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Follow in footsteps of the Black Loyalists

USAToday.com Top Stories - 9 hours 19 min ago

As the American Revolutionary War raged, thousands of slaves fled their owners and joined ranks with the British army, buoyed by hopes of wi...

       

Rape charges hang over U.N. peacekeepers in Africa

USAToday.com Top Stories - 9 hours 19 min ago

Residents allege that sex abuse by peacekeepers continues.

       

Pope in historic Russia church talks

BBC World News - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:50
Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill call for restored Christian unity between the two churches at historic talks in Cuba.
Categories: BBC World News

Fans brave chilly temps to see 'The Boss' heat up stage

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:47

Fans brave chilly temps to see 'The Boss' heat up stageBruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed Friday night before a near sold-out crowd at the Wells Fargo Center.


No. 17 Arizona men tighten defense in 2nd half to beat UCLA

NBA - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:45

Arizona stumbled through a lackluster first half to trail by 10 points before rallying to beat visiting UCLA 81-75 in a Pac-12 men’s basketball game. Allonzo Trier, who grew up in Seattle, led Arizona with 18 points.
Categories: Sports Center

No. 17 Arizona men tighten defense in 2nd half to beat UCLA

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:45

Arizona stumbled through a lackluster first half to trail by 10 points before rallying to beat visiting UCLA 81-75 in a Pac-12 men’s basketball game. Allonzo Trier, who grew up in Seattle, led Arizona with 18 points.
Categories: Sports Center

No. 17 Arizona men tighten defense in 2nd half to beat UCLA

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:45

Arizona stumbled through a lackluster first half to trail by 10 points before rallying to beat visiting UCLA 81-75 in a Pac-12 men’s basketball game. Allonzo Trier, who grew up in Seattle, led Arizona with 18 points.

GOP’s big Olympia dreams hang by a comb-over

NBA - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:42

We’re such a blue state that Republicans are toast here, right? Not so fast. Down at the state legislative level the GOP has mounted a major comeback. Their big problem now is a monster is devouring their party.
Categories: Sports Center

GOP’s big Olympia dreams hang by a comb-over

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:42

We’re such a blue state that Republicans are toast here, right? Not so fast. Down at the state legislative level the GOP has mounted a major comeback. Their big problem now is a monster is devouring their party.
Categories: Sports Center

GOP’s big Olympia dreams hang by a comb-over

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:42

We’re such a blue state that Republicans are toast here, right? Not so fast. Down at the state legislative level the GOP has mounted a major comeback. Their big problem now is a monster is devouring their party.

Dreaming up the Mariners’ best-case scenario as spring training opens

NBA - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:39

What if everything clicks, and all those Mariners’ moves combine with the leftover star power for a breakout 2016 season? In a time-honored rite of spring, here’s what has to happen.
Categories: Sports Center

Dreaming up the Mariners’ best-case scenario as spring training opens

Seattle Mariners - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:39

What if everything clicks, and all those Mariners’ moves combine with the leftover star power for a breakout 2016 season? In a time-honored rite of spring, here’s what has to happen.
Categories: Sports Center

Dreaming up the Mariners’ best-case scenario as spring training opens

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:39

What if everything clicks, and all those Mariners’ moves combine with the leftover star power for a breakout 2016 season? In a time-honored rite of spring, here’s what has to happen.
Categories: Sports Center

Dreaming up the Mariners’ best-case scenario as spring training opens

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:39

What if everything clicks, and all those Mariners’ moves combine with the leftover star power for a breakout 2016 season? In a time-honored rite of spring, here’s what has to happen.

New Castle County police issue Gold Alert for missing Newark man

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:36

New Castle County police issue Gold Alert for missing Newark manNew Castle County Police have issued a Gold Alert for 46-year-old George Hamilton of Newark.


Polluted air 'causes 5.5m deaths a year'

BBC World News - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:34
More than 5.5 million people worldwide are dying prematurely every year as a result of air pollution, according to new research.
Categories: BBC World News

Bangladesh begins survey of undocumented Rohingya Muslims

NBA - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:33

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh have begun a survey to determine the exact number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled persecution in majority-Buddhist Myanmar. The director of the survey says Bangladesh’s Bureau of Statistics began the exercise this week with the help of the International Organization of Migration. Alamgir Hossain said the survey […]
Categories: Sports Center

Bangladesh begins survey of undocumented Rohingya Muslims

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:33

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh have begun a survey to determine the exact number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled persecution in majority-Buddhist Myanmar. The director of the survey says Bangladesh’s Bureau of Statistics began the exercise this week with the help of the International Organization of Migration. Alamgir Hossain said the survey […]
Categories: Sports Center

Bangladesh begins survey of undocumented Rohingya Muslims

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:33

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh have begun a survey to determine the exact number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled persecution in majority-Buddhist Myanmar. The director of the survey says Bangladesh’s Bureau of Statistics began the exercise this week with the help of the International Organization of Migration. Alamgir Hossain said the survey […]

No. 14 UCLA Women Pull Away From Washington State 73-61 - ABC News

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 13:32

No. 14 UCLA Women Pull Away From Washington State 73-61
ABC News
Monique Billings scored half of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and No. 14 UCLA pulled away from Washington State for a 73-61 victory on Friday night. Kari Korver and Lajahna Drummer had 12 points apiece and Jordin Canada had 11 points and nine ...

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