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1 hr ago | New Jersey Herald

NY man charged in 1990s murders of 2 prostitutes

The arrest of a suspect in the killings of two prostitutes in the mid-1990s is not believed connected to the unsolved homicides of 10 people, including sex workers, whose bodies have turned up near a beach highway in recent years, authorities said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, Manorville, NY, East Patchogue, NY

5 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Correction: Obit-Thomas Berger story

He fought with the Cheyenne. NEW YORK - Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Berger's literary agent, Cristina Concepcion, said Monday that he died in Nyack Hospital on July 13, ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Little Big Man, Western, War Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, University of Cincinnati, Columbia University

6 hrs ago | CBC News

U.S. airlines cancel flights to Israel, citing rocket fire near airport

Delta Air Lines on Tuesday cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Delta Galil Industries, Apparel, Palestinian Territories, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Mercedes scouts brand ambassadors through LinkedIn

In this Wednesday, May 25, 2011 photo, a computer shows a LinkedIn graphic at a social media workshop at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minn.


Related Topix: Social Software, LinkedIn, Startups, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Native Advertising

14 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

Detroit retirees back pension cuts by a landslide

Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles... Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity ... (more)


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Epidemic, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Conor Oberst dismisses libel lawsuit against woman who accused him of sexual assault

The Bright Eyes singer's attorney filed the notice of voluntary dismissal Friday in New York federal court.


The Advocate

Associated Press file photo by The Houston Chronicle, Nick de la...

Associated Press file photo by The Houston Chronicle, Nick de la Torre -- R. Allen Stanford, center, leaves the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse, in March 2012, in Houston.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Bernie Madoff

Journal Gazette

Train with plane crash bodies leaves rebel town

HRABOVE, Ukraine A refrigerated train bearing the bodies of many of the 298 people killed in the Malaysia Airlines plane disaster pulled away Monday afternoon from a rebel-held town in eastern Ukraine.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Palestinian-American talks about Mideast beating

In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Tariq Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian-American teen detained by Israeli authorities while visiting the Middle East, said Sunday he had been beaten after his cousin was abducted and killed.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

The Washington Post

UN to vote on crash resolution; Russia has doubts

Russian U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin speaks to the media during an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the worsening situation in Gaza at United Nations headquarters, Sunday, July 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Air Accidents

Outrage grows over Staten Island man's death after reportedly being put in chokehold by NYPD

Emerald Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, mourns at the site of her father's death Saturday following a service held in his name at the Mount Sinai Center for Community Enrichment in the Staten Island borough of New York.


Related Topix: New York, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

'Modified duty' for medics after fatal NYC arrest

By TAMI ABDOLLAH and SARAH RANKIN Associated Press Two Americans who were soldiers for the Israel Defense Force were killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip.


Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Stockton, CA

The China Post

Officer in fatal NY arrest stripped of gun, badge amid protest march

A New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty, police said.


Related Topix: New York, NY, Michael Bloomberh

Brandon Sun

Mother's appeal sums up nation's anguish at failure to get bodies of Ukraine victims home

This undated photo provided by Silene Fredriksz-Hoogzand on Sunday, July 20, 2014, shows Bryce Fredriksz, right, and his girlfriend Daisy Oehlers.


Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia,

Hometown Life

Is Dearborn ice cream man a war criminal? Witnesses say yes

Steve Hindy, co-founder and president of Brooklyn Brewery, stands in a conference room on July 10 at the brewery in Brooklyn, New York.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News,

The Lebanon Daily News

Plane crash bodies put on train for rebel city

Emergency workers carry the body of a victim at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, July 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Air Accidents, World News, Ukraine, Moriches, NY


Remember when

If you have ever traveled to Hampton Beach during the summer, you know getting to your desired location to plant your toes in the sand isn't always easy.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

O-R Online

Teena s death puts focus on caffeine powder dangers

This Jan. 16 photo shows Keystone High School wrestler Logan Stiner during a match in Sheffield Village, Ohio.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, University of Toledo, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Drugs

O-R Online

For Obama, foreign crises grow more challenging

This March 11 photo shows Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, speaking to reporters after an all-member classified briefing on Ukraine on Capitol Hill in Washington.


Related Topix: Royce Value Trust, Financial Services, Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Redwood Times

Correction: Switzerland-Obit-Winter story

In a story July 17 about the death of Texas blues legend Johnny Winter, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Winter's last performance was on July 12 at the Lovely Days Festival in Wiesen, Austria.


Related Topix: Blues, Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters, Tracy Nelson, Mother Earth, Acid-Jazz


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