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2 Syracuse football players stabbed in campus altercation

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:51

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Two Syracuse football players were stabbed several times in an altercation at the university’s south campus, and a former teammate has been charged in the assault. Police said redshirt junior defensive backs Corey Winfield and Chauncey Scissum, both 21, were injured in the attack at about 6 p.m. Saturday and hospitalized […]
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2 Syracuse football players stabbed in campus altercation

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:51

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Two Syracuse football players were stabbed several times in an altercation at the university’s south campus, and a former teammate has been charged in the assault. Police said redshirt junior defensive backs Corey Winfield and Chauncey Scissum, both 21, were injured in the attack at about 6 p.m. Saturday and hospitalized […]
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2 Syracuse football players stabbed in campus altercation

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:51

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Two Syracuse football players were stabbed several times in an altercation at the university’s south campus, and a former teammate has been charged in the assault. Police said redshirt junior defensive backs Corey Winfield and Chauncey Scissum, both 21, were injured in the attack at about 6 p.m. Saturday and hospitalized […]

Israel uncovers 'new' tunnel from Gaza

BBC World News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:44
Israel says it has found and "neutralised" a tunnel from the Gaza Strip - the first since the end of the 2014 war with Hamas.
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VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:44

The agency has not done enough to stop schedulers from manipulating wait times, the watchdog found.

       

Queen Elizabeth II to mark 90th birthday at Windsor Castle

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:36

LONDON (AP) — The longest-reigning monarch in British history turns 90 on Thursday, but Queen Elizabeth II is not planning a major, fireworks-filled celebration to mark the happy occasion. Just a gentle stroll outside the grounds of Windsor Castle, the lighting of a beacon, and a night at home with family are all that are […]
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Queen Elizabeth II to mark 90th birthday at Windsor Castle

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:36

LONDON (AP) — The longest-reigning monarch in British history turns 90 on Thursday, but Queen Elizabeth II is not planning a major, fireworks-filled celebration to mark the happy occasion. Just a gentle stroll outside the grounds of Windsor Castle, the lighting of a beacon, and a night at home with family are all that are […]
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Queen Elizabeth II to mark 90th birthday at Windsor Castle

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:36

LONDON (AP) — The longest-reigning monarch in British history turns 90 on Thursday, but Queen Elizabeth II is not planning a major, fireworks-filled celebration to mark the happy occasion. Just a gentle stroll outside the grounds of Windsor Castle, the lighting of a beacon, and a night at home with family are all that are […]

Fraudsters 'scamming' German healthcare

BBC World News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:35
Care staff from the former Soviet Union may be defrauding German healthcare providers of €1bn a year, according to reports.
Categories: BBC World News

Justices extend ruling on repeat offenders’ prison terms

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:35

The Supreme Court has extended its year-old ruling that makes people convicted of repeated violent crimes eligible for reduced prison terms.

       

Report: 500 kids sick at Chinese school built on toxic soil

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:31

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are investigating a report that close to 500 students became sick with illnesses including cancer at a school built near former chemical plants in eastern China. State broadcaster CCTV said Sunday that high concentrations of some toxic chemicals may have caused cases of lymphoma and leukemia among the students. The […]
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Report: 500 kids sick at Chinese school built on toxic soil

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:31

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are investigating a report that close to 500 students became sick with illnesses including cancer at a school built near former chemical plants in eastern China. State broadcaster CCTV said Sunday that high concentrations of some toxic chemicals may have caused cases of lymphoma and leukemia among the students. The […]
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Report: 500 kids sick at Chinese school built on toxic soil

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:31

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are investigating a report that close to 500 students became sick with illnesses including cancer at a school built near former chemical plants in eastern China. State broadcaster CCTV said Sunday that high concentrations of some toxic chemicals may have caused cases of lymphoma and leukemia among the students. The […]

Parrots: The Highlight Reel

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:30
Hundreds of readers submitted charming videos of their avian companions. The Times wasn’t always so beguiled by parrots as we are now.

$1.4M painting of nude Trump prompts death threats (Newser)

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:27

Ahem, let's just say there's some controversy.

       

'Inverted Jenny' stamp surfaces 61 years after it was stolen

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:23

An incredibly rare and valuable stamp stolen right out of its exhibition frame at a 1955 convention resurfaced this month in New York.

       

Kremlin spokesman explains his riches

BBC World News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:23
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says a big inheritance explains why he earned four times more than Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2015.
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Why campus crime statistics don't tell the whole story

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:22

Mandated crime disclosure reports don’t give a realistic picture of crimes committed against college students.

       

Malta's Parliament debates no-confidence motion

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:21
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta's Parliament is debating a motion of no confidence against the government, filed by the opposition Nationalist Party after it was revealed that the health and energy minister has a company in Panama.

Michigan gov. says he will drink Flint water for next 30 days

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:20

Gov. Rick Snyder says he visited Flint home and filled three jugs with filtered tap water.