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Georgia law giving police grand jury access may face change

Seattle Seahawks - 12 hours 45 min ago

ATLANTA (AP) — After a naked, mentally ill black veteran was shot dead by a white police officer last March in an Atlanta suburb, the officer was allowed a privilege ordinary citizens don’t get, and even police officers don’t get anywhere except in Georgia: He sat in on the grand jury session considering the shooting […]
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Belligerence as strategy: Pyongyang and its provocations

NBA - 12 hours 49 min ago

In Japan, the prime minister said North Korea would be committing a “grave, provocative act” if it followed through on plans to launch a long-range rocket. South Korea warned of “searing consequences” if the launch went ahead. Moscow and Washington, which rarely agree on much of anything these days, both denounced Pyongyang’s plans. Even China, […]
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Belligerence as strategy: Pyongyang and its provocations

Seattle Seahawks - 12 hours 49 min ago

In Japan, the prime minister said North Korea would be committing a “grave, provocative act” if it followed through on plans to launch a long-range rocket. South Korea warned of “searing consequences” if the launch went ahead. Moscow and Washington, which rarely agree on much of anything these days, both denounced Pyongyang’s plans. Even China, […]
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South Africa prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murder

NBA - 12 hours 54 min ago

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African prosecutors plan to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of an activist who opposed white-minority rule. The National Prosecuting Authority says the female activist, Nokuthula Simelane, disappeared while being held by the Soweto Special Branch, a police unit. It says Simelane was kidnapped […]
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South Africa prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murder

Seattle Seahawks - 12 hours 54 min ago

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African prosecutors plan to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of an activist who opposed white-minority rule. The National Prosecuting Authority says the female activist, Nokuthula Simelane, disappeared while being held by the Soweto Special Branch, a police unit. It says Simelane was kidnapped […]
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Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight

NBA - 12 hours 55 min ago

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Mosquito-control workers are asking automotive retailers to get rid of old tires in the Florida Panhandle, lining up laboratories to test the insects for the Zika virus in New Orleans, and preparing to hunt down and destroy mosquito breeding sites in neighborhoods of infected people in coastal Georgia. These are among […]
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Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight

Seattle Seahawks - 12 hours 55 min ago

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Mosquito-control workers are asking automotive retailers to get rid of old tires in the Florida Panhandle, lining up laboratories to test the insects for the Zika virus in New Orleans, and preparing to hunt down and destroy mosquito breeding sites in neighborhoods of infected people in coastal Georgia. These are among […]
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Sanofi reports flat 2015 earnings

NBA - 13 hours 2 min ago

PARIS (AP) — French drug maker Sanofi says its bottom line was roughly stable last year as it advanced efforts to reshape its drug portfolio and pursue research and development tie-ups in oncology and diabetes. Sanofi made 4.29 billion euros ($4.8 billion) last year, compared to 4.39 billion in 2014. In a statement, Sanofi said […]
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Sanofi reports flat 2015 earnings

Seattle Seahawks - 13 hours 2 min ago

PARIS (AP) — French drug maker Sanofi says its bottom line was roughly stable last year as it advanced efforts to reshape its drug portfolio and pursue research and development tie-ups in oncology and diabetes. Sanofi made 4.29 billion euros ($4.8 billion) last year, compared to 4.39 billion in 2014. In a statement, Sanofi said […]
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Next up: New Hampshire set to vote in nation’s first primary

NBA - 13 hours 11 min ago

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — It’s been 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long. More than a few started popping up a full two years before Tuesday’s state election, and nearly all have spent recent months […]
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Next up: New Hampshire set to vote in nation’s first primary

Seattle Seahawks - 13 hours 11 min ago

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — It’s been 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long. More than a few started popping up a full two years before Tuesday’s state election, and nearly all have spent recent months […]
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Gov’t report: Drop in uninsured in 8 states

NBA - 13 hours 13 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign. All but Florida had accepted a Medicaid expansion that is one of two major pathways to coverage under President Barack Obama’s […]
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Gov’t report: Drop in uninsured in 8 states

Seattle Seahawks - 13 hours 13 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign. All but Florida had accepted a Medicaid expansion that is one of two major pathways to coverage under President Barack Obama’s […]
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Obama to release $4 trillion-plus budget for 2017

NBA - 13 hours 17 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal that’s freighted with liberal policy initiatives and new and familiar tax hikes — all sent to a dismissive Republican-controlled Congress that simply wants to move on from his presidency. The budget will be released Tuesday morning, the same […]
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Obama to release $4 trillion-plus budget for 2017

Seattle Seahawks - 13 hours 17 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal that’s freighted with liberal policy initiatives and new and familiar tax hikes — all sent to a dismissive Republican-controlled Congress that simply wants to move on from his presidency. The budget will be released Tuesday morning, the same […]
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US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm

NBA - 13 hours 20 min ago

MIAMI (AP) — Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend. Sen. Bill Nelson on Monday called for the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the voyage that forced frightened passengers into their cabins overnight […]
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US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm

Seattle Seahawks - 13 hours 20 min ago

MIAMI (AP) — Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend. Sen. Bill Nelson on Monday called for the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the voyage that forced frightened passengers into their cabins overnight […]
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US responses to NKorea nuke, missile tests will upset China

NBA - 13 hours 28 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korean nuclear and rocket tests are drawing quick responses from the U.S. that will upset a supposed partner against Pyongyang’s weapons development — China. New efforts to toughen missile defense in South Korea and sanctions legislation moving swiftly through Congress could both hurt Chinese interests. China is concerned the missile defense […]
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US responses to NKorea nuke, missile tests will upset China

Seattle Seahawks - 13 hours 28 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korean nuclear and rocket tests are drawing quick responses from the U.S. that will upset a supposed partner against Pyongyang’s weapons development — China. New efforts to toughen missile defense in South Korea and sanctions legislation moving swiftly through Congress could both hurt Chinese interests. China is concerned the missile defense […]
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WATCHING TUESDAY: NH existential test for Trump’s candidacy

NBA - 13 hours 32 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Which candidate is ‘the best,’ who’s the most experienced, who’s a revolutionary and who’s a robot? New Hampshire voters will be the judge of that — and much more — in a presidential primary that turns 100 years old Tuesday. At stake are the political fates of billionaire Donald Trump’s improbable candidacy, […]
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