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8 min ago | The Times

Joby Ogwyn's jump off Everest canceled

After a deadly avalanche Friday on Mount Everest that left at least 13 dead and three missing, Discovery Channel is canceling its live Mount Everest jump broadcast, scheduled for May 11. The network released a statement Sunday saying, "In light of the overwhelming tragedy at Mt Everest and respect for the families of the fallen, Discovery Channel ... (more)


Related Topix: Avalanche

4 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

In this June 21, 2013 file photo, Nike Shox running shoes are displayed in Tampa, Fla.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Tampa, FL, iPod, Mattel, Toys

8 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Turner case tests bounds of 'citizen legislature'

The House Ethics Committee is tasked with deciding whether Turner, a Cicero Republican, violated ethics rules when he lobbied against a proposed ban on the construction of new nursing homes during the final days of the 2014 session.


Related Topix: Indiana, Indiana Government

13 hrs ago | KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Dealer wanted in US for art fraud nabbed in Spain

By HAROLD HECKLE Associated Press MADRID - A Spanish businessman suspected of having dealt in millions of dollars of fake art has been arrested during Easter festivities in southern Spain, officials said Sunday.


Related Topix: New York

17 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Aereo TV Ceo Speaks as Case Goes to Scotus

The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court this week.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Digital Video Recorders, Electronics

21 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Mortgage lenders feeling big drop in business with end of refi boom

Nationwide, lenders made $226 billion worth of mortgages in the first quarter, down 57% from the same period a year ago, when borrowers were lining up to refinance their home mortgages at ultra-low interest rates, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Quicken Loans, Banking, FLAG Financial, Financial Services

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Rig Count

The rig count includes the number of active drilling rigs in Victoria, Goliad, Gonzales, Calhoun, Jackson, Bee, Refugio, DeWitt, Lavaca, Wharton, Karnes and Matagorda counties.


Related Topix: Goliad, TX, Refugio, TX

Anti-rape video, 'most intriguing' political figures, Michael Bloomberg brings gun control: Top headlines in Oregon politics

Rep. Steve Israel criticized GOP members who opposed a bipartisan immigration bill during a CNN "State of the Union" appearance.


Related Topix: Oregon, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Michael Bloomberh, Immigration Reform, Marijuana

The Daily Star

Stephen Spinella on hair, bombs and his new play

This image released by Polk & Co., shows Estelle Parsons, right, and Stephen Spinella during a performance of "The Velocity of Autumn," at the Booth Theatre in New York.


Related Topix: Our Town, Family, Drama Movies, Stephen Spinella, Celebrities, Paul Newman, Indie, Entertainment, Drama, Television

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Associated Press Sacramento Daybook

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

The Globe and Mail

GM could benefit from an ignition-switch victims fund

This April 1, 2014 photo shows the ignition switch of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in Alexandria, Va.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

By KEN THOMAS Associated Press WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton's publisher says her upcoming book on her role as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be called "Hard Choices."


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama


Cyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August

In this Saturday, April 5, 2014 file photo, singer Miley Cyrus performs at the Barclays Center in New York.


Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Uniondale, NY, Entertainment

JD Journal

Subpoenas Issued to High-Speed Trading Firms by NY Attorney General

An official close to the investigation said, the New York Attorney General's Office has issued subpoenas to six firms and sent a letter to another for details about split-second stock trading and any unfair advantages.


Related Topix: Computers


Dutch Man Charged With Cyberbullying Amanda Todd

Amanda Todd's cyberbully has reportedly been found. A 35-year-old Dutch man who was arrested in January for indecent assault and child pornography is now suspected of having been the man who tormented Todd, who committed suicide at 15 years old in 2012.


Related Topix: Suicide

Northern Michigan News

Judge to interview experts in Detroit bankruptcy

A former New York lieutenant governor is among the candidates to be interviewed as a possible expert in the Detroit bankruptcy case.


The San Diego Union-Tribune

Views differ of imam accused in terror case

In this March 28, 2003 file photo, radical Muslim cleric Mustafa Kamel Mustafa prays in a street outside his Mosque in north London.


Related Topix: Bly, OR, Terrorism

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Paid family leave hits a snag in states

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand helps Ethan, left, and Alison Acton, center, with their puzzles during a news conference on Feb. 18. 2014, in Plattsburgh, N.Y. / Associated Press California became the first state to embrace government-backed paid family and medical leave more than a decade ago.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, California, California Government

Greenwich Citizen

Aereo CEO speaks on future of company, industry

In this Wednesday, March 26, 2014 photo, Chet Kanojia, the founder and CEO of Aereo, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in New York.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

WLNE-TV Providence

NYC to change maligned Sandy rebuilding program

Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay... A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States sharply questioned ... (more)


Related Topix: Colorado, Prison


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