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Searchers find body in twin Japan quakes, raising toll to 45

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:03

MINAMIASO, Japan (AP) — Searchers digging in a mountainous area of southern Japan where twin earthquakes triggered landslides found another body Tuesday, raising the likely death toll to 45. Some 100,000 evacuees, some sleeping outdoors or in their cars, endured chilly weather and another large aftershock overnight that hit the southern island of Kyushu, near […]

Juror with taste for porn wants to serve on hot-car dad case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:01

Justin Ross Harris is charged with murder in his son's 2014 death.

       

Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:01
"My expectation is that by the end of the year we will have created the conditions whereby Mosul will eventually fall." — President Barack Obama in an interview with CBS after the U.S. agreed to deploy more than 200 additional troops to Iraq and to send eight Apache helicopters for the first time into the fight against the Islamic State group.

Australia PM confirms early election plan

BBC World News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:01
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirms he intends to call an early election for 2 July, after the federal budget is handed down.
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Wednesday's forecast: Soggy in the central U.S.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:56

Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history.

       

Court convicts Israeli in Palestinian teenager’s 2014 murder

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:51

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem district court has convicted the main suspect in the July 2014 murder of a Palestinian teenager. The court convicted 30-year-old Yosef Haim Ben David on Tuesday of murder, rejecting a plea that he was not responsible for his actions. Ben David is to be sentenced next month. Two other Israelis […]
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Court convicts Israeli in Palestinian teenager’s 2014 murder

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:51

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem district court has convicted the main suspect in the July 2014 murder of a Palestinian teenager. The court convicted 30-year-old Yosef Haim Ben David on Tuesday of murder, rejecting a plea that he was not responsible for his actions. Ben David is to be sentenced next month. Two other Israelis […]
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Court convicts Israeli in Palestinian teenager’s 2014 murder

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:51

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem district court has convicted the main suspect in the July 2014 murder of a Palestinian teenager. The court convicted 30-year-old Yosef Haim Ben David on Tuesday of murder, rejecting a plea that he was not responsible for his actions. Ben David is to be sentenced next month. Two other Israelis […]

Houston recovering from yet another deadly flood

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:38

HOUSTON (AP) — As more than a foot of rain deluged the nation’s fourth-largest city, inundating homes, shutting down major highways and leaving at least four people dead, Houston’s mayor said there was no immediate solution. Heavy flooding has become nearly an annual rite of passage in the practically sea-level city, where experts have long […]
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Houston recovering from yet another deadly flood

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:38

HOUSTON (AP) — As more than a foot of rain deluged the nation’s fourth-largest city, inundating homes, shutting down major highways and leaving at least four people dead, Houston’s mayor said there was no immediate solution. Heavy flooding has become nearly an annual rite of passage in the practically sea-level city, where experts have long […]
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Houston recovering from yet another deadly flood

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:38

HOUSTON (AP) — As more than a foot of rain deluged the nation’s fourth-largest city, inundating homes, shutting down major highways and leaving at least four people dead, Houston’s mayor said there was no immediate solution. Heavy flooding has become nearly an annual rite of passage in the practically sea-level city, where experts have long […]

Club for Growth to spend $1 million to beat Trump in Indiana

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:36

WASHINGTON — The conservative Club for Growth Action expects to spend $1 million in Indiana to try to prevent presidential candidate Donald ...

       

Praise pours in for ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ star Roberts

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:32

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Everybody loved Doris Roberts. The spunky actress who played the tart-tongued, endlessly meddling mother on CBS’ “Everybody Loves Raymond” received an outpouring of praise on Monday following news of her death. Phil Rosenthal, the sitcom’s creator, called her “a wonderful, funny, indelible actress and friend” on Twitter. CBS said in a […]
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Praise pours in for ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ star Roberts

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:32

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Everybody loved Doris Roberts. The spunky actress who played the tart-tongued, endlessly meddling mother on CBS’ “Everybody Loves Raymond” received an outpouring of praise on Monday following news of her death. Phil Rosenthal, the sitcom’s creator, called her “a wonderful, funny, indelible actress and friend” on Twitter. CBS said in a […]
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Praise pours in for ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ star Roberts

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:32

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Everybody loved Doris Roberts. The spunky actress who played the tart-tongued, endlessly meddling mother on CBS’ “Everybody Loves Raymond” received an outpouring of praise on Monday following news of her death. Phil Rosenthal, the sitcom’s creator, called her “a wonderful, funny, indelible actress and friend” on Twitter. CBS said in a […]

Morocco: one of the world’s oldest libraries is renovated

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:31

FEZ, Morocco (AP) — The settling dust from renovations and the banging of tools aren’t ideal sights and sounds for a library — but this is no ordinary library. Founded 12 centuries ago by a pioneering woman and nestled in the old medina of Fez, Morocco’s University of al-Qarawiyyin library is one of the world’s […]
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Morocco: one of the world’s oldest libraries is renovated

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:31

FEZ, Morocco (AP) — The settling dust from renovations and the banging of tools aren’t ideal sights and sounds for a library — but this is no ordinary library. Founded 12 centuries ago by a pioneering woman and nestled in the old medina of Fez, Morocco’s University of al-Qarawiyyin library is one of the world’s […]
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Morocco: one of the world’s oldest libraries is renovated

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:31

FEZ, Morocco (AP) — The settling dust from renovations and the banging of tools aren’t ideal sights and sounds for a library — but this is no ordinary library. Founded 12 centuries ago by a pioneering woman and nestled in the old medina of Fez, Morocco’s University of al-Qarawiyyin library is one of the world’s […]

Co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s arrested at US Capitol

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — The co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s have been arrested at the U.S. Capitol as part of ongoing protests in Washington about the role of money in politics. Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were among approximately 300 people who were arrested Monday as part of protests by a group called Democracy Awakening. The […]
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Co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s arrested at US Capitol

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — The co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s have been arrested at the U.S. Capitol as part of ongoing protests in Washington about the role of money in politics. Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were among approximately 300 people who were arrested Monday as part of protests by a group called Democracy Awakening. The […]
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