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UN: Reports of airstrike killing 3 aid workers in Syria

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:43

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it has received reports of three humanitarian workers killed by an airstrike on the outskirts of Aleppo in Syria. The deputy spokesman for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters that officials do not think the three workers killed Wednesday were U.N. personnel. Farhan Haq did not say who […]
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UN: Reports of airstrike killing 3 aid workers in Syria

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:43

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it has received reports of three humanitarian workers killed by an airstrike on the outskirts of Aleppo in Syria. The deputy spokesman for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters that officials do not think the three workers killed Wednesday were U.N. personnel. Farhan Haq did not say who […]
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UN: Reports of airstrike killing 3 aid workers in Syria

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:43

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it has received reports of three humanitarian workers killed by an airstrike on the outskirts of Aleppo in Syria. The deputy spokesman for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters that officials do not think the three workers killed Wednesday were U.N. personnel. Farhan Haq did not say who […]

Harbaugh draws cascade of stars to Michigan for signing day

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:43

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — College football’s recruiting circus seems to have found its ringmaster: Jim Harbaugh. The coach has turned Michigan’s signing day into a “Signing With the Stars” spectacle. When Harbaugh strolled onto the stage in a suit, instead of his signature khakis and tucked-in blue pullover, he was welcomed by maize-and-blue clad […]
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Harbaugh draws cascade of stars to Michigan for signing day

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:43

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — College football’s recruiting circus seems to have found its ringmaster: Jim Harbaugh. The coach has turned Michigan’s signing day into a “Signing With the Stars” spectacle. When Harbaugh strolled onto the stage in a suit, instead of his signature khakis and tucked-in blue pullover, he was welcomed by maize-and-blue clad […]
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Harbaugh draws cascade of stars to Michigan for signing day

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:43

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — College football’s recruiting circus seems to have found its ringmaster: Jim Harbaugh. The coach has turned Michigan’s signing day into a “Signing With the Stars” spectacle. When Harbaugh strolled onto the stage in a suit, instead of his signature khakis and tucked-in blue pullover, he was welcomed by maize-and-blue clad […]

Las Vegas fans scramble as cable fight threatens Super Bowl

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:39

A Super Bowl 50 sign stands in a park overlooking San Francisco Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. The Denver Broncos play the Carolina Panthers in the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2015, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)LAS VEGAS (AP) — From the taco bar to the chicken wings, Me Ray Shook has long had the potluck planned for her annual Super Bowl party. It's how to watch the big game that she hasn't figured out.


EU approves Turkey migration fund

BBC World News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:39
The EU approves billions of euros in funding for Turkey to cope with record number of Syrian migrants, in the hope that fewer cross into the EU.
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Raise your spoons: Ben & Jerry's now has non-dairy ice cream

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:37
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Raise your spoons: Ben & Jerry's now has non-dairy ice cream.

Broncos practice squad player sent home after prostitution sting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:37
Ryan Murphy, 23, was detained and questioned at a hotel in San Jose on Tuesday but was released when it was found he was not involved in any criminal activity, said Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office spokesman James Jensen. As a member of the Broncos' practice squad, the former Oregon State University defensive back would not be eligible to take the field when the team plays the Carolina Panthers in the NFL championship game in Santa Clara. "Although practice squad safety Ryan Murphy was not cited by police, we decided it was best for the team if we continued our preparations for Super Bowl 50 without him," Denver head coach Gary Kubiak said in a statement.

Widow of disgraced Illinois policeman pleads not guilty to fraud charges

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:33
The widow of a northern Illinois policeman who staged his suicide in September to make it appear he was shot in the line of duty, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges related to his suspected embezzlement from a youth police explorer program. Melodie Gliniewicz, 51, was arraigned in Lake County Circuit Court on felony charges of disbursing charitable funds without authority and for personal benefit as well as money laundering.

9-year-old girl jumps from balcony to escape burning condo, caught by police officers in Mahwah

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:31

9-year-old girl jumps from balcony to escape burning condo, caught by police officers in MahwahSuddenly trapped and surrounded by intense flames inside the Mahwah apartment building, 9-year-old Sofya had no other choice but to take a leap of faith.


Fact sheet: 2016 Kia Sedona SXL

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:30
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2016 Kia Sedona's warranty, insides make it must-see minivan

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:29
With the best warranty coverage of any minivan and an award-winning and inviting interior, the 2016 Kia Sedona is a must-see for anyone looking to buy a spacious and comfortable family ride.

Cosby lawyer says comedian was assured he was in the clear

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:28

Cosby lawyer says comedian was assured he was in the clearCosby's top legal adviser said he never would have let the comedian testify in a 2005 lawsuit if he thought Cosby could still face sexual assault charges.


Escaped murderer gets maximum sentence for daring NY prison break

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:27

David Sweat appears in court for his arraignment at Clinton County court, in PlattsburghA convicted killer whose daring escape last year from an upstate New York prison triggered a massive three-week manhunt received a maximum sentence on Wednesday, after apologizing in court for his actions. David Sweat pleaded guilty to two counts of escape and one of promoting prison contraband in November, five months after he was shot and captured about two miles from the Canadian border. Sweat and fellow inmate Richard Matt broke out of the maximum-security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, on June 6, using hacksaw blades hidden in frozen hamburger meat as part of an elaborate escape plan.


Seattle Mariners sign Korean first baseman Dae-Ho Lee to a minor-league contract

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:24

The Mariners announced the signing of slugging Korean first baseman Dae-Ho Lee to a minor-league deal. He hit 31 homers last season for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks in the Japan Pacific League on Nippon Professional Baseball.
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Albania auctions communist-era aircraft

BBC World News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:22
Albania is to auction off some 40 military aircraft and helicopters that date back to the communist era.
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Fugitive real estate heir Robert Durst pleads guilty to weapon charge

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:21

Fugitive real estate heir Robert Durst pleads guilty to weapon chargeA fugitive New York real estate heir pleaded guilty in Louisiana on Thursday to a weapons charge and has agreed to a sentence of seven years and one month imprisonment.


Veterans' families seek ban as dogs walk among gravestones

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:18
EXETER, R.I. (AP) — Families of those buried in Rhode Island's veterans' cemetery say that using the grounds as a dog park is disrespectful to the fallen, and they're battling pet owners over access to the property.