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Dutch court quashes $50 billion Yukos shareholders’ award

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 16:04

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court on Wednesday quashed a $50 billion award Russia had been ordered to pay the former majority shareholders of Yukos, a major victory for Moscow in the high-stakes dispute over the dismantling of what was once Russia’s largest oil producer. The former shareholders immediately vowed to continue their […]

South Sudan's peace 'in danger'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 16:01
The peace deal in South Sudan is at risk after the failure of rebel leader Riek Machar to return to the capital, Juba, the monitors who brokered the agreement warn.
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Video allegedly shows fight that led to children's arrests

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 16:01

A video that a parent says is of a fight that resulted in 10 children being handcuffed and arrested by police is circulating on YouTube.

       

Arkansas brothers plow money into anti-Trump efforts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:56

Little Rock financier, HP's Meg Whitman and a Ted Cruz super PAC join 'NeverTrump' fight

       

Senate nears approval of wide-ranging energy bill

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:52

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to pass a wide-ranging energy bill that would promote a variety of energy sources and speed federal approval of projects to export liquefied natural gas to Europe and Asia. Senators revived debate on the bill Tuesday after it was delayed for more than two months amid a partisan […]
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Senate nears approval of wide-ranging energy bill

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:52

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to pass a wide-ranging energy bill that would promote a variety of energy sources and speed federal approval of projects to export liquefied natural gas to Europe and Asia. Senators revived debate on the bill Tuesday after it was delayed for more than two months amid a partisan […]
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Senate nears approval of wide-ranging energy bill

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:52

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to pass a wide-ranging energy bill that would promote a variety of energy sources and speed federal approval of projects to export liquefied natural gas to Europe and Asia. Senators revived debate on the bill Tuesday after it was delayed for more than two months amid a partisan […]

Girl with bone disease gets 8,000 birthday cards

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:50

Paige Mason now has every state and 23 countries in the palms of her fragile hands.

       

Trump’s NY win comes after serious campaign restructuring

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:50

NEW YORK (AP) — Even as he secured a commanding win in his home state of New York on Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is continuing to shake up his campaign with new staff, new strategy and an overhauled campaign structure strikingly late in the game. After several difficult weeks marked by a series […]
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Trump’s NY win comes after serious campaign restructuring

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:50

NEW YORK (AP) — Even as he secured a commanding win in his home state of New York on Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is continuing to shake up his campaign with new staff, new strategy and an overhauled campaign structure strikingly late in the game. After several difficult weeks marked by a series […]
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Trump’s NY win comes after serious campaign restructuring

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:50

NEW YORK (AP) — Even as he secured a commanding win in his home state of New York on Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is continuing to shake up his campaign with new staff, new strategy and an overhauled campaign structure strikingly late in the game. After several difficult weeks marked by a series […]

Rights complaint filed after Philippine candidate’s remark

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:48

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Representatives of women’s groups have filed a complaint at the Commission on Human Rights against the front-runner in the Philippine presidential race for his remark about wanting to rape an Australian missionary who was assaulted and killed by prisoners during a hostage-taking in 1989. The complaint filed Wednesday said Davao City […]
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Rights complaint filed after Philippine candidate’s remark

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:48

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Representatives of women’s groups have filed a complaint at the Commission on Human Rights against the front-runner in the Philippine presidential race for his remark about wanting to rape an Australian missionary who was assaulted and killed by prisoners during a hostage-taking in 1989. The complaint filed Wednesday said Davao City […]
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Rights complaint filed after Philippine candidate’s remark

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:48

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Representatives of women’s groups have filed a complaint at the Commission on Human Rights against the front-runner in the Philippine presidential race for his remark about wanting to rape an Australian missionary who was assaulted and killed by prisoners during a hostage-taking in 1989. The complaint filed Wednesday said Davao City […]

NY exit poll: Heated primaries energize Dems, divide GOP

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:46

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in New York were energized by the fiery primary contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. But Republican voters saw their party being divided by a contest featuring months of barbs and heated rhetoric among billionaire Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Exit polls on Tuesday […]
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NY exit poll: Heated primaries energize Dems, divide GOP

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:46

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in New York were energized by the fiery primary contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. But Republican voters saw their party being divided by a contest featuring months of barbs and heated rhetoric among billionaire Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Exit polls on Tuesday […]
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NY exit poll: Heated primaries energize Dems, divide GOP

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:46

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in New York were energized by the fiery primary contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. But Republican voters saw their party being divided by a contest featuring months of barbs and heated rhetoric among billionaire Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Exit polls on Tuesday […]

Germany asks Belgium to take 2 nuclear reactors offline

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:42
BERLIN (AP) — The German government is asking neighboring Belgium to take two nuclear reactors offline temporarily because of safety concerns.

Asian stock indexes mostly lower as oil prices sink

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:36

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday, as crude oil prices dipped and mainland Chinese markets were hit by sell-offs late in the day. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.2 percent to finish at 16,906.54 and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 added 0.5 percent to 5,216.00. But most other regional […]
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Asian stock indexes mostly lower as oil prices sink

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:36

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday, as crude oil prices dipped and mainland Chinese markets were hit by sell-offs late in the day. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.2 percent to finish at 16,906.54 and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 added 0.5 percent to 5,216.00. But most other regional […]
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