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Prison break casts spotlight on staff-inmate relationships

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:54

Joyce Mitchell is arraigned in City Court on Friday, June 12, 2015, in Plattsburgh, N.Y. Mitchell is accused of helping two convicted killers escape from Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, Pool)NEW YORK (AP) — Training to work in maximum-security prisons includes stern warnings that add up to one message: Don't get too close to the inmates.


German killed by an escaped elephant

BBC World News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:40
A man taking his regular morning stroll in south-west Germany is attacked and killed by an elephant which escaped from a circus, police say.
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Missing Ethan reunited with father

BBC World News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:37
A three-year-old British boy who was missing with his mother for more than two weeks is "safely back" with his father.
Categories: BBC World News

Louisiana's budget a long-term solution: Jindal's office

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:36

Republican presidential hopeful, Louisiana Gov. Jindal addresses an economic summit in Orlando,Louisiana's newly approved budget mostly relied on recurring revenues to close a $1.6 billion gap, a spokeswoman for the state's governor and possible presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal said on Saturday, responding to a credit analyst's view that it was heavily reliant on one-time measures. Moody's analyst Marcia Van Wagner said on Friday the legislature closed that gap with a heavy reliance on short-term measures, meaning the state "will likely see continued large budgetary gaps next year, when it has to craft the budget for fiscal year 2017". Kristy Nichols, the state's Commissioner of the Division of Administration, who is in charge of the state's budget and a spokeswoman for Jindal, said most of the revenues and savings were recurring rather than one-off measures.


Labor’s Might Seen in Failure of Trade Deal as Unions Allied to Thwart It

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:36
The labor movement’s unusual cohesion across various sectors of the economy helped derail the trade deal in Congress.







Trade loss an ominous sign for Obama in month of challenges

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:27

President Barack Obama and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. leave meeting with House Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, June 12, 2015. The president made an 11th-hour appeal to dubious Democrats on Friday in a tense run-up to a House showdown on legislation to strengthen his hand in global trade talks (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — The trade defeat in Congress was an ominous sign in a month of challenges that could help determine President Barack Obama's standing for the rest of his second term.


In 2016 kickoff, Clinton embraces potential to make history

NBA - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:27
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton formally kicked off her presidential campaign on Saturday with an enthusiastic embrace of her potential to become the first woman to win the White House. She asked the thousands of supporters at an outdoor rally on Roosevelt Island in the East River to join in her building an […]
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In 2016 kickoff, Clinton embraces potential to make history

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:27
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton formally kicked off her presidential campaign on Saturday with an enthusiastic embrace of her potential to become the first woman to win the White House. She asked the thousands of supporters at an outdoor rally on Roosevelt Island in the East River to join in her building an […]
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In 2016 kickoff, Clinton embraces potential to make history

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:27
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton formally kicked off her presidential campaign on Saturday with an enthusiastic embrace of her potential to become the first woman to win the White House. She asked the thousands of supporters at an outdoor rally on Roosevelt Island in the East River to join in her building an […]

John Stamos arrested for alleged DUI in Beverly Hills

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:17

John Stamos arrested for alleged DUI in Beverly Hills'Full House' actor John Stamos was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday night in Beverly Hills.


STORY PULLED: Dallas Police Headquarters-Shooting-The Latest

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:12
DALLAS (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about the confirmation of the death of the suspect in an attack Saturday on Dallas police headquarters. Police say they have not yet confirmed his death, but that they suspect he is dead.

Mother, stepdad to have joint trial in custody flight case

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:10
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A judge has ruled that the mother and stepfather of a girl who was taken out of the United States a decade ago during a custody dispute can have a joint trial.

Prince George on balcony as queen marks ceremonial birthday

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:50
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II marked her ceremonial birthday Saturday with the traditional “Trooping the Color” parade in the heart of London — and 23-month-old Prince George made his debut on the Buckingham Palace balcony. The queen was joined by senior royals including the Duchess of Cambridge, who made her first appearance in public […]
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Prince George on balcony as queen marks ceremonial birthday

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:50
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II marked her ceremonial birthday Saturday with the traditional “Trooping the Color” parade in the heart of London — and 23-month-old Prince George made his debut on the Buckingham Palace balcony. The queen was joined by senior royals including the Duchess of Cambridge, who made her first appearance in public […]
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Prince George on balcony as queen marks ceremonial birthday

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:50
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II marked her ceremonial birthday Saturday with the traditional “Trooping the Color” parade in the heart of London — and 23-month-old Prince George made his debut on the Buckingham Palace balcony. The queen was joined by senior royals including the Duchess of Cambridge, who made her first appearance in public […]

Guards' code of silence blamed in Rikers inmate killing

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:42

Byron Taylor, foreground, a guard at the Rikers Island jail, leaves court in New York, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 after his arraignment on conspiracy and obstruction charges for his part in a brutal assault on an inmate in 2012. Behind Taylor is his attorney Samuel Braverman. (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister)NEW YORK (AP) — As federal prosecutors tell it, the cover-up in Ronald Spear's death started immediately after he died from a brutal kick to the head from a guard at the Rikers Island jail complex, with correction officers taking advantage of a code of silence condoned by commanders and union representatives.


Maine lobster marketers look to re-brand 'shedders' as treat

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:18

A lobster is checked to determine if it is a hard shell or a "shedder", a recently molted lobster that is growing back its shell, at the Clam Shack in Kennebunkport, Maine, Friday, June 12, 2015. Softshell lobsters generally have less meat than hardshells, but dealers say it's time to play up their supposedly sweeter meat as a reason to come to Maine for the succulent crustacean. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — When Maine's lobsters start shedding their shells, restaurant owner Steve Kingston goes to the docks with a message for lobstermen: bring 'em to me.


First Draft: Roosevelt Island Awakens to a Clinton Crowd

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:08
Early risers stumbled upon hundreds of Clinton supporters hoping for a ticket to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign kickoff speech on Roosevelt Island.







New state fishing regulation pamphlet available on-line and hard copies will arrive soon in tackle shops

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:08
The Washington Fishing and Regulation Pamphlet just went to press this week, and will be out on local tackle shops soon, but those who want to get a sneak peek can view new booklet on-line. The new rules begin July 1, and in the meantime anglers should follow what is listed in the current pamphlet […]
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New state fishing regulation pamphlet available on-line and hard copies will arrive soon in tackle shops

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:08
The Washington Fishing and Regulation Pamphlet just went to press this week, and will be out on local tackle shops soon, but those who want to get a sneak peek can view new booklet on-line. The new rules begin July 1, and in the meantime anglers should follow what is listed in the current pamphlet […]
Categories: Sports Center