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Charleston church shooting suspect friend wants trial delay

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:53

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The attorney for Joey Meek, the friend of the man charged in the Charleston church shootings, wants her client’s trial delayed. Attorney Deborah Barbier filed a motion Monday seeking a delay until at least May. The trial had been scheduled for next month. The defense says it wants the delay to […]

Young supporters drive Sanders' virtual tie with Clinton

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:52

Too-close-to-call race culminated in the closest results in Democratic party history.

       

US has 'sexually transmitted' Zika case

BBC World News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:51
A rare case of the Zika virus - linked to thousands of brain defects in babies in the Americas - being sexually transmitted has been reported in Texas.
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KFC hints new colonel will debut at Super Bowl

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:49

KFC's Col. Sanders appears ready to reincarnate for a third time before the Super Bowl kickoff this year.

       

GlaxoSmithKline posts loss of $616 million for 4th quarter

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:48

LONDON (AP) — British-based drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline posted a loss of 428 million pounds ($616 million) for the fourth quarter of 2015 — compared with a profit of over 1 billion pounds for the same period a year earlier— as the company moved to integrate new businesses. CEO Andrew Witty said Wednesday the healthcare environment remains […]
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GlaxoSmithKline posts loss of $616 million for 4th quarter

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:48

LONDON (AP) — British-based drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline posted a loss of 428 million pounds ($616 million) for the fourth quarter of 2015 — compared with a profit of over 1 billion pounds for the same period a year earlier— as the company moved to integrate new businesses. CEO Andrew Witty said Wednesday the healthcare environment remains […]
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GlaxoSmithKline posts loss of $616 million for 4th quarter

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:48

LONDON (AP) — British-based drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline posted a loss of 428 million pounds ($616 million) for the fourth quarter of 2015 — compared with a profit of over 1 billion pounds for the same period a year earlier— as the company moved to integrate new businesses. CEO Andrew Witty said Wednesday the healthcare environment remains […]

Glitter, feathers, paint: New Orleans preps for Mardi Gras

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:47

Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes, head of the Mardi Gras North Side Skull & Bone Gang, poses with his accoutrements for upcoming Mardi Gras day, in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Their costumes are intended to represent the dead, and Barnes said they bring a serious message, reminding people of their mortality and the need to live a productive and good life. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It's glitter season in New Orleans. A time for feathers, paper mache, sequins, paint, bailing wire, bones, and just about any other item that can be used for decoration. Across garages, kitchen tables and warehouses, residents are feverishly sewing elaborate costumes, painting floats and decorating custom throws.


Man dies in hang gliding crash at north Florida airport

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:47

DUNNELLON, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a 40-year-old man has been killed in a hang gliding crash at a small north Florida airport. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that Marion County sheriff’s deputies say the crash happened Tuesday evening at Dunnellon Airport. The officials say Tomas Banevicius of New York was killed during his third flight […]
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Man dies in hang gliding crash at north Florida airport

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:47

DUNNELLON, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a 40-year-old man has been killed in a hang gliding crash at a small north Florida airport. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that Marion County sheriff’s deputies say the crash happened Tuesday evening at Dunnellon Airport. The officials say Tomas Banevicius of New York was killed during his third flight […]
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Man dies in hang gliding crash at north Florida airport

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:47

DUNNELLON, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a 40-year-old man has been killed in a hang gliding crash at a small north Florida airport. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that Marion County sheriff’s deputies say the crash happened Tuesday evening at Dunnellon Airport. The officials say Tomas Banevicius of New York was killed during his third flight […]

Man dies in hang gliding crash at north Florida airport

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:46
DUNNELLON, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a 40-year-old man has been killed in a hang gliding crash at a small north Florida airport.

New Jersey town punishes 8 idle police officers

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:46

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey city has punished eight police officers for sitting in their patrol cars. Long Branch officials have declined to release the names of the three supervisors and five police officers or to say how they were punished. Public Safety Director Jason Roebuck tells the Asbury Park Press (on.app.com/1VIu51Y) […]
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New Jersey town punishes 8 idle police officers

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:46

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey city has punished eight police officers for sitting in their patrol cars. Long Branch officials have declined to release the names of the three supervisors and five police officers or to say how they were punished. Public Safety Director Jason Roebuck tells the Asbury Park Press (on.app.com/1VIu51Y) […]
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New Jersey town punishes 8 idle police officers

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:46

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey city has punished eight police officers for sitting in their patrol cars. Long Branch officials have declined to release the names of the three supervisors and five police officers or to say how they were punished. Public Safety Director Jason Roebuck tells the Asbury Park Press (on.app.com/1VIu51Y) […]

New Jersey town punishes 8 idle police officers

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:45
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey city has punished eight police officers for sitting in their patrol cars.

Tornadoes in the South; snow in Plains and Upper Midwest

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:41

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Heavy rain prompted an apartment evacuation in northwest Georgia one day after storms spawned tornadoes in Mississippi and Alabama and dumped snow on places farther west. The National Weather Service, citing a report from an emergency manager in Catoosa County, Georgia, said the apartments being evacuated before dawn Wednesday were near […]
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Tornadoes in the South; snow in Plains and Upper Midwest

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:41

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Heavy rain prompted an apartment evacuation in northwest Georgia one day after storms spawned tornadoes in Mississippi and Alabama and dumped snow on places farther west. The National Weather Service, citing a report from an emergency manager in Catoosa County, Georgia, said the apartments being evacuated before dawn Wednesday were near […]
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Tornadoes in the South; snow in Plains and Upper Midwest

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:41

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Heavy rain prompted an apartment evacuation in northwest Georgia one day after storms spawned tornadoes in Mississippi and Alabama and dumped snow on places farther west. The National Weather Service, citing a report from an emergency manager in Catoosa County, Georgia, said the apartments being evacuated before dawn Wednesday were near […]

Captured hotel clerk shares glimpse of captors’ life on run

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:37

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama hotel clerk abducted at gunpoint says his captors shared glimpses of their life on the run, telling him they hope to make it to Florida to get married and start a new life together. Police have linked the Missouri couple to crimes in Alabama and Georgia, saying the offenses […]
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