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Nuns who help homeless face eviction in costly San Francisco

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:10

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sister Mary Benedicte wants to focus on feeding the hungry lined up outside a soup kitchen in a gritty part of San Francisco. But the city’s booming economy means even seedy neighborhoods are demanding higher rents, threatening to force out an order of nuns who serve the homeless. The sisters of […]
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Romania upholds sentence for communist-era prison commander

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:02

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian appeals court has upheld a 20-year prison sentence for a 90-year-old communist-era prison guard found guilty of committing crimes against humanity, in the first such case in since the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was tried and executed in 1989. The court in Bucharest issued its ruling Wednesday on the appeal […]
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Romania upholds sentence for communist-era prison commander

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:02

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian appeals court has upheld a 20-year prison sentence for a 90-year-old communist-era prison guard found guilty of committing crimes against humanity, in the first such case in since the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was tried and executed in 1989. The court in Bucharest issued its ruling Wednesday on the appeal […]
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Romania upholds sentence for communist-era prison commander

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:02

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian appeals court has upheld a 20-year prison sentence for a 90-year-old communist-era prison guard found guilty of committing crimes against humanity, in the first such case in since the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was tried and executed in 1989. The court in Bucharest issued its ruling Wednesday on the appeal […]
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Romania upholds sentence for communist-era prison commander

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:02

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian appeals court has upheld a 20-year prison sentence for a 90-year-old communist-era prison guard found guilty of committing crimes against humanity, in the first such case in since the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was tried and executed in 1989. The court in Bucharest issued its ruling Wednesday on the appeal […]
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Iran to purchase Sukhoi-30 fighter jets from Russia

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:58

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Defense Minister says his country will sign a contract with Russia for the purchase of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets. In comments published Wednesday, Gen. Hossein Dehghan did not specify how many fighter planes Iran will buy, or give a timeline for the signing of the deal. He says that under the […]
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Iran to purchase Sukhoi-30 fighter jets from Russia

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:58

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Defense Minister says his country will sign a contract with Russia for the purchase of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets. In comments published Wednesday, Gen. Hossein Dehghan did not specify how many fighter planes Iran will buy, or give a timeline for the signing of the deal. He says that under the […]
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Iran to purchase Sukhoi-30 fighter jets from Russia

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:58

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Defense Minister says his country will sign a contract with Russia for the purchase of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets. In comments published Wednesday, Gen. Hossein Dehghan did not specify how many fighter planes Iran will buy, or give a timeline for the signing of the deal. He says that under the […]
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Iran to purchase Sukhoi-30 fighter jets from Russia

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:58

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Defense Minister says his country will sign a contract with Russia for the purchase of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets. In comments published Wednesday, Gen. Hossein Dehghan did not specify how many fighter planes Iran will buy, or give a timeline for the signing of the deal. He says that under the […]
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Key developments following North Korea’s rocket launch

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:46

North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and threats of new sanctions. World leaders say Sunday’s launch violated a U.N. ban on Pyongyang’s use of ballistic missile technology. North Korea says the launch of a new Earth observation satellite, the Kwangmyongsong 4, or Shining Star 4, is part of a peaceful […]
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Key developments following North Korea’s rocket launch

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:46

North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and threats of new sanctions. World leaders say Sunday’s launch violated a U.N. ban on Pyongyang’s use of ballistic missile technology. North Korea says the launch of a new Earth observation satellite, the Kwangmyongsong 4, or Shining Star 4, is part of a peaceful […]
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Key developments following North Korea’s rocket launch

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:46

North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and threats of new sanctions. World leaders say Sunday’s launch violated a U.N. ban on Pyongyang’s use of ballistic missile technology. North Korea says the launch of a new Earth observation satellite, the Kwangmyongsong 4, or Shining Star 4, is part of a peaceful […]
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Key developments following North Korea’s rocket launch

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:46

North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and threats of new sanctions. World leaders say Sunday’s launch violated a U.N. ban on Pyongyang’s use of ballistic missile technology. North Korea says the launch of a new Earth observation satellite, the Kwangmyongsong 4, or Shining Star 4, is part of a peaceful […]
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Developers of toppled Taiwan building detained

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:44

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Three Taiwanese construction company executives have been detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building in an earthquake, killing dozens. The district prosecutor’s office in the city of Tainan said Wednesday that Lin Ming-hui and architects Chang Kui-an and Cheng Chin-kui were suspected […]
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Developers of toppled Taiwan building detained

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:44

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Three Taiwanese construction company executives have been detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building in an earthquake, killing dozens. The district prosecutor’s office in the city of Tainan said Wednesday that Lin Ming-hui and architects Chang Kui-an and Cheng Chin-kui were suspected […]
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Developers of toppled Taiwan building detained

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:44

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Three Taiwanese construction company executives have been detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building in an earthquake, killing dozens. The district prosecutor’s office in the city of Tainan said Wednesday that Lin Ming-hui and architects Chang Kui-an and Cheng Chin-kui were suspected […]
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Developers of toppled Taiwan building detained

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:44

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Three Taiwanese construction company executives have been detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building in an earthquake, killing dozens. The district prosecutor’s office in the city of Tainan said Wednesday that Lin Ming-hui and architects Chang Kui-an and Cheng Chin-kui were suspected […]
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Court: No new trial after judge mistakenly declares mistrial

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:34

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman pleaded with the Georgia Supreme Court not to let the man accused of killing her mother go free because of a judge’s mistake before a jury can weigh his guilt or innocence. The high court on Monday said a judge can’t set a new trial for Geary Otis after having […]
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Court: No new trial after judge mistakenly declares mistrial

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:34

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman pleaded with the Georgia Supreme Court not to let the man accused of killing her mother go free because of a judge’s mistake before a jury can weigh his guilt or innocence. The high court on Monday said a judge can’t set a new trial for Geary Otis after having […]
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Court: No new trial after judge mistakenly declares mistrial

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:34

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman pleaded with the Georgia Supreme Court not to let the man accused of killing her mother go free because of a judge’s mistake before a jury can weigh his guilt or innocence. The high court on Monday said a judge can’t set a new trial for Geary Otis after having […]
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