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Police: Man jumped from Gatlinburg Space Needle

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:06

A Tennessee man jumped to his death from the observation of deck of the Gatlinburg Space Needle on Monday evening, according to police. 

       

Dispatcher Playing With Cellphone Is Faulted in German Train Crash

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:04
He is expected to be charged with involuntary manslaughter, as well as violation of work rules, in the deadly collision of two trains in Bavaria on Feb. 9.









Country artists condemn LGBT laws, but labels silent

NBA - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:03

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Several country music artists and songwriters have condemned proposed laws that critics say discriminate against LGBT people, but anyone looking for reaction from the record labels and production companies on Nashville’s Music Row has heard only the sound of silence. New laws in North Carolina and Mississippi have drawn the ire […]
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Country artists condemn LGBT laws, but labels silent

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:03

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Several country music artists and songwriters have condemned proposed laws that critics say discriminate against LGBT people, but anyone looking for reaction from the record labels and production companies on Nashville’s Music Row has heard only the sound of silence. New laws in North Carolina and Mississippi have drawn the ire […]
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Country artists condemn LGBT laws, but labels silent

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:03

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Several country music artists and songwriters have condemned proposed laws that critics say discriminate against LGBT people, but anyone looking for reaction from the record labels and production companies on Nashville’s Music Row has heard only the sound of silence. New laws in North Carolina and Mississippi have drawn the ire […]

Eurozone industrial output dips after strong start to year

NBA - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:02

BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that industrial output across the 19-country eurozone fell by a monthly 0.8 percent in February but the sector remains on course to boost quarterly growth across the region. The decline reported by Eurostat was in line with expectations and was largely due to a sharp decline in production of […]
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Eurozone industrial output dips after strong start to year

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:02

BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that industrial output across the 19-country eurozone fell by a monthly 0.8 percent in February but the sector remains on course to boost quarterly growth across the region. The decline reported by Eurostat was in line with expectations and was largely due to a sharp decline in production of […]
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Eurozone industrial output dips after strong start to year

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:02

BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that industrial output across the 19-country eurozone fell by a monthly 0.8 percent in February but the sector remains on course to boost quarterly growth across the region. The decline reported by Eurostat was in line with expectations and was largely due to a sharp decline in production of […]

FBI reward for stolen Warhol prints

BBC World News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:01
The FBI announces a $25,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of 10 Andy Warhol soup can prints stolen from the Springfield Art Museum in Missouri.
Categories: BBC World News

South Korean president’s party loses majority

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:00

South Korean voters handed President Park Geun-hye a stunning political setback, poll results showed Thursday.

       

Unbuttoned: What Freedom Looks Like

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:00
As more fashion aimed at the Islamic market is offered for sale, France wrestles with the question of whether freedom means wearing whatever you want.









Mothers of Black Victims Emerge as a Force for Hillary Clinton

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:00
Women whose children died in clashes with the police or gun violence have blanketed the country with Mrs. Clinton, whose campaign has paid their travel expenses.









Rousseff suffers fresh coalition blow

BBC World News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:50
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff faces more pressure as two former coalition partners say they will vote for her impeachment.
Categories: BBC World News

Judge in China Rules Gay Couple Cannot Marry

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:43
The pair, Sun Wenlin and Hu Mingliang, had sued a civil affairs bureau in Changsha after the office refused to grant them the right to marry.









APNewsBreak: Cruise lines say city misused passenger fees

NBA - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:37

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A life-sized whale statue has landed Juneau in hot water as a cruise ship association alleges it’s a symbol of the Alaska city’s misuse of millions in fees paid by visitors. The Cruise Lines International Association and its Alaska affiliate filed a lawsuit against the city and borough of Juneau on […]
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APNewsBreak: Cruise lines say city misused passenger fees

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:37

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A life-sized whale statue has landed Juneau in hot water as a cruise ship association alleges it’s a symbol of the Alaska city’s misuse of millions in fees paid by visitors. The Cruise Lines International Association and its Alaska affiliate filed a lawsuit against the city and borough of Juneau on […]
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APNewsBreak: Cruise lines say city misused passenger fees

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:37

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A life-sized whale statue has landed Juneau in hot water as a cruise ship association alleges it’s a symbol of the Alaska city’s misuse of millions in fees paid by visitors. The Cruise Lines International Association and its Alaska affiliate filed a lawsuit against the city and borough of Juneau on […]

APNewsBreak: Navy flyer describes spotting island castaways

NBA - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:37

HONOLULU (AP) — It took several approaches and a smoke marker to convince three Pacific island castaways that a U.S. Navy crew had spotted their “help” sign three days after going missing at sea, a Navy officer in charge of the rescue said. Navy Lt. Cmdr. John Harkins told the Associated Press in a telephone […]
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APNewsBreak: Navy flyer describes spotting island castaways

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:37

HONOLULU (AP) — It took several approaches and a smoke marker to convince three Pacific island castaways that a U.S. Navy crew had spotted their “help” sign three days after going missing at sea, a Navy officer in charge of the rescue said. Navy Lt. Cmdr. John Harkins told the Associated Press in a telephone […]
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APNewsBreak: Navy flyer describes spotting island castaways

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:37

HONOLULU (AP) — It took several approaches and a smoke marker to convince three Pacific island castaways that a U.S. Navy crew had spotted their “help” sign three days after going missing at sea, a Navy officer in charge of the rescue said. Navy Lt. Cmdr. John Harkins told the Associated Press in a telephone […]