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Federal appeals court delays execution of Alabama inmate, says it will review claim that he is no longer competent

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:45

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal appeals court delays execution of Alabama inmate, says it will review claim that he is no longer competent.

Former deaf inmate gets $70k for treatment during jail stint

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deaf former inmate of the D.C. Department of Corrections whose care was mismanaged during his incarceration has been awarded $70,000 in damages. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1ZIPKt3) that a federal grand jury made the award Wednesday. A judge in September found D.C. jail officials liable for failing to assess what accommodations […]
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Former deaf inmate gets $70k for treatment during jail stint

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deaf former inmate of the D.C. Department of Corrections whose care was mismanaged during his incarceration has been awarded $70,000 in damages. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1ZIPKt3) that a federal grand jury made the award Wednesday. A judge in September found D.C. jail officials liable for failing to assess what accommodations […]
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Former deaf inmate gets $70k for treatment during jail stint

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deaf former inmate of the D.C. Department of Corrections whose care was mismanaged during his incarceration has been awarded $70,000 in damages. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1ZIPKt3) that a federal grand jury made the award Wednesday. A judge in September found D.C. jail officials liable for failing to assess what accommodations […]

Former deaf inmate gets $70k for treatment during jail stint

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — A deaf former inmate of the D.C. Department of Corrections whose care was mismanaged during his incarceration has been awarded $70,000 in damages.

Report: US poultry workers forced to wear diapers on job

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:42

FILE - In this file photo taken June 19, 2003, chickens gather around a feeder in a Tyson Foods Inc., poultry house near Farmington, Ark. A report released May 10, 2016, by international advocacy group Oxfam says some poultry workers in the United States are denied bathroom breaks. A Tyson worker said in the report that many workers at his North Carolina plant “have to urinate in their pants.” Tyson said it's "concerned" by the claims, but currently has "no evidence they’re true.” (AP Photo/April L. Brown, File)BOSTON (AP) — A report from international advocacy group Oxfam says poultry workers in the United States labor in a "climate of fear," with some forced to wear diapers on the job.


Mother goose ‘asks’ police to help untangle baby bird

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:42

CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother goose apparently knew exactly who to turn to when one of its goslings became tangled in string. Cincinnati Police Sergeant James Givens tells WKRC-TV he thought a goose tapping at the door of his cruiser on Monday was simply hungry. But after the goose walked away and looked back toward […]
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Mother goose ‘asks’ police to help untangle baby bird

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:42

CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother goose apparently knew exactly who to turn to when one of its goslings became tangled in string. Cincinnati Police Sergeant James Givens tells WKRC-TV he thought a goose tapping at the door of his cruiser on Monday was simply hungry. But after the goose walked away and looked back toward […]
Categories: Sports Center

Mother goose ‘asks’ police to help untangle baby bird

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:42

CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother goose apparently knew exactly who to turn to when one of its goslings became tangled in string. Cincinnati Police Sergeant James Givens tells WKRC-TV he thought a goose tapping at the door of his cruiser on Monday was simply hungry. But after the goose walked away and looked back toward […]

Volunteer Detroit park grass cutters try blindfolded mowing

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:42

DETROIT (AP) — Volunteers helping to maintain Detroit parks and playgrounds took a crack at mowing grass while blindfolded as part of a friendly competition. The Detroit News reports (http://detne.ws/1TAMhZ6 ) that the Detroit Mower Gang held the “Blindfold Mowing Olympics” on Wednesday while trimming Hammerberg Field on the city’s west side. The contest came […]
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Volunteer Detroit park grass cutters try blindfolded mowing

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:42

DETROIT (AP) — Volunteers helping to maintain Detroit parks and playgrounds took a crack at mowing grass while blindfolded as part of a friendly competition. The Detroit News reports (http://detne.ws/1TAMhZ6 ) that the Detroit Mower Gang held the “Blindfold Mowing Olympics” on Wednesday while trimming Hammerberg Field on the city’s west side. The contest came […]
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Volunteer Detroit park grass cutters try blindfolded mowing

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:42

DETROIT (AP) — Volunteers helping to maintain Detroit parks and playgrounds took a crack at mowing grass while blindfolded as part of a friendly competition. The Detroit News reports (http://detne.ws/1TAMhZ6 ) that the Detroit Mower Gang held the “Blindfold Mowing Olympics” on Wednesday while trimming Hammerberg Field on the city’s west side. The contest came […]

Tribe wants to block release of gambling-trial deposition

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:35
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Seminole Tribe of Florida is trying to get a federal judge to block the release and publication of information related to a key gambling trial.

Man accused of poisoning store food to get mental evaluation

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:30
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A judge has approved a request to evaluate the mental competency of a Michigan man accused of poisoning unpackaged food at grocery stores.

Google wants new emojis to represent professional women

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:29

This image provided by Google shows proposed female emojis. Google said it wants to create a new set "with a goal of highlighting the diversity of women's careers and empowering girls everywhere." (Google via AP)MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google wants professional women to be better represented in emoji form.


VIDEO: Rescued migrants 'lined up' on war ship

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:26
The BBC's Christian Fraser reports from the Mediterranean, where rescued migrants are lined up aboard an Italian war ship.
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Teacher to stand trial, allegedly pinned 7-year-old to floor

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:25
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh teacher has been ordered to stand trial on charges she pinned a 7-year-old kindergartner to the floor with a chair after intervening in a student squabble.

No violations found after death near psychiatric hospital

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:24
STANTON, Del. (AP) — A report says health officials found no evidence of regulatory violations after a man died near a Delaware psychiatric hospital.

Cubs Raise Echoes of a Century Ago

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:20
A modern team looks a lot like the record-setters of 1906, and maybe the World Series winners of 1908.

UK government changes BBC structure; seeks more diversity

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:15
LONDON (AP) — The British government has announced changes for the BBC that alters its board structure and calls for more focus on serving minority audiences.