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UN warns of rising air pollution levels in world’s cities

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:55

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says 98 percent of residents in large cities of low- and middle-income countries are facing excessively high air pollution. Overall, the Geneva-based health agency says its database shows more than four in five urban dwellers worldwide live in cities that don’t meet WHO air quality guidelines, including 56 […]

Actress Diane Guerrero writes about her fractured family

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One afternoon upon returning from school, Diane Guerrero found her home empty. The TV actress was only 14 when she was left completely alone after her parents were detained and deported to their native Colombia. The depression, anxiety and emotional instability that followed are some of the personal struggles the 29-year-old […]
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Actress Diane Guerrero writes about her fractured family

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One afternoon upon returning from school, Diane Guerrero found her home empty. The TV actress was only 14 when she was left completely alone after her parents were detained and deported to their native Colombia. The depression, anxiety and emotional instability that followed are some of the personal struggles the 29-year-old […]
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Actress Diane Guerrero writes about her fractured family

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One afternoon upon returning from school, Diane Guerrero found her home empty. The TV actress was only 14 when she was left completely alone after her parents were detained and deported to their native Colombia. The depression, anxiety and emotional instability that followed are some of the personal struggles the 29-year-old […]

Dilma Rousseff Was Not Impeached, Legal Scholars Say

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:53
Not every nation agrees on what an impeachment means. And not each case turns out badly for the defendant, as several recent cases have demonstrated.

Office worker sent home for wearing high heels

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:49

A 27-year-old woman is pressing the British government to intervene after she says she was sent home from work for not wearing heels.

       

No kitsch please, we’re British: UK torn on glam Eurovision

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:45

LONDON (AP) — Britons are about to vote in a poll that cuts to the heart of their country’s conflicted relationship with Europe. The issue is not the U.K’s membership in the European Union — subject of a June 23 referendum — but this week’s Eurovision Song Contest, an annual celebration of bling, baubles and […]
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No kitsch please, we’re British: UK torn on glam Eurovision

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:45

LONDON (AP) — Britons are about to vote in a poll that cuts to the heart of their country’s conflicted relationship with Europe. The issue is not the U.K’s membership in the European Union — subject of a June 23 referendum — but this week’s Eurovision Song Contest, an annual celebration of bling, baubles and […]
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No kitsch please, we’re British: UK torn on glam Eurovision

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:45

LONDON (AP) — Britons are about to vote in a poll that cuts to the heart of their country’s conflicted relationship with Europe. The issue is not the U.K’s membership in the European Union — subject of a June 23 referendum — but this week’s Eurovision Song Contest, an annual celebration of bling, baubles and […]

Brazil’s Senate Votes to Begin Impeachment Trial of Dilma Rousseff

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:38
The lawmakers voted on Thursday to suspend Ms. Rousseff, whose sagging fortunes embody widespread anger at corruption and a battered economy.

Trump meets with Paul Ryan, and journalists lose their minds

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:36

The meeting was highly, highly anticipated since last week Ryan announced at this point he couldn’t support his own party’s nominee.

       

Germany: Ball in Turkey’s court on visa waiver issue

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:34

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says “the ball is in Turkey’s court” as the Turkish government and the European Union face off over conditions for Turkish citizens to be granted visa-free travel to Europe. The visa waiver is one of the incentives offered by the EU for Turkey to stop migrants leaving for Europe […]
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Germany: Ball in Turkey’s court on visa waiver issue

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:34

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says “the ball is in Turkey’s court” as the Turkish government and the European Union face off over conditions for Turkish citizens to be granted visa-free travel to Europe. The visa waiver is one of the incentives offered by the EU for Turkey to stop migrants leaving for Europe […]
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Germany: Ball in Turkey’s court on visa waiver issue

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:34

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says “the ball is in Turkey’s court” as the Turkish government and the European Union face off over conditions for Turkish citizens to be granted visa-free travel to Europe. The visa waiver is one of the incentives offered by the EU for Turkey to stop migrants leaving for Europe […]

Red squirrels in Britain are dying from leprosy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:33

Red squirrels in the U.K. are having a pretty hard time at the moment.

       

Field Notes: Till Wrinkles Do Us Part: Introducing the Brotox Groom

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:30
Marrying men are making appointments with dermatologists and plastic surgeons to look forever good in the wedding album.

Romania: US missile defense site to become operational

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:29

DEVESELU, Romania (AP) — A U.S missile defense site in Romania aimed at protecting Europe from ballistic missile threats becomes operational Thursday, angering Russia which opposes having the advanced military system in its former area of influence. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is due to speak at a ceremony later attended by U.S., NATO and […]
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Romania: US missile defense site to become operational

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:29

DEVESELU, Romania (AP) — A U.S missile defense site in Romania aimed at protecting Europe from ballistic missile threats becomes operational Thursday, angering Russia which opposes having the advanced military system in its former area of influence. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is due to speak at a ceremony later attended by U.S., NATO and […]
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Romania: US missile defense site to become operational

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:29

DEVESELU, Romania (AP) — A U.S missile defense site in Romania aimed at protecting Europe from ballistic missile threats becomes operational Thursday, angering Russia which opposes having the advanced military system in its former area of influence. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is due to speak at a ceremony later attended by U.S., NATO and […]

Danish government recommends buying Lockheed Martin’s F-35

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:29

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish government says it wants to buy 27 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter planes in a deal that would be worth at least 20 billion kroner ($3.1 billion). Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen said Thursday the government picked the F-35 by Lockheed Martin over the Eurofighter Typhoon and Boeing’s F-18 to […]
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