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NH high court: New sentence hearings in killings

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:37

FILE - In this, May 14, 2013, file photo, Robert Dingman is escorted out of Merrimack County Superior Court in Concord, N.H. The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, that Dingman should receive new sentencing hearings in light of a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that mandatory life sentences for juvenile killers is unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File(CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Four men convicted of murder as teenagers should receive new sentencing hearings in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that mandatory life sentences for juvenile are unconstitutional, New Hampshire's Supreme Court ruled Friday.


Your Money: Affixing More Value to the Ordinary Experiences of Life

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:26
Research shows that the older a person gets, the more happiness is derived from everyday activities, not extraordinary events.

State Patrol: Suspect was texting when he hit cyclist

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:25
BONNEY LAKE -- A pickup driver is facing vehicular assault charges after he drifted off the roadway while texting and hit a bicyclist who was riding on the shoulder, the Washington State Patrol reports.

U.N. urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Missouri shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:25

Michael Brown Sr, yells out as his son's casket is lowered into the ground at St. Peter's Cemetery in St. LouisBy Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri. Minorities, particularly African Americans, are victims of disparities, the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) said after examining the U.S. "Racial and ethnic discrimination remains a serious and persistent problem in all areas of life from de facto school segregation, access to health care and housing," Noureddine Amir, CERD committee vice chairman, told a news briefing.


Stock market edges higher in midday trading

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:24

FILE - The New York Stock Exchange is shown, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 file photo taken in New York. Global stock markets were muted Thursday Aug. 28, 2014 ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)Mixed reports on the U.S. economy and better-than-expected company earnings nudged U.S. stocks higher on Friday. Indexes were rebounding after a slow start in light trading ahead of the Labor Day holiday.


Air Force Academy on al-Qaida list of targets

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:23
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An English-language al-Qaida publication that promotes "lone-wolf" terrorist attacks includes the Air Force Academy in Colorado on a list of possible terrorism targets.

Fire causing power outage on Wildwood boardwalk

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:18

Fire causing power outage on Wildwood boardwalkA fire in Wildwood, New Jersey is causing power outages on the boardwalk.


Il Terrazzo Carmine: Old-school Italian is definitively delivered

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:17
Il Terrazzo Carmine, an Italian restaurant in Pioneer Square, was and still is unapologetically old school.

Tesla, Chinese firm plan 400 charging stations

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:16
Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations for electric cars in a new bid to promote popular adoption of the technology in China.

Wildlife officials capture crocodile suspected in Florida attack

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:15
By Daniel Wallis MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida wildlife officials trapped a large crocodile on Friday believed to have attacked a pair of late-night swimmers in a first for the Sunshine State, a spokesman said. The 300-pound reptile, locally nicknamed Pancho, died soon after being caught, said Jorge Pino, a spokesman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. A 23-year-old woman with him was also badly bitten in what wildlife officials said was Florida's first ever recorded case of a crocodile attacking a person. Although Florida is well known for incidents involving its many alligators, there are fewer than 2,000 American crocodiles, living mostly in the state's southeast near the Everglades.

New Cabinet, Full of Erdogan Holdovers, Is Announced in Turkey

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:03
The continued presence of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s appointees at the head of key ministries left little doubt that the president would retain strong influence over the government.






NYPD monitoring Britain terror precautions

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:02
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Police Commissioner William Bratton says the city is closely following developments overseas after Britain raised its terror threat level.

Russian rouble falls to new low

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 23:59
The Russian rouble falls to a record low against the dollar as investors fear further sanctions against the nation.
Categories: BBC World News

Correction: Synthetic Drug Overdoses story

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 23:56

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Cass County Sheriff's Department in Fargo, N.D., shows Charles Carlton, of Katy, Texas. Carlton, who pleaded guilty to distributing chemicals that resulted in the synthetic drug deaths of two teens in the Grand Forks, N.D., area was sentenced Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Fargo to 20 years and six months in prison. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the Cass County Sheriff's Department, File)FARGO, N.D. (AP) — In a story Aug. 28 about the sentencing of a man in a North Dakota drug case, The Associated Press incorrectly quoted Debbie Bjerk, whose son Christian Bjerk died after ingesting a synthetic drug. She said, "There are no human words I can say today that can convey the magnitude of our loss," not "There are no healing words I can say today that can convey the magnitude of our loss."


Woman dies after being struck by 3 cars in Logan

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 23:55

 Woman struck by 3 cars in Logan was topless, crossed against the lightA woman has died after police say she was struck by three vehicles early Friday in the Logan section of Philadelphia.


Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 23:53
The best reads from the BBC News website this week
Categories: BBC World News

Rwanda murder plotters found guilty

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 23:52
Four men are found guilty of trying to murder Rwanda's former army chief, Gen Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, in South Africa in June 2010.
Categories: BBC World News

Tesco shares drop on profit warning

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 23:50
Shares in the struggling supermarket Tesco fall to an 11-year low after the group cut its profit forecast and dividend.
Categories: BBC World News

Eurozone anxiety overshadows EU summit

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 23:48
Why deciding top jobs is not key to the EU summit
Categories: BBC World News