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Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:42

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers. Wednesday’s arguments before a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals will be the first time a federal appeals court considers government prayer practices since […]
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Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:42

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers. Wednesday’s arguments before a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals will be the first time a federal appeals court considers government prayer practices since […]
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Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:42

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers. Wednesday’s arguments before a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals will be the first time a federal appeals court considers government prayer practices since […]

Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:41
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers.

Federal court to hear arguments in transgender restroom case

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:33

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a Virginia transgender student’s lawsuit challenging his school’s restroom policy. The hearing before a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is set for Wednesday morning. A ruling is expected several weeks later. Gloucester High School junior Gavin Grimm was […]
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Federal court to hear arguments in transgender restroom case

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:33

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a Virginia transgender student’s lawsuit challenging his school’s restroom policy. The hearing before a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is set for Wednesday morning. A ruling is expected several weeks later. Gloucester High School junior Gavin Grimm was […]
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Federal court to hear arguments in transgender restroom case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:33

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a Virginia transgender student’s lawsuit challenging his school’s restroom policy. The hearing before a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is set for Wednesday morning. A ruling is expected several weeks later. Gloucester High School junior Gavin Grimm was […]

Federal court to hear arguments in transgender restroom case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:32
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a Virginia transgender student's lawsuit challenging his school's restroom policy.

Image of Asia: Demanding resignation of Indian minister

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:31

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, a student shouts slogans demanding the resignation of India’s education minister while being detained by police at a protest in New Delhi. The protesters accuse Hyderabad University’s vice chancellor along with two federal ministers of unfairly demanding punishment for five lower-caste students involved in a clash last year with […]
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Image of Asia: Demanding resignation of Indian minister

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:31

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, a student shouts slogans demanding the resignation of India’s education minister while being detained by police at a protest in New Delhi. The protesters accuse Hyderabad University’s vice chancellor along with two federal ministers of unfairly demanding punishment for five lower-caste students involved in a clash last year with […]
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Image of Asia: Demanding resignation of Indian minister

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:31

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, a student shouts slogans demanding the resignation of India’s education minister while being detained by police at a protest in New Delhi. The protesters accuse Hyderabad University’s vice chancellor along with two federal ministers of unfairly demanding punishment for five lower-caste students involved in a clash last year with […]

German government trims 2016 growth forecast to 1.7 pct

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:26
BERLIN (AP) — The German government on Wednesday trimmed its economic growth forecast for this year to 1.7 percent amid concerns over weakening growth abroad and global political tensions.

U.S. Says It Will Step Up Defenses if China Fails to Act Against North Korea

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:26
Secretary of State John Kerry said Beijing must do more to curb the North, or the U.S. will take measures China opposes, including deploying defense systems to protect allies in Asia.









The Latest: Ai Weiwei withdraws works from Danish museums

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:25

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the continuing influx of asylum-seekers and migrants in Europe: All times local: 3:25 p.m. Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is withdrawing his works from two museums in Denmark to protest a new law that allows Danish authorities to seize valuables from migrants. Ai announced on social media […]
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The Latest: Ai Weiwei withdraws works from Danish museums

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:25

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the continuing influx of asylum-seekers and migrants in Europe: All times local: 3:25 p.m. Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is withdrawing his works from two museums in Denmark to protest a new law that allows Danish authorities to seize valuables from migrants. Ai announced on social media […]
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The Latest: Ai Weiwei withdraws works from Danish museums

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:25

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the continuing influx of asylum-seekers and migrants in Europe: All times local: 3:25 p.m. Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is withdrawing his works from two museums in Denmark to protest a new law that allows Danish authorities to seize valuables from migrants. Ai announced on social media […]

Top Kenyan judge probed over '$2m bribe'

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:24
Kenya begins a judicial inquiry into allegations that a Supreme Court judge accepted a $2m (£1.4m) bribe to influence a judgement, which he denies.
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The Latest: Stubborn fire spreads, New Orleans' Canal Street

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:20

Firefighters battle a fire on Canal Street in downtown New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a stubborn six-alarm fire that broke out in a building in downtown New Orleans on Wednesday. All times are local.


Norfolk Southern misses Street 4Q forecasts

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:19

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $361 million. The Norfolk, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $1.20 per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.28 per share. The railroad posted […]
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Norfolk Southern misses Street 4Q forecasts

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:19

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $361 million. The Norfolk, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $1.20 per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.28 per share. The railroad posted […]
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