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2015-07-15
Multiple Discoveries from NASA's New Horizons Pluto Mission

2014-07-09
R.I.P. William 'Bill' Herbert Kelder - Intellpuke

2013-11-28
Gamers Donate 37,500 Pounds Of Food To Needy

2013-09-30
Statement From The Whitehouse Regarding The Government Shutdown

2013-09-29
An Open Response To 'Organizing for Action'

2013-08-26
Bayou Corne: The Biggest Ongoing Disaster In The U.S. You Have Not Heard Of

2013-04-21
Boston Mayor Hopes Feds 'Throw the Book' at Marathon Bombing Suspect

2013-04-19
Boston Police Closing In On Suspects

2013-04-15
2 Explosions At Boston Marathon. 2 Dead, Many Injured.

2013-01-03
The Press vs Citizens Rights and Privacy - Act 3

2012-12-30
CBS News - Year In Review 2012

Nature.com - 366 Days: 2012 In Review

The Guardian - 2012 In Review: An Interactive Guide To The Year That Was

TruTV - The Biggest Conspiracy Theories of 2012

Colbert Nation: 2012: A Look Back

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2012-12-25
Happy Holidays

2012-12-21
Welcome To A New Era!

2012-12-16
An Open Letter To United Health Care, Medcom, And The Medical Insurance Industry In General

2012-11-17
Whitehouse Petition To Remove "Under God" and "In God" From Currency And The Pledge.

2012-11-15
December 21, 2012

2012-11-11
If Hillary Clinton Ran For President, She Would Probably Be The Best-prepared Candidate In American History

2012-11-10
CIA Director David Petraeus Resigns After FBI Investigation Uncovers Affair With High-Profile Journalist

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2012-11-07
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2012-11-06
Live Election Results

2012-09-30
FIP In Hiatus

2012-09-18
U.S.-Afghan Military Operations Suspended After Attacks

Iran Nuclear Chief Says IAEA Might Be Infiltrated By 'Terrorists And Saboteurs'

Romney Stands By Gaffe





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If newspaper endorsements mattered, Kasich would be king
2016-04-29 17:36:26 (3 minutes ago) 

Newspaper endorsements appear to have had no impact at all in GOP race.

       
 
Blue Eyes recap: episode six – the Nazi Bonnie and Clyde are on the run
2016-04-29 17:36:15 (3 minutes ago) 
 
Case Western Reserve volunteers help high schoolers celebrate DNA Day: Here's an experiment you can do at home (video)
2016-04-29 17:35:48 (4 minutes ago) 
More than 100 grad students, faculty and volunteers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine went to 12 Cleveland schools Friday to run experiments with students for DNA Day.
 
Japan doesn't want the U.S. to apologize for bombing Hiroshima. Here's why
2016-04-29 17:34:50 (5 minutes ago) 

For years, the question has lingered: Should the U.S. apologize for dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima?

The opportunity could present itself if President Obama visits the city while attending the G7 Summit in Japan next month. No sitting U.S. president has visited the city since it was largely...

 
Blue Eyes recap: episode six – the Nazi Bonnie and Clyde are on the run
2016-04-29 17:34:33 (5 minutes ago) 
 
Syria truce 'hangs by a thread' after 50 die in hospital strike
2016-04-29 17:34:13 (5 minutes ago) 
In Syria, the blood continues to flow, civilians continue to die and the tears keep falling.
 
Surveyor struck, killed on I-95 near Atlantic Boulevard
2016-04-29 17:34:07 (5 minutes ago) 

A worker was struck and killed Friday in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 near the Atlantic Boulevard exit in Pompano Beach, officials said.

"A surveyor was working in the apex between the far right lane and the entrance ramp when a car went around another vehicle [and struck the worker],"...

 
Hilarious: Trump Jumps Over Wall to Get to California GOP Convention as Protesters Block Entrance
2016-04-29 17:30:28 (9 minutes ago) 
The irony is yuge.

Trump is campaigning in California ahead of the state's GOP primary, the largest contest for Republican candidates, with 172 delegates awarded. While Trump is currently polling at nearly 50 percent in the state, he faced some ironic difficulties entering his much-anticipated event Friday afternoon. 

"Most people, especially distinguished guests, use the door to enter a building. Presidential candidate Donald Trump—someone who has professed to love walls—jumped over U.S. Highway 101 median to get to the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Burlingame, California. That's where he was the keynote speaker at the California Republican Convention on Friday," reported NBC Bay Area. 

#TrumpJump: Donald Trump forced to jump over wall to enter #CAGOPConvention. https://t.co/L1KLs8XO5J pic.twitter.com/buuLIpQZsT

— NBC Bay Area (@nbcbayarea) April 29, 2016

Apparently, Old Bayshore Road was blocked by anti-Trump protesters, fighting against Trump's southern border proposal, among other policies. 

"Make love, not a wall. We want equal rights for all." #CAGOPConvention pic.twitter.com/JMmkcrykvY

— Kimberly Veklerov (@KVeklerov) April 29, 2016

“We’re here to stop Donald Trump, and to make clear that we’re building a movement that’s going to take direct action to stop his racist demagoguery and the ways in which he’s been encouraging racist attacks against immigrants in this country, against Arab and Muslim people, against Latinos and other people who he’s trying to whip up racist cynicism for. Donald Trump is the voice for the right wing, and the far right wing, and he’s really dangerous,” explained activist and rally attendee Yvette Felarca.

But while the majority of California Republicans have a favorable view of the GOP frontrunner, Trump's demagoguery equally frustrates some. According to KCRA’s David Bienick, "Four in 10 California Republicans say they'd be upset if he wins their party's nomination."

“I thought people would kind of get over it, see through it, realize it’s not substantive, realize how dangerous it would be to put someone like him in the Oval Office. Myself and almost everyone else have been wrong about that,” Republican political consultant Rob Stutzman said in February. 

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Apple Will Analyze iPhone of Teen Missing at Sea
2016-04-29 17:30:12 (9 minutes ago) 
Austin Stephanos and his friend Perry Cohen, both 14, went missing last summer.
 
Report: Heart condition didn’t cause man’s death in custody
2016-04-29 17:25:51 (13 minutes ago) 

BALTIMORE (AP) — A man who died after a struggle with Baltimore police officers in 2013 died because he couldn’t breathe, and not because of a heart condition as the department’s independent review board concluded, according to a new forensic review of his autopsy. The man’s family hopes it will prompt the city’s top prosecutor […]
 
Lucky to be alive after lightning strike
2016-04-29 17:25:42 (14 minutes ago) 
The lightning bolt followed an explosive thunderclap.
 
West Point on track for first female dean
2016-04-29 17:25:41 (14 minutes ago) 
 
Federal Circuit Declines to Fix Forum Shopping in Patent Cases, Reform Still Needed
2016-04-29 17:24:04 (15 minutes ago) 

In a disappointing but unsurprising ruling, the Federal Circuit confirmed today that patent owners essentially have free rein to file suit in any tiny corner of the country, regardless of its minimal connection to the patent owner, the alleged infringer, or the technology involved.

