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Flavor Flav to face Vegas judge in DUI, speeding, pot case

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:05

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The entertainer Flavor Flav is due to face a Las Vegas judge on misdemeanor driving under the influence, speeding and marijuana possession charges stemming from a vehicle stop last May. Defense attorney Kristina Wildeveld says she hopes to resolve the case Monday without a trial for the 56-year-old rapper and reality […]
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Image of Asia: On patrol at holy confluence of Indian rivers

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:04

In this photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh, police on horses patrol as thousands of Hindus perform rituals at the Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati rivers, during the Magh Mela in Allahabad, India. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims will bathe in the confluence during the annual festival, hoping to wash […]
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Image of Asia: On patrol at holy confluence of Indian rivers

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:04

In this photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh, police on horses patrol as thousands of Hindus perform rituals at the Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati rivers, during the Magh Mela in Allahabad, India. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims will bathe in the confluence during the annual festival, hoping to wash […]
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Bill would give college dropouts money to finish

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:03

A new bill would give students who never finished college, but have 15 credits left to complete a degree, a scholarship to go back to school and finish.
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Bill would give college dropouts money to finish

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:03

A new bill would give students who never finished college, but have 15 credits left to complete a degree, a scholarship to go back to school and finish.
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The Latest: Trump ramps up NH schedule ahead of primary

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:34

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local): 8:20 a.m. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has ramped up his schedule as he works to close the deal with New Hampshire voters the day before they head to […]
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The Latest: Trump ramps up NH schedule ahead of primary

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:34

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local): 8:20 a.m. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has ramped up his schedule as he works to close the deal with New Hampshire voters the day before they head to […]
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Suspect in murder of dismembered Spaniard in Thai custody

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:26

BANGKOK (AP) — A Spanish man who is the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of a fellow Spaniard was in Thai custody Monday after being arrested in Cambodia, where he fled after the victim’s dismembered body was recovered over several days from Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River. The suspect, identified as Artur Segarra Princep, 36, […]
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Suspect in murder of dismembered Spaniard in Thai custody

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:26

BANGKOK (AP) — A Spanish man who is the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of a fellow Spaniard was in Thai custody Monday after being arrested in Cambodia, where he fled after the victim’s dismembered body was recovered over several days from Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River. The suspect, identified as Artur Segarra Princep, 36, […]
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Alabama trooper stops speeders, delivers baby instead

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:25

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Expecting to write up a ticket for speeding, an Alabama State Trooper ended up helping a woman give birth. Danny Lowe, of Huntsville, tells news outlets he was driving his wife, Shawna, and their unborn baby to an Athens hospital Sunday morning when he was pulled over by Trooper Michael Kesler […]
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Alabama trooper stops speeders, delivers baby instead

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:25

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Expecting to write up a ticket for speeding, an Alabama State Trooper ended up helping a woman give birth. Danny Lowe, of Huntsville, tells news outlets he was driving his wife, Shawna, and their unborn baby to an Athens hospital Sunday morning when he was pulled over by Trooper Michael Kesler […]
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WWII vet begins journey to reunite with wartime girlfriend

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:10

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A World War II veteran has embarked on a 10,500-mile journey to visit his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years apart. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1L8P3l0 ) reports that 93-year-old Norwood Thomas boarded a plane from Norfolk to Australia on Sunday to reunite with Joyce Morris. They first met in London shortly […]
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WWII vet begins journey to reunite with wartime girlfriend

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:10

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A World War II veteran has embarked on a 10,500-mile journey to visit his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years apart. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1L8P3l0 ) reports that 93-year-old Norwood Thomas boarded a plane from Norfolk to Australia on Sunday to reunite with Joyce Morris. They first met in London shortly […]
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South African university suspends 2 in costume outcry

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:10

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African university suspended two students for painting their faces in what it called a “blackface” incident deemed to be racially offensive. One of the students, however, says they were dressing as purple space aliens for a party with a galactic theme. The episode at Stellenbosch University comes amid heightened debate […]
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South African university suspends 2 in costume outcry

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:10

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African university suspended two students for painting their faces in what it called a “blackface” incident deemed to be racially offensive. One of the students, however, says they were dressing as purple space aliens for a party with a galactic theme. The episode at Stellenbosch University comes amid heightened debate […]
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Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant […]
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Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant […]
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Ex-French minister in court for tax fraud, money laundering

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 20:54

PARIS (AP) — A former French budget minister is appearing in court on charges of tax fraud and money laundering that forced him to dramatically resign three years ago in the first political scandal under President Francois Hollande. The trial of Jerome Cahuzac, once a champion in the fight against tax evasion, began Monday afternoon […]
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Ex-French minister in court for tax fraud, money laundering

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 20:54

PARIS (AP) — A former French budget minister is appearing in court on charges of tax fraud and money laundering that forced him to dramatically resign three years ago in the first political scandal under President Francois Hollande. The trial of Jerome Cahuzac, once a champion in the fight against tax evasion, began Monday afternoon […]
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Coldplay’s latest video criticized for portrayal of India

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 20:50

NEW DELHI (AP) — British rock band Coldplay’s latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images of India with Hindu holy men, peacocks and colorful festivals. Coldplay featured Beyonce in their Super Bowl half-time show Sunday, but they didn’t […]
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