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China accuses Canadian of carrying out spying missions

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:58

BEIJING (AP) — China says it has evidence that a Canadian man charged with spying and stealing Chinese state secrets carried out assignments for Canadian intelligence agencies. Canada’s government said Thursday it was concerned that Kevin Garratt had been indicted and that it has raised his case with the Chinese government “at high levels.” Chinese […]

Teen illegally scales Egypt's Great Pyramid

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:56

It wasn't until he was about halfway up the 455-foot structure that police finally spotted him.

       

Officials: Man who led escape had help from jail teacher

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:54

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The probable mastermind in the brazen escape of three inmates from a California jail had help from a woman whose English classes he was taking while locked up, authorities allege. Escapee Hussein Nayeri, 37, came to know Nooshafarin Ravaghi, 44, during an English as a second language course inside the […]
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Officials: Man who led escape had help from jail teacher

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:54

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The probable mastermind in the brazen escape of three inmates from a California jail had help from a woman whose English classes he was taking while locked up, authorities allege. Escapee Hussein Nayeri, 37, came to know Nooshafarin Ravaghi, 44, during an English as a second language course inside the […]
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Officials: Man who led escape had help from jail teacher

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:54

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The probable mastermind in the brazen escape of three inmates from a California jail had help from a woman whose English classes he was taking while locked up, authorities allege. Escapee Hussein Nayeri, 37, came to know Nooshafarin Ravaghi, 44, during an English as a second language course inside the […]

Hingis, Mirza win Australian Open doubles title

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:50

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza have continued what Hingis calls their “fairytale” run as a doubles combination. Hingis and Mirza maintained their perfect record in Grand Slam doubles finals, beating the Czech pair of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 7-6 (1), 6-3 at the Australian Open on Friday to extend their […]
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Hingis, Mirza win Australian Open doubles title

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:50

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza have continued what Hingis calls their “fairytale” run as a doubles combination. Hingis and Mirza maintained their perfect record in Grand Slam doubles finals, beating the Czech pair of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 7-6 (1), 6-3 at the Australian Open on Friday to extend their […]
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Hingis, Mirza win Australian Open doubles title

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:50

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza have continued what Hingis calls their “fairytale” run as a doubles combination. Hingis and Mirza maintained their perfect record in Grand Slam doubles finals, beating the Czech pair of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 7-6 (1), 6-3 at the Australian Open on Friday to extend their […]

Man jailed for Seoul Burger King murder

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:48
An American man is jailed in South Korea for murdering a man nearly two decades ago in the toilet of a Burger King restaurant in Seoul.
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Delaware House rejects legislation to abolish death penalty

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:45
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Proponents of a defeated measure to abolish Delaware's death penalty say they will continue fighting until capital punishment is outlawed.

San Francisco pier shooting suspects seeks case’s dismissal

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:45

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Mexican national charged with fatally shooting a young San Francisco woman walking on a city pier is seeking dismissal of his criminal case, which added to the national debate over illegal immigration. Juan Francisco Sanchez-Lopez and his lawyer Matt Gonzalez are expected to ask a judge Friday to drop a […]
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San Francisco pier shooting suspects seeks case’s dismissal

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:45

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Mexican national charged with fatally shooting a young San Francisco woman walking on a city pier is seeking dismissal of his criminal case, which added to the national debate over illegal immigration. Juan Francisco Sanchez-Lopez and his lawyer Matt Gonzalez are expected to ask a judge Friday to drop a […]
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San Francisco pier shooting suspects seeks case’s dismissal

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:45

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Mexican national charged with fatally shooting a young San Francisco woman walking on a city pier is seeking dismissal of his criminal case, which added to the national debate over illegal immigration. Juan Francisco Sanchez-Lopez and his lawyer Matt Gonzalez are expected to ask a judge Friday to drop a […]

French economy weakened by attacks, weather at end of 2015

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:44

PARIS (AP) — France’s economy grew by a weak 1.1 percent in 2015, as its last quarter was weighed down by the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris and an unseasonably warm winter. The national economic statistics agency on Friday released the annual figures, which saw just 0.2 percent growth in the final quarter of 2015 […]
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French economy weakened by attacks, weather at end of 2015

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:44

PARIS (AP) — France’s economy grew by a weak 1.1 percent in 2015, as its last quarter was weighed down by the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris and an unseasonably warm winter. The national economic statistics agency on Friday released the annual figures, which saw just 0.2 percent growth in the final quarter of 2015 […]
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French economy weakened by attacks, weather at end of 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:44

PARIS (AP) — France’s economy grew by a weak 1.1 percent in 2015, as its last quarter was weighed down by the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris and an unseasonably warm winter. The national economic statistics agency on Friday released the annual figures, which saw just 0.2 percent growth in the final quarter of 2015 […]

Delaware House rejects legislation to abolish death penalty

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:43

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Proponents of a defeated measure to abolish Delaware’s death penalty say they will continue fighting until capital punishment is outlawed. The legislation failed Thursday evening in the state House, getting only 16 of the 21 votes needed for passage. Twenty-three lawmakers voted against the bill, which cleared the Senate last year […]
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Delaware House rejects legislation to abolish death penalty

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:43

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Proponents of a defeated measure to abolish Delaware’s death penalty say they will continue fighting until capital punishment is outlawed. The legislation failed Thursday evening in the state House, getting only 16 of the 21 votes needed for passage. Twenty-three lawmakers voted against the bill, which cleared the Senate last year […]
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Delaware House rejects legislation to abolish death penalty

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:43

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Proponents of a defeated measure to abolish Delaware’s death penalty say they will continue fighting until capital punishment is outlawed. The legislation failed Thursday evening in the state House, getting only 16 of the 21 votes needed for passage. Twenty-three lawmakers voted against the bill, which cleared the Senate last year […]

VIDEO: Topless troops train in S Korea snow

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:40
South Korean and US troops have taken part in annual winter training exercise in Pyeongchang.
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