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Son of accused cartel leader pleads guilty to drug charges in California

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:57
By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - The 24-year-old son of an accused leader of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's largest drug trafficking organizations, pleaded guilty on Friday in federal court in San Diego to conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana. Serafin Zambada Ortiz, whose father Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada Garcia was among a group of accused cartel bosses indicted by the United States in 2012, made his plea in the presence of a large security detail from the U.S. Marshals and three family members. ...

Stream a new track from Android Amaker

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:55
Brent Amaker and a host of collaborators including Vox Mod, P-Smoov and Frank Correa are set to unleash their multimedia project, Android Amaker, on Nov. 7. More than just an album, Android Amaker is a collection of music, photography, video and fashion all centered around the concept of The Singula

Suspect in Virginia student disappearance tied to 2002 rape probe

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:53

Jesse Matthew, 32 appears before a judge during his extradition hearing in GalvestonBy John Clarke (Reuters) - The man arrested in Texas for the abduction of 18-year-old University of Virginia student Hannah Graham was the focus of a college rape investigation in 2002 and has a long history of arrests, records revealed on Friday. That revelation came as authorities said they were extraditing Jesse Matthew, 32, to Virginia from Texas on Friday for a court appearance next week in connection with Graham's disappearance. Graham was last seen leaving a bar in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the early hours of Sept. 13. ...


2 Rowan University students face hearing over sex tape

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:53

2 Rowan University students face hearing over sex tapeA pair of Rowan University students are pleading their case Friday in the wake of a sex video that one of them allegedly posted online.


US consumer sentiment index reaches 14-month high

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:52
A measure of U.S. consumer confidence reached its highest level since July 2013, led by greater optimism that the economy will grow and incomes will rise.

Mars missions: Successes and failures

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:52
Getting a spacecraft to orbit Mars is a complex mission that few countries have attempted, and even fewer have achieved.

Texas cancer doctor convicted of poisoning lover

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:52
A cancer researcher in Texas was convicted Friday of aggravated assault for poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze.

US-Russian crew docks with space station

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:52
A U.S.-Russian crew docked early Friday with the International Space Station, about six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhstan.

Not guilty plea in Oregon work-release homicide

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:48
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man charged with fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend while their 2-year-old daughter cried in another room had just been temporarily released from a minimum-security facility where he had been held for violating a restraining order sought by the woman, court documents show.

Texas cancer doctor convicted of poisoning lover

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:48

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2014 file photo Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo takes a break during jury deliberations in her assault case in Houston. The breast cancer doctor was convicted Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 of aggravated assault for poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)HOUSTON (AP) — A cancer researcher in Texas was convicted Friday of aggravated assault for poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze.


Dozens arrested in massive drug sweep in Chester

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:46

Dozens arrested in massive drug sweep in ChesterAuthorities say they've arrested dozens of alleged dealers in a massive drug sweep in Chester, Delaware County.


Washington state receives DOD grant to prepare military contractors for downsizing

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:45
Washington state has received a $4.3 million grant to help small and medium-size military contractors prepare for anticipated cuts in Defense Department spending.

California Powerball winner claims $228.4 million

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:44
SAN MATEO, California (AP) — Nail technician Vinh Nguyen says he just wants to be a normal man, but he's going to have a lot more to spend than most people after winning the $228.4 million Powerball ticket this week. California lottery officials said Friday that Nguyen bought the winning ticket at Dehoff's Key Market in San Mateo on Wednesday and showed up at their offices yesterday.

W Africa Ebola deaths 'pass 3,000'

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:42
The death toll from the world's worst Ebola outbreak, in West Africa, passes 3,000, the World Health Organization says.
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IS battles for Syrian border town

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:41
Islamic State militants advance on the Syrian border town of Kobane, where they are battling Kurdish fighters, as the US-led air campaign continues.
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Valve introduces Steam Music Player with sale on Valve games and their soundtracks

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:41

Valve introduces Steam Music Player with sale on Valve games and their soundtracksValve released the Steam Music Player for all Steam users earlier this week, and the company marked the launch with a sale on six different titles in the Half-Life universe and their original soundtracks. Steam Music, which Valve originally announced this past February, allows people to point Steam to music on their computer and listen to those songs while they're playing games. Valve brought Steam Music out of beta and added the feature for all Steam users with the Sept. 24 update to the Steam client.


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Van Gaal ideas 'too much' for team

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:38
Louis van Gaal admits that his Manchester United squad are struggling to get to grips with his ideas.
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Van Gaal ideas 'too much' for team

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:38
Louis van Gaal admits that his Manchester United squad are struggling to get to grips with his ideas.
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Pennsylvania ambush suspect planned attack for years: police

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:37

Police surround a neighborhood in the Pocono MountainsBy Joe McDonald BLOOMING GROVE Penn. (Reuters) - The survivalist suspected of killing a Pennsylvania trooper and wounding another in an ambush at a police barracks in the Pocono Mountains had planned the attack for at least two years, state police said on Friday. A search of a computer hard drive used by the suspect, Eric Frein, revealed he had studied survivalist skills and tips on how to evade law enforcement, said Lieutenant Colonel George Bivens of the Pennsylvania State Police. “We are convinced that Eric Frein has been planning this attack for least a couple years,” Bivens said. ...


Wenger warns Spurs over stadium move

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:36
Arsene Wenger says Tottenham will be under increased pressure to deliver on the pitch if they move to a new stadium.
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