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Greece does about-face, pledges big privatization push

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 20:08
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Work was supposed to begin next year on a 7 billion euros ($7.6 billion) waterfront urban renewal project almost twice the size of New York’s Central Park that could have poured nearly a billion euros into Greece’s depleted coffers. The plans stalled late last year after the far-left Syriza party took […]
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Greece does about-face, pledges big privatization push

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 20:08
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Work was supposed to begin next year on a 7 billion euros ($7.6 billion) waterfront urban renewal project almost twice the size of New York’s Central Park that could have poured nearly a billion euros into Greece’s depleted coffers. The plans stalled late last year after the far-left Syriza party took […]

70 years later: How World War II changed America

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 20:07

The war years sowed the seeds of the modern USA.

       

KKK, African-American group plan rallies at South Carolina Capitol

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 20:03

 Inside The Ku Klux KlanA Ku Klux Klan chapter and an African-American group plan overlapping demonstrations on Saturday outside the South Carolina State House, where state officials removed the Confederate battle flag last week. Governor Nikki Haley, who called for the flag's removal from the State House grounds after the killing of nine African-Americans in a Charleston church last month, urged South Carolinians to steer clear of the Klan rally. "Our family hopes the people of South Carolina will join us in staying away from the disruptive, hateful spectacle members of the Ku Klux Klan hope to create over the weekend and instead focus on what brings us together," Haley said in a statement posted to her Facebook page.


WWII 70 years later: Truman viewed bomb as 'tragic,' necessary

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:52

Truman viewed use of nuclear weapons as 'tragic,' but necessary to end war quickly.

       

Beekeepers arrested over Greek fire

BBC World News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:45
Two beekeepers are arrested for accidentally starting a fire that spread across hills surrounding Athens, the city's fire department says.
Categories: BBC World News

Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev moved to Supermax prison

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:44

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is now detained in the highest-security prison in the country.

       

Boston Marathon bomber is moved to Colorado Supermax prison

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:44

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is now detained in the highest-security prison in the country.

       

Ayatollah Khamenei, Backing Iran Negotiators, Endorses Nuclear Deal

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:23
The supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, voiced support for the deal while also saying it would not end the hostility between Iran and the United States.









Blackfeet Tribe chief's legacy spans two centuries

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:21

When he retires in 2016, Chief Earl Old Person will have held public office for 56 years.

       

AP Poll: Sharp divisions after high court backs gay marriage

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:20

if there's a conflict, a majority of those questioned think religious liberties should win

       

Trump bashes Arianna Huffington as 'liberal clown'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:14

Trump bashes Arianna Huffington as 'liberal clown'

       

Spanish 'ghost airport' sold off

BBC World News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:13
An abandoned airport that fell victim to Spain's property bust is snapped up by foreign investors for €10,000 (£7,000) at a bankruptcy auction.
Categories: BBC World News

WWII 70 years later: FDR truly was leader of the free world

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:12

Roosevelt led the fight against tyranny, yet never saw the ultimate triumph.

       

WWII 70 years later: FDR truly was leader of the free world

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:12

Roosevelt led the fight against tyranny, yet never saw the ultimate triumph.

       

‘1920’: an eventful preview for the rest of the 20th century

NBA - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:03
Eric Burns’ new nonfiction book “1920: The Year that Made the Decade Roar” delivers a good read as it tries to make a case that events of 1920 set the agenda for the rest of the 20th century.
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‘1920’: an eventful preview for the rest of the 20th century

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:03
Eric Burns’ new nonfiction book “1920: The Year that Made the Decade Roar” delivers a good read as it tries to make a case that events of 1920 set the agenda for the rest of the 20th century.
Categories: Sports Center

‘1920’: an eventful preview for the rest of the 20th century

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:03
Eric Burns’ new nonfiction book “1920: The Year that Made the Decade Roar” delivers a good read as it tries to make a case that events of 1920 set the agenda for the rest of the 20th century.

Predictive Power: Forecasters Expect a Strong Economy for the 2016 Presidential Election

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 19:01
The economy, and how fast it’s changing, can matter a lot in presidential politics.









Saudi Arabia says it stopped Islamic State attacks, arrests 400

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 18:52

Saudi Arabia said Saturday it broke up planned Islamic State attacks in the kingdom, announcing it has arrested over 400 people in its raids...