The case is In re TC Heartland. The alleged infringer, TC Heartland, was sued by Kraft in Delaware. TC Heartland asked the Federal Circuit, through a petition for writ of mandamus, to find that the case couldn’t be heard there, according to laws regarding “venue.”

The case is one of statutory interpretation. Prior to 1990, the Supreme Court had long held that in patent cases, the statute found at 28 U.S.C. § 1400 controlled where a patent case could be filed. However, in 1990 in a case called VE Holding, the Federal Circuit held that a small technical amendment to another statute—28 U.S.C. § 1391—abrogated this long line of cases. VE Holding, together with another case called Beverly Hills Fan, essentially meant that companies that sold products nationwide could be hailed into any court in the country on charges of patent infringement, regardless of how tenuous the connection to that court.

Although this case was filed in Delaware, it would have had a big impact on another US district. As we’ve discussed on numerous occasions, the expansion of patent venue has fostered an unprecedented concentration of patent cases in the Eastern District of Texas. In 2015, almost 45% of all patent cases were heard there, with almost 30% in front of a single judge. This concentration is likely due to procedural and substantive rules put in place in the Eastern District of Texas that tend to increase costs on defendants. This in turn incentivizes patent owners with the most dubious patents and claims of infringement to file there, as they can more easily leverage the cost of litigation to get an undeserved settlement.

In today’s decision, the Federal Circuit has indicated that it is unwilling to disturb the status quo. Although it’s still possible for the full Federal Circuit or the Supreme Court to rule otherwise, it may be that a legislative fix is needed.

Three senators recently proposed changing the law that the Federal Circuit says allows this venue shopping. Called the VENUE Act, the law would limit the ability of patent owners to file in any district they want, and would instead require lawsuits to be filed in districts that make sense, like where the inventor lives or where the defendant is located. Congress should step in and make clear it never intended over 40% of all patent cases to be heard in a single, far-flung district. The VENUE Act is not the comprehensive reform we need, but we can’t keep waiting while unfair procedural rules put innovators and small businesses at an unfair disadvantage. Let’s tell the Senate to pass the VENUE Act now.

Tell the Senate to end venue abuse in patent lawsuits.


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Clermont Chamber bestows Jackson Township Award on Flo Smith
2016-04-29 17:23:55 (15 minutes ago) 

Mercy volunteer has given more than 8,600 hours to hospital

        
 
Justin Ross Harris' defense files for change of venue
2016-04-29 17:16:07 (23 minutes ago) 
 
One US Oil Field a Key Culprit In Global Ethane Gas Increase
2016-04-29 17:15:45 (24 minutes ago) 
An anonymous reader writes: According to scientists, a single U.S. shale oil field is responsible for much of the past decade's increase in global atmospheric levels of ethane, a gas that can damage air quality and impact climate. The Bakken Formation, an oil and gas field in North Dakota and Montana is spewing nearly 2% of the globe's ethane. That translates to about 250,000 tons each year. "Two percent might not sound like a lot, but the emissions we observed in this single region are 10 to 100 times larger than reported in inventories. They directly impact air quality across North America. And they're sufficient to explain much of the global shift in ethane concentrations," said Eric Kort, U-M assistant professor of climate and space sciences and engineering.The Washington Post has more details (paywalled; alternatively you can read this Gizmodo report)

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60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach
2016-04-29 17:15:40 (24 minutes ago) 
 
Tamir Rice gazebo demolition stirs emotions in Cleveland's Cudell neighborhood
2016-04-29 17:15:37 (24 minutes ago) 
The city and family of Tamir Rice have agreed to tear down the gazebo where the 12-year-old was fatally shot by police, but some Cleveland residents have mixed feelings about the decision.
 
Apple Agrees to Examine Cellphone of Teens Lost at Sea
2016-04-29 17:14:42 (25 minutes ago) 
 
Supreme court grants FBI massive expansion of powers to hack computers
2016-04-29 17:14:21 (25 minutes ago) 
 
Reno Doctor and Eight Others Charged in Illegal Prescription Drug Distribution Case
2016-04-29 17:14:05 (25 minutes ago) 
— Las Vegas
 
Opinion: I had a great time in prison
2016-04-29 17:14:01 (25 minutes ago) 
I had a great time in prison.
 
Dolphins' Laremy Tunsil (allergic reaction) a no-show at introductory press conference
2016-04-29 17:13:56 (25 minutes ago) 

Laremy Tunsil, the Dolphins' controversial first-round pick, didn’t attend his 3:30 p.m. introductory press conference at the team’s practice facility Friday afternoon. He was with team medical staff being treated for an allergic reaction, the Dolphins said.

Dolphins executive VP Mike Tannenbaum,...

 
Gun buyer in San Bernardino attack asks to delay trial
2016-04-29 17:10:18 (29 minutes ago) 
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The man who bought the rifles used in the San Bernardino terror attack has asked that his trial be pushed back by eight months to March of next year, according to a court filing Friday....
 
Human Remains Found Where Ex-Pastor Said He Buried Woman
2016-04-29 17:10:03 (29 minutes ago) 
Authorities have found human remains where a former Florida pastor said he buried a woman's body nearly five years ago
 
Human remains found where ex-pastor said he buried woman
2016-04-29 17:05:25 (34 minutes ago) 

OCEAN CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have found human remains where a former Florida pastor said he buried a woman’s body nearly five years ago. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Mike Card told The Northwest Florida Daily News (http://bit.ly/1SUKNhX ) the remains were found Friday in James Ty Flanders’ former backyard in Ocean City. The […]
 
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday
2016-04-29 17:05:24 (34 minutes ago) 

U.S. stocks fell Friday as health care and technology companies continued to report weak first-quarter results, but thanks to some late buying, they managed to avoid major losses. On Friday: The Dow Jones industrial average sank 57.12 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,773.64. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gave up 10.51 points, or 0.5 […]
 
Suspicious Feilding fires believed to be linked
2016-04-29 17:05:14 (34 minutes ago) 
Police and the Fire Service are investigating two suspicious Feilding fires.
 
Ex-sergeant jailed over locked computer in child-porn probe
2016-04-29 17:05:14 (34 minutes ago) 
 
Review: Satchel Paige deserves better
2016-04-29 17:03:57 (35 minutes ago) 

“Satchel Paige and The Kansas City Swing” is a play is well-meaning. And it is occasionally moving.

        
 
Susan Sarandon explains her breakup with Hillary Clinton
2016-04-29 17:03:52 (35 minutes ago) 
Hillary Clinton's decision to go into Iraq made the actress wonder: "Who is this person?"
 
Ex-nuke manager admits Chinese paid him for secrets
2016-04-29 16:56:29 (43 minutes ago) 

Case had been kept under seal while the feds worked to arrest the man who recruited him.

