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New rules allow more civilian casualties in air war against ISIL

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:12

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon’s air war against the Islamic State has grown increasingly aggressive since late fall, accepting more risk that c...

       

Belgian authorities investigating IS fighters reports

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:04

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities say they are investigating information that suggests the Islamic State group has sent more fighters to Europe. Paul Van Tigchelt, the head of Belgium’s security threat analysis center, says Tuesday that “signals appear to suggest that IS has again sent fighters to Europe, to our country.” He did not elaborate. […]
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Belgian authorities investigating IS fighters reports

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:04

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities say they are investigating information that suggests the Islamic State group has sent more fighters to Europe. Paul Van Tigchelt, the head of Belgium’s security threat analysis center, says Tuesday that “signals appear to suggest that IS has again sent fighters to Europe, to our country.” He did not elaborate. […]
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Belgian authorities investigating IS fighters reports

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:04

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities say they are investigating information that suggests the Islamic State group has sent more fighters to Europe. Paul Van Tigchelt, the head of Belgium’s security threat analysis center, says Tuesday that “signals appear to suggest that IS has again sent fighters to Europe, to our country.” He did not elaborate. […]

2 bands cancel North Carolina concerts over new LGBT law

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:03

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two rock bands have become the latest to cancel concerts in North Carolina because of the state’s new law on LGBT rights. In a statement issued Monday on the band’s website, Pearl Jam called the law “a despicable piece of legislation that encourages discrimination against an entire group of American citizens.” […]
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2 bands cancel North Carolina concerts over new LGBT law

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:03

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two rock bands have become the latest to cancel concerts in North Carolina because of the state’s new law on LGBT rights. In a statement issued Monday on the band’s website, Pearl Jam called the law “a despicable piece of legislation that encourages discrimination against an entire group of American citizens.” […]
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2 bands cancel North Carolina concerts over new LGBT law

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:03

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two rock bands have become the latest to cancel concerts in North Carolina because of the state’s new law on LGBT rights. In a statement issued Monday on the band’s website, Pearl Jam called the law “a despicable piece of legislation that encourages discrimination against an entire group of American citizens.” […]

German investor confidence up despite concern over UK vote

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:03

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A survey of investment analysts shows confidence rose in the German economy thanks to somewhat better economic news out of China. The ZEW index rose to 11.2 points in April, up from 4.3 in March. Optimism increased despite fears about a possible British exit from the European Union after a June […]
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German investor confidence up despite concern over UK vote

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:03

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A survey of investment analysts shows confidence rose in the German economy thanks to somewhat better economic news out of China. The ZEW index rose to 11.2 points in April, up from 4.3 in March. Optimism increased despite fears about a possible British exit from the European Union after a June […]
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German investor confidence up despite concern over UK vote

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:03

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A survey of investment analysts shows confidence rose in the German economy thanks to somewhat better economic news out of China. The ZEW index rose to 11.2 points in April, up from 4.3 in March. Optimism increased despite fears about a possible British exit from the European Union after a June […]

Police: Body of missing Florida priest found in Georgia

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:02

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — The weeklong search for a missing Florida priest ended in rural east Georgia when authorities found what they believe to be the body of the Rev. Rene Wayne Robert. St. Johns County Sheriff made the announcement Monday night in St. Augustine, where 71-year-old Robert was a senior priest for the […]
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Police: Body of missing Florida priest found in Georgia

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:02

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — The weeklong search for a missing Florida priest ended in rural east Georgia when authorities found what they believe to be the body of the Rev. Rene Wayne Robert. St. Johns County Sheriff made the announcement Monday night in St. Augustine, where 71-year-old Robert was a senior priest for the […]
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Police: Body of missing Florida priest found in Georgia

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:02

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — The weeklong search for a missing Florida priest ended in rural east Georgia when authorities found what they believe to be the body of the Rev. Rene Wayne Robert. St. Johns County Sheriff made the announcement Monday night in St. Augustine, where 71-year-old Robert was a senior priest for the […]

The Getaway: 10 Ways to Be a Greener Traveler, Even if You Love to Fly

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00
Frequent fliers and those in pursuit of luxury can still help the environment with these small, easy steps.

Feature: Iceland’s Water Cure

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00
Can the secret to the country’s happiness be found in its communal pools?

In Kansas, lawmakers lose patience with governor’s tax cuts

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — After he became Kansas governor in 2011, Sam Brownback slashed personal income taxes on the promise that the deep cuts would trigger a furious wave of hiring and expansion by businesses. But the “shot of adrenaline” hasn’t worked as envisioned, and the state budget has been in crisis ever since. Now […]
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In Kansas, lawmakers lose patience with governor’s tax cuts

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — After he became Kansas governor in 2011, Sam Brownback slashed personal income taxes on the promise that the deep cuts would trigger a furious wave of hiring and expansion by businesses. But the “shot of adrenaline” hasn’t worked as envisioned, and the state budget has been in crisis ever since. Now […]
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In Kansas, lawmakers lose patience with governor’s tax cuts

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — After he became Kansas governor in 2011, Sam Brownback slashed personal income taxes on the promise that the deep cuts would trigger a furious wave of hiring and expansion by businesses. But the “shot of adrenaline” hasn’t worked as envisioned, and the state budget has been in crisis ever since. Now […]

First Words: Earning the ‘Woke’ Badge

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00
Even as some people try to get recognition for their social awareness, others are calling them out for trying to score points.

Talk: Melissa Gilbert Never Saw Congress in Her Future

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00
The “Little House on the Prairie” actress and aspiring politician talks about switching careers, why politicians should be more candid and the job she had in common with Ronald Reagan.