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Clinton campaign says email server to go to Justice Dept

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:32
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman for Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign says she has directed that the personal email server she used while serving as secretary of state be given to the Justice Department. Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill said Tuesday she has also directed her team to turn over a thumb drive containing copies of […]

U.S. judge orders NFL, union talk settlement in Brady case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:29

 New England Patriots-Training CampNEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has ordered the National Football League and its players union to hold settlement talks later on Tuesday in a court battle over star quarterback Tom Brady's "Deflategate" suspension. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman in Manhattan in a court order on Tuesday requested that both sides "engage in further good faith settlement efforts" before a court hearing on Wednesday. The New England Patriots quarterback was suspended for four games over his alleged role in a scheme to deflate footballs in the Patriots' 45-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts in a January playoff game.


Colorado may ban 'candy' name on marijuana treats

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:29

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2014, file photo, smaller-dose pot-infused brownies are divided and packaged at The Growing Kitchen in Boulder, Colo. Edible marijuana products in Colorado may soon come labeled with a red stop sign as the state is finalizing work on new rules for the appearance of edible marijuana. A draft of those rules released Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, would require each piece of edible marijuana to be marked in the shape of a stop sign with the letters THC in the middle. The letters stand for marijuana's psychoactive ingredient. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)DENVER (AP) — Edible marijuana products in Colorado may soon come labeled with a red stop sign, according to a draft of new rules released Wednesday by state marijuana regulators.


US officer fired over fatal shooting

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:28
Authorities in Texas have fired a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black college student.
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The Republican right provided Donald Trump’s warmup act

NBA - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:27
There’s this great scene from “Law & Order” where Detective Briscoe shows a victim’s picture to a prostitute. He asks whether she knew of anyone who had “dated” him. “I didn’t, but he’s cute,” she says. “You’ve been at this too long, honey.” Briscoe replies. “He’s dead.” The political punditry seems unable to agree on […]
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The Republican right provided Donald Trump’s warmup act

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:27
There’s this great scene from “Law & Order” where Detective Briscoe shows a victim’s picture to a prostitute. He asks whether she knew of anyone who had “dated” him. “I didn’t, but he’s cute,” she says. “You’ve been at this too long, honey.” Briscoe replies. “He’s dead.” The political punditry seems unable to agree on […]
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The Republican right provided Donald Trump’s warmup act

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:27
There’s this great scene from “Law & Order” where Detective Briscoe shows a victim’s picture to a prostitute. He asks whether she knew of anyone who had “dated” him. “I didn’t, but he’s cute,” she says. “You’ve been at this too long, honey.” Briscoe replies. “He’s dead.” The political punditry seems unable to agree on […]

Fearing stigma, Colorado contested Superfund status for mine

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:27

New Mexico Environment Department engineers, technicians and scientists test the people's water on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, at San Juan County's Lee Acres Sheriff's substation in Farmington, N.M. Water laced with heavy metals, including lead and arsenic, reached the New Mexico municipalities of Aztec, Farmington and Kirtland over the weekend, following a wastewater spill at a Colorado mine. A crew supervised by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been blamed for causing the spill while trying to clean up the mine area. (Alexa Rogals/The Daily Times via AP) MANDATORY CREDITDENVER (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took full responsibility Tuesday for the mine waste spoiling rivers downstream from Silverton, Colorado, but people who live near the idled and leaking Gold King mine say local authorities and mining companies spent decades spurning federal cleanup help.


Nine Charged in Insider Trading Case Tied to Hackers

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:26
The international scheme generated more than $100 million in illegal profits, and the S.E.C. is bringing a parallel lawsuit in the case.









US government seeks ruling against miners, armed protesters

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:22
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Federal prosecutors asked a judge on Tuesday to prevent two miners and their armed supporters from blocking access to public land and threatening government officials over a dispute with the U.S. Forest Service in western Montana.

Mexico bans baby formula giveaways

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:22
Mexican health authorities ban giveaways of baby formula at hospitals, saying the country needed to boost low breastfeeding rates.
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Judge declines to stop Growler flights at Whidbey

NBA - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:17
Judge says citizens of Ebey’s Reserve failed to show the impact of Growler overflights was significantly worse than predicted by the Navy in 2005.
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Judge declines to stop Growler flights at Whidbey

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:17
Judge says citizens of Ebey’s Reserve failed to show the impact of Growler overflights was significantly worse than predicted by the Navy in 2005.
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Judge declines to stop Growler flights at Whidbey

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:17
Judge says citizens of Ebey’s Reserve failed to show the impact of Growler overflights was significantly worse than predicted by the Navy in 2005.

Who are 'Oath Keepers' in Ferguson?

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:15
Why have these armed men come to Ferguson?
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Are Hindu nationalists a danger to other Indians?

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:13
Are Hindu nationalists a danger to other Indians?
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Homeland Security boss excused from immigration suit hearing

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:10
HOUSTON (AP) — Top immigration enforcement officials won't have to attend a federal court hearing in Texas over problems that led to work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama's executive immigration action after the judge had put the plan on hold.

Why an Indian state is collecting hair and nails to spite Modi

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:09
Why the humble fingernail is being used to spite India's PM
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New York probes allegations of inmates beaten after prison escape

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:06

Prison inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat are seen in enhanced pictures released by the New York State policeAuthorities are investigating allegations that guards beat and abused dozens of inmates in an upstate New York prison after the daring escape of two convicted killers in June, state corrections officials said on Tuesday. The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision said it had been investigating for several weeks the allegations of prisoner abuse at the Clinton Correctional Center, which were first reported in the New York Times on Tuesday. Prisoners left behind in the so-called honor section of the prison, reserved for inmates with good behavior including Richard Matt and David Sweat before their June 6 escape, described "being beaten while handcuffed, choked, and slammed against cell bars and walls," the Times reported.


Goodnight Mister Tom director Gold dies

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 07:03
British director Jack Gold, whose work included Goodnight Mister Tom and The Naked Civil Servant dies age 85.
Categories: BBC World News