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Seattle student arrested for bringing explosive device to school: police

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:13
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Seattle high school that shares a building with a children's museum in a popular tourist area was evacuated and a 16-year-old student arrested on Monday after he was discovered on campus with an explosive device, Seattle police said. Police responded to the Center School, a small public school in the same building as the Seattle Children's Museum, after receiving a tip that a student had a Molotov cocktail, police said in a statement. "The school was evacuated as a precaution," the statement said. ...

Hunting for whale & votes above the Arctic Circle

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:12

In this Oct. 8, 2014 photo, campaign worker Gabe Tegoseak carries a clipboard with a list of registered voters along an icy road in Barrow, Alaska, as he goes door to door as part of the re-election campaign of Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska. Tegoseak works for the Alaska Democratic Party and hopes to send Begich back to Washington. Begich's Republican opponent is former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)BARROW, Alaska (AP) — Three children whiz by on a snowmobile as Gabe Tegoseak, crunching through icy streets in the town that's as far north as you can go and still be in the United States, is hunting for votes.

ArtsBeat: Listening to Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:09
Jon Caramanica and Ben Ratliff discuss Taylor Swift’s new album on Popcast, The Times’s weekly pop music podcast.

Washington school shooter invited his victims to lunch together

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:06
Before opening fire on them and then killing himself, the shooter at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington state had texted his five victims asking them to join him at lunch, officials said Monday.

Discharge for quarantined US nurse

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:05
A nurse quarantined in New Jersey after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is to be discharged after being symptom-free for 24 hours.
Categories: BBC World News

Old-style populism lives on in Michigan race

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:05

In a photo from Oct. 13, 2014, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is seen during a Republican rally in Troy, Mich. Snyder, who is running against Democrat Mark Schauer, says his economic remedies for Michigan including cutting business taxes and state spending, were pragmatic decisions. he said voters understand that sacrifices are necessary to address the state's Rust Belt problems. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has gone through a wrenching economic upheaval in recent years, but as he runs for governor, Mark Schauer hopes that one thing hasn't been lost: the power of an old-style populist appeal to rev up workers and get them to the polls to vote Democratic.

Exclusive Video: The Voice's Blake Shelton Reveals How High School Heartache Turned Him Onto Music

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:00

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Doctor 'unlawfully killed' in Syria

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:55
A London jury returns a verdict of unlawful killing at an inquest into the death of Dr Abbas Khan in a Syrian prison.
Categories: BBC World News

Deer smashes into Pennsylvania hotel lobby

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:53

Deer smashes into Pennsylvania hotel lobbyAn unlikely guest entered a hotel lobby in Pennsylvania Friday night.

Pet Shop Boys top cover version vote

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:52
The Pet Shop Boys' 1987 hit Always On My Mind is voted the top cover version of all time in a BBC Music vote.
Categories: BBC World News

Pa. Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery to retire amid scandal

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:51

Pa. Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery to retire amid scandalSources tell Action News that Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery is planning to resign amid a state government pornography scandal.

U.N. blasts restrictions on health workers traveling from Ebola-hit states

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:47
By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations on Monday sharply criticized new restrictions imposed by three U.S. states on health workers returning from countries hit by Ebola, with the U.N. chief saying they created difficulties for those risking their lives in the battle against the disease. ...

Huskies morning links: UW a 5-point favorite over Colorado

WA Huskies - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:46
Monday links:
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Medical examiner identifies two in Marysville school shooting

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:40
The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office has formally identified the first victim killed by a classmate in the cafeteria of Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday morning as Zoe Galasso.

Q. and A.: Investigating Abandoned Chemical Weapons in Iraq

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:34
C.J. Chivers, a New York Times reporter, and John Ismay, a contributor, respond to readers’ questions about aging chemical munitions found in Iraq.

CDC to release new U.S. guidelines for returning Ebola healthcare workers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:31
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will release additional guidelines later on Monday governing protocols for healthcare workers returning to the United States after treating Ebola victims in West Africa, the White House said. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said U.S. policies needed to be guided by science and to not discourage volunteers from going to help in the countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak. ...

Clowns behaving badly

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:31
The clowns scaring people in France
Categories: BBC World News

From farm to table, with Mario Batali

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:31
Recipes in Mario Batali’s new cookbook include Fava Bean Guacamole, Pork Chops with Peppers and Capers and Texas Red Flannel Hash with Fried Eggs.

DUI attorney PAC shows why Halloween and Election Day go hand-in-ghoulish-hand

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:31
It’s no small matter that the final stretch before Election Day comes in the build-up to, and afterglow of, Halloween.

Power outages cause 2-hour delay for Mercer Island schools

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:31
Mercer Island schools will be on a two-hour delay Monday due to continued power outages, according to the Mercer Island School District's website.