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Law office of Harper Lee’s father for sale

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 02:06
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Before Harper Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character — Lee’s father — practiced law in an old bank building in her hometown. Long vacant, the two-story structure no doubt helped […]
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Law office of Harper Lee’s father for sale

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 02:06
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Before Harper Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character — Lee’s father — practiced law in an old bank building in her hometown. Long vacant, the two-story structure no doubt helped […]

From traffic stop to fiery uproar, a look at the Watts riots

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 02:04

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 1965 file photo, the burned-out hulk of an overturned automobile, foreground, and other burned cars at rear block the street at Imperial Highway and Avalon Boulevard during rioting in the Watts district of Los Angeles. It began with a routine traffic stop 50 years ago this month, blossomed into a protest with the help of a rumor and escalated into the deadliest and most destructive riot Los Angeles had seen. The Watts riot broke out Aug. 11, 1965 and raged for most of a week. When the smoke cleared, 34 people were dead, more than a 1,000 were injured and some 600 buildings were damaged. (AP Photo/Harold Filan, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — It began with a routine traffic stop, blossomed into a protest with the help of a rumor and escalated into the deadliest and most destructive rioting Los Angeles had seen. The Watts riots broke out Aug. 11, 1965, and raged for most of a week. When the smoke cleared, 34 people were dead, more than a 1,000 were injured and some 600 buildings were damaged.


Uber admits mistake in accepting sex assault suspect

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 02:02
DALLAS (AP) — Uber says an internal investigation found it mistakenly granted driver status to a man now accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger. WFAA-TV (http://bit.ly/1KaiZvC ) of Dallas-Fort Worth reports Uber Dallas General Manager Leandre Johns revealed the problem in a letter to Dallas code compliance officials. Johns said Talal Ali Chammout (shah-MOOT’) […]
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Uber admits mistake in accepting sex assault suspect

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 02:02
DALLAS (AP) — Uber says an internal investigation found it mistakenly granted driver status to a man now accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger. WFAA-TV (http://bit.ly/1KaiZvC ) of Dallas-Fort Worth reports Uber Dallas General Manager Leandre Johns revealed the problem in a letter to Dallas code compliance officials. Johns said Talal Ali Chammout (shah-MOOT’) […]
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Uber admits mistake in accepting sex assault suspect

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 02:02
DALLAS (AP) — Uber says an internal investigation found it mistakenly granted driver status to a man now accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger. WFAA-TV (http://bit.ly/1KaiZvC ) of Dallas-Fort Worth reports Uber Dallas General Manager Leandre Johns revealed the problem in a letter to Dallas code compliance officials. Johns said Talal Ali Chammout (shah-MOOT’) […]
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Uber admits mistake in accepting sex assault suspect

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 02:02
DALLAS (AP) — Uber says an internal investigation found it mistakenly granted driver status to a man now accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger. WFAA-TV (http://bit.ly/1KaiZvC ) of Dallas-Fort Worth reports Uber Dallas General Manager Leandre Johns revealed the problem in a letter to Dallas code compliance officials. Johns said Talal Ali Chammout (shah-MOOT’) […]
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Uber admits mistake in accepting sex assault suspect

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 02:02
DALLAS (AP) — Uber says an internal investigation found it mistakenly granted driver status to a man now accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger. WFAA-TV (http://bit.ly/1KaiZvC ) of Dallas-Fort Worth reports Uber Dallas General Manager Leandre Johns revealed the problem in a letter to Dallas code compliance officials. Johns said Talal Ali Chammout (shah-MOOT’) […]

Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane surrenders Saturday

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 02:01

Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane surrendersPennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane surrendered to authorities in Montgomery County Saturday afternoon.


Pumas secure historic win in Durban

BBC World News - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 01:58
Argentina beat South Africa for the first time in their history in the final match of the Rugby Championship.
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Michael Brown’s father says family still in mourning

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 01:56
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — On the eve of the anniversary of Michael Brown being shot and killed during a confrontation with a police officer, Brown’s father said Saturday that the family is still mourning the 18-year-old’s death. Several weekend events are planned to commemorate Brown’s death, Among them was a parade on Saturday led by […]
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Michael Brown’s father says family still in mourning

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 01:56
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — On the eve of the anniversary of Michael Brown being shot and killed during a confrontation with a police officer, Brown’s father said Saturday that the family is still mourning the 18-year-old’s death. Several weekend events are planned to commemorate Brown’s death, Among them was a parade on Saturday led by […]
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Michael Brown’s father says family still in mourning

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 01:56
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — On the eve of the anniversary of Michael Brown being shot and killed during a confrontation with a police officer, Brown’s father said Saturday that the family is still mourning the 18-year-old’s death. Several weekend events are planned to commemorate Brown’s death, Among them was a parade on Saturday led by […]
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Michael Brown’s father says family still in mourning

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 01:56
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — On the eve of the anniversary of Michael Brown being shot and killed during a confrontation with a police officer, Brown’s father said Saturday that the family is still mourning the 18-year-old’s death. Several weekend events are planned to commemorate Brown’s death, Among them was a parade on Saturday led by […]
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Michael Brown’s father says family still in mourning

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 01:56
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — On the eve of the anniversary of Michael Brown being shot and killed during a confrontation with a police officer, Brown’s father said Saturday that the family is still mourning the 18-year-old’s death. Several weekend events are planned to commemorate Brown’s death, Among them was a parade on Saturday led by […]

At end of epic Colorado theater shooting trial, a surprise

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 01:54
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison after at least one juror balked at the possibility of sentencing him to death for the massacre that claimed 12 lives and spawned a gut-wrenching four-month trial. Because the 12 jurors failed to unanimously agree that Holmes should be executed, […]
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At end of epic Colorado theater shooting trial, a surprise

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 01:54
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison after at least one juror balked at the possibility of sentencing him to death for the massacre that claimed 12 lives and spawned a gut-wrenching four-month trial. Because the 12 jurors failed to unanimously agree that Holmes should be executed, […]
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At end of epic Colorado theater shooting trial, a surprise

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 01:54
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison after at least one juror balked at the possibility of sentencing him to death for the massacre that claimed 12 lives and spawned a gut-wrenching four-month trial. Because the 12 jurors failed to unanimously agree that Holmes should be executed, […]
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At end of epic Colorado theater shooting trial, a surprise

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 01:54
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison after at least one juror balked at the possibility of sentencing him to death for the massacre that claimed 12 lives and spawned a gut-wrenching four-month trial. Because the 12 jurors failed to unanimously agree that Holmes should be executed, […]
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At end of epic Colorado theater shooting trial, a surprise

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 01:54
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison after at least one juror balked at the possibility of sentencing him to death for the massacre that claimed 12 lives and spawned a gut-wrenching four-month trial. Because the 12 jurors failed to unanimously agree that Holmes should be executed, […]