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

8 hours 18 min ago

"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

10 hours 18 min ago

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

Olson sent district's money to friend in Texas

14 hours 3 min ago

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

14 hours 6 min ago

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

14 hours 49 min ago

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

14 hours 50 min ago

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

15 hours 3 min ago

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'

17 hours 23 min ago

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.

Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:22am

His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a record and raise money to build schools in his father's native Pakistan.

Today in the News: At least 47 dead in Taiwan plane crash

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:00am

An airplane trying to make an emergency landing in Taiwan crashed and killed at least 47 people, USA Today reported. The plane was trying to land because of stormy weather from a typhoon in the area. Eleven people were hurt in the crash as well, officials said.

Booked into jail July 23, 2014

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the July 23, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

US: Downed fighter jets part of pattern in Ukraine

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:57am

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House cast the downing of two fighter jets in Ukraine on Wednesday as part of a pattern of Russian-backed separatists using Russian weapons to pose risks to aircrafts and further destabilize the conflict in the former Soviet republic.

UN says civilians make up most of Gaza deaths

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:22am

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people.

Ladewig murder trial: Defendant takes the stand

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:36am

The defense called Lukes Ladewig to the stand Monday to testify in his own trial, giving him an opportunity to tell the court his version of the events surrounding the death of his wife, Katie Pierce.

Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:00am

Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets as fighting flared in the region.

Morning Jolt: President Obama's poll numbers unchanged since March

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:41pm

According to a new CNN/ORC International poll, President Barack Obama’s approval rating is 42 percent, basically the same as it was in March. The numbers aren’t great, but the fact that they haven’t fallen further despite recent events shows that Obama is holding steady.

Today in the News: Del. man sues restaurant for injuries he got while robbing the place

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:00am

"All of the Season's Pizza employees participated in punching, kicking and pouring hot soup over my body. I was unarmed and defenseless and had to suffer a brutal beating by all of the employees of Seasons Pizza." - Nigel Sykes, who tried to rob Seasons Pizza restaurant in Newport, Delaware, at gunpoint, only to have the tables turned on him as he tried to get away. Now Sykes is suing for the injuries he suffered during the robbery, and a U.S. district judge has allowed the case to move forward.

Bond insurers vow to fight Detroit financial plan

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:45am

Companies that insure Detroit's bonds are repeating their pledge to aggressively challenge the city's plan to get out of bankruptcy.

Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:15am

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and some European and Canadian airlines to cancel flights to Tel Aviv — a reflection of high anxiety over air travel after the downing of a Malaysian jet over Ukraine.

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