Tuesday, January 19, 2016

State lawmaker asks about virginity, Eagles guitarist dead and other morning headlines

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Husband says wife was shot accidentally

A woman was shot and killed at a Spokane Valley home yesterday, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. The woman’s husband, reportedly a reserve deputy in another county and former military police officer, claimed the shooting was accidental. Detectives continue to investigate the women’s death. (KXLY)

Washington state lawmaker asks teens about virginity
click to enlarge State lawmaker asks about virginity, Eagles guitarist dead and other morning headlines
State Rep. Mary Dye

State Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, asked a group of Pullman-area teenagers if they were virgins, the Seattle Times reports. Dye later prepared an apology reading, in part, “In hindsight, a few of the thoughts I shared, while well-intended, may have come across as more motherly than what they would expect from their state representative.” (Seattle Times)

Supreme Court to review on Obama’s immigration order

The U.S. Supreme Court says it will consider challenging President Obama’s executive action intended to spare up to five million undocumented immigrants from deportation. Obama ordered the creation of program called Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, or DAPA, fourteen months ago. (New York Times)

World’s oldest man dies

The world’s oldest man has died at the age of 112. (AP)

Eagles guitarist also dies

Glenn Frey, co-founder and guitarist of the Eagles, has died at the age of 67. CNN compiled some of his greatest hits: 

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