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Flash floods in north Afghanistan kill 38 people overnight

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:01

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say flash floods in northern provinces have killed at least 38 people overnight. Remote, northern areas of Afghanistan often see flash floods triggered by heavy rains, which also cause landslides. The officials said Monday that the flash floods struck the provinces of Takhar, Badghis and Samangan. Heavy rains have […]
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Flash floods in north Afghanistan kill 38 people overnight

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:01

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say flash floods in northern provinces have killed at least 38 people overnight. Remote, northern areas of Afghanistan often see flash floods triggered by heavy rains, which also cause landslides. The officials said Monday that the flash floods struck the provinces of Takhar, Badghis and Samangan. Heavy rains have […]

The 2016 Race: Campaigns Are Long, Expensive and Chaotic. Maybe That’s a Good Thing.

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:00
If you were on the search committee to hire a C.E.O., you would want the hardest simulation you could get.

Rent Due: Florida landlord fatally shoots tenant over $550

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:58
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida landlord is accused of fatally shooting a tenant following an argument over rent.

Police: Nurse had sex with patient who attempted suicide

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:57

The patient, who was injured during a suicide attempt, was at an Iowa facility for rehab.

       

What would it cost to leave EU? UK slaps a price tag on it

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:55

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Treasury chief has put a price tag on it: Leaving the European Union would cost each household the equivalent of $6,100. The estimate is based on a 200-page analysis of the long-term costs and benefits of EU membership and its alternatives that George Osborne published Monday ahead of the June 23 […]
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What would it cost to leave EU? UK slaps a price tag on it

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:55

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Treasury chief has put a price tag on it: Leaving the European Union would cost each household the equivalent of $6,100. The estimate is based on a 200-page analysis of the long-term costs and benefits of EU membership and its alternatives that George Osborne published Monday ahead of the June 23 […]
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What would it cost to leave EU? UK slaps a price tag on it

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:55

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Treasury chief has put a price tag on it: Leaving the European Union would cost each household the equivalent of $6,100. The estimate is based on a 200-page analysis of the long-term costs and benefits of EU membership and its alternatives that George Osborne published Monday ahead of the June 23 […]

2 Syracuse football players stabbed in campus altercation

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:51

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Two Syracuse football players were stabbed several times in an altercation at the university’s south campus, and a former teammate has been charged in the assault. Police said redshirt junior defensive backs Corey Winfield and Chauncey Scissum, both 21, were injured in the attack at about 6 p.m. Saturday and hospitalized […]
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2 Syracuse football players stabbed in campus altercation

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:51

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Two Syracuse football players were stabbed several times in an altercation at the university’s south campus, and a former teammate has been charged in the assault. Police said redshirt junior defensive backs Corey Winfield and Chauncey Scissum, both 21, were injured in the attack at about 6 p.m. Saturday and hospitalized […]
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2 Syracuse football players stabbed in campus altercation

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:51

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Two Syracuse football players were stabbed several times in an altercation at the university’s south campus, and a former teammate has been charged in the assault. Police said redshirt junior defensive backs Corey Winfield and Chauncey Scissum, both 21, were injured in the attack at about 6 p.m. Saturday and hospitalized […]

Israel uncovers 'new' tunnel from Gaza

BBC World News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:44
Israel says it has found and "neutralised" a tunnel from the Gaza Strip - the first since the end of the 2014 war with Hamas.
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VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:44

The agency has not done enough to stop schedulers from manipulating wait times, the watchdog found.

       

Queen Elizabeth II to mark 90th birthday at Windsor Castle

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:36

LONDON (AP) — The longest-reigning monarch in British history turns 90 on Thursday, but Queen Elizabeth II is not planning a major, fireworks-filled celebration to mark the happy occasion. Just a gentle stroll outside the grounds of Windsor Castle, the lighting of a beacon, and a night at home with family are all that are […]
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Queen Elizabeth II to mark 90th birthday at Windsor Castle

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:36

LONDON (AP) — The longest-reigning monarch in British history turns 90 on Thursday, but Queen Elizabeth II is not planning a major, fireworks-filled celebration to mark the happy occasion. Just a gentle stroll outside the grounds of Windsor Castle, the lighting of a beacon, and a night at home with family are all that are […]
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Queen Elizabeth II to mark 90th birthday at Windsor Castle

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:36

LONDON (AP) — The longest-reigning monarch in British history turns 90 on Thursday, but Queen Elizabeth II is not planning a major, fireworks-filled celebration to mark the happy occasion. Just a gentle stroll outside the grounds of Windsor Castle, the lighting of a beacon, and a night at home with family are all that are […]

Fraudsters 'scamming' German healthcare

BBC World News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:35
Care staff from the former Soviet Union may be defrauding German healthcare providers of €1bn a year, according to reports.
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Justices extend ruling on repeat offenders’ prison terms

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:35

The Supreme Court has extended its year-old ruling that makes people convicted of repeated violent crimes eligible for reduced prison terms.

       

Report: 500 kids sick at Chinese school built on toxic soil

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:31

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are investigating a report that close to 500 students became sick with illnesses including cancer at a school built near former chemical plants in eastern China. State broadcaster CCTV said Sunday that high concentrations of some toxic chemicals may have caused cases of lymphoma and leukemia among the students. The […]
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Report: 500 kids sick at Chinese school built on toxic soil

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:31

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are investigating a report that close to 500 students became sick with illnesses including cancer at a school built near former chemical plants in eastern China. State broadcaster CCTV said Sunday that high concentrations of some toxic chemicals may have caused cases of lymphoma and leukemia among the students. The […]
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