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The new family portrait? 3D-printed statue selfies

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:46
Walk into Eddie DaRoza's office and you'll find two of him there: the actual 32-year-old video producer, and a 5-inch statuette of him.

Angry protesters yell at riot police in St. Louis

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:44
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis for a second night as accusations of racial profiling prompted calls for a federal investigation ahead of a weekend of planned rallies and civil disobedience.

Japan court orders Google to remove search results

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:42

FILE - In this June 5, 2014 file photo, a man walks past a Google sign at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. A Japanese judge has ordered Google to remove search results of a man’s unflattering past in an order the plaintiff’s lawyer compared to Europe’s “right to be forgotten” ruling. The Tokyo District Court ordered Google Japan on Thursday, Oct 9, 2024 to remove search results that hinted at the man’s relations with a criminal organization after he complained his privacy rights were violated. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judge has ordered Google to remove search results of a man's unflattering past in an order the plaintiff's lawyer compared to Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling.


Courts block voter ID laws in Texas, Wisconsin

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:39
A federal judge likened Texas' strict voter ID requirement to a poll tax deliberately meant to suppress minority voter turnout and struck it down less than a month before Election Day -- and mere hours after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked a similar measure in Wisconsin.

Airport screening for Ebola: 5 things to know

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:38
The Obama administration announced Wednesday that airline passengers arriving from the three West African countries experiencing an unprecedented Ebola outbreak will now be screened for potential exposure to the deadly disease when they arrive at five major U.S. airports. The screening will include having their temperatures taken.

Parents charged in death of infant left in crib 16 hours

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:38

Police say baby was put in a crib on Saturday and parents didn't check on her until Sunday.

       

UK trade deficit narrows in August

BBC World News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:36
The gap between the amount the UK imports and the amount it exports narrowed in August, the latest official figures show.
Categories: BBC World News

Rowan University suspends 2 students over sex video

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:33

Rowan University suspends 2 students over sex videoNew Jersey's Rowan University has suspended two students for posting a sex video online.


Kim absence at major event raises health questions

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:31
For the first time in three years, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un didn't appear at a celebration of the anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party on Friday, further increasing speculation that something is amiss with the authoritarian leader who hasn't been seen publicly in more than a month.

Gay rights groups hail new Catholic tone

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:31
Gay rights groups are cautiously cheering a shift in tone from the Catholic Church toward homosexuals, encouraged that Pope Francis' famous "Who am I to judge?" position has filtered down to bishops debating family issues at a Vatican meeting this week.

Islamic State group shells Syrian border crossing

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:31
The Islamic State group shelled a Syrian border crossing with Turkey on Friday to try and capture it and cut off the embattled town of Kobani, a local Kurdish official and Syrian activists said.

Homeless Outreach in Volumes: Books by Bike for ‘Outside’ People in Oregon

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:30
Portland’s fondness for bikes, literary culture and liberal impulses have come together with Street Books, a nonprofit book service for “people living outside.”






U.S. Air Force probed for scrapping costly planes bought for Afghans

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:28

Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force, signs the Department of Defense Human Goals Charter at the Pentagon in WashingtonBy Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government watchdog agency is asking the Air Force to explain why it destroyed 16 aircraft initially bought for the Afghan air force and turn them into $32,000 of scrap metal instead of finding other ways to salvage nearly $500 million in U.S. funds spent on the program. ...


Microsoft boss rues female pay gaffe

BBC World News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:19
The boss of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, apologises for remarks he made advising women not to ask for a pay rise but to have "faith in the system".
Categories: BBC World News

FBI exhumes body in 10 Most Wanted search

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:16
Nearly 40 years ago, authorities said former diplomat William Bradford "Brad" Bishop Jr. bludgeoned his family to death with a sledgehammer and disappeared into the North Carolina woods. For decades, investigators believed he might have used his education, international experience and knowledge of foreign languages to flee to Europe and assume a new identity.

GOP, White House clash on Secret Service scandal

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:16
Two years after a prostitution scandal rocked the Secret Service, a Republican congressman renewed allegations Thursday about possible involvement by a White House volunteer and said he smelled efforts to cover it up. White House officials adamantly denied wrongdoing and said there'd been no attempt to keep anything quiet.

Angry protesters yell at riot police in St. Louis

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:16
Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis for a second night as accusations of racial profiling prompted calls for a federal investigation ahead of a weekend of planned rallies and civil disobedience.

No show: North Korea's leader Kim misses Party birthday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:14

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un appeared a no-show Friday for a key political anniversary in Pyongyang.

       

Mexico: 3rd arrest in death of Malcolm X grandson

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:07

Suspect was expected to appear before a judge on charges of homicide, robbery.

       

New York scare house evokes city's 'bad old days'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:05

 New York,” a haunted house attraction in New York. The “Nightmare” Lower East Side house transports visitors to the city’s “bad old days,” including the demented rat-and-crime infested subway of the 1980s. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's bad old days are here again — in a Halloween haunted house, that is.