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Cosby in court bid against accuser

BBC World News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 18:04
Bill Cosby calls for court sanctions against a woman who accused him of sexual assault, claiming she leaked a deposition transcript to a newspaper.
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Cosby lawyers say media 'inaccurate'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 18:00
Bill Cosby's lawyers claim he's been damaged by "inaccurate" media accounts about his admission that he gave sedatives to women before sex.
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Nigeria 'will negotiate for girls'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:52
Nigeria's new president says he is willing to negotiate with Boko Haram leaders for the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped last year.
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Southern flavor could win Indy woman favor in Lay's contest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:50

Hailey Green submitted her Nani's biscuits and gravy recipe as a new potato chip flavor.

       

Cannabis rules lead to parking lot dosing for Iowa boy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:49

Care center says family can’t use oil inside, despite state permit for epilepsy treatment.

       

New Zealand teen's hit Maori video

BBC World News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:47
A New Zealand teenager's video complaining about poor pronunciation of Maori words proves an online hit, with more than 55,000 views in two days.
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Black backer of Confederate flag was anomaly in Mississippi

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:46

FILE - In this May 8, 2000, file photograph, Anthony Hervey holds a Confederate flag while standing underneath the Confederate monument in Oxford, Miss. The Highway Patrol says 49-year-old Hervey was killed Sunday, July 19, 2015, when his 2005 Ford Explorer left the roadway and overturned on Mississippi Highway 6 in Lafayette County. Hervey, of Oxford, has drawn attention over the years for opposing efforts to change the flag. He said he dressed in Rebel soldier garb to honor blacks who served with the Confederacy during the Civil War. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP, File)OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — In a town where Confederate soldier statues stand sentinel on the courthouse square and a university campus, Anthony Hervey remained an anomaly — a black man who draped himself in the Confederate battle flag and publicly declared his loyalty to the secessionist Lost Cause and his belief that the Civil War was not fought over slavery.


Wildfire closes popular Glacier Park roadway

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:44
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Wildfires in Montana have forced the closure of Glacier National Park's most popular roadway and prompted the evacuation of homes in the central part of the state.

Ai Weiwei, Chinese Artist and Provocateur, Is Given Back His Passport

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:21
Alternately lauded or judged an irritant by Beijing, Mr. Ai had been barred from travel since 2011, when he was detained on suspicion of tax evasion.









Cuban 20-somethings brace for big changes as ties with U.S. improve

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:18

Young adults plan to stick around to see impact of normalized U.S.-Cuban relations.

       

Domestic dispute leads to barricade situation in Kensington

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:16

Domestic dispute leads to barricade situation in KensingtonAn argument between a man and woman led to a barricade situation in Philadelphia's Kensington section, police say.


Trooper's cool aid soothes roadside meltdown

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:16

A Mississippi Highway Patrolman helped a man and child stranded on the side of a highway.

       

In wake of riots and crime spike, Baltimore mayor under fire

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:10

In this photo taken Tuesday, July 21, 2015, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stands outside vacant homes before a ceremony to kick off their restoration in Baltimore. For many in Baltimore, the memory of April's riots - and the mayor’s handling of the unrest - is still fresh. After firing embattled police commissioner Anthony Batts, who bore the brunt of public outrage, Rawlings-Blake remains the primary figure head of a city that is still reeling from the damage it suffered. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake climbed onto the deck of an abandoned row house in Tuesday's sweltering summer heat and promised that "better is coming" as she promoted the restoration of a blighted block not far from where riots broke out earlier this year.


AccuWeather: Sunny, Less Humid Today

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:09

 Sunny, Less Humid TodayMeteorologist David Murphy says we're at the beginning of a beautiful stretch of summer weather.


Armed citizens move to guard military recruiting centers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:08

Service members can't carry weapons on federal property in the U.S.

       

In Drier Washington State, Fire Chiefs Say Wildfires Could Scorch Any City ... - New Hampshire Public Radio

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:01

New Hampshire Public Radio

In Drier Washington State, Fire Chiefs Say Wildfires Could Scorch Any City ...
New Hampshire Public Radio
Many homes in the mountains of Kittitas County, Wash., are at severe risk for a wildfire. Fire managers are worried that parts of typically "wet" Washington state are years behind other places in the West when it comes to fire mitigation and prevention.

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In Drier Washington State, Fire Chiefs Say Wildfires Could Scorch Any City - NPR

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:01

NPR

In Drier Washington State, Fire Chiefs Say Wildfires Could Scorch Any City
NPR
In a field on the outskirts of Spokane, Wash., Peter Goldmark points across to a charred, rocky hillside where the Little Spokane fire burned dangerously close to the city limits earlier this month. He says the wildfire was relatively small but had ...

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Conservative Airwaves Grapple With Donald Trump, Aiding His Rise

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:00
Talk radio has amplified the billionaire candidate as both a movement and an outlet for outrage from the far right toward the Republican establishment.









Afghan Security Forces Struggle Just to Maintain Stalemate

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:00
With months of heavy fighting still ahead, 2015 is already shaping up to be worse than last year for the Afghan Army and the national police.









Unbuttoned: Underage Models Return to the Runway and Reignite a Debate

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:00
Girls in their early teens are still being used in ad campaigns and on runways. Almost two decades later, isn’t it time we moved on?