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NZ 'Buddha man' to be freed in Myanmar

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:48
New Zealander Philip Blackwood, serving two-years in Myanmar for insulting Buddhism, is among more than 100 prisoners to be released from jail.
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IS affiliate claims bomb attack in Giza, Egypt that killed 6

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:45

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s affiliate of the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack in Cairo’s twin city of Giza that killed at least six people, including three policemen. The Associated Press could not independently verify the claim, which was issued via a statement circulated by the group’s sympathizers on social media […]
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IS affiliate claims bomb attack in Giza, Egypt that killed 6

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:45

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s affiliate of the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack in Cairo’s twin city of Giza that killed at least six people, including three policemen. The Associated Press could not independently verify the claim, which was issued via a statement circulated by the group’s sympathizers on social media […]
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IS affiliate claims bomb attack in Giza, Egypt that killed 6

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:45

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s affiliate of the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack in Cairo’s twin city of Giza that killed at least six people, including three policemen. The Associated Press could not independently verify the claim, which was issued via a statement circulated by the group’s sympathizers on social media […]

US regulator blocks Philips' deal to sell Lumileds division

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:45
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Electronics giant Philips says the planned sale of a majority stake in its LED components and automotive lighting division to a consortium led by investment fund GO Scale Capital has been scrapped after the two sides failed to get clearance from U.S. regulators.

Aiming for downhill win record, Vonn leads Cortina training

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:44

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn led the final training session for a World Cup downhill Friday and can break the career record for wins in skiing’s signature event on Saturday. Vonn clocked 1 minutes, 37.48 seconds down the Olympia delle Tofane course for a 0.38-second lead over Verena Stuffer of Italy. Tina Weirather […]
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Aiming for downhill win record, Vonn leads Cortina training

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:44

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn led the final training session for a World Cup downhill Friday and can break the career record for wins in skiing’s signature event on Saturday. Vonn clocked 1 minutes, 37.48 seconds down the Olympia delle Tofane course for a 0.38-second lead over Verena Stuffer of Italy. Tina Weirather […]
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Aiming for downhill win record, Vonn leads Cortina training

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:44

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn led the final training session for a World Cup downhill Friday and can break the career record for wins in skiing’s signature event on Saturday. Vonn clocked 1 minutes, 37.48 seconds down the Olympia delle Tofane course for a 0.38-second lead over Verena Stuffer of Italy. Tina Weirather […]

Leopard enters Nepal suburb, injures 1 person

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:44

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say a leopard has wandered into a suburb south of Nepal’s capital and attacked a man who was walking along a road. The man was not seriously injured in Friday’s attack. Police official Megh Bahadur Khatri said forest guards and police were quickly called to the suburb, Kirtipur, and found […]
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Leopard enters Nepal suburb, injures 1 person

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:44

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say a leopard has wandered into a suburb south of Nepal’s capital and attacked a man who was walking along a road. The man was not seriously injured in Friday’s attack. Police official Megh Bahadur Khatri said forest guards and police were quickly called to the suburb, Kirtipur, and found […]
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Leopard enters Nepal suburb, injures 1 person

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:44

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say a leopard has wandered into a suburb south of Nepal’s capital and attacked a man who was walking along a road. The man was not seriously injured in Friday’s attack. Police official Megh Bahadur Khatri said forest guards and police were quickly called to the suburb, Kirtipur, and found […]

No charges after homeless man is paid to pour coffee on head

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:43

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say no charges will be filed after a stranger paid a homeless man $5 to pour coffee on himself twice. Police say that’s because Ronald Leggatt consented even though he was embarrassed. The 65-year-old tells the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1nqmYk4 ) he let a stranger videotape him […]
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No charges after homeless man is paid to pour coffee on head

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:43

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say no charges will be filed after a stranger paid a homeless man $5 to pour coffee on himself twice. Police say that’s because Ronald Leggatt consented even though he was embarrassed. The 65-year-old tells the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1nqmYk4 ) he let a stranger videotape him […]
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No charges after homeless man is paid to pour coffee on head

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:43

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say no charges will be filed after a stranger paid a homeless man $5 to pour coffee on himself twice. Police say that’s because Ronald Leggatt consented even though he was embarrassed. The 65-year-old tells the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1nqmYk4 ) he let a stranger videotape him […]

Germany’s Lufthansa, union agree to arbitration talks

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:43

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Lufthansa and the union representing its cabin crew say they’ve agreed to arbitration in a long and bitter labor dispute that has cost the airline millions. The UFO union has staged multiple strikes to press its demands, including transition payments for its 19,000 members if they retire early. The contract dispute […]
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Germany’s Lufthansa, union agree to arbitration talks

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:43

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Lufthansa and the union representing its cabin crew say they’ve agreed to arbitration in a long and bitter labor dispute that has cost the airline millions. The UFO union has staged multiple strikes to press its demands, including transition payments for its 19,000 members if they retire early. The contract dispute […]
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Germany’s Lufthansa, union agree to arbitration talks

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:43

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Lufthansa and the union representing its cabin crew say they’ve agreed to arbitration in a long and bitter labor dispute that has cost the airline millions. The UFO union has staged multiple strikes to press its demands, including transition payments for its 19,000 members if they retire early. The contract dispute […]

No charges after homeless man is paid to pour coffee on head

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:41
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say no charges will be filed after a stranger paid a homeless man $5 to pour coffee on himself twice.

North Korea Says It’s Holding U.S. Student for ‘Hostile Act’

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:39
The University of Virginia student has been accused of entering the North to bring “down the foundation of its single-minded unity.”









Buttons as contemporary art, reimagined in NYC exhibition

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:38

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no denying buttons are an important clothing item, but can they rise to the level of art? A new exhibition at a Manhattan gallery proves they can. In the hands of 11 artists, the everyday, mundane objects are used to create sculptures, portraits and amazing wearable art — some political, […]
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