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German Election 2017 Info

Angela Merkel 46.1%

46.1

Martin Schulz 23.6%

23.6

News Stream (Washington times)
Washington times 670

Positive25.97%

25.97

Negative35.22%

35.22

Neutral25.67%

25.67

West Virginia couple sentenced to life in 3-year-old's death

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia couple has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in the death of the woman's 3-year-old son. Media outlets report a Cabell County Circuit Court jury found 24-year-old Mariya Ajena Jones and 33-year-old Aaron Brendon Miles guilty Thursday of second-d...

  


Global privacy management software firm expanding in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) - A global privacy management software company will create 500 jobs over the next few years and invest $5 million in an expansion of its facility in Georgia's Fulton County. Gov. Nathan Deal said Thursday that OneTrust, by reinvesting in Georgia's strategic resources and talent pool, wi...

  


Health care company owner sentenced

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The owner of a New Orleans health care company has been sentenced to 80 months in prison for Medicare fraud. Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans says 52-year-old Lisa Crinel and Abide Home Care Services Inc., were sentenced Thursday for their roles in about $30 million ......

  


Albuquerque set to unveil statue of late boxer Johnny Tapia

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The hometown of the late boxer Johnny Tapia is set to honor the former champion with a statue at a community center that will also bare his name. The city of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, and Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department are scheduled Saturday to unveil the statu...

  


Woman accused of stealing nearly $500K

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Shreveport bookkeeper has been arrested for stealing nearly a half million dollars from her employer. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says 55-year-old Laurie Johnson was arrested Thursday on a theft charge. She's being held at the Caddo Correctional Center. Jail records di...

  


Louisiana: State red snapper season possible

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana officials say a state red snapper season is possible for anglers, because Louisiana anglers caught less than the state's self-imposed limit of just over 1 million pounds (453,592 kilograms) by Sept. 4. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says surveys show Louis...

  


New Mexico State University to open new innovation lab

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State University has teamed with White Sands Missile Range to create a new lab aimed at sparking interesting among students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The Test and Evaluation Collaboration Hub - or TECH for short - will open ......

  


2-year-old girl shot with BB gun by another toddler

STUART, Fla. (AP) - A 2-year-old girl was hospitalized after another toddler shot her in the head with a BB gun at a Florida home. Treasure Coast Newspapers reports the shooting occurred Wednesday morning. The Martin County Sheriff's Office says the girl's 2-year-old brother found the air rifle, lo...

  


Official: Chemical at construction site sent rocks flying

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - An unapproved chemical used at a New Jersey construction site resulted in traffic jams and rocks and dust flying into the air from multiple outbursts. A construction site in Jersey City was shut down on Thursday due to complaints. Workers poured a chemical into drilled ......

  


New Mexico panel seeks solutions for curbing crime wave

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A group of New Mexico lawmakers is scheduled to hold another meeting as they search for legislative solutions to reforming the state's beleaguered criminal justice system and curbing crime in one of its most populated areas. The bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform subcommitte...

  


5 things to know about N. Korean leader's rebuke of Trump

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - On the surface it seems like more of the same: North Korea responds to another threat by U.S. President Donald Trump by calling him a "deranged" old man who will "pay dearly" for his insults. These words, however, carry the weight of an unprecedented personal ......

  


Matthew McConaughey, Lincoln film ad in Washington state

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Famous actor Matthew McConaughey was spotted filming a Lincoln car commercial in Washington state. The News Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2xzkPeb ) that McConaughey was in the city of Roy on Thursday. Roy resident Katy Burkett, who owns property near the film site, says she saw...

  


Washington lawmaker announces Congressional bid

SEATTLE (AP) - Republican state Sen. Dino Rossi has announced he'll run for Congress in the 8th District to replace Dave Reichert, who is retiring. The Washington State Republican Party said in a news release that Rossi made the announcement during the party's annual dinner Thursday. Rossi, who was ...

  


Pence making tax reform case in Indiana with eye on Donnelly

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence will make the Republican case for a federal tax code overhaul during a speech Friday in his home state of Indiana. His choice of venue, the struggling former General Motors town of Anderson, is no coincidence. Rather, it's the continuation of a campaign ...

  


Stone relics in Kansas gain popularity

VOLLAND, Kan. (AP) - The back roads of the Flint Hills hold a certain charm. The tires of a lone vehicle crunch the chert gravel on the unpaved roads. Sunflowers fill ditches and blue stem prairie grasses dance in the wind. Then there are the ruins - stone fences leading ......

