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Not So Flush: Leaky Toilet Owner Handed $3,000 Fine

The man, who was not identified, was able to avoid the hefty penalty by deciding to attend “water school.”






Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 7:16 am

Arrest After Kidnap Attempt, Shooting, Police Chase

Police in California have a man in custody they believe was involved in an attempted abduction and shooting at a gym in the Los Angeles area.






Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 4:46 am

Arrest After Kidnap Try, Shooting, Police Chase

Police in California have a man in custody they believe was involved in an attempted abduction and shooting at a gym in the Los Angeles area.






Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 4:46 am

Cop Killing Suspect Shot, Wounded After All-Day Manhunt

St. Paul, Minn., police wounded a man wanted in the shooting death of a police officer, who was slain earlier in the day during a traffic stop.

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 3:58 am

Suspect in Officer’s Murder Shot, Ending Manhunt

St. Paul, Minn., police wounded a man wanted in the shooting death of a police officer, who was slain earlier in the day during a traffic stop.






Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 3:58 am

Firefighters Free Dog Stuck in a Wall

Firefighters in Arizona help a pup that was stuck in a wall after what his owner calls a escape attempt.






Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 3:41 am

Bank of America Hit With $1.3 Billion Penalty

The company said it was exploring an appeal, saying it bought the Countrywide division after the fraud ended.






Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 3:30 am


Star Tribune - United States

Facebook’s Internet.org expands in Zambia with app offering basic Internet services

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 7:10 am

What’s in $16.3 billion bill to overhaul Veterans Affairs Department

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:50 am

Pipe break that flooded UCLA campus, including basketball mecca, shows risk of aging systems

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:20 am

Firefighters stop run by Yosemite fire, keep it far from reaching grove of giant sequoias

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:20 am

Immigration courts speed up hearings for children caught at the US border

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:20 am

Wisconsin domestic abuse shelter renamed for counselor killed by boyfriend in 2013

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:00 am

Archbishop in Minnesota says he doesn’t think he mismanaged sex abuse scandal, won’t resign

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 5:30 am

US News and World Report - United States

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France 24 - France

Video: Inside Hamas ‘terror’ tunnels in Gaza

It is one of Israel’s stated objectives in its current operation in the Gaza strip: destroying the network of tunnels used by Hamas militants to cross the border into Israeli territory and carry out attacks on civilians and soldiers.

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:09 am

Scores feared dead in India landslide

The death toll from a major landslide triggered by monsoon rains in western India is expected to exceed 140, a local health official reported Wednesday.

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 5:10 am

Russia defiant as US, EU unveil ‘phase three’ sanctions

Russia remained defiant Wednesday faced with the threat of tougher Western sanctions over the separatist insurgency in east Ukraine, warning that the measures would end up hurting the United States and the European Union as much as they do Russia.

Posted on 30 July 2014 @ 5:20 pm

The Examiner - United States

Practical Projects for Self-Sufficiency REVIEW

Those of us wanting to practice self-sufficiency, to grow our own food, and generally live a low-tech lifestyle, will find Practical Projects for Self-Sufficiency a good guidebook. This is a book that's not only…

Cover of Practical Projects for Self Sufficiency

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:37 am

Copa MX: Atlas responds for ‘majors,’ Ascenso MX shines

Atlas FC and Dorados de Sinaloa had a “goalfest” at the Jalisco Stadium during their initial game of the Copa MX on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The Guadalajara based team defeated Dorados 4-2 in a game…

Goalfest in Guadalajara

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:14 am

Sound Spot speaker packs a little wallop

We’ve been meaning to write about Soundfreaq for quite a while now—but we got sidetracked in equipment, moving, and life. Sound Spot from Soundfreaq is an additional speaker that puts volume to other technological appliances like…

Sound Spot from Soundfreaq

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:13 am

Kevin Love hoping to join LeBron James with Cleveland Cavaliers

The Minnesota Timberwolves are going to trade their best player Kevin Love. It is not a case of it, but a case of when they will send their superstar power forward on the way. ESPN reported on Thursday that the…

NBA: Kevin Love hoping to join LeBron James with Cleveland Cavaliers

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:09 am

The U. S. Colored Troops and the Battle of the Crater

The U.S. Colored Troops were trained to lead the attack and come up behind the Confederate lines following the explosion of July 30 at the Crater in Petersburg. They were excited for the opportunity to prove themselves.But…

U. S. Colored Troops

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:01 am

How to Get Along (So you can get what you want)

This is the fourth in the series of Critical Skills high schoolers should hone to succeed at USNA–and life. We’ve covered:How to Problem Solve (Critical Skill #1)How to Manage Your Time (Critical Skill #2…

thinking

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:01 am

I lost my career of 35 years, now what?

I lost my career of 35 years as a over-the-road truck driver, due to severe health issues. I spent the majority of those years away from home. Now I have the new title of stay at home dad…

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 6:01 am


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