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The Latest: Rain delays Australian Open start on side courts

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:43

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The latest from the Australian Open on Friday (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Rain has delayed the start of play Friday on outdoor courts at the Australian Open. Play began on time at the three covered stadiums, including a third-round match between 12th-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland and Kateryna Bondarenko of […]
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The Latest: Rain delays Australian Open start on side courts

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:43

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The latest from the Australian Open on Friday (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Rain has delayed the start of play Friday on outdoor courts at the Australian Open. Play began on time at the three covered stadiums, including a third-round match between 12th-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland and Kateryna Bondarenko of […]

Authorities: Man put to death for woman’s rape and murder in 1st Alabama execution since 2013

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:43

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities: Man put to death for woman’s rape and murder in 1st Alabama execution since 2013.
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Authorities: Man put to death for woman’s rape and murder in 1st Alabama execution since 2013

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:43

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities: Man put to death for woman’s rape and murder in 1st Alabama execution since 2013.
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Authorities: Man put to death for woman’s rape and murder in 1st Alabama execution since 2013

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:43

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities: Man put to death for woman’s rape and murder in 1st Alabama execution since 2013.

EPA regional chief resigns in connection with Flint crisis

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:38

Vehicles make their way through downtown Flint, Mich., Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. Residents in the former auto-making hub — a poor, largely minority city — feel their complaints about lead-tainted water flowing through their taps have been slighted by the government or ignored altogether. For many, it echoes the lackluster federal response to New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A regional director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency resigned Thursday in connection with the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, and EPA chief Gina McCarthy issued an emergency order directing state and city officials to take actions to protect public health.


The spectacle of Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz and corn

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:38

Sarah Palin is really falling apart. “Trump’s candidacy, it has exposed not just that tragic, the ramifications of that betrayal of a transformation of our country, but too, he has exposed the complicity on both sides of the aisle that has enabled it, OK?” Palin told the crowd at her big announcement endorsing Donald Trump. […]
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The spectacle of Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz and corn

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:38

Sarah Palin is really falling apart. “Trump’s candidacy, it has exposed not just that tragic, the ramifications of that betrayal of a transformation of our country, but too, he has exposed the complicity on both sides of the aisle that has enabled it, OK?” Palin told the crowd at her big announcement endorsing Donald Trump. […]
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The spectacle of Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz and corn

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:38

Sarah Palin is really falling apart. “Trump’s candidacy, it has exposed not just that tragic, the ramifications of that betrayal of a transformation of our country, but too, he has exposed the complicity on both sides of the aisle that has enabled it, OK?” Palin told the crowd at her big announcement endorsing Donald Trump. […]

Court Rejects a Bid to Block Coal Plant Regulations

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:37
A lawsuit by at least 27 states to stop the rule, which could eventually shut down hundreds of coal-fired power plants, is to be heard on June 2.









No charges against Denver deputies in suffocation death of black inmate

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:36
Five sheriff’s deputies will not face criminal charges after a black Denver jail inmate died last year while they restrained him during a schizophrenic episode, the district attorney said on Thursday. Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey said in a letter that while he sympathized with the family of Michael Marshall, he could not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the deputies acted criminally. “Absent that certainty of proof, criminal charges are not appropriate and are not justice,” Morrissey said.

The right steps Seattle Schools can take to help black students

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:34

Efforts to accelerate achievement and increase opportunity for black males in Seattle schools are important, but should be done within the district existing equity and race relations department.
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The right steps Seattle Schools can take to help black students

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:34

Efforts to accelerate achievement and increase opportunity for black males in Seattle schools are important, but should be done within the district existing equity and race relations department.
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The right steps Seattle Schools can take to help black students

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:34

Efforts to accelerate achievement and increase opportunity for black males in Seattle schools are important, but should be done within the district existing equity and race relations department.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman marks year of change

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:33
King Salman marks year first year on throne in Saudi Arabia
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Oregon college plans Whiteness History Month project

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:32
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon college intends to undertake a project on racism that it says examines how white privilege affects people's daily lives.

Iraq's Mosul Dam at risk of bursting as erosion takes its toll

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:28
Mosul Dam at risk of bursting as erosion takes its toll
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Judge skeptical of immunity argument by UN case defendant

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:23
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge seemed unimpressed Thursday with a U.S. citizen's claims to immunity in a United Nations bribery scandal because he was working as a diplomat for a foreign government.

Colorado man dies after skydiving accident in Arizona

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:23
ELOY, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Colorado man has died after a skydiving accident in Arizona.

VIDEO: Living in shadow of crumbling Mosul Dam

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:18
Two farmers who live in the shadow of Iraq's crumbling Mosul Dam talk about their fears that it will collapse.
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