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Minnesota suffers third bird flu infection in commercial poultry

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Saturday confirmed the third infection of a virulent strain of avian flu in a commercial poultry flock in Minnesota. A case of H5N2 flu was found in a flock of 39,000 turkeys in Stearns County, Minn., which is northwest of Minneapolis, according to a notice from USDA. Show More Summary

Cadaver dogs search for two people still missing after New York blast

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rescue crews with cadaver dogs clawed through smoldering rubble on Saturday in the search for two people still unaccounted for two days after an explosion destroyed three buildings in Manhattan, a spokesman for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Show More Summary

Egypt president says Yemen intervention was 'unevitable'

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's president says the military intervention by a 10-nation coalition led by Saudi Arabia was "inevitable" after meddling there by a foreign power — a thinly veiled reference to Iran.

Report: Alps crash pilot told ex 'everyone will know my name'

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

German prosecutors cite "medical documents that suggest an existing illness and appropriate medical treatment."

Ferguson grand jury wanted to make public statement, documents reveal

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A week before the Ferguson grand jury chose not to charge police Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, it was denied a request to make a public statement about the controversial case, court documents filed Friday reveal.

Student group that revealed racist SAE video causes change at Oklahoma

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

At a press conference announcing the findings of an investigation into a racist chant that prompted the shuttering of Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s Oklahoma University chapter and the expulsion of two fraternity members, OU President David Boren saluted the student activists of Unheard, who first brought the now widely viewed SAE video to light.

Boston police officer shot and critically wounded

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - A Boston police officer was shot in the face and critically wounded on Friday during a traffic stop, and other officers killed the suspected gunman, police said. Police Commissioner William Evans told a news conference the suspect came out of a car during a traffic stop and shot the officer under the right eye. Show More Summary

Prosecutors: Evidence Germanwings co-pilot hid illness

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Police have searched the homes of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in two cities.

Jury clears Kleiner of gender bias in Silicon Valley case

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Sarah McBride and Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A California jury on Friday cleared venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers of gender discrimination claims brought against it by a woman former partner in a trial that transfixed Silicon Valley. Show More Summary

Photos: Building collapse in New York City's East Village

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Orange flames and black smoke are billowing from the facade and roof of the building near several New York University buildings. (AP Photo/Suzanne Mitchell)

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Italy's highest court rules in favor of the American and her ex-boyfriend.

Two new accusers say Bill Cosby drugged, sexually assaulted them

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Two more women came forward on Friday accusing veteran comedian Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting them decades ago, when they were in their teens. Sunni Welles and Margie Shapiro joined the more than three dozen women who...Show More Summary

Greeks gone wild: Can schools solve the fraternity problem?

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

After at least seven fraternities have been suspended for offensive, dangerous and in some cases potentially criminal behavior this month, some schools are asking what they can do to get a handle on Greek life.

Shopping centers near Pentagon evacuated over bomb threat: local media

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The Pentagon City Shopping Plaza and the Pentagon City Mall near the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense in Arlington, Virginia, were evacuated on Friday and roads surrounding the area were closed after an anonymous bomb threat was made, the Arlington County Police Department said. Show More Summary

Police seek two people reportedly missing after New York explosion

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two people were reportedly missing on Friday in the wake of an apparent gas explosion that destroyed four New York apartment buildings and injured 19 people, police said. The blast appeared to have been gas-related, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference. Show More Summary

Co-pilot deliberately slams plane in Alps; families ask why

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

PARIS (AP) — Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine mountainside.

Explosion rocks NYC neighborhood

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The blast causes a fire and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan.

White supremacist to be arraigned in Kansas Jewish center killings

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Reuters) - A Missouri white supremacist is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday afternoon on charges that he fatally shot three people outside two Jewish centers in a Kansas City suburb last April. Frazier...Show More Summary

Senate OKs Republican balanced-budget plan, following House

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law.

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