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Asylum centre stabbing shocks Sweden

BBC World News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:10
Sweden's prime minister describes as a "terrible crime" the stabbing of a female employee at a centre for young asylum seekers.
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Iranian President tours Europe to sign big trade deals

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:10

Hassan Rouhani began European trip with a visit to Italy and a meeting with Pope Francis.

       

Iranian leader, saying nation ‘stable and safe,’ meets pope

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:05

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Iran’s president has paid a call on Pope Francis at the Vatican during a European visit aimed at positioning Tehran as a potential top player in efforts to resolve Middle East conflicts, including Syria’s civil war. President Hassan Rouhani’s motorcade of limousines crossed St. Peter’s Square for the late-morning, closed-door meeting […]
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Iranian leader, saying nation ‘stable and safe,’ meets pope

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:05

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Iran’s president has paid a call on Pope Francis at the Vatican during a European visit aimed at positioning Tehran as a potential top player in efforts to resolve Middle East conflicts, including Syria’s civil war. President Hassan Rouhani’s motorcade of limousines crossed St. Peter’s Square for the late-morning, closed-door meeting […]
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Iranian leader, saying nation ‘stable and safe,’ meets pope

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:05

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Iran’s president has paid a call on Pope Francis at the Vatican during a European visit aimed at positioning Tehran as a potential top player in efforts to resolve Middle East conflicts, including Syria’s civil war. President Hassan Rouhani’s motorcade of limousines crossed St. Peter’s Square for the late-morning, closed-door meeting […]

Vietnam Communist Party chief easily wins seat on key panel

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:03

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s Communist Party chief easily won a seat on a key committee Tuesday, the first step toward retaining his position as head of the collective leadership of the country. General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong secured more than 80 percent of the votes from delegates at a party congress to win election […]
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Vietnam Communist Party chief easily wins seat on key panel

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:03

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s Communist Party chief easily won a seat on a key committee Tuesday, the first step toward retaining his position as head of the collective leadership of the country. General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong secured more than 80 percent of the votes from delegates at a party congress to win election […]
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Vietnam Communist Party chief easily wins seat on key panel

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:03

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s Communist Party chief easily won a seat on a key committee Tuesday, the first step toward retaining his position as head of the collective leadership of the country. General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong secured more than 80 percent of the votes from delegates at a party congress to win election […]

1 killed as feds move in, arrest protest leader Ammon Bundy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:02

Bundy, others arrested after weeks occupying federal wildlife refuge in Oregon protest.

       

From Bhutan to New York’s Dairy Heartland

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:00
A state training program has connected about two dozen Bhutanese refugees who wanted familiar agrarian jobs with farms that needed labor to fuel the yogurt boom in western New York.









Feature: The Wreck of Amtrak 188

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:00
What caused the worst American rail disaster in decades?









As Donald Trump and Ted Cruz Soar, G.O.P. Leaders’ Exasperation Grows

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:00
Members of the party establishment fear that time is running out for a credible alternative to emerge as the mainstream candidates continue to bash one another.









USA TODAY GOP Power Rankings: Trump dominates last look at unpredictable race

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:00

In final week of rankings, the big winners are Trump, social media and authenticity.

       

Self-taught painter, sculptor Thornton Dial dies

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:59

McCALLA, Ala. (AP) — Self-taught painter and sculptor Thornton Dial has died at his home in Alabama. Maria May, of the African-American art-preservation group the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, says Dial’s family passed along the information that the artist died Monday. Born in 1928 to sharecroppers in rural Alabama, Dial had made things from found […]
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Self-taught painter, sculptor Thornton Dial dies

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:59

McCALLA, Ala. (AP) — Self-taught painter and sculptor Thornton Dial has died at his home in Alabama. Maria May, of the African-American art-preservation group the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, says Dial’s family passed along the information that the artist died Monday. Born in 1928 to sharecroppers in rural Alabama, Dial had made things from found […]
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Self-taught painter, sculptor Thornton Dial dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:59

McCALLA, Ala. (AP) — Self-taught painter and sculptor Thornton Dial has died at his home in Alabama. Maria May, of the African-American art-preservation group the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, says Dial’s family passed along the information that the artist died Monday. Born in 1928 to sharecroppers in rural Alabama, Dial had made things from found […]

New Beatrix Potter story discovered

BBC World News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:52
A story written by Beatrix Potter more than 100 years ago is to be published for the first time in September, illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Categories: BBC World News

George Pataki endorses Marco Rubio

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:45

Former GOP presidential candidate says Rubio can unite the nation

       

Parents of missing Idaho boy named suspects

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:45

Sheriff Lynn Bowerman said the parents of the missing child have been "less than truthful" since the investigation began.

       

U.S. woman killed while on vacation in Grenada

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:41

The Atlanta woman's husband told police they were attacked by a man at the Le-Cheasere beach in St. David on Sunday.