       
 
Large Hadron Collider shut down by critter chomping 66kV cable
2016-04-29 16:56:19 (43 minutes ago) 
Incinerated mammal blows up transformer, closes boffinry nerve-center for two weeks

CERN's search for exotic particles has been put on hold for a couple of weeks – after a small mammal gnawed through a power cable, incinerated itself and killed current to the world's most expensive scientific instrument.…

 
A SCOTUS Justice Version of Mount Rushmore
2016-04-29 16:56:02 (43 minutes ago) 

On this week’s Political Gabfest Slate Plus bonus segment, hosts Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz answer Slate Plus listeners’ questions at the end of their live show in Atlanta. How would the Political Gabfest redesign Mount Rushmore with the faces of the hosts’ favorite Supreme Court justices? Tune in for the Political Gabfest’s answer to that question and more.

 
Rising violence kills over 200 in a week in Syria's Aleppo
2016-04-29 16:55:55 (43 minutes ago) 
 
At Small Colleges, Harsh Lessons About Cash Flow
2016-04-29 16:55:48 (44 minutes ago) 
In the last few years, small liberal arts colleges struggling under financial siege have been forced to re-examine their missions and justify their existence.
 
Ted Cruz: 'The Entire Country is Looking to Indiana'
2016-04-29 16:54:57 (44 minutes ago) 
 
Secret Atomic Role of WWII-Era Aircraft Carrier Revealed
2016-04-29 16:54:52 (44 minutes ago) 
A team of underwater archaeologists has pieced together information from declassified government documents and a shipwrecked WWII-era naval vessel to understand the secret role of one of the most historic battleships: the USS Independence.
 
The Obamas Are Fake Feuding With Prince Harry and Queen Elizabeth II on Twitter 
2016-04-29 16:54:26 (45 minutes ago) 

In a couple of weeks, Orlando will play host to the 2016 Invictus Games, an international athletic competition for injured vets founded by Prince Harry and with which he is very involved. To drum up enthusiasm, Harry is publicly beefing with the Obamas on Twitter.

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Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey wants college success to be matched by NFL success
2016-04-29 16:54:25 (45 minutes ago) 

The Jaguars introduced new cornerback Jalen Ramsey today in a press conference and attending were former Florida State/new Jaguars teammates Telvin Smith and Rashad Greene.

Ramsey and his parents flew on one of owner Shad Khan’s planes from Chicago to Jacksonville this morning and they toured EverBank Field throughout the day.

Flanked by general manager Dave Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley, Ramsey projected confidence in his ability to make an instant impact.

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4 immunization innovations saving children's lives
2016-04-29 16:54:08 (45 minutes ago) 
We're in a period marked by the most creative thinking to increase immunization in decades. New approaches to old problems are yielding fresh tools to fight disease.

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No charges yet in death of Delaware student
2016-04-29 16:54:08 (45 minutes ago) 
Authorities in Delaware have not filed charges yet in the death of a 16-year-old girl in a school bathroom fight, Wilmington Police Chief Bobby Cummings said Friday at a news conference.
 
Parents of Boy Who Vanished in 1997 Charged With Murder
2016-04-29 16:50:07 (49 minutes ago) 
The parents of a Hawaii boy who has been missing for nearly 20 years have been charged with murder after authorities reopened the case and re-evaluated the evidence
 
Daniel Boone Home will become part of St. Charles County park system
2016-04-29 16:50:06 (49 minutes ago) 
Lindenwood University donates the building, the surrounding historical village and 200 acres of nearby land to the county.
 
Navy commander sentenced to 78 months in bribery scandal
2016-04-29 16:45:33 (54 minutes ago) 

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a U.S. Navy commander to 78 months in prison for providing classified ship schedules in exchange for the services of a prostitute, theater tickets and other gifts from a Malaysian defense contractor who overbilled the maritime branch by more than $34 million. Captain-select Michael Vannak Khem […]
 
US places 5 countries on trade monitoring list
2016-04-29 16:45:32 (54 minutes ago) 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department has placed five countries — China, Japan, Germany, South Korea and Taiwan — on a new monitoring list designed to pressure foreign governments to tackle large trade imbalances with the United States. The action was disclosed in a report to Congress, which did not designate any nation as a […]
 
Amy Schumer takes aim at America's lax gun laws in a new sketch
2016-04-29 16:45:22 (54 minutes ago) 
Amy Schumer has taken aim at the ease with which Americans - even those with violent criminal records - can buy a gun in a searing new sketch on her show.
 
60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach
2016-04-29 16:45:22 (54 minutes ago) 
 
iSad: Nobody wants to buy tablets anymore
2016-04-29 16:44:36 (55 minutes ago) 
There’s only one thing helping the tablet market right now—keyboards—and even that is not enough to stave off a decline in tablet sales as consumers grow increasingly uninterested in the devices.
 
Michigan lawmakers want to jail you for life for hacking cars - Roadshow
2016-04-29 16:44:08 (55 minutes ago) 
While automotive cybersecurity is quite important, that seems a bit much.
 
Tensions high outside Trump speech in Silicon Valley
2016-04-29 17:36:26 (3 minutes ago) 

Tensions were high outside a Donald Trump speech at a GOP convention in Silicon Valley.

       
 
Andrew Jackson’s Adopted Indian Son
2016-04-29 17:35:57 (3 minutes ago) 

In the wake of the Treasury Department’s announcement last week that Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill, Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) wrote an editorial defending Jackson in the Washington Post. “Far too many of our important discussions are being debated emotionally, without full regard for historical facts,” Webb argued. Glossing the issue of Indian Removal, Webb ended a paragraph excusing Jackson’s actions toward Native Americans with this salvo: “It would be difficult to call someone genocidal when years before, after one bloody fight, he brought an orphaned Native American baby from the battlefield to his home in Tennessee and raised him as his son.”

 
Battling breast cancer, only to be beaten to death and burned
2016-04-29 17:35:05 (4 minutes ago) 
Suzette Shivers, 55, was battling breast cancer with chemotherapy. It was not illness, however, that cut her life short.
 
Beyoncé Got It Right: Cheating's Emotional Fallout Gushes from 'Lemonade'
2016-04-29 17:34:49 (5 minutes ago) 
Beyoncé hasn't revealed what inspired her to create "Lemonade," an album that details emotions felt after learning of a husband's infidelity. But regardless of whether the album is "real," it mirrors what really happens to betrayed partners, experts said.
 
What Are the Boston Transit Police Trying to Hide About Mr. Spaghetti? 
2016-04-29 17:34:30 (5 minutes ago) 

Last we checked in with the MBTA Transit Police Department , they were telling a humble, concerned citizen there had been no shady dealings in the Mr. Spaghetti dog-naming debacle . Now, the department’s response to Gawker’s public-records request directly contradicts the reassurance they’d previously given. What are they trying to hide?

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Weasel knocks out CERN's powerful particle accelerator
2016-04-29 17:34:13 (5 minutes ago) 
The largest scientific experiment has gone offline because of a foreign intruder.
 
T in the Park given green light
2016-04-29 17:30:33 (9 minutes ago) 
T in the Park will go ahead at Strathallan in July after councillors granted the festival a one-year public entertainment licence.
 
