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VIDEO: Chimp culture captured on camera

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:06
Researchers have captured the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.
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Pain of Pakistan's outcast Ahmadis

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:03
Pakistan's outcast Ahmadis on their fears for the future
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eBay to split off PayPal business

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
E-commerce site eBay is planning to split off its payments system PayPal into a separate company next year.
Categories: BBC World News

Iran 'postpones' woman's execution

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:53
Iran is reported to have postponed the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, convicted of killing a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Wildlife populations halved in 40 years

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:53
A new study has warned that wildlife populations around the world have dropped by more than half in just 40 years.
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Manhunt for Pa. trooper shooting suspect continues; 2 schools reopen

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:52

Manhunt for Pa. trooper shooting suspect continues; 2 schools reopenTwo schools closed for more than a week due to a massive police manhunt have reopened in northeastern Pennsylvania.


Iowa AG: Lawsuit against Templeton Rye to proceed

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:51
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa attorney general's office says a lawsuit alleging whiskey maker Templeton Rye misled consumers can proceed.

US home prices rise at slowest pace in 20 months

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:49
U.S. home prices in July increased at the slowest pace in 20 months, reflecting sluggish sales and a greater supply of houses for sale.

Bellevue's Isaac Garcia commits to USC

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:47
Bellevue defensive end Isaac Garcia (class of 2016) committed to USC on Monday evening via Twitter.

AccuWeather: Sun today; shower possible later

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:43

 Sun today; shower possible laterAccuWeather is tracking more spotty showers today.


Parents charged in death of son found in home

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:38

Childs Body FoundHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania married couple have been charged with homicide in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found when police were called to their Harrisburg home two months ago.


Divorce law out of sync with same-sex marriage

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:37

FILE - In this June 17, 2008 file photo, a same sex couple exchange rings as they say their vows at City Hall in San Francisco. Same-sex marriage is allowed in 19 states and the District of Columbia, but laws governing divorce have not kept pace, creating a patchwork that is particularly troublesome for couples living where their marriages aren't recognized to begin with. (AP Photo/Darryl Bush, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Cori Jo Long, 31, and Brooke Powell, 30, did everything right before they married. They fell in love slowly, based on years of friendship stretching back to high school. They planned their nuptials carefully for about a year, choosing to travel from Texas to New Hampshire in 2010 as same-sex marriage spread.


Court: Tenn. must release execution information

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:36
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee must turn over the names of people involved in executions to the attorneys for 11 death row inmates, a state appeals court ruled.

AP NewsAlert

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:36
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California becomes first state to ban single-use plastic bags; manufacturers warn of lost jobs.

Officer kills man through car door in his driveway

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:34

In this Feb. 18, 2013 photo released by the Columbia County (Ga.) Sheriff`s Office, Earnest Satterwhite poses for a booking bug. Satterwhite spent some of the last moments of his life fleeing from officers that wanted to pull the 68-year-old man over on suspicion of drunken driving. Seconds after he pulled into a driveway off a dirt road in Edgefield County, an officer opened fired, leaving him one of 75 people in South Carolina killed by an officer since 2010. (AP Photo/Columbia County (Ga.) Sheriff`s Office)NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (AP) — Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with a habit of ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over — an act of defiance that ultimately got him killed.


Human remains found at trash collection site near Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:33
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A worker at a waste collection site near Los Angeles found human remains on a conveyor belt at the facility, marking what local media called the fourth such grisly find in two years, police said on Tuesday. The employee found the body parts on Monday evening at Athens Services in an industrial area about 15 miles east of Los Angeles, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Deputy Juanita Suarez-Navarro. ...

Viagra ads target women for 1st time

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:30

Viagra ads target women for 1st timeTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women.


Brain Injury Group Says N.F.L. Settlement Makes Faulty Assumptions

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:26
In a court filing in Philadelphia, two doctors from the Brain Injury Association of America said the proposed settlement would exclude many players and limit their access to benefits.






Burglar stabbed in rear by homeowner in Chinatown

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:25

Burglar stabbed in rear by homeowner in ChinatownPhiladelphia Police say a homeowner stabbed an intruder multiple times in the buttocks as he tried to escape from a first floor apartment.


Central Park Zoo Prepares to Welcome Grizzlies

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:24
Since the zoo’s famed polar bear Gus died last year, his pool has been empty, but a pair of Bronx grizzlies named Betty and Veronica are set to take his place in November.