Listen Live Follow Us On:
For Email Marketing you can trust

 

News aggregator

Rangers, SEALs, now Raiders: Marines resurrect historic name

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:29

CORRECTS TO SAY THAT BOUGAINVILLE IS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA - In this Jan. 30, 1944, image provided by the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Mariner Raiders capture a Japanese stronghold at Bougainville in Papua New Guinea. From now on, an elite branch of the U.S. Marine Corps will officially be known as Raiders, similar to names like Army Green Berets and Navy SEALs. The Marines will rename several special operations units Marine Raiders at a ceremony on Friday, June 19, 2015. The move resurrects a moniker used by famous World War II units that carried out risky amphibious and guerrilla operations. (AP Photo/U.S. Marine Corps, File)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Army has the Green Berets, while the Navy is known for the SEALs. Now, an elite branch of the U.S. Marine Corps will officially be known as Raiders.


Murray reaches last four at Queen's

BBC World News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:28
Andy Murray overcomes a fine display by Gilles Muller to reach the semi-finals at Queen's Club with a three-set victory.
Categories: BBC World News

State fire marshal warns against buying fireworks online

NBA - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:28
As the Fourth of July approaches, the Washington State Fire Marshal has a warning for residents: buying fireworks over the Internet is illegal.
Categories: Sports Center

State fire marshal warns against buying fireworks online

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:28
As the Fourth of July approaches, the Washington State Fire Marshal has a warning for residents: buying fireworks over the Internet is illegal.
Categories: Sports Center

State fire marshal warns against buying fireworks online

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:28
As the Fourth of July approaches, the Washington State Fire Marshal has a warning for residents: buying fireworks over the Internet is illegal.

Oklahoma man convicted of illegal sexual contact at Kenyan orphanage

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:27
A jury at a federal court in Oklahoma City on Friday found an Oklahoma man charged with molesting orphans in Kenya during his Christian missionary work guilty of seven counts of illicit sexual conduct in a foreign place. The jury also found Matthew Durham, 20, of Edmond, not guilty on 10 more serious charges of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. A judge will determine his sentence later, court officials said.

Former Shell worker cites unsafe conditions on oil ship

NBA - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:25
A woman who was injured while working on one of Shell's Arctic drilling support ships has filed a federal lawsuit saying the company compromised safety in its rush to drill for oil.
Categories: Sports Center

Former Shell worker cites unsafe conditions on oil ship

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:25
A woman who was injured while working on one of Shell's Arctic drilling support ships has filed a federal lawsuit saying the company compromised safety in its rush to drill for oil.
Categories: Sports Center

Former Shell worker cites unsafe conditions on oil ship

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:25
A woman who was injured while working on one of Shell's Arctic drilling support ships has filed a federal lawsuit saying the company compromised safety in its rush to drill for oil.

Charleston shooting investigated as 'Act of domestic terrorism': DOJ

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:21
The murders of nine churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, is being investigated by the Justice Department as a possible case of domestic terrorism, a U.S Justice Department spokeswoman said on Friday. "The department is looking at this crime from all angles, including as a hate crime and as an act of domestic terrorism," Department of Justice spokeswoman Emily Pierce said in a statement. The Department of Justice had not previously disclosed that domestic terrorism was one of the avenues being pursued in the federal investigation.

Squatters’ confrontation with rural homeowner ends with 1 death

NBA - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:16
Two people are in custody in rural northeast Washington on charges that they ran over two people after being confronted for squatting on someone else's property.
Categories: Sports Center

Squatters’ confrontation with rural homeowner ends with 1 death

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:16
Two people are in custody in rural northeast Washington on charges that they ran over two people after being confronted for squatting on someone else's property.
Categories: Sports Center

Squatters’ confrontation with rural homeowner ends with 1 death

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:16
Two people are in custody in rural northeast Washington on charges that they ran over two people after being confronted for squatting on someone else's property.

Police: Man admits to 9 bank robberies in 3 states

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:14

This photo provided by Kenton County Jail shows Brian Parnell. The FBI said it was investigating whether a man arrested in a northern Kentucky bank robbery is connected to a series of other bank robberies linked to a suspect known as the “Sock Hat Bandit.” Independence Police said Parnell of Dayton, Ohio, was arrested Thursday, June 18, 2015 after a robbery at a Fifth-Third bank. He faces first-degree robbery and other charges and is being held on a $1 million cash bond. (Kenton County Jail via AP)LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The FBI said it was investigating whether a man arrested in a northern Kentucky bank robbery is connected to a series of other bank robberies linked to a suspect known as the "Sock Hat Bandit."


Men charged in Boston beheading plot plead not guilty in court

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:11

Law enforcement officials are gathered on a residential street in EverettTwo New England men pleaded not guilty in federal court in Boston on Friday to charges they plotted to help the militant group Islamic State by beheading Massachusetts police officers. Wearing orange prison fatigues, David Wright, 25, of Massachusetts, and Nicholas Rovinski, 24, of Rhode Island, entered not-guilty pleas at the arraignment in U.S. District Court in Boston. Wright was arrested in Boston on June 2, the same day that officers shot dead a third man, Usaamah Abdullah Rahim, while trying to question him about the beheading plot.


PECO donates 600 fans to local seniors

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:11

PECO donates 600 fans to local seniorsHundreds of seniors now have relief from the heat thanks to a donation from PECO.


D’Angelo and Bobby Seale on the Past and Future of Political Protest

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:03
Amid a national conversation about racial injustice, an R&B star and a founder of the Black Panthers discuss the possibility of change.