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Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch meet in historic step

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:21

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a major step to heal the 1000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West. The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, announced the meeting with Patriarch Kirill, saying it will […]
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Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch meet in historic step

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:21

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a major step to heal the 1000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West. The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, announced the meeting with Patriarch Kirill, saying it will […]
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North Dakota case delayed because of murder-for-hire trial

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:02

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The federal trial for a woman accused of bilking investors in a North Dakota oil patch trucking firm has been delayed so she can testify in her ex-husband’s murder-for-hire trial. Sarah Creveling has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and money laundering. Her trial was scheduled to begin […]
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North Dakota case delayed because of murder-for-hire trial

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:02

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The federal trial for a woman accused of bilking investors in a North Dakota oil patch trucking firm has been delayed so she can testify in her ex-husband’s murder-for-hire trial. Sarah Creveling has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and money laundering. Her trial was scheduled to begin […]
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China probe identifies stored chemical behind Tianjin blasts

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:02

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese investigators have ruled that the deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in the port city of Tianjin in August were triggered when the stored chemical nitrocellulose became too dry and caught fire. The investigation team said Friday that flames spread among stocks of nitrocellulose, a flammable compound used as a […]
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China probe identifies stored chemical behind Tianjin blasts

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:02

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese investigators have ruled that the deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in the port city of Tianjin in August were triggered when the stored chemical nitrocellulose became too dry and caught fire. The investigation team said Friday that flames spread among stocks of nitrocellulose, a flammable compound used as a […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:01

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FIREWORKS FLY IN FIRST ONE-ON-ONE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE Hillary Clinton accuses Bernie Sanders of subjecting her to an “artful smear” regarding her Wall Street links while Sanders suggests the former secretary of state is a captive of America’s […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:01

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FIREWORKS FLY IN FIRST ONE-ON-ONE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE Hillary Clinton accuses Bernie Sanders of subjecting her to an “artful smear” regarding her Wall Street links while Sanders suggests the former secretary of state is a captive of America’s […]
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The Latest: Syria troops take northern village in offensive

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:00

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times Syria local): 12:40 p.m. Syria’s state news agency SANA and an opposition monitoring group say pro-government troops have taken another northern community as part of a weeklong offensive aimed at encircling the country’s largest city, Aleppo. SANA and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights say […]
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The Latest: Syria troops take northern village in offensive

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:00

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times Syria local): 12:40 p.m. Syria’s state news agency SANA and an opposition monitoring group say pro-government troops have taken another northern community as part of a weeklong offensive aimed at encircling the country’s largest city, Aleppo. SANA and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights say […]
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Conn. governor critical of town considering arming teachers

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:56

KENT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut town is considering a program that trains teachers to use guns in the event of an active shooter, and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has come down hard on the idea. Kent selectmen voted 2-1 on Wednesday to present information about the “FASTER Saves Lives” program to the Board of […]
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Conn. governor critical of town considering arming teachers

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:56

KENT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut town is considering a program that trains teachers to use guns in the event of an active shooter, and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has come down hard on the idea. Kent selectmen voted 2-1 on Wednesday to present information about the “FASTER Saves Lives” program to the Board of […]
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Local residents open main blocked India-Nepal border point

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:43

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Vehicles passed through the main border point between Nepal and India on Friday after frustrated local residents forcefully removed barriers set up by ethnic protesters who blockaded the border to demand changes in the new constitution. The border traffic was the first sign of an easing to the severe shortages of […]
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Local residents open main blocked India-Nepal border point

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:43

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Vehicles passed through the main border point between Nepal and India on Friday after frustrated local residents forcefully removed barriers set up by ethnic protesters who blockaded the border to demand changes in the new constitution. The border traffic was the first sign of an easing to the severe shortages of […]
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Sakurajima volcano erupts spectacularly in southern Japan

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:25

TOKYO (AP) — One of Japan’s most active volcanos erupted spectacularly Friday evening with a fiery blast that sent lava rolling down its slope. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said Sakurajima on the southern island of Kyushu erupted at around 7 p.m. (1000 GMT). Japanese television showed an orange burst out of the side of the volcano, […]
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Sakurajima volcano erupts spectacularly in southern Japan

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:25

TOKYO (AP) — One of Japan’s most active volcanos erupted spectacularly Friday evening with a fiery blast that sent lava rolling down its slope. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said Sakurajima on the southern island of Kyushu erupted at around 7 p.m. (1000 GMT). Japanese television showed an orange burst out of the side of the volcano, […]
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Sakurajima volcano erupts explosively in southern Japan; lava flowing down slope

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:12

TOKYO (AP) — Sakurajima volcano erupts explosively in southern Japan; lava flowing down slope.
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Sakurajima volcano erupts explosively in southern Japan; lava flowing down slope

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:12

TOKYO (AP) — Sakurajima volcano erupts explosively in southern Japan; lava flowing down slope.
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South Africa: About 87 trapped after collapse at mine

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:08

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A building collapsed above a gold mine in South Africa on Friday, leaving about 87 people trapped, a union spokesman said. At least 52 people were trapped when the office building collapsed, trapping an additional 35 miners below ground, said Manzini Zungu, spokesman for the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union. Zungu […]
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South Africa: About 87 trapped after collapse at mine

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:08

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A building collapsed above a gold mine in South Africa on Friday, leaving about 87 people trapped, a union spokesman said. At least 52 people were trapped when the office building collapsed, trapping an additional 35 miners below ground, said Manzini Zungu, spokesman for the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union. Zungu […]
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