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Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:10

___ A month after raising rates, Fed faces darker global economy WASHINGTON (AP) — Since the Federal Reserve raised interest rates from record lows last month, the global picture has darkened. And that raises a delicate question: Did the Fed err in raising rates for the first time in nearly a decade? Don’t expect the […]

First Draft: Hillary Clinton Gets Personal on Christ and Her Faith

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:08
At an event in Iowa, Mrs. Clinton elaborated on her views on Christianity and the Bible, a subject she rarely talks about when campaigning.









Storm damages beaches, homes at Jersey Shore

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:06

Storm damages beaches, homes at Jersey ShoreAt the Jersey Shore it's not about digging out but drying out after this past weekend's storm.


Driver breaks down at trial for crash that killed officer

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:03

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A man who struck and killed a New York police officer investigating an accident on the Long Island Expressway broke down in tears testifying at the trial of another driver who is charged in the officer’s death, saying he had barely a second to stop before smashing his SUV into the […]
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Driver breaks down at trial for crash that killed officer

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:03

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A man who struck and killed a New York police officer investigating an accident on the Long Island Expressway broke down in tears testifying at the trial of another driver who is charged in the officer’s death, saying he had barely a second to stop before smashing his SUV into the […]
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Driver breaks down at trial for crash that killed officer

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:03

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A man who struck and killed a New York police officer investigating an accident on the Long Island Expressway broke down in tears testifying at the trial of another driver who is charged in the officer’s death, saying he had barely a second to stop before smashing his SUV into the […]

FSU settles lawsuit with woman who accused Winston of rape

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:02

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2015, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston warms up before a preseason NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Florida State University said Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, it's settling a lawsuit with a former student who said she was raped by former star quarterback Jameis Winston. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University has settled a Title IX lawsuit with a former student who said the school failed to adequately investigate allegations that she was raped by former star quarterback Jameis Winston.


Mergers continue in 2016, Johnson controls and Tyco tie up

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:02

The logo of the U.S. Johnson Controls company is seen in Nersac, southwestern FranceNEW YORK (AP) — Johnson Controls and Tyco will combine as the unprecedented pace of buyouts and mergers from last year rolls over into 2016.


Police appeal to Vietnamese community in hunt for California escapees

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:02

Escaped inmates seen in undated photo released by the Orange County Sheriff's Department in CaliforniaHossein Nayeri, 37, Jonathan Tieu, 20, and Bac Duong, 43, slipped away early on Friday after cutting through steel plate and using plumbing tunnels to elude guards before rappelling from a roof at the central men's jail in Orange County. "We know that in some of the local communities, specifically the Vietnamese community, there is fear that exists about these individuals," said Orange County Sheriff's Lt. Dave Sawyer. Duong is an "associate" of a Vietnamese gang, Sawyer said, and was in custody for attempted murder.


Man vs. rapids: Kayaker sets record Grand Canyon river trip

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:00

In this Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 photo provided by Pamela Wolfson, Ben Orkin completes a record-breaking trip on the 277-mile stretch of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Orkin paddled his kayak for 34 hours and two minutes. (Courtesy of Pamela Wolfson via AP)FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Denver man has logged the fastest Grand Canyon river trip on record, battling blisters and rapids as he paddled his kayak down a 277-mile stretch of the Colorado River in 34 hours and two minutes.


Box office top 20: ‘The Revenant’ on top with $16 million

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:58

NEW YORK (AP) — In its third week of wide-release, Alejandro Inarritu’s Oscar-nominated “The Revenant” rose to the top of box office with $16 million, according to final studio figures Monday. “The Revenant” ascended to no. 1 amid the kind of snowy conditions central to the frigid and brutal 1820s frontier thriller. The snowstorm that […]
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Box office top 20: ‘The Revenant’ on top with $16 million

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:58

NEW YORK (AP) — In its third week of wide-release, Alejandro Inarritu’s Oscar-nominated “The Revenant” rose to the top of box office with $16 million, according to final studio figures Monday. “The Revenant” ascended to no. 1 amid the kind of snowy conditions central to the frigid and brutal 1820s frontier thriller. The snowstorm that […]
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Box office top 20: ‘The Revenant’ on top with $16 million

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:58

NEW YORK (AP) — In its third week of wide-release, Alejandro Inarritu’s Oscar-nominated “The Revenant” rose to the top of box office with $16 million, according to final studio figures Monday. “The Revenant” ascended to no. 1 amid the kind of snowy conditions central to the frigid and brutal 1820s frontier thriller. The snowstorm that […]

Ex-chief who called criminals 'mopes' convicted of 4 charges

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:57

FILE - In this April 2, 2013 photo, Brimfield police Chief David Oliver answers questions during an interview in Brimfield, Ohio. Oliver, who developed an outsized Facebook following for blunt, humorous commentary about the criminals he calls "mopes" has been convicted of four misdemeanors. A Portage County judge on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 told Oliver he's become a mope himself. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former small-town Ohio police chief who developed an outsize Facebook following for blunt, humorous commentary about the criminals he calls "mopes" found himself grouped with them Monday as he was convicted of four misdemeanors, including assault of a female officer who accused him of sexual harassment.


Washington state holds workshops on oil transportation rules - The Bellingham Herald

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:56

The Bellingham Herald

Washington state holds workshops on oil transportation rules
The Bellingham Herald
Three workshops this week will allow people to help shape Washington state law on oil transportation, but none are near Whatcom County. However, webinars will be available for those who can't make the workshops in Lacey, Spokane and Auburn.

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Ex-cop pleads guilty to killing woman, ditching body

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:54

Former police officer Steven Zelich talks to his attorney Jonathan Smith on the first day of his trial in Kenosha, Wis., after pleading guilty to first-degree reckless homicide while using a dangerous weapon and hiding a corpse. Zelich pleaded guilty in the death of 19-year-old Jenny Gamez, of Cottage Grove, Oregon, whose body was found along a Wisconsin highway in August 2012. He will be sentenced in March, and could spend as many as 55 years in prison. (Kevin Poirier/Kenosha News via AP)MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former suburban Milwaukee police officer accused of killing two women and ditching their bodies in suitcases along a rural Wisconsin highway pleaded guilty Monday in one of their deaths.


New York Weddings Blanketed in White

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:51
Some couples were in denial about how disruptive one of the biggest blizzards in the city’s history would be.









Pedestrian found lying on Schuylkill Expressway

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:51

Pedestrian found lying on Schuylkill ExpresswayA person was discovered lying on the Schuylkill Expressway in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia.


VIDEO: Afghan leader 'needs help' tackling IS

BBC World News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:50
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani calls on the international community to help his government tackle the growing threat of so-called Islamic State in the east of the country.
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Jury selected for lawsuit filed by man shot by deputy

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:49

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A jury of six women and two men has been chosen in the lawsuit filed by a young black man against a Florida sheriff’s deputy who shot him and left him paralyzed. The jurors selected Monday will hear the federal lawsuit filed by 22-year-old Dontrell Stephens against Palm Beach County […]
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