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Sen. Bill Nelson's office says he's now cancer free

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 04:04
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson's office says he has been informed that he's cancer free following prostate surgery last week.

Judge denies plea to block release of evidence in Gray case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 04:03
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge won't prohibit defense attorneys from releasing evidence in the high-profile Freddie Gray case.

Former Philadelphia union boss gets 19 years prison for racketeering

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 04:02
A judge in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia sentenced Joseph Dougherty, 73, to 230 months behind bars and ordered him to pay $558,041 restitution to his victims. If he is ever released from prison, Dougherty must undergo three years of supervised release, the judge ordered. Dougherty, who served as the business manager and treasurer of Ironworkers Local 401, was convicted in January of conspiring with union members to intimidate, extort and commit violence against non-union contractors.

Utah’s ‘Grand Staircase’ Leads Back in Time to Dinosaur Shangri-La

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 04:01
The craggy Kaiparowits Plateau, part of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, was once a steamy forest and home to odd beasts.









Ex-Washington state NAACP leader Dolezal: 'I would say I'm black' - Yahoo News

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:58

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Ex-Washington state NAACP leader Dolezal: 'I would say I'm black'
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Washington state activist Rachel Dolezal, 37, resigned in June as president of the Spokane chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a leading civil rights organization, amid reports she was falsely claiming to be black.

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Lawyers may try to use Bill Cosby's own words against him

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:56

FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2014, file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby pauses during a news conference about the upcoming exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. Cosby detailed his efforts to keep his exploits from his wife in a transcript of a 2005-06 deposition taken in Philadelphia. It is the only publicly available testimony he has given in response to accusations he drugged and sexually assaulted dozens of women over four decades. Cosby has denied the allegations, calling the sexual contact consensual. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)Bill Cosby's lurid, decade-old testimony about his philandering could do more than damage what's left of his fatherly image — it could very well be used against him in court by some of the women who accuse him of sexual assault.


Ex-Washington state NAACP leader Dolezal: 'I would say I'm black'

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:56

Washington state civil rights advocate Rachel Dolezal is seen in the NBC's "Today" show studios in Manhattan, New YorkWashington state activist Rachel Dolezal, 37, resigned in June as president of the Spokane chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a leading civil rights organization, amid reports she was falsely claiming to be black. Dolezal came under intense scrutiny when a white couple who identified themselves as her estranged biological parents told U.S. media she has Caucasian roots. "It's taken my entire life to negotiate how to identify, and I've done a lot of research and a lot of studying," Dolezal told Vanity Fair in an interview published on Sunday.


Ex-Washington state NAACP leader Dolezal: 'I would say I'm black' | Reuters - Reuters

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:56

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Ex-Washington state NAACP leader Dolezal: 'I would say I'm black' | Reuters
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Washington state activist Rachel Dolezal, 37, resigned in June as president of the Spokane chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a leading civil rights organization, amid reports she was falsely claiming to be black.

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Fifa taskforce to address corruption

BBC World News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:55
Fifa will set up an 11-strong taskforce to clean up football's world governing body, while a new president will be elected in February.
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VIDEO: Fifa taskforce: What is Blatter's plan?

BBC World News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:54
Fifa is to set up a taskforce of 11 people to look at reforming football's scandal-hit world governing body.
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Pickup Driver Had Beer Before Crash Killed 4 Women in Limo, DA Says

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:52
The investigation into the circumstances continues, officials said today.

SPD chief asks council: Stop writing $27 pot tickets or not?

NBA - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:52
Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole asks the City Council for guidance after another round of tickets for public pot-use skew disproportionately toward blacks.
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SPD chief asks council: Stop writing $27 pot tickets or not?

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:52
Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole asks the City Council for guidance after another round of tickets for public pot-use skew disproportionately toward blacks.
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SPD chief asks council: Stop writing $27 pot tickets or not?

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:52
Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole asks the City Council for guidance after another round of tickets for public pot-use skew disproportionately toward blacks.

Ex-union boss gets 19 years for arson, violence at worksites

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:50
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Philadelphia union boss was sentenced Monday to more than 19 years in prison for overseeing violence, vandalism and intimidation at nonunion work sites, including a Quaker meetinghouse.

VIDEO: Battling deadly disease in wombats

BBC World News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:50
Fighting deadly disease among Australia's furry friends
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Ferrari & Rolex part of Webb bail

BBC World News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:50
A Ferrari and five Rolexes are some items former Fifa vice-president Jeffrey Webb has provided to secure his release on bail.
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Charleston shooting defendant to provide handwriting samples

NBA - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:46
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white man charged with killing nine black parishioners at a Charleston church was ordered to provide handwriting samples to investigators, and prosecutors hope to match it with notes and other writings that point to motive. Following Dylann Roof’s arrest the day after the June 17 shootings, search warrants were executed […]
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Charleston shooting defendant to provide handwriting samples

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:46
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white man charged with killing nine black parishioners at a Charleston church was ordered to provide handwriting samples to investigators, and prosecutors hope to match it with notes and other writings that point to motive. Following Dylann Roof’s arrest the day after the June 17 shootings, search warrants were executed […]
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Charleston shooting defendant to provide handwriting samples

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 03:46
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white man charged with killing nine black parishioners at a Charleston church was ordered to provide handwriting samples to investigators, and prosecutors hope to match it with notes and other writings that point to motive. Following Dylann Roof’s arrest the day after the June 17 shootings, search warrants were executed […]