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French foreign minister leaving to head Constitutional Court

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:45

PARIS (AP) — France’s top diplomat is leaving his post to be named chief of the Constitutional Council, France’s top court making sure that bills comply with the constitution. French President Francois Hollande formally proposed the nomination of Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius to the Constitutional Council in a statement Wednesday. The 69-year-old Fabius had been […]
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French foreign minister leaving to head Constitutional Court

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:45

PARIS (AP) — France’s top diplomat is leaving his post to be named chief of the Constitutional Council, France’s top court making sure that bills comply with the constitution. French President Francois Hollande formally proposed the nomination of Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius to the Constitutional Council in a statement Wednesday. The 69-year-old Fabius had been […]
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US approves Spaceflight for simplified satellite-launch deals

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:30

Seattle-based Spaceflight has been formally approved as a preferred satellite launch services vendor for contracts with federal government agencies.
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US approves Spaceflight for simplified satellite-launch deals

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:30

Seattle-based Spaceflight has been formally approved as a preferred satellite launch services vendor for contracts with federal government agencies.
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Police: death of Ohio newborn bitten by dog ruled accidental

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:26

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the mother of a 3-day-old Ohio boy who died after he was bitten by a dog won’t face any charges after a coroner ruled the death accidental. The (Youngstown) Vindicator (http://bit.ly/1PCh0DN) reports police Detective Sgt. David Sweeney says there was no evidence the mother intentionally tried to harm her […]
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Police: death of Ohio newborn bitten by dog ruled accidental

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:26

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the mother of a 3-day-old Ohio boy who died after he was bitten by a dog won’t face any charges after a coroner ruled the death accidental. The (Youngstown) Vindicator (http://bit.ly/1PCh0DN) reports police Detective Sgt. David Sweeney says there was no evidence the mother intentionally tried to harm her […]
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Despite protests, Greek PM says reforms ‘not optional’

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:17

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Protesting farmers says they’re planning to camp outside parliament and hold a 48-hour protest against planned pension reforms. Farmers from around 70 highway and road blockades around the country are planning to bring their protest to Athens on Friday and Saturday, in a confrontation with the leftwing government, which is struggling […]
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Despite protests, Greek PM says reforms ‘not optional’

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:17

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Protesting farmers says they’re planning to camp outside parliament and hold a 48-hour protest against planned pension reforms. Farmers from around 70 highway and road blockades around the country are planning to bring their protest to Athens on Friday and Saturday, in a confrontation with the leftwing government, which is struggling […]
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Staples gets EU approval for acquisition of Office Depot

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:16

NEW YORK (AP) — Staples has received European approval for its buyout of Office Depot and in exchange, will split off businesses there to allay monopoly fears. The European Commission approved the deal on the condition that Staples Inc. divest Office Depot’s European contract business and all of its operations in Sweden. The $6.3 billion […]
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Staples gets EU approval for acquisition of Office Depot

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:16

NEW YORK (AP) — Staples has received European approval for its buyout of Office Depot and in exchange, will split off businesses there to allay monopoly fears. The European Commission approved the deal on the condition that Staples Inc. divest Office Depot’s European contract business and all of its operations in Sweden. The $6.3 billion […]
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The Latest: Kurdish fighters launch offensive in north Syria

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:11

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local): 13.50 p.m. Opposition activists and a rebel commander say Kurdish fighters have launched an offensive in northern Syria to attempt to capture a rebel-held military air base. Maj. Yasser Abdul-Rahim, a rebel […]
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The Latest: Kurdish fighters launch offensive in north Syria

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:11

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local): 13.50 p.m. Opposition activists and a rebel commander say Kurdish fighters have launched an offensive in northern Syria to attempt to capture a rebel-held military air base. Maj. Yasser Abdul-Rahim, a rebel […]
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Ohio cop fired after 137-shot barrage wants back on force

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:06

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer fired after a high-speed chase led to a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed black people says he wants to return to the force. Six police officers were fired last month following the November 2012 chase and shooting. The chase began when officers mistook a car backfiring for […]
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Ohio cop fired after 137-shot barrage wants back on force

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:06

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer fired after a high-speed chase led to a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed black people says he wants to return to the force. Six police officers were fired last month following the November 2012 chase and shooting. The chase began when officers mistook a car backfiring for […]
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Health ministry: Palestinian, 16, dies in West Bank clashes

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:05

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say a 16-year-old has died in clashes with Israeli forces in the southern West Bank. The Palestinian Ministry of Health identified the teen as Omar Jawabreh of the al-Aroub refugee camp north of Hebron. The Israeli military says forces shot Wednesday at a Palestinian who was throwing rocks at […]
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Health ministry: Palestinian, 16, dies in West Bank clashes

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:05

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say a 16-year-old has died in clashes with Israeli forces in the southern West Bank. The Palestinian Ministry of Health identified the teen as Omar Jawabreh of the al-Aroub refugee camp north of Hebron. The Israeli military says forces shot Wednesday at a Palestinian who was throwing rocks at […]
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IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:55

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has warned Ukraine it would be unable to keep supporting it financially if the country doesn’t step up its reforms efforts. Ukraine relies on funding from the IMF and international donors as it battles deep economic problems, in large part resulting from the […]
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IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:55

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has warned Ukraine it would be unable to keep supporting it financially if the country doesn’t step up its reforms efforts. Ukraine relies on funding from the IMF and international donors as it battles deep economic problems, in large part resulting from the […]
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French rescue 7 Spanish spelunkers trapped overnight in cave

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:23

PARIS (AP) — French authorities on Wednesday rescued seven Spanish spelunkers who had been trapped overnight in a cave in the Pyrenees region. The Haute-Garonne prefecture launched a successful rescue operation in the morning, and said that the six men and one woman were “lifted out of a chasm” and are “tired but not injured.” […]
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French rescue 7 Spanish spelunkers trapped overnight in cave

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:23

PARIS (AP) — French authorities on Wednesday rescued seven Spanish spelunkers who had been trapped overnight in a cave in the Pyrenees region. The Haute-Garonne prefecture launched a successful rescue operation in the morning, and said that the six men and one woman were “lifted out of a chasm” and are “tired but not injured.” […]
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