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Reduced EU sea mission set to go

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:45
The EU is to launch a limited operation in the Mediterranean to help Italy stem the flow of migrants from North Africa.
Categories: BBC World News

Albuquerque Police Reach Settlement With Justice Department on Excessive Force

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:45
Under the agreement, the federal government will install an independent monitor to oversee reforms at the department for at least two years.






Brittany Maynard: New face of right-to-die

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:39

 visiting the Grand Canyon. Maynard, who has advanced brain cancer, has said she plans use Oregon's death-with-dignity law to end her own life Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 though she could still change her mind. (AP Photo/TheBrittanyFund.org, File)Saturday was supposed to be the day that Brittany Maynard killed herself. She still might do it, but her latest message seems to suggest she intends to live, at least for a while.


Seahawks to induct Walter Jones into the team's Ring of Honor Sunday

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:36
Former Seahawk Walter Jones is in the NFL Hall of Fame and has had his number retired by the Seahawks.
Categories: Sports Center

Parachutist rescued from Missouri radio tower

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:34
By Kevin Murphy (Reuters) - A man's plan to leap from a Missouri radio tower south of St. Louis went awry when his parachute got stuck on a supporting wire, leaving him suspended 155 feet above the ground, a fire official said on Friday. The parachutist, Timothy Church, 27, and a second man, Brandon Travis, 26, were arrested for trespassing on private property, St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman said. Travis helped Church gain access to the tower, he said. ...

Seahawks rookie linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis makes a quick impression

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:32
Seahawks rookie linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis played 33 percent of Seattle’s defensive plays against the Panthers, and showed the speed that had coaches and scouts raving about him during the combine and draft.
Categories: Sports Center

American detained in North Korea said he wanted to help Christians

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:32

US Air Force photo of Jeffrey Fowle and his wife Tatyana greeted by U.S. Air Force 88 Air Base Wing Commander Col. John Devillier at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in OhioBy Jon Herskovitz (Reuters) - The American detained by North Korea knew he risked jail by leaving a Bible behind at a club and was not abused during his nearly half year detention in the state often criticized for suppressing religious freedom, he told NBC News on Friday. Jeffrey Fowle, 56, was released last week by North Korea and then returned to his home near Dayton. He had been one of three Americans held by mercurial state, which typically uses the release of foreign captives to build domestic political support for its leaders. ...


Theater shooting suspect wants sanity exam tossed

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:32
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys for the suspect in the Colorado movie theater shooting want a judge to toss out the most recent report on his sanity.

UN chief defends Ebola aid workers

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:31
UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".
Categories: BBC World News

Sharpton calls for federal prosecution in Ferguson

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:28
ST. LOUIS (AP) — With a grand jury decision and a local election looming, the Rev. Al Sharpton returned to St. Louis on Friday to renew calls for the federal prosecution of a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black 18-year-old in the nearby suburb of Ferguson.

'In-flight anomaly' on Virgin rocket

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:26
A Virgin Galactic tourism rocket suffers an "in-flight anomaly", the company says.
Categories: BBC World News

Daimler takes 25 pct stake in Italy's MV Agusta

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:25
BERLIN (AP) — Daimler says it is taking a 25-percent stake in Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta for an undisclosed amount.

Scary Movie Week: Where to see a scary movie this weekend

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:20
Looks like a soggy Halloween night in these parts -- but it's always dry in a movie theater. Here are a few scary options for the weekend. Boo!

Scary Movie Week: Where to see a scary movie this weekend

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:20
Looks like a soggy Halloween night in these parts -- but it's always dry in a movie theater. Here are a few scary options for the weekend. Boo!

$2.25M deal reached in hot NYC jail cell death

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:20
The city has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said Friday.

Slow-motion disaster: Key facts about Hawaii lava

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:18
Lava that has entered a rural Hawaii town has been described as a disaster in slow motion. After months of creeping through uninhabited areas of the Big Island, it reached Pahoa this week, crossing a residential street, burning down a garden shed and inching toward homes and a main road that goes through downtown.

Pac-12 picks, week 10

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:17
On to November. Should be fun.

Pac-12 picks, week 10

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:17
On to November. Should be fun.

$2.25 Million Settlement for Family of Rikers Inmate Who Died in Hot Cell

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:17
The death of Jerome Murdough, a homeless veteran held in a mental health unit, provoked public outrage and drew attention to the conditions at the jail complex.






Say goodbye to lots of European airlines?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:16
Michael O’Leary, outspoken CEO of the rapidly growing budget airline Ryanair, expects many European carriers to shrink or merge in coming shakeout.