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Colorado theater shooting: A look at the 12 people killed

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:03

 Alex Teves, AJ Boik, Alex Sullivan, Gordon Cowden, Jesse Childress, Jessica Ghawi, John Larimer, Jonathan Blunk, Veronica Moser-Sullivan, Rebecca Wingo, Micayla Medek, and Matt McQuinn. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Twelve people were killed and 70 were wounded or injured at a midnight movie on July 20, 2012, in the Denver suburb of Aurora. Here's a look at those who died:


Coffee company layoffs hit rebuilding Vermont town hard

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:02

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2005 file photo, a Keurig single-serving coffee maker is seen at the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters outlet store in Waterbury, Vt. The company announced Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 that the bulk of about 200 layoffs announced Wednesday in the state would be in Waterbury, a town still rebuilding after the loss of about 1,100 jobs when Tropical Storm Irene flooded the state in 2011. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — For years, the company now known as Keurig Green Mountain provided well-paying, stable employment in Vermont. That's about to change.


Pennsylvania officials have two routes to oust embattled attorney general

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:02

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane congratulates Governor Tom Wolf following his inauguration ceremony at the State Capitol in Harrisburg, PA on January 20, 2015.Pennsylvania officials have two options if they want to push Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office as she faces criminal obstruction charges, but do not seem to be rushing to act, observers said on Friday. Politicians in both parties, from Governor Tom Wolf, who like Kane is a Democrat, to Republican state legislators, have called on Kane to step down after she was accused of leaking confidential information about a political rival to local media and then lying about her actions to a grand jury. Kane, the first woman and first Democrat elected as the state's top prosecutor, has vowed to fight the charges, though she would have to step down if convicted.


Purse theft in Center City caught on surveillance

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:01

Purse theft in Center City caught on surveillancePhiladelphia police are searching for two men who were caught on surveillance stealing a woman's purse from the back of her chair inside a Center City restaurant.


Kabul rocked by deadly explosions

BBC World News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:01
At least 35 people have died and hundreds more have been wounded in separate bomb attacks across the day in the Afghan capital Kabul.
Categories: BBC World News

Exam ordered for man accused of pushing flight attendant

NBA - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:00
A man accused of drunkenly shoving a flight attendant and threatening to kill people on a flight from Seattle to Maui has been ordered to get mental-health and substance-abuse evaluations.
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Exam ordered for man accused of pushing flight attendant

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:00
A man accused of drunkenly shoving a flight attendant and threatening to kill people on a flight from Seattle to Maui has been ordered to get mental-health and substance-abuse evaluations.
Categories: Sports Center

Exam ordered for man accused of pushing flight attendant

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:00
A man accused of drunkenly shoving a flight attendant and threatening to kill people on a flight from Seattle to Maui has been ordered to get mental-health and substance-abuse evaluations.

Man pleads not guilty to shooting family who stopped to help

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 04:59
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An 18-year-old man accused of shooting a family who stopped to help him on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation pleaded not guilty Friday to murder and assault charges.

U.S. okays $1.5 billion sale of Lockheed Aegis combat system to Japan

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 04:59
The U.S. State Department has approved the likely sale to Japan of two Lockheed Martin Corp Aegis combat systems valued at $1.5 billion, a deal aimed at boosting Japan's defenses against a ballistic missile attack, the U.S. Defense Department said Friday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), which oversees foreign arms sales, said the Aegis combat systems and associated equipment would be installed on two new Japanese guided missile destroyers, or DDGs, expanding Japan's ability to carry out joint military missions with the U.S. Navy.

Family: Man, 18, killed defending sister in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 04:59

 Man, 18, killed defending sister in North PhiladelphiaFamily members say the 18-year-old man who was shot and killed in North Philadelphia was defending his sister during a fight.


City official wants bust of Dred Scott ruling's author gone

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 04:58
An alderwoman in Frederick, Maryland, is renewing her decade-old quest to remove from City Hall a sculpture of the U.S. Supreme Court chief justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision affirming slavery.

Man gets life sentence after admitting to killing soldier

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 04:58
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A 28-year-old man has admitted he killed a Fort Bragg soldier after she confronted him about being on the sex offender registry after a night of drinking.

14-year-old in Arkansas charged with killing grandparents

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 04:58
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy shot and killed his grandparents during a robbery-and-murder scheme hatched while he and two other friends were held in an Arkansas juvenile jail, police and prosecutors said Friday.

Washington State opens fall camp looking for new quarterback - FOXSports.com

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 04:58

Washington State Athletics

Washington State opens fall camp looking for new quarterback
FOXSports.com
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Washington State goes into preseason practice looking for a new leader of coach Mike Leach's ''Air Raid'' offense. The record-setting Connor Halliday is gone after throwing for 32 touchdowns and a nation-leading 430 yards a game ...
Washington State Cougars 2015 preview: Can the Cal Bear Raid outrace the Air Raid?California Golden Blogs (blog)
With 13 returning starters, Washington State has options throughout the rosterThe Spokesman Review
WSU Football Fall Practice Schedule AnnouncedWashington State Athletics

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Washington State opens fall camp looking for new quarterback - seattlepi.com

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 04:58

Washington State Athletics

Washington State opens fall camp looking for new quarterback
seattlepi.com
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State goes into preseason practice looking for a new leader of coach Mike Leach's "Air Raid" offense. The record-setting Connor Halliday is gone after throwing for 32 touchdowns and a nation-leading 430 yards a game ...
Washington State Cougars 2015 preview: Can the Cal Bear Raid outrace the Air Raid?California Golden Blogs (blog)
Washington State football: Is Mike Leach on the hot seat?Pacific Takes
WSU Football Fall Practice Schedule AnnouncedWashington State Athletics

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Exam ordered for man accused of pushing flight attendant

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 04:56
HONOLULU (AP) — A man accused of drunkenly shoving a flight attendant and threatening to kill people on a flight from Seattle to Maui has been ordered to get mental-health and substance-abuse evaluations.

Lille 0-1 Paris St-Germain

BBC World News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 04:55
Ten-man Paris St-Germain start their defence of the Ligue 1 title with a hard-earned victory at Lille.
Categories: BBC World News

Alderwoman revives debate over Taney statue at City Hall

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 04:54
An alderwoman in Maryland wants a bust of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney (TAW'-nee) removed from Frederick City Hall.

Washington state 6-year-old dazzles with skateboard skills - Columbus Dispatch

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 04:49

Columbus Dispatch

Washington state 6-year-old dazzles with skateboard skills
Columbus Dispatch
Enlarge Image Request to buy this photo Six-year-old Fox Rio Brunner from Washington will be giving a demonstration in Shanghai at the Kia World Extreme Games. Life. State fair attracting huge numbers despite lack of poultry · Valerie Bertinelli cooks ...

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