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Washington state teen calls police to break up his own party

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:56
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state teenager who threw a party rife with underage drinking and drug use while his parents were away called police to intervene after a rowdy throng busted a neighbors fence and fights broke out, local media said on Wednesday. The 16-year-old, whose parents were in Portland, called the authorities to break up his own bash after scores of revelers descended on ...

Washington state teen calls police to break up his own party

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:56
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state teenager who threw a party rife with underage drinking and drug use while his parents were away called police to intervene after a rowdy throng busted a neighbors fence and fights broke out, local media said on Wednesday. The 16-year-old, whose parents were in Portland, called the authorities to break up his own bash after scores of revelers descended on ...

FBI sees rise in US mass shootings

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:55
The number of people killed or wounded in the US in mass shootings has increased dramatically in recent years, an FBI study finds.
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FBI sees rise in US mass shootings

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:55
The number of people killed or wounded in the US in mass shootings has increased dramatically in recent years, an FBI study finds.
Categories: BBC World News

Cameron wants UK to join in airstrikes in Iraq

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:53

United Kingdom's Prime Minister David Cameron addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The British prime minister said late Wednesday he will ask Parliament to approve joining international airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq.


Central America plan foresees infrastructure, energy projects: draft

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:51
By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - A plan by Central American governments to boost economic growth in the region and cut illegal immigration to the United States foresees major spending on infrastructure and energy projects, a draft of the proposal showed on Wednesday. The "Plan of the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle" aims to renovate highways, city bypasses and border crossings in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, as well as carry out improvements to other infrastructure in the region. ...

Central America plan foresees infrastructure, energy projects: draft

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:51
By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - A plan by Central American governments to boost economic growth in the region and cut illegal immigration to the United States foresees major spending on infrastructure and energy projects, a draft of the proposal showed on Wednesday. The "Plan of the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle" aims to renovate highways, city bypasses and border crossings in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, as well as carry out improvements to other infrastructure in the region. ...

No indictment in Ohio Wal-Mart shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:41
CINCINNATI (AP) — Officers' actions were justified in the fatal shooting of a man holding an air rifle inside an Ohio Wal-Mart store, a grand jury determined Wednesday — using surveillance video the slain man's family said shows the shooting was completely unjustified.

Shot Australian 'may have had help'

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:40
A teenage terror suspect shot dead after he stabbed two Australian police officers may not have acted alone, a top police officer says.
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Japan fails to find cause of battery meltdown on ANA’s Boeing 787

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:36
The Japan Transport Safety Board’s probe focused on a lithium-ion battery that overheated aboard an ANA Holdings flight last year.

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Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:33

Amber Alert issued for missing Skagit County 2-year-old

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:32
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-year-old boy who was taken from his Skagit Valley home by his father, who had threatened to harm both the boy and his mother.

Mariners, Blue Jays to start relief pitchers in series finale

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:32
For Seattle, versatile reliever Tom Wilhelmsen is making the start on Thursday in place of Chris Young.

Sounders FC vs. FC Dallas, pre-match notes and lineup

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:31
Here are some notable game notes ahead of Wednesday night's Sounders at FC Dallas match in Frisco, Texas:.

Ex-coach at The Bush School indicted on child-porn charges

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:31
A federal grand jury in Seattle has indicted the former cross-country ski coach at The Bush School on three child pornography-related charges and a single count of transportation of minors with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity after he allegedly hid a video camera in the room of a f

Senate Republicans try to blame Democrats for tuition hikes

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:31
State Senate Republicans are taking pains this week to try to finger Democrats as the bad guys when it comes to cutting higher education funding and allowing steep college tuition hikes.

Washington state pot law author proposes testing sewage to gauge use

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:19

Hu Barney smokes a joint during 420Fest at the Luxe Nightclub in SeattleBy Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - The main author of a Washington state law that legalized recreational marijuana said on Wednesday that testing sewage for the active ingredient in pot could give municipalities a broader and more reliable picture of drug use than traditional surveys. Alison Holcomb, who is also an American Civil Liberties Union attorney, said wastewater analysis for psychoactive THC could provide policymakers crucial data at a time of sweeping shifts in marijuana policy in U.S. states and cities. ...


Washington state pot law author proposes testing sewage to gauge use

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:19
By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - The main author of a Washington state law that legalized recreational marijuana said on Wednesday that testing sewage for the active ingredient in pot could give municipalities a broader and more reliable picture of drug use than traditional surveys. Alison Holcomb, who is also an American Civil Liberties Union attorney, said wastewater analysis for ...

United Nations General Assembly: Leaders’ Speeches at U.N. Show Delicacy of Mission Against ISIS Militants

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:16
Remarks by leaders on Day 1 of the General Assembly hinted at the narrow, often competing, interests of some of America’s allies in the fight against terrorism.






More U.S. congregations offer sanctuary to those facing deportation

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:16
By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A growing network of congregations across the United States is volunteering to offer shelter to immigrants facing deportation in a move organizers hope will help spotlight federal inaction on immigration reform. Churches in Chicago and the Arizona cities of Phoenix and Tucson have begun sheltering immigrants, and organizers say the plan is eventually to include some 24 churches or synagogues in 10 cities. ...