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US stocks dip, following losses in global markets

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:16

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slipping Monday morning as global stocks also took losses. Energy companies are falling the farthest although the price of oil is little changed. Companies including business service provider Xerox and drugmaker Perrigo are down after they reported disappointing earnings. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 79 […]

Husband arrested after wife's body found in well

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:15
MONTICELLO, Ky. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the husband of a woman whose body was found in a well in south-central Kentucky.

Cambodian ruling party sues commentator for defamation

NBA - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:15

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s ruling party has filed a complaint charging a prominent social commentator with criminal defamation for saying the party was manipulating a sex scandal involving an opposition leader. The complaint filed Monday by the spokesman of the Cambodian People’s Party charged that Ou Virak, who heads the Future Forum think […]
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Cambodian ruling party sues commentator for defamation

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:15

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s ruling party has filed a complaint charging a prominent social commentator with criminal defamation for saying the party was manipulating a sex scandal involving an opposition leader. The complaint filed Monday by the spokesman of the Cambodian People’s Party charged that Ou Virak, who heads the Future Forum think […]
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Cambodian ruling party sues commentator for defamation

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:15

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s ruling party has filed a complaint charging a prominent social commentator with criminal defamation for saying the party was manipulating a sex scandal involving an opposition leader. The complaint filed Monday by the spokesman of the Cambodian People’s Party charged that Ou Virak, who heads the Future Forum think […]

Official wary of athletes staying outside Olympic village

NBA - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:15

MADRID (AP) — One of Brazil’s top security officials says local authorities will need to be extra vigilant with athletes staying outside of the Olympic Village during the games in Rio de Janeiro, including Rafael Nadal, who will be staying at a friend’s house. Andrei Rodrigues, responsible for overseeing Brazil’s security in special events, says […]
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Official wary of athletes staying outside Olympic village

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:15

MADRID (AP) — One of Brazil’s top security officials says local authorities will need to be extra vigilant with athletes staying outside of the Olympic Village during the games in Rio de Janeiro, including Rafael Nadal, who will be staying at a friend’s house. Andrei Rodrigues, responsible for overseeing Brazil’s security in special events, says […]
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Official wary of athletes staying outside Olympic village

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:15

MADRID (AP) — One of Brazil’s top security officials says local authorities will need to be extra vigilant with athletes staying outside of the Olympic Village during the games in Rio de Janeiro, including Rafael Nadal, who will be staying at a friend’s house. Andrei Rodrigues, responsible for overseeing Brazil’s security in special events, says […]

A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers

NBA - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:13

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) — Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they’re still unknown. A look at numbers that hint at the scope of the world’s worst nuclear accident, the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on […]
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A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:13

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) — Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they’re still unknown. A look at numbers that hint at the scope of the world’s worst nuclear accident, the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on […]
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A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:13

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) — Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they’re still unknown. A look at numbers that hint at the scope of the world’s worst nuclear accident, the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on […]

US new-home sales fall in March for third straight month

NBA - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:09

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped back from buying new homes in March, the third straight monthly decline as sales plunged sharply in the Western states. New-home sales slipped 1.5 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 511,000, the Commerce Department said Monday. That rate has steadily dropped from 519,000 in February and […]
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US new-home sales fall in March for third straight month

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:09

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped back from buying new homes in March, the third straight monthly decline as sales plunged sharply in the Western states. New-home sales slipped 1.5 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 511,000, the Commerce Department said Monday. That rate has steadily dropped from 519,000 in February and […]
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US new-home sales fall in March for third straight month

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:09

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped back from buying new homes in March, the third straight monthly decline as sales plunged sharply in the Western states. New-home sales slipped 1.5 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 511,000, the Commerce Department said Monday. That rate has steadily dropped from 519,000 in February and […]

New York Today: New York Today: The New Rules of Passover

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:09
Monday: Changes at Passover, things to do over spring break and a thank you for our dogs.

China Close to Passing Strict Law on Foreign Groups

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:07
Critics say the proposed bill would curtail important work by nongovernmental organizations in the country, like legal assistance and programs promoting the rule of law.

Nepalese temple, 4 other sites receive funding totaling $1M

NBA - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:07

NEW YORK (AP) — The World Monuments Fund on announced grants Monday totaling $1 million for five historic sites, including a 16th-century Nepalese temple destroyed in last year’s massive earthquake. Monday’s announcement comes one year to the day after the Char Narayan temple was decimated by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake, which claimed 9,000 lives, injured 22,000 […]
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Nepalese temple, 4 other sites receive funding totaling $1M

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:07

NEW YORK (AP) — The World Monuments Fund on announced grants Monday totaling $1 million for five historic sites, including a 16th-century Nepalese temple destroyed in last year’s massive earthquake. Monday’s announcement comes one year to the day after the Char Narayan temple was decimated by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake, which claimed 9,000 lives, injured 22,000 […]
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Nepalese temple, 4 other sites receive funding totaling $1M

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:07

NEW YORK (AP) — The World Monuments Fund on announced grants Monday totaling $1 million for five historic sites, including a 16th-century Nepalese temple destroyed in last year’s massive earthquake. Monday’s announcement comes one year to the day after the Char Narayan temple was decimated by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake, which claimed 9,000 lives, injured 22,000 […]

US new-home sales dip 1.5 percent in March, third consecutive decline after steep drop-off from Western buyers

NBA - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:04

WASHINGTON (AP) — US new-home sales dip 1.5 percent in March, third consecutive decline after steep drop-off from Western buyers.
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