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Authorities: Couple suspected in crime spree found; man dead

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:54

MILTON, Fla. (AP) — The search for a Missouri couple suspected in a series of robberies and abductions in Alabama and Georgia ended in the Florida Panhandle early Friday with authorities there saying the man is dead and the woman taken into custody. Blake Fitzgerald died and Brittany Nicole Harper was wounded and taken to […]
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Authorities: Couple suspected in robberies, abductions found in Florida; man dead, woman wounded

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:53

MILTON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities: Couple suspected in robberies, abductions found in Florida; man dead, woman wounded.
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Authorities: Couple suspected in robberies, abductions found in Florida; man dead, woman wounded

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:53

MILTON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities: Couple suspected in robberies, abductions found in Florida; man dead, woman wounded.
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After criticism, Brazil transferring Zika samples to US

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:51

LONDON (AP) — Brazil says it is sending a set of samples related to the Zika outbreak to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an announcement that follows criticism over the country’s hoarding of disease data and biological material. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that researchers across the world were being starved of […]
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After criticism, Brazil transferring Zika samples to US

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:51

LONDON (AP) — Brazil says it is sending a set of samples related to the Zika outbreak to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an announcement that follows criticism over the country’s hoarding of disease data and biological material. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that researchers across the world were being starved of […]
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French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacks

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:46

PARIS (AP) — French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched more than 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris — but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime, not terrorism. Rights activists complain that this is an abuse of authority, and are […]
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French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacks

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:46

PARIS (AP) — French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched more than 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris — but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime, not terrorism. Rights activists complain that this is an abuse of authority, and are […]
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Islamic extremists take control of town in southern Somalia

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:40

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Residents in the southern Somali town of Marka say fighters from the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab have taken control there after the withdrawal of African Union forces. Marka resident Mohamed Sabriye said the rebels hoisted al-Shabab’s flag on the coastal town’s police station and administrative headquarters. Marka lies some 70 kilometers […]
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Islamic extremists take control of town in southern Somalia

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:40

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Residents in the southern Somali town of Marka say fighters from the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab have taken control there after the withdrawal of African Union forces. Marka resident Mohamed Sabriye said the rebels hoisted al-Shabab’s flag on the coastal town’s police station and administrative headquarters. Marka lies some 70 kilometers […]
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Volvo posts higher 4th quarter profit on brisk Europe sales

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:35

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish truck maker AB Volvo has posted a fourth quarter net profit of 2.59 billion kronor ($310 million), compared with a 2.98 billion kronor loss last year, on the back of cost cuts and brisk sales in Europe. The previous year’s earnings were hurt by big provisions relating to an EU antitrust […]
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Volvo posts higher 4th quarter profit on brisk Europe sales

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:35

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish truck maker AB Volvo has posted a fourth quarter net profit of 2.59 billion kronor ($310 million), compared with a 2.98 billion kronor loss last year, on the back of cost cuts and brisk sales in Europe. The previous year’s earnings were hurt by big provisions relating to an EU antitrust […]
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Car bomb explodes at UN base in Mali’s Timbuktu

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:33

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — The United Nations mission in Mali says a car bomb has exploded outside a mission police station in Timbuktu, and there is shooting between the attackers and forces. Mission spokesman Olivier Salgado said Friday that one person who was injured has been transferred to a health care facility. He said there […]
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Car bomb explodes at UN base in Mali’s Timbuktu

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:33

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — The United Nations mission in Mali says a car bomb has exploded outside a mission police station in Timbuktu, and there is shooting between the attackers and forces. Mission spokesman Olivier Salgado said Friday that one person who was injured has been transferred to a health care facility. He said there […]
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Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch meet in historic step

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:21

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a major step to heal the 1000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West. The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, announced the meeting with Patriarch Kirill, saying it will […]
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Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch meet in historic step

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:21

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a major step to heal the 1000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West. The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, announced the meeting with Patriarch Kirill, saying it will […]
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North Dakota case delayed because of murder-for-hire trial

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:02

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The federal trial for a woman accused of bilking investors in a North Dakota oil patch trucking firm has been delayed so she can testify in her ex-husband’s murder-for-hire trial. Sarah Creveling has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and money laundering. Her trial was scheduled to begin […]
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North Dakota case delayed because of murder-for-hire trial

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:02

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The federal trial for a woman accused of bilking investors in a North Dakota oil patch trucking firm has been delayed so she can testify in her ex-husband’s murder-for-hire trial. Sarah Creveling has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and money laundering. Her trial was scheduled to begin […]
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China probe identifies stored chemical behind Tianjin blasts

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:02

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese investigators have ruled that the deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in the port city of Tianjin in August were triggered when the stored chemical nitrocellulose became too dry and caught fire. The investigation team said Friday that flames spread among stocks of nitrocellulose, a flammable compound used as a […]
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China probe identifies stored chemical behind Tianjin blasts

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:02

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese investigators have ruled that the deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in the port city of Tianjin in August were triggered when the stored chemical nitrocellulose became too dry and caught fire. The investigation team said Friday that flames spread among stocks of nitrocellulose, a flammable compound used as a […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:01

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FIREWORKS FLY IN FIRST ONE-ON-ONE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE Hillary Clinton accuses Bernie Sanders of subjecting her to an “artful smear” regarding her Wall Street links while Sanders suggests the former secretary of state is a captive of America’s […]
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