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UN panel: Too often only half of aid money get to the needy

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:41

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The co-chair of a U.N.-appointed panel says too often only half of the money from donors is getting to the millions of people devastated by conflicts and natural disasters who desperately need humanitarian aid. Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commission’s vice president for budget and human resources, said the nine-member panel trying […]
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Social media: destroyer or creator?

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:07

Over the last few years we’ve been treated to a number of “Facebook revolutions,” from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to the squares of Istanbul, Kiev and Hong Kong, all fueled by social media. But once the smoke cleared, most of these revolutions failed to build any sustainable new political order, in part […]
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Social media: destroyer or creator?

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:07

Over the last few years we’ve been treated to a number of “Facebook revolutions,” from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to the squares of Istanbul, Kiev and Hong Kong, all fueled by social media. But once the smoke cleared, most of these revolutions failed to build any sustainable new political order, in part […]
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Improve ‘rape kit’ system, but ensure accountability of those monitoring it

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:06

If a glaring public-records flaw can be fixed, lawmakers should approve a new system for handling and tracking the testing of “rape kits.”
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Improve ‘rape kit’ system, but ensure accountability of those monitoring it

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:06

If a glaring public-records flaw can be fixed, lawmakers should approve a new system for handling and tracking the testing of “rape kits.”
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‘Hail, Caesar!’: Fun star turns in Coen brothers’ latest film

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:05

Review of “Hail, Caesar!”: The Coen brothers make a charming but loosely threaded comedy set in 1951 Hollywood. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.
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‘Hail, Caesar!’: Fun star turns in Coen brothers’ latest film

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:05

Review of “Hail, Caesar!”: The Coen brothers make a charming but loosely threaded comedy set in 1951 Hollywood. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.
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Wall Street’s impact on Seattle’s housing affordability

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:01

Cash-buyers in Seattle’s red-hot housing market are more often than not large investors whose first order of business is to hike up rents.
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Wall Street’s impact on Seattle’s housing affordability

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:01

Cash-buyers in Seattle’s red-hot housing market are more often than not large investors whose first order of business is to hike up rents.
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Dejounte Murray’s 34 points leads Huskies to 95-83 OT win over Arizona State

WA Huskies - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:00

Huskies take sole possession of second place in the Pac-12 standings with a win, but a defeat drops them into fifth place.
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Game thread: UW men begins second half of Pac-12 season against Arizona State

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:00

Huskies take sole possession of second place in the Pac-12 standings with a win, but a defeat drops them into fifth place.
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Game thread: UW men begins second half of Pac-12 season against Arizona State

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:00

Huskies take sole possession of second place in the Pac-12 standings with a win, but a defeat drops them into fifth place.
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Interim sheriff: Reserve deputy program’s return undecided

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 08:59

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The fate of an Oklahoma county’s reserve deputy program is still undecided after a member fatally shot an unarmed man last April, the agency’s third sheriff in four months said Wednesday. Interim Tulsa County Sheriff Michelle Robinette, who took over the new role this week, told The Associated Press that the […]
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Interim sheriff: Reserve deputy program’s return undecided

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 08:59

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The fate of an Oklahoma county’s reserve deputy program is still undecided after a member fatally shot an unarmed man last April, the agency’s third sheriff in four months said Wednesday. Interim Tulsa County Sheriff Michelle Robinette, who took over the new role this week, told The Associated Press that the […]
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Parents: Drop wrongful-death judgment over missing NYC boy

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 08:58

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a 6-year-old New York City boy who disappeared decades ago and was declared dead have asked a court to throw out a wrongful-death judgment against a longtime suspect. Etan Patz (AY’-tahn payts) disappeared in 1979. His father got the judgment against Jose Ramos and sent Ramos messages asking […]
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Parents: Drop wrongful-death judgment over missing NYC boy

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 08:58

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a 6-year-old New York City boy who disappeared decades ago and was declared dead have asked a court to throw out a wrongful-death judgment against a longtime suspect. Etan Patz (AY’-tahn payts) disappeared in 1979. His father got the judgment against Jose Ramos and sent Ramos messages asking […]
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Cisco to buy Jasper in move into ‘Internet of Things’

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 08:55

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Cisco Systems Inc. is buying Jasper Technologies for $1.4 billion in cash in a move to help its customers connect, automate and manage billions of Internet-connected devices ranging from cars to jet engines to implanted pacemakers. Cisco said Wednesday that privately held Jasper has developed the industry’s leading platform for […]
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