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Virginia remains identified as those of missing college student

Friday, 24 October 2014 18:28
By Ian Simpson (Reuters) - Human remains found in Virginia were identified on Friday as those of missing university student Hannah Graham, and prosecutors are focusing on more charges against the suspect in her disappearance, authorities said. Graham, a University of Virginia sophomore, was last seen on Sept. 13 in Charlottesville, site of the university. Searchers discovered the remains on Oct. 18 on abandoned property near the town, and Jesse Matthew Jr.
Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton sing each other's praises
Friday, 24 October 2014 17:30
October 24, 2014, 5:50 PM|Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had nothing but kind words for each other at a rally for Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley.
U.S. judge blocks New Jersey sports betting law
Friday, 24 October 2014 17:30
By Steve Ginsburg and David Ingram (Reuters) - A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order on Friday blocking a New Jersey law that would have allowed legal betting on sporting events. U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp gave the order orally in court and planned to issue a written order later in the day, according to his chambers. The National Football League and other sports leagues sued on Monday in an attempt to block the…
Obama meets Ebola survivor Nina Pham at White House
Friday, 24 October 2014 17:28
A bear hug is worth a thousand words? President Barack Obama embraced Ebola survivor Nina Pham in the Oval Office on Friday, shortly after the 26-year-old Dallas nurse was discharged from the National Institutes of Health. The White House photo op came as the Obama administration struggled to reassure jittery Americans that they should trust medical and scientific authorities and that the deadly disease does not threaten them. In a show of faith in the…
Probe: Athletes took fake classes at University of North Carolina
Friday, 24 October 2014 17:27
By Marti Maguire RALEIGH N.C. (Reuters) - More than 3,000 students at the University of North Carolina received credit for fake classes over an 18-year period as part of a program that allowed many of them to remain eligible to play sports, according to a report released on Wednesday. The investigation by former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein is the latest of several attempts to unravel allegations of academic fraud involving student-athletes at a university known…
Remains belong to missing Virginia student
Friday, 24 October 2014 17:26
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search that left the campus and community on edge. University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham, 18, disappeared Sept. 13 after a night out with friends. Her remains were found Oct. 18 about 12 miles from campus, in a heavily wooded area of Albemarle County…
Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren team up
Friday, 24 October 2014 16:29
Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren could be vying against each other for the Democratic presidential nomination (or so some would like to believe), but the two politicians had only kind words for one another on Friday at a rally in Massachusetts for embattled gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley. Warren kept her remarks about Clinton short. "I am happy to welcome Secretary Clinton back to the Commonwealth," using the majority of her time on stage praising Coakley…
Republicans take aim at U.S. Ebola response after fourth case emerges
Friday, 24 October 2014 16:29
By David Morgan and Toni Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's response to Ebola ran into fresh criticism from Republicans in Congress on Friday, as the emergence of a fourth U.S. case in New York City heightened public anxiety about the potential spread of the virus. Darrell Issa, the California Republican who chairs the House Oversight Committee, blasted what he described as a "bumbling" administration response characterized by missteps and ill-considered procedures to protect…
2 dead in Washington state school shooting
Friday, 24 October 2014 16:25
Jelly and Twitter Co-Founder, Biz Stone: Yahoo Tech Mix Yahoo Tech Editor David Pogue, hosts Yahoo Tech Mix, a series of engaging conversations with tech innovators at South By Southwest (2014) in Austin, Texas. Livestreaming from Brazos Hall, David will discuss the business and future of tech.
Student opens fire at Washington state high school, now dead: police
Friday, 24 October 2014 15:23
Jelly and Twitter Co-Founder, Biz Stone: Yahoo Tech Mix Yahoo Tech Editor David Pogue, hosts Yahoo Tech Mix, a series of engaging conversations with tech innovators at South By Southwest (2014) in Austin, Texas. Livestreaming from Brazos Hall, David will discuss the business and future of tech.

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