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Metal on Thai beach likely to be rocket, not plane part

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:10

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese rocket maker said Monday that a large piece of metal that washed up on a beach in Thailand is likely part of a rocket launched by Japan, not a missing Malaysian plane. The discovery of the metal sparked speculation that it might be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared […]

Massive funnel-web spider to be milked

BBC World News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:08
Big Boy, a funnel-web spider with a leg span of 10cm, is the largest specimen ever handed in to Australia's only venom-milking programme.
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Washington state lawmaker alters bio after questions raised about war record - Military Times

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:04

Military Times

Washington state lawmaker alters bio after questions raised about war record
Military Times
SEATTLE — A Washington state lawmaker who served in the Arizona Air National Guard has altered his official online biography after a newspaper raised questions about medals he claimed to have earned. Until recently, Republican Rep. Graham Hunt of ...
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India, France sign Rafale jet agreement

BBC World News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:03
India signs a deal with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces.
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India nears deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:01

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s prime minister says the government is close to sealing an agreement with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets. Narendra Modi made the announcement Monday after meeting with President Francois Hollande who is on a three-day visit to India. Modi said some financial details on the multibillion euro deal still […]
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India nears deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:01

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s prime minister says the government is close to sealing an agreement with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets. Narendra Modi made the announcement Monday after meeting with President Francois Hollande who is on a three-day visit to India. Modi said some financial details on the multibillion euro deal still […]
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India nears deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:01

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s prime minister says the government is close to sealing an agreement with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets. Narendra Modi made the announcement Monday after meeting with President Francois Hollande who is on a three-day visit to India. Modi said some financial details on the multibillion euro deal still […]

Praise for de Blasio and Cuomo, but Complaints in Queens After Blizzard

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:00
As Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo were lauded for their coordinated response to the storm, the mayor sought to head off criticism from Queens, where many streets were seemingly untouched.









African Economies, and Hopes for New Era, Are Shaken by China

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:00
Plunging prices are revealing how much nations, hailed in recent years as perhaps having outgrown their roots in raw materials, still depend on those commodities.









The Powers That Were

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:00
In “The Rise and Fall of American Growth,” Robert J. Gordon declares that the kind of rapid economic growth we still consider our due was in fact a one-time-only event.









Rumsfeld: George H.W. Bush's attacks not helpful to Jeb

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:58

Rumsfeld-Bush feud goes back four decades

       

Voices: What I learned by not drinking in college

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:54

You sometimes feel like you're failing to fit a certain “college student” mold.

       

Woman locked up in bunker by Swedish doctor demands damages

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:53

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish doctor who admitted to abducting a woman and locking her up in a home-made bunker had planned the crime for years and may have tried to capture other victims, prosecutors said as the trial started Monday. Prosecutors and defense lawyers gave opening statements in the Stockholm district court before proceedings […]
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Woman locked up in bunker by Swedish doctor demands damages

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:53

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish doctor who admitted to abducting a woman and locking her up in a home-made bunker had planned the crime for years and may have tried to capture other victims, prosecutors said as the trial started Monday. Prosecutors and defense lawyers gave opening statements in the Stockholm district court before proceedings […]
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Woman locked up in bunker by Swedish doctor demands damages

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:53

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish doctor who admitted to abducting a woman and locking her up in a home-made bunker had planned the crime for years and may have tried to capture other victims, prosecutors said as the trial started Monday. Prosecutors and defense lawyers gave opening statements in the Stockholm district court before proceedings […]

Japanese rocket maker says metal piece found on Thai coast ‘highly likely’ to be rocket part

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:45

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese rocket maker says metal piece found on Thai coast ‘highly likely’ to be rocket part.
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Japanese rocket maker says metal piece found on Thai coast ‘highly likely’ to be rocket part

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:45

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese rocket maker says metal piece found on Thai coast ‘highly likely’ to be rocket part.
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Japanese rocket maker says metal piece found on Thai coast ‘highly likely’ to be rocket part

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:45

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese rocket maker says metal piece found on Thai coast ‘highly likely’ to be rocket part.

North Carolina woman ditches truck, rides horse to work

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:42

When Gabby Lagdon had to come to work, there was one problem: her rear wheel drive truck always gets stuck in the snow.

       

Hiker pens guide to Civil War sites on Appalachian Trail

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:37

N.C. woman knew there was more to trail than romantic notions of wilderness wanderings.