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Twitter shuts 125,000 'terror' accounts

BBC World News - 51 min 46 sec ago
Twitter has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 "for threatening or promoting terrorist acts", the social media company says.
Categories: BBC World News

Canada eases certain sanctions against Iran

NBA - 51 min 58 sec ago

TORONTO (AP) — Canada has dropped many of the sanctions it imposed on Iran over that country’s nuclear ambitions. Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said Friday that he wants to re-open a dialogue with Iran. The dialogue effectively ended in 2012 when the previous Conservative government severed relations, closed Canada’s embassy in Tehran and expelled […]
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Canada eases certain sanctions against Iran

Seattle Seahawks - 51 min 58 sec ago

TORONTO (AP) — Canada has dropped many of the sanctions it imposed on Iran over that country’s nuclear ambitions. Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said Friday that he wants to re-open a dialogue with Iran. The dialogue effectively ended in 2012 when the previous Conservative government severed relations, closed Canada’s embassy in Tehran and expelled […]
Categories: Sports Center

Canada eases certain sanctions against Iran

Seattle Times Headlines - 51 min 58 sec ago

TORONTO (AP) — Canada has dropped many of the sanctions it imposed on Iran over that country’s nuclear ambitions. Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said Friday that he wants to re-open a dialogue with Iran. The dialogue effectively ended in 2012 when the previous Conservative government severed relations, closed Canada’s embassy in Tehran and expelled […]

Recalls this week: power cords, vacuum cleaners

NBA - 53 min 56 sec ago

More than 2 million Microsoft power cords that can overheat and emit flames are among this week’s recalled consumer products. Others include vacuum cleaners with cord plug problems and dive computers that can short-circuit. MICROSOFT POWER CORDS DETAILS: Power cords sold with Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3 computers. The recalled […]
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Recalls this week: power cords, vacuum cleaners

Seattle Seahawks - 53 min 56 sec ago

More than 2 million Microsoft power cords that can overheat and emit flames are among this week’s recalled consumer products. Others include vacuum cleaners with cord plug problems and dive computers that can short-circuit. MICROSOFT POWER CORDS DETAILS: Power cords sold with Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3 computers. The recalled […]
Categories: Sports Center

Recalls this week: power cords, vacuum cleaners

Seattle Times Headlines - 53 min 56 sec ago

More than 2 million Microsoft power cords that can overheat and emit flames are among this week’s recalled consumer products. Others include vacuum cleaners with cord plug problems and dive computers that can short-circuit. MICROSOFT POWER CORDS DETAILS: Power cords sold with Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3 computers. The recalled […]

Woman killed, man rescued after tree falls on home in Broomall, Delaware County

Yahoo! National News - 55 min 1 sec ago

Woman killed, man rescued after tree falls on home in Broomall, Delaware CountyA woman is dead and her husband hospitalized after a tree crashed through the roof of their Broomall, Delaware County home as they slept.


Crane topples into street killing 1, injuring 3 in New York City

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 1 min ago

Crane topples into street killing 1, injuring 3 in New York CityA huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street worker and leaving three people hurt by debris that scattered as the rig's lengthy boom fell, officials said.


Strong earthquake hits south Taiwan

BBC World News - 1 hour 1 min ago
A strong earthquake hits southern Taiwan with reports of some damage to buildings and no word yet on any casualties.
Categories: BBC World News

NFL commissioner Goodell says Pro Bowl could be changed, and two personal fouls could mean an ejection

NBA - 1 hour 2 min ago

The future of the Pro Bowl and a proposal to have two personal fouls result in an ejection were among the highlights of Roger Goodell's press conference Friday.
Categories: Sports Center

NFL commissioner Goodell says Pro Bowl could be changed, and two personal fouls could mean an ejection

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 2 min ago

The future of the Pro Bowl and a proposal to have two personal fouls result in an ejection were among the highlights of Roger Goodell's press conference Friday.
Categories: Sports Center

NFL commissioner Goodell says Pro Bowl could be changed, and two personal fouls could mean an ejection

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 2 min ago

The future of the Pro Bowl and a proposal to have two personal fouls result in an ejection were among the highlights of Roger Goodell's press conference Friday.

EPA: Traces of contaminant found in 3 Colorado water systems

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 4 min ago
Traces of potentially harmful chemicals have shown up in three Colorado water systems, prompting officials to shut down three wells and start looking for the source. Tests required by the U.S. Environmental ...

Lions Gate shares plunge on earns miss as merger hopes fade

NBA - 1 hour 5 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations due to the underperformance of the finale of “The Hunger Games” and investors fled as hopes diminished for the company to become an acquisition vehicle. The stock collapsed more than 27 percent to close at $18.53 Friday, its […]
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Lions Gate shares plunge on earns miss as merger hopes fade

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 5 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations due to the underperformance of the finale of “The Hunger Games” and investors fled as hopes diminished for the company to become an acquisition vehicle. The stock collapsed more than 27 percent to close at $18.53 Friday, its […]
Categories: Sports Center

Lions Gate shares plunge on earns miss as merger hopes fade

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 5 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations due to the underperformance of the finale of “The Hunger Games” and investors fled as hopes diminished for the company to become an acquisition vehicle. The stock collapsed more than 27 percent to close at $18.53 Friday, its […]

Texas authorities move ‘affluenza’ teen to adult jail

NBA - 1 hour 5 min ago

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has been transferred to an adult jail. Records show that 18-year-old Ethan Couch was moved Friday from a juvenile detention center to the Tarrant County jail. A hearing had been scheduled for Feb. 19 to determine whether […]
Categories: Sports Center

Texas authorities move ‘affluenza’ teen to adult jail

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 5 min ago

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has been transferred to an adult jail. Records show that 18-year-old Ethan Couch was moved Friday from a juvenile detention center to the Tarrant County jail. A hearing had been scheduled for Feb. 19 to determine whether […]
Categories: Sports Center

Texas authorities move ‘affluenza’ teen to adult jail

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 5 min ago

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has been transferred to an adult jail. Records show that 18-year-old Ethan Couch was moved Friday from a juvenile detention center to the Tarrant County jail. A hearing had been scheduled for Feb. 19 to determine whether […]