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Miami police officer shoots, kills man seen stabbing woman

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:43

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a man who was stabbing a woman in Miami. Miami police Chief Rodolfo Llanes told reporters at the scene the officer saw a man stabbing a woman while he was on patrol early Thursday. Miami Fraternal Order of Police President Javier Ortiz called the officer […]
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UK: Jet incident near Heathrow did not involve drone

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:40

LONDON (AP) — A British Airways jet reported to have hit an object as it came in to land at Heathrow Airport this month did not strike a drone as first thought, the British government said Thursday. The pilot of an Airbus A320 flying from Geneva reported a collision as the plane was approaching the […]
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UK: Jet incident near Heathrow did not involve drone

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:40

LONDON (AP) — A British Airways jet reported to have hit an object as it came in to land at Heathrow Airport this month did not strike a drone as first thought, the British government said Thursday. The pilot of an Airbus A320 flying from Geneva reported a collision as the plane was approaching the […]
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Prosecutors says IS ordered Italian resident to attack Rome

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:27

MILAN (AP) — Italian prosecutors say an Islamic State fighter had ordered a Moroccan-born man living in Italy to carry out attacks in Rome during Holy Year. Milan prosecutor Maurizio Romanelli told reporters Thursday that investigators intercepted the communication to carry out attacks in Italy, “with particular attention to the city of Rome,” from within […]
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Prosecutors says IS ordered Italian resident to attack Rome

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:27

MILAN (AP) — Italian prosecutors say an Islamic State fighter had ordered a Moroccan-born man living in Italy to carry out attacks in Rome during Holy Year. Milan prosecutor Maurizio Romanelli told reporters Thursday that investigators intercepted the communication to carry out attacks in Italy, “with particular attention to the city of Rome,” from within […]
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Beach Boys to headline Memorial Day concert in DC

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:16

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Beach Boys will be the headliners for this year’s Memorial Day concert on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Producers announced plans Wednesday for the concert, which honors America’s service members and veterans. For the 11th consecutive year, actors Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise will host the event. Both are longtime […]
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Beach Boys to headline Memorial Day concert in DC

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:16

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Beach Boys will be the headliners for this year’s Memorial Day concert on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Producers announced plans Wednesday for the concert, which honors America’s service members and veterans. For the 11th consecutive year, actors Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise will host the event. Both are longtime […]
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Victims of Chile colony hope German documents bring justice

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:05

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Victims of a secretive German colony in Chile hope that Germany’s decision to declassify documents will help shine light on human rights abuses committed there. For three decades beginning in 1961, the enclave of Colonia Dignidad, or Dignity Colony, was the site of torture, slavery and child abuse. German Foreign Minister […]
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Victims of Chile colony hope German documents bring justice

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:05

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Victims of a secretive German colony in Chile hope that Germany’s decision to declassify documents will help shine light on human rights abuses committed there. For three decades beginning in 1961, the enclave of Colonia Dignidad, or Dignity Colony, was the site of torture, slavery and child abuse. German Foreign Minister […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:01

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. TED CRUZ GAMBLES ON CARLY FIORINA The candidate makes a rare early running mate pick as the Republican race takes yet another unusual turn. 2. WHEN A CONTESTED CONVENTION LAST HAPPENED Most Read StoriesLook like this, not […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:01

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. TED CRUZ GAMBLES ON CARLY FIORINA The candidate makes a rare early running mate pick as the Republican race takes yet another unusual turn. 2. WHEN A CONTESTED CONVENTION LAST HAPPENED Most Read StoriesLook like this, not […]
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China to join exercises with rival South China Sea claimants

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:49

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it will send a warship and special forces for a multinational exercise next month that is also expected to include troops from the Philippines and other rival claimants in the South China Sea. The May 2-12 maritime security and counterterrorism exercise will feature the militaries of the 10 countries […]
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China to join exercises with rival South China Sea claimants

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:49

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it will send a warship and special forces for a multinational exercise next month that is also expected to include troops from the Philippines and other rival claimants in the South China Sea. The May 2-12 maritime security and counterterrorism exercise will feature the militaries of the 10 countries […]
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New killings in Bangladesh leave LGBT community full of fear

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:48

NEW DELHI (AP) — The killing of two gay rights activists in the Bangladeshi capital has driven the country’s already secretive and small gay community underground, wondering if they can trust a government that considers their status to be criminal, rights groups said. Police detectives say they are working with evidence including a mobile phone, […]
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New killings in Bangladesh leave LGBT community full of fear

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:48

NEW DELHI (AP) — The killing of two gay rights activists in the Bangladeshi capital has driven the country’s already secretive and small gay community underground, wondering if they can trust a government that considers their status to be criminal, rights groups said. Police detectives say they are working with evidence including a mobile phone, […]
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China passes law to tighten controls on foreign nonprofits

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:34

BEIJING (AP) — China passed a law Thursday to tighten controls over foreign non-governmental organizations by subjecting them to close police supervision, the latest move by authorities to clamp down on perceived threats to national security. The law, adopted by the national legislature, states that foreign NGOs must not endanger China’s national security and ethnic […]
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China passes law to tighten controls on foreign nonprofits

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:34

BEIJING (AP) — China passed a law Thursday to tighten controls over foreign non-governmental organizations by subjecting them to close police supervision, the latest move by authorities to clamp down on perceived threats to national security. The law, adopted by the national legislature, states that foreign NGOs must not endanger China’s national security and ethnic […]
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AP Interview: Fukushima plant’s new ice wall not watertight

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:26

TOKYO (AP) — Coping with the vast amounts of ground water flowing into the broken Fukushima nuclear plant — which then becomes radiated and seeps back out — has become such a problem that Japan is building a 35 billion yen ($312 million) “ice wall” into the earth around it. But even if the frozen […]
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AP Interview: Fukushima plant’s new ice wall not watertight

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:26

TOKYO (AP) — Coping with the vast amounts of ground water flowing into the broken Fukushima nuclear plant — which then becomes radiated and seeps back out — has become such a problem that Japan is building a 35 billion yen ($312 million) “ice wall” into the earth around it. But even if the frozen […]
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Lego’s founding family in leadership handover

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:04

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The family that founded and owns Lego, the maker of the popular multi-colored toy building bricks, is reshuffling its top leadership to create a “smooth handover of active ownership to the next generation.” Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, the company founder’s grandson, said Thursday he will leave his position as deputy chairman to […]
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