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Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia

10 hours 2 min ago

Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.

Morning Jolt: Zillow to buy Trulia for $3.5 billion

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:22pm

Two online real estate giants are expected to merge after Zillow announced it will buy Trulia for $3.5 billion in stock. The deal has to be approved by the boards of both companies, and final approval is expected next year, USA Today reported. According to the New York Times, Zillow had 83 million users last month, while Trulia had 54 million.

American doctor in Africa gets treatment for Ebola

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 3:25am

An American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola disease received intensive treatment Sunday in West Africa and was in stable condition, talking to his medical team and working on his computer, a spokeswoman for an aid group said.

US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 8:00am

The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move.

Hamas fires rockets on Israel, ending 12-hour lull

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:16am

Hamas said it fired five rockets at Israel late Saturday after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire by four hours, casting new doubt on international efforts to broker an end to 19 days of fighting.

Booked into jail July 25, 2014

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the July 25, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 4:58am

Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage.

Ladewig murder trial: Closing statements made, jury enters deliberation

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 3:09am

The prosecution and defense offered closing statements Thursday in The People v. Lukes Ladewig, sending the jury to deliberate approximately 10 days after the prosecution began its case.

COS drops 290 students from classes

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 3:04am

President says they didn’t pay on time

Korean War veterans to be honored with medals from South Korea

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:51am

Twenty two Siskiyou County Korean War veterans have received a high honor from the Republic of Korea, stated a recent press release from Sheriff Jon Lopey.

Morning Jolt: Wreckage of Air Algerie plane found

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:42pm

The “disintegrated” wreckage of Air Algerie Flight 5017 was found in Mali, and French forces secured the site today, the French president said. The black box was found, and there were no survivors. There were 116 people on board when it took off Thursday for Algeria.

Today in the News: American among 116 on Air Algerie flight

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:00am

"The plane disappeared at Gao (in Mali), (300 miles) from the Algerian border. Several nationalities are among the victims." - Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, talking on Algerian radio today about the missing Air Algerie flight. One hundred and sixteen people were on board the flight, including one American, according to an official in Washington.

Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:00am

The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller.

Olson sent district's money to friend in Texas

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 4:14am

YREKA – The Hornbrook v. Kimberly Olson case continued Tuesday, with the presentation of missing checks to Judge William Davis.Hornbrook’s special district claims Olson removed money amounting to $61,551.08 from their accounts and is refusing to give it back. Olson served on the district’s water board.Olson was served with an order to show cause for not presenting the checks as previously requested a the July 15 hearing. Olson told the court she [...]

Salmon rescue plan laid out

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 4:12am

State and federal officials from NOAA Fisheries and California Department of Fish and Wildlife met Tuesday to release the NOAA Fisheries’ Final Recovery Plan for the Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon, Central Valley spring-run Chinook salmon and Central Valley steelhead.Also discussed was the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s updated Ecosystem Restoration Program Conservation Strategy, and funding for immediate recovery and restoration [...]

Siskiyou County Grand Jury: Fish and Game Commission inappropriately used funds

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:29am

Siskiyou County’s Grand Jury has released its findings and recommendations for 2013-14, and the oversight body made numerous recommendations for the county’s fish and game commission.

Ladewig murder trial: Defense, prosecution rest

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:27am

After numerous days of testimony, entering of evidence and questions from the prosecution and defense, both sides rested in the trial of Lukes Ladewig.

Salmon divers grilled

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:15am

FORKS OF SALMON – The 2014 annual Salmon River Dive was met with peaceful protest from locals Wednesday at the elementary school in Forks of Salmon. Every year, individuals from NOAA, the U.S. Forest Service, California Fish and Wildlife, Americorps, Karuk Tribe fisheries, Quartz Valley Tribe fisheries, Salmon River Restoration Council and many volunteers come together to participate in the dive, which spans more than 90 miles and is used to assess the [...]

French minister: Missing plane 'probably crashed'

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:54am

France's foreign minister says the Air Algerie flight that has gone missing over Mali has "probably crashed."

Morning Jolt: Another airplane goes missing

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:36pm

Months after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, another flight has gone missing. Air Algerie Flight 5017 disappeared from radar about 50 minutes after taking off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, this morning. It was expected to arrive at its destination four hours later. Officials said 110 passengers, two pilots and four crew members were on board.

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