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Washington State dismisses special teams coach

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:09
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -- Washington State coach Mike Leach has dismissed special teams coordinator Eric Russell after Saturday's 60-59 loss to California in which the Cougars gave up back-to-back kickoff returns for touchdowns.

Correction: Interstate Egg Fight story

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:07
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — In a story Oct. 3 about the dismissal of a lawsuit from Missouri and other states over California's new egg sale law, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of an organization that defended the law in court. It is the Humane Society of the United States, not the Humane Society of America.

VIDEO: Where Ebola kills day after day

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:05
People with Ebola are being turned away from a medical facility in West Africa as it is full.
Categories: BBC World News

2 still sought in 2013 Kingsessing murder

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:04

2 still sought in 2013 Kingsessing murderPhiladelphia Police want to be sure a murder case doesn't turn cold. The crime happened nearly a year ago in the Kingsessing neighborhood, and authorities are asking for your help in their search for two men.


U.S. working on new screenings for Ebola but no travel ban

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:03
By Roberta Rampton and Richard Valdmanis WASHINGTON/DALLAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday that the government would develop expanded screening of airline passengers for Ebola, both in the West African countries hit by the disease and the United States. The first patient diagnosed with the disease on U.S. soil, Thomas Eric Duncan, remained in critical condition in a Dallas hospital, as Obama was briefed by agencies involved in fighting the spread of the deadly virus. The president said it was important to follow existing protocols strictly. ...

New clue in search for Eric Frein

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:02

New clue in search for Eric FreinThere is a new clue in the search for wanted gunman Eric Frein. He's been running from authorities for weeks after allegedly ambushing two Pennsylvania State Troopers, killing one of them.


'Grinch Who Stole Halloween' caught on camera

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:02

'Grinch Who Stole Halloween' caught on cameraA Philadelphia family that was getting into the Halloween spirit was singled out by a thief who used the cover of night to commit the crime.


Iraq's battles need sense of resolve

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:01
Beating IS is more than a game of numbers, says Lyse Doucet
Categories: BBC World News

Can Hewlett-Packard survive the tablet trend?

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:00

FILE - This Nov. 14, 2011 photo, shows the company logo on a Hewlett-Packard keyboard at the Micro Center computer store in Santa Clara, Calif. Hewlett-Packard on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 said it is splitting itself into two companies, one focused on its personal computer and printing business and another on technology services, such as data storage, servers and software, as it aims to drive profits higher. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Personal computer sales have been in a slump for years, as customers flock to increasingly powerful smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Now Hewlett-Packard, the Silicon Valley stalwart that was once the world's biggest seller of personal computers, is splitting off its PC and printing businesses. It's the latest shakeup in a tech industry that's being reshaped by the mobile revolution.


Chrysler recalls commercial vans to fix headrests

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:52

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, the 2014 Ram ProMaster 3500 Cargo Van is presented at the Chicago Auto Show, in Chicago. Chrysler is recalling more than 31,000 of the commercial vans to fix a problem with the headrests. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling 21,470 full-size commercial vans in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with the headrests.


DocuSign raises $115M to expand globally

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:46
DocuSign, which makes software for people to sign documents digitally, raised $115 million from investors including three Japanese backers.

Video: UW center Colin Tanigawa previews Huskies matchup at Cal

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:46
UW senior center Colin Tanigawa after practice on Monday:

Video: UW center Colin Tanigawa previews Huskies matchup at Cal

WA Huskies - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:46
UW senior center Colin Tanigawa after practice on Monday:
Categories: Sports Center

$20M grant for Port of Seattle container terminal

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:46
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is in Seattle Monday to highlight a $20 million grant for the Port of Seattle.

Mother of 2nd sick preschooler talks to Action News

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:43

Mother of 2nd sick preschooler talks to Action NewsNearly two weeks after Enterovirus D68 claimed the life of a local four-year-old, fears of the fast moving virus are intensifying.


Prosecutor: ID theft ring bought designer goods

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:43
NEW YORK (AP) — An identity theft and fraud ring used shoppers' stolen information to buy more than $400,000 worth of designer shoes, handbags and accessories from Saks Fifth Avenue's flagship store, with some employees aiding the scam, authorities said Monday.

Geoffrey Holder, Multitalented Artist, Dies at 84

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:27
Mr. Holder used his manifold talents to infuse the arts with the flavor of his native West Indies — and in television ads for “the Uncola” in the 1970s and ’80s. He was 84.






Perdue defends career amid outsourcing report

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:22
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republican Senate candidate David Perdue said Monday he's proud of his career, pushing back against critics who say the former CEO cared more about the bottom line than employees and arguing bad government policies — not outsourcing — are to blame for domestic job losses.