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Website no longer paying bills? Try banking on another browser

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:57
Sadly, browser compatibility has not been standardized, writes Patrick Marshall, so when a problem comes up in using a certain website, first simply try a different browser. He also has how-to answers for readers wanting to access an old CD-ROM and disable an annoying applet.

Ex-football star Irving Fryar convicted in mortgage scam

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:56

Ex-football star Irving Fryar convicted in mortgage scamFormer NFL star Irving Fryar has been found guilty in New Jersey of a role in a mortgage scam and faces up to 10 years in prison.


Tech Spotlight: PayScale tracks how much everyone is getting paid

NBA - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:55
PayScale asks your co-workers how much they are getting paid so you don’t have to.
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Tech Spotlight: PayScale tracks how much everyone is getting paid

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:55
PayScale asks your co-workers how much they are getting paid so you don’t have to.
Categories: Sports Center

Tech Spotlight: PayScale tracks how much everyone is getting paid

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:55
PayScale asks your co-workers how much they are getting paid so you don’t have to.

Carbon monoxide leak prompts evacuation of assisted living facility

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:51

Carbon monoxide leak prompts evacuation of assisted living facilityAn assisted living facility in Hockessin, Delaware was evacuated Friday after elevated levels of carbon monoxide were detected in the building.


Man serving sentence in killing of Colorado socialite found hanged

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:51
William Styler, 67, hung himself with part of a bedsheet and was discovered in his cell on Thursday morning at the state's Arrowhead Correctional Center in Cañon City, 35 miles southwest of Colorado Springs, said Fremont County Coroner Randy Keller. An autopsy conducted on Friday morning confirmed Styler died of suicide due to hanging, Keller said. Styler last year pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Nancy Pfister, the daughter of Art and Betty Pfister who co-founded the Buttermilk ski area in the 1950s.

Your Evening Briefing

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:50
Catch up on the day’s top stories.









Texas grants surviving spouse status in same-sex death certificate

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:49
Texas has issued surviving spouse status to a man whose husband died earlier this year, a move that came after a federal judge ordered the state to do so, officials said on Friday. Texas, where Republican leaders have tried to push back against gay marriage, had balked at recognizing John Stone-Hoskins as the surviving spouse on the death certificate of James Stone-Hoskins, according to court documents. The Texas Department of State Health Services said the amended death certificate was issued on Thursday evening.

Your Friday Evening Briefing

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:48
Our nightly rundown will get you caught up on the day’s big stories.









Georgia prison escapee nabbed in Florida after three decades

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:46
Willie Lee Austin, 60, was serving a 15-year sentence for armed robbery when he escaped from Georgia's Central State Correctional Institute in December 1981, the U.S. Marshals Service said in a news release. At the time, he was a "trusty," an inmate allowed to work outside the prison not under constant supervision, Georgia Department of Corrections spokeswoman Gwendolyn Hogan said in an email. Investigators recently determined a possible alias that led them to an address for Austin in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida.

Nascar driver sued over race death

BBC World News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:43
The family of a racing driver who was struck and killed by Nascar star Tony Stewart file a wrongful death suit against him.
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Opposing Iran Nuclear Deal, Chuck Schumer Rattles Democratic Firewall

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:35
Mr. Schumer, a powerful voice, joins the resistance among Democrats concentrated in two heavily Jewish areas, Greater New York City and South Florida.









In Philadelphia, pope to use podium where Lincoln gave famed address

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:35

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to attend an audience for altar servers at St. Peter's Square in Vatican CityWhen Pope Francis addresses a crowd of thousands at Philadelphia's Independence Hall next month, he will speak from the same lectern that slain U.S. President Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address, officials said on Friday. The pope's address at Independence Hall will come on the second-to-last day of his first trip as Pontiff to the United States, after he will have spoken to the U.S. Congress and United Nations and before an open-air Sunday mass that is expected to draw up to 2 million attendees. Lincoln's famous 272-word address, given on Nov. 19, 1863 after the bloodiest battle of the U.S. Civil War is famed as a celebration of U.S. values and a defense of the conflict that ended slavery in the then-young nation.


In a First, a Sudanese Migrant Nearly Crosses the English Channel on Foot

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:34
The authorities arrested Abdul Rahman Haroun, who evaded 400 security cameras and walked about 30 miles underground, dodging trains traveling at up to 100 miles per hour.









Pope to use Lincoln's Gettysburg lectern in Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:29

The lectern President Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address is seen as John Meko, with The Union League of Philadelphia, speaks during a news conference, Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, in Philadelphia. Pope Francis will use the lectern when he speaks outside Philadelphia's Independence Hall in September. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Pope Francis speaks outside Independence Hall in September, he will stand at the same lectern that President Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address.


Man charged with shooting police officer held without bond

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:26
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Prosecutors say a grand jury will hear evidence against the man arrested in connection with this week's death of a police officer in the northwest Louisiana city of Shreveport.

Seahawks Training Camp: Aug. 7

NBA - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:25
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Seahawks Training Camp: Aug. 7

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:25
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