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VIDEO: Iraq's 1,000km trench 'to repel bombers'

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:21
A new front line has been emerging in Iraq, separating the semi-autonomous Kurdish region not just from the militants of the so-called Islamic State but also from the rest of the country.
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For the Record: Everyone hates debating — except O'Malley

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:20

A refusal to debate? Preconditions to show up? Unbelievable! But Trump is in good company — including Bernie, the entire GOP field, and Hill...

       

Construction worker who died in trench accident ID’ed

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:19

The man was buried in at least 6 feet of dirt when he died Tuesday at a construction site in West Seattle.
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Construction worker who died in trench accident ID’ed

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:19

The man was buried in at least 6 feet of dirt when he died Tuesday at a construction site in West Seattle.
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Construction worker who died in trench accident ID’ed

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:19

The man was buried in at least 6 feet of dirt when he died Tuesday at a construction site in West Seattle.

Scientists: More research needed into Zika-microcephaly link

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:15

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The release of new figures apparently finding fewer cases of microcephaly in Brazil than first feared is adding force to calls for more research into the link between the rare birth defect and the spreading Zika virus. Health experts have been looking at 4,180 suspected cases of microcephaly reported since […]
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Scientists: More research needed into Zika-microcephaly link

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:15

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The release of new figures apparently finding fewer cases of microcephaly in Brazil than first feared is adding force to calls for more research into the link between the rare birth defect and the spreading Zika virus. Health experts have been looking at 4,180 suspected cases of microcephaly reported since […]
Categories: Sports Center

Scientists: More research needed into Zika-microcephaly link

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:15

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The release of new figures apparently finding fewer cases of microcephaly in Brazil than first feared is adding force to calls for more research into the link between the rare birth defect and the spreading Zika virus. Health experts have been looking at 4,180 suspected cases of microcephaly reported since […]

Rinehart no longer richest Australian

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:10
Mining billionaire Gina Rinehart is no longer Australia's richest person, says Forbes Australia, losing her spot to US-born Blair Parry-Okeden.
Categories: BBC World News

Cavaliers’ James says criticism unfair

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:09

LeBron James disdains the notion he’s a coach killer.
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Cavaliers’ James says criticism unfair

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:09

LeBron James disdains the notion he’s a coach killer.
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Cavaliers’ James says criticism unfair

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:09

LeBron James disdains the notion he’s a coach killer.

Flames’ Wideman sends linesman to ice with check from behind

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:09

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman sent linesman Don Henderson to the ice when he checked him from behind during a game against the Nashville Predators. In the second period Wednesday night, Wideman was skating toward the Flames’ bench when he cross-checked Henderson, who had his back to the defenseman. Moments earlier, […]
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Flames’ Wideman sends linesman to ice with check from behind

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:09

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman sent linesman Don Henderson to the ice when he checked him from behind during a game against the Nashville Predators. In the second period Wednesday night, Wideman was skating toward the Flames’ bench when he cross-checked Henderson, who had his back to the defenseman. Moments earlier, […]
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Flames’ Wideman sends linesman to ice with check from behind

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:09

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman sent linesman Don Henderson to the ice when he checked him from behind during a game against the Nashville Predators. In the second period Wednesday night, Wideman was skating toward the Flames’ bench when he cross-checked Henderson, who had his back to the defenseman. Moments earlier, […]

Study finds automatic braking cuts rear-end crash risk

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:06

DETROIT (AP) — Vehicles equipped with automatic braking or front-collision warning are less likely to cause a rear-end crash, according to a study released Thursday by the insurance indu33stry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says automatic braking — which can bring the car to a stop if it senses an imminent collision — can […]
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Study finds automatic braking cuts rear-end crash risk

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:06

DETROIT (AP) — Vehicles equipped with automatic braking or front-collision warning are less likely to cause a rear-end crash, according to a study released Thursday by the insurance indu33stry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says automatic braking — which can bring the car to a stop if it senses an imminent collision — can […]
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Study finds automatic braking cuts rear-end crash risk

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:06

DETROIT (AP) — Vehicles equipped with automatic braking or front-collision warning are less likely to cause a rear-end crash, according to a study released Thursday by the insurance indu33stry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says automatic braking — which can bring the car to a stop if it senses an imminent collision — can […]

Samsung warns of tough 2016 after 4Q profit sinks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:05

A man walks by Samsung Electronics's headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. Samsung Electronics reported Thursday a bigger-than-expected decline in fourth quarter earnings as its mainstay smartphone and semiconductor businesses suffer amid weakening global demand for consumer electronics. (Lim Hun-jung/Yonhap via AP) KOREA OUTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics reported Thursday a bigger-than-expected decline in fourth quarter earnings as its mainstay smartphone and semiconductor businesses suffered from weakening global demand for consumer electronics.


Obama Takes First Step in a Cancer ‘Moonshot’

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:01
President Obama signed a presidential memorandum creating a White House task force on cancer.