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Prosecutor may help retry 1979 case of missing boy Etan Patz

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:09

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has ruled the attorney who prosecuted the murder trial of a New Jersey man accused of kidnapping and killing Etan Patz (AY’-tahn payts) in 1979 may participate in the retrial. Joan Illuzzi worked for the Manhattan district attorney’s office last year and prosecuted Pedro Hernandez in the missing boy […]

States ask U.S. top court to block Obama carbon emissions plan

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:06
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of U.S. states led by coal producer West Virginia and oil producer Texas on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to put a hold on President Barack Obama's plan to curb carbon dioxide emissions from power plants to combat climate change. The 26 states filed a stay application with U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts after an appeals court in Washington declined last week to block Obama's Clean Power Plan while litigation over its lawfulness goes ahead.

New Jersey Gov. Christie calls for state takeover of Atlantic City: reports

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:03

A man mops the entrance to a store along the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey(Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called for a state takeover of distressed gambling hub Atlantic City, according to media reports on Tuesday.


Chicago architect's design selected for U.S. World War One memorial

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:03
By Tom Ramstack WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A park-like design by a Chicago architect was selected for the National World War I Memorial in Washington on Tuesday, the project's organizers said. Architect Joseph Weishaar's design, called "The Weight of Sacrifice," was picked by the World War I Centennial Commission to be built at Pershing Park in downtown Washington. Weishaar, 25, and New York sculptor Sabin Howard headed a team that finished ahead of more than 350 other entrants in a privately funded competition.

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:03

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks jumped Tuesday as the price of oil made another abrupt reversal, this time rising almost 4 percent after falling sharply the day before. On Tuesday: The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 282.01 points, or 1.8 percent, to 16,167.23. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index picked up 26.55 points, or […]
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:03

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks jumped Tuesday as the price of oil made another abrupt reversal, this time rising almost 4 percent after falling sharply the day before. On Tuesday: The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 282.01 points, or 1.8 percent, to 16,167.23. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index picked up 26.55 points, or […]
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:03

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks jumped Tuesday as the price of oil made another abrupt reversal, this time rising almost 4 percent after falling sharply the day before. On Tuesday: The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 282.01 points, or 1.8 percent, to 16,167.23. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index picked up 26.55 points, or […]

MoMA Trims Back Some Features of Its Planned Renovation

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:00
Construction begins next month on the project, which will add 50,000 square feet of new exhibition space and reduce congestion in the museum’s lobbies at a cost estimated at up to $400 million.









FBI arrests Milwaukee man said to be planning temple attack

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:00

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Federal officials in Milwaukee say they have arrested a 23-year-old man who planned to attack a Masonic temple. They say the FBI was tipped in September that the man had planned to travel to Israel to attack Israeli soldiers and citizens in the West Bank, but abandoned the plan as too difficult […]
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FBI arrests Milwaukee man said to be planning temple attack

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:00

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Federal officials in Milwaukee say they have arrested a 23-year-old man who planned to attack a Masonic temple. They say the FBI was tipped in September that the man had planned to travel to Israel to attack Israeli soldiers and citizens in the West Bank, but abandoned the plan as too difficult […]
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FBI arrests Milwaukee man said to be planning temple attack

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:00

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Federal officials in Milwaukee say they have arrested a 23-year-old man who planned to attack a Masonic temple. They say the FBI was tipped in September that the man had planned to travel to Israel to attack Israeli soldiers and citizens in the West Bank, but abandoned the plan as too difficult […]

Cleveland officers sacked over shooting

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 05:58
Cleveland police fire six police officers who shot more than 100 rounds into car, killing an unarmed black couple in 2012.
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Bellevue Maggiano’s closed because of suspected norovirus outbreak

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 05:57

Seattle health officials are investigating a suspected outbreak of norovirus at Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant in Bellevue that may have sickened as many as 50 people who attended a private party.
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Bellevue Maggiano’s closed because of suspected norovirus outbreak

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 05:57

Seattle health officials are investigating a suspected outbreak of norovirus at Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant in Bellevue that may have sickened as many as 50 people who attended a private party.
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Bellevue Maggiano’s closed because of suspected norovirus outbreak

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 05:57

Seattle health officials are investigating a suspected outbreak of norovirus at Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant in Bellevue that may have sickened as many as 50 people who attended a private party.

Cleveland fires six police officers over deadly 2012 chase

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 05:54

6 Cleveland Police Officer Fired After Deadly 2012 ChaseSix Cleveland police officers were fired over their involvement in a November 2012 chase that led to the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man and woman, city officials said on Tuesday. The officers fired included Michael Brelo, a white former U.S. Marine who was acquitted last May of manslaughter for the incident, leading to protests. "The incident was unprecedented," Cleveland Police Commander James Chura told reporters of the shooting, which killed Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell.


Whole Foods recalls nearly 74,000 pounds of pizza due to mislabeling

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 05:51

Whole Foods recalls nearly 74,000 pounds of pizza due to mislabelingWhole Foods is recalling nearly 74,000 pounds of pepperoni pizza due to mislabeling, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service says.


Christie apologizes for 'crazy mayor' comment during NJ flooding remarks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 05:50

Christie apologizes for 'crazy mayor' comment during NJ flooding remarksGov. Chris Christie says he apologized to a south Jersey mayor for a comment he made in the aftermath of flooding.


Scientists: "Doomsday Clock" reflects grave threat to world

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 05:47

FILE- In this Jan. 22, 2015, file photo, Climate scientist Richard Somerville, member, Science and Security Board, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, right, unveils the new "Doomsday Clock," accompanied by Sivan Kartha, member, Science and Security Board, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and senior scientists at the Stockholm Environmental Institute, right. Scientists behind a "Doomsday Clock" that measures the likelihood of a global cataclysm are set to announce Tuesday Jan. 26, 2016, whether civilization is any closer or farther from disaster. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Rising tension between Russia and the U.S., North Korea's recent nuclear test and a lack of aggressive steps to address climate change are putting the world under grave threat, scientists behind a "Doomsday Clock" that measures the likelihood of a global cataclysm said Tuesday.


Harassment and Attacks From Fellow Officers in U.S. Prisons

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 05:46
Female officers regularly face sexual harassment by colleagues and superiors, and a fear of retaliation stops many from reporting incidents.