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New York City Pension System Is Strained by Costs and Politics

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:52
An examination of the system’s problems reveals an investment strategy that has failed to keep up with growing costs, and a governing structure that often permits politics to intrude.

Race to rescue China quake survivors

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:50
China sends 2,500 soldiers to boost rescue efforts in Yunnan province after an earthquake that killed hundreds of people.
Categories: BBC World News

Hurricane Bertha unlikely to make landfall in US

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:48
A newly formed Hurricane Bertha swirled northward across open sea Monday after brushing the Turks & Caicos Islands and Bahamas as a tropical storm, while forecasters predicted the storm wasn't likely to make landfall on the U.S. East Coast.

Hurricane Bertha unlikely to make landfall in US

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:48
A newly formed Hurricane Bertha swirled northward across open sea Monday after brushing the Turks & Caicos Islands and Bahamas as a tropical storm, while forecasters predicted the storm wasn't likely to make landfall on the U.S. East Coast.

Star witness testifying in ex-Va. governor trial

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:48
A defense attorney questioned the key witness in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption trial on Monday about lawsuits he and his former company face over allegations of securities violations.

Texas abortion clinics ask judge to stop new law

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:46
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly three-quarters of Texas' abortion facilities would be forced to close by the end of this month if one of the nation's toughest new anti-abortion laws is allowed to take effect, attorneys for clinics challenging the law told a federal judge Monday.

Wildfire threatens more homes near Ellensburg

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:46
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Ex-royal aide denies sexual assault

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:45
A former personal assistant to the Duke of Edinburgh denies sexually abusing a girl in the early 1970s.
Categories: BBC World News

Cease-fire slows Gaza war as Israeli bus attacked

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:45

Cease-fire slows Gaza war as Israeli bus attackedAn Israeli-declared temporary cease-fire and troop withdrawals slowed violence in the Gaza war Monday, though an attack on an Israeli bus that killed one person in Jerusalem underscored the tensions still simmering in the region.


Banks reportedly discuss Argentina default exit

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:45
Several international banks were reportedly in talks Monday that could end the legal battle that pushed Argentina into a default that threatens its economy.

US airfares on the rise, outpacing inflation

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:45
Travelers, prepare to pay more for your flight.

Trombone Shorty replaces boy's stolen trombone

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:44
A 14-year-old whose trombone was stolen at gunpoint has a new one thanks to musician Troy Andrews, much better known as Trombone Shorty.

Trombone Shorty replaces boy's stolen trombone

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:44
A 14-year-old whose trombone was stolen at gunpoint has a new one thanks to musician Troy Andrews, much better known as Trombone Shorty.

Son: Mother's Ebola should spark push for cure

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:43

 Mother's Ebola should spark push for cureA Liberian government official has confirmed that a medical evacuation team is scheduled to fly Nancy Writebol back to the United States early Tuesday.


Toledo mayor lifts water ban in northwest Ohio

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:42

Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins raises a glass of tap water before drinking it during a news conference in Toledo, Ohio, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. A water ban that had hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio and Michigan scrambling for drinking water has been lifted, Collins announced Monday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A water ban that had hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio and Michigan scrambling for drinking water was lifted Monday, yet some residents still weren't ready to take a sip.


New Border Fighting Between ISIS and Lebanon’s Army

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:40
The fighting in the Lebanese town of Arsal appeared to be the worst spillover into Lebanon since the Syrian conflict began more than three years ago.

New Border Fighting Between ISIS and Lebanon’s Army

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:40
The fighting in the Lebanese town of Arsal appeared to be the worst spillover into Lebanon since the Syrian conflict began more than three years ago.

Mediators seek deal in SEPTA union dispute

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:38

Mediators seek deal in SEPTA union disputeFederal mediators are pushing for a settlement in a contract dispute between Philadelphia's transit agency and two of its unions that earlier led to a one-day strike.