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UN rights chief: Turkey must probe shooting of civilians

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:38

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief is calling on Turkish authorities to investigate the alleged shooting of unarmed people in southeastern Turkey that turned up in “extremely shocking” footage posted online last week. Zeid Raad al-Hussein on Monday also voiced concern over reports that the cameraman, Refik Tekin, faces arrest when he leaves […]
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UN rights chief: Turkey must probe shooting of civilians

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:38

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief is calling on Turkish authorities to investigate the alleged shooting of unarmed people in southeastern Turkey that turned up in “extremely shocking” footage posted online last week. Zeid Raad al-Hussein on Monday also voiced concern over reports that the cameraman, Refik Tekin, faces arrest when he leaves […]
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UN rights chief: Turkey must probe shooting of civilians

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:38

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief is calling on Turkish authorities to investigate the alleged shooting of unarmed people in southeastern Turkey that turned up in “extremely shocking” footage posted online last week. Zeid Raad al-Hussein on Monday also voiced concern over reports that the cameraman, Refik Tekin, faces arrest when he leaves […]

Chechen leader posts video of opposition in crosshairs

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:34

MOSCOW (AP) — The leader of Russia’s Chechnya republic has posted a video seeming to show former Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov in the crosshairs of a rifle — a video that the former official is calling a murder threat. Kasyanov now heads the opposition People’s Freedom Party, or Parnas. He previously shared the leadership with […]
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Chechen leader posts video of opposition in crosshairs

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:34

MOSCOW (AP) — The leader of Russia’s Chechnya republic has posted a video seeming to show former Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov in the crosshairs of a rifle — a video that the former official is calling a murder threat. Kasyanov now heads the opposition People’s Freedom Party, or Parnas. He previously shared the leadership with […]
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Chechen leader posts video of opposition in crosshairs

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:34

MOSCOW (AP) — The leader of Russia’s Chechnya republic has posted a video seeming to show former Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov in the crosshairs of a rifle — a video that the former official is calling a murder threat. Kasyanov now heads the opposition People’s Freedom Party, or Parnas. He previously shared the leadership with […]

Huckabee ends campaign: 'Voters are sick of me'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:30

Huckabee failed to repeat his 2008 success in the Iowa caucuses.

       

Our Man in Iowa: How the Iowa Caucuses Work

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:30
We sent our reporter Trip Gabriel to live in Iowa. Now it is caucuses day.









Essay: Everything About Everything: David Foster Wallace’s ‘Infinite Jest’ at 20

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:30
Two decades after it was published, Wallace’s novel still feels transcendentally, electrically alive.









'World's best chef' dies aged 44

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:28
Chef Benoit Violier, whose Swiss restaurant was named the best in the world in December, is found dead at his home.
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10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:28

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEMOCRATIC, GOP RACES TIGHT AS IOWA KICKS OFF 2016 VOTING Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday’s caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vote operations. […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:28

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEMOCRATIC, GOP RACES TIGHT AS IOWA KICKS OFF 2016 VOTING Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday’s caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vote operations. […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:28

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEMOCRATIC, GOP RACES TIGHT AS IOWA KICKS OFF 2016 VOTING Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday’s caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vote operations. […]

Mom hears dead son inside 4-year-old girl

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:19

Heather Clark donated her son's heart after he died.

       

Report: Phoenix-area NAACP president resigns after sexist comments

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:18

The president of a Phoenix-area NAACP chapter resigned Monday after publicly complimenting a woman reporter's physical attributes and then l...

       

What must happen for each candidate to win Monday night's Iowa Caucus

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:16

With just hours to go before the first test of the 2016 election, here are the keys for the top four candidates

       

Many dead at Mexico teen birthday party

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:08
Unknown gunmen kill at least 11 people at a girl's 15th birthday party in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero.
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3 teens arrested in fatal shooting at Seattle homeless camp

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:07

Shooting at a homeless encampment known as "The Jungle" left two dead, three wounded.

       

Lawyer: French forces helped to oust Gbagbo in Ivory Coast

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:06

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A defense lawyer says former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo was working to restore democracy in his country when he was forcibly ousted from power by French forces, mercenaries and other supporters of current President Alassane Ouattara. Lawyer Emmanuel Altit made the claim Monday in his opening statement at Gbagbo’s […]
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Lawyer: French forces helped to oust Gbagbo in Ivory Coast

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:06

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A defense lawyer says former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo was working to restore democracy in his country when he was forcibly ousted from power by French forces, mercenaries and other supporters of current President Alassane Ouattara. Lawyer Emmanuel Altit made the claim Monday in his opening statement at Gbagbo’s […]
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