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Notorious inmate's lawyer says officials knew he was target

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:27

San Quentin PrisonSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hugo Pinell, a notorious killer with ties to the 1960s and 1970s black revolutionary movement, spent the last 45 years in California's prison isolation units partly for his own protection. Just days after he was moved into the general prison population, fellow inmates stabbed him to death in an exercise yard.


Lawsuit: Native Hawaiian election would be unconstitutional

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:24
HONOLULU (AP) — A lawsuit filed Thursday is challenging an election solely for Native Hawaiians, saying it's unconstitutional to restrict voting to those who have Native Hawaiian ancestry.

Time for an overhaul? Social Security shows its age at 80

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:23
Social Security’s long-term financial problems are largely a result of demographic changes. In 1960, there were more than five workers for every person receiving Social Security. Today, there are fewer than three.
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Time for an overhaul? Social Security shows its age at 80

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:23
Social Security’s long-term financial problems are largely a result of demographic changes. In 1960, there were more than five workers for every person receiving Social Security. Today, there are fewer than three.
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Time for an overhaul? Social Security shows its age at 80

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:23
Social Security’s long-term financial problems are largely a result of demographic changes. In 1960, there were more than five workers for every person receiving Social Security. Today, there are fewer than three.

City Council Passes Bill Aimed at Limiting Future Legionnaires’ Outbreaks

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:23
Under the legislation, building owners must conduct quarterly inspections of cooling towers, which have been pinpointed as the source of the outbreak.









4 late-night shootings in Boston area leave 5 people dead

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:22
BOSTON (AP) — Five people were killed in four shootings in Boston and its suburbs late Wednesday and early Thursday, including a 21-year-old woman authorities believe was an unintended target, officials said.

Smoke forces evacuations at Washington State Soldiers Home in Orting - Q13 FOX

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:15

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Smoke forces evacuations at Washington State Soldiers Home in Orting
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ORTING, Wash. — Patients were evacuated Thursday afternoon from the Washington State Soldiers Home in Orting after smoke was reported in the attic. Crews were called to the 1300 block of Orting Kapowsin Highway East shortly after 2 p.m.. According to ...
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Fidel Castro turns 89; says US has hefty debt to Cuba

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:03
In a newspaper column marking his 89th birthday, Fidel Castro says the U.S. owes Cuba “numerous millions of dollars” for damages caused by its decades-long embargo.
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Fidel Castro turns 89; says US has hefty debt to Cuba

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:03
In a newspaper column marking his 89th birthday, Fidel Castro says the U.S. owes Cuba “numerous millions of dollars” for damages caused by its decades-long embargo.
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Fidel Castro turns 89; says US has hefty debt to Cuba

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:03
In a newspaper column marking his 89th birthday, Fidel Castro says the U.S. owes Cuba “numerous millions of dollars” for damages caused by its decades-long embargo.

Police dog dies at PGA Championship; air conditioner failed

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:01
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin authorities say a police dog assigned to the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits died after the air conditioner failed in his partner's squad car.

Johnson sets early pace at US PGA

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:01
Dustin Johnson leads after round one at the US PGA Championship, while Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth make solid starts.
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Beleaguered phone maker HTC to cut 47 local jobs

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 07:59
Struggling Taiwan-based mobile phone company HTC, whose U.S. headquarters is in Bellevue, will lay off 47 local employees as it cuts about 2,000 worldwide in a bid to sharply reduce costs.
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Beleaguered phone maker HTC to cut 47 local jobs

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 07:59
Struggling Taiwan-based mobile phone company HTC, whose U.S. headquarters is in Bellevue, will lay off 47 local employees as it cuts about 2,000 worldwide in a bid to sharply reduce costs.
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Beleaguered phone maker HTC to cut 47 local jobs

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 07:59
Struggling Taiwan-based mobile phone company HTC, whose U.S. headquarters is in Bellevue, will lay off 47 local employees as it cuts about 2,000 worldwide in a bid to sharply reduce costs.

Fifteen U.S. states seek to block EPA carbon rule

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 07:57
By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fifteen state attorneys general petitioned a federal court in Washington on Thursday to block new U.S. rules to curb carbon emissions from power plants, in the first of several expected legal challenges to the Obama administration measure. States that oppose the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan filed for the stay in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The states asked for a ruling by Sept. 8, one year before they need to submit compliance plans to the EPA.

National challenge of leaking mines dwarfs Colorado spill

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 07:57

Wastewater flows from a trough and down a steep ravine at the site of the blowout at the Gold King mine which triggered a major spill of toxic wastewater, outside Silverton, Colo., Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. It will take years, if not decades, and many millions of dollars to clean up and manage the toxic wastewater from a this Colorado mine that unleashed a 100-mile-long torrent of heavy metals, affecting the livelihoods of residents in three states, according to some experts. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)SILVERTON, Colorado (AP) — It will take many years and many millions of dollars simply to manage and not even remove the toxic wastewater from an abandoned mine that unleashed a 100-mile-long torrent of heavy metals into Western rivers and has likely reached Lake Powell, experts said Thursday.


Yellowstone park officials euthanize bear that killed hiker

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 07:55

Lance Crosby, of Billings, Mont. is seen in an undated photo provided by the National Parks Service. Officials on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, identified a 63-year-old Crosby as the victim of a fatal bear attack in Yellowstone National Park as they awaited results of DNA testing to determine if a grizzly captured nearby was responsible. Park Superintendent Dan Wenk said Monday that Crosby of Billings was killed after encountering the bear last week while hiking alone off-trail without bear spray. His body was found Friday. (National Parks Service via AP)HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials euthanized a grizzly bear Thursday after DNA tests confirmed it attacked and killed a hiker last week, a park spokeswoman said.


Fenced security zones will go up in Philly ahead of pope

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 07:55

City workers toss an abandoned bike in the back of a truck Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Philadelphia. The two-day sweep of abandoned bikes ending Thursday afternoon is an annual cleanup that's also part of the city's preparations for the pope's scheduled visit. A spokeswoman for the mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities says 143 bikes are slated for removal. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service will restrict public access to a heavily traveled section of downtown Philadelphia for more than 30 hours before Pope Francis lands in the city next month — time officials said the agency needs to build security fencing and set up metal detectors.