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Blue Origin sends reusable rocket up again, safe landing

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:52

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — A private space company completed another successful unmanned rocket launch in West Texas with the same vehicle as November and with a safe landing. Blue Origin, founded by Jeff Bezos (BAY’-zohs), announced the reusable New Shepard launched Friday near Van Horn, Texas, and returned to Earth with another upright landing. […]
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Blue Origin sends reusable rocket up again, safe landing

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:52

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — A private space company completed another successful unmanned rocket launch in West Texas with the same vehicle as November and with a safe landing. Blue Origin, founded by Jeff Bezos (BAY’-zohs), announced the reusable New Shepard launched Friday near Van Horn, Texas, and returned to Earth with another upright landing. […]

Teenager charged over Canada shootings

BBC World News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:50
A 17-year-old boy is charged with four counts of first-degree murder after shootings - one of them at a school - in Canada's western Saskatchewan province.
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5-year-old killed in Wisconsin road attack; suspect fled

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:45
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy riding in the back seat of his father's car in southern Wisconsin was killed after an SUV pulled up alongside them and someone opened fire, authorities said.

Atlantic City Electric: More than 32,000 power outages

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:44

 More than 32,000 power outagesTens of thousands of people in south Jersey were without power Saturday morning as a blizzard hit the area.


Calais delays after migrants board ship

BBC World News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:41
The port of Calais is temporarily closed and services are disrupted after a group of migrants briefly boarded a ship.
Categories: BBC World News

Crackdown by Egypt Draws Attention to an Anniversary It Aimed to Avoid

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:38
Many in Egypt are baffled by the scale of a clampdown aimed at preventing any protest commemorating the Jan. 25, 2011, uprising that toppled former President Hosni Mubarak.









Flint hospital suspected river, Legionnaires' outbreak link

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:34

This Jan. 21, 2016 photo shows the water tower at the Flint, Mich., water plant. Flint’s mayor has floated a shockingly high price to fix the city’s lead-contamination problem, saying it could millions to replace damaged pipes. (Perry Rech/American Red Cross via AP) MANDATORY CREDITDETROIT (AP) — The head of a Flint hospital that found Legionnaires' disease bacteria in its water system more than a year ago said he and experts suspected the Flint River was a likely source of the contaminant.


Massive blizzard brings much of East Coast to a standstill

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:34

Massive blizzard brings much of East Coast to a standstillA blizzard with hurricane-force winds brought much of the East Coast to a standstill Saturday, dumping as much as 3 feet of snow, stranding tens of thousands of travelers and shutting down the nation's capital and its largest city.


U.S. Prisoner Who Stayed in Iran Was F.B.I. Consultant, Expatriate News Service Says

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:31
The prisoner, Nosratollah Khosravi, was the only American prisoner who did not depart Iran after a deal to swap prisoners was announced a week ago.









Obits for David Bowie and others don’t disclose type of cancer

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:26

Experts say withholding information about the type of cancer in obituaries reinforces the disease’s persistent stigma.
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Obits for David Bowie and others don’t disclose type of cancer

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:26

Experts say withholding information about the type of cancer in obituaries reinforces the disease’s persistent stigma.
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Obits for David Bowie and others don’t disclose type of cancer

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:26

Experts say withholding information about the type of cancer in obituaries reinforces the disease’s persistent stigma.

The Latest: Counter-protest near Oregon wildlife refuge

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:23

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): 2:15 p.m. About 40 people gathered Saturday near a national wildlife refuge in Oregon to protest against a group occupying the land. The counter-protest began at about 1 p.m. at an […]
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The Latest: Counter-protest near Oregon wildlife refuge

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:23

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): 2:15 p.m. About 40 people gathered Saturday near a national wildlife refuge in Oregon to protest against a group occupying the land. The counter-protest began at about 1 p.m. at an […]
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The Latest: Counter-protest near Oregon wildlife refuge

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:23

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): 2:15 p.m. About 40 people gathered Saturday near a national wildlife refuge in Oregon to protest against a group occupying the land. The counter-protest began at about 1 p.m. at an […]

Woman questions husband’s shooting by Phoenix-area police

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:19

PHOENIX (AP) — A Texas woman said Saturday she wants to know what led police to fatally shoot her unarmed husband at a suburban Phoenix hotel. “I could not see my husband doing anything irrational but until we know the facts, we won’t know what happened,” Laney Sweet, of Granbury, Texas, told The Associated Press. […]
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Woman questions husband’s shooting by Phoenix-area police

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:19

PHOENIX (AP) — A Texas woman said Saturday she wants to know what led police to fatally shoot her unarmed husband at a suburban Phoenix hotel. “I could not see my husband doing anything irrational but until we know the facts, we won’t know what happened,” Laney Sweet, of Granbury, Texas, told The Associated Press. […]
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Woman questions husband’s shooting by Phoenix-area police

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:19

PHOENIX (AP) — A Texas woman said Saturday she wants to know what led police to fatally shoot her unarmed husband at a suburban Phoenix hotel. “I could not see my husband doing anything irrational but until we know the facts, we won’t know what happened,” Laney Sweet, of Granbury, Texas, told The Associated Press. […]

For Many Workers, Staying Home Is Not an Option During Blizzard

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 06:18
For much of New York’s labor force — including police officers, nurses, plow drivers, bartenders and shopkeepers — the blizzard meant anything but a snow day.