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Court orders return of $1.6 million in claim money

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:19
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal court has ordered repayment of more than $1.6 million in claim money paid to an Alabama couple's business after BP's 2010 Gulf Oil Spill.

Washington driver’s license good at airport security for 2 more years

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:18

Homeland Security sets January 2018 deadline before state’s standard-issue ID won’t pass checkpoints.
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Washington driver’s license good at airport security for 2 more years

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:18

Homeland Security sets January 2018 deadline before state’s standard-issue ID won’t pass checkpoints.
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Washington driver’s license good at airport security for 2 more years

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:18

Homeland Security sets January 2018 deadline before state’s standard-issue ID won’t pass checkpoints.

What to expect when you're expecting two feet of snow

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:17

A woman walks in the snow along a street in WashingtonWith a huge winter storm looming over the eastern United States, many of the region's residents will stock up on canned goods, bottled water and - for some - diapers. The storm, which is expected to pound the Mid-Atlantic states on Friday and Saturday, has mothers-to-be asking a simple, yet vital, question: What do you do if you go into labor and there are two feet of snow on the ground? "I'm vascillating between thinking this is no big deal and freaking out," Julie Walsh, a former lobbyist living in the Washington, D.C.-area, wrote on a Facebook page for "These Walls," her personal blog.


Sri Lanka 'won't import judges'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:16
The president of Sri Lanka says foreign judges and prosecutors should not be involved in a judicial investigation into allegations of war crimes.
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Finance exec arrested in murder of his pediatrician wife in NY suburb

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:16
A New York finance executive was charged with second-degree murder on Thursday in the stabbing death of his wife, a prominent pediatrician, in their multimillion-dollar suburban home, law enforcement officials said. Jules Reich, 61, was arraigned overnight on suspicion of killing his wife, Robin Goldman, 58. Police found her dead with multiple stab wounds in the shower of the couple's house in Scarsdale early on Wednesday, Westchester County District Attorney spokesman Robert Wolf said.

4.5 Million Fled Syria; the U.S. Took 2,647

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:09
“The odds of winning the Powerball are probably better,’’ one refugee official said. Canada, by contrast, is making efforts to resettle 25,000 Syrians.









The Concorde and the perils of future vision

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:08

When the Concorde flew, Seattle had been through years of hell as the American SST was canceled. Four decades later, things look very different.
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The Concorde and the perils of future vision

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:08

When the Concorde flew, Seattle had been through years of hell as the American SST was canceled. Four decades later, things look very different.
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The Concorde and the perils of future vision

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:08

When the Concorde flew, Seattle had been through years of hell as the American SST was canceled. Four decades later, things look very different.

Feds say Georgia inmates carried out fraud scheme from cells

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:07
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia inmates used contraband cellphones to carry out financial fraud schemes from their prison cells, federal prosecutors in Atlanta say.

More Brazilian babies born with defects

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:07
The number of babies born with microcephaly in Brazil reaches nearly 4,000, with the mosquito-borne Zika virus likely to be the main cause.
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Kerry says no direct meetings to start Syria peace talks

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:05

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says opposing sides will not initially meet face-to-face in planned Syria peace talks in Geneva next week. The top U.S. diplomat says the first U.N.-brokered meeting in the Swiss city will be “proximity talks” in which representatives of the government and opposition will gather separately. […]
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Kerry says no direct meetings to start Syria peace talks

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:05

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says opposing sides will not initially meet face-to-face in planned Syria peace talks in Geneva next week. The top U.S. diplomat says the first U.N.-brokered meeting in the Swiss city will be “proximity talks” in which representatives of the government and opposition will gather separately. […]
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Kerry says no direct meetings to start Syria peace talks

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:05

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says opposing sides will not initially meet face-to-face in planned Syria peace talks in Geneva next week. The top U.S. diplomat says the first U.N.-brokered meeting in the Swiss city will be “proximity talks” in which representatives of the government and opposition will gather separately. […]

Ennio Morricone music has starring role in Tarantino film

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:03

NEW YORK (AP) — All Ennio Morricone asked of Quentin Tarantino, after committing to score his new Western, “The Hateful Eight,” was that the director feature his music prominently and give it the space needed to convey its message. Given how Tarantino feels about the award-winning composer, he hardly needed to ask. “Ennio Morricone, as […]
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Ennio Morricone music has starring role in Tarantino film

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:03

NEW YORK (AP) — All Ennio Morricone asked of Quentin Tarantino, after committing to score his new Western, “The Hateful Eight,” was that the director feature his music prominently and give it the space needed to convey its message. Given how Tarantino feels about the award-winning composer, he hardly needed to ask. “Ennio Morricone, as […]
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Ennio Morricone music has starring role in Tarantino film

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:03

NEW YORK (AP) — All Ennio Morricone asked of Quentin Tarantino, after committing to score his new Western, “The Hateful Eight,” was that the director feature his music prominently and give it the space needed to convey its message. Given how Tarantino feels about the award-winning composer, he hardly needed to ask. “Ennio Morricone, as […]

Ennio Morricone music has starring role in Tarantino film

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:02

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2013 file photo, composer Ennio Morricone appears at a photo call to promote his German 2014 concerts, in Berlin, Germany. Morricone won a Golden Globe award on Jan. 10, 2016 for composing the score for "The Hateful Eight," a film by Quentin Tarantino. He was also nominated for an Oscar for best original score on Jan. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)NEW YORK (AP) — All Ennio Morricone asked of Quentin Tarantino, after committing to score his new Western, "The Hateful Eight," was that the director feature his music prominently and give it the space needed to convey its message.


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