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Eradication of Zika-spreading mosquito in Brazil unlikely

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:03

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — In the 1940s and 1950s, Brazilian authorities made such a ferocious assault on Aedes aegypti — the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus — that it was eradicated from Latin America’s largest country by 1958. But Aedes aegypti returned, and now Brazil has launched another offensive against the pest, employing hundreds […]
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Eradication of Zika-spreading mosquito in Brazil unlikely

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:03

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — In the 1940s and 1950s, Brazilian authorities made such a ferocious assault on Aedes aegypti — the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus — that it was eradicated from Latin America’s largest country by 1958. But Aedes aegypti returned, and now Brazil has launched another offensive against the pest, employing hundreds […]

Immigrant kids placed with adults who are in US illegally

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:57

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The vast majority of immigrant children who arrive alone at the U.S. border are placed by the government with adults who are in the country illegally, federal data reviewed by The Associated Press show. The government has long said that it places the children with family and friends regardless of immigration […]
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Immigrant kids placed with adults who are in US illegally

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:57

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The vast majority of immigrant children who arrive alone at the U.S. border are placed by the government with adults who are in the country illegally, federal data reviewed by The Associated Press show. The government has long said that it places the children with family and friends regardless of immigration […]
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Immigrant kids placed with adults who are in US illegally

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:57

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The vast majority of immigrant children who arrive alone at the U.S. border are placed by the government with adults who are in the country illegally, federal data reviewed by The Associated Press show. The government has long said that it places the children with family and friends regardless of immigration […]

China extending anti-graft measures to officials' families

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:56
BEIJING (AP) — Seeking to further reduce opportunities for corruption, China will include additional cities and regions in a pilot program begun in the financial hub of Shanghai that restricts the business dealings of officials' spouses and children, the government said Tuesday.

California governor, agencies face legal claims in gas blowout

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:52

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks before signing a bill hiking California's minimum wage to $15 by 2023 in Los AngelesHundreds of Los Angeles homeowners who live near the site of the worst U.S. methane leak have filed claims against state regulators and the governor, seeking $3.5 million each in damages for government failures they blame for the gas blowout.


Unloved B.C. homes find new lives on San Juan Islands

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:49

National housing experts said the house-relocation project in the San Juans and another on a nearby island might be the first of their kind.
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Unloved B.C. homes find new lives on San Juan Islands

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:49

National housing experts said the house-relocation project in the San Juans and another on a nearby island might be the first of their kind.
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Unloved B.C. homes find new lives on San Juan Islands

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:49

National housing experts said the house-relocation project in the San Juans and another on a nearby island might be the first of their kind.

Missing Florida priest found dead in Georgia, police say

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:48
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A 71-year-old Florida priest missing since last week has been found dead in Georgia, police said Monday night.

Officials: At least 28 dead, over 300 wounded in Kabul attack

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:47

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

       

McDonald's milkshake saga too good to be true

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:45

Josh Raby may be a good storyteller but not necessarily a good truth teller.

       

Australian leader says he plans to call rare early election

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:43
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister said on Tuesday he expects to call a rare early election, with the nation likely to head to the polls in July amid waning popularity for the ruling conservative party.

The Latest: Bomb survivor runs marathon on prosthetic blade

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:42

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Patrick Downes, second from left, crosses the finish line companions during the the 120th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on Monday's 120th running of the Boston Marathon (all times local):


Fans throw bracelets on ice, Flyers lose Game 3

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:42

Fans throw bracelets on ice, Flyers lose Game 3Wayne Simmonds raised his hand toward the crowd and pleaded with fans to stop hurling colorful bracelets on the ice.


Seattle University hires Suzy Barcomb as women’s basketball coach

WA Cougars - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:41

Barcomb takes over for Joan Bonvicini and comes to Seattle from Cal State East Bay. She coached Puget Sound for 12 seasons before that.
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Seattle University hires Suzy Barcomb as women’s basketball coach

WA Huskies - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:41

Barcomb takes over for Joan Bonvicini and comes to Seattle from Cal State East Bay. She coached Puget Sound for 12 seasons before that.
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The Latest: Officer shot during carjacking out of hospital

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:41
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Philadelphia police officer shot during a carjacking (all times local):

Tiny toddler who wears baby clothes is beating the odds

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:37

Tiny toddler who wears baby clothes is beating the odds