Friday, June 5, 2015

MB: A Shock-ing theft, "Mr. Global Warming" dies, "female Viagra" and Malala's shooters

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Three Spokane Shock players are under investigation for allegedly stealing some purses in Vegas. (Spokesman-Review) 

An Amtrak train was delayed after crashing into a pile of rocks near Rathdrum. (KXLY) 

Spokane's "Mr. Global Warming" dies at 88. Julian Powers had been on top of the climate change game since the 1970s, way before it was a hot topic of conversation. (Spokesman-Review)

A Tukwila police officer pepper-sprayed a man after he was handcuffed, and now the city will pay $300K in an excessive-force settlement. (Seattle Times)

M's drop sixth in a row, but are hopeful the newly acquired Mark Trumbo can add some pop to the lineup.

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Female Viagra is finally here, after approval by the FDA. (Los Angeles Times)

Jobs, jobs, jobs. The U.S. government reported that employers added 280,000 jobs in May. (Washington Post) 

U.S. officials say China is responsible for hacking the Office or Personnel Management computer system. China says, 'no way, wasn't us.' The announcement of cyber-espionage came at the same time as reports that the NSA is conducting warrantless surveillance of international Internet use. (New York Times)

Original reports that the 10 men arrested for shooting Pakistani youth activist Malala Yousafzai were convicted and sent to prison after a secret trial are not true, according to Pakistani officials. All but two of the men were acquitted, officials say. (NPR) 
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