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Ancient shipwreck discovered near Aeolian Islands

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:17

In this undated photograph provided by Global Underwater Explorers, divers illuminate Greco-Roman artifacts of a ship that sunk during the Punic Wars between 218-201 B.C., in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Aeolian Island of Panarea near Italy. The technical divers, trained in Florida's labyrinth of underwater caves, descended 410 feet to the wreck site to retrieve many of the ancient artifacts. (AP Photo/GUE, Ingemar Lundgren)GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The divers descended 410 feet into dark Mediterranean waters off Italy, their lights revealing the skeleton of a ship that sank thousands of years ago when Rome was a world power. A sea-crusted anchor rested on a rock. The ship's cargo lay scattered amid piles of terra cotta jars, called amphora.


AccuWeather: Pleasant Today, Very Warm Tuesday

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:16

 Weather WhiplashMeteorologist David Murphy says cooler air returns during the second half of the work week, along with some showers.


Postgame quotes from Seattle coach Pete Carroll

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:16
Here are the official quotes from Seattle coach Pete Carroll following Sunday's 13-9 win over Carolina:
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Colorado man vanishes during NFL game in Denver

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:07
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Police are searching for a 53-year-old man who vanished from his seat during halftime of a National Football League game in Denver he was attending last week with his son and some friends, officials said on Monday. Paul Kitterman has not been seen since the Denver Broncos-San Diego Chargers game at Sports Authority Field last Thursday, Denver Police spokesman Sonny Jackson said. “We have detectives working on the case, but nothing so far indicates that foul play is involved,” Jackson said. ...

Pennsylvania justice named in email pornography probe retires

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:05
By Laila Kearney (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice embroiled in an email pornography scandal and accused of other workplace misconduct retired on Monday, days after he was suspended from his job, court officials said. Justice Seamus McCaffery, who served for nearly seven years, was named in a review this month by the court's chief justice as exchanging hundreds of pornographic emails with lawyers in the Pennsylvania attorney general's office. ...

U.S. Moves to End Patchwork of Policies on Returning Ebola Workers

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:03
The federal government announced the new ground rules in an effort to apply uniformity for travelers entering the United States from nations with Ebola outbreaks.

Washington football vs. New Jersey football?

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:03
Washington State coach Mike Leach had some interesting comments on his radio show last week that portrayed high school football in New Jersey negatively. Coaches in the Garden State, unsurprisingly, haven't taken kindly to Leach's words.

Apple CEO challenges home state on LGBT rights

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:02

Apple chief executive and Alabama native Tim Cook waves at the crowd after he is honored by the Alabama Academy of Honor at the Alabama state Capitol Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Montgomery, Ala. In his speech Cook is challenging his home state of Alabama to do more to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama was too slow to guarantee the rights of minorities during the civil rights era, and now it's too slow to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Monday in challenging his home state to do better.


Family of Autumn Pasquale sues law enforcement agencies

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:02

Family of Autumn Pasquale sues law enforcement agenciesThe family of a New Jersey girl who was strangled by a teenage boy two years ago is suing several law enforcement agencies.


Houston man shot in face trying to grab gun from three-year-old

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:02
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Houston-area man was in critical condition after being shot in the face when he tried to take a loaded pistol away from a 3-year-old boy, police said on Monday. Patrick Sanders, 20, was sleeping on the couch when the gun slipped out of his pants on to the floor in the incident that took place on Saturday in a Houston apartment. The child then handled the gun and Sanders tried to grab it from the toddler, police said. "At that time, the gun went off and Sanders was shot in the face. The child was not injured," Houston Police said in a statement. ...

Colorado man disappears during Denver Broncos game

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:02

In this Oct. 2014 police missing person police flyer, made available by the Denver Police Department, Paul Kitterman, a fan who went missing from the Oct. 23, 2014 Broncos game, is pictured. Friends and family of Kitterman are asking the public for help finding him. They say the 53-year-old was last seen leaving his seat at halftime during the Denver-San Diego night game at Sports Authority Field. Kitterman was at the game with his son, friend Tia Bakke, and her boyfriend. (AP Photo/Denver Police Department)DENVER (AP) — Relatives of a Broncos fan who went missing during last week's game are wondering how a man with no known health or personal problems could seem to vanish without a trace.


UW's Shaq Thompson, Hau'oli Kikaha named semifinalists for Butkus Award

WA Huskies - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:01
The Huskies' Shaq Thompson and Hau'oli Kikaha are two of 15 semifinalists named Monday for the Butkus Award, given to the nation's top linebacker.
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One man facing murder, kidnapping and robbery charges

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 04:57

One man facing murder, kidnapping and robbery chargesBank robbery, kidnapping, and now murder - all crimes, police say, were committed by one man - Dion Jordan.


UN investigator, banned by Iran, not fazed

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 04:51
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations special investigator on Iran is not fazed by a senior official's announcement that he is banned from the country, saying on Monday, "He loves banning me."

French culture minister 'reads little'

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 04:50
Fleur Pellerin, the French minister for culture, causes a stir by revealing that she hasn't read a single novel in the last two years.
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NFL Network notes and quotes on Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 04:46
The Seahawks were the topic of a lot of discussion on the pregame shows this morning.
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Seattle Seahawks post-game videos: Pete Carroll, Russell Wilson, Michael Bennett, Earl Thomas

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 04:46
Here are some videos of post-game interviews of Seattle coach Pete Carroll and players Russell Wilson, Michael Bennett and Earl Thomas following the Seahawks' 13-9 win Sunday at Carolina:
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Seahawks 13, Panthers 9: First impressions

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 04:46
Bob Condotta: Russell Wilson might have been off for much of the game, but he was right on when the team most needed him to be, expertly leading a nine-play, 80-yard drive that won the game and, it may not be hyperbole to say, kept the season alive.
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