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Volkswagen to take $18.2 billion hit on emissions scandal

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:37

WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — German carmaker Volkswagen is to take a 16.2 billion-euro ($18.2 billion) hit in its 2015 accounts related to a diesel-emissions scandal identified in the U.S. last year. As a result, the company said Friday it will post a loss of 1.36 billion euros for 2015. The announcement came ahead of a […]

Ohio State trademarks name of ex-football coach Woody Hayes

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:36
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After trademarking the name of current Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer, the university has done the same with a predecessor, Woody Hayes.

Amnesty urges Nigeria to ‘come clean’ over Shiite killings

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:35

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Amnesty International says satellite footage and witness accounts offer damning new evidence that Nigeria’s military killed hundreds of minority Shiite Muslims late last year. The Dec. 12-14 massacre in the northern town of Zaria is currently the subject of a government inquiry. The Amnesty report cites witnesses saying some victims were […]
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Amnesty urges Nigeria to ‘come clean’ over Shiite killings

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:35

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Amnesty International says satellite footage and witness accounts offer damning new evidence that Nigeria’s military killed hundreds of minority Shiite Muslims late last year. The Dec. 12-14 massacre in the northern town of Zaria is currently the subject of a government inquiry. The Amnesty report cites witnesses saying some victims were […]
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Amnesty urges Nigeria to ‘come clean’ over Shiite killings

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:35

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Amnesty International says satellite footage and witness accounts offer damning new evidence that Nigeria’s military killed hundreds of minority Shiite Muslims late last year. The Dec. 12-14 massacre in the northern town of Zaria is currently the subject of a government inquiry. The Amnesty report cites witnesses saying some victims were […]

OFG reports 1Q profit

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:34
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — OFG Bancorp (OFG) on Friday reported a profit available to common shareholders of $10.7 million in its first quarter.

Egypt arrests dozens ahead of rally against president

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:24

CAIRO (AP) — Rights lawyers say Egyptian security forces have rounded up dozens of activists, journalists, and lawyers ahead of planned demonstrations against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s policies, including the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. Rights lawyer Ahmed Abdel-Naby said Friday that dozens were arrested in cafes in downtown Cairo and from […]
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Egypt arrests dozens ahead of rally against president

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:24

CAIRO (AP) — Rights lawyers say Egyptian security forces have rounded up dozens of activists, journalists, and lawyers ahead of planned demonstrations against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s policies, including the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. Rights lawyer Ahmed Abdel-Naby said Friday that dozens were arrested in cafes in downtown Cairo and from […]
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Egypt arrests dozens ahead of rally against president

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:24

CAIRO (AP) — Rights lawyers say Egyptian security forces have rounded up dozens of activists, journalists, and lawyers ahead of planned demonstrations against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s policies, including the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. Rights lawyer Ahmed Abdel-Naby said Friday that dozens were arrested in cafes in downtown Cairo and from […]

Moment of Silence: Romania disqualified from Eurovision

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:09

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s “Moment of Silence” won’t be heard at the Eurovision Song Contest because the national broadcaster owes millions to the European Broadcasting Union. The EBU, which organizes the kitschy but popular competition, said Friday Romania owed $16.3 million. The Romanian finance ministry summoned managers at the TVR public television for a […]
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Moment of Silence: Romania disqualified from Eurovision

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:09

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s “Moment of Silence” won’t be heard at the Eurovision Song Contest because the national broadcaster owes millions to the European Broadcasting Union. The EBU, which organizes the kitschy but popular competition, said Friday Romania owed $16.3 million. The Romanian finance ministry summoned managers at the TVR public television for a […]
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Moment of Silence: Romania disqualified from Eurovision

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:09

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s “Moment of Silence” won’t be heard at the Eurovision Song Contest because the national broadcaster owes millions to the European Broadcasting Union. The EBU, which organizes the kitschy but popular competition, said Friday Romania owed $16.3 million. The Romanian finance ministry summoned managers at the TVR public television for a […]

Nigeria MP 'slapped by prison boss aide'

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:06
The head of Nigeria's prisons service is summoned to appear before parliament after his security guards allegedly slapped a female MP for overtaking his motorcade.
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Report: Third of suicides in US are among middle-aged whites

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:06

NEW YORK (AP) — Middle-aged white people now account for a third of all suicides in the U.S., a new government report shows. Suicide is the nation’s 10th leading cause of death, and the overall rate rose 24 percent in 15 years, according to the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Suicides […]
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Report: Third of suicides in US are among middle-aged whites

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:06

NEW YORK (AP) — Middle-aged white people now account for a third of all suicides in the U.S., a new government report shows. Suicide is the nation’s 10th leading cause of death, and the overall rate rose 24 percent in 15 years, according to the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Suicides […]
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Report: Third of suicides in US are among middle-aged whites

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:06

NEW YORK (AP) — Middle-aged white people now account for a third of all suicides in the U.S., a new government report shows. Suicide is the nation’s 10th leading cause of death, and the overall rate rose 24 percent in 15 years, according to the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Suicides […]

Report: Third of suicides in US are among middle-aged whites

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:04
NEW YORK (AP) — Middle-aged white people now account for a third of all suicides in the U.S., a new government report shows.

US home rents up in March, but signs suggest an easing trend

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans paid more to rent homes last month, but broader measures suggest that the surging increases of prior years have moderated in much of the country. Real estate data firm Zillow said Friday that the median U.S. monthly rent rose a seasonally adjusted 2.6 percent in March from a year ago to […]
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US home rents up in March, but signs suggest an easing trend

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans paid more to rent homes last month, but broader measures suggest that the surging increases of prior years have moderated in much of the country. Real estate data firm Zillow said Friday that the median U.S. monthly rent rose a seasonally adjusted 2.6 percent in March from a year ago to […]
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US home rents up in March, but signs suggest an easing trend

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans paid more to rent homes last month, but broader measures suggest that the surging increases of prior years have moderated in much of the country. Real estate data firm Zillow said Friday that the median U.S. monthly rent rose a seasonally adjusted 2.6 percent in March from a year ago to […]