Report: Heart Condition Didn't Cause Man's Death in Custody
2016-04-29 17:30:12 (9 minutes ago) 
A man who died after a struggle with Baltimore police officers in 2013 died because he couldn't breathe, and not because of a heart condition as the department's independent review board concluded, according to a new forensic review of his autopsy
 
Report: Heart condition didn’t cause man’s death in custody
2016-04-29 17:25:52 (13 minutes ago) 

BALTIMORE (AP) — A man who died after a struggle with Baltimore police officers in 2013 died because he couldn’t breathe, and not because of a heart condition as the department’s independent review board concluded, according to a new forensic review of his autopsy. The man’s family hopes it will prompt the city’s top prosecutor […]
 
West Point on track for first female dean
2016-04-29 17:25:51 (13 minutes ago) 

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — West Point is on track to get its first female dean. The U.S. Military Academy says President Barack Obama has nominated Col. Cindy Jebb to be the academy’s next dean of the academic board. She also has been nominated for appointment to brigadier general. If confirmed by Congress, she will […]
 
Man assaulted just for looking like actor Shia LaBeouf
2016-04-29 17:25:42 (14 minutes ago) 
Having a famous doppelganger is generally a good thing. If someone tells you that you look like Jackie Kennedy or George Clooney or Idris Elba, a smile's likely to sprout on your face faster than flowers in spring.
 
Iowa rehires Kirk Ferentz's son-in-law for staff position
2016-04-29 17:25:41 (14 minutes ago) 
 
Battleborn launch trailer showcases quirky heroes - CNET
2016-04-29 17:23:56 (15 minutes ago) 
Plus, see all the gameplay modes in Gearbox's shooter.
 
Which mayoral candidate can fill Covington's 3,500 vacant properties?
2016-04-29 17:23:55 (15 minutes ago) 

The race to become mayor of Northern Kentucky's largest city could boil down to broken windows and vacant buildings. 

        
 
Feds: New Jersey postman stole tax refund checks along route
2016-04-29 17:16:07 (23 minutes ago) 

CAMDEN, N.J. — A former postal worker in New Jersey has pleaded guilty to stealing income tax refund checks worth over $400,000 from people along his mail route.

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman says Earl Champagne, of Willingboro, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of theft of U.S. mail and one ...

 
Bertha inches ahead, viaduct closure begins, traffic slows
2016-04-29 17:15:44 (24 minutes ago) 

With Bertha now tunneling beneath the closed Alaskan Way Viaduct, traffic in Seattle is visibly worse.

 
Protesters get rowdy at California hotel before Trump speech
2016-04-29 17:15:40 (24 minutes ago) 
 
Will Ferrell Walks Away From Controversial Reagan Movie
2016-04-29 17:14:49 (25 minutes ago) 
 
Navy commander sentenced to 78 months in bribery scandal
2016-04-29 17:14:39 (25 minutes ago) 
Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz's sentence is the longest handed out so far in one of the worst bribery scandals to rock the Navy
 
Middlesbrough let lead slip as David Davis draws Birmingham City level
2016-04-29 17:14:21 (25 minutes ago) 
 
Byram Healthcare and Hollister Inc. to Pay $20 Million to Resolve Kickback Allegations
2016-04-29 17:14:05 (25 minutes ago) 
— Boston
 
Highway trooper among two injured in I-95 crash in Boca Raton
2016-04-29 17:13:56 (25 minutes ago) 

A crash involving a Florida Highway Patrol trooper closed down two lanes of Interstate 95 in Boca Raton for several hours Friday.

Trooper Tommie Rodriguez suffered minor injuries. Another motorist, Abel Castin, of Lantana, was seriously injured and taken to the hospital, authorities said.

According...

 
Five issues at the heart of the BHS story
2016-04-29 17:10:21 (29 minutes ago) 
The collapse of BHS into administration has led to questions about the way it was managed and whether its demise was inevitable.
 
Watch: IPhone Belonging to Missing Florida Teen Will Be Studied for Clues
2016-04-29 17:10:03 (29 minutes ago) 
Apple said it would analyze the phone belonging to one of the two missing Florida teens who disappeared after a boating trip.
 
Professor puts CV of his failures online to give perspective
2016-04-29 17:05:26 (34 minutes ago) 

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University professor has published a CV of his career failures as a way to give perspective to students who are feeling discouraged. Johannes Haushofer (YO’-hawn HOWS’-haw-fer) writes atop the CV that most of what he tries fails, but those failures are often invisible. The assistant professor of psychology says […]
 
Professor puts CV of his failures online to give perspective
2016-04-29 17:05:24 (34 minutes ago) 

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University professor has published a CV of his career failures as a way to give perspective to students who are feeling discouraged. Johannes Haushofer (YO’-hawn HOWS’-haw-fer) writes atop the CV that most of what he tries fails, but those failures are often invisible. The assistant professor of psychology says […]
 
Human remains found where ex-pastor said he buried woman
2016-04-29 17:05:24 (34 minutes ago) 

OCEAN CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have found human remains where a former Florida pastor said he buried a woman’s body nearly five years ago. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Mike Card told The Northwest Florida Daily News (http://bit.ly/1SUKNhX ) the remains were found Friday in James Ty Flanders’ former backyard in Ocean City. The […]
 
Review: Iron Maiden at Christchurch's Horncastle Arena
2016-04-29 17:05:14 (34 minutes ago) 
REVIEW: Iron Maiden
Horncastle Arena, Christchurch
Friday, April 29

"Scream for me Christchurch." 
 
Former Auschwitz Guard Apologizes at Trial in Germany
2016-04-29 17:05:06 (34 minutes ago) 
The 94-year-old defendant, Reinhold Hanning, told a German court he was “ashamed I witnessed injustice and allowed it to continue” while serving at the Nazi death camp.
 
Indian Hill lacrosse takes on big boys
2016-04-29 17:03:57 (35 minutes ago) 

Once again, the Indian Hill lacrosse team is facing several Division I teams

        
 
Ted Cruz: Maybe Boehner was "auditioning" to be Trump's VP
2016-04-29 17:03:52 (35 minutes ago) 
The GOP presidential candidate says recent criticism from the former House speaker proves that he is the real outsider in the race, not Donald Trump
 
Tensions rise outside Trump speech in Silicon Valley
2016-04-29 16:56:29 (43 minutes ago) 

Tensions were high outside a Donald Trump speech at a GOP convention in Silicon Valley.

       
 
Molina Healthcare and Seagate skid, Amazon surges
2016-04-29 16:56:05 (43 minutes ago) 
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: The health insurer cut its guidance because of problems including higher medical care costs in some states and costs from rapid growth. The digital video recording company agreed to be bought by digital TV listing company Rovi for about $1.1 billion. The daily deals site's first-quarter results met expectations, but investors remained concerned about the health of its business.
 
Clinton gears up for Trump in fall race
2016-04-29 16:55:55 (43 minutes ago) 
 
16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic
2016-04-29 16:55:55 (43 minutes ago) 
 
Watch The U.S. Blow Up ISIS Money
2016-04-29 16:54:57 (44 minutes ago) 
Banknotes turn into confetti as U.S. airstrikes hammer ISIS bank and financial facilities in four separate attacks.
 
