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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:04

Two nights of terrifying earthquakes struck southern Japan’s Kyushu island within 28 hours, flattening houses, crumpling roads and causing a giant Shinto shrine to collapse to the ground. Photos captured the destruction inflicted by the quakes that hit late Thursday and early Sunday. They killed at least 42 people, caused landslides and forced some 180,000 […]
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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:04

Two nights of terrifying earthquakes struck southern Japan’s Kyushu island within 28 hours, flattening houses, crumpling roads and causing a giant Shinto shrine to collapse to the ground. Photos captured the destruction inflicted by the quakes that hit late Thursday and early Sunday. They killed at least 42 people, caused landslides and forced some 180,000 […]

Poll: Americans angry with federal government, happy at home

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:03

CHICAGO (AP) — All that talk of an angry America? An Associated Press-GfK poll finds that most Americans are happy with their friends and family, feel good about their finances and are more or less content at work. It’s government, particularly the federal government, that’s making them see red. Almost 8 in 10 Americans say […]
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Poll: Americans angry with federal government, happy at home

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:03

CHICAGO (AP) — All that talk of an angry America? An Associated Press-GfK poll finds that most Americans are happy with their friends and family, feel good about their finances and are more or less content at work. It’s government, particularly the federal government, that’s making them see red. Almost 8 in 10 Americans say […]
Categories: Sports Center

Poll: Americans angry with federal government, happy at home

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:03

CHICAGO (AP) — All that talk of an angry America? An Associated Press-GfK poll finds that most Americans are happy with their friends and family, feel good about their finances and are more or less content at work. It’s government, particularly the federal government, that’s making them see red. Almost 8 in 10 Americans say […]

Australia upset by Philippine candidate’s rape remark

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:58

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Australia says rape and murder should never be joked about after the leading Philippine presidential candidate said last week that he “should have been the first” to assault an Australian missionary who was gang raped and killed by prisoners in 1989. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte spoke at a campaign rally […]
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Australia upset by Philippine candidate’s rape remark

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:58

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Australia says rape and murder should never be joked about after the leading Philippine presidential candidate said last week that he “should have been the first” to assault an Australian missionary who was gang raped and killed by prisoners in 1989. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte spoke at a campaign rally […]
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Australia upset by Philippine candidate’s rape remark

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:58

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Australia says rape and murder should never be joked about after the leading Philippine presidential candidate said last week that he “should have been the first” to assault an Australian missionary who was gang raped and killed by prisoners in 1989. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte spoke at a campaign rally […]

Obama’s first farewell tour starts with damage control

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:58

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sets out this week on his first in a series of international farewell tours, a sometimes wistful tradition for presidents in legacy mode. But in a reminder of this president’s uneven ties to allies, Obama’s first stop will involve more damage control than nostalgia, more friction than fondness. When […]
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Obama’s first farewell tour starts with damage control

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:58

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sets out this week on his first in a series of international farewell tours, a sometimes wistful tradition for presidents in legacy mode. But in a reminder of this president’s uneven ties to allies, Obama’s first stop will involve more damage control than nostalgia, more friction than fondness. When […]
Categories: Sports Center

Obama’s first farewell tour starts with damage control

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:58

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sets out this week on his first in a series of international farewell tours, a sometimes wistful tradition for presidents in legacy mode. But in a reminder of this president’s uneven ties to allies, Obama’s first stop will involve more damage control than nostalgia, more friction than fondness. When […]

Poll: Just 6 percent of people say they trust the media

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:56

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trust in the news media is being eroded by perceptions of inaccuracy and bias, fueled in part by Americans’ skepticism about what they read on social media. Just 6 percent of people say they have a lot of confidence in the media, putting the news industry about equal to Congress and well […]
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Poll: Just 6 percent of people say they trust the media

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:56

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trust in the news media is being eroded by perceptions of inaccuracy and bias, fueled in part by Americans’ skepticism about what they read on social media. Just 6 percent of people say they have a lot of confidence in the media, putting the news industry about equal to Congress and well […]
Categories: Sports Center

Poll: Just 6 percent of people say they trust the media

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:56

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trust in the news media is being eroded by perceptions of inaccuracy and bias, fueled in part by Americans’ skepticism about what they read on social media. Just 6 percent of people say they have a lot of confidence in the media, putting the news industry about equal to Congress and well […]

Report: Track was closed morning of Amtrak crash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:55

Backhoe and two longtime Amtrak employees were authorized to be on tracks before accident.

       

Last Oregon occupier still talking on YouTube _ from jail

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:53

FILE- This Jan. 10, 2016, file photo shows David Fry in Burns, Ore. Fry was the last occupier of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon to surrender to federal authorities. Before he left the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, he launched into an incoherent tirade that was heard by thousands as he used a digital camera to send it out on the Internet. (Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian via AP, File) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO LOCAL INTERNET; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT; MANDATORY CREDITPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — David Fry, a college dropout from Ohio, had a taste of fame as the last occupier of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon.


SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: US, China build up presence, rhetoric

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:52

Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors who all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China’s recent construction of artificial islands complete with airstrips and radar stations, and U.S. patrols challenging Beijing’s vast territorial […]
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SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: US, China build up presence, rhetoric

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:52

Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors who all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China’s recent construction of artificial islands complete with airstrips and radar stations, and U.S. patrols challenging Beijing’s vast territorial […]
Categories: Sports Center

SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: US, China build up presence, rhetoric

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:52

Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors who all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China’s recent construction of artificial islands complete with airstrips and radar stations, and U.S. patrols challenging Beijing’s vast territorial […]

U.N. ambassador’s motorcade hits, kills boy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:51

The motorcade was travelling at 60 mph when the boy ran into the highway.