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WestJet flight to Canada makes emergency landing

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:06
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A WestJet flight from Las Vegas to Canada made an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport just 13 minutes after takeoff.

VIDEO: Sarkozy re-launches political career

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:06
France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy re-launches his political career with a campaign rally outside Lille.
Categories: BBC World News

Detroit elected officials regain city control

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:05
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a plan to return oversight of daily operations to elected officials while retaining the city's state-appointed emergency manager to oversee bankruptcy matters until they are resolved.

World Cup fever boosts Nike profit

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:03
The US sportswear firm Nike sees a 23% jump in quarterly profit thanks in part to football fever from this year's World Cup.
Categories: BBC World News

3 from FDNY who worked at ground zero die in 1 day

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:57
NEW YORK (AP) — Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from cancer, an illness that many fear might be connected to toxic World Trade Center dust released on Sept. 11, fire officials said Thursday.

Ga. police officer recovering after kidney transplant

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:50

Photo of daughters pleading for help for their dad brought him a donor from Texas.

       

Fines for food waste: Idea will cost SPU more to enforce

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:47
Fining people for putting food waste in their garbage is the most absurd idea to come out of the City Council in ages ["Seattle OKs $1 fine for adding too much food to garbage bins," Local News, Sept. 22].

Editorial: Seattle City Council needs to get moving on Seattle’s Youth Services Center

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:46
Well-meaning, but misplaced opposition should not prevent or delay construction of a new King County juvenile justice facility.

Man gets 10 years for pushing wife off Maine cliff

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:46
A former Maine resident who bashed his wife on the head with a rock and pushed her off an 800-foot cliff will serve 10 years in prison under a sentenced imposed Thursday.

German company to deliver medications by drone

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:46
A drone owned by German logistics company DHL is expected to take off and ferry medicine to Juist, a sparsely populated island off the northwestern coast of Germany, on Friday.

Drones for moviemaking win FAA approval

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:46
The FAA permits come with limitations, including that the unmanned aircraft be used only in a restricted area and that they be flown under 400 feet in altitude and within the line of sight of an operator who holds a private pilot’s license.

Police: 5 recent armed robberies in Seattle may be related

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:46
Seattle police are investigating whether a series of armed robberies, including two carjackings, may have been committed by the same people.

The Ebola response has been a fiasco

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:46
The Ebola epidemic is a classic case where early action could have saved lives and money, writes syndicated columnist Nicholas Kristof.

Powerful earthquake rattles large swath of Alaska

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:45

6.1 magnitude earthquake 80 miles NW of Anchorage Alaska.A powerful earthquake shook up a large swath of Alaska, including the state's largest city.


About New York: The Rush Is On for Web Addresses That End With Panache

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:43
New York City is in the last leg of an officially decreed 60-day land rush to claim a web address that ends in .nyc.






A Champion of Civil Rights, if Not of Civil Liberties, Just Like His Hero

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:40
Much like Robert F. Kennedy, Eric H. Holder Jr. will leave a legacy as attorney general of often confounding his biggest supporters.






Border agent charged with assault of migrant teen

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:39
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent stationed in Nogales, Arizona, is facing a charge of aggravated assault in an incident involving a 15-year-old migrant boy.

1 killed, 1 injured in stabbing at food company

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:37
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — An "angry employee" at a food distribution center in suburban Oklahoma City stabbed two women, killing one of them, Thursday before an off-duty law enforcement officer shot the suspect, police said.

Reports: 50 were killed in China clash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:34

Reports in China say 50 died in Sunday attacks

       

Crash sends car down embankment in Wynnefield Heights

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:30

Crash sends car down embankment in Wynnefield HeightsCrews had to rescue several people from a car after a crash sent the vehicle down an embankment in Philadelphia's Wynnefield Heights section.