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LAFD inspectors accuse supervisors of cutting corners, ignoring fire hazards 28.5.2016 LA Times: Commentary

A group of senior Los Angeles Fire Department inspectors says the agency has put the public at risk by cutting corners in a frantic effort to clear a backlog of thousands of large buildings overdue for safety reviews.

In interviews with The Times, the inspectors said their superiors have hurriedly...

Kate Steinle's family files federal lawsuit blaming government for Bay Area slaying 28.5.2016 LA Times: Commentary

The family of a woman allegedly killed by a Mexican immigrant deported five times from the U.S. has filed a federal lawsuit against San Francisco County’s former sheriff, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the federal Bureau of Land Management.

The July 1, 2015, shooting of Kate Steinle,...

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One dead, four injured in Utah crash 28.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
One person is dead and six people went to the hospital after a Friday afternoon crash on U.S. Highway 40 in Uintah County, according to a new release from the Utah Highway Patrol. At about 1:50 p.m., a car was heading west near mile marker 138 — about seven miles west of Vernal — when it struck another car that was stopped in the westbound lane, attempting to turn left onto McCoy Flats Road, the UHP said. The first car, driven by Roosevelt resident Shirley Shiner, 69, pushed the second car, carr... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
Center fielder Leonys Martin placed on disabled list; M’s call up Stefen Romero 28.5.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

Leonys Martin was replaced on the roster by outfielder/first baseman Stefen Romero, who was recalled from Class AAA Tacoma.
It’s time to shut down the special panel on fetal tissue research 28.5.2016 Washington Post: Editorials
From the start, it has been driven by ideology, not a desire for the truth.
Gulf Air says Manila-Manama flight hits severe turbulence 28.5.2016 Washington Post: World
Bahrain’s state carrier Gulf Air says severe turbulence on a flight from Manila to Manama caused some crew and passengers to suffer minor injuries.
NFL Fact Checker: Roger Goodell's shell-game response to charges of NFL influence over brain-injury grants 28.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
“A congressman issued that report without even talking to any of our advisers. I don’t think that’s appropriate. I don’t think that’s the right way to do things.” — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, remarks at a news conference, May 24, 2016 The Fact Checker does not often delve into sports issues, but a colleague suggested this would be a change of pace from the 2016 presidential campaign. Besides, this issue is inherently political in that it involves congressional staff accusing the NFL of i...
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Broken tree top fatally struck South Carolina woman on Sundance zip line 28.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
A South Carolina woman who suffered fatal injuries while riding the zip line at Sundance Mountain Resort hit into “a broken tree,” Utah County officials said in a news release. Lisa Lambe, a 55-year-old woman from Hilton Head, S.C., and her husband were riding separate lines at Sundance on May 20 at about 5:30 p.m. when the top portion of a tree, about two or three inches in diameter, struck Lambe on the right side of her body, Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said. The woman was treated at the sce...
One dead, at least four injured in Utah crash 28.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
One person is dead and at least four people were in the hospital after a Friday afternoon crash on U.S. Highway 40 in Uintah County, according to a new release from the Utah Highway Patrol. At about 1:50 p.m., a vehicle was heading west near mile marker 138 — about seven miles west of Vernal — when it struck a vehicle that was stopped in the westbound lane attempting to turn left onto McCoy Flats Road, the UHP said. The first vehicle pushed the second vehicle into oncoming traffic in the eastbou...
Cellphone radiation study raises concerns 28.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males and raised long-dormant concerns about the safety of spending so much time with cellphones glued to our ears. But the study had enough strange findings that it has caused other federal scientists to highlight flaws in the research, and experts said these findings and those from other studies continue to suggest the potential risk from cellphone rad...
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Venezuelan boy’s death sparks anger over health care crisis 28.5.2016 Washington Post: World
Venezuelans are expressing dismay over the death of an 8-year-old boy with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma who had become a symbol of the crisis-wracked nation’s collapsed health care system.
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State bridge worker pulled from Hood Canal identified 28.5.2016 AP Washington
SHINE, Wash. (AP) -- Authorities have identified a state transportation worker who died after his pickup truck apparently breached a railing and went into the water off Hood Canal Bridge....
3-year-old killed in Tacoma fire died of smoke inhalation 28.5.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office reported on the death of Nehemiah Bonds, the boy killed Wednesday in a Tacoma duplex fire that also injured his mother, Shanika Bonds.
Hiroshima, Nagasaki surviors recount atomic-bomb horrors 28.5.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

Several survivors share their stories and thoughts about President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima.
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Heimlich, 96, saves choking woman 28.5.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Dr. Henry Heimlich reached his arms around the gagging woman's body and did what he does best: grasped his left fist in his right hand and thrusted quickly and upward.
ICE sued over shooting death in S.F. 28.5.2016 CNN: Top Stories
The fatal shooting of Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier last summer -- allegedly at the hands of an undocumented immigrant deported five times from the United States -- became a focal point of an angry national debate over illegal immigration.
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Girl hit by SUV in Sheridan dies at Denver hospital 28.5.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Girl, 11, hit by SUV in Sheridan dies at Denver Hospital.
Driving while high bills die in California Legislature 28.5.2016 LA Times: Commentary
California politics updates: Bills in Sacramento face a big live-or-die moment, business groups play both sides in Assembly race May 27, 2016, 2:26 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: Lawmakers in Sacramento...
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Cellphone radiation study raises concerns despite low risk 28.5.2016 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males and raised long-dormant concerns about the safety of spending so much time with cellphones glued to our ears....
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Long-Acting Opioid Treatment Could Be Available In A Month 28.5.2016 NPR: All Things Considered
The FDA has approved the Probuphine implant for medication-assisted therapy for opioid addiction. It lasts for six months, compared to daily pills. But it also will be more expensive.
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