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Orthodox Christians across the world celebrate Easter

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 2 min ago

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Across the world, Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than 2,000 years ago. Russian President Vladimir Putin attended a special Easter midnight Mass in Moscow. In Greece, the faithful attended Easter Mass holding candles lit with “Holy Fire” from the Church of […]

VIDEO: Police officer dead in Turkey explosion

BBC World News - 3 hours 9 min ago
Officials in Turkey say a police officer has been killed and 13 others have been injured in a bombing close to the border with Syria.
Categories: BBC World News

Nadal looks to keep momentum at Madrid Masters

NBA - 3 hours 12 min ago

MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal arrives at the Madrid Masters with a chance to erase doubts about his form going into Roland Garros. The former No. 1-ranked player has been playing well again and is coming off two straight titles, and another win at his home Masters, which will feature all the top-ranked players, would […]
Categories: Sports Center

Nadal looks to keep momentum at Madrid Masters

Seattle Seahawks - 3 hours 12 min ago

MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal arrives at the Madrid Masters with a chance to erase doubts about his form going into Roland Garros. The former No. 1-ranked player has been playing well again and is coming off two straight titles, and another win at his home Masters, which will feature all the top-ranked players, would […]
Categories: Sports Center

Nadal looks to keep momentum at Madrid Masters

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 12 min ago

MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal arrives at the Madrid Masters with a chance to erase doubts about his form going into Roland Garros. The former No. 1-ranked player has been playing well again and is coming off two straight titles, and another win at his home Masters, which will feature all the top-ranked players, would […]

Brussels Airport departure hall reopens after deadly attacks

NBA - 3 hours 18 min ago

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brussels Airport is reopening its departure hall for the first time since deadly Islamic extremist attacks on March 22. The airport had already resumed some flights but passengers had been using a temporary check-in tent because of extensive damage to the departure hall from the twin suicide bombings that killed 16 […]
Categories: Sports Center

Brussels Airport departure hall reopens after deadly attacks

Seattle Seahawks - 3 hours 18 min ago

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brussels Airport is reopening its departure hall for the first time since deadly Islamic extremist attacks on March 22. The airport had already resumed some flights but passengers had been using a temporary check-in tent because of extensive damage to the departure hall from the twin suicide bombings that killed 16 […]
Categories: Sports Center

Brussels Airport departure hall reopens after deadly attacks

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 18 min ago

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brussels Airport is reopening its departure hall for the first time since deadly Islamic extremist attacks on March 22. The airport had already resumed some flights but passengers had been using a temporary check-in tent because of extensive damage to the departure hall from the twin suicide bombings that killed 16 […]

Albania hopes to lure tourists with Communist nuclear bunker

NBA - 3 hours 19 min ago

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Who doesn’t want to see a formerly top-secret Communist nuclear bunker? A facility that was designed to keep Albania running after a nuclear attack is the latest relic of the country’s dark Communist past that is being reinvented as a modern tourist attraction. In its swords-to-ploughshares drive, the Socialist government has […]
Categories: Sports Center

Albania hopes to lure tourists with Communist nuclear bunker

Seattle Seahawks - 3 hours 19 min ago

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Who doesn’t want to see a formerly top-secret Communist nuclear bunker? A facility that was designed to keep Albania running after a nuclear attack is the latest relic of the country’s dark Communist past that is being reinvented as a modern tourist attraction. In its swords-to-ploughshares drive, the Socialist government has […]
Categories: Sports Center

Albania hopes to lure tourists with Communist nuclear bunker

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 19 min ago

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Who doesn’t want to see a formerly top-secret Communist nuclear bunker? A facility that was designed to keep Albania running after a nuclear attack is the latest relic of the country’s dark Communist past that is being reinvented as a modern tourist attraction. In its swords-to-ploughshares drive, the Socialist government has […]

Palestinians blast Eurovision Song Contest’s flag policy

NBA - 3 hours 32 min ago

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian leaders are blasting the Eurovision Song Contest for preventing their flag from being flown during the event this month. Palestinian official Saeb Erekat voiced his dismay in a letter to Jean-Paul Philippot, the head of the European Broadcasting Union which oversees the yearly contest. In the letter, obtained by […]
Categories: Sports Center

Palestinians blast Eurovision Song Contest’s flag policy

Seattle Seahawks - 3 hours 32 min ago

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian leaders are blasting the Eurovision Song Contest for preventing their flag from being flown during the event this month. Palestinian official Saeb Erekat voiced his dismay in a letter to Jean-Paul Philippot, the head of the European Broadcasting Union which oversees the yearly contest. In the letter, obtained by […]
Categories: Sports Center

Palestinians blast Eurovision Song Contest’s flag policy

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 32 min ago

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian leaders are blasting the Eurovision Song Contest for preventing their flag from being flown during the event this month. Palestinian official Saeb Erekat voiced his dismay in a letter to Jean-Paul Philippot, the head of the European Broadcasting Union which oversees the yearly contest. In the letter, obtained by […]

Iran president welcomes parliamentary results

NBA - 3 hours 43 min ago

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s official IRNA news agency reports that President Hassan Rouhani has welcomed the success of the moderate-reformist bloc in parliamentary runoff elections. Speaking Sunday at a ceremony marking workers day, Rouhani congratulated voters for “choosing the best” in both Friday’s runoff elections and the original vote in February. The bloc fell […]
Categories: Sports Center

Iran president welcomes parliamentary results

Seattle Seahawks - 3 hours 43 min ago

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s official IRNA news agency reports that President Hassan Rouhani has welcomed the success of the moderate-reformist bloc in parliamentary runoff elections. Speaking Sunday at a ceremony marking workers day, Rouhani congratulated voters for “choosing the best” in both Friday’s runoff elections and the original vote in February. The bloc fell […]
Categories: Sports Center

Iran president welcomes parliamentary results

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 43 min ago

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s official IRNA news agency reports that President Hassan Rouhani has welcomed the success of the moderate-reformist bloc in parliamentary runoff elections. Speaking Sunday at a ceremony marking workers day, Rouhani congratulated voters for “choosing the best” in both Friday’s runoff elections and the original vote in February. The bloc fell […]

Philippine militants free 10 Indonesian hostages

NBA - 3 hours 44 min ago

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military and police officials say Abu Sayyaf militants have freed 10 Indonesian tugboat crewmen who were seized at sea in March and taken to a jungle encampment in the southern Philippines. Police Superintendent Junpikar Sitin says the Indonesians appeared well when he saw them Sunday before they were brought to […]
Categories: Sports Center

Philippine militants free 10 Indonesian hostages

Seattle Seahawks - 3 hours 44 min ago

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military and police officials say Abu Sayyaf militants have freed 10 Indonesian tugboat crewmen who were seized at sea in March and taken to a jungle encampment in the southern Philippines. Police Superintendent Junpikar Sitin says the Indonesians appeared well when he saw them Sunday before they were brought to […]
Categories: Sports Center

Philippine militants free 10 Indonesian hostages

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 44 min ago

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military and police officials say Abu Sayyaf militants have freed 10 Indonesian tugboat crewmen who were seized at sea in March and taken to a jungle encampment in the southern Philippines. Police Superintendent Junpikar Sitin says the Indonesians appeared well when he saw them Sunday before they were brought to […]