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DealBook: Bill Gross Leaves Pimco, Reportedly Under Pressure, to Join Janus

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:23
William H. Gross, who built Pimco into one of the largest asset managers in the world, will join Janus Capital after a decision had been made for him to leave Pimco or be forced out, said a person briefed on the matter.






NC inmate died of thirst after 35 days in solitary

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:19
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina inmate with mental illness who died of thirst was held in solitary confinement for 35 days and cited twice for flooding his cell, according to prison records.

Iranian President Sees Little Progress on Nuclear Dispute

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:14
President Hassan Rouhani was notably less optimistic on relations with the West than he was as a new leader a year ago.

Air traffic fire 'set by employee'

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:13
A fire in an air traffic control facility that grounded all flights in and out of Chicago's two major airports was set by an employee, officials say.
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In Derek Jeter’s Big Hit, an Echo of Ted Williams’s Final Swing

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:10
Williams, a Red Sox legend, launched a home run in his final trek to the Fenway plate in 1960, but his relationship with the home fans was not as cordial as Jeter’s.

State of Alaska defends gay-marriage ban

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:00
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Citizens, not the courts, should decide whether the definition of marriage includes same-sex couples, the state of Alaska said in court papers filed Friday.

3 Nations Offer Limited Support to Attack on ISIS

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:00
Britain, Belgium and Denmark lined up behind the United States, agreeing to military operations in Iraq — but not in Syria.

No surprise: Felix, Cano are Mariners’ award winners

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:52
Robinson Cano was named the Mariners’ offensive player of the year, Felix Hernandez the pitcher of the year and pitcher Chris Young the unsung hero.

Jury convicts NM sheriff in heated traffic stop

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:52
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico sheriff who has fought off accusations of misconduct throughout his career was convicted Friday of abusing a driver during a bizarre traffic stop that prosecutors called a fit of road rage.

Colorado’s Perceived Left Turn Puts Governor in Tight Race

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:52
Gov. John W. Hickenlooper and his opponent, Bob Beauprez, are trying to appeal to urban and rural voters who are split ideologically.

DealBook: Tougher Shield for Soldiers Against Predatory Lenders

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:50
The Pentagon is trying to close loopholes in a law intended to protect service members and their families from high-cost loans tied to their paychecks.

Woman killed, child injured after getting hit by SEPTA bus in South Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:47

Mother killed, son injured after getting hit by SEPTA bus in South PhiladelphiaA woman is dead and a child is injured after the pair was struck by a SEPTA bus in South Philadelphia.


Two more pot stores scheduled to open in Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:46
Two more state-licensed marijuana stores are scheduled to open soon in Seattle, but their launches could be muted by supply issues that continue to dog the local retail marijuana industry.

Virus probed in paralysis cases in 9 Colorado kids

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:40

This 2007 photo provided by the Children's Hospital Colorado shows the facility in Aurora, Colo. On Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, the CDC said it is investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in children at the hospital, and whether the culprit might be enterovirus 68 which is causing severe respiratory illness across the country. (AP Photo/Children's Hospital Colorado)NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country.


Police Behavior in Ferguson Draws Attention of Justice Department

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:39
The Justice Department on Friday pressured the Ferguson Police Department to stop its officers from wearing bracelets supporting the officer who shot an unarmed teenager.






Harborview as busy as ever, even with more people insured

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:38
With more people obtaining health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, places like Harborview Medical Center are providing much less “charity” (uncompensated) care. The Emergency Department there is as busy as ever, though.

Inside Harborview: An elite emergency team fights to mend broken bodies and minds

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:36
The Emergency Department is a world unto itself, where the poor and uninsured are guaranteed to be seen and where renowned emergency burn, neurology, pediatrics and other doctors treat patients from as far away as Alaska. But it’s also a microcosm of the city and region in which it operates.

Next U.S. attorney general faces daunting national security challenges

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:35
By Matt Spetalnick and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At a time when heightened fears of government surveillance coincide with growing anxiety about global terrorism, the next top U.S. law-enforcement officer will face daunting challenges to balance protection of Americans' security and the right to privacy. President Barack Obama says he has not yet chosen a successor to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who announced his resignation on Thursday, but whoever takes on the job for the last two years of the tenure will have no easy task. ...

Dick Harmon: How will Utes slow down Connor Halliday and WSU's passing attack?

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:32
Washington State kept things interesting against Oregon last week, and now the Ute defense gets a chance at showing its...

Man with implanted horns: I'll see you all in hell

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:28

Caius Veiovis reacts to guilty verdicts in his triple murder trial in Hampden Superior Court Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Springfield, Mass. Veiovis is the third of three defendants charged with the 2011 killings of David Glasser, Edward Frampton and Robert Chadwell of Pittsfield, Mass. (AP Photo/The Republican, Michael S. Gordon, Pool)SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A man who has bumps resembling horns implanted in his forehead was found guilty of murder and other charges Friday for his role in the kidnapping and slaying of three Massachusetts men in 2011.