Texas schools spending tens of millions on football stadiums
2016-04-29 16:54:54 (44 minutes ago) 
Two Texas school districts are planning to spend more than $50 million on huge football arenas -- and they're not the first
 
Protesters get rowdy at California hotel before Trump speech
2016-04-29 16:54:45 (45 minutes ago) 


BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) - Several hundred protesters opposing Donald Trump gathered Friday outside the hotel where he was scheduled to speak to Republicans, and some broke through a steel barricade and approached the venue's entrance.
 
Polishing up the downtown Emerald Necklace
2016-04-29 16:54:25 (45 minutes ago) 

A century has passed since architect Henry Klutho began championing the idea of creating an “Emerald Necklace” of parks and waterways that would surround the city’s urban core.

Over the decades, many attempts would be planned and started to create a necklace of greenery that includes Hogans and McCoys creeks.

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Going Interstellar: How Laser Tech May Help: Photos
2016-04-29 16:54:18 (45 minutes ago) 
Lasers are being touted as the next big thing in interstellar travel -- will it become a reality?
 
Supreme Court: Texas voter ID law to remain in effect
2016-04-29 16:54:08 (45 minutes ago) 
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed a controversial Texas voter ID law to remain in effect for now, turning away an emergency motion from opponents of the law who say it is one of the most strict in the country.
 
70-year-old Puerto Rican man dies from complications of virus
2016-04-29 16:54:08 (45 minutes ago) 
A 70 year old Puerto Rican man died from complications of the Zika virus in February, the Centers for Disease Control and the Puerto Rico Department of Health announced today. This is the first death in the United States or territories where Zika infection contributed to the death, said the CDC.

 
Navy Commander Sentenced to 78 Months in Bribery Scandal
2016-04-29 16:50:07 (49 minutes ago) 
A federal judge has sentenced a U.S. Navy commander to 78 months in prison for providing classified ship schedules in exchange for the services of a prostitute, theater tickets and other gifts from a defense contractor who overbilled the maritime branch
 
60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach
2016-04-29 16:45:33 (54 minutes ago) 

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — It literally was a whale of a job, but crews have finished removing the 60,000-ton carcass of a rotting whale from a Southern California beach. The last remnants of the 40-foot gray whale were removed Friday from a beach near San Clemente. The Orange County Register (http://bit.ly/1XYwAPb ) says the […]
 
Molina Healthcare and Seagate skid, Amazon surges
2016-04-29 16:45:32 (54 minutes ago) 

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Molina Healthcare Inc., down $12.46 to $51.76 The health insurer cut its guidance because of problems including higher medical care costs in some states and costs from rapid growth. Most Read […]
 
Navy commander sentenced to 78 months in bribery scandal
2016-04-29 16:45:32 (54 minutes ago) 

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a U.S. Navy commander to 78 months in prison for providing classified ship schedules in exchange for the services of a prostitute, theater tickets and other gifts from a Malaysian defense contractor who overbilled the maritime branch by more than $34 million. Captain-select Michael Vannak Khem […]
 
Suspicious Feilding fires believed to be linked
2016-04-29 16:45:22 (54 minutes ago) 
Police and the Fire Service are investigating two suspicious Feilding fires.
 
Parents of boy who vanished in 1997 charged with murder
2016-04-29 16:45:22 (54 minutes ago) 
 
Personal Finance Daily: How to tell if an airline is ripping you off, and the reality of the gender wage gap
2016-04-29 16:44:36 (55 minutes ago) 
How to tell if an airline is ripping you off, and more about the gender wage gap.
 
Google has access to medical data of 1.6M UK patients - CNET
2016-04-29 16:44:08 (55 minutes ago) 
The data, held by AI subsidiary DeepMind, includes patient HIV status, recorded overdoses and abortions.
 
DeKalb IDs man shot, killed by police while wielding machete, chicken
2016-04-29 17:36:22 (3 minutes ago) 
 
Stolen-car suspects abandon vehicle in Reseda during pursuit
2016-04-29 17:35:50 (4 minutes ago) 
 
Nissan to recall more than 3.5 million vehicles over air bag sensor
2016-04-29 17:34:50 (5 minutes ago) 
A sensor in the passenger seat sometimes fails to read that there is an adult passenger in the car, leaving the airbag disabled
 
Prosecutors: Walker campaign, conservative group 'one and the same'
2016-04-29 17:34:41 (5 minutes ago) 
Milwaukee County DA John Chisholm and other prosecutors told the U.S. Supreme Court the Republican governor’s campaign “in effect owned and controlled” the Wisconsin Club for Growth.
 
New steaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu in May
2016-04-29 17:34:14 (5 minutes ago) 


Popular: Guns in America | Sanders Demands Clinton Apologize | Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World

 
Trump makes case to California GOP insiders amid chaotic protest scene
2016-04-29 17:34:07 (5 minutes ago) 

Donald Trump, the outsider, made his case to California's Republican establishment on Friday as protesters clashed with police.

Demonstrators swarmed outside the hotel near San Francisco airport, forcing Trump to crawl under a fence to enter the hotel where he met with local GOP power brokers and...

 
Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history
2016-04-29 17:30:30 (9 minutes ago) 
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some job applicants' criminal history, part of an effort to help ex-convicts enter the job market and decrease the number of those who end up back in prison....
 
West Point on Track for First Female Dean
2016-04-29 17:30:12 (9 minutes ago) 
West Point is on track to get its first female dean
 
West Point on track for first female dean
2016-04-29 17:25:52 (13 minutes ago) 

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — West Point is on track to get its first female dean. The U.S. Military Academy says President Barack Obama has nominated Col. Cindy Jebb to be the academy’s next dean of the academic board. She also has been nominated for appointment to brigadier general. If confirmed by Congress, she will […]
 
Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger’s womb has been sentenced to 100 years in prison
2016-04-29 17:25:51 (13 minutes ago) 

DENVER (AP) — Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger’s womb has been sentenced to 100 years in prison.
 
Human remains found where ex-pastor said he buried woman
2016-04-29 17:25:41 (14 minutes ago) 
 
NewsWatch: This chart paints a discouraging picture of the stock market today
2016-04-29 17:24:31 (15 minutes ago) 
People often simply look at their portfolio, and if it is doing well, they think the market is also. It takes more than that to really see what’s going on.
 
Quantum Break PC crash fix requires Microsoft to update Windows 10 first - CNET
2016-04-29 17:23:56 (15 minutes ago) 
Memory management issue is due to underlying problem in the operating system.
 
Navy commander sentenced to 78 months in bribery scandal
2016-04-29 17:23:52 (15 minutes ago) 
 
Supreme court grants FBI massive expansion of powers to hack computers
2016-04-29 17:16:01 (23 minutes ago) 
 
60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach
2016-04-29 17:15:41 (24 minutes ago) 
 
Stagecoach 2016: 5 highlights for Day 1 of the festival
2016-04-29 17:15:39 (24 minutes ago) 

The Stagecoach Festival is back for its 10th consecutive year, and the first day of the three-day festival is star-studded and diverse. Everything from mainstream to outlaw and even alternative country is represented. Here are five picks to get you started, but feel free to wander in whatever tent or stage you would like (there is the Toyota Mane stage, the Palomino stage, the Mustang stage and the Honkytonk area).

