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San Diego police promises probe into body camera failure in fatal shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:28
By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - San Diego’s police chief promised on Thursday to conduct an investigation into why a body camera worn by a police officer was turned off when he shot and killed an Afghan immigrant last month. Police Officer Neal N. Browder shot 42-year-old Fridoon Rawshannehad on April 30 after the man failed to obey commands and continued to advance on the officer, a police statement said. Browder, a police officer for 27 years, had responded to a midnight call from an adult bookstore reporting that a man with a knife was threatening people inside and outside the establishment.

Rant & Rave: Don’t use my garbage can, dog-walkers

NBA - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:26
Readers rave about strangers paying for breakfast, rant about dog walkers using their garbage can
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Rant & Rave: Don’t use my garbage can, dog-walkers

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:26
Readers rave about strangers paying for breakfast, rant about dog walkers using their garbage can
Categories: Sports Center

Rant & Rave: Don’t use my garbage can, dog-walkers

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:26
Readers rave about strangers paying for breakfast, rant about dog walkers using their garbage can

Starbucks shifting Ethos water source from drought-stricken California

NBA - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:23
Starbucks says it has started to phase out production of its Ethos brand water in California, relying on an existing supplier in Pennsylvania while it searches for a new long-term West Coast water source.
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Starbucks shifting Ethos water source from drought-stricken California

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:23
Starbucks says it has started to phase out production of its Ethos brand water in California, relying on an existing supplier in Pennsylvania while it searches for a new long-term West Coast water source.
Categories: Sports Center

Starbucks shifting Ethos water source from drought-stricken California

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:23
Starbucks says it has started to phase out production of its Ethos brand water in California, relying on an existing supplier in Pennsylvania while it searches for a new long-term West Coast water source.

Student appointed to Washington State Board of Education - KIRO Seattle

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:21

KIRO Seattle

Student appointed to Washington State Board of Education
KIRO Seattle
A high school student from Gig Harbor has been appointed to the Washington State Board of Education. Baxter Hershman is a sophomore at Gig Harbor High School. He is the new western Washington student representative to the board. He was appointed to ...

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NYC mayor's budget doesn't heed calls to hire more police

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:21

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during his executive budget presentation, Thursday, May 7, 2015, in New York. During the presentation de Blasio discussed additional funds for road repairs, reforms at Rikers Island and public housing. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, Pool)NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday unveiled his $78.3 billion executive budget, a sweeping proposal that devotes more money to fighting homelessness, bolstering struggling schools and creating affordable housing but does not include funding to hire 1,000 additional police officers.


Friday’s poll: Call up Gutierrez or Montero?

NBA - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:20
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Mariners’ minor league report, May 7

NBA - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:19
Here is today’s Mariners’ minor league round-up, which offers the team’s official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.   Class AAA Tacoma The Rainiers game was suspended in the fifth inning […]
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Mariners’ minor league report, May 7

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:19
Here is today’s Mariners’ minor league round-up, which offers the team’s official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.   Class AAA Tacoma The Rainiers game was suspended in the fifth inning […]
Categories: Sports Center

Mariners’ minor league report, May 7

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:19
Here is today’s Mariners’ minor league round-up, which offers the team’s official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.   Class AAA Tacoma The Rainiers game was suspended in the fifth inning […]

Past Losses Echo as Long Island Grieves for a Fallen Officer

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:13
The funeral for Officer Brian Moore will be held at St. James Roman Catholic Church in Seaford, N.Y., where 27 years earlier another young officer killed in the line of duty was mourned.







Oil in North Dakota derailment was treated to cut volatility

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:09

CORRECTS NAME OF SOURCE TO CURT BENSON INSTEAD OF CURT BEMSON - This photo provided by Curt Benson shows smoke and fire coming from an oil train that derailed, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Heimdal, N.D. Officials say 10 tanker cars on the BNSF caught fire prompting the evacuation of Heimdal where about three dozen people live. No injuries were reported. (Curt Benson via AP)BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A shipment of oil involved in an explosive train derailment in North Dakota had been treated to reduce its volatility — a move that state officials suggested could have reduced the severity of the accident but won't prevent others from occurring.


German diplomat: Iran deal alternative 'not very attractive'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:08
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alternatives to a deal to curb Iran's nuclear program are "not very attractive," a top German diplomat said Thursday, noting that Germany and other nations are ready to move beyond sanctions despite what the U.S. Congress might do.

VIDEO: Returning home to rescue my village

BBC World News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:05
Dinesh Tamang grew up in the tiny village of Lapa, close to the Chinese border. When the earthquake happened he knew he was the only one who could bring help.
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FBI sent alert before Texas shooting

BBC World News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 06:59
The FBI had warned Texas officials several hours before a provocative cartoon contest that a suspected extremist could show up at the event.
Categories: BBC World News