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Hong Kong’s Tiananmen Museum faces closure threat

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:07

HONG KONG (AP) — The operators of the world’s only museum chronicling the Chinese government’s brutal 1989 crackdown on student protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square say it faces closure because of a legal dispute. The pro-democracy group behind the tiny Hong Kong museum said Friday that they have decided to look for another space rather […]
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Hong Kong’s Tiananmen Museum faces closure threat

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:07

HONG KONG (AP) — The operators of the world’s only museum chronicling the Chinese government’s brutal 1989 crackdown on student protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square say it faces closure because of a legal dispute. The pro-democracy group behind the tiny Hong Kong museum said Friday that they have decided to look for another space rather […]
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Hong Kong’s Tiananmen Museum faces closure threat

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:07

HONG KONG (AP) — The operators of the world’s only museum chronicling the Chinese government’s brutal 1989 crackdown on student protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square say it faces closure because of a legal dispute. The pro-democracy group behind the tiny Hong Kong museum said Friday that they have decided to look for another space rather […]

Russia’s top diplomat in Japan to discuss leaders’ meetings

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:04

TOKYO (AP) — Russia’s top diplomat is holding talks with his Japanese counterpart in Tokyo to discuss preparations for meetings between the two leaders this year. Sergey Lavrov’s trip comes days after Japan hosted foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations. Russia is barred from G-7 because of its annexation of Crimea in […]
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Russia’s top diplomat in Japan to discuss leaders’ meetings

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:04

TOKYO (AP) — Russia’s top diplomat is holding talks with his Japanese counterpart in Tokyo to discuss preparations for meetings between the two leaders this year. Sergey Lavrov’s trip comes days after Japan hosted foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations. Russia is barred from G-7 because of its annexation of Crimea in […]
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Russia’s top diplomat in Japan to discuss leaders’ meetings

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:04

TOKYO (AP) — Russia’s top diplomat is holding talks with his Japanese counterpart in Tokyo to discuss preparations for meetings between the two leaders this year. Sergey Lavrov’s trip comes days after Japan hosted foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations. Russia is barred from G-7 because of its annexation of Crimea in […]

Scandal-hit VW brand sees sales drop in German market

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:02

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen AG saw sales fall in its home market as it struggles to overcome a scandal over cars that cheated on diesel emissions tests. Sales figures out Friday for the Volkswagen brand fell 8.2 percent in Germany to 53,400 vehicles. That was part of a worldwide drop of 2.7 […]
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Scandal-hit VW brand sees sales drop in German market

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:02

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen AG saw sales fall in its home market as it struggles to overcome a scandal over cars that cheated on diesel emissions tests. Sales figures out Friday for the Volkswagen brand fell 8.2 percent in Germany to 53,400 vehicles. That was part of a worldwide drop of 2.7 […]
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Scandal-hit VW brand sees sales drop in German market

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:02

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen AG saw sales fall in its home market as it struggles to overcome a scandal over cars that cheated on diesel emissions tests. Sales figures out Friday for the Volkswagen brand fell 8.2 percent in Germany to 53,400 vehicles. That was part of a worldwide drop of 2.7 […]

Scandal-hit VW brand sees sales drop in German market

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:00
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen AG saw sales fall in its home market as it struggles to overcome a scandal over cars that cheated on diesel emissions tests.

When It Comes to a Veil, Brides Can Take It or Leave It

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:00
The decision can reflect faith, family pressures, feminist principles and fashion.

Inquiries Cloud de Blasio’s Bid to Come Off as Strong Manager Before ’17 Race

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:00
Even as Mayor Bill de Blasio works to portray himself as an effective municipal steward ahead of the election, four investigations have put his ability and style under scrutiny.

Critic's Notebook: A Capstone, Not an End, to James Levine’s Career

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:00
Mr. Levine, in stepping aside as the Metropolitan Opera’s music director and taking the title of music director emeritus, still has much to contribute.









Modern Love: It’s Been a Long Time Coming

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:00
When a gay son brings his boyfriend home to meet his parents, it leads to a misunderstanding that lasts for decades.

Saudi confirms ‘genuine’ $681M donation to Malaysian PM

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:58

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says $681 million banked into the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s bank accounts was a “genuine donation.” Najib’s office said Friday that the confirmation by Adel Al-Jubeir vindicates Najib against allegations that the money was siphoned from heavily indebted state investment fund 1MDB. Al-Jubeir says Saudi […]
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Saudi confirms ‘genuine’ $681M donation to Malaysian PM

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:58

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says $681 million banked into the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s bank accounts was a “genuine donation.” Najib’s office said Friday that the confirmation by Adel Al-Jubeir vindicates Najib against allegations that the money was siphoned from heavily indebted state investment fund 1MDB. Al-Jubeir says Saudi […]
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Saudi confirms ‘genuine’ $681M donation to Malaysian PM

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:58

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says $681 million banked into the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s bank accounts was a “genuine donation.” Najib’s office said Friday that the confirmation by Adel Al-Jubeir vindicates Najib against allegations that the money was siphoned from heavily indebted state investment fund 1MDB. Al-Jubeir says Saudi […]

Albania to probe failed privatization of power utility

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:53
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's Parliament launched an investigation of the botched sale of its power corporation, which reportedly cost the state 414 million euros.

Bird strike causes plane to make emergency landing

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:46

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say a plane flying from New York to Tennessee made an emergency landing in West Virginia after striking a bird. News outlets report the 57 passengers onboard the Delta flight had an unexpected layover Thursday at Charleston’s Yeager Airport. The aircraft was headed to Nashville, Tennessee, from New York’s LaGuardia […]
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Bird strike causes plane to make emergency landing

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:46

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say a plane flying from New York to Tennessee made an emergency landing in West Virginia after striking a bird. News outlets report the 57 passengers onboard the Delta flight had an unexpected layover Thursday at Charleston’s Yeager Airport. The aircraft was headed to Nashville, Tennessee, from New York’s LaGuardia […]
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