- Fake tweets stir debate about parody, lawsuit
Associated Press, Friday - 09/19/2014 - 01:42 AM
Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.
- Early results suggest Scots reject independence
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Friday - 09/19/2014 - 01:17 AM
EDINBURGH, Scotland — Voters in Scotland turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum and early results Friday suggested they wanted to keep Scotland's 307-year union with England.
- Alec Baldwin passionate about green energy
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 09/19/2014 - 12:32 AM
Alec Baldwin says he is passionate about green energy. And he's hoping next week's United Nations climate summit brings home to Americans that the United States has fallen behind other countries in promoting wind and solar power.
- Suspects who used survivalist skills, hid in woods
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 09/18/2014 - 05:17 PM
Investigators searching for the man suspected of killing a Pennsylvania trooper in an ambush outside a barracks in the Pocono Mountains nearly a week ago describe the suspect as a self-taught survivalist who hates police. Eric Frein, 31, is believed to be hiding in dense forest punctuated by private communities, vacation homes and hunting cabins.
- Spending bill leaves out immigration courts
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 09/18/2014 - 04:24 PM
Congress' must-pass budget bill ignores the Obama administration's request to accelerate spending on immigration courts to handle the flood of unaccompanied minors at the border, although it does boost spending flexibility for Border Patrol agents and detention centers.
- Alibaba's plan: Today, China. Tomorrow, the world.
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 09/18/2014 - 11:32 AM
Amazon and eBay should watch their backs.
- APNewsBreak: Chevron meets shale drilling rules
Associated Press, Thursday - 09/18/2014 - 08:01 AM
Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, the Pittsburgh-based Center for Sustainable Shale announced Thursday.
- Braves beat Nationals 3-1 to snap 5-game skid
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Wednesday - 09/17/2014 - 10:32 PM
ATLANTA — Christian Bethancourt had a three-run single to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday night and preserve their fading playoff hopes.
- Obama praises House vote on arming Syrian rebels
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 09/17/2014 - 07:32 PM
President Barack Obama says a House vote granting authority for the U. S. military to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels is an important step toward confronting the Islamic State group.
- Sheriff: Burned armpit hair led to Idaho car crash
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 09/17/2014 - 06:49 PM
A car full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after authorities say one of the passengers lit the driver's armpit hair on fire with a lighter.
- WVU's Worley accused of battering woman
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 09/17/2014 - 05:53 PM
West Virginia University cornerback Daryl Worley has been arrested and accused of grabbing a woman around the neck and shoving her to the ground at a nightclub.
- Apple iOS 8 software bug affects health apps
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 09/17/2014 - 05:39 PM
A bug in Apple's new iOS 8 software for mobile devices is prompting the company to withhold apps that use a highly touted feature for keeping track of fitness and health data.