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Suspect in slaying of U.S. Marines made 2014 trip to Mideast

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:35

In this aerial image taken from video, law enforcement personnel work the scene of a shooting at the Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center Chattanooga Thursday, July 17, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Authorities say Kuwait-born Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, 24, of Hixson, Tenn., unleashed a barrage of gun fire from his car at a recruiting center and the U.S. military site, killing at least four Marines before he was shot to death by police. (WTVF via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT, NO SALESCHATTANOOGA, Tenn./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The suspect in the fatal shootings of four U.S. Marines traveled to Jordan and possibly other Middle Eastern countries last year, authorities said on Friday, as the investigation focused on any signs of a connection to Islamist militants. Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, a Kuwaiti-born naturalized U.S. citizen, died on Thursday in a firefight with police after a rampage at two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The 24-year-old engineer traveled to Jordan, possibly between April and November, U.S. government sources and friends of Abdulazeez in Chattanooga told Reuters.


Apple dumps iPhoto and Aperture, but you don’t have to

NBA - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:34
Although Apple has new ways of storing and managing your photos, it’s possible to continue using the old ways if that’s what you prefer.
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Apple dumps iPhoto and Aperture, but you don’t have to

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:34
Although Apple has new ways of storing and managing your photos, it’s possible to continue using the old ways if that’s what you prefer.
Categories: Sports Center

Apple dumps iPhoto and Aperture, but you don’t have to

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:34
Although Apple has new ways of storing and managing your photos, it’s possible to continue using the old ways if that’s what you prefer.

19 Police Officers in the Bronx Are Charged With Downgrading Crimes

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:34
An internal audit found that at least 55 reports were improperly classified at the 40th Precinct during a four-month period last year.









‘Taxi of Tomorrow’ Will Be New York City’s Standard Cab Starting Sept. 1

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:30
Most taxi owners will be required to switch to the Nissan NV200 model when they retire their cabs, the city’s taxi commission said Friday.









Requiring condom use in porn films gets enough signatures for California vote

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:26

Moulds are dipped into latex to make condoms at Malaysia's Karex condom factory in PontianBy Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A campaign to require condom use in pornographic film productions in California has collected enough signatures to put a ballot measure before state voters in 2016, organizers said. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation said in a statement late on Thursday it had amassed more than 371,000 signatures, above the 366,880 threshold set by the state. The signatures must still be validated by California election officials.


Hitchhiking robot embarks on coast-to-coast tour across US

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:25

HitchBOT co-creator David Harris Smith adjusts its position as co-creator Frauke Zeller, right, says farewell as the hitchhiking robot starts its journey Friday, July 17, 2015, in Marblehead, Mass. HitchBOT is beginning its' first cross-country hitchhiking trip of the U.S., in Marblehead with a final destination goal of reaching San Francisco. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)BOSTON (AP) — With its thumb raised skyward and a grin on its digital face, the robotic creation of two researchers in Canada embarked on a hitchhiking journey across the U.S. on Friday.


Arizona mother gets life in prison for killing five-year-old daughter

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:23
    Jerice Hunter stared straight ahead as her fate was read by Judge Rosa Mroz at the Maricopa County Superior Court. After the child was killed, prosecutors said, Hunter stuffed her body in a suitcase and tossed it in a dumpster. When another relative said he could forgive Hunter, she sobbed and said: "I didn't do it.

Water quality: Protect the vulnerable; ensure safety for all

NBA - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:22
Our state has been using the same inadequate water-quality standards for more than 40 years and has missed every deadline for updating them as required under the federal Clean Water Act [“Wash. State, not EPA, knows best on water quality standards,” Opinion, July 10]. The more fish and shellfish we eat, the cleaner our waters […]
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Water quality: Protect the vulnerable; ensure safety for all

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:22
Our state has been using the same inadequate water-quality standards for more than 40 years and has missed every deadline for updating them as required under the federal Clean Water Act [“Wash. State, not EPA, knows best on water quality standards,” Opinion, July 10]. The more fish and shellfish we eat, the cleaner our waters […]
Categories: Sports Center

Water quality: Protect the vulnerable; ensure safety for all

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:22
Our state has been using the same inadequate water-quality standards for more than 40 years and has missed every deadline for updating them as required under the federal Clean Water Act [“Wash. State, not EPA, knows best on water quality standards,” Opinion, July 10]. The more fish and shellfish we eat, the cleaner our waters […]

Housing affordability: Seattle has out-of-control growth

NBA - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:20
The Times’ editorial about the mayor’s affordable housing plan is right on the mark [“Public input needed on mayor’s housing plan,” Opinion, July 17]. Also, thanks to columnists Danny Westneat and Ron Judd and articles by Daniel Beekman for being a voice for people who now live in Seattle regarding “growth promotion” zoning talks occurring […]
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Housing affordability: Seattle has out-of-control growth

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:20
The Times’ editorial about the mayor’s affordable housing plan is right on the mark [“Public input needed on mayor’s housing plan,” Opinion, July 17]. Also, thanks to columnists Danny Westneat and Ron Judd and articles by Daniel Beekman for being a voice for people who now live in Seattle regarding “growth promotion” zoning talks occurring […]
Categories: Sports Center

Housing affordability: Seattle has out-of-control growth

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:20
The Times’ editorial about the mayor’s affordable housing plan is right on the mark [“Public input needed on mayor’s housing plan,” Opinion, July 17]. Also, thanks to columnists Danny Westneat and Ron Judd and articles by Daniel Beekman for being a voice for people who now live in Seattle regarding “growth promotion” zoning talks occurring […]

Boston Marathon bomber is moved to Colorado Supermax prison

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:20

FILE - In this June 24, 2015, file courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, right, stands before U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. as he addresses the court during his sentencing, in federal court in Boston. He is now detained in the highest-security prison in the U.S. Penitentiary in Florence, Colo., after being sentenced to death in June. (Jane Flavell Collins via AP, File)BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is now detained in the highest-security prison in the country.


Final California beach fouled by oil spill is reopened

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:19

FILE - Int his June 10, 2015, file photo, Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique team members evaluate oil coverage, far left, as workers clean up areas affected by an oil spill at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta, Calif. Nearly two months after an oil pipeline break fouled beaches near Santa Barbara, California, the costly cleanup is about finished, officials said Thursday, July 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The last of several Southern California beaches soiled by last spring's massive oil spill reopened Friday to enthusiastic crowds that quickly jammed its campgrounds to capacity.