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Quoi? France wants keyboard adapted to proper grammar

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:44

PARIS (AP) — France’s government is putting out a call for a standardized computer keyboard to replace the multitude of AZERTY models now on the market, saying the current options make it “nearly impossible to write French correctly with a keyboard sold in France.” The French Culture Ministry noted that there are no standardized keys […]
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Quoi? France wants keyboard adapted to proper grammar

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:44

PARIS (AP) — France’s government is putting out a call for a standardized computer keyboard to replace the multitude of AZERTY models now on the market, saying the current options make it “nearly impossible to write French correctly with a keyboard sold in France.” The French Culture Ministry noted that there are no standardized keys […]

PennDOT prepares, communites across the region brace for snowstorm

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:37

PennDOT prepares, communites across the region brace for snowstormPennDOT crews continue to prepare the roads as communities across the region brace for the approaching snow storm.


Daphne Guinness makes the transition from fashion to music with new album

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:35

Daphne Guinness - The Long Now screenshot videoDaphne Guinness is taking her artistic talents in a new direction with the launch of her debut music album. The Anglo-Irish heiress, designer, film producer and artist has unveiled the video for the record's first single "The Long Now," shot in black and white on the streets of Manhattan by the visual artist Luca Pizzaroni. Guinness, 48, styled herself for the clip, in which she sports a dramatic ensemble of sequinned trousers, blazer and tall top hat, complimented by a dark glossy lip and her signature cat eyes.


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Delaware Valley continues to prepare for snowstorm

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:30

PennDOT prepares, communites across the region brace for snowstormPennDOT crews continue to prepare the roads for the approaching snowstorm.


GOP drops National Review from debate sponsorship over Trump attack

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:26

Venerable conservative magazine ran scathing editorial 'Against Trump'

       

How to help others and stay safe while riding out East Coast blizzard

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:25

A major winter storm batters mid-Atlantic states, some tips and tricks to help you stay safe

       

Billy Joel pledges $1M to save LI high school for the arts

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:25

SYOSSET, N.Y. (AP) — Billy Joel is pledging $1 million to help save Long Island High School for the Arts from closing. A spokeswoman for the singer says he would donate the money if the Nassau County Board of Cooperative Educational Services vows to keep the school open for three years. School officials have said […]
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Billy Joel pledges $1M to save LI high school for the arts

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:25

SYOSSET, N.Y. (AP) — Billy Joel is pledging $1 million to help save Long Island High School for the Arts from closing. A spokeswoman for the singer says he would donate the money if the Nassau County Board of Cooperative Educational Services vows to keep the school open for three years. School officials have said […]
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Billy Joel pledges $1M to save LI high school for the arts

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:25

SYOSSET, N.Y. (AP) — Billy Joel is pledging $1 million to help save Long Island High School for the Arts from closing. A spokeswoman for the singer says he would donate the money if the Nassau County Board of Cooperative Educational Services vows to keep the school open for three years. School officials have said […]

7 Genius things you never thought to make with snow

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:21

When you can't beat it, eat it.

       

Migration 'putting EU at grave risk'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:20
French PM Manuel Valls tells the BBC that the huge number of migrants reaching Europe puts the European Union at grave risk.
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Kerry says governmental corruption fuels extremism

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:09

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry took aim Friday at government corruption, saying it fuels crime, violent extremism and disillusionment with society that contributes to the global refugee crisis. He also said the Obama administration will seek a major boost in funding for refugee support this year and press for at […]
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Kerry says governmental corruption fuels extremism

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:09

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry took aim Friday at government corruption, saying it fuels crime, violent extremism and disillusionment with society that contributes to the global refugee crisis. He also said the Obama administration will seek a major boost in funding for refugee support this year and press for at […]
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Kerry says governmental corruption fuels extremism

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:09

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry took aim Friday at government corruption, saying it fuels crime, violent extremism and disillusionment with society that contributes to the global refugee crisis. He also said the Obama administration will seek a major boost in funding for refugee support this year and press for at […]

Google 'paid $1bn for search on iPhone'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:08
Google paid tech rival Apple $1 billion in 2014 to keep its search function the default option on iOS devices, reports Bloomberg.
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UEFA members gather to hear FIFA candidate Infantino

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:07

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino will share his manifesto with UEFA member federations on Friday. UEFA summoned the leaders of its 54 national bodies to discuss the five-candidate FIFA election to succeed Sepp Blatter on Feb. 26. Officials arriving at Geneva airport said UEFA sent no agenda for the meeting at its […]
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UEFA members gather to hear FIFA candidate Infantino

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:07

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino will share his manifesto with UEFA member federations on Friday. UEFA summoned the leaders of its 54 national bodies to discuss the five-candidate FIFA election to succeed Sepp Blatter on Feb. 26. Officials arriving at Geneva airport said UEFA sent no agenda for the meeting at its […]
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UEFA members gather to hear FIFA candidate Infantino

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:07

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino will share his manifesto with UEFA member federations on Friday. UEFA summoned the leaders of its 54 national bodies to discuss the five-candidate FIFA election to succeed Sepp Blatter on Feb. 26. Officials arriving at Geneva airport said UEFA sent no agenda for the meeting at its […]

10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:07

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. BLIZZARD COULD RANK NEAR TOP 10 TO HIT EASTERN U.S. Snowfall estimates are more than 2 feet for Washington, a foot to 18 inches for Philadelphia and 8 inches to a foot in New York. 2. UNIVERSITY […]
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