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NYC mayor's vibrant deaf interpreter creates his own storm - Chippewa Herald
NEW YORK (AP) — They were hanging on his every word — and gesture, body movement, and definitely the facial expressions. Jonathan Lamberton, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's sign language interpreter, is getting a blizzard of attention for his ...
Now on death row, Fort Hood gunman Hasan to appear in court - Chippewa Herald
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kansas (AP) — An Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people in a shooting spree at a Texas Army base is set to appear in court. Nidal Hasan has a hearing Thursday at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where he is being held on military death row.
Most of Hawaii's coral recover from mass bleaching - Chippewa Herald
HONOLULU (AP) — Coral rely on algae for food and their survival. So when the stress of warmer-than-average ocean temperatures prompted many of Hawaii's corals to expel algae last year, many people were worried they might die. The phenomenon is called ...
Serena Williams to maintain No 1 ranking after Melbourne - Chippewa Herald
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will remain No. 1 and No. 2 in the WTA rankings, regardless of who wins the Australian Open final on Saturday. Sharapova needed to win the title combined with Williams failing to reach the ...
Fed sees strengthening economy but stays 'patient' on rates - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve's outlook for the U.S. economy is steadily brightening. Yet the Fed will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. That was the dual message the central bank sent Wednesday in a statement it issued ...
Alumni Update: Hanley contributes to streaking Blugolds - Chippewa Herald
Whatever the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team needs, Kayla Hanley is there to provide it. Much like her role during her days at Chi-Hi, Hanley has found many ways to contribute to the Blugolds, who have won all five of their games since the calendar ...
Lleyton Hewitt says next Australian Open likely his last - Chippewa Herald
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt says next year's Australian Open will likely be his last and, after he retires, he'll likely take over the country's Davis Cup captaincy. Hewitt, who turns 34 next month, was knocked out in the second round of ...
Venezuelan hedge fund manager to be sentenced in huge fraud - Chippewa Herald
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Nearly four years after he confessed to running a massive fraud scheme, a former hedge fund manager is expected to be sentenced in a Connecticut case that had its biggest fallout in Venezuela, where the state oil company had ...
Battle of the big phones: Samsung down in China, Apple gains - Chippewa Herald
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung lost the battle of the big phones last quarter as Apple's copycat large iPhone lured buyers in the crucial Chinese market. The South Korean company said Thursday its profit sank last quarter, with an improvement in its ...
Asia stocks sunk by oil plunge, Fed rate hike plan reminder - Chippewa Herald
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets sank Thursday after plunging oil prices and the Federal Reserve's reminder it is still on track to raise interest rates this year led to a dismal day on Wall Street. The release of weaker-than-expected retail sales ...
N. Korea demanded $10 billion for summit: ex-Seoul leader - Chippewa Herald
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il repeatedly pushed for summit talks with South Korea before his 2011 death but the plans failed because Pyongyang demanded $10 billion and large-scale shipments of food and fertilizer, a ...
Japan studying latest message in Mideast hostage crisis - Chippewa Herald
TOKYO (AP) — Japan was studying the latest message purportedly from the Islamic State group, which extends the deadline for Jordan's release of an Iraqi prisoner, while officials worked feverishly Thursday to try to free a Japanese journalist held by the ...
Chinese officials call attention to baby, gender imbalances - Chippewa Herald
BEIJING (AP) — An official in China's biggest city is calling on families to have more children as far fewer people than expected take advantage of a rule change that lets more households bear a second child. The Qianjiang Evening News reported this week ...
Taliban bomb kills 4, attack kills 11 in Afghanistan - Chippewa Herald
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a roadside bombing in the country's east killed four people, including a policeman, while a Taliban attack on a checkpoint the previous night left 11 dead. Spokesman Sarhadi Zwak in eastern Laghman province ...
Inquest: Sydney café hostage killed by police bullet - Chippewa Herald
SYDNEY (AP) — A hostage who died during a siege in a downtown Sydney cafe was killed when she was struck by fragments of a bullet fired from a police officer's gun as authorities stormed the cafe to end the 16-hour standoff, a lawyer told an inquest on ...