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by Dave & Jes posted Jun 6 2014 8:45AM

US student disarms Seattle university killer gunman

Police in the American city of Seattle have praised the bravery of a student for disarming a gunman who had killed one person and wounded three others.

The student overcame the gunman on the campus of Seattle Pacific University as he tried to reload, police said. Pepper spray was used to subdue the attacker.

Police said the actions of the student, and others who came to his aid, prevented a more serious tragedy.

Street Vibrations Spring Rally rolling into downtown Reno

RENO, Nev. ( & KRNV) -- If you've been outside this week, you may have noticed several motorcyclists roaring around town. That's because the Fifth Annual Street Vibrations Spring Rally is back.

Crews have been setting up all day for the event that starts Friday, but already thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts are rolling into downtown Reno. And organizers say they've been preparing for this weekend all year long. "We have stunt shows, we have lots of beautiful bikes on display,” said Roadshows event manager Randy Burke. “And like I said, vendors, food, beverages, fun. It’s free in the streets and families are welcome." 

Harvey Whittemore ordered to prison by August 6

RENO, Nev. ( & KRNV) -- A federal judge has ordered Harvey Whittemore to prison on August 6.

U.S. District Judge Larry Hicks released an order late Thursday ordering Whittemore to turn himself into federal prison by noon on August 6 to begin serving his two-year sentence for making illegal contributions to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's campaign.

Walmart’s Executive Bonuses Have Cost Taxpayers $104 Million Since 2009

Since 2009, Walmart has ducked $104 million in taxes by exploiting a tax loophole around bonus payments to just eight top executives, according to a new report from the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF).
Verizon sends Netflix cease and desist over streaming quality warnings
Verizon has sent Netflix a cease and desist order demanding that it stop presenting its subscribers with messages that blame Verizon's network for poor streaming performance. Netflix's messages are actively meant to knock Verizon — among other service providers — that it alleges have been hurting streaming quality, either actively or through failing to properly maintain their networks.

Finally! Job market returns to 2008 peak

It took two years to wipe out 8.7 million American jobs but more than four years to gain them all back.

That's according to the Department of Labor's latest jobs report, which shows the U.S. economy added 217,000 jobs in May. With that job growth, there are now more jobs in the country than ever before.

Cliven Bundy owes more fees to feds than all other U.S. ranchers — combined


Scofflaw rancher Cliven Bundy owes more money to the federal government than all other ranchers combined, according to the Bureau of Land Management.

About 16,000 ranchers graze cattle on BLM lands, and the agency says 458 of them owe a combined $237,000 in delinquent grazing fees.

Bundy, on the other hand, owes the federal agency more than $1 million in past grazing fees dating back to 1993 and trespassing fees he started accruing in 1998.

Ukraine crisis: Moscow and Kiev seek 'end to bloodshed'

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko have called for a quick end to the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine, Russian officials have said.

The two leaders were meeting for the first time since Mr Poroshenko's election, at a D-Day event in France.

Mr Putin also spoke briefly to the US president, the White House said.

Fighting continues, with government forces reportedly launching a tank attack near rebel-held Sloviansk.

D-Day anniversary: 'World-changing' day remembered

French President Francois Hollande has led the D-Day 70th anniversary tributes by remembering those who died on a day that "changed the world".

He attended a service near Bayeux with US President Barack Obama, who said the US commitment to liberty was "written in blood" on French beaches. The Queen laid a wreath at a ceremony nearby.

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