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Maoist rebels kill 7 policemen in eastern India

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:41

PATNA, India (AP) — Police say suspected Maoist rebels have detonated a land mine and killed seven policemen and injured six others in eastern India. The policemen were returning from a search operation in Palamau district of Jharkhand state when the land mine blew up their vehicle late Wednesday. A top Jharkhand police officer, S. […]

Konta hopes ended by Kerber in semis

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:40
Briton Johanna Konta's Australian Open run ends with defeat by German seventh seed Angelique Kerber in the semi-finals.
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Terror accused discussed 'kangaroo bomb'

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:36
An Australian teen allegedly discussed packing a kangaroo with explosives, painting it with an Islamic State symbol and setting it on police, a Melbourne court has heard.
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Low-polling Republicans protest media coverage of Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:36

Fiorina, Huckabee, Santorum and Gilmore protest attention given Trump

       

Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party rule

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:34

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Party ideologue, made it clear Wednesday that one-party rule was here to stay, insisting that the collective leadership he heads is a better alternative to what he called authoritarianism disguised as democracy. General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (pronounced noo-YEN’ FOO’ CHONG’) was re-elected Wednesday as […]
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Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party rule

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:34

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Party ideologue, made it clear Wednesday that one-party rule was here to stay, insisting that the collective leadership he heads is a better alternative to what he called authoritarianism disguised as democracy. General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (pronounced noo-YEN’ FOO’ CHONG’) was re-elected Wednesday as […]
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Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party rule

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:34

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Party ideologue, made it clear Wednesday that one-party rule was here to stay, insisting that the collective leadership he heads is a better alternative to what he called authoritarianism disguised as democracy. General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (pronounced noo-YEN’ FOO’ CHONG’) was re-elected Wednesday as […]

More violence feared as militants refuse to leave Oregon refuge

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:34

Two different accounts of the shooting of a militant leader near Burns, Ore., have been posted online. Some fear the accounts could stir more activists to travel to the town in protest.
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More violence feared as militants refuse to leave Oregon refuge

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:34

Two different accounts of the shooting of a militant leader near Burns, Ore., have been posted online. Some fear the accounts could stir more activists to travel to the town in protest.
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More violence feared as militants refuse to leave Oregon refuge

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:34

Two different accounts of the shooting of a militant leader near Burns, Ore., have been posted online. Some fear the accounts could stir more activists to travel to the town in protest.

Amid denials, state workers in Flint got clean water

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:33

State officials could not immediately answer emailed questions about the water purchases, including how long the state continued to buy bott...

       

Four Seamount League teams will apply for South Puget Sound League 2A

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:31

Evergreen, Highline, Tyee and Foster withdraw application to KingCo 2A.
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Four Seamount League teams will apply for South Puget Sound League 2A

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:31

Evergreen, Highline, Tyee and Foster withdraw application to KingCo 2A.
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Four Seamount League teams will apply for South Puget Sound League 2A

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:31

Evergreen, Highline, Tyee and Foster withdraw application to KingCo 2A.

No new grand jury for two indicted in Planned Parenthood videos: prosecutor

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:31

People walk past a Planned Parenthood clinic in the Manhattan borough of New YorkTwo people indicted by a Texas grand jury for presenting fake driver's licenses as part of a plan to secretly video tape Planned Parenthood will not have their cases presented again to a new grand jury, the prosecutor in the case said on Wednesday. In a twist for the Texas Republican leaders who ordered an investigation and accused the women's health group of illegally trading in aborted fetal tissue, a grand jury cleared Planned Parenthood and indicted video makers David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt on Monday for tampering with a governmental record. "The inconvenient truth of a criminal investigation is that it doesn't always lead where you want to go," Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said in a video message.


State Senate panel narrowly votes to repeal new transgender bathroom rule

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:22

Commerce and Labor Committee Chair Michael Baumgartner said anyone who would interpret repeal of Washington’s new rule as “some kind of judgment or castigation of the transgender community,” would be wrong. Others said reversing it would victimize transgender people.
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State Senate panel narrowly votes to repeal new transgender bathroom rule

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:22

Commerce and Labor Committee Chair Michael Baumgartner said anyone who would interpret repeal of Washington’s new rule as “some kind of judgment or castigation of the transgender community,” would be wrong. Others said reversing it would victimize transgender people.
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State Senate panel narrowly votes to repeal new transgender bathroom rule

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:22

Commerce and Labor Committee Chair Michael Baumgartner said anyone who would interpret repeal of Washington’s new rule as “some kind of judgment or castigation of the transgender community,” would be wrong. Others said reversing it would victimize transgender people.

VIDEO: Iraq's 1,000km trench 'to repel bombers'

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:21
A new front line has been emerging in Iraq, separating the semi-autonomous Kurdish region not just from the militants of the so-called Islamic State but also from the rest of the country.
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For the Record: Everyone hates debating — except O'Malley

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:20

A refusal to debate? Preconditions to show up? Unbelievable! But Trump is in good company — including Bernie, the entire GOP field, and Hill...