Friday, August 22, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Thief targets Valley mausoleum, ALS raises $41 million, and regulators rule on monkey selfie

Posted By on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 9:47 AM

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The Post Falls man accused of strangling his wife and her daughter to death in July pleaded not guilty to both murder charges. (S-R)

This guy was arrested for stealing $200 in jewelry from a mausoleum in Spokane Valley. (KREM)


Ugh, social media, stop trying to make the "Spokane purge" happen. (KREM)

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Ukraine has accused Russia of invading its territory after a Russian convoy of humanitarian aid trucks crossed into its eastern border. (Reuters)

The ALS Association has raised more than $41 million in donations thanks to the "Ice Bucket Challenge." (NYT)


U.S. regulators made the first major revision to copyright practices in 20 years: No one — not even this crested black macaque — can copyright an animal selfie. (WaPo)

"KOALA MIRACLE"

Here's a nice video of a firefighter and a wildlife rescuer saving a koala's life with CPR. Happy Friday! (USA Today) 

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