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Vermont man found guilty of lying about war gets new trial

Yahoo! National News - 57 min 49 sec ago
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man who was found guilty of lying about his participation in war crimes that occurred during the 1992 Bosnia-Herzegovina conflict will receive a new trial.

Oregon ballpark fire blamed on boys playing with fire

Yahoo! National News - 58 min 44 sec ago

Onlookers watch the Civic Stadium burn in Eugene, Ore., Monday, June 29, 2015. The stadium was approved by voters in 1938 during the Great Depression and opened that same year. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard via AP)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A massive fire that destroyed Eugene's historic Civic Stadium was caused by four boys playing with fire who fled when the flames got out of control, investigators said Thursday.


Ex-NYC firefighter who responded on 9/11 wins $5M in lottery

Yahoo! National News - 59 min 34 sec ago

Scratch-off lottery ticket nets retired FDNY firefighter $5 millionNEW YORK (AP) — A retired New York City firefighter who responded to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 has won $5 million on a lottery scratch-off ticket.


Dozens arrested in Delaware drug bust

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 2 min ago

Dozens arrested in Delaware drug bustAuthorities in Delaware have arrested 35 people in a massive bust targeting violent criminals and drug traffickers in Kent and Sussex County.


FDA clears drug for leading form of cystic fibrosis

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 3 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have approved a new combination drug for the most common form of cystic fibrosis, the debilitating inherited disease that causes internal mucus buildup, lung infections and early death. But it will come at a steep price — more than $250,000 for a year's treatment.

Body of 17-year-old swimmer recovered from Monroe Township lake

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 5 min ago

Body of 17-year-old swimmer recovered from Monroe Township lakeRescue crews have recovered the body of a teenager who drowned in Monroe Township, Gloucester County.


'Citizen of the year' gets 14 years in California fraud case

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 6 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former California real estate developer once honored as his city's citizen of the year was sentenced Thursday to the maximum 14 years in prison for bilking investors who poured millions of dollars into failed development projects.

I.M.F. Agrees With Athens That Greece Needs Debt Relief

New York Times Headlines - 1 hour 6 min ago
The fund conceded an argument long made by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, even as it blamed the current government for making matters worse.









$18.7B deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spill

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 6 min ago

FILE - In this April 21, 2010, file photo, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice, La. BP and five Gulf states announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday, July 2, 2015, that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant’s oil spill in 2010. The settlement involves Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to an estimated $53.8 billion.


Palmyra statues 'destroyed by IS'

BBC World News - 1 hour 8 min ago
The Islamic State group publishes photos of militants destroying what it says are six statues looted from the ancient ruins of Palmyra in Syria.
Categories: BBC World News

Police quickly nab bank robbery suspect in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 9 min ago

Police quickly nab bank robbery suspect in WilmingtonA suspect who robbed a bank in Wilmington and fled was apprehended thanks to some quick police work.


Obama draws sharp contrasts with 'mean' Republicans

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 10 min ago

President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse, in La Crosse, Wis., Thursday, July 2, 2015, about the economy and to promote a proposed Labor Department rule that would make more workers eligible for overtime. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in the state where the GOP governor was preparing to enter the vast 2016 presidential field.


VIDEO: How prevalent is church arson in the US?

BBC World News - 1 hour 11 min ago
A series of seemingly unrelated fires at predominantly black churches has authorities searching for answers just weeks after a racially motivated mass shooting.
Categories: BBC World News

Expert says "hit list" was written by Delaware court gunman

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 11 min ago
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A supposed "hit list" and two homemade death certificates found after a shooting at a Delaware courthouse in 2013 were written by the gunman whose widow and children are being tried on federal conspiracy and cyberstalking charges, a defense handwriting expert testified Thursday.

Yellowstone loses radio frequencies used to track wildlife

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 13 min ago

This May 17, 2014 photo from Wolves of the Rockies shows a black female wolf known as 889F wearing a satellite tracking colla,r in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. This black female wolf has a white and black satellite collar on her neck. Government researchers have lost their license to a set of radio frequencies used to track more than 100 radio-collared wolves and elk at Yellowstone. Yellowstone biologist Doug Smith said Thursday, July 2, 2015 that new licensee NorthWestern Energy is letting the research work continue, allowing the park to avoid more than $450,000 in estimated costs to restart the program.(Wolves of the Rockies via AP)BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Researchers at Yellowstone National Park have lost their license for a set of radio frequencies used to track more than 100 radio-collared wolves and elk.


Plane diverts to Ohio airport after alleged threats by flier

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 14 min ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a plane headed from St. Louis to Washington, D.C., was diverted to central Ohio after a pilot reported a disruptive passenger made threatening statements.

The Latest: Prison escapee stole booze from camp, agent says

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 16 min ago
MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — The latest on the capture of one convicted murderer from a maximum-security prison and the killing of the other (all times local):

Microsoft adds detail to Windows launch timeline

NBA - 1 hour 16 min ago
Windows 10 will start to make its way to consumers near the end of this month, and businesses will be able to get their hands on Microsoft’s upcoming operating system a few days later. Terry Myerson, the executive leading the development of Windows (along with all of Microsoft’s hardware after last month’s reorganization), in a blog post […]
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Microsoft adds detail to Windows launch timeline

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 16 min ago
Windows 10 will start to make its way to consumers near the end of this month, and businesses will be able to get their hands on Microsoft’s upcoming operating system a few days later. Terry Myerson, the executive leading the development of Windows (along with all of Microsoft’s hardware after last month’s reorganization), in a blog post […]
Categories: Sports Center

Microsoft adds detail to Windows launch timeline

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 16 min ago
Windows 10 will start to make its way to consumers near the end of this month, and businesses will be able to get their hands on Microsoft’s upcoming operating system a few days later. Terry Myerson, the executive leading the development of Windows (along with all of Microsoft’s hardware after last month’s reorganization), in a blog post […]