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20 min ago | CBC News

Despite recent tragedies, plane crashes are more survivable than ever

Flight attendants were praised for their role when Air France Flight 358, carrying more than 300 people on board, ran off the runway of Toronto's Pearson airport and burst into flames.


Related Topix: Wall Street Systems, Florida

4 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Virginia senator to announce campus sexual assault legislation

Sen. Mark R. Warner is among a bipartisan group of senators that will announce details of the bill.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner, Criminal Defense Law, Law

6 hrs ago | Fox News

Fleeing Ebola Aid groups order dozens of workers out of Africa

In this undated family photo, Patrick Sawyer is shown with his daughter Ava at their home in Coon Rapids.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Fort Worth, TX

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio - Aretha Franklin is jazzed about more than music at the Ohio State Fair: She's also looking forward to the food.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Canada,


Here is the latest New York news from The Associated Press

Corning Inc. has donated $1.8 million in high-tech components for a telescope a private group wants to launch into space.


Related Topix: Telecom, Corning, Electronics, Albany, NY, Buffalo, NY

CBS Local

2 Correction Officers Accused Of Smuggling Drugs Into Rikers Island

Two New York City correction officers were charged Tuesday with trafficking cocaine and smuggling oxycodone and contraband into the Rikers Island jail complex.


Related Topix: Drugs

David Frum Accuses NY Times and Reuters of Staging Photos of Weeping Gazans; Gets Debunked

Somewhat seems that way because on Tuesday morning, Frum took to Twitter to allege that the New York Times , Reuters, and the Associated Press all actively participated in using a "staged" photograph of bloodied Gazan men crying in a hospital following the shelling death of a man.


Related Topix: New Times, Publishing, Media

Globe and Mail

Sharknado 2: More schlock, celebs and many more sharks

Ian Ziering, as Fin Shepard, battles a shark with a giant chainsaw on a New York City street in Sharknado 2: The Second One.


Related Topix: Soap Opera, Beverly Hills, 90210, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Ian Ziering, New York

Bellingham Herald

Metropolitan Museum president announces retirement

Emily Rafferty said Tuesday she will retire at the end of March 2015. She has been president of the museum since January 2005.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Banking, Bank of New York

The Globe and Mail

Kansas refinery fire leads to $1 drop in U.S. crude oil

The fire in the isomerization unit began just after midnight and was extinguished just over an hour later, but news of the closure fuelled a $1 drop in U.S. crude oil prices because the refinery is a large consumer of benchmark West Texas Intermediate and is located near the Cushing storage hub.


Related Topix: Fire, Cushing, OK, Canada,

The San Diego Union-Tribune

NYC teen pleads guilty in crash that killed 4 pals

In this Oct. 8, 2012 file photo, a wrecked car is loaded onto a flatbed truck on the Southern State Parkway in West Hempstead, N.Y., after four people died in an early-morning accident.


Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, West Hempstead, NY, Mineola, NY

New York Daily News

Shelling adds to mounting civilian death toll in Ukraine

A pro-Russian fighter walks near to a damaged residential building, as the body of a community service worker who was killed during the shelling lays outside the doorway at right, in Donetsk.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Train Disaster

Daily Herald

Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine

Shelling in at least three cities in eastern Ukraine has hit a home for the elderly, a school and multiple homes, adding to a rapidly growing civilian death toll Tuesday.


Related Topix: Train Disaster

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press

An appeals court's decision to strike down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.


Related Topix: Virginia, US News, US Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Richmond, VA

The Globe and Mail

Pfizer beats forecasts as cancer medicine sales grow

The Pfizer logo on the exterior of a former Pfizer factory, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, on May 4, 2014.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

The Winnipeg Free Press

Artists, models take to streets of 'naked city'

JOHN MINCHILLO / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Artist Andy Golub paints a model in New York s Columbus Circle.


Related Topix: New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, Arts, Painting

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NYC paramedics stood by and did nothing while police choked man to death on the sidewalk

Four emergency medical workers who were called for a New York City man who died in policy custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold have been banned from responding to 911 calls for the time being, according to an announcement by the Fire Department of New York .


Related Topix: Richmond County, NY

Mayor de Blasio and family move into their new home, lovely Gracie Mansion

Today, July 28, 2014, Gracie Mansion is now officially the first full day that Mayor de Blasio and his family are calling Gracie Mansion home-sweet-home.


Related Topix: Michael Bloomberh

KHQ-TV Spokane

Small airplane crashed in north-central Idaho

A small, home-built airplane has crashed in the Clearwater National Forest near the Idaho-Montana border, killing the pilot.


Related Topix: Montana, Whitefish, MT, Helena, MT, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

KHQ-TV Spokane

Fugitive profiled on CNN's 'The Hunt' killed in NYC shootout

Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded.


Related Topix: Zillow, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire


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