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Oklahoma City a defining moment in Merrick Garland's career

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:47

FILE - In this April 27, 1995, file photo, Merrick Garland, then-associate deputy attorney general, speaks to the media following the hearing of Oklahoma bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh, in El Reno, Okla. This week marks 21 years since the bombing of Oklahoma City’s Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. It’s a case that was a defining moment in the career of Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. At the time of the bombing, Garland was 42 years old and a top lieutenant to Attorney General Janet Reno. He was chosen to go to Oklahoma City, the highest-ranking Justice Department official there, and led the prosecution for about a month until a permanent lead prosecutor was named. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — In Judge Merrick Garland's courthouse office in Washington, there's a framed photo of Oklahoma City's Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building after the 1995 bombing that ripped away most of its front. There's also a courtroom artist's sketch from the prosecution of bomber Timothy McVeigh and a medal honoring Garland for his work on the case.


What big ears you have! NY zoo debuts adorable little foxes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:46

This April 13, 2016, photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society shows one of two new fennec foxes making their debut at the Prospect Park Zoo in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society says little foxes, usually weighing less than 4 pounds as adults, with remarkably big ears, are native to the deserts of northern Africa. (Wildlife Conservation Society/Julie Larsen Maher via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Two adorable little foxes with remarkably big ears are making their public debut at New York's Prospect Park Zoo.


Old Houses From Canada Find a Home in Washington State

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:46
Houses from British Columbia have been taken by barge and restored in the San Juan Islands to help give struggling families an affordable way to stay.

Old Houses From Canada Find a Home in Washington State

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:46
Houses from British Columbia have been taken by barge and restored in the San Juan Islands to help give struggling families an affordable way to stay.

Backhoe in Philadelphia Amtrak accident had right to be on track: report

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:43

Emergency personnel examine the scene after an Amtrak passenger train struck a backhoe, killing two people, in Chester, PennsylvaniaThe backhoe operator involved in a fatal Amtrak passenger train collision near Philadelphia this month had a right to drive the vehicle on the tracks intermittently to perform maintenance work, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Monday. Three other tracks, including the one used by the Amtrak train, were periodically closed during the weekend to protect the backhoe and its driver. The report did not mention whether the Amtrak train had permission to use the track at the time of the incident.


Americans abandoning wired home Internet, study shows

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:42

Americans are abandoning their wired Internet for a mobile-data-only diet — and if the trend continues, it could reflect a huge shift in the way we experience the Web.
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Americans abandoning wired home Internet, study shows

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:42

Americans are abandoning their wired Internet for a mobile-data-only diet — and if the trend continues, it could reflect a huge shift in the way we experience the Web.
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Americans abandoning wired home Internet, study shows

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:42

Americans are abandoning their wired Internet for a mobile-data-only diet — and if the trend continues, it could reflect a huge shift in the way we experience the Web.

Man arrested in cold case of his missing stepson

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:42

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials have arrested the stepfather of a 2-year-old boy who disappeared in San Diego more than a decade ago and say he will be charged with murder in the case. District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis said at a news conference in San Diego that Tieray D. Jones was arrested Monday by U.S. […]
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Man arrested in cold case of his missing stepson

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:42

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials have arrested the stepfather of a 2-year-old boy who disappeared in San Diego more than a decade ago and say he will be charged with murder in the case. District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis said at a news conference in San Diego that Tieray D. Jones was arrested Monday by U.S. […]
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Man arrested in cold case of his missing stepson

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:42

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials have arrested the stepfather of a 2-year-old boy who disappeared in San Diego more than a decade ago and say he will be charged with murder in the case. District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis said at a news conference in San Diego that Tieray D. Jones was arrested Monday by U.S. […]

Ecuador says death toll from quake jumps to 413

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:41

Ecuador says death toll from quake jumps to 413Ecuador's government says the death toll from the weekend's powerful earthquake has climbed to 413.


Could cures for cancer lie hidden in the cloud?

BBC World News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:40
How pooling patient data could help combat cancer
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Man arrested in cold case of his missing stepson

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:40
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials have arrested the stepfather of a 2-year-old boy who disappeared in San Diego more than a decade ago and say he will be charged with murder in the case.

SPD sergeant charged with sexually abusing 2 relatives

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:39

A veteran Seattle police officer was charged Monday with five felonies, accused of sexually abusing two young female relatives for years. He remains jailed in lieu of $750,000 bail.
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SPD sergeant charged with sexually abusing 2 relatives

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:39

A veteran Seattle police officer was charged Monday with five felonies, accused of sexually abusing two young female relatives for years. He remains jailed in lieu of $750,000 bail.
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SPD sergeant charged with sexually abusing 2 relatives

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:39

A veteran Seattle police officer was charged Monday with five felonies, accused of sexually abusing two young female relatives for years. He remains jailed in lieu of $750,000 bail.

N.Y. man charged with bribing police as corruption probe continues

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:39
A member of a volunteer safety patrol in an Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn was charged on Monday with trying to bribe police officers to obtain gun licenses, prosecutors said, in the latest fallout from a wide-ranging corruption probe into the New York City Police Department. A criminal complaint filed in Manhattan federal court charged Alex Lichtenstein, 44, with conspiracy and bribery, saying he bragged about having obtained 150 licenses through his NYPD connections.

Women's Golf Records Strong Showing in First Round - Washington State Athletics

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:37

Washington State Athletics

Women's Golf Records Strong Showing in First Round
Washington State Athletics
PLEASANTON, Calif. – The Washington State women's golf team is tied for seventh with No. 12 Stanford, in a field that features nine top-25 teams, after the first round of the Pac-12 Championships, Monday, at Ruby Hills Golf Course. WSU (-1, 287) leads No.
Huskies Head to Pac-12 Championships Starting MondayUniversity of Washington Athletics

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Bus Bombing in Jerusalem Wounds 21

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:36
The bombing on Monday afternoon started a fire that spread quickly from one bus to another. Two of the wounded were listed in serious condition, the authorities said.