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Sundance fest promises films on race, sexuality, violence

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:40

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The culmination of the Sundance Institute’s year-round work developing fresh perspectives in drama and documentary films is taking over Park City, Utah, for the next 11 days. Among themes filmmakers are exploring this year: Sexuality, identity, race and gun violence. Both a showcase and marketplace for independent film, the Sundance […]
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Sundance fest promises films on race, sexuality, violence

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:40

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The culmination of the Sundance Institute’s year-round work developing fresh perspectives in drama and documentary films is taking over Park City, Utah, for the next 11 days. Among themes filmmakers are exploring this year: Sexuality, identity, race and gun violence. Both a showcase and marketplace for independent film, the Sundance […]

Nespresso sues Israeli coffee company over Clooney lookalike

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:39

JERUSALEM (AP) — A George Clooney doppelganger is brewing up tensions between two coffee companies in Israel. Nespresso is suing the Israeli Espresso Club for using an actor with a striking resemblance to the Hollywood star in one of its ads. Clooney is the face of Nespresso. The ad shows the Clooney lookalike being schooled […]
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Nespresso sues Israeli coffee company over Clooney lookalike

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:39

JERUSALEM (AP) — A George Clooney doppelganger is brewing up tensions between two coffee companies in Israel. Nespresso is suing the Israeli Espresso Club for using an actor with a striking resemblance to the Hollywood star in one of its ads. Clooney is the face of Nespresso. The ad shows the Clooney lookalike being schooled […]
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Nespresso sues Israeli coffee company over Clooney lookalike

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:39

JERUSALEM (AP) — A George Clooney doppelganger is brewing up tensions between two coffee companies in Israel. Nespresso is suing the Israeli Espresso Club for using an actor with a striking resemblance to the Hollywood star in one of its ads. Clooney is the face of Nespresso. The ad shows the Clooney lookalike being schooled […]

ECB holds out chance of more stimulus at March meeting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:38

ECB holds out chance of more stimulus at March meetingEuropean Central Bank head Mario Draghi let rattled investors know that the bank is poised to take action as soon as its next meeting in March if plunging oil prices and market turmoil threaten the economy. ...


Migrants, refugees still flow to Greek islands’ shores

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:38

CHIOS, Greece (AP) — Half buried in the fine yellow sand of one of this Greek island’s most popular beaches lies one of the few signs of the drama that has played out over the past year: The remains of two torn and deflated dinghies by the water’s edge. Far from the spotlight, local residents, […]
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Migrants, refugees still flow to Greek islands’ shores

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:38

CHIOS, Greece (AP) — Half buried in the fine yellow sand of one of this Greek island’s most popular beaches lies one of the few signs of the drama that has played out over the past year: The remains of two torn and deflated dinghies by the water’s edge. Far from the spotlight, local residents, […]
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Migrants, refugees still flow to Greek islands’ shores

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:38

CHIOS, Greece (AP) — Half buried in the fine yellow sand of one of this Greek island’s most popular beaches lies one of the few signs of the drama that has played out over the past year: The remains of two torn and deflated dinghies by the water’s edge. Far from the spotlight, local residents, […]

Key findings from British report into former agent’s killing

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:37

LONDON (AP) — Judge Robert Owen’s report into the killing of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko was published in Britain Thursday. Here are some of the key findings from the report: THE POISONING — Litvinenko, a former security agent turned Kremlin critic, died on Nov. 23, 2006, from a heart attack resulting from a ingesting […]
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Key findings from British report into former agent’s killing

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:37

LONDON (AP) — Judge Robert Owen’s report into the killing of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko was published in Britain Thursday. Here are some of the key findings from the report: THE POISONING — Litvinenko, a former security agent turned Kremlin critic, died on Nov. 23, 2006, from a heart attack resulting from a ingesting […]
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Key findings from British report into former agent’s killing

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:37

LONDON (AP) — Judge Robert Owen’s report into the killing of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko was published in Britain Thursday. Here are some of the key findings from the report: THE POISONING — Litvinenko, a former security agent turned Kremlin critic, died on Nov. 23, 2006, from a heart attack resulting from a ingesting […]

Army secretary nominee worried about cuts to Army’s size

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s nominee to be the Army’s top civilian official said Thursday he is worried about plans to reduce the Army’s size to about 450,000 active-duty troops. Eric Fanning told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday that improving the Army’s state of readiness is challenging because of the threat posed […]
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Army secretary nominee worried about cuts to Army’s size

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s nominee to be the Army’s top civilian official said Thursday he is worried about plans to reduce the Army’s size to about 450,000 active-duty troops. Eric Fanning told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday that improving the Army’s state of readiness is challenging because of the threat posed […]
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Army secretary nominee worried about cuts to Army’s size

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s nominee to be the Army’s top civilian official said Thursday he is worried about plans to reduce the Army’s size to about 450,000 active-duty troops. Eric Fanning told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday that improving the Army’s state of readiness is challenging because of the threat posed […]

Crocodile takes morning dip in Florida Keys swimming pool

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:35

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — A crocodile apparently decided a morning dip in a Florida Keys swimming pool was just the thing. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin says an Islamorada homeowner called about 7:30 a.m. Thursday to report the croc in his pool. A photo provided by the sheriff’s office shows the large reptile […]
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Crocodile takes morning dip in Florida Keys swimming pool

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:35

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — A crocodile apparently decided a morning dip in a Florida Keys swimming pool was just the thing. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin says an Islamorada homeowner called about 7:30 a.m. Thursday to report the croc in his pool. A photo provided by the sheriff’s office shows the large reptile […]
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Crocodile takes morning dip in Florida Keys swimming pool

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:35

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — A crocodile apparently decided a morning dip in a Florida Keys swimming pool was just the thing. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin says an Islamorada homeowner called about 7:30 a.m. Thursday to report the croc in his pool. A photo provided by the sheriff’s office shows the large reptile […]

New ads of club for Hartford elite take aim at stuffy image

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:33

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Hartford Club, a social hub for the Connecticut city’s upper crust that counts Mark Twain among past members, is launching its first modern advertising campaign to as it tries to overcome damage from the recession and a stuffy public image. With its Georgian Revival architecture and elaborate chandeliers, the club […]
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New ads of club for Hartford elite take aim at stuffy image

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:33

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Hartford Club, a social hub for the Connecticut city’s upper crust that counts Mark Twain among past members, is launching its first modern advertising campaign to as it tries to overcome damage from the recession and a stuffy public image. With its Georgian Revival architecture and elaborate chandeliers, the club […]
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