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Delta apologizes for flight attendants' 'altercation'

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:27
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines is apologizing to passengers after a confrontation between two flight attendants last month led pilots to make an unscheduled landing halfway through the trip.

Chicago teachers' bargaining team rejects contract offer

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:25
A bargaining team for the Chicago teachers' union on Monday unanimously rejected a contract offer from the financially troubled city, raising the possibility of a strike and possibly causing a new embarrassment for embattled Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The rejection means the union and Chicago Board of Education will enter a final stage of talks to avert a possible strike, which could come as early as May 23. Chicago Public Schools officials had been hoping to relay positive developments on its teachers' contract to potential buyers of its $875 million of bonds expected to sell this week.

Key events in the escape and hunt for 3 California inmates

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:24
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Key dates and events in the escape and hunt for three California inmates who broke out of a maximum security jail using a Google Earth map, cutting tools and a rope made of bed linens. Hossein Nayeri, 37, Jonathan Tieu, 20, and Bac Duong, 43, were all back in custody Saturday after Nayeri and Tieu were arrested in San Francisco. Duong turned himself in Friday.

Rick Williams in Iowa: New technology expected to help in caucuses

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:24

 New technology expected to help in caucusesMonday night is the first time the country will actually hear from voters as they hold their caucuses in the state of Iowa.


Bill would make it harder for sex offenders to travel abroad

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:23

WASHINGTON (AP) — Registered sex offenders who have committed crimes against children will have a harder time traveling internationally under legislation Congress has sent to the president’s desk. The House passed the legislation by voice vote Monday after Senate passage in December. If signed by the president, the U.S. would let other countries know when […]
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Bill would make it harder for sex offenders to travel abroad

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:23

WASHINGTON (AP) — Registered sex offenders who have committed crimes against children will have a harder time traveling internationally under legislation Congress has sent to the president’s desk. The House passed the legislation by voice vote Monday after Senate passage in December. If signed by the president, the U.S. would let other countries know when […]
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Bill would make it harder for sex offenders to travel abroad

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:23

WASHINGTON (AP) — Registered sex offenders who have committed crimes against children will have a harder time traveling internationally under legislation Congress has sent to the president’s desk. The House passed the legislation by voice vote Monday after Senate passage in December. If signed by the president, the U.S. would let other countries know when […]

Congresswoman fighting "swatting" calls gets targeted by 1

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:22
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts congresswoman said she and her family were the victims of a so-called "swatting" attack — the very kind of bogus emergency call she has filed legislation to combat.

Prosecutors: Islamic State inspired N. Carolina man's plan

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:20
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man killed his neighbor and stole the man's money so he could buy an assault rifle to carry out an Islamic State-inspired shooting at a concert or club, according to an indictment unsealed Monday.

Lawmaker withdraws pro-Confederacy bills after KKK remarks

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:19

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia lawmaker criticized for recent comments about the Ku Klux Klan has withdrawn bills honoring the Confederacy. Rep. Tommy Benton, R-Jefferson, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1SyTVGd) last week that the KKK wasn’t racist but was a group of vigilantes trying to keep law and order. The newspaper reported Monday that Benton […]
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Lawmaker withdraws pro-Confederacy bills after KKK remarks

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:19

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia lawmaker criticized for recent comments about the Ku Klux Klan has withdrawn bills honoring the Confederacy. Rep. Tommy Benton, R-Jefferson, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1SyTVGd) last week that the KKK wasn’t racist but was a group of vigilantes trying to keep law and order. The newspaper reported Monday that Benton […]
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Lawmaker withdraws pro-Confederacy bills after KKK remarks

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:19

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia lawmaker criticized for recent comments about the Ku Klux Klan has withdrawn bills honoring the Confederacy. Rep. Tommy Benton, R-Jefferson, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1SyTVGd) last week that the KKK wasn’t racist but was a group of vigilantes trying to keep law and order. The newspaper reported Monday that Benton […]

Lawmaker withdraws pro-Confederacy bills after KKK remarks

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:18
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia lawmaker criticized for recent comments about the Ku Klux Klan has withdrawn bills honoring the Confederacy.

Deputy says he'd shoot unarmed man again given circumstances

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:17
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy told a federal jury Monday that he would still shoot an unarmed 22-year-old black man, given the man's actions in the seconds before he fired.

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter joins CNN

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:16

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter joins CNNFormer Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has yet another job just a month out of office.


Idaho TV weather forecaster charged with rape

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:15

A south-central Idaho TV weather forecaster has been charged with felony rape.
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Idaho TV weather forecaster charged with rape

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:15

A south-central Idaho TV weather forecaster has been charged with felony rape.
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Idaho TV weather forecaster charged with rape

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:15

A south-central Idaho TV weather forecaster has been charged with felony rape.

VIDEO: The chef behind the world's best restaurant

BBC World News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:14
Benoit Violier, the chef behind the best restaurant in the world, has been found dead at his home.
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Join us for coverage of the Iowa

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:10
Join us for coverage of the Iowa caucuses as voters gather for the first time in the 2016 election.