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Librarian of Congress to step down after nearly 3 decades

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:37
The librarian of Congress, 86, who has led the world's largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, will step down at year's end. The post will be filled by a presidential nomination with Senate confirmation.
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Librarian of Congress to step down after nearly 3 decades

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:37
The librarian of Congress, 86, who has led the world's largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, will step down at year's end. The post will be filled by a presidential nomination with Senate confirmation.
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Librarian of Congress to step down after nearly 3 decades

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:37
The librarian of Congress, 86, who has led the world's largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, will step down at year's end. The post will be filled by a presidential nomination with Senate confirmation.

Man wants charges against officer seen kicking him on video

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:33
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando's police chief says state officials will look into whether an officer used excessive force for repeatedly kicking a man sitting passively on a curb.

McClaren appointed Newcastle boss

BBC World News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:29
Former England and Derby County boss Steve McClaren is named as the new head coach of Newcastle United.
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Prison break spotlights code of silence behind bars

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:28

Law enforcement officers question a woman, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, who lives near the prison in Dannemora, N.Y., as they searched houses near the maximum-security prison in northern New York where two killers escaped using power tools. State Police said the fifth day of searching will entail going from house to house in Dannemora, where David Sweat and Richard Matt cut their way out of the Clinton Correctional Facility. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) — Other inmates at the state prison in Dannemora may have been in a position to see or at least hear two convicts making their escape using power tools to cut steel, break through bricks and slice open steam pipes.


Michelle Obama Talks About Race and Success, and Makes It Personal

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:26
The first lady has been opening up about her own struggles and the “insults and slights” that even living in the White House has not protected her family from.







Suspect in Virginia student's murder convicted in sex attack

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:25

Jesse Matthew is pictured a booking photo provided by the Albermarle-Charlottesville jailThe suspect in the high-profile murder of Virginia college student Hannah Graham was convicted on Wednesday in a separate sexual assault trial, the prosecutor's office said. Jesse Matthew Jr., 33, entered a so-called Alford plea in the 2005 attack in Fairfax, Virginia, a Washington suburb, said the spokesperson for Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney Raymond Morrogh. Under an Alford plea, a suspect admits there is enough evidence to convict but does not admit guilt.


New U.S. truck emissions rules could touch off industry struggle

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:22

Technician Ryan DiMenza walks by an aerodynamic device installed underneath a transport truck at Hirschbach Motor Lines in East DubuqueBy Nick Carey CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. environmental regulators are expected within days to propose rules to make trucks more fuel efficient, and trucking industry executives and lobbyists familiar with the process said the rules will probably call for boosting fuel efficiency by 2027 nearly 40 percent from 2010 levels. Truckers also want consistent standards throughout the country instead of a separate state rule in California. The trucking rules are part of a broader effort by the Obama administration to curb greenhouse gas emissions.


Amazon backs 80-megawatt solar farm for its data centers

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:20
Amazon.com hired Community Energy to build an 80-megawatt solar farm in Virginia that will supply power to the retailer’s data centers.
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Amazon backs 80-megawatt solar farm for its data centers

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:20
Amazon.com hired Community Energy to build an 80-megawatt solar farm in Virginia that will supply power to the retailer’s data centers.
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Amazon backs 80-megawatt solar farm for its data centers

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:20
Amazon.com hired Community Energy to build an 80-megawatt solar farm in Virginia that will supply power to the retailer’s data centers.

Microsoft buys BlueStripe, builder of business app management tools

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:10
Microsoft has acquired BlueStripe Software, a startup that makes software designed to track and troubleshoot business applications running across multiple operating systems and data centers. Microsoft brass have given the green light for a series of deals recently to buy startups focused on consumer-facing productivity applications, networking and cloud infrastructure tools, and data crunching software. The company didn’t disclose the […]
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Microsoft buys BlueStripe, builder of business app management tools

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:10
Microsoft has acquired BlueStripe Software, a startup that makes software designed to track and troubleshoot business applications running across multiple operating systems and data centers. Microsoft brass have given the green light for a series of deals recently to buy startups focused on consumer-facing productivity applications, networking and cloud infrastructure tools, and data crunching software. The company didn’t disclose the […]
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Microsoft buys BlueStripe, builder of business app management tools

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:10
Microsoft has acquired BlueStripe Software, a startup that makes software designed to track and troubleshoot business applications running across multiple operating systems and data centers. Microsoft brass have given the green light for a series of deals recently to buy startups focused on consumer-facing productivity applications, networking and cloud infrastructure tools, and data crunching software. The company didn’t disclose the […]

After critical probe, NYC drops jail health care contractor

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:09
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City on Wednesday dropped the private company that delivers health care in its jails after a year of scrutiny over high-profile deaths of mentally ill inmates and a city probe that found the company hired felons and provided questionable care.

Why Americans are getting new credit cards

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:09
U.S. banks are in the process of replacing tens of millions of old magnetic strip credit and debit cards with new cards that are equipped with computer chips that store account data more securely.
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Why Americans are getting new credit cards

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:09
U.S. banks are in the process of replacing tens of millions of old magnetic strip credit and debit cards with new cards that are equipped with computer chips that store account data more securely.
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Why Americans are getting new credit cards

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:09
U.S. banks are in the process of replacing tens of millions of old magnetic strip credit and debit cards with new cards that are equipped with computer chips that store account data more securely.

Columbia shad numbers on the rise with largest single-day count at Bonneville topping 82,000 on Tuesday

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:07
The Columbia River fisheries are starting to ramp up with a wide range of fish species to catch. Shad counts on the Lower Columbia River at Bonneville have soared, and the single-day count on Tuesday was 82,464 (the largest count so far this spring) with a season total of 642,088. “Fishing has picked up a […]
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