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Australia resists pressure to allow asylum seekers to stay

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:54

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is resisting mounting international pressure not to deport child asylum seekers, with a minister warning Thursday that allowing them to stay could attract more refugees to come by boat. Australia’s 3-year-old policy of paying the tiny Pacific nation of Nauru to accommodate asylum seekers who attempt to reach Australian shores […]
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Australia resists pressure to allow asylum seekers to stay

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:54

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is resisting mounting international pressure not to deport child asylum seekers, with a minister warning Thursday that allowing them to stay could attract more refugees to come by boat. Australia’s 3-year-old policy of paying the tiny Pacific nation of Nauru to accommodate asylum seekers who attempt to reach Australian shores […]
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Assange to accept arrest if UN rules against him

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:50

LONDON (AP) — Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says he will accept arrest by British police if a U.N. working group on arbitrary detention decides that the three years he has spent holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy does not amount to illegal detention. Writing on Wikileaks’ Twitter account Wednesday night, Assange said if the U.N. […]
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Assange to accept arrest if UN rules against him

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:50

LONDON (AP) — Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says he will accept arrest by British police if a U.N. working group on arbitrary detention decides that the three years he has spent holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy does not amount to illegal detention. Writing on Wikileaks’ Twitter account Wednesday night, Assange said if the U.N. […]
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Kim Jong Un calls meeting on abuses in N. Korea ruling party

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:49

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea’s state media say leader Kim Jong Un presided over a meeting of top ruling party officials this week aimed at rooting out corruption and abuses of power ahead of a major congress to be held in May. According to a report Thursday by the Korean Central News Agency, the two-day […]
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Kim Jong Un calls meeting on abuses in N. Korea ruling party

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:49

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea’s state media say leader Kim Jong Un presided over a meeting of top ruling party officials this week aimed at rooting out corruption and abuses of power ahead of a major congress to be held in May. According to a report Thursday by the Korean Central News Agency, the two-day […]
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UCLA, USC finish with Pac-12’s best recruiting classes

WA Cougars - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:15

Trojans grab several top prospects late under new coach Clay Helton.
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UCLA, USC finish with Pac-12’s best recruiting classes

WA Huskies - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:15

Trojans grab several top prospects late under new coach Clay Helton.
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Harbaugh draws cascade of stars to Michigan for signing day

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:12

Jim Harbaugh attracted an array of celebrities and 3,500-plus fans to pack a 103-year-old auditorium staged for a dramatic performance Wednesday that topped just about any production schools have put on to welcome their newest class of football recruits.
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Harbaugh draws cascade of stars to Michigan for signing day

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:12

Jim Harbaugh attracted an array of celebrities and 3,500-plus fans to pack a 103-year-old auditorium staged for a dramatic performance Wednesday that topped just about any production schools have put on to welcome their newest class of football recruits.
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Black Lives Matter activist joins Baltimore mayor’s race

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:09

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson has joined the crowded 2016 Baltimore mayoral race. Maryland’s State Board of Elections shows that he filed Wednesday to run in the Democratic primary along with 12 other candidates. The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/1PVyD6T) reports that the 30-year-old filed minutes before the deadline. He told the […]
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Black Lives Matter activist joins Baltimore mayor’s race

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:09

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson has joined the crowded 2016 Baltimore mayoral race. Maryland’s State Board of Elections shows that he filed Wednesday to run in the Democratic primary along with 12 other candidates. The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/1PVyD6T) reports that the 30-year-old filed minutes before the deadline. He told the […]
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Security beefed up at national wildlife refuges in 3 states

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:03

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal authorities have beefed up security at three wildlife refuges in the region amid the ongoing armed occupation of a sister refuge in eastern Oregon. Additional officers have been sent to the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex that straddles the Oregon-California border, to the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in […]
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Security beefed up at national wildlife refuges in 3 states

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:03

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal authorities have beefed up security at three wildlife refuges in the region amid the ongoing armed occupation of a sister refuge in eastern Oregon. Additional officers have been sent to the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex that straddles the Oregon-California border, to the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in […]
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Safe2Tell bill aims to prevent school shootings using student tips

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:59

A bill in the Washington Legislature would create a new way for students to anonymously send information about threats, potential mass shootings or other life-threatening situations at their schools.
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Safe2Tell bill aims to prevent school shootings using student tips

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:59

A bill in the Washington Legislature would create a new way for students to anonymously send information about threats, potential mass shootings or other life-threatening situations at their schools.
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Trump and Rubio question President Obama’s visit to a mosque

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:55

GOP candidates react to President Obama’s first visit to a U.S. mosque.
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Trump and Rubio question President Obama’s visit to a mosque

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:55

GOP candidates react to President Obama’s first visit to a U.S. mosque.
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Pedestrian contrail at Museum of Flight

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:54

Pedestrians cross the Museum of Flight's pedestrian bridge, built in 2008 and inspired by aircraft’s contrail.
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Pedestrian contrail at Museum of Flight

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:54

Pedestrians cross the Museum of Flight's pedestrian bridge, built in 2008 and inspired by aircraft’s contrail.
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