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Five quick hits from Seahawks’ Tuesday OTA

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:14
The Seahawks are off the field following their eighth of 10 OTAs (Organized Team Activities) on Tuesday, and the last of the three that will be open to the media. Coach Pete Carroll was not available to the media afterward, so we did not get many specific personnel updates. And as with all OTAs, this […]
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Five quick hits from Seahawks’ Tuesday OTA

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:14
The Seahawks are off the field following their eighth of 10 OTAs (Organized Team Activities) on Tuesday, and the last of the three that will be open to the media. Coach Pete Carroll was not available to the media afterward, so we did not get many specific personnel updates. And as with all OTAs, this […]

House votes to make ban on Internet access taxes permanent

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to make permanent a moratorium that prevents states from taxing access to the Internet.

Judge orders Arkansas to recognize over 500 same-sex marriages performed in state last year

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:10
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Judge orders Arkansas to recognize over 500 same-sex marriages performed in state last year.

Jury picked for Oklahoma man accused of abusing children

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:09

FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2014 file photo, Stephen Jones, attorney for Matthew Lane Durham, talks with the media outside the Federal Courthouse in Oklahoma City, following a detention hearing for Durham. Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 9, 2015 in the trial of Matthew Lane Durham, 20, of Edmond, a volunteer at the Upendo Children’s Home in Nairobi, Kenya, who faces 17 counts of sexual misconduct including aggravated sexual abuse and engaging in illicit sexual conduct in foreign places. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A jury was selected Tuesday in the trial of an Oklahoma man accused of sexually abusing children at an orphanage in Kenya.


Whistleblower faults U.S. agency for lax airport screening

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:09

Transportation Safety Administration agents screen a passenger at San Francisco International Airport in San FranciscoThe U.S. agency that screens passengers for explosives and weapons at airport checkpoints has been handing out passes for expedited screening "like Halloween candy," a whistleblower told a U.S. Senate committee on Tuesday. Under PreCheck, begun in 2011, travelers can get low-risk status for expedited U.S. screening, exempting them from, for instance, removing their shoes or opening their laptops. "TSA is handing out PreCheck status like Halloween candy in an effort to expedite passengers as quickly as possible, despite the self-admitted security gaps that are being created in the process," Roering said.


MPs support EU referendum plan

BBC World News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:08
MPs overwhelmingly back a bill requiring a referendum is held on the UK's membership of the EU by 544 votes to 53.
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U.S. Air Force to use new Lockheed spacecraft for next satellites

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:06

Handout photo of workers on the moving line and forward fuselage assembly areas for the F-35 JSF at Lockheed Martin Corp's factory located in Fort Worth, TexasThe U.S. Air Force said on Tuesday it will use Lockheed Martin Corp's updated A2100 spacecraft for the fifth and sixth U.S. missile early warning satellites, with no additional cost to its 2014 bulk purchase contract with Lockheed. The Air Force said by swapping out the spacecraft for the next two Space Based Infrared System satellites, it will be easier to implement new capabilities, including sensors that would allow troops to see dimmer targets more quickly. The move followed a proposal made by Lockheed last December aimed at lowering costs by increasing commonality with other space systems, making the spacecraft more resilient, and reducing the number of obsolescent parts.


Roofer's blowtorch sparked 6-alarm fire in Hamilton Township, fire chief says

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:05

Roofer's blowtorch sparked 6-alarm fire in Hamilton Township, fire chief saysFire officials say a roofer's blowtorch sparked Monday's multi-alarm fire that destroyed nearly an entire block of homes in Mercer County.


For Dems who vote yes on trade, Obama offers help in 2016

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:04

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at the Catholic Hospital Association Conference about healthcare reform, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — As the White House pleads with House Democrats for votes on trade, President Barack Obama is sweetening the deal with an offer of presidential campaign support if Democrats come under fire for their votes from unions and liberals in 2016.


Grandmother of girls who fell from window thanks community

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:04

Grandmother of girls who fell from window thanks communityAn Allentown grandmother, dealing with an unimaginable loss, is thanking her community for their support.


Canadian Senators’ Expenses Under Investigation After Auditor’s Report

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:03
The findings, involving current and former members, threaten to erode the standing of the Senate, which is under a cloud from a corruption trial.







Parts of June 6 SAT will not be graded because of printing error

NBA - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:03
Some sections of the exam instructed students that they had 25 minutes to complete the questions while other paperwork had the correct time of 20 minutes.
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Parts of June 6 SAT will not be graded because of printing error

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:03
Some sections of the exam instructed students that they had 25 minutes to complete the questions while other paperwork had the correct time of 20 minutes.
Categories: Sports Center

Parts of June 6 SAT will not be graded because of printing error

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:03
Some sections of the exam instructed students that they had 25 minutes to complete the questions while other paperwork had the correct time of 20 minutes.

AP Interview: Top imam sets new course after leaving mosque

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:03

FILE- In this May 6, 2011 file photo, Imam Sayed Hassan Al-Qazwini speaks at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Mich. The prominent Muslim leader is forging ahead with a new congregation and plans for a new mosque and other projects after splitting from one of the nation's largest Islamic centers. After months of silence, Imam Hassan Qazwini spoke first with The Associated Press about his departure from the Islamic Center of America and what's next. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — One of the nation's top Shiite Muslim leaders says a "clash of ideas" caused his departure from one of North America's largest mosques, and he's forging ahead with a new congregation and plans for a mosque, media channels and other projects to reach those inside and outside of his faith.


Novel program connects felons with bank, college, treatment

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:59
A federal court system in Pennsylvania is entering into an unusual partnership: It's teaming with a bank, a community college and a health care system to help recently released convicts get back on their feet — and avoid further brushes with the law.

Police investigated 40 people of interest in Virginia attack

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:58

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2014 file photo Jesse Matthew Jr. looks toward the gallery while appearing in court in Fairfax, Va. A woman who authorities say was sexually assaulted by the same man charged with killing a University of Virginia student came face to face with her alleged attacker in a Fairfax courtroom Thursday. The encounter was brief, and the woman's testimony was focused on a narrow legal question, though she did testify that his face looked familiar. But it provided a preview of the courtroom drama expected next week, when a jury trial begins for 33-year-old Jesse Matthew. (AP Photo/The Washington Post, Bill O'Leary, Pool, File)FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Police investigated more than 40 people of interest before their nine-year search for the man who brutally attacked a woman in 2005 led them to Jesse Matthew, a detective testified Tuesday.


Colorado rampage trial judge dismisses three jurors tainted by tweet

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:58

Century Aurora 16 movie theater is pictured in ColoradoThe judge in the capital murder trial of Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes dismissed three jurors on Tuesday on the grounds they were tainted by hearing about a prosecutor's message on Twitter. Last week, District Attorney George Brauchler sent a tweet that referred to a videotaped interview a psychiatrist conducted with Holmes, who killed 12 moviegoers and wounded dozens more when he opened fire in a suburban Denver theater in 2012. Arapahoe County District Judge Carlos Samour has repeatedly told jurors not to read media reports or material on social media about the trial and not to discuss the case among themselves or with others.


Iraq bomb attacks kill at least 18

BBC World News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:56
A series of bomb attacks in and around the Iraqi capital Baghdad leaves at least 18 people dead as violence continues to plague the country.
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