 
Apple Agrees to Examine Cellphone of Teens Lost at Sea
2016-04-29 17:14:49 (25 minutes ago) 
 
Senate confirms first woman for warfighting command
2016-04-29 17:14:39 (25 minutes ago) 
Gen. Lori Robinson approved as commander of U.S. Northern Command, responsible for preventing attacks against the United States
 
Feds: New Jersey postman stole tax refund checks along route
2016-04-29 17:14:17 (25 minutes ago) 

CAMDEN, N.J. — A former postal worker in New Jersey has pleaded guilty to stealing income tax refund checks worth over $400,000 from people along his mail route.

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman says Earl Champagne, of Willingboro, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of theft of U.S. mail and one ...

 
Erdogan must be held to account (Opinion)
2016-04-29 17:14:02 (25 minutes ago) 
 
Prince death investigation focuses on flight, drugs, doctor
2016-04-29 17:13:56 (25 minutes ago) 

Authorities are investigating whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing drugs for the musician in the weeks before he was found dead at his suburban Minneapolis home. A guide to the latest developments:

INQUIRY INTO EMERGENCY LANDING

Questions about Prince's health...

 
Surprise defeat for Adcocks in Euros
2016-04-29 17:10:21 (29 minutes ago) 
Britons Chris and Gabby Adcock suffer a surprise mixed doubles quarter-final defeat at the European Championships in France.
 
60,000-Pound Whale Carcass Removed From California Beach
2016-04-29 17:10:03 (29 minutes ago) 
It literally was a whale of a job but crews have finished removing the 60,000-ton carcass of a rotting whale from a Southern California beach
 
Ex-sergeant jailed over locked computer in child-porn probe
2016-04-29 17:05:26 (34 minutes ago) 

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A now-fired Philadelphia police sergeant has spent seven months in solitary confinement after a judge held him for contempt for failing to unlock his computers in a child-porn investigation. Computer privacy advocates say the government has no right to force Francis Rawls to potentially incriminate himself. But federal prosecutors armed with a […]
 
Pop classic ‘Baby Baby’ gets Tori Kelly reboot
2016-04-29 17:05:24 (34 minutes ago) 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A pop classic from the early ’90s, Amy Grant’s hit “Baby Baby,” is getting a reboot 25 years later thanks to Grammy-nominated singer Tori Kelly. A new version of the song featuring original vocals from Grant and new vocals from the “Should’ve Been Us” singer was released Friday digitally as the […]
 
Duncan Garner: Some home truths for a Government missing in action
2016-04-29 17:05:14 (34 minutes ago) 
OPINION: How committed is the Government to putting the brakes on the house price crisis?
 
The Latest: Video threatening US students posted from Europe
2016-04-29 17:05:14 (34 minutes ago) 
 
Protest Turns Rowdy as Donald Trump Appears at California G.O.P. Convention
2016-04-29 17:05:06 (34 minutes ago) 
Chants, signs and a human chain greeted the candidate, who is closing in on his party’s nomination and was set to address conservative activists.
 
Sadness, loss won’t dampen Alejandro Escovedo’s curiosity
2016-04-29 17:03:57 (35 minutes ago) 

Escovedo has spent the past couple of years careening between happiness and tragedy.

        
 
Texas schools spending tens of millions on football stadiums
2016-04-29 17:03:52 (35 minutes ago) 
 
Gwinnett police: Man’s rape victim had mental capacity of 10-year-old
2016-04-29 16:56:24 (43 minutes ago) 
 
Retired assistant police chief an inspiration to St. Paul Latino officers, community
2016-04-29 16:56:04 (43 minutes ago) 
Assistant Chief Bill Martinez is the son of migrant farmworkers, and worked himself in the farm fields of southern Minnesota and Wisconsin.
 
Irish leaders end deadlock, make deal for new government
2016-04-29 16:55:55 (43 minutes ago) 
 
Pike County shooting victims shared social media posts about faith, family, work (slideshow)
2016-04-29 16:55:53 (43 minutes ago) 
A look at the social media posts of eight members of the Rhoden family who were murdered in Pike County, Ohio, on April 22, 2016.
 
Will Ferrell Walks Away From Controversial Reagan Movie
2016-04-29 16:54:57 (44 minutes ago) 
 
Pentagon modifies training and targeting after deadly U.S. attack on hospital
2016-04-29 16:54:53 (44 minutes ago) 

A Pentagon investigation into a deadly U.S. airstrike at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in northern Afghanistan last fall has led to modifications in training and targeting procedures, officials said Friday.

Gen. Joseph Votel, head of U.S. Central Command, told a Pentagon news conference that...

 
60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach
2016-04-29 16:54:32 (45 minutes ago) 
A contractor working for the state parks department spent two days using an excavator to cut up the 40-foot whale, which was hauled off to a San Diego County landfill. The end of the two-day, $30,000 project included skimming the top layer of sand off the Lower Trestles, a surfing beach near San Clemente where the whale washed ashore on Sunday. Despite an overpowering stench, some people skipped work or school to snap photos with the towering carcass.
 
Ron Littlepage: When you're watching a colleague beat someone, shouldn't you be more than "a witness"?
2016-04-29 16:54:25 (45 minutes ago) 

Mousing around the news of the day ... click.

Are you kidding me?

A security camera video shows a Jacksonville police officer pummeling a handcuffed woman in the processing area of the Duval County jail.

The officer is later fired and charged with battery. OK. I get that.

But the other officers shown in the video are standing around and doing nothing? They won’t be disciplined.

“Witnessing a crime does not constitute a crime,” a police spokesman told the Times-Union.

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Pennsylvania Lobbyist Charged with Wire Fraud
2016-04-29 16:54:11 (45 minutes ago) 
— Philadelphia
 
TV station standoff: Wounded suspect charged
2016-04-29 16:54:08 (45 minutes ago) 
A man accused of carrying fake explosives and demanding airtime at a Baltimore TV news station before police shot and wounded him has been charged with arson and other counts in connection with Thursday's incident, Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said Friday.
 
Birmingham City 2-2 Middlesbrough
2016-04-29 16:50:27 (49 minutes ago) 
Middlesbrough edge a point clear at the Championship summit at least temporarily, despite being held by Birmingham City.
 
The Latest: Video Threatening US Students Posted From Europe
2016-04-29 16:50:07 (49 minutes ago) 
Police say an anonymous video threatening the safety of "American students" was posted by a social media user in Europe and there is no risk to Ohio University
 
Parents of boy who vanished in 1997 charged with murder
2016-04-29 16:45:33 (54 minutes ago) 

HONOLULU (AP) — The parents of a Hawaii boy who has been missing for nearly 20 years have been charged with murder after authorities reopened the case and re-evaluated the evidence. The boy’s parents have long been suspects in the 1997 disappearance of then 6-year-old “Peter Boy” Kema, but prosecutors said there hadn’t been enough […]
 
60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach
2016-04-29 16:45:32 (54 minutes ago) 

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — It literally was a whale of a job, but crews have finished removing the 60,000-ton carcass of a rotting whale from a Southern California beach. The last remnants of the 40-foot gray whale were removed Friday from a beach near San Clemente. The Orange County Register (http://bit.ly/1XYwAPb ) says the […]
 
Lug nuts and $35,000 fine still the talk around Tony Stewart
2016-04-29 16:45:32 (54 minutes ago) 

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — It’s been an action-packed week for Tony Stewart following his return to a race car after a back injury sidelined him the first eight races of the season. Upon his return, he was promptly fined $35,000 by NASCAR for criticizing the series about safety surrounding lug nuts. He then ran his […]
 
Hamilton Airport passenger numbers do a 180
2016-04-29 16:45:22 (54 minutes ago) 
More Kiwis are flying in and out of Hamilton Airport despite the cancellation of the Auckland-Hamilton route in February.
 
