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Huge cargo ship that went adrift for days towed to Spain

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:14

MADRID (AP) — A large cargo ship that went adrift last week in the Bay of Biscay is nearing the northern Spanish port of Bilbao following a towing operation that has lasted days. Images Wednesday morning showed the listing, 164-meter (538-foot) Modern Express being towed by another ship via a cable. The crew on the […]
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Irelands premier announces Feb. 26 election

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:10

DUBLIN (AP) — Prime Minister Enda Kenny has announced that the nation will vote Feb. 26 in an election that pits his coalition government against opposition leaders critical of his handling of Ireland’s bailout and economic recovery. Kenny made the widely anticipated announcement Wednesday after meeting President Michael D. Higgins to confirm an official election […]
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Irelands premier announces Feb. 26 election

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:10

DUBLIN (AP) — Prime Minister Enda Kenny has announced that the nation will vote Feb. 26 in an election that pits his coalition government against opposition leaders critical of his handling of Ireland’s bailout and economic recovery. Kenny made the widely anticipated announcement Wednesday after meeting President Michael D. Higgins to confirm an official election […]
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Fugitive real estate heir to have change-of-plea hearing

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:46

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fugitive New York real estate heir held in Louisiana on a weapons charge has a court date for a plea agreement that will let him return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge. Court filings show U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt has scheduled Robert Durst’s re-arraignment for Wednesday morning […]
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Fugitive real estate heir to have change-of-plea hearing

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:46

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fugitive New York real estate heir held in Louisiana on a weapons charge has a court date for a plea agreement that will let him return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge. Court filings show U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt has scheduled Robert Durst’s re-arraignment for Wednesday morning […]
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Fugitive real estate heir to have change-of-plea hearing

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:46

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fugitive New York real estate heir held in Louisiana on a weapons charge has a court date for a plea agreement that will let him return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge. Court filings show U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt has scheduled Robert Durst’s re-arraignment for Wednesday morning […]
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Fugitive real estate heir to have change-of-plea hearing

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:46

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fugitive New York real estate heir held in Louisiana on a weapons charge has a court date for a plea agreement that will let him return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge. Court filings show U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt has scheduled Robert Durst’s re-arraignment for Wednesday morning […]
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Water officials vote to extend California drought emergency

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:43

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California’s snowpack. But with the drought still severe, conservations efforts fell off in December. Officials said Tuesday that residents used 18 percent less water than in […]
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Water officials vote to extend California drought emergency

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:43

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California’s snowpack. But with the drought still severe, conservations efforts fell off in December. Officials said Tuesday that residents used 18 percent less water than in […]
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Water officials vote to extend California drought emergency

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:43

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California’s snowpack. But with the drought still severe, conservations efforts fell off in December. Officials said Tuesday that residents used 18 percent less water than in […]
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Water officials vote to extend California drought emergency

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:43

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California’s snowpack. But with the drought still severe, conservations efforts fell off in December. Officials said Tuesday that residents used 18 percent less water than in […]
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Eurozone economy ‘losing steam’ at start of year

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:41

LONDON (AP) — A closely watched survey shows that the economy of the 19-country eurozone is losing a bit of steam. Financial information company Markit says its purchasing managers’ index — a broad gauge of activity across both the manufacturing and services sectors — fell to a four-month low of 53.6 points in January from […]
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Eurozone economy ‘losing steam’ at start of year

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:41

LONDON (AP) — A closely watched survey shows that the economy of the 19-country eurozone is losing a bit of steam. Financial information company Markit says its purchasing managers’ index — a broad gauge of activity across both the manufacturing and services sectors — fell to a four-month low of 53.6 points in January from […]
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Eurozone economy ‘losing steam’ at start of year

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:41

LONDON (AP) — A closely watched survey shows that the economy of the 19-country eurozone is losing a bit of steam. Financial information company Markit says its purchasing managers’ index — a broad gauge of activity across both the manufacturing and services sectors — fell to a four-month low of 53.6 points in January from […]
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Eurozone economy ‘losing steam’ at start of year

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:41

LONDON (AP) — A closely watched survey shows that the economy of the 19-country eurozone is losing a bit of steam. Financial information company Markit says its purchasing managers’ index — a broad gauge of activity across both the manufacturing and services sectors — fell to a four-month low of 53.6 points in January from […]
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Glitter, feathers, paint: New Orleans preps for Mardi Gras

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:40

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It’s glitter season in New Orleans. A time for feathers, paper mache, sequins, paint, bailing wire, bones, and just about any other item that can be used for decoration. Across garages, kitchen tables and warehouses, residents are feverishly sewing elaborate costumes, painting floats and decorating custom throws. Outside of New Orleans, […]
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Glitter, feathers, paint: New Orleans preps for Mardi Gras

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:40

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It’s glitter season in New Orleans. A time for feathers, paper mache, sequins, paint, bailing wire, bones, and just about any other item that can be used for decoration. Across garages, kitchen tables and warehouses, residents are feverishly sewing elaborate costumes, painting floats and decorating custom throws. Outside of New Orleans, […]
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Glitter, feathers, paint: New Orleans preps for Mardi Gras

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:40

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It’s glitter season in New Orleans. A time for feathers, paper mache, sequins, paint, bailing wire, bones, and just about any other item that can be used for decoration. Across garages, kitchen tables and warehouses, residents are feverishly sewing elaborate costumes, painting floats and decorating custom throws. Outside of New Orleans, […]
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Glitter, feathers, paint: New Orleans preps for Mardi Gras

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:40

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It’s glitter season in New Orleans. A time for feathers, paper mache, sequins, paint, bailing wire, bones, and just about any other item that can be used for decoration. Across garages, kitchen tables and warehouses, residents are feverishly sewing elaborate costumes, painting floats and decorating custom throws. Outside of New Orleans, […]
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Prosecutor smells crime, charges utility for huge gas leak

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:38

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Top prosecutors in Los Angeles County and the state of California are the latest to make moves against a utility for a massive and still-flowing gas leak, joining a growing group that now includes several levels of government along with parts of the private sector. LA County’s District Attorney Jackie Lacey […]
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