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Roadside bomb kills Afghan family

BBC World News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:37
At least 12 members of the same family, including women and children, are killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province.
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Black churches targeted because of importance to community

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:35

In this photo taken June 19, 2015, photos of the victims of the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., are held during a vigil at the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington. The black church has long been the cornerstone and sanctuary for African American life. It has also long been a target for racists and white supremacists trying to strike blows against the African American psyche. The latest attack came Wednesday in Charleston, South Carolina, when 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof joined a prayer meeting inside historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and shot nine people dead, including the pastor, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, and other ministers. (AP Photo/Glynn A. Hill)WASHINGTON (AP) — The black church has long been the cornerstone and sanctuary for African-American life. It's also long been a target for racists and white supremacists trying to strike blows against the African-American psyche.


North Carolina family reunited with dog missing for 6 years

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:21
HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina family has been reunited with a pet that had been missing for six years.

Man accused of church killings spoke of attacking college

NBA - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:17
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A black drinking buddy of the white man accused of killing nine people at a Charleston church says the suspect told him a week earlier that he planned to shoot up a college campus in the city. The friend, Christon Scriven, told The Associated Press on Friday that he thought Dylann […]
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Man accused of church killings spoke of attacking college

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:17
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A black drinking buddy of the white man accused of killing nine people at a Charleston church says the suspect told him a week earlier that he planned to shoot up a college campus in the city. The friend, Christon Scriven, told The Associated Press on Friday that he thought Dylann […]
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Man accused of church killings spoke of attacking college

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:17
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A black drinking buddy of the white man accused of killing nine people at a Charleston church says the suspect told him a week earlier that he planned to shoot up a college campus in the city. The friend, Christon Scriven, told The Associated Press on Friday that he thought Dylann […]

Man accused of church killings spoke of attacking college

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:14

Charleston, S.C., shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof is escorted from the Cleveland County Courthouse in Shelby, N.C., Thursday, June 18, 2015. Roof is a suspect in the shooting of several people Wednesday night at the historic The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A black drinking buddy of the white man accused of killing nine people at a Charleston church says the suspect told him a week earlier that he planned to shoot up a college campus in the city.


Latest Columbia River northern pikeminnow reward catch program data

NBA - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:08
Here is the latest update of the season on the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River. The harvest total from June 8-14 was 11,434 pikeminnow for 1,410 anglers, for a catch average of 8.1 fish per angler with eight tags recovered, compared with June 1-7 when it was 12,443 pikeminnow […]
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Latest Columbia River northern pikeminnow reward catch program data

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:08
Here is the latest update of the season on the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River. The harvest total from June 8-14 was 11,434 pikeminnow for 1,410 anglers, for a catch average of 8.1 fish per angler with eight tags recovered, compared with June 1-7 when it was 12,443 pikeminnow […]
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Latest Columbia River northern pikeminnow reward catch program data

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:08
Here is the latest update of the season on the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River. The harvest total from June 8-14 was 11,434 pikeminnow for 1,410 anglers, for a catch average of 8.1 fish per angler with eight tags recovered, compared with June 1-7 when it was 12,443 pikeminnow […]

$700 million plan to help salmon habitat faces new challenge

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:08

FILE--In this June 27, 2012, file photo, a chinook salmon, second from the bottom, swims with sockeye salmon at the Bonneville Dam fish-counting window near North Bonneville, Wash., on the Columbia River. Plans for various iterations of salmon restoration in the Columbia River Basin have been litigated in court for more than two decades and the battle is about to resume. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A massive federal habitat restoration effort in the Columbia River Basin has spent more than $700 million on breaching levies, restoring tidal channels, reconnecting floodplains and other actions meant to boost salmon and steelhead populations imperiled by hydroelectric dams.


I thought I'd lost pole - Hamilton

BBC World News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:07
Lewis Hamilton says he feared his spin in qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix would cost him pole position.
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Spain: Tears at Barcelona at funeral for Germanwings victim

NBA - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:03
MONTCADA, Spain (AP) — Three months after the Germanwings jet crashed in the French Alps, about 500 tearful mourners packed a funeral home Saturday to say goodbye to Robert Oliver Calvo, who was on his last regular business trip abroad before a work change that would have kept him home more. The father of two […]
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Spain: Tears at Barcelona at funeral for Germanwings victim

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:03
MONTCADA, Spain (AP) — Three months after the Germanwings jet crashed in the French Alps, about 500 tearful mourners packed a funeral home Saturday to say goodbye to Robert Oliver Calvo, who was on his last regular business trip abroad before a work change that would have kept him home more. The father of two […]
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Spain: Tears at Barcelona at funeral for Germanwings victim

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 00:03
MONTCADA, Spain (AP) — Three months after the Germanwings jet crashed in the French Alps, about 500 tearful mourners packed a funeral home Saturday to say goodbye to Robert Oliver Calvo, who was on his last regular business trip abroad before a work change that would have kept him home more. The father of two […]

African American Festival taking place in Baltimore

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 23:57
BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials are expecting up to 350,000 people at the African American Festival this weekend in Baltimore.

Car ploughs into crowds in Austria

BBC World News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 23:57
At least three people are dead and dozens injured after a man drove his car into a crowded square in the Austrian city of Graz.
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Civil War-era cannonballs found on Alabama campus

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 23:55
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Crews repairing sidewalks on the University of Alabama campus discovered a stash of Civil War-era cannonballs.

13 states catalog culverts to protect fish, mitigate floods

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 23:55

In this Wednesday, June 17, 2015 photo, a large culvert on the Crossett Brook in Duxbury, Vt., is being touted by experts as an example of a good culvert that allows the easy passage of fish and other wildlife in the stream. Water from a smaller nearby culvert falls about 3 feet from a pipe into the, river making it impossible for fish and other wildlife to move upstream. Vermont is one of 13 Eastern states working to keep track of the often-unseen culverts, that despite their invisibility, are critical to wildlife habitat and minimizing flood damage. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)DUXBURY, Vt. (AP) — Bridges get a lot of attention when they fail, but scientists are working to eliminate what they say can be an even greater scourge, because of their sheer numbers and their effect on wildlife: culverts.


Video voyeurism case before Mississippi Supreme Court

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 23:51
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi minister convicted of secretly videotaping women taking showers at his home is asking the state Supreme Court to dismiss the conviction.