Navy commander sentenced to 78 months in bribery scandal
2016-04-29 16:45:22 (54 minutes ago) 
 
Twitter's identity crisis: Is it a social network or news app? - CNET
2016-04-29 16:44:08 (55 minutes ago) 
The app is in denial that it's a social network, so Bridget Carey has some words for the bird. Meanwhile, Google wants to inject tech into your eyeball and Samsung tucks in tikes with virtual reality.
 
Samsung's crazy VR camera necklace and other test projects (pictures) - CNET
2016-04-29 16:44:08 (55 minutes ago) 
The company's employees have dreamed up some new gadgets and software -- but most will probably never hit the market.
 
Ronseal 'slow TV' ad does exactly what it says on the tin
2016-04-29 17:36:15 (3 minutes ago) 
 
Pike County murders underscore Ohio region's marijuana industry (photos)
2016-04-29 17:35:48 (4 minutes ago) 
Marijuana's possible link to the execution-style slayings of eight people in Pike County, Ohio, offers a window into the plant's stronghold in southern Ohio. Some residents, in one of the state's poorest counties, have come to rely on it.
 
Trump makes bizarre entrance to California Republican convention
2016-04-29 17:34:50 (5 minutes ago) 
After making a bizarre entrance to the California Republican convention, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump hit some familiar notes in a speech to delegates, touting himself as the only candidate who could beat Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic nominee, in November.
 
Ronseal 'slow TV' ad does exactly what it says on the tin
2016-04-29 17:34:34 (5 minutes ago) 
 
Glenn Beck covers his face in Cheetos dust to look like Donald Trump
2016-04-29 17:34:14 (5 minutes ago) 
 
Jaywalking? Police have you in their sights
2016-04-29 17:34:07 (5 minutes ago) 

Pedestrians, beware. You, too, are on law enforcement's radar.

They are watching you from behind trees and in marked police cars. And if you happen to jaywalk, they're going to slap you with a $63 fine.

Police throughout South Florida are turning up the heat to save pedestrians from fatal encounters...

 
Exxon sees smallest profit in 16 years, Chevron posts loss
2016-04-29 17:30:28 (9 minutes ago) 
DALLAS (AP) -- Motorists are saving billions on cheaper gasoline, but the long slump in oil prices is taking a heavy toll on companies that find and produce crude....
 
Colorado Woman Who Cut a Baby From a Stranger's Womb Has Been Sentenced to 100 Years in Prison
2016-04-29 17:30:12 (9 minutes ago) 
Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger's womb has been sentenced to 100 years in prison
 
Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger’s womb has been sentenced to 100 years in prison
2016-04-29 17:25:52 (13 minutes ago) 

DENVER (AP) — Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger’s womb has been sentenced to 100 years in prison.
 
First widely available Zika test OK’d for emergency use
2016-04-29 17:25:51 (13 minutes ago) 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first commercial test for the Zika virus has been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. and could be available by next week. The Food and Drug Administration granted the authorization Thursday to the test’s developer, Quest Diagnostics, which said it would make it widely available to doctors for patient testing. […]
 
Report: Heart condition didn't cause man's death in custody
2016-04-29 17:25:41 (14 minutes ago) 
 
Maxwell's Demonic Lifting Surface (note) [MaxwellBuchanan]
2016-04-29 17:24:16 (15 minutes ago) 
 
Old man yells at iCloud: J.D. Power study finds aging buyers don't trust autonomy - Roadshow
2016-04-29 17:23:56 (15 minutes ago) 
In a result that should shock approximately zero people, the younger buyers get, the more likely they are to trust self-driving cars and similar tech.
 
Ex-nuke manager admits Chinese paid him for secrets
2016-04-29 17:16:10 (23 minutes ago) 

Case had been kept under seal while the feds worked to arrest the man who recruited him.

        
 
Middlesbrough let lead slip as David Davis draws Birmingham City level
2016-04-29 17:16:01 (23 minutes ago) 
 
Protesters get rowdy at California hotel before Trump speech
2016-04-29 17:15:41 (24 minutes ago) 
 
Fire destroys 2 Koreatown homes
2016-04-29 17:15:39 (24 minutes ago) 
 
Feds: New Jersey postman stole tax refund checks along route
2016-04-29 17:14:45 (25 minutes ago) 

CAMDEN, N.J. — A former postal worker in New Jersey has pleaded guilty to stealing income tax refund checks worth over $400,000 from people along his mail route.

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman says Earl Champagne, of Willingboro, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of theft of U.S. mail and one ...

 
Navy commander sentenced to 78 months in bribery scandal
2016-04-29 17:14:39 (25 minutes ago) 
Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz's sentence is the longest handed out so far in one of the worst bribery scandals to rock the Navy
 
April 23: Attack Ads, NRA, Murder Rates
2016-04-29 17:14:15 (25 minutes ago) 
 
Weasel knocks out CERN's particle accelerator
2016-04-29 17:14:02 (25 minutes ago) 
The largest scientific experiment has gone offline because of a foreign intruder.

 
S. Florida testing new alerts to find lost Alzheimer's patients
2016-04-29 17:13:56 (25 minutes ago) 

When an Alzheimer's patient walks out the door and wanders away, every minute is critical.

About half of those not located within the first 24 hours will be seriously injured or dead when they're finally found, experts say.

Through Lost on Foot Silver Alert, Florida officials hope to change those...

 
Review: Japanese hologram pop star Hatsune Miku tours North America
2016-04-29 17:10:20 (29 minutes ago) 

The 3D hologram pop star known as Hatsune Miku wags her hand at a Seattle crowd while singing about how men should bring her "pudding made from special eggs." (That's what Google Translate says, at any rate.)

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SEATTLE—"Do you think ten-year-old you would believe that a concert like this could ever exist?"

My buddy asked me this after we'd spent two hours laughing at the weirdest concert we'd ever attended: Hatsune Miku Expo 2016. The concert's distinguishing feature was a massive, see-through screen in front of a rock band, on which singing, 10-foot-tall anime princesses were projected. Forget Britney, Miley, or Taylor: no pop star fits the "larger than life" bill quite like a hologram singer who packs stadiums and can change costumes with a single hard-drive swap. The snark possibilities were rich.

