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China stocks in worst week since 2008

BBC World News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 16:56
Chinese stock markets suffered their worst week since 2008, with prices hit by a flurry of IPOs and concerns about stricter trading rules.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: South Africa CEOs sleep rough for charity

BBC World News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 16:56
A group of South Africa's top CEOs have slept rough on the streets of Johannesburg to raise money for a local children's charity.
Categories: BBC World News

From Vick to Downey Jr.: Celebs who have bounced back

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 16:45

Brian Williams isn't the only one who's gotten a second chance.

       

South Korean Official Says MERS Outbreak Seems to Be Easing

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 16:44
The cautious assessment by a senior government health official came on a day that he announced only one new case, as well as one new death.







Report: Obama meets with Spielberg, Katzenberg

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 16:44

President reportedly dines with Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg.

       

Jury awards $435K to family in Aqua Dots trial

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 16:41

The toy was coated with a chemical that converts into the "date-rape drug" GHB when ingested.

       

Jury rules no extra prison for Marine who killed Iraqi

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 16:34

FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2013, file photo, Marine Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III speaks at his home in Oceanside, Calif. Military prosecutors on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, are expected to give closing arguments in their case against a Marine Corps sergeant being retried on a murder charge in a major Iraq war crimes case involving the 2006 killing of a retired Iraqi policeman. Defense Attorney Christopher Oprison, representing Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III, is also expected to give closing arguments at Camp Pendleton, north of San Diego.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — A Marine staff sergeant told military jurors that everyone looked up to Lawrence Hutchins III, his squad leader. Hutchins' 11-year-old daughter said it was "sheer terror" to live without her father.


BBC success at Monte Carlo TV awards

BBC World News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 16:26
BBC shows Happy Valley, The Missing and Marvellous win multiple awards at the Monte Carlo television awards.
Categories: BBC World News

Brian Williams apologizes, blames his ego for telling false tales

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 16:13

The subdued NBC newsman says he now expects to be held to a different standard.

       

Pakistan executions stop for Ramadan

BBC World News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 16:04
Pakistan's prime minister orders the temporary suspension of the death penalty during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Categories: BBC World News

Uncle Sam's math is making highways crumble (OZY)

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 16:02

The amount the U.S. is spending on our roads, bridges and buildings is shocking.

       

Obama's penchant for desert golf faces scrutiny in drought

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 15:52

One question for President Obama as he heads for Palm Springs, Calif. this weekend: whether it's appropriate to play on plush green golf lin...

       

Obama's penchant for desert golf faces scrutiny in drought

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 15:52

One question for President Obama as he heads for Palm Springs, Calif. this weekend: whether it's appropriate to play on plush green golf lin...

       

Britain Invites U.S. Official to Join Review of Its Military

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 15:51
To allay concerns in Washington about cuts in British military spending, an American has joined a panel that will determine the armed forces’ future.







Poll shows students vary in how they define consent

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 15:48

At least 40% of students see certain unspoken actions as a green-light for sex.

       

Snoqualmie Pass - 6/19/2015 12:15:29 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 15:46
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
6/19/2015 12:15:29 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Thursday, June 18 to Friday June 19; approximately one hour at a time, the eastbound lanes of I-90 will close multiple times throughout the night between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m. Eastbound drivers will be stopped at milepost 56 near Gold Creek. Westbound drivers may experience minor delays for a single-lane closure during the same time frames. Over size loads are prohibited from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Thursday in support of the closures.

Weather:


England to play three Tests down under

BBC World News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 15:40
Australia will host England in a three-Test series for the first time, after the 2015-16 Premiership season.
Categories: BBC World News

Bowling-ball bomb: 5 craziest crimes of the week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 15:39

A suspect tempting fate via his T-shirt and an island that sadly watched its nearly half-century theft-free streak go down the tubes are amo...

       

Kapoor 'vagina' sculpture vandalised

BBC World News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 15:37
Vandals spray-paint a controversial Anish Kapoor sculpture on display in the gardens of France's Palace of Versailles.
Categories: BBC World News

Truck Crashes Into Washington State Home Nearly Striking Homeowner Inside - KTLA

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 15:33

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Truck Crashes Into Washington State Home Nearly Striking Homeowner Inside
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Truck Crashes Into Washington State Home Nearly Striking Homeowner Inside. Posted 5:35 PM, June 18, 2015, by Kennedy Ryan, Updated at 12:24am, June 19, 2015. Share this: Facebook · Twitter · Google · LinkedIn · Pinterest · Email. The driver of a stolen ...