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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:37

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GOP CANDIDATES EYE NEW HAMPSHIRE MOMENTUM AS DEMS GIRD FOR LONG FIGHT Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are emerging from Iowa with claims to the outsider and mainstream mantles in the Republican primary, while the Democratic contest […]

UK says its Parliament could play role in blocking EU laws

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:35

LONDON (AP) — A British official says the U.K. Parliament would have a role in blocking EU legislation that it disagrees with under draft rules for a new relationship between Britain and the European Union. The plan is being negotiated in advance of a promised referendum on British membership that Prime Minister David Cameron has […]
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UK says its Parliament could play role in blocking EU laws

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:35

LONDON (AP) — A British official says the U.K. Parliament would have a role in blocking EU legislation that it disagrees with under draft rules for a new relationship between Britain and the European Union. The plan is being negotiated in advance of a promised referendum on British membership that Prime Minister David Cameron has […]
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UK says its Parliament could play role in blocking EU laws

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:35

LONDON (AP) — A British official says the U.K. Parliament would have a role in blocking EU legislation that it disagrees with under draft rules for a new relationship between Britain and the European Union. The plan is being negotiated in advance of a promised referendum on British membership that Prime Minister David Cameron has […]

Emerson student in hot water for Airbnb listing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:34

School policy prohibits the practice -- even if it's to help pay for tuition.

       

China snow strands 'nearly 100,000'

BBC World News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:34
Heavy snow disrupts public transport in China, stranding tens of thousands outside a rail station in Guangzhou, police say.
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‘The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America,’ by Michael Eric Dyson

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:30
The president has not been able to pursue an agenda of racial justice.









5-year-old Afghan boy could get to meet Lionel Messi

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:28

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A 5-year-old Afghan boy who made a splash on the Internet by wearing a homemade Lionel Messi jersey might get the chance to meet the Barcelona great. The Afghan Football Federation said it is planning to set up a meeting between Messi and Murtaza Ahmadi, who was pictured wearing an Argentina […]
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5-year-old Afghan boy could get to meet Lionel Messi

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:28

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A 5-year-old Afghan boy who made a splash on the Internet by wearing a homemade Lionel Messi jersey might get the chance to meet the Barcelona great. The Afghan Football Federation said it is planning to set up a meeting between Messi and Murtaza Ahmadi, who was pictured wearing an Argentina […]
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5-year-old Afghan boy could get to meet Lionel Messi

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:28

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A 5-year-old Afghan boy who made a splash on the Internet by wearing a homemade Lionel Messi jersey might get the chance to meet the Barcelona great. The Afghan Football Federation said it is planning to set up a meeting between Messi and Murtaza Ahmadi, who was pictured wearing an Argentina […]

Hundreds rally to protest attack on 3 black women at SUNY Albany

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:17

Victims say the physical attack and racial slurs were from fellow students.

       

Councilwoman arrested after meeting on public intoxication charges

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:11

Lebanon City Councilwoman Warmath was arrested in the City Hall parking lot at around 7 p.m., according to police.

       

Woman who killed abusive husband wins pardon

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:10

French President Francois Hollande waived the remainder of the woman's five-year minimum sentence.

       

UBS earnings rise, but shares plunge as investor money flees

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:09

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Swiss bank UBS Group AG has reported higher fourth-quarter net profit but seen its shares plunge on news that investor money is fleeing turbulent markets. The Zurich-based bank cited “pronounced risk aversion” among clients as it reported 3.4 billion Swiss francs ($3.3 billion) flowed out of its wealth management arm serving […]
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UBS earnings rise, but shares plunge as investor money flees

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:09

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Swiss bank UBS Group AG has reported higher fourth-quarter net profit but seen its shares plunge on news that investor money is fleeing turbulent markets. The Zurich-based bank cited “pronounced risk aversion” among clients as it reported 3.4 billion Swiss francs ($3.3 billion) flowed out of its wealth management arm serving […]
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UBS earnings rise, but shares plunge as investor money flees

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:09

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Swiss bank UBS Group AG has reported higher fourth-quarter net profit but seen its shares plunge on news that investor money is fleeing turbulent markets. The Zurich-based bank cited “pronounced risk aversion” among clients as it reported 3.4 billion Swiss francs ($3.3 billion) flowed out of its wealth management arm serving […]

After 16 years, hospital IDs mystery patient

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:07

A man known only as "Garage 66" laid in a California hospital bed, unable to speak.

       

Eurozone unemployment edges down for 15th month running

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:02

BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that unemployment across the 19-country eurozone fell in December for the 15th month running to its lowest level in a little more than four years. Statistics agency Eurostat said Tuesday the number out of work decreased by 49,000 to a total of 16.75 million. The last time unemployment was […]
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Eurozone unemployment edges down for 15th month running

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:02

BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that unemployment across the 19-country eurozone fell in December for the 15th month running to its lowest level in a little more than four years. Statistics agency Eurostat said Tuesday the number out of work decreased by 49,000 to a total of 16.75 million. The last time unemployment was […]
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Eurozone unemployment edges down for 15th month running

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:02

BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that unemployment across the 19-country eurozone fell in December for the 15th month running to its lowest level in a little more than four years. Statistics agency Eurostat said Tuesday the number out of work decreased by 49,000 to a total of 16.75 million. The last time unemployment was […]