Italy minister says Iran statue cover-up ‘incomprehensible’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:17

ROME (AP) — Italy’s culture minister has criticized as “incomprehensible” the decision to cover up naked statues at a Rome museum where Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was visiting, adding a new twist to the controversy that has dominated Rouhani’s deal-making visit to Italy. Culture Minister Dario Franceschini told reporters Wednesday that neither he nor Premier […]

Washington could revise its equal pay law for the first time since 1943 - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:16

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

Washington could revise its equal pay law for the first time since 1943
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)
Women make 77 cents on average for every dollar a man makes in Washington state. House Bill 1646 could help close that pay gap by preventing companies from discriminating in pay and promotions based on gender and from denying employees the right ...

and more »

New York City cab driver accused of stealing friend's winning Powerball ticket

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:15

New York City cab driver accused of stealing friend's winning Powerball ticketPolice say a New York cab driver is under arrest for allegedly stealing his friend's winning lottery ticket.


Federal pain panel rife with links to pharma companies

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:14

FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Nearly a third of the members on a government panel that made headlines by calling an effort to curb overprescribing of OxyContin and other painkillers "horrible," have drug-industry ties. The Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee is a government advisory panel of federal scientists, outside academics and patient representatives. Of the 18 committee members at a recent meeting to discuss government handling of pain issues, at least five had financial connections to painkiller manufacturers. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal panel that has recently criticized efforts to cut back on painkiller prescriptions is studded with members who have financial ties to drug companies.


Lake Washington sockeye a topic of discussion Thursday with legislature

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:08

The state of the Lake Washington sockeye fishery has been on semi-life support for quite some time, and those looking to pump life back into it are now stepping up to the legislature in Olympia for help. A few years ago the legislature provided $150,000 for a study on juvenile predation conducted by the University of […]
Categories: Sports Center

Lake Washington sockeye a topic of discussion Thursday with legislature

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:08

The state of the Lake Washington sockeye fishery has been on semi-life support for quite some time, and those looking to pump life back into it are now stepping up to the legislature in Olympia for help. A few years ago the legislature provided $150,000 for a study on juvenile predation conducted by the University of […]
Categories: Sports Center

Lake Washington sockeye a topic of discussion Thursday with legislature

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:08

The state of the Lake Washington sockeye fishery has been on semi-life support for quite some time, and those looking to pump life back into it are now stepping up to the legislature in Olympia for help. A few years ago the legislature provided $150,000 for a study on juvenile predation conducted by the University of […]

Teen in Los Angeles County tested positive for Zika after travel abroad

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:04

Handout image shows a transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of the Zika virusA teenage girl in Los Angeles County who had traveled to El Salvador in late November tested positive for the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus but has since recovered, public health officials said. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said in a statement on Tuesday that it is conducting surveillance to identify any infected travelers returning to the county. U.S. officials have said that a Virginia resident and an Arkansas resident who had each traveled outside the United States also tested positive for the virus.


Police: Suspect sought in Center City cell phone robberies

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:03

 Suspect sought in Center City cell phone robberiesPhiladelphia police are looking for the gunman behind two armed robberies that happened an hour apart in Center City.


Councilman comes to rescue of snowed in couple

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:01

Councilman comes to rescue of snowed in coupleFor most, the blizzard meant a day off, but one city leader went above the call of duty when a Wilmington resident was snowed in and facing a life or death situation.