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Melissa Ratcliff, ex-Gore aide, dies in accident

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:37
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Melissa Bonney Ratcliff, a one-time aide to former Vice President Al Gore, has been killed by an elderly motorist's out-of-control car in San Diego.

Condition of Spanish Nurse With Ebola Worsens, Officials Say

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:31
The deterioration came as the authorities announced that one more health care worker had been quarantined, in addition to three others who were isolated overnight.






Sharif visits former Taliban bastion

BBC World News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:30
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif makes a rare trip to the tribal area of North Waziristan to tell soldiers they are winning the "war against terrorism".
Categories: BBC World News

Police: Suspects sought for bicycle theft in Rittenhouse

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:22

 Suspects sought for bicycle theft in RittenhousePolice are searching for the suspects wanted for a bicycle theft in Philadelphia's Rittenhouse section on Saturday.


What's spooking the market?

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:19
Regular readers know that I adhere to the axiom that nobody really knows what causes sudden, big moves in the stock market. If one sticks to "greed" and "fear," that's about as accurate as it gets. Still, as I write, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is down more than 322 points.

Firefighter donating part of his liver to sick little girl

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:19

Firefighter donating part of his liver to sick little girlA Bethlehem firefighter is coming to the rescue of a little girl in need of a liver transplant.


VP Biden's visit bringing Seattle-area traffic to a standstill

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:18
Taking a late commute this morning? Expect to be completely stuck on Interstate 5 through Seattle because of Vice President Joe Biden's visit.

US wholesale stockpiles climbed 0.7 pct in August

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:17
U.S. wholesale companies restocked their warehouses in August at the fastest pace since April, led by big increases in computers, lumber and furniture. But wholesale sales fell by the most since January.

Huskies morning links: John Timu tackles fatherhood

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:16
A reminder that I'll host our regular live chat at noon today, shortly after Chris Petersen wraps up his final media availability before Saturday's game in Berkeley.

Huskies morning links: John Timu tackles fatherhood

WA Huskies - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:16
A reminder that I'll host our regular live chat at noon today, shortly after Chris Petersen wraps up his final media availability before Saturday's game in Berkeley.
Categories: Sports Center

Lower Columbia River sport fishery still producing a fair mix of salmon and steelhead

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:16
Here is the latest catch figures for the Lower Columbia River sport fishery by state Fish and Wildlife:

Flamingo snatched from zoo injured, euthanized

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:15
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A 19-year-old college student on a scavenger hunt has been charged with snatching a Chilean Flamingo from a Mississippi zoo in what police say was a prank gone wrong.

Green Day, Sting, Withers among rock hall nominees

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:09
The punk trio Green Day, the short-lived British band The Smiths, "Lean on Me" singer Bill Withers and Sting are among the first-time nominees for enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The Getaway: The Art of Slowing Down in a Museum

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:09
Instead of hunting masterpieces at a fevered clip, spending more time with fewer works just might make for a better visit.

Police ID suspect in Upper Darby bar stabbing

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:06

Police ID suspect in Upper Darby bar stabbingPolice in Upper Darby have identified the suspect wanted in a stabbing inside a bar.


Prison guard pulls 3 people from burning car

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:04
ACUSHNET, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts prison guard who pulled three people from a burning car shortly before it became engulfed says he didn't have time to think of his own safety.

NYC lawyer accused of rape removes himself from chokehold lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:03
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - A high-profile lawyer accused of raping a woman in his New York City apartment last week has said he will no longer handle a planned wrongful-death lawsuit against the city by the family of Eric Garner, who died after police put him in chokehold during his arrest. Sanford Rubenstein's law partner will instead handle the lawsuit in the wake of a police investigation into a 42-year-old woman's report that Rubenstein raped her, he said in a statement on Wednesday. ...

Teen accused of boy's beating death to be examined

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 01:01
LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — A 16-year-old New Mexico boy accused of beating a 12-year-old friend to death over an argument about the teen's infant daughter needs a psychological evaluation to determine if he's competent for trial, his defense attorney said this week.

DealBook: Obama Had Security Fears on JPMorgan Data Breach

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 00:59
Officials say no one could answer what the president wanted to know most: What was the motive of the attack?






Exclusive: Man stabs neighbor in bed, threatens children in Southwest Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 00:58

 Man stabs neighbor in bed, threatens children in Southwest PhiladelphiaA Southwest Philadelphia man says he woke up Thursday morning to find his neighbor stabbing him in his back.