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UC Davis chancellor acknowledges missteps, promises forums

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:47

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2011 file photo, University of California, Davis Police Lt. John Pike uses pepper spray to move Occupy UC Davis protesters while blocking their exit from the school's quad in Davis, Calif. Some California lawmakers want the head of the University of California, Davis to quit over the school's public relations spending after students were pepper-sprayed. As of Thursday, April 15, 2016, at least seven state lawmakers are calling for the resignation of school Chancellor Linda Katehi. The demands follow reports by the newspaper that the school paid image consultants at least $175,000 to try to clean up the online image of the university and Katehi after the 2011 incident. (Wayne Tilcock/The Enterprise via AP, File)DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — University of California, Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi said her office hired online image consultants to ensure searches showed the university's achievement and not to erase online content.


After push and pull, last hearing set on Ferguson settlement

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:45

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After months of negotiations and some late push and pull over the cost, the last public hearing is set for Tuesday on the U.S. Department of Justice’s settlement with Ferguson that calls for sweeping changes in the St. Louis suburb where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by police. Giving people […]
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After push and pull, last hearing set on Ferguson settlement

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:45

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After months of negotiations and some late push and pull over the cost, the last public hearing is set for Tuesday on the U.S. Department of Justice’s settlement with Ferguson that calls for sweeping changes in the St. Louis suburb where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by police. Giving people […]
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After push and pull, last hearing set on Ferguson settlement

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:45

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After months of negotiations and some late push and pull over the cost, the last public hearing is set for Tuesday on the U.S. Department of Justice’s settlement with Ferguson that calls for sweeping changes in the St. Louis suburb where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by police. Giving people […]

Alaska university teacher in hospital after bear mauled him

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:44

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A man who teaches classes on the outdoors has been hospitalized after he was mauled by a bear during a mountaineering class in the Alaska Panhandle. Forest Wagner, 35, of Fairbanks, was with a group of 12 students Monday on Mount Emmerich near Haines, Alaska, when he was attacked, according to […]
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Alaska university teacher in hospital after bear mauled him

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:44

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A man who teaches classes on the outdoors has been hospitalized after he was mauled by a bear during a mountaineering class in the Alaska Panhandle. Forest Wagner, 35, of Fairbanks, was with a group of 12 students Monday on Mount Emmerich near Haines, Alaska, when he was attacked, according to […]
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Alaska university teacher in hospital after bear mauled him

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:44

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A man who teaches classes on the outdoors has been hospitalized after he was mauled by a bear during a mountaineering class in the Alaska Panhandle. Forest Wagner, 35, of Fairbanks, was with a group of 12 students Monday on Mount Emmerich near Haines, Alaska, when he was attacked, according to […]

Michigan woman whose baby died in garage faces sentencing

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:41

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — A young Detroit-area woman whose newborn baby was left to die in a cold garage faces sentencing. A jury last month convicted 25-year-old Angela Alexie of murder. She faces life in prison with no parole when sentenced Tuesday in Macomb County Circuit Court in Mount Clemens. Investigators say Alexie gave […]
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Michigan woman whose baby died in garage faces sentencing

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:41

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — A young Detroit-area woman whose newborn baby was left to die in a cold garage faces sentencing. A jury last month convicted 25-year-old Angela Alexie of murder. She faces life in prison with no parole when sentenced Tuesday in Macomb County Circuit Court in Mount Clemens. Investigators say Alexie gave […]
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Michigan woman whose baby died in garage faces sentencing

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:41

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — A young Detroit-area woman whose newborn baby was left to die in a cold garage faces sentencing. A jury last month convicted 25-year-old Angela Alexie of murder. She faces life in prison with no parole when sentenced Tuesday in Macomb County Circuit Court in Mount Clemens. Investigators say Alexie gave […]

Monday’s prep results

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:41

Archbishop Murphy continues its undefeated season with a 5-0 shut out over South Whidbey, and five different Mount Si baseball players hit home runs in the victory over Redmond.
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Monday’s prep results

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:41

Archbishop Murphy continues its undefeated season with a 5-0 shut out over South Whidbey, and five different Mount Si baseball players hit home runs in the victory over Redmond.
Categories: Sports Center

Monday’s prep results

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:41

Archbishop Murphy continues its undefeated season with a 5-0 shut out over South Whidbey, and five different Mount Si baseball players hit home runs in the victory over Redmond.

No new faces for Cuba's politburo as revolutionary leaders cling to power

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:40

Cuba's aging leaders will keep control of the communist island for at least another five years.

       

Judge OKs agreement between Ferguson, Justice Department

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:39

A federal judge on Tuesday approved an agreement between the Justice Department and Ferguson, Mo., where a white police officer fatally shot...

       

For the Record: Texas, we weren't even messing with you

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:30

Today, New York weighs in on both the Democratic and Republican races. Next month, Texas Republicans weigh in on whether they want to stay i...

       

NY primary highlights bill allowing 9/11-related suits against Saudi Arabia

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:22

Presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders voiced support for the bill.

       

Finance minister: India has long list of needs, goals

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:22
NEW YORK (AP) — India's finance minister says his country's needs include everything from more housing and factories to becoming more business friendly but that it's also committed to protecting the climate.

'Griot' makes history hit home at Milwaukee school touched by violence

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:18

Reggie Jackson is the lead historian at America's Black Holocaust Museum.

       

Clinton defeats Sanders in New York, says race in 'homestretch'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:18

"Today, once again, you proved there’s no place like home,” Clinton told supporters at a victory speech.