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Oil price falls to two-year low

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:17
Global oil prices fall to their lowest level in more than two years after Saudi Arabia cut its official selling price.
Categories: BBC World News

Silicon Valley takes benefits 'arms race' to health care

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:16

A pillow is placed on a couch at Twitter headuiarters in San FranciscoBy Christina Farr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - High salaries and free food aren't enough any more in Silicon Valley, where maturing companies are competing for talent with creative health care and "wellness" programs that use gadgets to promote good behavior. Standard benefits at the largest technology companies, including Google Inc and Apple Inc, range from fertility treatments to deluxe on-site medical clinics, to new technology treats like health-tracking bracelets. ...


Softbank invests $250M in Legendary Entertainment

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:16
NEW YORK (AP) — Japanese telecommunications and Internet company SoftBank Corp. is investing $250 million in media company Legendary Entertainment, known for films such as "The Dark Knight" and "Man of Steel."

Three US footballers die in a week

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:14
A New York student who died on Wednesday became the third US high school football player to die playing the game in one week.
Categories: BBC World News

L.A. fashion district faces closer scrutiny in money laundering probe

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:12

Department of Justice handout photo shows box containing U.S. currency seized during a raid in the Los Angeles Fashion DistrictLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department will soon order heightened financial disclosure requirements for about 2,000 businesses in the Los Angeles fashion district, which is suspected of operating as a major money laundering hub for Mexican and Colombian narcotics traffickers, officials said. The order by the department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network takes effect on Oct. 9 and lasts for six months, making it one of the biggest actions of its kind for the division, officials said. ...


Benchmarking Washington

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:10
The Washington Roundtable, a business group whose board members represent some of the region's top companies, had released a new report measuring us against other states in several key areas. Benchmarking is important — you don't know where you stand against the competition without context.

Outdoor writer Dave Graybill finds kings in Columbia's Hanford Reach area

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:09
Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler:

Deputies investigate home-invasion robbery near Kent

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:06
King County deputies are investigating a home-invasion robbery Thursday morning near Kent where at least two shots were fired.

Jon Ryan named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:06
Seattle punter Jon Ryan has been named as the NFC's Special Teams Player of the Month.

Dalai Lama visa row ends Nobel forum

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:03
A Nobel Peace Prize meeting due to be held in South Africa will happen elsewhere after the Dalai Lama was denied a visa to the country.
Categories: BBC World News

Hundreds more flights canceled at Chicago airports

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:03
Nearly 500 flights canceled Thursday at O’Hare; 300 flights canceled at Midway.

Disruptions: ‘The Innovators’ by Walter Isaacson: How Women Shaped Technology

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:01
Whether in 1843, 1946 or today, women’s contributions are often ignored.






Seattle man sentenced in child porn network

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:01
NEW ORLEANS — Federal prosecutors say a Seattle man has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for downloading videos of underage boys performing sex acts from websites that were part of an online child pornography ring run out of Louisiana.

Death penalty notice filed in beheading case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:59

In this Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 photo provided by the Cleveland County, Okla., Sheriff's Department, Alton Nolen is pictured in a booking photo. Nolen has been charged with murder in the first degree in the death of Colleen Hufford, in Moore, Okla. (AP Photo/Cleveland County Sheriff's Department)NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor has filed formal notification that he'll seek the death penalty against a man accused of beheading a woman at a food processing plant.


Onstage ‘Deliverance’ Hews to the Novel, Not the Film

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:57
The Godlight Theater Company is adapting James Dickey’s novel “Deliverance,” presenting it on a 12-by-12-foot stage and scrupulously hewing to the book, not the movie.

U.S. Patient Aided Ebola Victim in Liberia

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:54
Thomas E. Duncan, the first Ebola patient to develop symptoms in the U.S., is in serious but stable condition.






Hot air balloon landing prompts calls in Warrington Township

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:52

Hot air balloon landing prompts calls in Warrington TownshipA hot air balloon landing caused some concern in Warrington Township, Bucks County Thursday morning.


Bushwick Starr, a Humble Space With Bold Works

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:51
The Bushwick Starr, a dingy, elegant but strangely welcoming performance space in Brooklyn, has become a bright spot on the Off Off Broadway map.

Funeral arrangements announced for fallen Pa. state trooper

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:50

Funeral arrangements announced for fallen Pa. state trooperFuneral arrangements have been announced for David Kedra, the Pennsylvania state trooper accidentally shot and killed Tuesday during a training exercise.


Officials: About 80 being monitored for Ebola

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:48

 About 80 being monitored for EbolaHealth officials in Texas say about 80 people are being monitored for symptoms of Ebola.