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Next up for Democrats: Nevada, an entirely different state

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:54

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Now that Iowa and New Hampshire are in the rear-view mirror, the Democratic presidential contest shifts to markedly different terrain in Nevada, where a largely urban and diverse electorate will test the breadth of Bernie Sanders’ appeal and the durability of Hillary Clinton’s coalition. In contrast to the overwhelmingly Anglo electorate […]
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Next up for Democrats: Nevada, an entirely different state

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:54

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Now that Iowa and New Hampshire are in the rear-view mirror, the Democratic presidential contest shifts to markedly different terrain in Nevada, where a largely urban and diverse electorate will test the breadth of Bernie Sanders’ appeal and the durability of Hillary Clinton’s coalition. In contrast to the overwhelmingly Anglo electorate […]
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Viewers’ Guide: Post-NH, a tense Clinton-Sanders rematch

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:50

WASHINGTON (AP) — Grudge match. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders get back in the debate ring Thursday night with an increasingly bitter family score to settle. The debate comes just 48 hours after Sanders’ victory over Clinton in the New Hampshire primary by 22 percentage points, a jagged pill made more so […]
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Viewers’ Guide: Post-NH, a tense Clinton-Sanders rematch

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:50

WASHINGTON (AP) — Grudge match. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders get back in the debate ring Thursday night with an increasingly bitter family score to settle. The debate comes just 48 hours after Sanders’ victory over Clinton in the New Hampshire primary by 22 percentage points, a jagged pill made more so […]
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Clinton struggles to win over younger women

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:34

CONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) — For young women, political revolution is currently trumping the idea of a Madame President. In New Hampshire, women under the age of 45 overwhelmingly backed Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton, exit polls showed. It’s a problem for the former secretary of state as she tries to build the coalition of […]
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Clinton struggles to win over younger women

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:34

CONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) — For young women, political revolution is currently trumping the idea of a Madame President. In New Hampshire, women under the age of 45 overwhelmingly backed Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton, exit polls showed. It’s a problem for the former secretary of state as she tries to build the coalition of […]
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Indian soldier dies after rescue from avalanche in Kashmir

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:27

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian army says a soldier rescued after six days buried under deep snow by an enormous avalanche in the Himalayan region of Kashmir has died in a hospital. Spokesman Col. Rohan Anand says Hanamanthappa Koppad died Thursday with worsening dysfunction in multiple organs after being hospitalized in New Delhi in […]
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Indian soldier dies after rescue from avalanche in Kashmir

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:27

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian army says a soldier rescued after six days buried under deep snow by an enormous avalanche in the Himalayan region of Kashmir has died in a hospital. Spokesman Col. Rohan Anand says Hanamanthappa Koppad died Thursday with worsening dysfunction in multiple organs after being hospitalized in New Delhi in […]
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Justice Dept. enters Ferguson court case in strong position

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:26

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand, given a months-long investigation that found vast problems in the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb. In suing the city, which took a high-stakes gamble by rejecting […]
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Justice Dept. enters Ferguson court case in strong position

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:26

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand, given a months-long investigation that found vast problems in the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb. In suing the city, which took a high-stakes gamble by rejecting […]
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Afghan policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 4

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:16

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that a policeman in the southern province of Kandahar has killed four of his colleagues and wounded another seven. Zia Durrani, spokesman for the provincial police, said Thursday the rogue policeman was shot dead by another officer. He says the shootings took place in the Zhari district […]
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Afghan policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 4

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:16

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that a policeman in the southern province of Kandahar has killed four of his colleagues and wounded another seven. Zia Durrani, spokesman for the provincial police, said Thursday the rogue policeman was shot dead by another officer. He says the shootings took place in the Zhari district […]
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North Korea responds to South Korea’s closing of jointly run factory park by vowing to scrap two crucial cross-border communication hotlines

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:15

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea responds to South Korea’s closing of jointly run factory park by vowing to scrap two crucial cross-border communication hotlines.
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North Korea responds to South Korea’s closing of jointly run factory park by vowing to scrap two crucial cross-border communication hotlines

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:15

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea responds to South Korea’s closing of jointly run factory park by vowing to scrap two crucial cross-border communication hotlines.
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War, plunging oil prices send Iraq’s economy into crisis

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:15

BAGHDAD (AP) — Plunging oil prices have pitched Iraq into a severe financial crisis as it struggles to combat the Islamic State group, play host to millions of refugees and rebuild cities and towns ravaged by war. Iraq’s economy is almost completely reliant on oil, which accounts for 95 percent of government revenues. With global […]
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War, plunging oil prices send Iraq’s economy into crisis

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:15

BAGHDAD (AP) — Plunging oil prices have pitched Iraq into a severe financial crisis as it struggles to combat the Islamic State group, play host to millions of refugees and rebuild cities and towns ravaged by war. Iraq’s economy is almost completely reliant on oil, which accounts for 95 percent of government revenues. With global […]
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Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; US wants it now

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:11

MUNICH (AP) — Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials say, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian government three weeks to try to crush moderate rebel groups. The United States has countered with demands for the fighting to stop immediately, the officials said Wednesday. Peace talks are […]
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Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; US wants it now

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:11

MUNICH (AP) — Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials say, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian government three weeks to try to crush moderate rebel groups. The United States has countered with demands for the fighting to stop immediately, the officials said Wednesday. Peace talks are […]
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A look at Japan’s complex relationship with North Korea

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:11

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a troubled and complicated relationship with North Korea. The two countries have no diplomatic ties, but there are tens of thousands of pro-Pyongyang ethnic Koreans who live in Japan but still have relatives in the North. They will likely be the most affected by Japanese sanctions announced Wednesday, which include […]
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A look at Japan’s complex relationship with North Korea

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:11

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a troubled and complicated relationship with North Korea. The two countries have no diplomatic ties, but there are tens of thousands of pro-Pyongyang ethnic Koreans who live in Japan but still have relatives in the North. They will likely be the most affected by Japanese sanctions announced Wednesday, which include […]
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