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Bad driver denied gun permit in New Jersey

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 20:02

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who works for a private security company cannot get a permit to carry a handgun because of his driving record. An appeals court on Thursday upheld a lower court that found allowing Rahman Idlett to carry a weapon was “against the interest of the public health, safety […]
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Bad driver denied gun permit in New Jersey

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 20:02

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who works for a private security company cannot get a permit to carry a handgun because of his driving record. An appeals court on Thursday upheld a lower court that found allowing Rahman Idlett to carry a weapon was “against the interest of the public health, safety […]

Penney reports a 1Q sales shortfall, narrower loss

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:58

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney says its first-quarter loss narrowed from a year ago, but the department store operator posted a sales shortfall in an overall tough environment. Its shares dropped more than 11 percent in premarket trading. The company, based in Plano, Texas, said that it lost $68 million, or 22 cents per […]
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Penney reports a 1Q sales shortfall, narrower loss

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:58

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney says its first-quarter loss narrowed from a year ago, but the department store operator posted a sales shortfall in an overall tough environment. Its shares dropped more than 11 percent in premarket trading. The company, based in Plano, Texas, said that it lost $68 million, or 22 cents per […]
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Penney reports a 1Q sales shortfall, narrower loss

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:58

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney says its first-quarter loss narrowed from a year ago, but the department store operator posted a sales shortfall in an overall tough environment. Its shares dropped more than 11 percent in premarket trading. The company, based in Plano, Texas, said that it lost $68 million, or 22 cents per […]

Wife of Chicago cop in Laquan McDonald shooting: He's not a monster

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:58

Officer's wife says her husband became emotionally closed off before the shooting.

       

EU Libya anti-smuggler mission 'failing'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:56
The EU naval mission to tackle people smuggling off the Libyan coast is failing to achieve its aims, a UK parliamentary committee says.
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Operation Puerto continues to shed bad light on Spain

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:52

MADRID (AP) — Ten years later, one of the worst doping scandals in Spain continues to haunt the country’s athletes. Operation Puerto, the 2006 investigation which unveiled a doping network involving some of the world’s top cyclists, refuses to go away as a local court drags on deciding whether hundreds of confiscated blood bags should […]
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Police: 4 more boys arrested in Jewish school bus fire

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:52

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say four more boys have been arrested for allegedly setting fire to a Jewish school bus in Brooklyn. The New York Police Department says two of the boys are 14 years old, one is 12 and the fourth is 11. They were arrested Thursday and charged as juveniles with arson […]
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Operation Puerto continues to shed bad light on Spain

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:52

MADRID (AP) — Ten years later, one of the worst doping scandals in Spain continues to haunt the country’s athletes. Operation Puerto, the 2006 investigation which unveiled a doping network involving some of the world’s top cyclists, refuses to go away as a local court drags on deciding whether hundreds of confiscated blood bags should […]
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Police: 4 more boys arrested in Jewish school bus fire

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:52

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say four more boys have been arrested for allegedly setting fire to a Jewish school bus in Brooklyn. The New York Police Department says two of the boys are 14 years old, one is 12 and the fourth is 11. They were arrested Thursday and charged as juveniles with arson […]
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Operation Puerto continues to shed bad light on Spain

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:52

MADRID (AP) — Ten years later, one of the worst doping scandals in Spain continues to haunt the country’s athletes. Operation Puerto, the 2006 investigation which unveiled a doping network involving some of the world’s top cyclists, refuses to go away as a local court drags on deciding whether hundreds of confiscated blood bags should […]

Police: 4 more boys arrested in Jewish school bus fire

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:52

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say four more boys have been arrested for allegedly setting fire to a Jewish school bus in Brooklyn. The New York Police Department says two of the boys are 14 years old, one is 12 and the fourth is 11. They were arrested Thursday and charged as juveniles with arson […]

Police: 4 more boys arrested in Jewish school bus fire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:50
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say four more boys have been arrested for allegedly setting fire to a Jewish school bus in Brooklyn.

Q&A: What does the Department of Education say about transgender bathrooms?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:49

Questions and answers about new federal guidance on transgender student bathrooms

       

Is NYC too close for celebs' comfort? Writer nixes a move

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:48

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2013 file photo, actor Alec Baldwin leaves criminal court in New York. After testifying at his stalker's trial, having run-ins with photographers, and being suspended from his ultimately short-lived MSNBC show because of his behavior during one of the encounters, Baldwin wrote a New York magazine cover story in 2014 decrying the constant tabloid coverage of his comings and goings. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)NEW YORK (AP) — When famed writer Ta-Nehisi Coates backed away from moving into a Brooklyn brownstone, he gave voice to celebrities' qualms about city living.


Honda reports quarterly loss on strong yen, air-bag recall

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:45
TOKYO (AP) — Honda Motor Co. is reporting a 93.4 billion yen ($860 million) loss for January-March, as the Japanese automaker is hit by costs for a massive air-bag recall and an unfavorable shift in exchange rates.

Nashville may alter restroom codes to allow more unisex

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:43

Proposal would allow a businesses' two single-stall toilets to be used by either sex.

       

White House asks colleges to reconsider asking applicants about criminal history

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:42

Can the simple act of checking a box on a college application discourage thousands of students from finishing the process?

       

Survivor of Georgia crash moved to rehabilitation center

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 19:42

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a University of Georgia student who survived a crash that killed four of her friends has been moved to an Atlanta rehabilitation center. Jane Sanders, a spokeswoman for the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (on-ajc.com/1s5jK7t) that Agnes Kim was admitted to the facility’s brain injury unit […]
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