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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:27

A woman reacts as she waits on the steps to enter a branch at National Bank of Greece headquarters in Athens, Monday, July 20, 2015. Greek banks reopen on Monday morning, but many restrictions on transactions, including cash withdrawals, will remain. Also, many goods and services will become more expensive as a result of a rise in Value Added Tax approved by Parliament last Thursday, among the first batch of austerity measures demanded by Greece's creditors. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:


Uncertainty on Whether Cosby Revelations Could Hurt Him in Court

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:20
Experts say a 2005 deposition in which Bill Cosby admits to philandering could be used against him, but they also point out that the burden of proof is high.









Chicago-area man accused of threatening Emanuel, others

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:15
CHICAGO (AP) — A driver for a ride-sharing service used his Facebook page to threaten Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and others, hinting that he hoped to commit an act of violence before traveling to Pakistan, according to a recently unsealed federal complaint.

Youth activists meet with Gov. Inslee over emissions lawsuit

NBA - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:12
Inslee met with youths who are suing the state to crack down on carbon emissions.
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Youth activists meet with Gov. Inslee over emissions lawsuit

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:12
Inslee met with youths who are suing the state to crack down on carbon emissions.
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Youth activists meet with Gov. Inslee over emissions lawsuit

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:12
Inslee met with youths who are suing the state to crack down on carbon emissions.

Australia, China in live cattle deal

BBC World News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:11
Australia could earn up to $1.5bn a year in cattle exports to China in a deal being negotiated between the two countries.
Categories: BBC World News

Veterans’ Groups Take Their Shots at Donald Trump as He Backs Off a Bit on McCain

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:09
Donald J. Trump faces a barrage of criticism himself over his own commitment to veterans causes as well as the propriety of attacking a former prisoner of war honored as a hero.









In Chattanooga, a Young Man in a Downward Spiral

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:07
Mohammod Abdulazeez’s past included drug abuse, mental illness and trouble keeping work. The authorities also found that he viewed material connected to Anwar al-Awlaki, the radical U.S.-born cleric.









Obama orders flags at half-staff for shooting victims

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:07

President issues proclamation in the wake of a mass shooting in Tennessee.

       

Floridians urged to avoid leprosy-infected armadillos

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:02

Leprosy cases in Florida are higher than normal, and experts are blaming armadillos.

       

Chris Froome still leads by more than 3 minutes / Tour de France

NBA - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:00
Ruben Plaza Molina of Spain wins stage 16 in Alps, but Briton Chris Froome still has big overall lead.
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Chris Froome still leads by more than 3 minutes / Tour de France

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:00
Ruben Plaza Molina of Spain wins stage 16 in Alps, but Briton Chris Froome still has big overall lead.
Categories: Sports Center

Chris Froome still leads by more than 3 minutes / Tour de France

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:00
Ruben Plaza Molina of Spain wins stage 16 in Alps, but Briton Chris Froome still has big overall lead.

California proposes historic $1.5M fine for taking water

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:00

In this photo taken July 15, 2015, water flows down a canal near Byron, Calif. The California State Water Resources Control Board said it's proposing a fine of $1.5 million against the Byron-Bethany Irrigation District for allegedly taking water from a pumping plant after it was warned that there was not enough water. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators on Monday proposed a first-of-its-kind, $1.5 million fine for a group of Central Valley farmers accused of illegally taking water during the drought.


Drought shrivels quality of Northwest’s winter wheat

NBA - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 08:58
Intense drought has shrunk the kernels and disrupted the proteins of winter wheat crops in Montana, Washington, Oregon and Idaho — the region that produces a fifth of the U.S. harvest.
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Drought shrivels quality of Northwest’s winter wheat

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 08:58
Intense drought has shrunk the kernels and disrupted the proteins of winter wheat crops in Montana, Washington, Oregon and Idaho — the region that produces a fifth of the U.S. harvest.
Categories: Sports Center

Drought shrivels quality of Northwest’s winter wheat

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 08:58
Intense drought has shrunk the kernels and disrupted the proteins of winter wheat crops in Montana, Washington, Oregon and Idaho — the region that produces a fifth of the U.S. harvest.

House to take up bill blocking money for 'sanctuary cities'

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 08:58
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will take up a bill this week blocking funding for so-called "sanctuary cities" that resist turning over immigrants to federal authorities.

Alaska man crashes plane during flyover of daughter's wedding reception

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 08:55
An Alaska man flying over his daughter's weekend wedding reception died when the plane crashed after its landing gear struck trees, state police said. A National Transportation Safety Board investigator was en route to the crash site on Monday afternoon and had no further details, said regional supervisor Clint Johnson. The pilot's family has been notified and his body was delivered to the medical examiner's office, a state trooper report said.