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Rape case points to sordid tradition at elite prep school

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 05:17
Details of a practice authorities say was called the “Senior Salute” were spelled out in stark terms by a former prefect at the New Hampshire school who is charged with raping a 15-year-old girl on the roof of a campus building in May 2014.

Gouda news: Maine’s cheese making boom continues sharp rise

NBA - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 05:15
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Heather and Doug Donahue left careers in teaching and construction behind to follow a dream of opening a dairy farm and cheese-making business in the rolling fields of Maine. The Donahues, who have run Balfour Farm in Pittsfield for four years, have that dream in common with dozens of small business […]
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Gouda news: Maine’s cheese making boom continues sharp rise

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 05:15
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Heather and Doug Donahue left careers in teaching and construction behind to follow a dream of opening a dairy farm and cheese-making business in the rolling fields of Maine. The Donahues, who have run Balfour Farm in Pittsfield for four years, have that dream in common with dozens of small business […]
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Gouda news: Maine’s cheese making boom continues sharp rise

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 05:15
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Heather and Doug Donahue left careers in teaching and construction behind to follow a dream of opening a dairy farm and cheese-making business in the rolling fields of Maine. The Donahues, who have run Balfour Farm in Pittsfield for four years, have that dream in common with dozens of small business […]

An Ex-Player at the Center of the N.F.L. Concussion Settlement Dispute

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 05:06
The name of Shawn Wooden, a former Dolphin and an important advocate of the deal, will most likely be invoked again Monday, when a dozen objections are expected to be filed in court.









Trump says would raise visa fees to pay for Mexican border wall

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 05:06

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets attendees at the Iowa State Fair during a campaign stop in Des Moines(Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump would increase fees on some Mexican visas and all border crossing cards as part of a broader plan to force Mexico to pay for a wall along the southern U.S. border. On NBC's "Meet the Press," he said he would deport all undocumented immigrants and rescind U.S. President Barack Obama's executive orders on immigration. In a policy paper issued on Sunday, Trump said he would increase fees on temporary visas for Mexican chief executives, diplomats and North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) workers if Mexico does not agree to pay for the wall.


Residents uncertain about return to apartments near sinkhole

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 05:02

Towing company workers lift one of three cars out of a sinkhole in the parking lot of an apartment complex, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Madison, Wis. About 300 residents of the complex were evacuated after a water pipe break created the sinkhole and potential gas leak. (Michael P. King/Wisconsin State Journal via AP) MANDATORY CREDITMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Some residents displaced from a Madison apartment complex after a burst pipe caused a huge sinkhole are uncertain about when they can return.


ITV man in Greek harbour driver drama

BBC World News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:56
ITV journalist Tom Bradby describes how he tried in vain to save the life of an elderly man who drove his car off a harbour wall in Greece.
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Teenager Bencic wins Rogers Cup

BBC World News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:46
Swiss 18-year-old Belinda Bencic wins the Rogers Cup as Simona Halep retires hurt in the third set of the final.
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VIDEO: Thai prince leads Bangkok bike ride

BBC World News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:45
Thailand's crown prince has led thousands of cyclists on a bike ride through the streets of Bangkok, in a rare public appearance.
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Eagles fans give Tim Tebow standing ovation; QB dives for late TD

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:40
Tim Tebow made his return to the NFL on Sunday, playing quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles in their preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts.

Inmates say they worked for free for jail officials

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:33

In this Aug. 14, 2015 photo, Larry Stephney holds wooden products he helped make while he was an inmate at a privately run prison in Nashville, Tenn. Stephney says inmates were required to build plaques, birdhouses, dog beds and cornhole games for officials who sold the items through an online business and at a local flea market. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former inmates at a privately run Nashville jail say they worked without pay building bean-bag "cornhole" games, plaques shaped like footballs, birdhouses and dog beds so that officials could sell them through their personal business at a flea market.


Seattle Sounders vs. Orlando City lineups and notes: The return of Obafemi Martins

NBA - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:28
Here are the notable notes for Sunday afternoon’s Sounders-Orlando City match at CenturyLink Field: Kevin Stott is the match referee, Frank Anderson and Brian Poeschel are his assistants and Baboucarr Jallow is the fourth official. Seattle enters Sunday having lost eight of its last nine MLS matches, while Orlando has lost four of six. The […]
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Seattle Sounders vs. Orlando City lineups and notes: The return of Obafemi Martins

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:28
Here are the notable notes for Sunday afternoon’s Sounders-Orlando City match at CenturyLink Field: Kevin Stott is the match referee, Frank Anderson and Brian Poeschel are his assistants and Baboucarr Jallow is the fourth official. Seattle enters Sunday having lost eight of its last nine MLS matches, while Orlando has lost four of six. The […]
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Seattle Sounders vs. Orlando City lineups and notes: The return of Obafemi Martins

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:28
Here are the notable notes for Sunday afternoon’s Sounders-Orlando City match at CenturyLink Field: Kevin Stott is the match referee, Frank Anderson and Brian Poeschel are his assistants and Baboucarr Jallow is the fourth official. Seattle enters Sunday having lost eight of its last nine MLS matches, while Orlando has lost four of six. The […]

Seattle Sounders vs. Orlando City lineups and notes: The return of Obafemi Martins

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:28
Here are the notable notes for Sunday afternoon’s Sounders-Orlando City match at CenturyLink Field: Kevin Stott is the match referee, Frank Anderson and Brian Poeschel are his assistants and Baboucarr Jallow is the fourth official. Seattle enters Sunday having lost eight of its last nine MLS matches, while Orlando has lost four of six. The […]

Eagles defeat Colts in preseason opener

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:27

Eagles defeat Colts in preseason openerThe Philadelphia Eagles have defeated the Indianapolis Colts 36-10 in the first game of the preseason at Lincoln Financial Field.


Illinois man to be executed in Oklahoma scrutinizes evidence

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:20
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man scheduled to be executed next month in Oklahoma for his role in a 1997 killing is raising questions about his case, telling a newspaper in his hometown that Oklahoma is going to "kill an innocent man."

Illinois man to be executed in Oklahoma scrutinizes evidence

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:20
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man scheduled to be executed next month in Oklahoma for his role in a 1997 killing is raising questions about his case, telling a newspaper in his hometown that Oklahoma is going to "kill an innocent man."

Donald Trump Releases Plan to Combat Illegal Immigration

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:16
A position paper that appeared on Donald J. Trump’s website centered on three principles: a wall on the Mexican border, law enforcement and economic improvement.