As we walked out of the concert, however, snark gave way to giddy delight. We had finally seen Miku in the "flesh." Its creators and backing band rarely play in Miku's homeland of Japan, let alone elsewhere, forcing the curious to watch one of a scant few YouTube videos to see what the heck this show is all about. North Americans have nine more opportunities this year, including this coming Saturday in San Francisco, thanks to a continent-spanning tour. I caught the tour's opening night in Seattle last Saturday, fully prepared to chide it.

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Ex-Sergeant Jailed Over Locked Computer in Child-Porn Probe
2016-04-29 17:10:03 (29 minutes ago) 
A fired Philadelphia police sergeant has spent months in solitary confinement after a judge jailed him for contempt for failing to unlock two computers in a child-porn investigation
 
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday
2016-04-29 17:05:25 (34 minutes ago) 

U.S. stocks fell Friday as health care and technology companies continued to report weak first-quarter results, but thanks to some late buying, they managed to avoid major losses. On Friday: The Dow Jones industrial average sank 57.12 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,773.64. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gave up 10.51 points, or 0.5 […]
 
Ex-sergeant jailed over locked computer in child-porn probe
2016-04-29 17:05:24 (34 minutes ago) 

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A now-fired Philadelphia police sergeant has spent seven months in solitary confinement after a judge held him for contempt for failing to unlock his computers in a child-porn investigation. Computer privacy advocates say the government has no right to force Francis Rawls to potentially incriminate himself. But federal prosecutors armed with a […]
 
Prince death probe focuses on flight, drugs, doctor
2016-04-29 17:05:14 (34 minutes ago) 
Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis, in the US state of Minnesota.
 
Professor puts CV of his failures online to give perspective
2016-04-29 17:05:14 (34 minutes ago) 
 
Jay Bruce returns from paternity leave
2016-04-29 17:03:57 (35 minutes ago) 

Jay Bruce's wife, Hannah, gave birth to the couple's first child, Carter John Bruce, on Monday. He rejoined the team in Pittsburgh on Friday.

        
 
All ‘A’ softball needs Mother Nature’s cooperation
2016-04-29 17:03:57 (35 minutes ago) 

Coaches, players will have eyes on the weather as much as the opposition

        
 
Senate confirms first woman for warfighting command
2016-04-29 17:03:52 (35 minutes ago) 
Gen. Lori Robinson approved as commander of U.S. Northern Command, responsible for preventing attacks against the United States
 
Large Hadron Collider shut down by critter chomping 66kV cable
2016-04-29 16:56:19 (43 minutes ago) 
 
The Imperfect Victim
2016-04-29 16:56:02 (43 minutes ago) 

Galen Baughman had been out of prison for about three years when he came to Queens last spring to meet a friendly crowd of reporters, activists, and academics over lox and bagels. Baughman, then 31 years old, had been invited to tell the story of how he came to be incarcerated and labeled a sex offender. His goal for the day was to educate his audience about how the legal system mistreats people like him, and to convince any skeptics in attendance that he was not the dangerous monster that his criminal record might suggest.

 
Republicans beginning to make peace with Trump as nominee
2016-04-29 16:55:55 (43 minutes ago) 
 
Driver in Munson Township crash dies; alcohol suspected
2016-04-29 16:55:53 (43 minutes ago) 
Brandon Molter, 23, of Newbury died after he was ejected from an SUV in a rollover crash late Wednesday. Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.
 
Poll: Majority of Women in U.S. Have Experienced Gender-Based Discrimination
2016-04-29 16:54:57 (44 minutes ago) 
A majority, 51 percent, of women have personally experienced discrimination based on their gender, according to the NBC News|SurveyMonkey poll.
 
Mumps Outbreak at Harvard: Why Do Vaccinated People Get Sick?
2016-04-29 16:54:52 (44 minutes ago) 
The close living spaces in college dorms may make people particularly susceptible to the virus, even if they've been vaccinated.
 
Protesters force Trump to detour into California GOP convention – video
2016-04-29 16:54:31 (45 minutes ago) 
 
Growing debt crisis in Puerto Rico highlights Crowley's long-standing link to the island
2016-04-29 16:54:25 (45 minutes ago) 

Associated Press

Jacksonville’s shipping industry may have to get ready to take a hit as Puerto Rico comes to grips with a debt crisis that’s about to get worse.

Puerto Rico’s governor said Friday that the U.S. territory is bracing for multiple lawsuits as a major default looms over a $470 million bond payment.

Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla said he would like judges to take Puerto Rico’s economic and humanitarian crisis into account when ruling on the anticipated lawsuits.

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Kamau Bell: Why I had a great time in prison (Opinion)
2016-04-29 16:54:08 (45 minutes ago) 
 
Teen birth rate hits historic low
2016-04-29 16:54:08 (45 minutes ago) 
Teenage girls are catching up to teenage boys in one way that does no one any good: lack of sex education, according to a recent report.

 
The Latest: Skirmishes break out outside Trump event
2016-04-29 16:50:23 (49 minutes ago) 
BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on protests against Donald Trump during the GOP candidate's California events (all times local):...
 
New Hampshire university: Paying $17,570 for dining hall table was mistake
2016-04-29 16:50:06 (49 minutes ago) 
The table costs nearly as much as in-state students pay annually for tuition and fees.
 
US places 5 countries on trade monitoring list
2016-04-29 16:45:33 (54 minutes ago) 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department has placed five countries — China, Japan, Germany, South Korea and Taiwan — on a new monitoring list designed to pressure foreign governments to tackle large trade imbalances with the United States. The action was disclosed in a report to Congress, which did not designate any nation as a […]
 
Parents of boy who vanished in 1997 charged with murder
2016-04-29 16:45:32 (54 minutes ago) 

HONOLULU (AP) — The parents of a Hawaii boy who has been missing for nearly 20 years have been charged with murder after authorities reopened the case and re-evaluated the evidence. The boy’s parents have long been suspects in the 1997 disappearance of then 6-year-old “Peter Boy” Kema, but prosecutors said there hadn’t been enough […]
 
CJ Cregg (aka Allison Janney) crashes White House press briefing
2016-04-29 16:45:22 (54 minutes ago) 
Allison Janney played a White House press secretary on The West Wing. Now she has had a taste of what the job is really like.
 
With cuddles now a no-no, here are five other things that your dog hates
2016-04-29 16:45:22 (54 minutes ago) 
For anyone who works with dogs, this has been a good week. A study by Dr Stanley Coren, a canine expert and professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia, confirmed what we professionals have been saying for a while: those smothering hugs your dog "loves"? Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but he/she actually hates them, because it stops them being able to run away.
 
The Wall Street Journal: U.S. calls out Asia’s leading exporters, Germany over economic policies
2016-04-29 16:44:36 (55 minutes ago) 
The Obama administration delivers a shot across the bow to Asia’s leading exporters and Germany for their economic policies and warns that a number of major economies around the globe could face intense pressure to engage in currency interventions to counter slow growth.
 
The most venomous animals on earth, ranked (pictures) - CNET
2016-04-29 16:44:08 (55 minutes ago) 
From shrews to the platypus, there are lots of venomous critters out there...but No. 1 might surprise you.
 
Samsung cooks up some crazy prototye gadgets like VR camera necklaces, helmet speakers - CNET
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