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AccuWeather: Rainy Start to the Weekend

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:38

 Rainy Start to the WeekendMeteorologist Cecily Tynan says the weekend certainly won't be a washout.


Gay couple who fought marriage ban gets Nevada license

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:36

Couple that took part in suit to overturn ban gets license from county clerk's office.

       

Nevada issues first marriage licenses to gay couples; some states push back

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:33

Jim Derrick and Alfie Travassos exchange rings as they get married at the Salt Lake County Government Complex in Salt Lake City, UtahBy Sandra Chereb and Alexia Shurmur CARSON CITY/LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Nevada began issuing marriage licenses to gay couples on Thursday after a district judge removed the final hurdle to same-sex matrimony in the state, hours after a conservative group withdrew a last-ditch effort to block the change. The move came as obstacles to gay marriage fell in West Virginia even as other states pushed back against federal court actions this week, including by the U.S. Supreme Court, that could ultimately extend legal same-sex matrimony to 35 states. Tuesday's 9th U.S. ...


Microsoft CEO apologizes for comments on women

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:32

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 file photo, Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella speaks to students in New Delhi. On Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, Nadella spoke at an event for women in computing held in Phoenix, saying women don't need to ask for a raise. They should just trust the system. He was asked to give his advice to women who are uncomfortable requesting a raise. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologized Thursday night and said he was wrong for saying that women don't need to ask for a raise and should just trust the system to pay them well.


No charges over Palin family drunken Alaska birthday brawl: police

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:31
By Steve Quinn JUNEAU (Reuters) - Anchorage prosecutors declined to file criminal charges over a bloody, booze-fueled brawl involving the family of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin at a birthday party, police said on Thursday as they released a report describing the melee. The Palins made national headlines after the fight, which erupted at an outdoor party late on Sept. 6 between revelers there and Palin's husband Todd, son Track and daughters Bristol and Willow, according to an Anchorage police report. Sarah Palin, a former Alaska governor and the 2008 Republican nominee for U.S. ...

Policy Change Could Benefit New York’s Landlords and Tenants

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:31
The new policy guidelines will allow hundreds of mixed-income rental buildings to sell most of their apartments as long as they permanently preserve their low-income rentals or increase their number.

Frustrations end as gay couples marry in Las Vegas

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:28

Sherwood Howard, left, embraces Nevada State Sen. Kelvin Atkinson as they get married outside of the Marriage License Bureau, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Las Vegas. The two had just obtained a same-sex marriage license and were the first same-sex couple married in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gay couples have started to get married in Las Vegas, a city filled with chapels that for them had been off-limits until Thursday evening.


Clinton, Christie lend clout to Pennsylvania governor's race

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:26

Clinton, Christie lend clout to Pennsylvania governor's raceFormer Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made dueling pitches Thursday in Pennsylvania's race for governor, appealing to voters in a state that could factor into potential 2016 presidential campaigns.


Raghu Yandamuri found guilty in murder of baby, her grandmother

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:22

Raghu Yandamuri found guilty in murder of baby, her grandmotherA Montgomery County jury found Raghu Yandamuri guilty of two counts of first degree murder in the killings of a baby and her grandmother in King of Prussia.


Symantec to split in two companies

BBC World News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:18
Software maker Symantec becomes the latest tech company to announce that it will split its operations into two.
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Joke prompts Ebola scare on US Airways flight from Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:17

Joke prompts Ebola scare on US Airways flight from PhiladelphiaIt was no laughing matter when a passenger's alleged joke lead to an Ebola scare on-board a US Airways flight from Philadelphia to the Dominican Republic.


Amazon picks NYC for first brick-and-mortar store, report says

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:16
A Wall Street Journal report says the company is considering using the space to house inventory for same-day local delivery or pickup and to showcase some of its products, including Kindle e-readers and Fire phones.

Alaska Airlines, flight attendants agree on proposed contract

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:16
After more than two years of contract talks, Alaska Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) union said Thursday negotiating teams have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for the carrier’s 3,300 flight attendants.

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Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:16

RAW VIDEO: Ebola scare on US Airways flight

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:06

 Ebola scare on US Airways flightCellphone cameras were rolling as crews in hazmat suits boarded a US Airways flight from Philadelphia to the Dominican Republic after a passenger's alleged joke prompted an Ebola scare.


Prison guard says graphic films incited harassment

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:06
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A female guard suing the state over an Iowa prison's practice of showing sexually graphic movies to rapists and sex offenders was told that sexual harassment from inmates was an unfortunate condition of her employment, her attorney said Thursday.

A Teacher Accused of Abuse Seen to Have Never Grown Up

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:05
Sean Shaynak, a Brooklyn Technical High School teacher who faces 36 charges including sexual abuse and forcible touching, appeared forever stuck in high school to those who knew him.






Courts Strike Down Voter ID Laws in Wisconsin and Texas

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:04
The Supreme Court stopped the Wisconsin requirement, and a federal trial court in Texas ruled against the law there.






Coy centenarian, 113, fudges age for Facebook page

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:02

Anna Stoehr, Minnesota's oldest resident, got wired in time for birthday 114 this week.

       

Augusta National: A golf course unlike any other

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:01
Well, at least Amen Corner ought to look familiar.