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Ex-student accused of rape says he lied about sex

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 6:15am
Speaking in a calm and assured tone, the graduate of a prestigious New England prep school on trial for rape testified Wednesday that he put on a condom but didn't have sex with a female fellow student because it "didn't feel like the right move."








Categories: National News

Fraternity suspended for banners

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 6:14am









Categories: National News

Frozen green beans recalled over listeria scare

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 6:12am
General Mills is recalling a "limited quantity" of frozen green beans after a package of them tested positive for listeria.








Categories: National News

Tropical storm heads into Caribbean

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 6:12am









Categories: National News

Killer's 23-page rant is filled with rage and praise

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 6:06am
Bryce Williams voiced a host of anger-laced grievances, as well as some praise, in a disjointed 23-page document authorities say he wrote and faxed after shooting two WDBJ-TV journalists live on air Wednesday -- killings that he attempted to explain.








Categories: National News

Global markets rebound as panic eases

Business News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 4:50am
Global markets traded higher on Thursday as investors cheered a strong close on Wall Street and supportive comments from central bankers.








MSNBC bumps Al Sharpton to Sunday morning

Business News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 9:37pm
In the latest sign of MSNBC's reinvention, polarizing talk show host Al Sharpton is being moved from a prime five-day-a-week show to once-a-week.








Univision says Trump showed 'complete disregard...for countless Hispanics'

Business News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 9:37pm
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Men’s Tennis Lands Top-Talent Borges For Spring Campaign

Bulldog Beat - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 7:33pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Second-year coach Matt Roberts added another gem to his already stellar 2015-2016 recruiting class with the announcement of Portuguese standout Nuno Borges, who signed with Mississippi State on Wednesday.

Mississippi State to host FAA public meeting

MSU News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:59pm

Contact: Jim Laird

STARKVILLE, Miss.--Mississippi’s flagship research university will host a public meeting next month featuring regulators, scientists and industry representatives who are working together to integrate unmanned aircraft safely into the nation’s airspace.

Open to all, the two-hour, two-part ASSURE Center of Excellence-hosted event will take place Sept. 15 at Mississippi State, and include a discussion on opportunities to partner with the center as well as remarks by the FAA’s Southern Region Administrator Dennis Roberts.

Beginning at 11 a.m. at the Bryan Athletic Administration Building on the MSU campus, participants will discuss the agency’s new national Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems and its role in developing rules regulating commercial unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

After an extensive competitive review process, the FAA in May selected the Mississippi State-led Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence to operate the new center. (For more, see ASSUREuas.org.)

According to ASSURE’s executive director at MSU, the new center will provide the agency and industry with research to maximize the potential of commercial unmanned systems with minimal changes to the current system regulating manned aircraft.

“All of our ASSURE partners know unmanned systems and the FAA,” said USAF Maj. Gen. (Ret.) James Poss.

“The ASSURE team is uniquely positioned to take advanced research and turn it into FAA rules that work for the agency and industry,” he said.

The center of excellence meeting will continue from noon to 1 p.m., and will include a question-and-answer period. Both sessions will feature live unmanned vehicle demonstrations.

“We want to help the UAS market achieve its multi-billion dollar potential, and the best way to do that is to provide accurate information and relevant research to all of our U.S. and international stakeholders,” he said.

The September public meeting is a very important part of that process, Poss said.

Poss encourages members of the local community, media, and students, faculty and staff to attend either session or to stay for both.

For additional information about the meeting, please contact Kelly Collier at kcollier@hpc.msstate.edu or 228-688-3403.

Direct media inquiries to Harriet Laird at hlaird@opa.msstate.edu or 662-325-7460.

MSU is Mississippi’s flagship research university, available online at www.msstate.edu.

This company is trying to make life easier for employees with babies

Business News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:44pm
Consulting firm Accenture said it's expanding parental benefits to help employees ease back into work after having a child.








Facebook and Twitter suspend suspected shooter's accounts

Business News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:32pm
Facebook and Twitter suspended the accounts of the shooter in Wednesday's deaths of two Virginia TV journalists.








Media struggles with how to handle video of on-air shooting

Business News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:26pm
News sites across the country struggled with how to handle shocking video of a gunman shooting a TV reporter and cameraman live on air, with most cautiously airing at least some of the video.








Walmart to stop selling AR-15s and similar guns

Business News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:22pm
Walmart said Wednesday that it will stop selling military-style semiautomatic rifles, including AR-15s.








How common is workplace violence?

Business News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:06pm
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GM Cobalt driver has manslaughter conviction overturned

Business News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 5:29pm
A woman who spent three months in jail for involuntary manslaughter and reckless driving had her conviction overturned Wednesday after her lawyers successfully argued her accident was caused by GM's flawed ignition switch.








China contagion: How it ripples across the world

Business News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 5:17pm
Beijing has a big problem. And that's a big problem for the rest of us too.








Fed up moms create their own clothing for girls

Health - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 5:16pm









Categories: Health

Couples who share childcare are happier together

Health - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 5:15pm









Categories: Health
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