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Spain: Trash fire causes rail commuter chaos in Barcelona

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:41

MADRID (AP) — Tens of thousands of commuters in the Spanish city of Barcelona suffered travel chaos Tuesday as smoke from a fire filled railway tunnels and forced authorities to suspend train service for several hours. The city’s firefighting department said the fire started around 6 a.m. in trash that had accumulated at a disused […]
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Spain: Trash fire causes rail commuter chaos in Barcelona

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:41

MADRID (AP) — Tens of thousands of commuters in the Spanish city of Barcelona suffered travel chaos Tuesday as smoke from a fire filled railway tunnels and forced authorities to suspend train service for several hours. The city’s firefighting department said the fire started around 6 a.m. in trash that had accumulated at a disused […]
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UK media groups lose secrecy challenge on terror trial

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:41

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s media have lost a challenge to the unprecedented secrecy in the coverage of the trial of a British law student who had been accused of targeting former Prime Minister Tony Blair or planning a Mumbai-style attack. The case centered around Erol Incedal, who was acquitted last year. All but a few […]
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UK media groups lose secrecy challenge on terror trial

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:41

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s media have lost a challenge to the unprecedented secrecy in the coverage of the trial of a British law student who had been accused of targeting former Prime Minister Tony Blair or planning a Mumbai-style attack. The case centered around Erol Incedal, who was acquitted last year. All but a few […]
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Coke beats Street 4Q forecasts

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:13

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. (KO) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.24 billion. The Atlanta-based company said it had net income of 28 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and asset impairment costs, came to 38 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts […]
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Coke beats Street 4Q forecasts

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:13

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. (KO) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.24 billion. The Atlanta-based company said it had net income of 28 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and asset impairment costs, came to 38 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts […]
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NH polls open in first-in-the-nation primary

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:12

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Polls are opening across New Hampshire, though the exact hours vary from place to place. State law requires polls to be open between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday. Most allow voting between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m., with a handful opening polls as early as 6 a.m. and about 20 […]
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NH polls open in first-in-the-nation primary

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:12

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Polls are opening across New Hampshire, though the exact hours vary from place to place. State law requires polls to be open between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday. Most allow voting between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m., with a handful opening polls as early as 6 a.m. and about 20 […]
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Lock of Lennon’s hair expected to fetch $10K at auction

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:11

DALLAS (AP) — A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month. Heritage Auctions said in a news release Monday that the 4-inch lock was collected by a German hairdresser who trimmed […]
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Lock of Lennon’s hair expected to fetch $10K at auction

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:11

DALLAS (AP) — A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month. Heritage Auctions said in a news release Monday that the 4-inch lock was collected by a German hairdresser who trimmed […]
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S. Korea: North blew up rocket stage to confound analysts

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:08

TOKYO (AP) — Minutes after North Korea launched its rocket, South Korea’s navy detected a rain of fragments falling into the sea and then a sooner-than-expected disappearance of the rocket from their radar, suggesting a possible failure. News outlets working in real time jumped on the idea. But it quickly proved wrong. South Korean officials […]
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S. Korea: North blew up rocket stage to confound analysts

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:08

TOKYO (AP) — Minutes after North Korea launched its rocket, South Korea’s navy detected a rain of fragments falling into the sea and then a sooner-than-expected disappearance of the rocket from their radar, suggesting a possible failure. News outlets working in real time jumped on the idea. But it quickly proved wrong. South Korean officials […]
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The Latest: UN fears mass exodus from Syrian city of Aleppo

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:07

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local): 2 p.m. The United Nations says hundreds of thousands of people in Syria’s largest city could be soon cut off from humanitarian aid amid blistering Syrian and Russian airstrikes and is calling […]
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The Latest: UN fears mass exodus from Syrian city of Aleppo

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:07

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local): 2 p.m. The United Nations says hundreds of thousands of people in Syria’s largest city could be soon cut off from humanitarian aid amid blistering Syrian and Russian airstrikes and is calling […]
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Iraqi government says it fully recaptured Ramadi from IS

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:01

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces and the U.S.-led coalition say the government has regained full control of Ramadi after pushing Islamic State group fighters out of the city’s outskirts. The Ministry of Interior said in a statement Tuesday that a road linking Ramadi to the capital Baghdad is also back under government control.   […]
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Iraqi government says it fully recaptured Ramadi from IS

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:01

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces and the U.S.-led coalition say the government has regained full control of Ramadi after pushing Islamic State group fighters out of the city’s outskirts. The Ministry of Interior said in a statement Tuesday that a road linking Ramadi to the capital Baghdad is also back under government control.   […]
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Oil supply seen outpacing demand, capping price

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 19:44

PARIS (AP) — The International Energy Agency says oil supply is set to outpace demand this year, keeping a lid on any expected price increases. The organization, which advises countries on energy policy, said in its monthly report Tuesday that global excess supply may reach 2 million barrels per day during the first quarter, and […]
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Oil supply seen outpacing demand, capping price

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 19:44

PARIS (AP) — The International Energy Agency says oil supply is set to outpace demand this year, keeping a lid on any expected price increases. The organization, which advises countries on energy policy, said in its monthly report Tuesday that global excess supply may reach 2 million barrels per day during the first quarter, and […]
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The Latest: IOM: 409 migrants die in Mediterranean in 2016

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 19:24

GENEVA (AP) — The International Organization for Migration says 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, and migrant crossings in the first six weeks of 2016 are running at nearly ten times the rate of the same period last year. IOM says 76,000 people have reached Europe by sea, nearly […]
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The Latest: IOM: 409 migrants die in Mediterranean in 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 19:24

GENEVA (AP) — The International Organization for Migration says 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, and migrant crossings in the first six weeks of 2016 are running at nearly ten times the rate of the same period last year. IOM says 76,000 people have reached Europe by sea, nearly […]
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