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North Texas police officer on leave after video shows him pushing teen

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 05:05

North Texas police officer on leave after video shows him pushing teenA suburban Dallas police officer has been placed on administrative leave after a video was posted online showing him pushing a 14-year-old girl in a swimsuit to the ground and pointing his gun at other teens.


Two escape in prison breakout in New York

NBA - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 05:05
Two murderers who escaped from the prison by cutting through steel walls and pipes remain on the loose Monday as authorities investigate how the inmates obtained the power tools used in the breakout.
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Two escape in prison breakout in New York

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 05:05
Two murderers who escaped from the prison by cutting through steel walls and pipes remain on the loose Monday as authorities investigate how the inmates obtained the power tools used in the breakout.
Categories: Sports Center

Two escape in prison breakout in New York

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 05:05
Two murderers who escaped from the prison by cutting through steel walls and pipes remain on the loose Monday as authorities investigate how the inmates obtained the power tools used in the breakout.

NYPD working to increase ranks of Muslims in department

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 05:04
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is working to recruit more Muslims, and is asking for help within the community to better refine outreach aimed at stifling the lure of overseas terror groups, officials said Monday.

Judge unseals letters of support filed in Petraeus case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 05:01
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Political, military and international figures are among the nearly three dozen people who filed letters of support for former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was ruined for sharing classified materials with a mistress who was writing his biography.

California teen runs away from home over pressure of school and SAT testing, police say

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 05:01
Police are looking for a 16-year-old girl from Southern California who ran away from home because she was overwhelmed by pressure when she went to take her college admissions test, authorities said on Monday. Mira Hu was dropped off on Saturday at Arcadia High School, just east of Los Angeles, to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test. A short time later, Hu sent a text message to her brother saying she was running away from home because she felt under too much stress from school and the SAT, police said.

E. coli outbreak sickens 7 and closes Greenwood daycare

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 05:00
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina daycare is temporarily closing after seven cases of E. coli were traced to the center and at least one child appeared to have died from a disease caused by the bacteria.

With New Study, New Mothers Seeking IUDs Are No Longer Urged to Wait

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 05:00
A new study suggests that receiving an IUD right after a cesarean delivery can help reduce unintended pregnancies and risks like prematurity.







The New Health Care: The Evidence Points to a Better Way to Fight Insomnia

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 05:00
A review of data shows that cognitive behavior therapy works better than sleep medications.







Prison builders quizzed on US escape

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:59
Police are questioning contractors working at a maximum security prison in New York following the audacious escape of two murderers.
Categories: BBC World News

Last-minute rush as deadline nears for oil spill settlement

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:58
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — People seeking money for losses from the 2010 BP oil spill rushed to file claims online or lined up outside Gulf Coast claims offices Monday as a midnight filing deadline loomed.

Man admits plotting suicide bomb attack at Kansas airport

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:57

FILE - This file photo provided by the Sedgwick County, Kan., Clerk’s Office shows Terry Lee Loewen. Loewen, arrested in December 2013, is accused of trying to bring a van filled with inert explosives onto the tarmac at what was then Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport. (Sedgwick County Clerk’s Office via AP, File)WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former avionics technician who authorities said wanted to cause "maximum carnage" during the holiday season admitted Monday to plotting a suicide bomb attack at a Wichita airport.


The Best (And Cheapest) Threesome In Washington Wine - Forbes

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:55

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The Best (And Cheapest) Threesome In Washington Wine
Forbes
Washington state red wines are some of the best deals in wine today, period. In fact, the state boasts an impressive multitude of 90-point plus ratings for wines under $50, some well under that price. Washington wines are my go-to favorites when I need ...

Music Monday (6/8): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:54

Music Monday (6/15): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Blur, Bjork, and Death Grips, plus brand new streaming music from the likes of Muse, Metric, High on Fire, Yo La Tengo, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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Whistleblower: Penn State ignored frat abuse complaints

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:51

Penn State frat suspended for year over nude Facebook photosPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former student who blew the whistle on a Penn State fraternity's secret Facebook page featuring photos of naked women said the university ignored his complaints about sexual assault, hazing and drug use.


No Made in America for L.A., only in Philly

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:51

No Made in America for L.A., only in PhillyJay Z's Made in America music festival is not returning to Los Angeles this year - meaning Philadelphia is its one and only home.


Teen fatally struck by vehicle in Hunting Park

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:50

Teen fatally struck by vehicle in Hunting ParkA teenage boy was struck and killed in Philadelphia's Hunting Park section on Sunday.


Police: 61 arrested, 10 troopers injured at concert

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:49

Fans at the Hot 97 Summer Jam concert confront police officers outside the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., Sunday, June 7, 2015. Crowds on Sunday night became upset when the gates were closed and blocked off by police in riot gear, the Asbury Park Press reported. (Chris Jordan/The Asbury Park Press via AP) NO SALESRadio hosts at the New York station that sponsors the country's largest one-day hip-hop music festival took to the airwaves to scold concertgoers who threw bottles and rushed the gates, prompting police to fire tear gas into the crowd and arrest 61 people. But one DJ said the melee should not overshadow an event that's been going on for 23 years.


NY highway melee trial exposes life as undercover detective

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:47

FILE - In this Tuesday, May 19, 2015 file photo, Wojciech Braszczok, center, is led into the court in New York with his face covered. The criminal trial of undercover detective Braszczok is shedding light on how the nation’s largest department cultivates, supervises and protects the identities of officers assigned to criminal probes or surveillance operations. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file)NEW YORK (AP) — As an undercover detective, Wojciech Braszczok was tasked with investigating members of Occupy Wall Street. Going by the name Al, he hung around the group, blended in and was even arrested as a protester. He didn't carry a gun, a badge or identification bearing his real name. On the surface, he wasn't a cop.