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Keeping Up With Kendall Jenner

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:56
The model may not yet be as famous as her big sister Kim Kardashian. But she’s working on it.

New Jersey prosecutor: Cop shot his own cruiser

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:55
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer has been accused of shooting a gun at his own police vehicle.

Grocery chain's Christmas ad stirs tears, outrage

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:54
Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth.

A look at how FDA-approved robotic leg braces work

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:53
Marine Capt. Derek Herrera, who was paralyzed by a sniper's bullet two years ago in southern Afghanistan, is walking again thanks to a set of robotic leg braces known as the ReWalk system. Herrera is the first in the United States to own the device that was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Several competing products are being used and tested at U.S. rehabilitation hospitals.

Longest U.S. suspension bridge celebrated New York-style

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:51

A layer of smog can be seen above Manhattan through the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New YorkBy Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's Verrazano-Narrows Bridge was celebrated on Friday as an engineering marvel on the 50th anniversary of its opening, but a proposed toll increase for the longest suspension bridge in the United States put a damper on the birthday party. When traffic began crossing the Brooklyn-to-Staten Island span in 1964, it was the first time that all five New York City boroughs could be reached without traveling on water. ...


Miliband: Flags tweet disrespectful

BBC World News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:49
Ed Miliband says a Labour MP who quit her role after tweeting a picture of a house with three England flags and a white van parked outside "conveyed a sense of disrespect".
Categories: BBC World News

DR Congo axe attackers kill dozens

BBC World News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:45
At least 50 people have been massacred by machete and axe-wielding attackers in eastern DR Congo, according to activists.
Categories: BBC World News

A look at how FDA-approved robotic leg braces work

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:45
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marine Capt. Derek Herrera, who was paralyzed by a sniper's bullet two years ago in southern Afghanistan, is walking again thanks to a set of robotic leg braces known as the ReWalk system. Herrera is the first in the United States to own the device that was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Several competing products are being used and tested at U.S. rehabilitation hospitals.

Hundreds honor Indiana aid worker slain in Syria

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:43

Ed and Paula Kassig, parents of Peter Kassig, reflect as a funeral prayers were held for their son in the mosque at Al-Huda Foundation in Fishers, Ind., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Peter Kassig was captured Oct. 1, 2013, while delivering aid in Syria through a relief organization he founded. The White House confirmed Peter Kassig's death Sunday, Nov. 16 after the Islamic State group released a video showing that Kassig had been beheaded. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)FISHERS, Ind. (AP) — The death of an Indiana aid worker at the hands of Islamic State militants is "barbaric" and is not a true reflection of Islam, a cleric told hundreds of people who gathered Friday for the first of three memorial services honoring the slain man.


White House: Immigration steps would boost wages

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:39

President Barack Obama speaks during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families." (AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's moves on immigration would expand the labor force and increase worker productivity, according to a White House report Friday that estimates average wages would rise over a 10-year period.


Seattle U, UW women’s soccer gear up for NCAA second-round games

WA Huskies - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:29
Seattle U faces South Carolina and UW faces Missouri on Friday in second-round NCAA tournament action.
Categories: Sports Center

Florida polo magnate gets 16 years for deadly drunken driving crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:29
By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida polo club founder was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday after a jury for a second time found him guilty of killing a recent college graduate in a collision while driving drunk late one night in Palm Beach County. John Goodman, a 51-year-old from a Texas family that made a fortune in the air conditioning business, was convicted last month of DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide. ...

England must end suffering - Rowntree

BBC World News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:21
England must end a "horrible" week and a winless run of five games when they face Samoa, says coach Graham Rowntree.
Categories: BBC World News

Virginia high court rejects lacrosse-case appeal

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:19
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend.

Redistribution of homes begins in polygamous sect

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:06
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Katie Cox has lived in her 13-bedroom home in a polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border for more than four decades — but she's never had a deed.

Two dead as London balcony collapses

BBC World News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:04
Two men die and at least six other people are injured as part of a balcony collapses in west London.
Categories: BBC World News

Not a pretty picture: A call to action for black girls in school

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 03:59
Update, 11:05 a.m.: This post was updated to include information about students at Chief Sealth High School winning a film award related to race and education.

6 wintry warmers for your weekend

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 03:59
The forecast is calling for snow in the mountains and rain and wind below. But don't let that keep you at home. Here are six things to do, out and about, that will warm you -- body and soul.

Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 03:58

This undated file photo provided by the Brown family is Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed in a confrontation with a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, 2014. Police departments across the country are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict officer Darren Wilson, who killed the unarmed black teenager. (AP Photo/Brown Family, File)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in August — a death that stirred weeks of violent unrest in the St. Louis suburb.