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Heavy fighting for Ukraine airport

BBC World News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:37
Heavy fighting erupts at Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine, as both government troops and pro-Russia rebels claim control over the facility.
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U.S. official says West Africa travel ban would hinder Ebola response

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:35
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A ban on travel from West Africa would impede the response to the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a White House official said on Friday. Asked whether she would recommend to President Barack Obama that he impose a travel ban on West Africa, White House adviser Lisa Monaco said: "Right now we believe those types of steps actually impede the response." (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler)

VIDEO: Hostage Alan Henning 'killed by IS'

BBC World News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:34
A video purporting to show the beheading of British hostage Alan Henning has been released by Islamic State militants.
Categories: BBC World News

Secret Service in disarray, fueling questions over Obama's safety

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:31

A U.S. Secret Service agent stands guard after U.S. President Barack Obama boarded Marine One at the White House in WashingtonBy Matt Spetalnick, David Lawder and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Secret Service officer Timothy McCarthy took a bullet to protect Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt and agent Jerry Parr shoved the president into a limousine, their quick reflexes projected a Hollywood-style image of invincibility around the agency. ...


Martin Perl, 87, Is Dead; Nobel-Winning Physicist

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:28
Dr. Perl was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1995 for discovering the tau lepton, a subatomic particle that is one of the building blocks of the universe.






Hong Kong protesters postpone talks

BBC World News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:25
A pro-democracy student group protesting in Hong Kong calls off talks with the government after demonstrators scuffle with opponents.
Categories: BBC World News

STEM education: 'Myth' of job shortages discourages those pursuing STEM

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:20
What is needed for STEM in Seattle is for the city and its citizens to insist that we focus first on nurturing and developing the interests and enthusiasm of our own kids in STEM ["What keeps girls from studying physics and STEM," Opinion, Sept. 14]. At the same time, we need policies designed to el

Mormon church's international mark on display

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:17

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2014, file photo, shows flowers blooming in front of the Salt Lake Temple in Temple Square in Salt Lake City. The expanding international footprint of the Mormon church will be on display this weekend starting Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, during a conference that brings 100,000 members to Salt Lake City to listen to guidance and inspiration from church leaders. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The expanding international footprint of the Mormon church will be on display this weekend during a biannual conference that brings 100,000 church members to Salt Lake City to listen to words of guidance and inspiration from the faith's leaders.


Businesses with name 'Isis' fight bad brand image

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:16
Aeran Brent is tired of visitors asking about her store's name or snapping pictures of the sign outside.

Pedro Celis mocked by conservative radio hosts for vague answers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:16
What should have been a friendly radio chat flipped into a PR headache on Thursday for Republican congressional candidate Pedro Celis.

UVa kidnap suspect: 'Gentle giant' or predator?

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:12

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the City of Charlottesville, Va. shows Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. Matthew didn't appear in in Albemarle County General District Court as expected Thursday, Oct, 2, 2014, for a bond hearing on reckless driving charges, in Charlottsville, Va. Matthew also is charged with abduction with intent to defile 18-year-old Hannah Graham. His bond hearing on that felony count has been set for Dec. 4 in Charlottesville. (AP Photo/City of Charlottesville, File) (AP Photo/City of Charlottesville, File)CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. was the kind of guy who would bust your lip, then regretfully drive you to the hospital. A "cool individual" around other guys, but a bit too "touchy-feely" with the ladies, family friend Rod Brown says.


Woman found dead in Old City park

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:12

Woman found dead in Old City parkPhiladelphia police are investigating the death of a woman found dead in a park in Old City.


Man charged in $5M violin theft pleads guilty

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:07

FILE - In this file photos provided by the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office is Salah Salahadyn of Milwaukee. Salahadyn, accused of masterminding the theft of a $5 million Stradivarius violin, pleaded guilty to robbery Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 nearly eight months after the 300-year-old instrument was snatched from a musician who was attacked with a stun gun following a performance in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, File)MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man accused of masterminding the theft of a $5 million Stradivarius violin pleaded guilty to robbery Friday, nearly eight months after the 300-year-old instrument was snatched from a musician who was attacked with a stun gun following a performance in Milwaukee.


Sweden to Recognize Palestinian State

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:06
The new prime minister announced the decision in Parliament on Friday, making Sweden the first major state of the European Union to recognize Palestine.

Fitch Rates Washington's $765MM GO Bonds 'AA+'; Outlook Stable

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:05
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA+' rating to the following state of Washington general obligation bonds:

Michigan Rep. Bentivolio files to run as write-in

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:04
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio on Friday filed to run as a write-in candidate in the race for his current seat in a suburban Detroit district.

Everett bridge inspected, to reopen after truck hits it

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:03
UPDATE: 2:05  p.m.: Washington State Department of Transportation engineers have inspected the bridge and found no structural damage, and it's being reopened to traffic.

Video purports to show Islamic State beheading of Alan Henning

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:02

Video purports to show Islamic State beheading of Alan HenningAn Internet video purports to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning.


Obama highlights economic, manufacturing gains

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 04:56

President Barack Obama speaks at Millennium Steel Service in Princeton, Ind., Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, to discuss the economy as part of Manufacturing Day. Boosted by the lowest jobless rate in six years, the president on Friday heralded September's hiring rate as the longest uninterrupted stretch of private sector job growth in U.S. history and boasted that the country is surpassing combined job creation in other advanced economies. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — Boosted by the lowest jobless rate in six years, President Barack Obama on Friday heralded September's hiring rate as the longest uninterrupted stretch of private sector job growth in U.S. history and declared that the United States is surpassing combined job creation in other advanced economies.


Philly VA whistleblower testifies at hearing

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 04:52

Philly VA whistleblower testifies at hearingA woman who blew the whistle on alleged misconduct at Philadelphia's Veteran's Affairs office testified about the problems Friday at a congressional hearing.