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The Latest: Gov. Snyder, Flint mayor to discuss city’s water

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:30

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Flint’s water crisis and efforts to fix the problem of lead in the drinking water (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver have scheduled a news conference to address the actions the Michigan city has taken and the next steps it […]

At least 49 people die as result of snowstorm that hit East

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:26

Passers-by help push a stuck car out of the snow as another motorist tows it out in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. A winter storm has hit the East Coast, creating a blizzard with brutally high winds, dangerous inland flooding and white-out conditions. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)At least 49 people have died as a result of the mammoth snowstorm that pounded the Eastern U.S. The deaths resulted from car accidents, carbon monoxide poisoning and heart attacks while shoveling snow.


PM says Singapore will allow more opposition lawmakers

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:23

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s prime minister on Wednesday announced constitutional amendments that would result in more opposition politicians in Parliament, long dominated by his ruling People’s Action Party. Lee Hsien Loong, who is also secretary general of the party, said the changes will ensure the government is “always kept on its toes.” The PAP has […]
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PM says Singapore will allow more opposition lawmakers

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:23

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s prime minister on Wednesday announced constitutional amendments that would result in more opposition politicians in Parliament, long dominated by his ruling People’s Action Party. Lee Hsien Loong, who is also secretary general of the party, said the changes will ensure the government is “always kept on its toes.” The PAP has […]
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PM says Singapore will allow more opposition lawmakers

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:23

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s prime minister on Wednesday announced constitutional amendments that would result in more opposition politicians in Parliament, long dominated by his ruling People’s Action Party. Lee Hsien Loong, who is also secretary general of the party, said the changes will ensure the government is “always kept on its toes.” The PAP has […]

The Latest: Man accused in Masonic plot moved to new jail

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:22

Samy Mohamed Hamzeh is seen in an undated photo provided by the Waukesha County (Wis.) Sheriff’s Department. Federal prosecutors charged 23-year-old Samy Mohamed Hamzeh on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, with unlawfully possessing a machine gun and receiving and possessing firearms not registered to him. Federal agents said Tuesday that Mohamed Hamzeh wanted to storm a Masonic temple with a machine gun and kill at least 30 people in an attack he hoped would show "nobody can play with Muslims" and spark more mass shootings in the United States. (Waukesha County (Wis.) Sheriff’s Department via AP)MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on a man accused of planning to attack a Masonic temple in Milwaukee (all times local):


Federal pain panel rife with links to pharma companies

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a third of the members on a government panel that made headlines by calling an effort to curb overprescribing of OxyContin and other painkillers “horrible,” have drug-industry ties. The Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee is a government advisory panel of federal scientists, outside academics and patient representatives. Of the 18 committee […]
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Federal pain panel rife with links to pharma companies

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a third of the members on a government panel that made headlines by calling an effort to curb overprescribing of OxyContin and other painkillers “horrible,” have drug-industry ties. The Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee is a government advisory panel of federal scientists, outside academics and patient representatives. Of the 18 committee […]
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Federal pain panel rife with links to pharma companies

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a third of the members on a government panel that made headlines by calling an effort to curb overprescribing of OxyContin and other painkillers “horrible,” have drug-industry ties. The Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee is a government advisory panel of federal scientists, outside academics and patient representatives. Of the 18 committee […]

Trump to boycott final pre-Iowa debate

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:16
Donald Trump says he will boycott the final Republican presidential debate before the Iowa caucuses, as Fox News angrily refuses his demand to remove a moderator.
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Clock ticking on advanced courses at Rainier Beach, while students fill more I.B. classes

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:15

As the final year of funding approaches for a popular advanced-learning program at one of Seattle's poorest high schools, a community goes into overdrive to find answers.
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Clock ticking on advanced courses at Rainier Beach, while students fill more I.B. classes

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:15

As the final year of funding approaches for a popular advanced-learning program at one of Seattle's poorest high schools, a community goes into overdrive to find answers.
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Clock ticking on advanced courses at Rainier Beach, while students fill more I.B. classes

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:15

As the final year of funding approaches for a popular advanced-learning program at one of Seattle's poorest high schools, a community goes into overdrive to find answers.

New York Philharmonic Taps Jaap van Zweden as Its Next Maestro

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:15
The appointment of Mr. van Zweden ends nearly a year of speculation about who would succeed Alan Gilbert as music director when he steps down next year.









Challenger disaster: McAuliffe’s students go on to teach

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:14

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Thirty years after the Concord High School class of ’86 watched social studies teacher Christa McAuliffe and six astronauts perish when the space shuttle Challenger exploded on live TV, a number of them have gone into teaching — and some wonder if, indirectly, the tragedy affected them enough that they wanted […]
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Challenger disaster: McAuliffe’s students go on to teach

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:14

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Thirty years after the Concord High School class of ’86 watched social studies teacher Christa McAuliffe and six astronauts perish when the space shuttle Challenger exploded on live TV, a number of them have gone into teaching — and some wonder if, indirectly, the tragedy affected them enough that they wanted […]
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Challenger disaster: McAuliffe’s students go on to teach

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:14

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Thirty years after the Concord High School class of ’86 watched social studies teacher Christa McAuliffe and six astronauts perish when the space shuttle Challenger exploded on live TV, a number of them have gone into teaching — and some wonder if, indirectly, the tragedy affected them enough that they wanted […]

Def Leppard to debut new music video in ‘Guitar Hero’ game

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:13

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Def Leppard is pouring some video into “Guitar Hero.” The rock band will be the first artist ever to debut a new music video through the long-running video game series. The music video for “Dangerous” from the band’s recently released self-titled album will premiere Wednesday on “Guitar Hero Live,” the latest […]
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Def Leppard to debut new music video in ‘Guitar Hero’ game

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:13

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Def Leppard is pouring some video into “Guitar Hero.” The rock band will be the first artist ever to debut a new music video through the long-running video game series. The music video for “Dangerous” from the band’s recently released self-titled album will premiere Wednesday on “Guitar Hero Live,” the latest […]
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Def Leppard to debut new music video in ‘Guitar Hero’ game

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:13

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Def Leppard is pouring some video into “Guitar Hero.” The rock band will be the first artist ever to debut a new music video through the long-running video game series. The music video for “Dangerous” from the band’s recently released self-titled album will premiere Wednesday on “Guitar Hero Live,” the latest […]