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Philadelphia teenager turns beating video in powerful message against bullying

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:33

Philadelphia teenager turns beating video into powerful message against bullyingA teenage girl beaten unconscious allegedly by a group of her peers decided to turn her pain into a passionate message.


Police: Man in underwear struck on Roosevelt Boulevard, in critical condition

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:33

 Man in underwear struck on Roosevelt Boulevard, in critical conditionA man seen running in his underwear on Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia is in critical condition after being struck multiple times.


Despite Amtrak engineer's clarity, no answer why train sped

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:32

FILE - In this May 12, 2015 file photo, emergency personnel work at the scene of a derailed Amtrak train in Philadelphia. On Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, more than 160 documents related to the accident were released by the National Transportation Safety Board. The documents don't come to any conclusions on the cause of the crash but offer a glimpse into what investigators have learned. (AP Photo/Joseph Kaczmarek, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — His memory significantly sharper, Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian spent an hour last November walking investigators through the minutes before the Amtrak train he was operating derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight and injuring more than 200 people.


‘Thursday Night Football’ will be aired on both NBC and CBS

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:31

NFL agrees to two-year deal with the networks for 10 games starting in the fall.
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‘Thursday Night Football’ will be aired on both NBC and CBS

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:31

NFL agrees to two-year deal with the networks for 10 games starting in the fall.
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‘Thursday Night Football’ will be aired on both NBC and CBS

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:31

NFL agrees to two-year deal with the networks for 10 games starting in the fall.

Watch: Video from Seattle police briefing after The Jungle shooting arrests

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:30

Seattle police arrested three teens on Monday in connection to a shooting in late January at a homeless encampment in Seattle that left two dead and three injured. The suspects, all boys, were arrested Monday afternoon at a small homeless camp on Fourth Avenue South beneath an Interstate 90 offramp, according to police. They described […]
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Watch: Video from Seattle police briefing after The Jungle shooting arrests

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:30

Seattle police arrested three teens on Monday in connection to a shooting in late January at a homeless encampment in Seattle that left two dead and three injured. The suspects, all boys, were arrested Monday afternoon at a small homeless camp on Fourth Avenue South beneath an Interstate 90 offramp, according to police. They described […]
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Watch: Video from Seattle police briefing after The Jungle shooting arrests

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:30

Seattle police arrested three teens on Monday in connection to a shooting in late January at a homeless encampment in Seattle that left two dead and three injured. The suspects, all boys, were arrested Monday afternoon at a small homeless camp on Fourth Avenue South beneath an Interstate 90 offramp, according to police. They described […]

Rare view of Australia volcano eruption

BBC World News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:29
A volcanic eruption on a remote island in Australian territory outside the Antarctic circle is filmed by scientists on a research expedition.
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Sheriff: Fugitives had outside aid, kidnapped cab driver

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:29

Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas speaks on the arrest of three escaped inmates at a news conference in Santa Ana, Calif., Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. Inmates, Hossein Nayeri, 37, Jonathan Tieu, 20, and Bac Duong, 43, escaped on Jan. 22 from Central Men's Jail in Orange County planned their escape from a California jail for at least six months then abducted a taxi driver and drove to northern California, where two of the fugitives argued about killing him, authorities said Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Three inmates who pulled off an intricate getaway from a California jail had outside help from a man who slipped them escape tools and gave them a ride to safety before they kidnapped a taxi driver at gunpoint and held him captive for a week while arguing over whether to kill him, authorities said Monday.


Ex-Michigan cop sentenced for beating motorist

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:24

William Melendez was sentenced after apologizing to victim Floyd Dent, his family and the community.

       

The 2016 Race: How to Understand Donald Trump’s Defeat in Iowa

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:24
A loss raises the possibility that his strength is at least partly an illusion.









Brandt Snedeker wins PGA Tour event at windy Torrey Pines in San Diego

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:22

Nearly 23 hours after his last putt fell Sunday, Brandt Snedeker was the champion of the Farmers Insurance Open at windy Torrey Pines. The 69 he shot held up when all of the other players near the top of the board completed their rounds Monday.
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Brandt Snedeker wins PGA Tour event at windy Torrey Pines in San Diego

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:22

Nearly 23 hours after his last putt fell Sunday, Brandt Snedeker was the champion of the Farmers Insurance Open at windy Torrey Pines. The 69 he shot held up when all of the other players near the top of the board completed their rounds Monday.
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Brandt Snedeker wins PGA Tour event at windy Torrey Pines in San Diego

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:22

Nearly 23 hours after his last putt fell Sunday, Brandt Snedeker was the champion of the Farmers Insurance Open at windy Torrey Pines. The 69 he shot held up when all of the other players near the top of the board completed their rounds Monday.

Ted Cruz Wins Republican Caucuses in Iowa

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:13
The victory by Senator Ted Cruz, powered by a surge of support from evangelical Christians, threw into question the depth of support for Donald J. Trump.









Michigan environmental agency presents Flint water-testing plan

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:06

The top of a water tower is seen at the Flint Water Plant in Flint, MichiganMichigan environmental authorities presented a plan to federal officials on Monday to test lead-contaminated water in Flint to determine when the city's water would be safe to drink again, the agency said The plan calls for testing in homes, schools, restaurants and the water distribution system, as well as blood testing, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) said in a statement. Some portions of the city's water system could be given an all-clear on a rolling basis before mid-April, the Detroit Free Press newspaper reported, citing other state officials. Michigan's governor on Thursday extended a state of emergency in Flint until April 14 to help the cash-strapped city recover from the lead contamination crisis which began after it switched water sources in 2014 to try to save money.


Seattle U’s Brendan Westendorf named WAC player of the week

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:03

Westendorf, a product of Kentridge High, averaged 17 points on 51.9 percent shooting for the Redhawks.
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Seattle U’s Brendan Westendorf named WAC player of the week

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:03

Westendorf, a product of Kentridge High, averaged 17 points on 51.9 percent shooting for the Redhawks.
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