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Police: Florida woman lied about kidnapping to skip work

NBA - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:45
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Panhandle woman is accused of making up a lie about being kidnapped so she wouldn’t have to return to her job as a night shift nursing assistant. In a news release, the Panama City Police Department said its officers and other agencies spent several hours Monday morning looking […]
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Police: Florida woman lied about kidnapping to skip work

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:45
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Panhandle woman is accused of making up a lie about being kidnapped so she wouldn’t have to return to her job as a night shift nursing assistant. In a news release, the Panama City Police Department said its officers and other agencies spent several hours Monday morning looking […]
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Appeals court reinstates wage rules for home care workers

NBA - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:35
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday revived Obama administration regulations that guarantee overtime and minimum wage protection to nearly 2 million home health care workers. The ruling was a victory for worker advocacy groups and labor unions that have long sought higher wages for domestic workers who help the elderly and disabled […]
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Appeals court reinstates wage rules for home care workers

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:35
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday revived Obama administration regulations that guarantee overtime and minimum wage protection to nearly 2 million home health care workers. The ruling was a victory for worker advocacy groups and labor unions that have long sought higher wages for domestic workers who help the elderly and disabled […]
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Firefighters to homeowners: ‘No time for heroics’

NBA - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:34
Temperatures are expected to cool, but sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph will challenge firefighters across Central Washington. President Obama has declared a state of emergency.
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Firefighters to homeowners: ‘No time for heroics’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:34
Temperatures are expected to cool, but sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph will challenge firefighters across Central Washington. President Obama has declared a state of emergency.
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Agency won’t open probe into Toyota unintended acceleration

NBA - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:30
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators have rejected an electrical engineer’s request to investigate low-speed unintended acceleration in Toyota and Lexus cars. The petition was the latest in a string of claims that Toyota vehicles can accelerate on their own dating to 2009. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in documents posted Friday, said that […]
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Agency won’t open probe into Toyota unintended acceleration

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:30
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators have rejected an electrical engineer’s request to investigate low-speed unintended acceleration in Toyota and Lexus cars. The petition was the latest in a string of claims that Toyota vehicles can accelerate on their own dating to 2009. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in documents posted Friday, said that […]
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Lamp in iguana cage sparks fire in school; reptile rescued

NBA - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:30
HUDSON, N.H. (AP) — Officials say a malfunction in a lamp keeping an iguana warm sparked a fire in a New Hampshire high school. WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1E87xDY ) that firefighters were called to the Alvirne High School shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday. When they arrived, smoke was coming out of windows from all three floors […]
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Lamp in iguana cage sparks fire in school; reptile rescued

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:30
HUDSON, N.H. (AP) — Officials say a malfunction in a lamp keeping an iguana warm sparked a fire in a New Hampshire high school. WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1E87xDY ) that firefighters were called to the Alvirne High School shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday. When they arrived, smoke was coming out of windows from all three floors […]
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Fears over China and Greece push down US stocks for 2nd day

NBA - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:29
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are dropping sharply for a second day following a sell-off in major indexes around the world on growing evidence that China’s economy is slowing. The new bout of global selling followed news of a survey showing manufacturers on the mainland continue to contract. Investors are also worried about more […]
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Fears over China and Greece push down US stocks for 2nd day

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:29
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are dropping sharply for a second day following a sell-off in major indexes around the world on growing evidence that China’s economy is slowing. The new bout of global selling followed news of a survey showing manufacturers on the mainland continue to contract. Investors are also worried about more […]
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NYC police: Subway rider bites passenger over seat request

NBA - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:15
NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City say a woman pushed, scratched and bit a subway rider who tried to sit in a seat that had her bag on it. The alleged subway rage occurred aboard a Manhattan-bound F train from Queens last Friday. Police say the 45-year-old victim asked a woman to […]
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NYC police: Subway rider bites passenger over seat request

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:15
NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City say a woman pushed, scratched and bit a subway rider who tried to sit in a seat that had her bag on it. The alleged subway rage occurred aboard a Manhattan-bound F train from Queens last Friday. Police say the 45-year-old victim asked a woman to […]
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Police: Man who beat homeless Mexican said ‘Trump was right’

NBA - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:10
BOSTON (AP) — The Mexican government has confirmed that a homeless Boston man police say was beaten by two brothers, one of whom said he was inspired by Donald Trump’s views on immigrants, was a citizen of Mexico. The brothers urinated on the 58-year-old man, punched him and beat him with a metal pole while […]
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Police: Man who beat homeless Mexican said ‘Trump was right’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:10
BOSTON (AP) — The Mexican government has confirmed that a homeless Boston man police say was beaten by two brothers, one of whom said he was inspired by Donald Trump’s views on immigrants, was a citizen of Mexico. The brothers urinated on the 58-year-old man, punched him and beat him with a metal pole while […]
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Federal workers with sensitive jobs used cheating website

NBA - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:08
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government employees with sensitive jobs in national security or law enforcement were among hundreds of federal workers found to be using government networks to access and pay membership fees to the cheating website Ashley Madison, The Associated Press has learned. The list includes at least two assistant U.S. attorneys, an information […]
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Federal workers with sensitive jobs used cheating website

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:08
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government employees with sensitive jobs in national security or law enforcement were among hundreds of federal workers found to be using government networks to access and pay membership fees to the cheating website Ashley Madison, The Associated Press has learned. The list includes at least two assistant U.S. attorneys, an information […]
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As cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on work

NBA - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:08
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter says he will step back from his humanitarian work and surround himself with his family as he undergoes three months of treatment for melanoma cancer. This weekend, relatives will gather in his tiny hometown of Plains, Georgia, to celebrate his wife’s 88th birthday. He plans to teach Sunday […]
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As cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on work

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:08
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter says he will step back from his humanitarian work and surround himself with his family as he undergoes three months of treatment for melanoma cancer. This weekend, relatives will gather in his tiny hometown of Plains, Georgia, to celebrate his wife’s 88th birthday. He plans to teach Sunday […]
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