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Police: Man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 09:09

 Man faked coma for 2 years to avoid courtHe might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card.


AP NewsAlert

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 09:06
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — AP NewsBreak: California prisons to end policy that segregated inmates by race after riots.

Gunman Panics Ottawa, Killing Soldier in Spree at Capital

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 09:04
Shots fired inside the Parliament building, before the assailant was killed, stoked fears across Canada, a nation already on alert for terrorism.






U.N.C. Says Athletes Took Fake Classes

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 09:03
A report finds that classes requiring no attendance and little work were common knowledge among academic counselors and football coaches.

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 09:00

The sun sets on Parliament Hill as seen across the river from Ottawa, Ontario, in Gatineau, Quebec, Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. A gunman opened fire at the National War Memorial, killing a soldier, then moved to nearby Parliament Hill and was shot and killed by Parliament's sergeant-at-arms. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Fred Chartrand)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:


Man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:56

 Man faked coma for 2 years to avoid courtHe might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card.


Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:54
NEW YORK (AP) — A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday, far exceeding pre-sale estimates and outdoing a previous high price of more than $671,000 paid in Germany last year.

U.S. Plans 21-Day Watch of Travelers From Ebola-Hit Nations

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:54
Travelers from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone must report their temperatures and any symptoms daily.






Testimony of Gigi Jordan’s Friend Disputes Motive in Killing of Autistic Son

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:52
A woman who has known Ms. Jordan for decades told jurors that years earlier, she said she would kill herself and the boy if an experimental treatment did not relieve his symptoms.

Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell "disappointed'' it didn't work out for Percy Harvin in Seattle, says Harvin never expressed disappointment in role

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:50
When the Seahawks acquired Percy Harvin in March, 2013, one reason for optimism that it would be a good fit is that Seattle offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell had also been the OC at Minnesota for Harvin's first two years in the NFL.

Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:50
A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and wounding eight people in what police called a terror attack.

Tate boss Serota tops art power list

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:46
Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota is named the most powerful figure in the art world.
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Golden larches and snow’s first dusting

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:46
Seattle Times reader Selvakumar Srinivasan’s photo of autumn color at Maple Pass in the North Cascades.

Columbia king fishery near Bridgeport still going strong

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:46
Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler:

Ebola and travel: You're getting nervous, changing plans, shows Times poll

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:46
Amid all the news about Ebola, Seattle Times readers are getting nervous about travel.

Despite Earlier Confession, Suspect in Indiana Killings Refuses to Speak in Court

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:45
The initial hearing for the suspect, Darren Vann, was postponed until next week after he refused to speak to the judge.

US journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:44

In this image released by Nebraska Medical Center, from left, Dr. Levy, Mukpo, Ashoka Mukpo and his partner Helen Finlay, embrace shortly after Ashoka, an American video journalist who has recovered from Ebola, was released from Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nebraska Medical Center, Taylor Wilson)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said.


Blackwater Guards Found Guilty in 2007 Iraq Killings

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:43
A federal jury found that the shooting deaths of 17 Iraqi civilians were not a battlefield tragedy, but the result of a criminal act.






Thousands in Iran Protest Acid Attacks on Women

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:39
Demonstrations erupted after assaults that coincided with the passage of a law designed to protect those who correct people deemed to be acting in an “un-Islamic” way.