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Mexico changes tack over marijuana law reform

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:47
Mexico at loggerheads over president's cannabis rethink
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One UK steel town, one crisis that affects the nation

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:47

This Saturday, April 16, 2016, photo shows campaigners marching in an anti-austerity demonstration in central London. Tata Steel, a company based in India, announced plans to sell its U.K. businesses, which were losing 1 million pounds ($1.4 million) a day amid high costs and a glut of cheap Chinese steel in global markets. That raised fears the plant would close if Tata couldn’t find a buyer, eliminating 4,000 jobs and severing the economic lifeline of the town of Port Talbot. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT; NO SALES; NO ARCHIVES; MANDATORY CREDITPORT TALBOT, Wales (AP) — To Mark Turner, the Tata Steel plant in this small Welsh town isn't just a factory. The steel worker sees two dragons, the plant's blast furnaces, breathing fire into the dawn sky over a town where monks first built a forge in the Middle Ages.


Boy sells lemonade to help pay for his adoption

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:42

Money from the boy's lemonade stand will go toward paying legal fees so he can be adopted.

       

Mudslide triggered by heavy rains kills at least 15 people in India’s remote northeast bordering China

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:39

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Mudslide triggered by heavy rains kills at least 15 people in India’s remote northeast bordering China.
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Mudslide triggered by heavy rains kills at least 15 people in India’s remote northeast bordering China

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:39

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Mudslide triggered by heavy rains kills at least 15 people in India’s remote northeast bordering China.
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Mudslide triggered by heavy rains kills at least 15 people in India’s remote northeast bordering China

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:39

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Mudslide triggered by heavy rains kills at least 15 people in India’s remote northeast bordering China.

Solar plane slowly soaring from Hawaii to California

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:35

The Solar Impulse 2 solar plane flies into the sunrise out of Kalaeloa Airport, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Kapolei, Hawaii. The solar plane will fly a two-and-a-half day journey to Northern California. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — A solar plane on an around-the-world journey has reached the point of no return over the Pacific Ocean after departing Hawaii, and now it's California or bust.


Autopsy on Prince scheduled for Friday

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:33

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince was unresponsive in an elevator when the musician was found by sheriff’s deputies who had been called to his suburban Minneapolis compound, a Minnesota sheriff says. Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson said deputies responded to a medical call about 9:43 a.m. Thursday. Medical personnel tried CPR, but couldn’t revive the 57-year-old […]
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Autopsy on Prince scheduled for Friday

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:33

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince was unresponsive in an elevator when the musician was found by sheriff’s deputies who had been called to his suburban Minneapolis compound, a Minnesota sheriff says. Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson said deputies responded to a medical call about 9:43 a.m. Thursday. Medical personnel tried CPR, but couldn’t revive the 57-year-old […]
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Autopsy on Prince scheduled for Friday

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:33

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince was unresponsive in an elevator when the musician was found by sheriff’s deputies who had been called to his suburban Minneapolis compound, a Minnesota sheriff says. Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson said deputies responded to a medical call about 9:43 a.m. Thursday. Medical personnel tried CPR, but couldn’t revive the 57-year-old […]

VIDEO: Wozniak: Apple were right over FBI case

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:33
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak believes that Apple made the right decision by refusing to hand over information to the FBI which would have helped them unlock an iPhone.
Categories: BBC World News

Brush fire burns more than 100 acres in New Hampshire

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:30

STODDARD, N.H. (AP) — A brush fire has burned more than 100 acres of forest in New Hampshire, forcing nearby residents from their homes. The fire was first reported Thursday afternoon in Stoddard, about 40 miles west of the state capital of Concord. Firefighters say flames were 12 feet high in some places. Residents of […]
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Brush fire burns more than 100 acres in New Hampshire

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:30

STODDARD, N.H. (AP) — A brush fire has burned more than 100 acres of forest in New Hampshire, forcing nearby residents from their homes. The fire was first reported Thursday afternoon in Stoddard, about 40 miles west of the state capital of Concord. Firefighters say flames were 12 feet high in some places. Residents of […]
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Brush fire burns more than 100 acres in New Hampshire

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:30

STODDARD, N.H. (AP) — A brush fire has burned more than 100 acres of forest in New Hampshire, forcing nearby residents from their homes. The fire was first reported Thursday afternoon in Stoddard, about 40 miles west of the state capital of Concord. Firefighters say flames were 12 feet high in some places. Residents of […]

China trash incinerator project called off after protest

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:28

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in eastern China say they have halted plans to build a trash incinerator after rowdy street protests by residents and arrests of two women. The Haiyan county government in Zhejiang province said in a statement Friday that residents began to gather illegally Wednesday and blocked roads. It says the demonstration escalated […]
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China trash incinerator project called off after protest

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:28

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in eastern China say they have halted plans to build a trash incinerator after rowdy street protests by residents and arrests of two women. The Haiyan county government in Zhejiang province said in a statement Friday that residents began to gather illegally Wednesday and blocked roads. It says the demonstration escalated […]
Categories: Sports Center

China trash incinerator project called off after protest

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:28

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in eastern China say they have halted plans to build a trash incinerator after rowdy street protests by residents and arrests of two women. The Haiyan county government in Zhejiang province said in a statement Friday that residents began to gather illegally Wednesday and blocked roads. It says the demonstration escalated […]

Japanese prototype stealth plane makes first flight

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:24

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s first domestically manufactured stealth plane has made its first flight, making Japan one of only a handful of nations with airplane stealth capabilities. The red-and-white prototype X-2 took off from Nagoya airport Friday and flew 25 minutes to an Air Self-Defense Force base in nearby Gifu Prefecture. The X-2 is designed […]
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Japanese prototype stealth plane makes first flight

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:24

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s first domestically manufactured stealth plane has made its first flight, making Japan one of only a handful of nations with airplane stealth capabilities. The red-and-white prototype X-2 took off from Nagoya airport Friday and flew 25 minutes to an Air Self-Defense Force base in nearby Gifu Prefecture. The X-2 is designed […]
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Japanese prototype stealth plane makes first flight

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:24

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s first domestically manufactured stealth plane has made its first flight, making Japan one of only a handful of nations with airplane stealth capabilities. The red-and-white prototype X-2 took off from Nagoya airport Friday and flew 25 minutes to an Air Self-Defense Force base in nearby Gifu Prefecture. The X-2 is designed […]