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  1. Homeowner Chops Down Eagles NestSat, 20 Dec 2014 02:38:53 GMT
    Washington state homeowner chops down tree containing bald eagle nest as camera rolls. KING's Dan Cassuto reports. More...
  2. It Was Them: FBI Says North Korea Was Behind Sony HackSat, 20 Dec 2014 00:31:36 GMT
    Sony took the unprecedented step on Wednesday of canceling the Christmas Day release of the film. More...
  3. Supreme Court Denies Florida Gay Marriage DelaySat, 20 Dec 2014 00:29:59 GMT
    The U.S. Supreme Court refused to grant a delay sought by officials in the Sunshine State to delay gay marriage past a Jan. 5 date set by a court. More...
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  1. Sea Shepherd 'in contempt of US court'Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:30:57 GMT
    Radical environmentalists have been found in contempt of court in the US for failing to halt their campaign to disrupt the annual Antarctic whale hunt. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ordered a lower court to determine how much the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and founder Paul Watson owe Japanese whalers. More...
  2. Feds: US Not Fully Prepared For Nuclear Terrorist AttackFri, 19 Dec 2014 22:21:13 GMT
    The federal government isn't fully prepared to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or large-scale natural catastrophe, lacking effective coordination, and in some cases is years away from ensuring adequate emergency shelter and medical treatment, congressional investigators have found. The report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office, obtained by The Associated Press before its release, found that the Federal Emergency Management Agency didn't always keep track of disaster efforts by agencies, hampering the nation's preparedness even after Superstorm Sandy in 2012. More...
  3. 5 topics for Obama's year-end news conferenceFri, 19 Dec 2014 18:06:34 GMT
    How does one end almost 54 years of hostility toward a next-door neighbor? That's about to become clear as the Obama administratio... . File- This Dec. 10, 2012, file photo shows President Barack Obama gesturing as he speaks to workers about the economy during a visit to Daimler Detroit Diesel in Redford, Mich. More...
  4. US not fully prepared for nuclear terrorist attackFri, 19 Dec 2014 13:50:49 GMT
    Colorado's top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state's historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional,... Colorado's top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state's historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying... Savvy Seattle-area real estate agents have gained an advantage by paying attention to the growing connections between China and Washington state. Savvy Seattle-area real estate agents have gained an advantage by paying attention to the growing connections between China and Washington state. More...
  5. Sony hack renews cybersecurity pushFri, 19 Dec 2014 09:47:22 GMT
    White House Economic Council Director Jeff Zients said Thursday that Congress did not act fast enough on cybersecurity legislation in the wake of news that North Korea was behind the Sony Entertainment cyberattack. "We're doing what we can within the executive authorities of the President to do what we can across the federal government -- both protect the federal government assets and to work with the private sector -- but in order to take this to the next level we need legislation," he said at a Politico breakfast. More...
  6. NY judge may toss 4 guilty pleas in inside-trade caseFri, 19 Dec 2014 05:31:32 GMT
    " A judge said Thursday he's leaning toward tossing out four guilty pleas in an insider-trading case, the latest fallout from a recent appeals court ruling criticizing prosecutors' tactics. He said he believes it's necessary to reject the pleas after the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan last week reversed two insider-trading convictions, saying defendants Anthony Chiasson and Todd Newman were too far removed from the inside information to be prosecuted. More...
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  1. Lava continues to slow, estimated to reach shopping center in rural Hawaii town in 8 daysFri, 19 Dec 2014 23:47:14 GMT
    Lava flowing in a rural Hawaii town continues to slow down and is estimated to reach a shopping center in about eight days. More...
  2. Lawyer says convicted child molester won't testify if called in case of boy missing since '79Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:45:30 GMT
    A lawyer says a convicted child molester long suspected in a 1979 missing child case plans to invoke his right against self-incrimination if he's called to testify in the murder trial of a man now charged with the crime. More...
  3. Attorneys for jailed ex-billionaire seek his release so he can provide missing info on moneyFri, 19 Dec 2014 23:32:27 GMT
    Attorneys for jailed real estate mogul Tim Blixseth have filed an emergency motion seeking to have him released. More...
  4. Man accused of making false carjacking report during police search for suspect in 6 killingsFri, 19 Dec 2014 23:30:31 GMT
    A man has been accused of making a bogus carjacking report while police were searching for someone believed to have killed six people in suburban Philadelphia. More...
  5. Oklahoma official: State has drugs for 4 executions scheduled, believes process to be 'humane'Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:01:54 GMT
    Oklahoma's prison system chief says the state has the drugs it needs to execute four inmates early next year and plans to administer the same three drugs used in a botched execution this spring. More...
  6. New York police officer suspended after video surfaces showing punches thrown at teen suspectFri, 19 Dec 2014 22:33:17 GMT
    A New York police officer seen on a smartphone video punching a teenage suspect during an arrest has been suspended. More...
  7. Kocherlakota says Fed taking 'unacceptable' risk in not worrying more about low inflationFri, 19 Dec 2014 22:32:51 GMT
    One of three Fed officials who dissented in the Fed's policy decision this week is warning that the central bank is taking an "unacceptable" risk by not paying more attention to the dangers posed by low inflation. More...
  8. Indiana Olympian Nick Goepper charged with criminal mischief in August vehicle vandalism caseFri, 19 Dec 2014 22:30:40 GMT
    An Olympic medalist from southeastern Indiana faces a charge of criminal mischief after police say he threw rocks at vehicles and caused more than $8,000 in damage. More...
  9. Bob Simpson, co-developer of Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, dies in Washington; was 102Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:16:40 GMT
    Bob Simpson, a meteorologist who co-developed the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale which estimates potential property damage, has died. More...
  10. Why is it taking so long for Colorado theater shooter James Holmes to go to trial?Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:15:35 GMT
    Defense lawyers acknowledge that James Holmes opened fire on an Aurora movie theater auditorium on July 20, 2012, killing 12 people and injuring 70. More...
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