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Man charged with shooting police officer held without bond

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:26
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Prosecutors say a grand jury will hear evidence against the man arrested in connection with this week's death of a police officer in the northwest Louisiana city of Shreveport.

Seahawks Training Camp: Aug. 7

NBA - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:25
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Seahawks Training Camp: Aug. 7

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:25
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Baltimore mayor suspends referrals to psychological firm

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:25
BALTIMORE (AP) — A psychology firm under investigation for alleged contract violations involving Baltimore police officers' assessments for mental stability will not get more referrals from the city during the probe, the mayor said Friday.

Q&A: A look at the science on Hawaii's Mauna Kea

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:25

FILE - This undated file artist rendering made available by the TMT Observatory Corporation shows the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea. On Mauna Kea, where some Native Hawaiians have been peacefully protesting the construction of the TMT project, astronomers have spent the last 40 years observing our universe and helping make some of the most significant discoveries in their field. If the highly contested Thirty Meter Telescope is constructed on the site, scientists say they will be able to explore more of the universe’s unsolved mysteries. (TMT Observatory Corporation via AP, File) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDITHONOLULU (AP) — Atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea, where some Native Hawaiians have been peacefully protesting the construction of what would be one of the world's largest telescopes, astronomers have spent the past 40 years observing our universe and helping make some of the most significant discoveries in their field.


Man arrested over gunshot-like sounds near base stays jailed

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:25
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A man charged in incidents initially reported as gunshots fired near a Mississippi military base remains jailed and could be returned to prison.

Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:24

FILE - In this May 12, 2015 file photo, emergency personnel work the scene of a deadly train wreck in Philadelphia. Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this year to install safety technology that can prevent many crashes, including derailments due to excessive speed like the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May, according to a government report released Friday. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this year to install safety technology that can prevent many crashes, including derailments due to excessive speed like the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May, according to a government report released Friday.


How time zones confused the world

BBC World News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:24
The politics and diplomacy of time zones
Categories: BBC World News

Cop said he shot man because he feared he would take his gun

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:23
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A detective has testified that a North Carolina police officer told investigators the unarmed black man he is accused of shooting two years ago had "crazy-looking eyes," and said he feared the man would take his gun.

Frances Oldham Kelsey, F.D.A. Stickler Who Saved U.S. Babies From Thalidomide, Dies at 101

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:17
Dr. Kelsey became a 20th-century American heroine for sparing the United States from widespread birth deformities, and for inspiring laws that made drugs safer.









The teenage weightlifting beauty queen

BBC World News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:17
Life as weightlifting beauty queen in World War Two
Categories: BBC World News

Police find bike, clothes of boy who drowned in Darby Creek

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:16

Police find bike, clothes of boy who drowned in Darby CreekPolice in Delaware County say they have recovered the bicycle belonging to an 11-year-old Folcroft boy who was found dead in Darby Creek this week.


Officer fatally shoots man involved in domestic dispute

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:15
ELSMERE, Ky. (AP) — Police say a northern Kentucky officer has fatally shot a man involved in a domestic dispute and a woman injured in the altercation has died.

Patrol probes if prescriptions involved in van-train crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:12
CINCINNATI (AP) — Investigators probing an Ohio crash involving a van and a train that killed an adult passenger and injured 9 children and the van's driver are looking into whether prescription drugs may have played a role.

Percy Harvin bombshell: Players wouldn’t ‘ball with him’

NBA - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:11
Oh, the humanity as the notoriously moody former Seahawks receiver shares the inside story of how rejection left him deflated.
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Percy Harvin bombshell: Players wouldn’t ‘ball with him’

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:11
Oh, the humanity as the notoriously moody former Seahawks receiver shares the inside story of how rejection left him deflated.
Categories: Sports Center

Percy Harvin bombshell: Players wouldn’t ‘ball with him’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:11
Oh, the humanity as the notoriously moody former Seahawks receiver shares the inside story of how rejection left him deflated.

Sheriff: French pair who died in US desert likely saved son

NBA - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:09
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A French couple who died during an afternoon hike across the searing New Mexico desert likely saved their 9-year-old son by giving him two sips of water for each one they took before the supply ran out, a sheriff said Friday. The boy was dehydrated but in remarkably good shape when […]
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Sheriff: French pair who died in US desert likely saved son

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 05:09
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A French couple who died during an afternoon hike across the searing New Mexico desert likely saved their 9-year-old son by giving him two sips of water for each one they took before the supply ran out, a sheriff said Friday. The boy was dehydrated but in remarkably good shape when […]
Categories: Sports Center