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China says pastor suspected of misappropriating funds

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:15

BEIJING (AP) — China’s state-sanctioned Protestant church body says a pastor in a province where authorities have been cracking down on churches is under investigation for suspected misappropriation of funds. The Zhejiang province branch of the Three-Self Patriotic Movement said on its website Monday that Gu Yuese was also accused of other unspecified economic crimes. […]

Scott hopes All-Star Game opens doors when career is over

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:11

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Scott had a transformative weekend at the NHL All-Star Game, and he hopes it might help him land another job in or out of the game. “I’d like to think I opened a few doors,” he said. The journeyman enforcer went from improbable All-Star to MVP of the league’s midseason […]
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Scott hopes All-Star Game opens doors when career is over

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:11

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Scott had a transformative weekend at the NHL All-Star Game, and he hopes it might help him land another job in or out of the game. “I’d like to think I opened a few doors,” he said. The journeyman enforcer went from improbable All-Star to MVP of the league’s midseason […]
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Scott hopes All-Star Game opens doors when career is over

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:11

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Scott had a transformative weekend at the NHL All-Star Game, and he hopes it might help him land another job in or out of the game. “I’d like to think I opened a few doors,” he said. The journeyman enforcer went from improbable All-Star to MVP of the league’s midseason […]

ON THE TEE: Snedeker has great round and needs help

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:10

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brandt Snedeker signed his card, tried to explain how he put together a 3-under 69 in the toughest conditions this side of Britain and then went on Twitter to express one last wish. “Weather looks perfect to me outside!!” That’s because he was inside. And he was done. And while he […]
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ON THE TEE: Snedeker has great round and needs help

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:10

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brandt Snedeker signed his card, tried to explain how he put together a 3-under 69 in the toughest conditions this side of Britain and then went on Twitter to express one last wish. “Weather looks perfect to me outside!!” That’s because he was inside. And he was done. And while he […]
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ON THE TEE: Snedeker has great round and needs help

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:10

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brandt Snedeker signed his card, tried to explain how he put together a 3-under 69 in the toughest conditions this side of Britain and then went on Twitter to express one last wish. “Weather looks perfect to me outside!!” That’s because he was inside. And he was done. And while he […]

Broncos, Elway driven by desire to honor ailing owner

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:09

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ever since he returned to his beloved Broncos five years ago, John Elway has been eager to utter four words in particular. “This one’s for Pat!” Team owner Pat Bowlen declared, “This one’s for John!” while jabbing the Lombardi Trophy into the air following the Broncos’ 31-24 win over Green Bay […]
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Broncos, Elway driven by desire to honor ailing owner

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:09

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ever since he returned to his beloved Broncos five years ago, John Elway has been eager to utter four words in particular. “This one’s for Pat!” Team owner Pat Bowlen declared, “This one’s for John!” while jabbing the Lombardi Trophy into the air following the Broncos’ 31-24 win over Green Bay […]
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Broncos, Elway driven by desire to honor ailing owner

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:09

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ever since he returned to his beloved Broncos five years ago, John Elway has been eager to utter four words in particular. “This one’s for Pat!” Team owner Pat Bowlen declared, “This one’s for John!” while jabbing the Lombardi Trophy into the air following the Broncos’ 31-24 win over Green Bay […]

Monitor to submit 1st-year plan for Cleveland police reform

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:08

FILE - This Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 file photo shows New York attorney Matthew Barge addressing the Cleveland City Council Safety Committee, in Cleveland. The Cleveland police department must devise a new policy on use of force and have officers trained to implement it by the end of 2016, according to the first-year plan for a consent decree aimed at reforming the troubled Cleveland police department. The monitoring team hired to oversee the consent decree was scheduled to submit the first-year plan to U.S. District Court Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. on Monday, Feb.1, 2016. Barge, who heads the monitoring team, said the first-year plan was devised with the support and collaboration of Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)CLEVELAND (AP) — The city must devise a new use-of-force policy and have officers trained to implement it by the end of 2016, according to the first-year plan for a consent decree aimed at reforming the troubled Cleveland Police Department.


Live results from the Iowa caucuses

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:05

The latest tally of results from the Iowa caucuses.

       

Obama administration aims to cut USA water use

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:04

Initiative aimed at making nation more water-efficient.

       

VIDEO: White House hopefuls in final Iowa plea

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:00
Today people in Iowa will vote on the candidates for the two main parties ahead of the US Presidential election.
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Monitor to submit 1st-year plan for Cleveland police reform

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 14:58

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city must devise a new use-of-force policy and have officers trained to implement it by the end of 2016, according to the first-year plan for a consent decree aimed at reforming the troubled Cleveland Police Department. The monitoring team hired to oversee the consent decree was scheduled to submit the plan […]
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Monitor to submit 1st-year plan for Cleveland police reform

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 14:58

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city must devise a new use-of-force policy and have officers trained to implement it by the end of 2016, according to the first-year plan for a consent decree aimed at reforming the troubled Cleveland Police Department. The monitoring team hired to oversee the consent decree was scheduled to submit the plan […]
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Monitor to submit 1st-year plan for Cleveland police reform

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 14:58

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city must devise a new use-of-force policy and have officers trained to implement it by the end of 2016, according to the first-year plan for a consent decree aimed at reforming the troubled Cleveland Police Department. The monitoring team hired to oversee the consent decree was scheduled to submit the plan […]

Clinton camp claims narrow victory over Sanders

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 14:57

With all but one precinct reporting, Clinton's Iowa campaign manager claimed victory.

       

NYC jury hears details of modern masters forgery scandal

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 14:43

In this courtroom sketch of Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, Domenico De Sole, a chairman of the board at Sotheby’s, gestures towards his fake Mark Rothko painting, at a civil trial in New York at Manhattan federal court. In the latest chapter of a scandal that's jolted New York's art world, a federal jury is hearing about a Chinese immigrant who forged fakes of modern masters such as Jackson Pollock and Rothko in his garage, a once-reputable Manhattan gallery that sold them and the wealthy buyers who paid millions for the knockoffs. At left is De Sole's wife Eleanore and at right is De Sole's attorney Gregory Clarick at the podium. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest chapter of a scandal that's jolted New York's art world, a federal jury is hearing about a Chinese immigrant who forged fakes of modern masters such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko in his garage, a once-reputable Manhattan gallery that sold them and the wealthy buyers who paid millions for the knockoffs.


3-star chef found dead in apparent suicide

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 14:42

Benoit Violier has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot. He was 44.