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Sunlight reflecting off shaving mirror starts house fire

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:16

BROOKFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A fire at an old Massachusetts farmhouse is being blamed on a shaving mirror left outside in the sun. Brookfield fire Chief Peter Martell tells The Telegram & Gazette (http://bit.ly/1QXyKJ3 ) that the magnifying mirror was on a bench on the home’s deck Monday when it reflected a beam of sunlight […]

As White House dreams fade, Sanders seeks West Virginia win

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:15

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — His White House dreams fading, Bernie Sanders is aiming for a win in West Virginia, to add another state to his tally over Hillary Clinton. Such a result in Tuesday’s election would only serve to underscore the awkward position that Sanders, Clinton and the Democratic Party face as the presidential primary […]
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As White House dreams fade, Sanders seeks West Virginia win

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:15

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — His White House dreams fading, Bernie Sanders is aiming for a win in West Virginia, to add another state to his tally over Hillary Clinton. Such a result in Tuesday’s election would only serve to underscore the awkward position that Sanders, Clinton and the Democratic Party face as the presidential primary […]
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As White House dreams fade, Sanders seeks West Virginia win

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:15

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — His White House dreams fading, Bernie Sanders is aiming for a win in West Virginia, to add another state to his tally over Hillary Clinton. Such a result in Tuesday’s election would only serve to underscore the awkward position that Sanders, Clinton and the Democratic Party face as the presidential primary […]

US seeks 50 years in prison for Vietnamese man in bomb plot

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:15

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a Vietnamese man accused of plotting with an al-Qaida off-shoot to bomb London’s Heathrow Airport should get 50 years in prison. Minh Quang Pham faces sentencing May 16 after pleading guilty to terrorism charges in January. Pham admitted supporting al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. The Heathrow plot was never […]
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US seeks 50 years in prison for Vietnamese man in bomb plot

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:15

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a Vietnamese man accused of plotting with an al-Qaida off-shoot to bomb London’s Heathrow Airport should get 50 years in prison. Minh Quang Pham faces sentencing May 16 after pleading guilty to terrorism charges in January. Pham admitted supporting al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. The Heathrow plot was never […]
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US seeks 50 years in prison for Vietnamese man in bomb plot

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:15

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a Vietnamese man accused of plotting with an al-Qaida off-shoot to bomb London’s Heathrow Airport should get 50 years in prison. Minh Quang Pham faces sentencing May 16 after pleading guilty to terrorism charges in January. Pham admitted supporting al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. The Heathrow plot was never […]

Sunlight reflecting off shaving mirror starts house fire

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:13
BROOKFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A fire at an old Massachusetts farmhouse is being blamed on a shaving mirror left outside in the sun.

US seeks 50 years in prison for Vietnamese man in bomb plot

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:13
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a Vietnamese man accused of plotting with an al-Qaida off-shoot to bomb London's Heathrow Airport should get 50 years in prison.

At 16, Reece Whitley Stands Tall in and Out of Water

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:12
There is so much more than meets the eye to Reece Whitley, 16, a 6-foot-8 African-American who is a top breaststroker.

Judge: Co-conspirators in bridge scandal should be revealed

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:07
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A list of unindicted co-conspirators should be made public in the case of two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie charged in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal, a judge ruled Tuesday.

After Ohio slayings of 8, police seek video recorded nearby

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:05
PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities investigating the slayings of eight members of one family in southern Ohio are asking nearby residents and businesses to share any video they have that might be relevant to the case.

Liberty University student dies while hiking with friends

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 01:56
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — Liberty University says that one of its students has died while hiking with friends along the Blue Ridge Parkway over the weekend.

Hillary Clinton Gives U.F.O. Buffs Hope She Will Open the X-Files

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 01:54
Space enthusiasts are captivated by Mrs. Clinton’s interest in discussing extraterrestrials and her pledge to declassify government files on Area 51.

VIDEO: The deadly 'red tide' killing sea life

BBC World News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 01:53
Chile's southern coast has been hit by the biggest ever "red tide" in history. It's caused by toxic algae which is killing sea life and damaging the local fishing economy.
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Urine test could simplify Zika virus detection

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 01:51

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 file photo, a medical researcher looks at a monitor for the results of blood tests for various diseases, including Zika, at the Gorgas Memorial laboratory in Panama City. On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said urine testing is more likely than blood testing to detect Zika virus infection in many patients. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A urine-based test for Zika virus infection has shown to be more effective than the common blood-based one for many patients, a development that could make testing for the infection easier.


Florida man accidentally shoots himself, notices two days later

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 01:48
A man accidentally shot himself in the arm while cleaning his gun but did not notice until two days later, according to Florida police. Michael Blevins, 37, of Deltona, said he did not feel pain from the bullet, which pierced skin and muscle before exiting his body, according to an incident report from the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.

VIDEO: Dramatic rescue above NYC streets

BBC World News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 01:46
Firefighters have rescued two window cleaners whose scaffolding broke high above New York's streets.
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Chronic Bronx Court Delays Deny Defendants Due Process, Suit Says

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 01:43
A lawsuit says that people charged with low-level offenses wait years in some cases before they go to trial because of a broken system of backlogged cases.

Arresting officer in Freddie Gray case chooses bench trial

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 01:41

From left, attorney Marc Zayon, Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero, and attorney Jason Silverstein, walk to Courthouse East before hearing on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Baltimore. A judge will rule on several motions ahead of the trial for Nero, one of the police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray. Nero faces assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office. Gray died April 19, 2015, a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in the back of a police van. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun via AP) WASHINGTON EXAMINER OUT; MANDATORY CREDITBALTIMORE (AP) — A police officer charged in the Freddie Gray case chose Tuesday to stand trial before a judge rather than a jury, eliminating a potential wild card in the divisive and emotionally charged case.