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Judge eyes child porn conviction stemming from spy case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:37
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge said Monday she's considering throwing out at least one conviction against a former Boeing manager found guilty of receiving and possessing child pornography that was uncovered during an unrelated espionage investigation.

Doris Roberts, the Mother on ‘Everybody Loves Raymond,’ Dies at 90

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:34
The actress played Ray Romano’s meddling mother in the situation comedy “Everybody Loves Raymond.”

Panama takes reservations for transit through expanded canal

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:34
PANAMA CITY (AP) — The Panama Canal is taking reservations for ships to transit its new locks starting June 27, the day after the inauguration of a $5.25 billion project to double the waterway's capacity, authorities said Monday.

Earthquake Leaves a Trail of Destruction in Ecuador

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:34
Rescuers are still digging through the rubble from Saturday’s magnitude 7.8 quake, the strongest to strike Ecuador in decades.

Transgender bathroom bill fails in Tennessee legislature

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:32
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A transgender bathroom bill in the Tennessee legislature failed Monday after the House sponsor said she was withdrawing the legislation while waiting to see how legal challenges play out in other states that have passed similar measures.

Tests show elevated lead in 6 suburban Detroit schools

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:28

GROSSE POINTE, Mich. (AP) — Screenings have revealed elevated lead and copper levels in at six of 15 public schools in the Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe. The school district on Monday released results of samples collected when water was turned on and after water was left running for two minutes. The district says testing […]
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Tests show elevated lead in 6 suburban Detroit schools

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:28

GROSSE POINTE, Mich. (AP) — Screenings have revealed elevated lead and copper levels in at six of 15 public schools in the Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe. The school district on Monday released results of samples collected when water was turned on and after water was left running for two minutes. The district says testing […]
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Tests show elevated lead in 6 suburban Detroit schools

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:28

GROSSE POINTE, Mich. (AP) — Screenings have revealed elevated lead and copper levels in at six of 15 public schools in the Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe. The school district on Monday released results of samples collected when water was turned on and after water was left running for two minutes. The district says testing […]

Houston deluged, five reported dead in Texas floods

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:26
By Kristen Hays HOUSTON (Reuters) - Torrential rainfall totaling 18 inches (46 cm) pummeled Houston on Monday, causing floods that were believed responsible for five deaths and that snarled transport and turned roads into lakes in the fourth most-populous U.S. city. More than 1,000 homes were flooded in Harris County, which contains Houston, and there were more than 1,000 water rescues as scores of neighborhoods and roads were hit by rushing water. "This is the most I have ever seen in the state of Texas," Governor Greg Abbott said of the rescues at a news conference, where he declared a state of disaster in nine Texas counties.

N.Y. man charged with bribing police as corruption probe continues

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:24

Alex Lichtenstein is escorted out of Manhattan federal court in New YorkA member of a volunteer safety patrol in an Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn was charged on Monday with trying to bribe police officers to obtain gun licenses, prosecutors said, in the latest fallout from a wide-ranging corruption probe into the New York City Police Department. A criminal complaint filed in Manhattan federal court charged Alex Lichtenstein, 44, with conspiracy and bribery, saying he bragged about having obtained 150 licenses through his NYPD connections.


Authorities: Hostage-taker killed in standoff with police

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:24
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a police officer fatally shot an armed man early Monday after he had taken two people hostage at a gas station in an Atlanta suburb.

Obama Immigration Plan Seems to Divide Supreme Court

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:21
During an extended argument, the justices occasionally paused to acknowledge realities outside the courtroom in connection with the president’s plan to shield millions from deportation.

How 4 AP reporters got the story 'Seafood from Slaves'

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:21

Gary Pruitt, back to camera, President and CEO of The Associated Press, embraces reporter Martha Mendoza as the AP wins the Pulitzer Prize for public service, Monday, April 18, 2016 in New York. Mendoza, Robin McDowell, center, Esther Htusan, far left, and Margie Mason, not seen, chronicled how men from Myanmar and other countries were being imprisoned, sometimes in cages, in an island village in Indonesia and forced to work on fishing vessels. AP's international enterprise editor Mary Rajkumar, second left, also congratulated the reporters. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press expose on slavery in Southeast Asia's fishing industry, awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday, was born of a painstaking investigation by four reporters who documented the harsh treatment of fishermen held captive on a remote island and traced their catch to U.S. supermarkets and restaurants.


Authorities in Washington State Are on the Hunt for Two Brothers Suspected of Murder - ABC News

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:17

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Authorities in Washington State Are on the Hunt for Two Brothers Suspected of Murder
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Authorities in Washington State Are on the Hunt for Two Brothers Suspected of Murder. More. The convicted felons are suspected of murdering a couple who disappeared from their home last Monday. 1:13 | 04/18/16. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos.

2016 election: Bernie Sanders supporters need to play to win, even if he loses

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:17

Like many millennials, I played a lot of video games as a child, and did not always win. Sometimes I became so angry when I lost that, rather than accept a loss, I would simply reach over and flip off the console. I suspect I’m not alone in that habit. Those millennials who loudly and […]
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2016 election: Bernie Sanders supporters need to play to win, even if he loses

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:17

Like many millennials, I played a lot of video games as a child, and did not always win. Sometimes I became so angry when I lost that, rather than accept a loss, I would simply reach over and flip off the console. I suspect I’m not alone in that habit. Those millennials who loudly and […]
Categories: Sports Center

2016 election: Bernie Sanders supporters need to play to win, even if he loses

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:17

Like many millennials, I played a lot of video games as a child, and did not always win. Sometimes I became so angry when I lost that, rather than accept a loss, I would simply reach over and flip off the console. I suspect I’m not alone in that habit. Those millennials who loudly and […]

Marketing fee from HomeAway prompts owner anger and lawsuit

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:17

Vacation-rental website adds new fee if you’re renting someone’s second home.
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Marketing fee from HomeAway prompts owner anger and lawsuit

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:17

Vacation-rental website adds new fee if you’re renting someone’s second home.
Categories: Sports Center

Marketing fee from HomeAway prompts owner anger and lawsuit

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:17

Vacation-rental website adds new fee if you’re renting someone’s second home.