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For refugees, finding work in Europe an uphill battle

Seattle Seahawks - 15 hours 2 min ago

VIENNA (AP) — Antonio Piani appears to have beaten the odds stacked against refugees finding work in Europe, but the hotel where he works was set up specifically to employ people like him. The 40-year-old says the janitor’s job is his first permanent position since leaving Iran more than 11 years ago — a disheartening […]
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Gunmen kill police officer, wound 2 in Pakistani capital

NBA - 15 hours 29 min ago

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say two gunmen shot and killed a police officer and wounded two others in an attack on a patrol on a main road in the capital, Islamabad. Police officer Tariq Javed says the two gunmen escaped on foot after the shooting late Friday on a busy road linking Islamabad to […]
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Gunmen kill police officer, wound 2 in Pakistani capital

Seattle Seahawks - 15 hours 29 min ago

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say two gunmen shot and killed a police officer and wounded two others in an attack on a patrol on a main road in the capital, Islamabad. Police officer Tariq Javed says the two gunmen escaped on foot after the shooting late Friday on a busy road linking Islamabad to […]
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Steve Coogan film at Berlin fest puts death penalty on trial

NBA - 15 hours 31 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Is it possible to discuss an emotive topic like the death penalty with both passion and reason? Steve Coogan hopes so. The British actor-comedian plays a lawyer battling to keep his client from the gallows in Berlin Film Festival entry “Shepherds and Butchers,” set in South Africa in the last years of […]
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Steve Coogan film at Berlin fest puts death penalty on trial

Seattle Seahawks - 15 hours 31 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Is it possible to discuss an emotive topic like the death penalty with both passion and reason? Steve Coogan hopes so. The British actor-comedian plays a lawyer battling to keep his client from the gallows in Berlin Film Festival entry “Shepherds and Butchers,” set in South Africa in the last years of […]
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Unlucky in love, elephant damages 15 cars in southern China

NBA - 16 hours 11 min ago

BEIJING (AP) — After losing out on his love interest, a wild elephant has turned his attention to cars. The elephant wandered out of a nature reserve in southern China on Friday following a failed courtship and started playing with cars parked along a highway, slightly damaging more than a dozen vehicles, authorities said. The […]
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Unlucky in love, elephant damages 15 cars in southern China

Seattle Seahawks - 16 hours 11 min ago

BEIJING (AP) — After losing out on his love interest, a wild elephant has turned his attention to cars. The elephant wandered out of a nature reserve in southern China on Friday following a failed courtship and started playing with cars parked along a highway, slightly damaging more than a dozen vehicles, authorities said. The […]
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Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War

NBA - 16 hours 12 min ago

MUNICH (AP) — Russia’s prime minister accused the West on Saturday of rekindling the Cold War, telling a meeting of top defense officials, diplomats and national leaders that sanctions imposed after the annexation of Crimea and new moves by the NATO alliance “only aggravate” tensions. Dmitry Medvedev said Russian President Vladimir Putin told the same […]
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Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War

Seattle Seahawks - 16 hours 12 min ago

MUNICH (AP) — Russia’s prime minister accused the West on Saturday of rekindling the Cold War, telling a meeting of top defense officials, diplomats and national leaders that sanctions imposed after the annexation of Crimea and new moves by the NATO alliance “only aggravate” tensions. Dmitry Medvedev said Russian President Vladimir Putin told the same […]
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French PM: there will be other major terrorist attacks

NBA - 16 hours 30 min ago

MUNICH (AP) — France’s prime minister is warning that the terrorist threat is a long-term one and there will be other major attacks. Manuel Valls told a group top defense officials and diplomats Saturday that after the two 2015 attacks in France, the world has “entered a new era.” He says “we are at war […]
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French PM: there will be other major terrorist attacks

Seattle Seahawks - 16 hours 30 min ago

MUNICH (AP) — France’s prime minister is warning that the terrorist threat is a long-term one and there will be other major attacks. Manuel Valls told a group top defense officials and diplomats Saturday that after the two 2015 attacks in France, the world has “entered a new era.” He says “we are at war […]
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Germany presses Russia, Ukraine to implement peace deal

NBA - 17 hours 17 min ago

MUNICH (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister pressed for progress on a year-old peace plan for eastern Ukraine as he met Saturday with senior officials from Russia, Ukraine and France, saying he hopes that Moscow and Kiev realize that they don’t have forever to implement the deal Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier hosted Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov and […]
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Germany presses Russia, Ukraine to implement peace deal

NBA - 17 hours 17 min ago

MUNICH (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister pressed for progress on a year-old peace plan for eastern Ukraine as he met Saturday with senior officials from Russia, Ukraine and France, saying he hopes that Moscow and Kiev realize that they don’t have forever to implement the deal Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier hosted Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov and […]
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Germany presses Russia, Ukraine to implement peace deal

Seattle Seahawks - 17 hours 17 min ago

MUNICH (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister pressed for progress on a year-old peace plan for eastern Ukraine as he met Saturday with senior officials from Russia, Ukraine and France, saying he hopes that Moscow and Kiev realize that they don’t have forever to implement the deal Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier hosted Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov and […]
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Things to know about Obama’s summit with SE Asian leaders

NBA - 17 hours 39 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama hosts Southeast Asian leaders at an unprecedented summit in California starting Monday as he looks to deepen ties with the region’s fast-growing economies. But a nation not invited — neighboring power China — will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with sensitive territorial disputes. […]
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Things to know about Obama’s summit with SE Asian leaders

NBA - 17 hours 39 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama hosts Southeast Asian leaders at an unprecedented summit in California starting Monday as he looks to deepen ties with the region’s fast-growing economies. But a nation not invited — neighboring power China — will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with sensitive territorial disputes. […]
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Things to know about Obama’s summit with SE Asian leaders

Seattle Seahawks - 17 hours 39 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama hosts Southeast Asian leaders at an unprecedented summit in California starting Monday as he looks to deepen ties with the region’s fast-growing economies. But a nation not invited — neighboring power China — will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with sensitive territorial disputes. […]
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Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home

NBA - 17 hours 39 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether it’s a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window. Scientists traveled from remote villages in Peru to a large Brazilian city to begin tracking the effects of urbanization on the diversity […]
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Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home

NBA - 17 hours 39 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether it’s a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window. Scientists traveled from remote villages in Peru to a large Brazilian city to begin tracking the effects of urbanization on the diversity […]
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Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home

Seattle Seahawks - 17 hours 39 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether it’s a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window. Scientists traveled from remote villages in Peru to a large Brazilian city to begin tracking the effects of urbanization on the diversity […]
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