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Juno picks Dexter Ave. project as its future headquarters

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:15
Juno Therapeutics has agreed to lease three or more floors of an 11-story biotechnology building Alexandria Real Estate plans in South Lake Union as its future headquarters.

Tory resit plan for poor Sats results

BBC World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:13
Pupils in England with poor Sats results at the end of primary school will face a resit in secondary school if the Tories form the next government.
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Police: Father tried to kill his 2 kids with carbon monoxide

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:11
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Northern California man who is accused of trying to kill himself and his two children with carbon monoxide.

Police: Father tried to kill his 2 kids with carbon monoxide

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:11
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Northern California man who is accused of trying to kill himself and his two children with carbon monoxide.

17-year-old NY student accepted at all 8 Ivy League schools

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:09

Harold Ekeh, a senior at Elmont Memorial High School, listens during an interview, Tuesday, April 7, 2015, in New York. Ekeh has been accepted to all 13 colleges he applied to, including the eight Ivy League schools. Ekeh, who plans to study medicine, has until May 1 to decide where he'll go. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan — he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school.


'Syrian former imam' found shot dead

BBC World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:07
A man understood to be a Syrian-born former imam of a London mosque is found dead with bullet wounds in his car.
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10 human pills that can harm ­— or even kill — your pets

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:04
A medication that does one thing for people does not necessarily do the same for our pets and may even harm or kill them.

How race, religion, culture split voters as campaigns begin

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:03
The nonpartisan Pew Research Center data, drawn from about 25,000 interviews, provide a detailed look at where the two parties stand as the race for the presidency begins to take shape.

NASA: We’ll find alien life in 10 to 20 years

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:01
NASA leaders described a flurry of recent discoveries that suggest we are closer than ever to figuring out where we might find life in the solar system and beyond.

US boosts arms for Yemen coalition

BBC World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:01
The US says it is speeding up weapons deliveries to a Saudi-led coalition bombing Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Categories: BBC World News

Sunday Supper at Marla Bakery; Free Live Music at The Hall Tonight

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:00

Sunday Supper at Marla Bakery; Free Live Music at The Hall TonightThe band will play from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., so grab a banh mi from Little Green Cyclo or a lamb burger from Whole Beast and get down. OUTER RICHMOND— Sunday Supper at Marla Bakery is back. Join Cellarmaker Brewing Co. and Chef David Golovin as the collaborate with Marla Bakery for an evening of Suds, Sausage and Smoke. OAKLAND— Ozumo Oakland is hosting their monthly #SushiSunday: a Neo Soul Session this Sunday.


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A Short-Lived Power Failure in Washington Causes a Brief Government Shutdown

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:58
The power failure was traced to a substation in suburban Charles County in Maryland, where a conductor fell on the ground and started a fire, the authorities said.






Senator John McCain to seek sixth term in Arizona

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:54

U.S. Senator John McCain speaks during dedication ceremonies for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in BostonBy Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona, declaring "I've got a lot of energy left in me," announced plans on Tuesday to seek a sixth term in office in 2016. McCain, the Republican presidential nominee in 2008 and now the powerful chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, vowed to face down any challenger. He had defeated a strong challenge from a tea party conservative candidate in 2010 in the Republican primary election and coasted to re-election over a Democratic opponent. "I think you have to be prepared for any challenge," he told Reuters in a telephone interview from Arizona.


Mom accused of setting baby afire indicted on murder charge

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:49
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman accused of dousing her newborn baby with accelerant, setting her on fire and leaving her in the middle of a road has been indicted on a murder charge.

4 injured in banister collapse at New York City building

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:48

In this photo provided by Kaitlyn Ford, emergency personnel work the scene where authorities said four construction workers suffered serious injuries in a partial wall collapse inside a commercial building near Grand Central Terminal, in New York. The cause of the partial collapse is under investigation. No other details were immediately available. (AP Photo/Kaitlyn Ford)NEW YORK (AP) — Four construction workers were hurt Tuesday at a building being demolished near Grand Central Terminal when an interior marble banister collapsed and they tumbled to the ground floor, authorities and the building owner said.


U.S. tracked phone calls for two decades in anti-drug program: USA Today

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:48
The U.S. government started keeping secret records of international phone calls made by Americans in 1992 in a program intended to combat drug trafficking, USA Today reported on Tuesday, citing current and former intelligence and law enforcement officials. The program, run by the Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration, was halted by Attorney General Eric Holder in 2013 amid the fallout from revelations by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden about NSA data collection, the paper reported.

Funeral Masses Held for 2 Killed in East Village Explosion

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:47
The ceremonies for Moises Locón Yac, 27, and Nicholas Figueroa, 23, whose bodies were pulled from the rubble days after the explosion, concluded nearly two weeks of agony for their families.

Funeral Masses Held for 2 Killed in East Village Explosion

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:47
The ceremonies for Moises Ismael Locón Yac, 27, and Nicholas Figueroa, 23, whose bodies were pulled from the rubble days after the explosion, concluded nearly two weeks of agony for their families.

Possible shooting on Schuylkill Expressway in West Conshohocken

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:47

1 person shot on Schuylkill Expressway in West ConshohockenPennsylvania State Police are investigating reports of a possible shooting on the Schuylkill Expressway.


Obama says climate change is harming Americans' health

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:46

President Barack Obama speaks at Howard University in Washington, Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Obama visited the university's medical center to discuss the impact of climate change on public health and steps his administration is taking to reduce the health impacts of climate change on communities. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming isn't just affecting the weather, it's harming Americans' health, President Barack Obama said Tuesday as he announced steps government and businesses will take to better understand and deal with the problem.