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Hillary Clinton, mayor take heat over racially charged joke

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:17

FILE - In this April 9, 2016 file photo, Leslie Odum Jr., left, from the Broadway musical "Hamilton," presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, perform at the 94th annual Inner Circle Dinner in New York. Clinton and de Blasio have come under fire over their comedy skit at the show that some people feel was racially insensitive. Many in the room where it happened, which was filled with New York politicians, power brokers and reporters, laughed at the joke. But it soon made its way around social media and drew some scornful media coverage. (David Handschuh/The Inner Circle Via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDITNEW YORK (AP) — Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Mayor Bill de Blasio have come under fire over a comedy skit that some people feel was racially insensitive.


Georgia executes man for 1996 murder of female neighbor

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:15

Georgia death row inmate Kenneth Fults is seen in an undated pictureKenneth Earl Fults, 47, died at 7:37 p.m. at a state prison in Jackson, Georgia, Attorney General Sam Olens said. Fults shot 19-year-old Cathy Bounds five times in the back of the head after breaking into her home in Spalding County, according to a court synopsis of the case. Bounds begged for her life and offered Fults the rings off her fingers before he wrapped more than 6 feet of electrical tape around her head, forced her into a bedroom and placed her face down on her bed, where he shot her, court documents said.


Boy rescued from Chester County creek: I kept on sinking

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:15

 I kept on sinking12-year-old Miles Bryant was playing in the woods next to his home with his 9-year-old brother and a friend when the creek wall he was walking along collapsed, trapping him in the cold water.


Nebraska Legislature Rejects Winner-Take-All Electoral Vote System

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:14
The current system allows for Electoral College votes to be split between candidates and parties, and gives Democrats a chance to win a vote in a conservative state.









Taxpayers pick up bulk of rehab bill for 'affluenza' Texan: newspaper

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:12

File photo of Ethan Couch is seen in a booking photo released by the Tarrant County Sheriff's Department in Ft Worth, TexasTexas taxpayers picked up most of the $200,000 bill for the so-called affluenza teen's court-ordered rehabilitation in a probation deal that kept him out of prison for killing four while driving drunk, a newspaper reported on Tuesday. Ethan Couch, who turned 19 this week and was 16 at the time of the incident, will be in a Tarrant County adult court on Wednesday for a likely determination of how much time behind bars he must spend for violating the probation deal. Taxpayers paid more than $150,000 of the bill for his year-long rehabilitation because his parents were unable to pay for all of the treatment, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram said, citing court documents.


Kendall and Kylie Jenner's Hair Guru Recommends Keeping it Simple for Coachella

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:12
Says Scotty Cunha, "Go with your natural texture."
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Rousseff accuses deputy of coup plot

BBC World News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:09
President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil denounces a "coup" plot against her, suggesting that Vice-President Michel Temer is one of the "conspirators".
Categories: BBC World News

Garden-care giant to drop chemicals linked to bee declines

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:07

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2010, file photo, honey bees work during the Pennsylvania Farm Show and the Pennsylvania Farm Show and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa. Garden-care giant Ortho said Tuesday, April 12, 2016, it will stop using a class of chemicals widely believed to harm bees. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)DENVER (AP) — Amid ominous warnings about threats to pollinators and the food crops they make possible, garden-care giant Ortho said Tuesday it will stop using a class of chemicals widely believed to harm the most important pollinators of all: bees.


Obama taps women's museum as monument

BBC World News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:04
President Barack Obama has dedicated a new national monument to women's equality as he and others pushed for equal pay for women.
Categories: BBC World News

Man sought in carjacking outside Lawrenceville Acme

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:03

Man sought in carjacking outside Lawrenceville AcmePolice in Mercer County have released a picture of the man wanted in the attack of a 77-year-old woman in an Acme parking lot.


First Draft: Hillary Clinton Puts Racially Charged Skit on Bill de Blasio’s Shoulders

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:02
“Well, look, it was Mayor de Blasio’s skit,” said Mrs. Clinton, who is courting black voters in the New York primary.









White Pass - 4/12/2016 4:52:59 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:02
White Pass US12
4/12/2016 4:52:59 PM

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Satus Pass - 4/12/2016 4:43:37 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:02
Satus Pass US97
4/12/2016 4:43:37 PM

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Stevens Pass - 4/12/2016 5:00:02 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:02
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4/12/2016 5:00:02 PM

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Blewett Pass - 4/12/2016 4:54:19 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:02
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4/12/2016 4:54:19 PM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/12/2016 4:53:58 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:02
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4/12/2016 4:53:58 PM

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North Carolina Governor Tries to Step Back From Bias Law

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 07:57
A provision limiting transgender people’s bathroom access stands, but Gov. Pat McCrory has signed an executive order to allow discrimination claims.









The Latest: Rescuers find pair stranded on Alaska glacier

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 07:57
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the rescue of two skiers who were stranded on an Alaska glacier (all times local):

South Koreans go to the polls in parliamentary election

NBA - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 07:56

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans are voting in a parliamentary election that many predict will hand President Park Geun-hye’s conservative party a decisive win, despite frustrations over a sluggish economy. If Wednesday’s vote allows the ruling Saenuri Party to comfortably regain its majority over a divided opposition, as pollsters predict, it raises expectations […]
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South Koreans go to the polls in parliamentary election

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 07:56

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans are voting in a parliamentary election that many predict will hand President Park Geun-hye’s conservative party a decisive win, despite frustrations over a sluggish economy. If Wednesday’s vote allows the ruling Saenuri Party to comfortably regain its majority over a divided opposition, as pollsters predict, it raises expectations […]
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