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Flint Weighs Scope of Harm to Children Caused by Lead in Water

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:52
As officials try to track how many children in Flint, Mich., have been exposed to lead, underlying troubles prevalent among low-income families add to concerns.









US stocks rise on Japan stimulus, earnings and energy prices

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:51

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Friday morning, led by gains in technology companies after Microsoft reported healthy growth in its cloud computing business. Visa and MasterCard also rose sharply after reporting strong earnings. European markets also rose, and Asian indexes climbed after Japan’s central bank announced more aggressive moves to stimulate that […]
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US stocks rise on Japan stimulus, earnings and energy prices

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:51

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Friday morning, led by gains in technology companies after Microsoft reported healthy growth in its cloud computing business. Visa and MasterCard also rose sharply after reporting strong earnings. European markets also rose, and Asian indexes climbed after Japan’s central bank announced more aggressive moves to stimulate that […]
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US stocks rise on Japan stimulus, earnings and energy prices

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:51

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Friday morning, led by gains in technology companies after Microsoft reported healthy growth in its cloud computing business. Visa and MasterCard also rose sharply after reporting strong earnings. European markets also rose, and Asian indexes climbed after Japan’s central bank announced more aggressive moves to stimulate that […]

GE Aviation cutting more 7 percent of engineering workforce

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:49
EVENDALE, Ohio (AP) — GE Aviation is cutting 238 engineering jobs in southwestern Ohio and 69 at other U.S. sites as it trims more than 7 percent of its engineering workforce.

Navy: Fighter jets caused sonic booms along New Jersey coast

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:48

 Fighter jets caused sonic booms along New Jersey coastOfficials say sonic booms heard and felt along the coast from New Jersey to Connecticut were caused by military fighter jets conducting tests.


'Mass graves' detected in Burundi

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:44
A rights group says it has found possible mass graves in Burundi's capital, where security forces are accused of killing scores of people in December.
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The Latest: Cruz ahead of rivals with $19 million in cash

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:43

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign began the year with about $19 million in available cash, likely giving him a financial edge over most of his Republican rivals. […]
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The Latest: Cruz ahead of rivals with $19 million in cash

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:43

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign began the year with about $19 million in available cash, likely giving him a financial edge over most of his Republican rivals. […]
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The Latest: Cruz ahead of rivals with $19 million in cash

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:43

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign began the year with about $19 million in available cash, likely giving him a financial edge over most of his Republican rivals. […]

Mardi Gras season kicks into high gear with parades

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:42

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The ladders where children will sit and catch beads are out. The fences are up to protect lawns and houses. The grandstands are assembled. Mardi Gras season is kicking into high gear in New Orleans with the first of the city’s major parades rolling this weekend down the city’s famed St. […]
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Mardi Gras season kicks into high gear with parades

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:42

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The ladders where children will sit and catch beads are out. The fences are up to protect lawns and houses. The grandstands are assembled. Mardi Gras season is kicking into high gear in New Orleans with the first of the city’s major parades rolling this weekend down the city’s famed St. […]
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Mardi Gras season kicks into high gear with parades

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:42

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The ladders where children will sit and catch beads are out. The fences are up to protect lawns and houses. The grandstands are assembled. Mardi Gras season is kicking into high gear in New Orleans with the first of the city’s major parades rolling this weekend down the city’s famed St. […]

Kremlin Demands Explanation for ‘Outrageous’ U.S. Remarks About Putin

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:35
Moscow reacted to statements by two senior American officials who said that the Russian president had enriched himself through corruption.









Myanmar ends parliament with a party

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:34
Myanmar's politicians see out the end of their parliament - and with it decades of military-only rule - with karaoke and dancing.
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Your Friday Briefing: Donald Trump, Oregon, Flint

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:32
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.









Upper Midwest farmers transitioning to organic can get aid

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:31

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota and Minnesota are helping farmers with the three-year transition from traditional crops to organic production, an effort that the industry’s main trade group says could boost the acreage of organically grown crops in the U.S. if it takes root beyond the upper Midwest. Minnesota started its grant program first, […]
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Upper Midwest farmers transitioning to organic can get aid

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:31

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota and Minnesota are helping farmers with the three-year transition from traditional crops to organic production, an effort that the industry’s main trade group says could boost the acreage of organically grown crops in the U.S. if it takes root beyond the upper Midwest. Minnesota started its grant program first, […]
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Upper Midwest farmers transitioning to organic can get aid

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:31

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota and Minnesota are helping farmers with the three-year transition from traditional crops to organic production, an effort that the industry’s main trade group says could boost the acreage of organically grown crops in the U.S. if it takes root beyond the upper Midwest. Minnesota started its grant program first, […]

Upper Midwest farmers transitioning to organic can get aid

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:30
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota and Minnesota are helping farmers with the three-year transition from traditional crops to organic production, an effort that the industry's main trade group says could boost the acreage of organically grown crops in the U.S. if it takes root beyond the upper Midwest.