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5 restaurant workers died in fire of boss-owned home

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:07

Police and fire officials investigate a house fire that killed five people at a home in Novi, Mich., Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. Authorities say five restaurant workers were killed in the house fire near Detroit. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. (Brandy Baker/Detroit News via AP) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT; MANDATORY CREDITNOVI, Mich. (AP) — Five men who appear to be from Mexico likely were overcome by thick smoke and died in a fire at a home owned by their boss, who owned a Chinese restaurant, authorities said Monday.


Driver sought in deadly hit-and-run in Berlin, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:04

Driver sought in deadly hit-and-run in Berlin, N.J.Police in Berlin, Camden County are hoping surveillance video will help them find a driver wanted in connection to a deadly hit-and-run.


Your Evening Briefing

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:59
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Bell at historic Virginia church sounds ‘cry of liberty’

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:59

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Williamsburg church founded by slaves marked its 240th anniversary with the sounding of a restored bell to mark the start of Black History Month. The First Baptist Church welcomed descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings at a ceremony Monday attended by the Rev. Jesse Jackson and other dignitaries. Jackson […]
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Bell at historic Virginia church sounds ‘cry of liberty’

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:59

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Williamsburg church founded by slaves marked its 240th anniversary with the sounding of a restored bell to mark the start of Black History Month. The First Baptist Church welcomed descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings at a ceremony Monday attended by the Rev. Jesse Jackson and other dignitaries. Jackson […]
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Bell at historic Virginia church sounds ‘cry of liberty’

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:59

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Williamsburg church founded by slaves marked its 240th anniversary with the sounding of a restored bell to mark the start of Black History Month. The First Baptist Church welcomed descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings at a ceremony Monday attended by the Rev. Jesse Jackson and other dignitaries. Jackson […]

Bell at historic Virginia church sounds 'cry of liberty'

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:58

Valerie Simpson performs during a ceremony at First Baptist Church on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Williamsburg, Va. The long-silent bell at the historic Williamsburg church sounded to launch the congregation's 240th anniversary throughout Black History Month. (Joe Fudge/The Daily Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDITWILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Williamsburg church founded by slaves marked its 240th anniversary with the sounding of a restored bell to mark the start of Black History Month.


Justice Department launches review of San Francisco police

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:55

U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Director Ronald Davis, center, speaks next to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, center, and San Francisco Chief of Police Greg Suhr during a news conference Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in San Francisco. The U.S. Department of Justice launched a review of the San Francisco Police Department, an agency facing scrutiny over the shooting death of a young black man and the emergence of homophobic and racist text messages exchanged between officers. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would launch a review of the San Francisco Police following requests from city officials and community members. Although the American Civil Liberties Union had asked for a federal investigation into the San Francisco Police Department following the death of Mario Woods, 26, at the hands of police, the review will only result in recommendations, not court-enforceable reforms. "We will examine the San Francisco Police Department's current operational policies, training practices and accountability systems, and help identify key areas for improvement going forward," Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in a statement.


LIVE: ABC News coverage of the Iowa caucuses

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:55

 ABC News coverage of the Iowa caucusesThe Iowa caucuses officially kickoff the 2016 presidential election season.


Business Highlights

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:53

___ Airlines restore tiny perks, like pretzels, to pacify fliers NEW YORK (AP) — After 15 years of near austerity, U.S. airlines are restoring some small perks for passengers crammed into coach. Don’t expect ample legroom or free checked bags. But fliers will find improved snacks, a larger selection of free movies and — on […]
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Business Highlights

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:53

___ Airlines restore tiny perks, like pretzels, to pacify fliers NEW YORK (AP) — After 15 years of near austerity, U.S. airlines are restoring some small perks for passengers crammed into coach. Don’t expect ample legroom or free checked bags. But fliers will find improved snacks, a larger selection of free movies and — on […]
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Business Highlights

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:53

___ Airlines restore tiny perks, like pretzels, to pacify fliers NEW YORK (AP) — After 15 years of near austerity, U.S. airlines are restoring some small perks for passengers crammed into coach. Don’t expect ample legroom or free checked bags. But fliers will find improved snacks, a larger selection of free movies and — on […]

Report: DOJ should track its monitoring of pot legalization

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:53

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Government Accountability Office says the Justice Department needs to better document how it’s tracking the effect of marijuana legalization in the states. In a report Monday, investigators noted that the DOJ said in 2013 it would allow states to regulate marijuana for medical or recreational use, as long as they meet […]
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Report: DOJ should track its monitoring of pot legalization

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:53

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Government Accountability Office says the Justice Department needs to better document how it’s tracking the effect of marijuana legalization in the states. In a report Monday, investigators noted that the DOJ said in 2013 it would allow states to regulate marijuana for medical or recreational use, as long as they meet […]
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Report: DOJ should track its monitoring of pot legalization

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:53

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Government Accountability Office says the Justice Department needs to better document how it’s tracking the effect of marijuana legalization in the states. In a report Monday, investigators noted that the DOJ said in 2013 it would allow states to regulate marijuana for medical or recreational use, as long as they meet […]

Brazil Petrobras ex-director jailed

BBC World News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:53
A former director of the Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras has been sentenced to 12 years in jail as part of a huge corruption probe.
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Report: DOJ should track its monitoring of pot legalization

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:52
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Government Accountability Office says the Justice Department needs to better document how it's tracking the effect of marijuana legalization in the states.

CJ McCollum expands his media career while inspiring kids

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:52

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — While many athletes figure they’ll pursue media careers after their playing days are over, Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum sees no reason why he can’t have it all now. McCollum is a media mogul in the making, with a radio show along with a series of articles to his name. He’s […]
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CJ McCollum expands his media career while inspiring kids

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:52

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — While many athletes figure they’ll pursue media careers after their playing days are over, Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum sees no reason why he can’t have it all now. McCollum is a media mogul in the making, with a radio show along with a series of articles to his name. He’s […]
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CJ McCollum expands his media career while inspiring kids

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 06:52

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — While many athletes figure they’ll pursue media careers after their playing days are over, Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum sees no reason why he can’t have it all now. McCollum is a media mogul in the making, with a radio show along with a series of articles to his name. He’s […]