Friday, February 14, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Amber Alert, CPR app and ambassador nominee gaffes

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 8:49 AM

AROUND HERE

At the recommendation of prosecutors and defense attorneys, the sentence for an 11-year-old who police say plotted to kill a classmate has been reduced. (SR)

Everett police has issued an Amber Alert for a 31-year-old woman and her newborn. (Photos at the link.) (KXLY)

Ahead of another election, some in North Idaho's Republican-vs-Republican political divide say healing is needed. (CdA Press)

The Spokane and Spokane Valley fire departments will soon begin using an app that will notify citizens with CPR training when someone is having a heart attack in a public place nearby. (SR)

ELSEWHERE

Three people are dead and others are evacuating after a volcanic eruption in Indonesia. It turns out the nation has a lot of volcanic eruptions, including one just a couple weeks ago. (NPR/BBC)

A federal judge last night ruled Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. (NYT)

President Obama's ambassador nominees have been doing, well, not great. (WaPo)

HOW GOOGLE MADE ITS DOODLE

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Today's (Valentine's Day-themed) Google Doodle is adorable. Here's an explanation of how they made it.



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