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Obama Makes Case on Nuclear Deal

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:32
In an exclusive interview, President Obama calls it “the most definitive path by which Iran will not get a nuclear weapon,” and describes Russia’s crucial role in achieving the deal.









The Latest: Colorado theater shooting case goes to jury

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:27

Tom Sullivan, whose son Alex was killed in the 2012 Aurora movie theatre massacre, takes a break outside the Arapahoe County District Court on the day of closing arguments in the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes, in Centennial, Colo., Tuesday July 14, 2015. Sullivan's son Alex was among the 12 people killed when Holmes opened fire inside a crowded midnight movie scenting in 2012, which also left 70 wounded. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in closing arguments in the Colorado theater shooting case (all times local):


Amazon Dreams Up a Sale in a Calendar Bursting With Them

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:26
Tepid consumer demand is forcing retailers to keep discounting to get shoppers to spend more, even though it’s a drag on margins.









Brazil police in Petrobras searches

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:25
Brazilian police search properties linked to politicians suspected of taking bribes in a scandal related to the state-run oil company, Petrobras.
Categories: BBC World News

Iran Accord’s Complexity Shows Impact of Bipartisan Letter

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:21
The deal bear on perceived gaps raised by experts on whether the pact represented a formidable bar to Iran as a nuclear power or a muddle of half-measures and unwarranted concessions.









Obama calls for justice system changes in Philadelphia NAACP speech

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:18

Obama calls for justice system changes in Philadelphia NAACP speechCalling it an issue America can't afford to ignore, President Barack Obama laid out an expansive vision Tuesday for fixing the criminal justice system by focusing on communities, courtrooms and cellblocks. He announced a federal review of the use of solitary confinement and urged Congress to pass a sentencing reform bill by year's end.


On Newport's Cliff Walk, 'love locks' may not be forever

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:17

Locks hang on a fence along the Cliff Walk in NewportThey say the whole world loves a lover, but in Newport, Rhode Island, at least, not everyone is fond of the so-called "love locks" that sweethearts are leaving along the resort city's famed seaside Cliff Walk. At a Wednesday night meeting, the city's Cliff Walk Commission is expected to discuss a plan to remove the locks with bolt cutters. "When the locks first started to appear a few years ago, we didn't pay much attention," said Robert Power, the commission's chairman.


Unlicensed SoHo Day Care Is Shut After Death of Infant Boy

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:17
An autopsy was being conducted on the body of Karl Towndrow, 3 months, of Brooklyn Heights, the police said. Workers at the day care center were unable to wake him from a nap Monday.









Ukraine clashes raise militia question

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:13
Clashes raise questions over Ukraine's Right Sector
Categories: BBC World News

Nearly 5 years in prison for owners in fatal mauling by dogs

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:13
LAPEER, Mich. (AP) — A man and his wife were sentenced to nearly five years in prison Tuesday for failing to control dogs who killed a cancer survivor as he jogged on a rural road.

Feds seek $12.5M in California assets in corruption case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:11
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice took action on Tuesday to seize $12.5 million in California property and assets from a businesswoman who is at the heart of a massive corruption scandal in the Philippines.

18-year-old truck drivers: Lack of decent wages cause worker shortages

NBA - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:06
The story on the move to allow 18-year-olds to get licenses to drive big-rig trucks gives the game away when it says, “The driver shortage could be eliminated by raising truckers’ wages and improving working conditions” [“18-year-olds as truckers drives up safety fears,” Page One, July 11]. There are likely millions of men and women […]
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18-year-old truck drivers: Lack of decent wages cause worker shortages

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:06
The story on the move to allow 18-year-olds to get licenses to drive big-rig trucks gives the game away when it says, “The driver shortage could be eliminated by raising truckers’ wages and improving working conditions” [“18-year-olds as truckers drives up safety fears,” Page One, July 11]. There are likely millions of men and women […]
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18-year-old truck drivers: Lack of decent wages cause worker shortages

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:06
The story on the move to allow 18-year-olds to get licenses to drive big-rig trucks gives the game away when it says, “The driver shortage could be eliminated by raising truckers’ wages and improving working conditions” [“18-year-olds as truckers drives up safety fears,” Page One, July 11]. There are likely millions of men and women […]

Five arrested in 4th of July Connecticut shooting, bombing death

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:03
Christopher Miller, 40, was charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, criminal use of a firearm, and federal explosives' violations in the killing of Edward Brooks, 39, authorities said on Tuesday. Four other people were also arrested in recent days on lesser charges, ranging from conspiracy to commit murder to drugs violations, the officials said. Brooks' bullet-ridden body was found in a park wrapped in plastic bags and bound by rope shortly after police responded to a call on July 4 about an explosion, federal officials said.

Baby mauled, seriously hurt by dogs fighting in Ohio home

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:03
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 7-month-old baby was critically injured when she got caught in the middle of a dog fight in northeast Ohio.

Income inequality is making your life worse

NBA - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:01
One-third of children raised in middle-class families will fall out of the middle class by adulthood.
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Income inequality is making your life worse

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:01
One-third of children raised in middle-class families will fall out of the middle class by adulthood.
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Income inequality is making your life worse

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:01
One-third of children raised in middle-class families will fall out of the middle class by adulthood.

Australian deported from UAE

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 07:59
Australian woman Jodi Magi has been deported from the UAE after she was detained for cybercrime offences.
Categories: BBC World News