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Federal judge rules Minnesota sex offender program unconstitutional; orders more proceedings

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:58
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal judge rules Minnesota sex offender program unconstitutional; orders more proceedings.

Delivery by drone in 30 minutes? Amazon says it's coming

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:57

Amazon Global Public Policy Vice President Paul Misener testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the economic impact of regulating drone technology for personal and commercial uses as well as privacy concerns on the economic impact of regulating drone technology for personal and commercial uses as well as privacy concerns. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)WASHINGTON (AP) — Borrowing a pizza delivery motto, online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing the technology to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less, a broad expansion of unmanned flight that is raising concerns about safety, security and privacy.


Rachel Dolezal: 'No biological proof' she has white parents

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:57

In this image released by NBC News, former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal appears on the "Today" show set on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in New York. Dolezal was born to two parents who say they are white, but she chooses instead to self-identify as black. Her ability to think she has a choice shows a new fluidity in race in a diversifying America, a place where the rigid racial structures that defined most of this country’s history seems, for some, to be falling to the wayside. (Anthony Quintano/NBC News via AP)SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The woman who resigned as president of the Spokane NAACP after her parents revealed she was white posing as black says there's no proof they are her mother and father.


Rachel Dolezal: 'No biological proof' she has white parents

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:57

In this image released by NBC News, former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal appears on the "Today" show set on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in New York. Dolezal was born to two parents who say they are white, but she chooses instead to self-identify as black. Her ability to think she has a choice shows a new fluidity in race in a diversifying America, a place where the rigid racial structures that defined most of this country’s history seems, for some, to be falling to the wayside. (Anthony Quintano/NBC News via AP)SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The woman who resigned as president of the Spokane NAACP after her parents revealed she was white posing as black says there's no proof they are her mother and father.


Mother whose son dropped into Ohio zoo cheetah pen gets probation

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:57
Michelle Schwab, 38, who pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal trespassing in May, is required to take parenting classes and undergo counseling and evaluation under the terms of her probation set by Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Ronald Adrine. Adrine gave Schwab a suspended 180-day jail sentence. Schwab and her lawyers say the incident was an accident.

'Heartbreak' over balcony deaths

BBC World News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:56
Families of Irish students killed and injured after a balcony collapsed at a US apartment block are arriving in California.
Categories: BBC World News

Uber dealt employee blow in US court

BBC World News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:55
Uber drivers are employees not contractors, a US court rules, in a move that could mean higher costs for the app-based taxi service.
Categories: BBC World News

Judge dismisses fifth juror in Colorado movie massacre trial

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:51

James Holmes sits in court for an advisement hearing at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in CentennialDENVER (Reuters) - The judge in the Colorado movie theater massacre trial on Wednesday dismissed a fifth juror, who said she recognized a survivor of the July 2012 mass shooting and prompted the defense to seek her removal.


Muse top US album charts for the first time

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:51

"Drones"has become the group's first US number one albumThe UK rock group's seventh LP, "Drones" has flown straight to the top spot on the Billboard 200 Chart. According to Nielsen Music, the album has sold 84,000 copies. On Sunday, the band managed the same feat in its native Britain, going straight into the album charts at number one.


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Muse top US album charts for the first time

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:51

"Drones"has become the group's first US number one albumThe UK rock group's seventh LP, "Drones" has flown straight to the top spot on the Billboard 200 Chart. According to Nielsen Music, the album has sold 84,000 copies. On Sunday, the band managed the same feat in its native Britain, going straight into the album charts at number one.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Mississippi officer on leave; shooting of dog investigated

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:51
CLEVELAND, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police officer is on administrative leave while authorities investigate the fatal shooting of a family dog.

Mississippi officer on leave; shooting of dog investigated

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:51
CLEVELAND, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police officer is on administrative leave while authorities investigate the fatal shooting of a family dog.

2 boys rescue young children from burning home in Florida

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:49

2 boys rescue young children from burning home in FloridaAuthorities say two boys rescued two young children from a burning mobile home in central Florida.


2 boys rescue young children from burning home in Florida

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:49

2 boys rescue young children from burning home in FloridaAuthorities say two boys rescued two young children from a burning mobile home in central Florida.


Qatar Airways raps ILO 'vendetta'

BBC World News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:49
The boss of Qatar Airways has vehemently rejected the findings of a 12-month inquiry that concluded his company still discriminates against female staff.
Categories: BBC World News

5th juror dismissed from Colorado theater shooting trial

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:48
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A fifth juror has been dismissed from the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes.

5th juror dismissed from Colorado theater shooting trial

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:48
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A fifth juror has been dismissed from the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes.

US questions Iraq's IS commitment

BBC World News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:47
Defence Secretary Ashton Carter questions Iraq's commitment to fighting Islamic State and criticises the availability of Iraqi military recruits.
Categories: BBC World News

Dalai Lama to receive 2015 Liberty Medal in Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:44

Dalai Lama to receive 2015 Liberty Medal in PhiladelphiaThe Dalai Lama will be the recipient of the 2015 Liberty Medal at the National Constitutional Center in Philadelphia.


Dalai Lama to receive 2015 Liberty Medal in Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:44

Dalai Lama to receive 2015 Liberty Medal in PhiladelphiaThe Dalai Lama will be the recipient of the 2015 Liberty Medal at the National Constitutional Center in Philadelphia.