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Obama warns British an exit from EU could hurt trade

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:31

Visiting London, President Obama took an unusually direct position on another country’s internal politics Friday, saying Britain made a shaky Europe more stable and that withdrawal from the bloc would send Britain to the “back of the queue” for a trade deal with the U.S.

Community mourns student who died in Delaware school assault

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:31

Community mourns student who died in Delaware school assaultStudents at a Delaware school are still coming to terms with the tragic death of a classmate, who died following an assault in a bathroom.


Pop icon Prince’s death tempers celebration at Jazz Fest

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:30

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Janelle Monae stormed the Congo Square stage amid blaring guitars, pounding drums and a screaming crowd that grew even louder when she announced to a New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival crowd that she intended to pay tribute to Prince. Monae launched into “Givin’Em What They Love,” music she co-wrote with […]
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Pop icon Prince’s death tempers celebration at Jazz Fest

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:30

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Janelle Monae stormed the Congo Square stage amid blaring guitars, pounding drums and a screaming crowd that grew even louder when she announced to a New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival crowd that she intended to pay tribute to Prince. Monae launched into “Givin’Em What They Love,” music she co-wrote with […]
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Pop icon Prince’s death tempers celebration at Jazz Fest

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:30

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Janelle Monae stormed the Congo Square stage amid blaring guitars, pounding drums and a screaming crowd that grew even louder when she announced to a New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival crowd that she intended to pay tribute to Prince. Monae launched into “Givin’Em What They Love,” music she co-wrote with […]

Pop icon Prince's death tempers celebration at Jazz Fest

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:28

Janelle Monae performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, April 22, 2016. Monae, who had a professional working relationship with Prince, who died yesterday, said onstage she was dedicating her show to him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Janelle Monae stormed the Congo Square stage amid blaring guitars, pounding drums and a screaming crowd that grew even louder when she announced to a New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival crowd that she intended to pay tribute to Prince.


8 relatives shot dead, some while sleeping; 3 kids survive

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:27

This aerial photo shows one of the locations being investigated in Pike County, Ohio, as part of an ongoing homicide investigation, Friday, April 22, 2016. Several people were found dead Friday at multiple crime scenes in rural Ohio, and at least most of them were shot to death, authorities said. No arrests had been announced, and it's unclear if the killer or killers are among the dead. (Lisa Marie Miller/The Columbus Dispatch via AP) MANDATORY CREDITPIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Eight members of a family, including a mother sleeping in a bed with her 4-day-old baby next to her, were fatally shot in the head Friday, leaving their rural town reeling while a search was launched for whoever's responsible.


AP Exclusive: Color index for US border security is rejected

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:27

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2016 file photo, a U.S. Border Patrol agent drives near the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Sunland Park, N.M. U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has rejected a new proposal of color-coded alerts to measure border security after a consultant called the system simplistic and misleading. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Five years ago, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security dropped its color-coded terror threat index developed after the 9/11 attacks amid widespread confusion and ridicule. So what did it do when tasked by Secretary Jeh Johnson in 2014 with measuring security along the country's borders?


Man who inspired film 'Bernie' sent back to prison by jury

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:26

Bernie Tiede tears up as his uncle Elmer Doucet denies sexually abusing him as a child during day nine of Tiede's new sentencing trial, on Monday April 18, 2016, at the Rusk County Justice Center in Henderson, Texas. Tiede was convicted in 1999 of killing Marjorie Nugent, a widow more than 40 years his senior whom he befriended in Carthage. He was sentenced to life in prison but freed after a prosecutor said he believed Tiede deserved a reduced prison sentence because of abuse he suffered as a child. Jurors could now send him back to prison or let him remain free. (Michael Cavazos/Longview News Journal via AP, Pool)HENDERSON, Texas (AP) — A jury on Friday sent a former East Texas mortician whose murder case inspired the movie "Bernie" back to prison.


U.S. Opens Another iPhone, This Time With the Keycode

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:25
The Justice Department dropped its bid to force Apple to unlock a smartphone tied to a Brooklyn drug case after someone provided the keycode.

U.S. drops New York fight with Apple after gaining access to iPhone

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:23

Details are pictured on the backside of an Apple I phone 6 on a table in a restaurant in HanauThe U.S. Justice Department on Friday dropped its effort to force Apple Inc to help unlock an iPhone in a drug case in New York after someone provided authorities the passcode to access the device. The letter marked a sudden end to a closely watched case, in which the Justice Department had been appealing a ruling by a federal magistrate judge holding that he could not force Apple to assist authorities.


Kelly Ripa to Return to ‘Live,’ Ending a Standoff With ABC

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:22
Ms. Ripa, unhappy about the departure of her co-host, Michael Strahan, for “Good Morning America,” told her staff she would be back on the air Tuesday.

Virginia governor enables 200,000 felons to vote in November

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:20

Virginia governor enables 200,000 felons to vote in NovemberRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 200,000 convicted felons will be able to cast ballots in the swing state of Virginia in November under a sweeping executive order Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday.


Pet dog fatally mauls 3-day-old baby in San Diego

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:11

This photo provided by the San Diego County Department of Animal Services shows a male American Staffordshire terrier-mix named Polo, in their custody after it mauled to death a 3-day-old boy, police said Friday, April 22, 2016. The parents were in bed watching TV with their newborn son and dog Thursday night when the mother coughed. The coughing startled the dog and it unexpectedly bit the baby, Sgt. Tu Nguyen said. (San Diego County Department of Animal Services via AP)SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 3-day-old boy was mauled to death by the family dog while they were in bed with the child's parents, police said Friday.


Teen charged with attacking Sikh man commits suicide

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:09

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy facing trial on charges of beating and running over a Sikh man has committed suicide. The Fresno Bee reported Friday (http://bit.ly/1VNYlfh) that Alexis Mendoza killed himself at his home on April 19, four days after posting $115,000 bail. Mendoza was being tried as an adult on charges of […]
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Teen charged with attacking Sikh man commits suicide

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:09

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy facing trial on charges of beating and running over a Sikh man has committed suicide. The Fresno Bee reported Friday (http://bit.ly/1VNYlfh) that Alexis Mendoza killed himself at his home on April 19, four days after posting $115,000 bail. Mendoza was being tried as an adult on charges of […]
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Teen charged with attacking Sikh man commits suicide

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:09

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy facing trial on charges of beating and running over a Sikh man has committed suicide. The Fresno Bee reported Friday (http://bit.ly/1VNYlfh) that Alexis Mendoza killed himself at his home on April 19, four days after posting $115,000 bail. Mendoza was being tried as an adult on charges of […]

Teen charged with attacking Sikh man commits suicide

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:07
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy facing trial on charges of beating and running over a Sikh man has committed suicide.

Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:03

FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, accused freeway shooter Leslie Allen Merritt, Jr., appears in Maricopa County Superior Court for his arraignment in Phoenix. Prosecutors have decided to dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday, April 22, 2016 that the office filed a motion to dismiss all charges without prejudice against Leslie Merritt Jr. Cobb says authorities and prosecutors identified additional forensic investigation that needs to be completed in order for the case to proceed. (Tom Tingle/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool, File)PHOENIX (AP) — The man authorities have described as the Phoenix freeway shooter who terrorized the city last year received a huge victory Friday with prosecutors deciding to dismiss all charges — for now.


It’s all enough to make you think voters are Nitwit McNitwits

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:02

We tell ourselves that elections are about issues and serious matters such as character. But we’re fooling ourselves, a new book argues — and a new poll of Seattle’s congressional fight seems to confirm.
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