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Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Watson named Oxford fellows

NBA - 12 hours 40 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson have got new roles: Visiting fellows at Oxford University. The actors are among 11 non-academics to have accepted appointments at Oxford’s Lady Margaret Hall. Visiting fellows are normally appointed for three years, and are encouraged to visit, dine, debate or perform at the college. Alan Rusbridger, the […]
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Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Watson named Oxford fellows

Seattle Seahawks - 12 hours 40 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson have got new roles: Visiting fellows at Oxford University. The actors are among 11 non-academics to have accepted appointments at Oxford’s Lady Margaret Hall. Visiting fellows are normally appointed for three years, and are encouraged to visit, dine, debate or perform at the college. Alan Rusbridger, the […]
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Chai’s death: She was happy at new zoo

NBA - 12 hours 42 min ago

As someone who has long loved the Woodland Park Zoo elephants, I would like to share my thoughts [“Pang of guilt in Seattle over Chai’s death,” Opinion, Feb. 6]. The Woodland Park Zoo sent its elephants to another zoo to provide social interaction. We only had two elephants left at the zoo, which meant that […]
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Chai’s death: She was happy at new zoo

Seattle Seahawks - 12 hours 42 min ago

As someone who has long loved the Woodland Park Zoo elephants, I would like to share my thoughts [“Pang of guilt in Seattle over Chai’s death,” Opinion, Feb. 6]. The Woodland Park Zoo sent its elephants to another zoo to provide social interaction. We only had two elephants left at the zoo, which meant that […]
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Leicester stuns Man City to stretch EPL lead, Spurs go 2nd

NBA - 12 hours 42 min ago

LONDON (AP) — With a 3-1 win at Manchester City, Leicester showed why it really could be lifting the Premier League trophy for the first time in May. From 5,000-1 outsiders for the title in August, Leicester became the 7/4 favorites with several British bookmakers on Saturday after going five points clear at the top. […]
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Leicester stuns Man City to stretch EPL lead, Spurs go 2nd

Seattle Seahawks - 12 hours 42 min ago

LONDON (AP) — With a 3-1 win at Manchester City, Leicester showed why it really could be lifting the Premier League trophy for the first time in May. From 5,000-1 outsiders for the title in August, Leicester became the 7/4 favorites with several British bookmakers on Saturday after going five points clear at the top. […]
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Somali official: Bomb blew hole in passenger jet

NBA - 12 hours 52 min ago

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali official says that a bomb blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday. Ali Jama Jangali, Somalia’s transport minister, said at a press conference Saturday that investigators concluded that a bomb caused the […]
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Somali official: Bomb blew hole in passenger jet

Seattle Seahawks - 12 hours 52 min ago

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali official says that a bomb blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday. Ali Jama Jangali, Somalia’s transport minister, said at a press conference Saturday that investigators concluded that a bomb caused the […]
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Austrian police: 5 skiers killed in ‘massive’ avalanche

NBA - 12 hours 57 min ago

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Austria say five skiers from the Czech Republic have been killed after being buried in a ‘massive’ Alpine avalanche. Tirol police spokesman Helmut Schuetz said Saturday that two people were also injured after the avalanche struck the Wattener Lizum region, 30 kilometers (20 miles) southeast of Innsbruck. Schuetz says a […]
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Austrian police: 5 skiers killed in ‘massive’ avalanche

Seattle Seahawks - 12 hours 57 min ago

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Austria say five skiers from the Czech Republic have been killed after being buried in a ‘massive’ Alpine avalanche. Tirol police spokesman Helmut Schuetz said Saturday that two people were also injured after the avalanche struck the Wattener Lizum region, 30 kilometers (20 miles) southeast of Innsbruck. Schuetz says a […]
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Philadelphia taxi driver shot in arm during robbery attempt

NBA - 12 hours 59 min ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a Philadelphia taxi driver has been shot in the arm during an overnight robbery attempt in his cab. Police say two men and one woman flagged down the Get A Cab taxi just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday in front of a gas station and asked to be taken to a […]
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Philadelphia taxi driver shot in arm during robbery attempt

Seattle Seahawks - 12 hours 59 min ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a Philadelphia taxi driver has been shot in the arm during an overnight robbery attempt in his cab. Police say two men and one woman flagged down the Get A Cab taxi just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday in front of a gas station and asked to be taken to a […]
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2 dead, 1 badly hurt in explosion at Spanish biodiesel plant

NBA - 13 hours 10 min ago

MADRID (AP) — An explosion at a biodiesel plant has killed two workers and left one survivor seriously injured, Spanish emergency services said Saturday. The Emergency Coordination and Information Center for the regional government of Valencia said the explosion occurred at around 11 a.m. Saturday at a fuel production plant in Algemesi, 33 kilometers (21 […]
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2 dead, 1 badly hurt in explosion at Spanish biodiesel plant

Seattle Seahawks - 13 hours 10 min ago

MADRID (AP) — An explosion at a biodiesel plant has killed two workers and left one survivor seriously injured, Spanish emergency services said Saturday. The Emergency Coordination and Information Center for the regional government of Valencia said the explosion occurred at around 11 a.m. Saturday at a fuel production plant in Algemesi, 33 kilometers (21 […]
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Directors Guild Awards offer a peek behind the camera

NBA - 13 hours 12 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the annual Directors Guild of America Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, Saturday’s ceremony also offers a telling look at who’s working behind the camera in Hollywood amid the industry’s ongoing discussion about diversity. Women comprise about 28 percent of nominees for […]
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Directors Guild Awards offer a peek behind the camera

Seattle Seahawks - 13 hours 12 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the annual Directors Guild of America Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, Saturday’s ceremony also offers a telling look at who’s working behind the camera in Hollywood amid the industry’s ongoing discussion about diversity. Women comprise about 28 percent of nominees for […]
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New York nurse charged with smuggling razors, pot into jail

NBA - 13 hours 20 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse at a New York jail has been charged with smuggling razors and synthetic marijuana to inmates. Chantiel Cox was arrested on charges of conspiracy and promoting prison contraband. She was arraigned Friday on Long Island. Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/23PJbJ9 ) reports Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas said the 25-year-old Cox […]
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New York nurse charged with smuggling razors, pot into jail

Seattle Seahawks - 13 hours 20 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse at a New York jail has been charged with smuggling razors and synthetic marijuana to inmates. Chantiel Cox was arrested on charges of conspiracy and promoting prison contraband. She was arraigned Friday on Long Island. Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/23PJbJ9 ) reports Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas said the 25-year-old Cox […]
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OAS: Haitian leaders reach deal to install provisional govt

NBA - 13 hours 24 min ago

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An OAS official tells The Associated Press that top Haitian leaders have reached an agreement to install a provisional government less than a day before President Michel Martelly is scheduled to step down. Special mission leader Ronald Sanders said Saturday that the interim president will be elected by Parliament for a […]
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OAS: Haitian leaders reach deal to install provisional govt

Seattle Seahawks - 13 hours 24 min ago

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An OAS official tells The Associated Press that top Haitian leaders have reached an agreement to install a provisional government less than a day before President Michel Martelly is scheduled to step down. Special mission leader Ronald Sanders said Saturday that the interim president will be elected by Parliament for a […]
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