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Sinkhole opens on Port Richmond street

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:57

Sinkhole opens on Port Richmond streetA large sinkhole has opened on a street in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia.


Church of England Votes in Favor of Women Bishops

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:50
The Church of England voted Monday to allow women to enter its top ranks as bishops after years of bitter debates which at times threatened the stature of the state church in British society.






LeBron's return, World Cup criticism: Seattle Times readers sound off

NBA - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:46
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Categories: Sports Center

Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:46
Reviled by staunch conservatives, the common education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors, who are pushing back against what they call the federal government's intrusion into the classroom.

Fire destroys restaurant owned by terror suspect

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:46
A fire has destroyed a New York restaurant owned by a man charged last month with plotting vengeance attacks against members of the U.S. military and the Muslim community.

Gaza fire traded on seventh day

BBC World News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:43
Israeli air strikes on Gaza and rocket fire on Israel continue, on the seventh day of Israel's operation against Palestinian militants.
Categories: BBC World News

Man United lands $1.3 billion, 10-year Adidas deal

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:36

FILE - This is a Saturday, March 8, 2014 file photo of Manchester United's Wayne Rooney as he shouts instructions to teammates during the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns Stadium in West Bromwich, England. Manchester United on Monday July 14, 2014 secured the most lucrative kit deal in football, announcing that Adidas has agreed to pay $1.3 billion over 10 years to take over the sponsorship from Nike. The deal, worth 75 million pounds ($128 million) a year from 2015, was announced after Nike decided that trebling the cost of its existing 13-year equipment supply contract was not good value for the company. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)Manchester United landed the richest uniform deal in soccer, a $1.3 billion, 10-year agreement with Adidas that replaces its Nike sponsorship.


Malala meets Nigeria's leader

BBC World News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:35
Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai meets Nigeria's president to press for more action to free the schoolgirls held by Islamist militants.
Categories: BBC World News

Contador pulls out of Tour de France

BBC World News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:35
Alberto Contador of Spain pulls out of the Tour de France as Vincenzo Nibali wins stage ten to reclaim the yellow jersey.
Categories: BBC World News

Judge bars filming of James Holmes exam, for now

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:35
The judge in the Colorado theater shootings case has told a doctor not to video-record the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes, at least until a hearing on the matter.

Man United clinches $1.3B Adidas kit deal

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:31

FILE - This is a Saturday, March 8, 2014 file photo of Manchester United's Wayne Rooney as he shouts instructions to teammates during the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns Stadium in West Bromwich, England. Manchester United on Monday July 14, 2014 secured the most lucrative kit deal in football, announcing that Adidas has agreed to pay $1.3 billion over 10 years to take over the sponsorship from Nike. The deal, worth 75 million pounds ($128 million) a year from 2015, was announced after Nike decided that trebling the cost of its existing 13-year equipment supply contract was not good value for the company. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)Manchester United secured a record-breaking $1.3 billion sponsorship deal with Adidas on Monday, signaling the club's enduring global appeal despite its worst Premier League campaign and strengthening its financial muscle for player transfers.


Sotheby's to auction art on eBay

BBC World News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:31
International art auction house Sotheby's and online marketplace eBay announce the creation of a web platform to allow viewers to bid on and buy art.
Categories: BBC World News

Boeing gets OK to develop almost 500 acres in S.C.

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:31
Boeing may now proceed with development near its assembly plant in North Charleston after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved its plans to offset the loss of wetlands at the site.

Ventura: 'American Sniper' made him SEAL castout

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:30
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he no longer feels welcome at Navy SEALs reunions since publication of a book that accused him of making disparaging remarks about the special operations force.

Coast Guard busts sailboat out of Arctic ice

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:29
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has freed a Canadian sailboat that became trapped in Arctic ice off the north coast of Alaska.

Monday Memo: Fire along I-5 ... Sounders clearcut Timbers ... Gun laws

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:16
Brush fire headache: Here's hoping you didn't get caught in the traffic tie-up caused by the brush fire that charred a hillside along northbound I-5 near SeaTac overnight.

Oregon’s Sparks Lake has more than good looks

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:09
Paddle-worthy lake in Bend’s leaky lava country feeds water tables across the region

Officials: Sump pump odor prompted Pa. evacuations

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:03
SKIPPACK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities were awaiting lab results Monday to identify the cause of a mysterious smell that led to a voluntary evacuation of about 150 homes in suburban Philadelphia.

Fla. man accused of leaving boy, 7, in hot car

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:01
Sheriff's officials in Florida say a man faces child neglect charges after leaving his 7-year-old son inside a car while he worked at a Jacksonville furniture store.