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Turkey accused of buying oil from IS

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:35
Israel's defence minister says Turkish money has been used to buy oil from the so-called Islamic State group,
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Gov. Haley asks SC prosecutor to sue feds over MOX project

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:33
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley on Tuesday moved forward with her threat to sue the U.S. Department of Energy for the agency's failure to meet a Jan. 1 nuclear fuel deadline, asking South Carolina's top prosecutor to pursue litigation and collection of $1 million daily fine.

Apple warns iPhone sales set to fall

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:32
Apple reports the slowest growth in iPhone sales since the product's 2007 launch and warns sales will decline for the first time later this year.
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Watch: Seattle Sounders rookie Tony Alfaro on making the jump from Division II

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:29

Second-round Seattle Sounders draft pick Tony Alfaro spoke to local media for the first time on Tuesday afternoon, and the young center back discussed the challenges of jumping from Division II Cal State Dominguez Hills to professional soccer.
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Watch: Seattle Sounders rookie Tony Alfaro on making the jump from Division II

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:29

Second-round Seattle Sounders draft pick Tony Alfaro spoke to local media for the first time on Tuesday afternoon, and the young center back discussed the challenges of jumping from Division II Cal State Dominguez Hills to professional soccer.
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Watch: Seattle Sounders rookie Tony Alfaro on making the jump from Division II

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:29

Second-round Seattle Sounders draft pick Tony Alfaro spoke to local media for the first time on Tuesday afternoon, and the young center back discussed the challenges of jumping from Division II Cal State Dominguez Hills to professional soccer.

At least 48 people die as result of snowstorm that hit East

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:27

Passers-by help push a stuck car out of the snow as another motorist tows it out in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. A winter storm has hit the East Coast, creating a blizzard with brutally high winds, dangerous inland flooding and white-out conditions. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)At least 48 people have died as a result of the mammoth snowstorm that pounded the Eastern U.S. The deaths included car accidents, carbon monoxide poisoning and heart attacks while shoveling snow.


Ex-TV show host arrested in 37-year-old sex abuse case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:22
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man who once hosted a children's show on local television under the name "Mr. Wonder" has been arrested on charges he sexually abused children during a camping retreat nearly four decades ago.

Missouri educator pleads not guilty in assault case

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:22

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An assistant professor at the University of Missouri has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a campus run-in with student journalists during protests in November. A spokeswoman for Columbia’s city prosecutor says an attorney for Melissa Click entered the plea on Click’s behalf Tuesday in municipal court. […]
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Missouri educator pleads not guilty in assault case

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:22

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An assistant professor at the University of Missouri has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a campus run-in with student journalists during protests in November. A spokeswoman for Columbia’s city prosecutor says an attorney for Melissa Click entered the plea on Click’s behalf Tuesday in municipal court. […]
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Missouri educator pleads not guilty in assault case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:22

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An assistant professor at the University of Missouri has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a campus run-in with student journalists during protests in November. A spokeswoman for Columbia’s city prosecutor says an attorney for Melissa Click entered the plea on Click’s behalf Tuesday in municipal court. […]

'Affluenza' teen's deportation to U.S. imminent: lawyer

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:21

U.S. national Ethan Couch is pictured in this undated handout photographBy Anahi Rama and Lizbeth Diaz MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The wealthy Texas youth known as the "affluenza" teen after he killed four people in a drunk driving incident in 2013 will be deported to the United States imminently after dropping a legal challenge in Mexico, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Ethan Couch, 18, and his mother, Tonya, were arrested in Mexico last month following a more than two-week manhunt. "He has withdrawn the legal challenge," said Fernando Benitez, Couch's lawyer in Mexico.


Some Officers Bristle at Recall of Military Equipment

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:13
A federal order will deprive local authorities of critical tools in an age of heightened fears about terrorism and mass shootings, some law enforcement leaders say.









VIDEO: Police close in on human traffickers

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:12
As police in Spain investigate one of the biggest human trafficking rings in Europe, they reveal to the BBC that Britain's airports are increasingly being used by major trafficking gangs as a gateway to the European Union.
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Ex-TV show host arrested in 37-year-old sex abuse case

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:12

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man who once hosted a children’s show on local television under the name “Mr. Wonder” has been arrested on charges he sexually abused children during a camping retreat nearly four decades ago. In a statement Tuesday, the Rapides Parish sheriff’s office in Louisiana says 76-year-old Frank John Selas III […]
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Ex-TV show host arrested in 37-year-old sex abuse case

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:12

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man who once hosted a children’s show on local television under the name “Mr. Wonder” has been arrested on charges he sexually abused children during a camping retreat nearly four decades ago. In a statement Tuesday, the Rapides Parish sheriff’s office in Louisiana says 76-year-old Frank John Selas III […]
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Ex-TV show host arrested in 37-year-old sex abuse case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:12

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man who once hosted a children’s show on local television under the name “Mr. Wonder” has been arrested on charges he sexually abused children during a camping retreat nearly four decades ago. In a statement Tuesday, the Rapides Parish sheriff’s office in Louisiana says 76-year-old Frank John Selas III […]

Allentown streets still buried 3 days after storm

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:12

Allentown streets still buried 3 days after stormOur area continues to dig out from this weekend's blizzard. One of the hardest hit areas is the Lehigh Valley where we saw record snow fall.


Ex-TV show host arrested in 37-year-old sex abuse case

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:11

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A man who once hosted a children’s show on local television under the name “Mr. Wonder” has been arrested on charges he sexually abused children during a camping retreat nearly four decades ago. In a statement Tuesday, the Rapides Parish sheriff’s office in Louisiana says 76-year-old Frank John Selas III remained […]
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Ex-TV show host arrested in 37-year-old sex abuse case

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:11

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A man who once hosted a children’s show on local television under the name “Mr. Wonder” has been arrested on charges he sexually abused children during a camping retreat nearly four decades ago. In a statement Tuesday, the Rapides Parish sheriff’s office in Louisiana says 76-year-old Frank John Selas III remained […]
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