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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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Norfolk Southern misses Street 4Q forecasts

Seattle Times Headlines - 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 […]

Shell shareholders approve deal to buy UK rival BG

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:17

LONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell shareholders have overwhelmingly backed the 34 billion pound ($49 billion) bid to buy BG Group, despite a slide in oil prices that have had some critics wondering about the wisdom of the mega-deal. More than 80 percent of shareholders approved the move on Wednesday. The deal will boost Shell’s […]
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Shell shareholders approve deal to buy UK rival BG

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:17

LONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell shareholders have overwhelmingly backed the 34 billion pound ($49 billion) bid to buy BG Group, despite a slide in oil prices that have had some critics wondering about the wisdom of the mega-deal. More than 80 percent of shareholders approved the move on Wednesday. The deal will boost Shell’s […]
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Shell shareholders approve deal to buy UK rival BG

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:17

LONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell shareholders have overwhelmingly backed the 34 billion pound ($49 billion) bid to buy BG Group, despite a slide in oil prices that have had some critics wondering about the wisdom of the mega-deal. More than 80 percent of shareholders approved the move on Wednesday. The deal will boost Shell’s […]

Uber told 'to compensate' Paris rival

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:16
App-based taxi service Uber is ordered by a French court to compensate a rival taxi group for infringing customer collection rules, reports say.
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Boeing adjusted 4Q profit beats, 2016 outlook disappoints

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:10

CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing’s fourth-quarter performance beat analysts’ estimates, but the company’s 2016 outlook came in well below Wall Street’s expectations. Shares fell more than 6 percent in Wednesday premarket trading. For the period ended Dec. 31, Boeing earned $1.03 billion, or $1.51 per share. A year earlier the Chicago company earned $1.47 billion, or […]
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Boeing adjusted 4Q profit beats, 2016 outlook disappoints

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:10

CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing’s fourth-quarter performance beat analysts’ estimates, but the company’s 2016 outlook came in well below Wall Street’s expectations. Shares fell more than 6 percent in Wednesday premarket trading. For the period ended Dec. 31, Boeing earned $1.03 billion, or $1.51 per share. A year earlier the Chicago company earned $1.47 billion, or […]
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Boeing adjusted 4Q profit beats, 2016 outlook disappoints

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:10

CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing’s fourth-quarter performance beat analysts’ estimates, but the company’s 2016 outlook came in well below Wall Street’s expectations. Shares fell more than 6 percent in Wednesday premarket trading. For the period ended Dec. 31, Boeing earned $1.03 billion, or $1.51 per share. A year earlier the Chicago company earned $1.47 billion, or […]

New lawsuit seeks replacement of Flint’s lead pipes

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:03

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Environmental and civil rights groups are asking a federal judge to order the prompt replacement of all lead pipes in Flint’s water system to ensure residents of the Michigan city have a safe drinking supply. A lawsuit filed Wednesday morning seeks an order forcing city and state officials to remedy alleged […]
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New lawsuit seeks replacement of Flint’s lead pipes

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:03

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Environmental and civil rights groups are asking a federal judge to order the prompt replacement of all lead pipes in Flint’s water system to ensure residents of the Michigan city have a safe drinking supply. A lawsuit filed Wednesday morning seeks an order forcing city and state officials to remedy alleged […]
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New lawsuit seeks replacement of Flint’s lead pipes

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:03

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Environmental and civil rights groups are asking a federal judge to order the prompt replacement of all lead pipes in Flint’s water system to ensure residents of the Michigan city have a safe drinking supply. A lawsuit filed Wednesday morning seeks an order forcing city and state officials to remedy alleged […]

The Latest: Closing of Pennsylvania Turnpike postponed

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:02

As temperatures push into the upper 50s, from left, Sam DuMont, Jake Wack, and Luke DuMont shovel a patch of snow and ice along Washington Avenue in Fredericksburg, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. The three youths have spent their snow days shoveling snow for homeowners in town. The three let their customers determine how much money to pay them. (Peter Cihelka/The Free Lance-Star via AP) MANDATORY CREDITWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the massive snowstorm that hit the East Coast. (all times local):


Paris cemetery on moving Morrison grave: No way

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 20:59

French spurn Florida politician's proposal to move Doors singer to Florida Space Coast.

       

Iran warns US warship to leave naval drill area

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 20:57

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official FARS news agency says that the country’s navy has warned a U.S. warship to leave an area in the sea of Oman where Iran has been conducting a naval drill. The agency on Wednesday quoted Iranian navy chief, Adm. Habibollah Sayyari, as saying that the U.S. warship received two […]
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Iran warns US warship to leave naval drill area

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 20:57

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official FARS news agency says that the country’s navy has warned a U.S. warship to leave an area in the sea of Oman where Iran has been conducting a naval drill. The agency on Wednesday quoted Iranian navy chief, Adm. Habibollah Sayyari, as saying that the U.S. warship received two […]
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