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Factbox: 12 facts about the Zika virus as outbreak spreads in the Americas

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:26
The number of countries and territories in the Americas reporting cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus rose to 22 on Tuesday, more than double the number a month ago, according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). An outbreak of the virus is affecting large parts of Latin America and the Caribbean and is likely to spread to all countries in the Americas except for Canada and Chile, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. The virus was first identified in Uganda in 1947 and was unknown in the Americas until 2014.

NY executive held after alleged bid to flee to South America

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:26

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — An FBI agent moonlighting as a sailing instructor was among those who became suspicious when a New York real estate executive negotiated to buy a $400,000 sailboat to flee to South America and elude vehicular manslaughter and other charges after a fatal Southampton car crash last summer, prosecutors said. Sean […]
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NY executive held after alleged bid to flee to South America

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:26

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York real estate executive accused of trying to flee to South America while charged with vehicular homicide and drunken driving has been ordered held without bail. Sean Ludwick appeared before a judge Tuesday in Central Islip (EYE’-slihp) on Long Island. Ludwick, a managing partner and founder of Blackhouse […]
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NY executive held after alleged bid to flee to South America

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:26

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York real estate executive accused of trying to flee to South America while charged with vehicular homicide and drunken driving has been ordered held without bail. Sean Ludwick appeared before a judge Tuesday in Central Islip (EYE’-slihp) on Long Island. Ludwick, a managing partner and founder of Blackhouse […]
Categories: Sports Center

NY executive held after alleged bid to flee to South America

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:26

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — An FBI agent moonlighting as a sailing instructor was among those who became suspicious when a New York real estate executive negotiated to buy a $400,000 sailboat to flee to South America and elude vehicular manslaughter and other charges after a fatal Southampton car crash last summer, prosecutors said. Sean […]
Categories: Sports Center

NY executive held after alleged bid to flee to South America

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:26

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York real estate executive accused of trying to flee to South America while charged with vehicular homicide and drunken driving has been ordered held without bail. Sean Ludwick appeared before a judge Tuesday in Central Islip (EYE’-slihp) on Long Island. Ludwick, a managing partner and founder of Blackhouse […]

NY executive held after alleged bid to flee to South America

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:26

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York real estate executive accused of trying to flee to South America while charged with vehicular homicide and drunken driving has been ordered held without bail. Sean Ludwick appeared before a judge Tuesday in Central Islip (EYE’-slihp) on Long Island. Ludwick, a managing partner and founder of Blackhouse […]

APNewsBreak: Judge OKs reworked NCAA concussions settlement

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:25

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has given preliminary approval to a reworked head-injury settlement between former college athletes and the NCAA. U.S. District Judge John Lee said Tuesday his is giving his OK to a deal hammered out after he rejected the initial agreement in 2014. Lee praised the new deal for […]
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APNewsBreak: Judge OKs reworked NCAA concussions settlement

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:25

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has given preliminary approval to a reworked head-injury settlement between former college athletes and the NCAA. U.S. District Judge John Lee said Tuesday his is giving his OK to a deal hammered out after he rejected the initial agreement in 2014. Lee praised the new deal for […]
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APNewsBreak: Judge OKs reworked NCAA concussions settlement

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:25

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has given preliminary approval to a reworked head-injury settlement between former college athletes and the NCAA. U.S. District Judge John Lee said Tuesday his is giving his OK to a deal hammered out after he rejected the initial agreement in 2014. Lee praised the new deal for […]
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APNewsBreak: Judge OKs reworked NCAA concussions settlement

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:25

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has given preliminary approval to a reworked head-injury settlement between former college athletes and the NCAA. U.S. District Judge John Lee said Tuesday his is giving his OK to a deal hammered out after he rejected the initial agreement in 2014. Lee praised the new deal for […]
Categories: Sports Center

APNewsBreak: Judge OKs reworked NCAA concussions settlement

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:25

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has given preliminary approval to a reworked head-injury settlement between former college athletes and the NCAA. U.S. District Judge John Lee said Tuesday his is giving his OK to a deal hammered out after he rejected the initial agreement in 2014. Lee praised the new deal for […]

APNewsBreak: Judge OKs reworked NCAA concussions settlement

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:25

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has given preliminary approval to a reworked head-injury settlement between former college athletes and the NCAA. U.S. District Judge John Lee said Tuesday his is giving his OK to a deal hammered out after he rejected the initial agreement in 2014. Lee praised the new deal for […]

Pastor who was imprisoned in Iran expected home Tuesday

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:23

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An American pastor who was imprisoned for nearly four years in Iran is expected to return home to Boise on Tuesday, the Idaho Statesman (http://bit.ly/2027xQm) reported. Saeed Abedini was one of four Americans released in Iran under a negotiated prisoner exchange on Jan. 16. The U.S. agreed to free seven Iranians […]
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Pastor who was imprisoned in Iran expected home Tuesday

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:23

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An American pastor who was imprisoned for nearly four years in Iran is expected to return home to Boise on Tuesday, the Idaho Statesman (http://bit.ly/2027xQm) reported. Saeed Abedini was one of four Americans released in Iran under a negotiated prisoner exchange on Jan. 16. The U.S. agreed to free seven Iranians […]
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Pastor who was imprisoned in Iran expected home Tuesday

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:23

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An American pastor who was imprisoned for nearly four years in Iran is expected to return home to Boise on Tuesday, the Idaho Statesman (http://bit.ly/2027xQm) reported. Saeed Abedini was one of four Americans released in Iran under a negotiated prisoner exchange on Jan. 16. The U.S. agreed to free seven Iranians […]
Categories: Sports Center

Pastor who was imprisoned in Iran expected home Tuesday

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:23

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An American pastor who was imprisoned for nearly four years in Iran is expected to return home to Boise on Tuesday, the Idaho Statesman (http://bit.ly/2027xQm) reported. Saeed Abedini was one of four Americans released in Iran under a negotiated prisoner exchange on Jan. 16. The U.S. agreed to free seven Iranians […]
Categories: Sports Center

Pastor who was imprisoned in Iran expected home Tuesday

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:23

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An American pastor who was imprisoned for nearly four years in Iran is expected to return home to Boise on Tuesday, the Idaho Statesman (http://bit.ly/2027xQm) reported. Saeed Abedini was one of four Americans released in Iran under a negotiated prisoner exchange on Jan. 16. The U.S. agreed to free seven Iranians […]

Pastor who was imprisoned in Iran expected home Tuesday

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:23

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An American pastor who was imprisoned for nearly four years in Iran is expected to return home to Boise on Tuesday, the Idaho Statesman (http://bit.ly/2027xQm) reported. Saeed Abedini was one of four Americans released in Iran under a negotiated prisoner exchange on Jan. 16. The U.S. agreed to free seven Iranians […]

Mayor Kenney: 80 percent of Philly streets now passable

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:23

 80 percent of Philly streets now passableMayor Jim Kenney said on Tuesday afternoon that 80% of the streets in Philadelphia are now passable following the weekend snowstorm.