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The Condé Nast Entourage Heads to 1 World Trade Center

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:27
As Condé Nast prepares to anchor 1 World Trade Center, the businesses that cater to its staff have been angling for space within walking distance (in stiletto heels, of course).

AP reporter's account of Arizona execution

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:24

The Arizona state prison where the nearly two hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood took place on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is photographed in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths of Debbie Dietz, 29, and Gene Dietz, 55, at an auto repair shop in Tucson. (AP Photo)FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Joseph Rudolph Wood looked around the death chamber and glanced at the people making preparation for his execution, locating the proper veins and inserting two lines into his arms.


Deliberations in Ventura trial enter Day 3

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:21

Taya Kyle, the widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, arrives at U.S. District Court wearing dog tags around her neck, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in St. Paul, Minn. There was no verdict Wednesday as jurors try to decide whether Kyle, a decorated military sniper, libeled former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, David Joles) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury in St. Paul has reconvened for a third day to deliberate whether a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history defamed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his memoir.


Injuries reported as possible tornado hits Va.

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:12
CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Virginia emergency management officials say numerous injuries are being reported following a possible tornado at a campground at Virginia's Eastern Shore.

Slow North Dakota city fire alert raises concern

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:06

In this Wednesday, July 23, 2014 photo, a street is closed off in front of the an oil field supply company facility in Williston, N.D. that was hit by a fire. Officials say the fire started about midnight Monday and burned most of Tuesday. At its height, the blaze sent fireballs hundreds of feet into the air. No one was injured or killed. A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and residents said, after authorities failed to alert the public for more than six hours when the facility storing toxic chemicals exploded. (AP Photo/Josh Wood)WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and residents said, after authorities failed to alert the public for more than six hours when a facility storing toxic chemicals exploded.


A Renewed Call for Stronger Pedestrian Safety Measures

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:05
The death of Jean Chambers, struck by an S.U.V. on the Upper West Side this month, was the fourth pedestrian fatality in the neighborhood this year.

Mapping Drought’s Spread Across the U.S.

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:01
Droughts appear to be intensifying as a result of global warming, and about 34 percent of the contiguous United States was in at least a moderate drought as of July 22.

Porch shooter was surprised by firing of gun

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:01

Theodore Wafer waits for the start of his trial at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Detroit. Wafer is charged with murder in the shooting of a young unarmed woman on his porch. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch told police that he didn't know there was a round in the shotgun.


1 person hospitalized after shooting in Gloucester Co., N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:01

1 person hospitalized after shooting in Gloucester Co., N.J.Police say one person was hospitalized after a shooting in Williamstown, New Jersey Wednesday night.


Gabriel Noriega’s two-run double lifts Tacoma Rainiers to 6-4 victory over Las Vegas

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:01
Rain postpones Everett’s home game
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Bowl game was nice but Cougars have bigger plans this year

WA Cougars - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:31
Washington State has just three viable quarterbacks on the roster but one of them is senior standout Connor Halliday. “How far can we take this thing?” Halliday asked Wednesday at the Pac-12 media days event.
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Mariners suffer more offensive woes, lose 3-2 to Mets to drop home series

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:31
Mets starter Bartolo Colon retired the first 20 Mariners batters.
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Tigers acquire closer Joakim Soria from Rangers

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:01
The first-place Detroit Tigers have reinforced the back end of their shaky bullpen, acquiring closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers for minor league pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel.
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