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Democratic senator blocks Obama’s pick to head FDA

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is blocking President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration. Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey says in a statement that he’s put a hold on Dr. Robert Califf’s nomination. Markey wants the agency to be tougher on abuse of opioid painkillers. The Centers for Disease Control and […]
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Democratic senator blocks Obama’s pick to head FDA

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is blocking President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration. Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey says in a statement that he’s put a hold on Dr. Robert Califf’s nomination. Markey wants the agency to be tougher on abuse of opioid painkillers. The Centers for Disease Control and […]

An Art Powerhouse From North Korea

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:17
The Angkor Panorama Museum is the most ambitious foreign project by the Mansudae Art Studio in Pyongyang, which employs hundreds of North Korean artists.









Residents complain about snow covered side streets

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:17

Residents complain about snow covered side streetsOne of the big challenges, as always in Philadelphia, is clearing those small side streets.


UN urges AU to address South Sudan situation

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:14

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general is urging African Union states to address South Sudan’s failure to meet a deadline to establish a transitional government of national unity. Ban Ki-moon said through his spokesman Monday that forming a transitional government is an “essential step” in implementing a peace deal between South Sudan’s government and […]
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UN urges AU to address South Sudan situation

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:14

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general is urging African Union states to address South Sudan’s failure to meet a deadline to establish a transitional government of national unity. Ban Ki-moon said through his spokesman Monday that forming a transitional government is an “essential step” in implementing a peace deal between South Sudan’s government and […]
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UN urges AU to address South Sudan situation

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:14

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general is urging African Union states to address South Sudan’s failure to meet a deadline to establish a transitional government of national unity. Ban Ki-moon said through his spokesman Monday that forming a transitional government is an “essential step” in implementing a peace deal between South Sudan’s government and […]

VIDEO: 'Snow drones' film US blizzard scenes

BBC World News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:13
Drone footage captures some of the scenes following the snow storm that gripped many parts of the United States.
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Songwriting sets Grammy nominee Courtney Barnett apart

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Even with rock ‘n’ roll on the outskirts of popular music today, you can still pass by thousands of garages pulsing with the sharp, guitar-based sound favored by Courtney Barnett and her band. What sets Barnett apart, and earned the 28-year-old Australian a Grammy nomination for best new artist, is her […]
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Songwriting sets Grammy nominee Courtney Barnett apart

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Even with rock ‘n’ roll on the outskirts of popular music today, you can still pass by thousands of garages pulsing with the sharp, guitar-based sound favored by Courtney Barnett and her band. What sets Barnett apart, and earned the 28-year-old Australian a Grammy nomination for best new artist, is her […]
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Songwriting sets Grammy nominee Courtney Barnett apart

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Even with rock ‘n’ roll on the outskirts of popular music today, you can still pass by thousands of garages pulsing with the sharp, guitar-based sound favored by Courtney Barnett and her band. What sets Barnett apart, and earned the 28-year-old Australian a Grammy nomination for best new artist, is her […]

Fire damages home in Mt. Airy

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:10

Fire damages home in Mt. AiryA fast-moving fire has damaged a home in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia.


White House welcomes Supreme Court ruling on electricity markets rule

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:07
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold a federal rule for electricity markets that encouraged grid operators to pay large users to reduce consumption at peak times is good news for consumers and clean energy, the White House said on Monday. "This decision allows us to continue realizing billions in annual savings from innovative incentives and business models that ensure we use our electricity system efficiently as we integrate more energy efficiency and renewable energy onto the power grid," White House spokesman Frank Benenati said in a statement. ...

Huskies links: Jaydon Mickens scores touchdown in NFLPA Bowl

WA Huskies - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:07

Four former Huskies participated in all-star games over the weekend.
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Huskies links: Jaydon Mickens scores touchdown in NFLPA Bowl

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:07

Four former Huskies participated in all-star games over the weekend.
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Huskies links: Jaydon Mickens scores touchdown in NFLPA Bowl

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:07

Four former Huskies participated in all-star games over the weekend.
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Huskies links: Jaydon Mickens scores touchdown in NFLPA Bowl

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:07

Four former Huskies participated in all-star games over the weekend.

Libya lost $68B from attacks on oil, industry chief says

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:04

LONDON (AP) — Libya will fall further into chaos if its political factions don’t quickly form a unity government, the head of the state oil company warned Monday, noting country has already lost some $68 billion lost oil sales because of attacks by Islamic extremists. Mustafa Sanalla, who is in London to attend a conference […]
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Libya lost $68B from attacks on oil, industry chief says

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:04

LONDON (AP) — Libya will fall further into chaos if its political factions don’t quickly form a unity government, the head of the state oil company warned Monday, noting country has already lost some $68 billion lost oil sales because of attacks by Islamic extremists. Mustafa Sanalla, who is in London to attend a conference […]
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Libya lost $68B from attacks on oil, industry chief says

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:04

LONDON (AP) — Libya will fall further into chaos if its political factions don’t quickly form a unity government, the head of the state oil company warned Monday, noting country has already lost some $68 billion lost oil sales because of attacks by Islamic extremists. Mustafa Sanalla, who is in London to attend a conference […]