  


Kansas student with spina bifida scores touchdown

COLWATER, Kan. (AP) - There is a tradition in the high school football program at South Central, a co-op between the towns of Protection and Coldwater in southwestern Kansas - every senior on the team receives a chance to score a touchdown in a game. South Central senior Zach Jellison ......

  


Family seeks visa to move from Turkey to Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - "What did we do wrong?" The unanswerable question laid heavy on Topekan Nataliya Miller's heart when it was asked by her granddaughter, Djannat Voskoboyeva, 9. The little girl, along with her three sisters, her mother, Anna Voskoboyeva, and her father, Rodion Khodnya, live in Ist...

  


St. Louis craft brewing company to launch non-alcoholic beer

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Wellbeing Brewing Co., a newcomer to the St. Louis craft beer scene, is seeking to set itself apart from competitors by leaving out what some consider an essential component of beer: alcohol. Launching this fall, Wellbeing is starting out with two beers: Heavenly Body NA Golden ......

  


Missouri man, 80, marks 65 years with symphony orchestra

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - The high point of Tommy Zongker's life - and he did not seem to be entirely jesting when he said this - was last year, when he bought a sport utility vehicle. It was the first car he'd owned with a large rear door. After nearly ......

  


Missouri school districts hope to cut cost with shorter week

EVERTON, Mo. (AP) - The Everton School District, set in a sea of farmland in southeastern Dade County, is on the rise. In 2012, the district's Annual Performance Report from the state bottomed out at 60 percent, putting it in danger of losing accreditation. The report is a combination of ......

  


McAuliffe hires private consultant to try to lure Amazon

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he's hired a private consultant to help in trying to get Amazon to build its second headquarters in the state. The Virginian-Pilot reported Wednesday that Richmond, northern Virginia and Hampton Roads will craft pitches to the company. The state...

  


Ohio authorities investigating reported dog attack of infant

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) - Ohio authorities are investigating a reported dog attack that killed a 1-month-old boy. The Dispatch reports 25-year-old Teddy Hagans called 911 around 6 a.m. Wednesday to report that his dog had mauled the infant inside his bassinet. Emergency medical crews pronounced the ...

  


Review: iTunes video upgrade makes the new Apple TV worth it

NEW YORK (AP) - It might seem odd to review the new Apple TV streaming device - one specifically designed to display super-sharp video known as 4K - without actually owning a 4K TV. But in a way, that's the point. Most people still don't have 4K TVs, so the ......

  


Leader of violent upstate NY gang convicted in federal court

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - The leader of a violent drug gang operating in a Hudson Valley city has been convicted of attempted murder and other federal charges. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports (http://bit.ly/2hjlCd0 ) that the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York say...

  


Man charged in shooting death of off-duty police officer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A man has been charged in the killing of an off-duty police officer at a restaurant in Kansas City's Westport bar and entertainment district. The Kansas City Star reports that 22-year-old Sean Steward, of Kansas City, was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree mur...

  


2 dead, 1 wounded in Alabama shootings that involved police

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Police say two people are dead and a third person wounded in north Alabama after shootings that involved police. Huntsville police Lt. Stacy Bates says officers were responding to reports of a shooting on the city's northwest side Wednesday night when they encountered a man w...

  


2 hurt when Connecticut mobile home explodes

CLINTON, Conn. (AP) - Two people had to be pulled from the burning wreckage of a mobile home that exploded in Connecticut. Police in the town of Clinton received multiple calls about an explosion at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday, followed by calls about a mobile home on fire at the ......

  


Jose threatens rip currents, flooding off New Jersey coast

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Jose is swirling east of New Jersey, but forecasters are warning of rip currents and coastal flooding. The National Weather Service on Thursday said there's a high risk of rip currents off Monmouth County and a chance for coastal flooding in the northern part of ......

  


Teenager found shot to death at apartment building

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - A teenager has been found shot to death at an apartment building in Florida. Miramar police spokeswoman Tania Rues says 17-year-old Kumasi Kareem was found lying face down on the ground early Wednesday. News outlets report paramedics arrived and pronounced Kareem dead at the sce...

  


Michigan official charged in Flint water case faces hearing

FLINT, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan official blamed for the death of a man who had Legionnaires' disease faces a key hearing to determine whether he will face trial for involuntary manslaughter. Nick Lyon is head of the Department of Health and Human Services. He's accused of failing to alert ......

  


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