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Energy stocks lead and early rally as price of crude surges

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:43

Pedestrians are reflected on an electronic stock board at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Asian stocks rallied Friday, extending a global market rebound fueled by the prospect of more stimulus from European policymakers and a bounce in oil prices. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)NEW YORK (AP) — Energy stocks are leading an early rally on Wall Street as the price of crude oil surges.


4-year-old Oregon girl dies on family vacation to Mexico

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:41

An Oregon girl says a 4-year-old girl has died after being swept up by a wave while on a family vacation in Mexico
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4-year-old Oregon girl dies on family vacation to Mexico

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:41

An Oregon girl says a 4-year-old girl has died after being swept up by a wave while on a family vacation in Mexico
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4-year-old Oregon girl dies on family vacation to Mexico

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:41

An Oregon girl says a 4-year-old girl has died after being swept up by a wave while on a family vacation in Mexico

Woman Shot in Washington State Movie Theater, Man Arrested - ABC News

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:39

Woman Shot in Washington State Movie Theater, Man Arrested
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Police have arrested a man who told authorities he accidentally shot and injured a woman in a Washington state movie theater. Authorities were called to the Regal Cinemas at The Landing in Renton Thursday shortly after 8 p.m. after a man appearing to ...

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Labor judge: Wal-Mart strikes protected under law

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

NEW YORK (AP) — A National Labor Relations Board judge says Wal-Mart Stores Inc. unlawfully disciplined workers who staged protests in May and June of 2013 and ordered the retailer to reinstate 16 former employees, as well as give them back pay. Judge Geoffrey Carter ruled that the employee actions were protected under the National […]
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Labor judge: Wal-Mart strikes protected under law

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

NEW YORK (AP) — A National Labor Relations Board judge says Wal-Mart Stores Inc. unlawfully disciplined workers who staged protests in May and June of 2013 and ordered the retailer to reinstate 16 former employees, as well as give them back pay. Judge Geoffrey Carter ruled that the employee actions were protected under the National […]
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Labor judge: Wal-Mart strikes protected under law

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

NEW YORK (AP) — A National Labor Relations Board judge says Wal-Mart Stores Inc. unlawfully disciplined workers who staged protests in May and June of 2013 and ordered the retailer to reinstate 16 former employees, as well as give them back pay. Judge Geoffrey Carter ruled that the employee actions were protected under the National […]

Oklahoma ex-congressman named CEO of Feed the Children

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:28

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Oklahoma congressman J.C. Watts has been named the new president and chief executive officer of Oklahoma-based charity Feed the Children. Watts, who in the 1990s became the first black Republican congressman from the South since Reconstruction, now runs a lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. He says he’ll remain chairman of […]
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Oklahoma ex-congressman named CEO of Feed the Children

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:28

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Oklahoma congressman J.C. Watts has been named the new president and chief executive officer of Oklahoma-based charity Feed the Children. Watts, who in the 1990s became the first black Republican congressman from the South since Reconstruction, now runs a lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. He says he’ll remain chairman of […]
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Oklahoma ex-congressman named CEO of Feed the Children

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:28

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Oklahoma congressman J.C. Watts has been named the new president and chief executive officer of Oklahoma-based charity Feed the Children. Watts, who in the 1990s became the first black Republican congressman from the South since Reconstruction, now runs a lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. He says he’ll remain chairman of […]

New York Today: New York Today: Blizzard Watch

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:27
Friday: Winter weather, the mayor’s budget, and a Nobel laureate’s birthday.









Oklahoma ex-congressman named CEO of Feed the Children

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:27
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Oklahoma congressman J.C. Watts has been named the new president and chief executive officer of Oklahoma-based charity Feed the Children.

North Korea arrests US student

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:24
North Korea says it has arrested a US student accused of committing a "hostile act" against the state, "to destroy the country's unity".
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Small plane lands safely in backyard after engine ices up

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:23

MACEDON, N.Y. (AP) — The pilot of a single-engine plane safely landed in a field behind a western New York home after the engine iced-up. Jeremiah Coholan and his passenger, Richard Medeiros, took off from New Bedford, Massachusetts, on Thursday. They were approaching the Rochester area around 1:45 p.m. when the engine of their Cessna […]
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Small plane lands safely in backyard after engine ices up

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:23

MACEDON, N.Y. (AP) — The pilot of a single-engine plane safely landed in a field behind a western New York home after the engine iced-up. Jeremiah Coholan and his passenger, Richard Medeiros, took off from New Bedford, Massachusetts, on Thursday. They were approaching the Rochester area around 1:45 p.m. when the engine of their Cessna […]
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Small plane lands safely in backyard after engine ices up

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:23

MACEDON, N.Y. (AP) — The pilot of a single-engine plane safely landed in a field behind a western New York home after the engine iced-up. Jeremiah Coholan and his passenger, Richard Medeiros, took off from New Bedford, Massachusetts, on Thursday. They were approaching the Rochester area around 1:45 p.m. when the engine of their Cessna […]

First Draft: Faint Praise for Bernie Sanders From Bill Clinton: ‘His Slogans Are Easier to Say’

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:22
The former president distinguished his wife, Hillary Clinton, from Mr. Sanders on college tuition, foreign policy, tone, and their responses to the water crisis in Flint, Mich.









IMF: Venezuela inflation to surpass 700 percent

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:21

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says Venezuela inflation will blow past 700 percent this year. In a note published Friday, IMF Western Hemisphere Director Alejandro Werner said inflation would more than double in the economically struggling South American country in 2016, reaching 720 percent. Venezuela already suffers from the world’s highest inflation […]
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IMF: Venezuela inflation to surpass 700 percent

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:21

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says Venezuela inflation will blow past 700 percent this year. In a note published Friday, IMF Western Hemisphere Director Alejandro Werner said inflation would more than double in the economically struggling South American country in 2016, reaching 720 percent. Venezuela already suffers from the world’s highest inflation […]
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