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Ugandan opposition leader charged with treason over protests

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:54

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s main opposition leader has been charged with treason and jailed in a remote area in the country’s northeast, a judiciary spokesman said Saturday. Kizza Besigye was handed charges late Friday stemming from his public attacks on the legitimacy of President Yoweri Museveni, who won a disputed election in February, said […]
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Ugandan opposition leader charged with treason over protests

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:54

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s main opposition leader has been charged with treason and jailed in a remote area in the country’s northeast, a judiciary spokesman said Saturday. Kizza Besigye was handed charges late Friday stemming from his public attacks on the legitimacy of President Yoweri Museveni, who won a disputed election in February, said […]
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Ugandan opposition leader charged with treason over protests

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:54

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s main opposition leader has been charged with treason and jailed in a remote area in the country’s northeast, a judiciary spokesman said Saturday. Kizza Besigye was handed charges late Friday stemming from his public attacks on the legitimacy of President Yoweri Museveni, who won a disputed election in February, said […]

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:53

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery features riot police charging toward opposition supporters during a protest in Kenya, a funnel cloud from a tornado, and indigenous supporters […]
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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:53

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery features riot police charging toward opposition supporters during a protest in Kenya, a funnel cloud from a tornado, and indigenous supporters […]
Categories: Sports Center

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:53

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery features riot police charging toward opposition supporters during a protest in Kenya, a funnel cloud from a tornado, and indigenous supporters […]

Pfizer says it’s blocking use of drugs for lethal injections

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:51

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer said Friday it was blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally-approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put them off limits. “Pfizer makes its products to enhance and save the lives of the patients we serve. Consistent with these values, Pfizer strongly objects […]
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Pfizer says it’s blocking use of drugs for lethal injections

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:51

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer said Friday it was blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally-approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put them off limits. “Pfizer makes its products to enhance and save the lives of the patients we serve. Consistent with these values, Pfizer strongly objects […]
Categories: Sports Center

Pfizer says it’s blocking use of drugs for lethal injections

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:51

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer said Friday it was blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally-approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put them off limits. “Pfizer makes its products to enhance and save the lives of the patients we serve. Consistent with these values, Pfizer strongly objects […]

Pfizer says it's blocking use of drugs for lethal injections

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:50

File-This April 6, 2016, file photo shows the Pfizer logo appearing on a screen above its trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Pfizer said Friday, May 13, 2016, it was blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally-approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put them off limits. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Pharmaceutical company Pfizer said Friday it was blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally-approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put them off limits.


Hero dog saves 7-year-old girl from rattlesnake

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:41

TAMPA — A heroic dog that likely saved a little girl's life is now getting a little help himself. 

       

Search continues for woman who fell from cruise ship

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:40

The 33-year-old woman fell off Carnival cruise ship in Gulf of Mexico early Friday morning.

       

Bangladesh police say Buddhist monk killed in monastery

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:37

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police say a 75-year-old Buddhist monk has been killed in a monastery in southeastern Bangladesh. Local police official Abul Khayer says the body of Maung Shue U. Chak was found Saturday morning by his daughter-in-law when she went to give him some food. His throat had been slit overnight. While no […]
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Bangladesh police say Buddhist monk killed in monastery

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:37

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police say a 75-year-old Buddhist monk has been killed in a monastery in southeastern Bangladesh. Local police official Abul Khayer says the body of Maung Shue U. Chak was found Saturday morning by his daughter-in-law when she went to give him some food. His throat had been slit overnight. While no […]
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Bangladesh police say Buddhist monk killed in monastery

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:37

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police say a 75-year-old Buddhist monk has been killed in a monastery in southeastern Bangladesh. Local police official Abul Khayer says the body of Maung Shue U. Chak was found Saturday morning by his daughter-in-law when she went to give him some food. His throat had been slit overnight. While no […]

Stolen World War One cannon returned to California veterans hall

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:37
The war memorabilia collector purchased the inoperable cannon for about $1,200, he told police after hearing a news report that it had been stolen from a veteran's hall in Richmond, California, police said on Facebook. "This gentleman was more than helpful and felt absolutely horrible he had inadvertently bought a stolen piece of American history," the Richmond Police Department said. "This act is about stealing a piece of our country's history, and stealing from our war veterans who fought bravely for our country and our freedom," Richmond police said.

Turkish warplanes pound Kurdish rebels in the southeast

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:36

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish military says its fighter jets have carried out nine airstrikes against Kurdish rebels in the southeast of the country and northern Iraq. The state-run Anadolu Agency cited the military as saying the warplanes destroyed 98 targets Friday of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party. Militants of the party, also known as […]
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Turkish warplanes pound Kurdish rebels in the southeast

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:36

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish military says its fighter jets have carried out nine airstrikes against Kurdish rebels in the southeast of the country and northern Iraq. The state-run Anadolu Agency cited the military as saying the warplanes destroyed 98 targets Friday of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party. Militants of the party, also known as […]
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Turkish warplanes pound Kurdish rebels in the southeast

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:36

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish military says its fighter jets have carried out nine airstrikes against Kurdish rebels in the southeast of the country and northern Iraq. The state-run Anadolu Agency cited the military as saying the warplanes destroyed 98 targets Friday of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party. Militants of the party, also known as […]

3 seconds until impact, train driver becomes hero

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:33

He ran through train to warn passengers.