The Skanner News - USA http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:44:21 -0700 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) Ruling Could Ease Way for Unions at Fast-Food Chains http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23115-ruling-could-ease-way-for-unions-at-fast-food-chains http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23115-ruling-could-ease-way-for-unions-at-fast-food-chains Fight for a living wage for food service workers has gone global   

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Associated Press) USA Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:01:37 -0700
New Orleans and Gulf Residents Remember Katrina Disaster http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23113-new-orleans-and-gulf-residents-remember-katrina-disaster http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23113-new-orleans-and-gulf-residents-remember-katrina-disaster Prayers rise for 1800 dead and billions lost across Mississippi and Louisiana 10 years ago     

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jim@marketingportland.com (REBECCA SANTANA, KEVIN MCGILL, Associated Press) USA Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:58:32 -0700
Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies at 104 http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23107-civil-rights-activist-amelia-boynton-robinson-dies-at-104 http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23107-civil-rights-activist-amelia-boynton-robinson-dies-at-104 Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who helped lead the "Bloody Sunday" civil rights march in 1965, died early Wednesday 

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USA Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:42:59 -0700
France Honors Brit and Three Americans who Took on Train Gunman http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23101-france-honors-brit-and-three-americans-who-took-on-train-gunman http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23101-france-honors-brit-and-three-americans-who-took-on-train-gunman President Francois Hollande says men gave 'a lesson in courage...

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jim@marketingportland.com (SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press) USA Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:38:08 -0700
Election 2016: Will VP Joe Biden Run? http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23099-election-2016-will-vp-joe-biden-run http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23099-election-2016-will-vp-joe-biden-run Democrats wait to see if Joe Biden will challenge Clinton, Sanders and other Democratic hopefuls    

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jim@marketingportland.com (Josh Lederman, Associated Press) USA Sat, 22 Aug 2015 11:18:16 -0700
Family Seeks Justice for Jonathan Ferrell after Mistrial http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23098-family-seeks-justice-for-jonathan-ferrell-after-mistrial http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23098-family-seeks-justice-for-jonathan-ferrell-after-mistrial Jury hung in case of unarmed Jonathan Ferrell shot by Police Officer Randall Kerrick in 2013   

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jim@marketingportland.com (Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press) USA Sat, 22 Aug 2015 10:31:33 -0700
3 Americans Tackle Armed Man on French Train http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23097-3-americans-tackle-armed-man-on-french-train http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23097-3-americans-tackle-armed-man-on-french-train A 26-year-old was arrested after one serviceman was stabbed and another passenger injured with gun    

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jim@marketingportland.com (Nadine Achoui-Lesage, Stephanie Siek, Associated Press) USA Sat, 22 Aug 2015 10:01:56 -0700
Yoga, Fitness, Tai Chi: Could Wellness be your Work? http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23096-yoga-fitness-tai-chi-could-wellness-be-your-work http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23096-yoga-fitness-tai-chi-could-wellness-be-your-work Three self-employed women succeed with wellness and fitness centres   

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jim@marketingportland.com (Curtis Bunn, Urban News Service) USA Sat, 22 Aug 2015 09:28:45 -0700
Autopsy: Suspect Killed by St. Louis Police Was Shot in Back http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23095-autopsy-suspect-killed-by-st-louis-police-was-shot-in-back http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23095-autopsy-suspect-killed-by-st-louis-police-was-shot-in-back An autopsy showed that an 18-year-old who was shot and killed by an officer died from a single wound in the back

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USA Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:32:32 -0700
Obama to Visit New Orleans for 10th Anniversary of Hurricane http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23093-obama-to-visit-new-orleans-for-10th-anniversary-of-hurricane http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23093-obama-to-visit-new-orleans-for-10th-anniversary-of-hurricane Disaster left throngs of people dead in the streets and a city in shambles   

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USA Thu, 20 Aug 2015 20:02:00 -0700
Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Dies at 75 http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23074-civil-rights-icon-julian-bond-dies-at-75 http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23074-civil-rights-icon-julian-bond-dies-at-75 Remembered as a dedicated, even-keeled fighter for justice   

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USA Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:02:49 -0700
GOP Hopefuls Join Basque Fry Barbecue on Nevada Ranch http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23072-gop-hopefuls-join-basque-fry-barbecue-on-nevada-ranch http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23072-gop-hopefuls-join-basque-fry-barbecue-on-nevada-ranch Dr Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina and Scott Walker pitch to Republican voters   

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jim@marketingportland.com (Michelle Rindels, Associated Press) USA Sun, 16 Aug 2015 06:59:26 -0700
Top Democrats Mingle On Martha's Vineyard http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23071-top-democrats-mingle-on-martha-s-vineyard http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23071-top-democrats-mingle-on-martha-s-vineyard President Obama played golf with former President Clinton and socialised with Hillary Clinton   

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jim@marketingportland.com (JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press) USA Sun, 16 Aug 2015 06:46:05 -0700
High Housing Costs Raise An Obstacle For Women Fleeing Abuse http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23066-high-housing-costs-raise-an-obstacle-for-women-fleeing-abuse http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23066-high-housing-costs-raise-an-obstacle-for-women-fleeing-abuse From New York to Seattle it's difficult to find a affordable place to rent   

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jim@marketingportland.com (COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press) USA Sun, 16 Aug 2015 05:47:51 -0700
Suspect Shot Near Ferguson Rally Critically Injured http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23048-suspect-shot-near-ferguson-rally-critically-injured http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23048-suspect-shot-near-ferguson-rally-critically-injured A protest for the anniversary of Michael Brown's death was marred by a police-involved shooting   

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USA Mon, 10 Aug 2015 18:30:53 -0700