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Refugees tell of being pushed back into Greece from Balkans

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:28

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Anwar Ismail Murad passed almost effortlessly along what has become known as the Balkan route, heading north from Greece to Macedonia, through Serbia, Croatia and on to Slovenia. He reached there on Feb. 14, when the border was still open, but that’s where his dream abruptly died. Slovenia denied the 19-year-old […]
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Refugees tell of being pushed back into Greece from Balkans

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:28

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Anwar Ismail Murad passed almost effortlessly along what has become known as the Balkan route, heading north from Greece to Macedonia, through Serbia, Croatia and on to Slovenia. He reached there on Feb. 14, when the border was still open, but that’s where his dream abruptly died. Slovenia denied the 19-year-old […]
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Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:25

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic could face nine-time champion Rafael Nadal in the French Open semifinals in his quest to complete a career Grand Slam. The top-ranked Serb, who will face Lu Yen-hsun in the first round, was put in the same side of the draw as Nadal. Djokovic beat Nadal in the quarterfinals last […]
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Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:25

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic could face nine-time champion Rafael Nadal in the French Open semifinals in his quest to complete a career Grand Slam. The top-ranked Serb, who will face Lu Yen-hsun in the first round, was put in the same side of the draw as Nadal. Djokovic beat Nadal in the quarterfinals last […]
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Egypt army says plane wreckage found near Alexandria

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:20

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian air and naval forces have found some of the passengers’ “personal belongings” and debris of EgyptAir flight 804, which crashed while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo, the army said Friday. The debris was found around 180 miles (290 kilometers) north of the port city of Alexandria, Egyptian […]
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Egypt army says plane wreckage found near Alexandria

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:20

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian air and naval forces have found some of the passengers’ “personal belongings” and debris of EgyptAir flight 804, which crashed while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo, the army said Friday. The debris was found around 180 miles (290 kilometers) north of the port city of Alexandria, Egyptian […]
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Veteran returns lost Purple Heart, dog tags to fellow vet

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:14

WAKEFIELD, N.H. (AP) — A Vietnam veteran was reunited with his missing Purple Heart and dog tags thanks to the kindness of another veteran. WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/20dBBUY ) the items were returned to New Hampshire’s Barry Hutchinson on Thursday after he lost them when a box fell out of his truck during the process of […]
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Veteran returns lost Purple Heart, dog tags to fellow vet

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:14

WAKEFIELD, N.H. (AP) — A Vietnam veteran was reunited with his missing Purple Heart and dog tags thanks to the kindness of another veteran. WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/20dBBUY ) the items were returned to New Hampshire’s Barry Hutchinson on Thursday after he lost them when a box fell out of his truck during the process of […]
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In highlights of Cannes, a hush falls over the festival

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:11

CANNES, France (AP) — Full of booing critics, shouting photographers and interminable standing ovations, the Cannes Film Festival is a non-stop cacophony broken only by the two (or three) -hour reprieve between a movie’s opening and closing credits. And at this year’s 69th Cannes, many of the most memorable films have made silence a virtue. […]
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In highlights of Cannes, a hush falls over the festival

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:11

CANNES, France (AP) — Full of booing critics, shouting photographers and interminable standing ovations, the Cannes Film Festival is a non-stop cacophony broken only by the two (or three) -hour reprieve between a movie’s opening and closing credits. And at this year’s 69th Cannes, many of the most memorable films have made silence a virtue. […]
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Sherpa from Connecticut climbs Everest record 7th time

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:08

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Expedition organizers say a 42-year-old convenience store worker from Connecticut has scaled Mount Everest for a seventh time, breaking her own record as the most successful female climber of the world’s highest peak. Rajeeb Shrestha of the 7 Summits Adventure agency in Kathmandu said Lhakpa Sherpa was among 18 climbers who […]
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Sherpa from Connecticut climbs Everest record 7th time

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:08

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Expedition organizers say a 42-year-old convenience store worker from Connecticut has scaled Mount Everest for a seventh time, breaking her own record as the most successful female climber of the world’s highest peak. Rajeeb Shrestha of the 7 Summits Adventure agency in Kathmandu said Lhakpa Sherpa was among 18 climbers who […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:03

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WRECKAGE OF FLIGHT 804 FOUND, EGYPTIAN MILITARY SAYS Beyond debris, passengers’ belongings are discovered from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed into the Mediterranean while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo, an army spokesman says. […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:03

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WRECKAGE OF FLIGHT 804 FOUND, EGYPTIAN MILITARY SAYS Beyond debris, passengers’ belongings are discovered from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed into the Mediterranean while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo, an army spokesman says. […]
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Almost 300 famous actors, writers urge Britain to stay in EU

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:52

LONDON (AP) — Almost 300 British arts and culture figures have appealed for voters to support European Union membership, arguing that a vote to leave the 28-nation bloc in a June 23 referendum will leave the U.K. “an outsider shouting from the wings.” Signatories to Friday’s letter include “Sherlock” star Benedict Cumberbatch, actors Bill Nighy, […]
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Almost 300 famous actors, writers urge Britain to stay in EU

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:52

LONDON (AP) — Almost 300 British arts and culture figures have appealed for voters to support European Union membership, arguing that a vote to leave the 28-nation bloc in a June 23 referendum will leave the U.K. “an outsider shouting from the wings.” Signatories to Friday’s letter include “Sherlock” star Benedict Cumberbatch, actors Bill Nighy, […]
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NATO chief: ‘Broad agreement’ to seek meeting with Russia

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:46

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO has reached “broad agreement” to seek another meeting with Russia before NATO leaders meet in Warsaw this July, the alliance’s chief said Friday. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman swiftly welcomed the announcement, but said all dialogue must include a respect for Russia’s interests. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said at a Thursday […]
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NATO chief: ‘Broad agreement’ to seek meeting with Russia

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:46

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO has reached “broad agreement” to seek another meeting with Russia before NATO leaders meet in Warsaw this July, the alliance’s chief said Friday. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman swiftly welcomed the announcement, but said all dialogue must include a respect for Russia’s interests. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said at a Thursday […]
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Shooting during Phoenix theft leaves officer, suspect dead

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:43

PHOENIX (AP) — A 12-year veteran of the Phoenix police force has died following an exchange of gunfire that also left the 19-year-old suspect dead, authorities said. Officer David Glasser died Thursday, a day after he was shot while responding to a call about a son stealing guns from his father. Trying to hold back […]
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Shooting during Phoenix theft leaves officer, suspect dead

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:43

PHOENIX (AP) — A 12-year veteran of the Phoenix police force has died following an exchange of gunfire that also left the 19-year-old suspect dead, authorities said. Officer David Glasser died Thursday, a day after he was shot while responding to a call about a son stealing guns from his father. Trying to hold back […]
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