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Hundreds of ‘Rosie the Riveter’ attempt record in California

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:05
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of women of all ages donned blue coveralls, red socks, and red bandannas with white polka dots and gathered near San Francisco in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the most Rosies in one place at one time since World War II. The attempt was likely successful […]

Eradication spells misery for Peru’s coca farmers

NBA - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:04
NUEVO CANAVERAL, Peru (AP) — Edma Duran uses a machete to salvage the leaves she can from the family’s coca plot, which government workers have just destroyed in an record-breaking U.S.-backed eradication campaign that has affected roughly a half million Peruvians. “This is what we live off,” says Duran, who lives with her husband and […]
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Eradication spells misery for Peru’s coca farmers

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:04
NUEVO CANAVERAL, Peru (AP) — Edma Duran uses a machete to salvage the leaves she can from the family’s coca plot, which government workers have just destroyed in an record-breaking U.S.-backed eradication campaign that has affected roughly a half million Peruvians. “This is what we live off,” says Duran, who lives with her husband and […]
Categories: Sports Center

Eradication spells misery for Peru’s coca farmers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:04
NUEVO CANAVERAL, Peru (AP) — Edma Duran uses a machete to salvage the leaves she can from the family’s coca plot, which government workers have just destroyed in an record-breaking U.S.-backed eradication campaign that has affected roughly a half million Peruvians. “This is what we live off,” says Duran, who lives with her husband and […]

Police probing death of foster child; 2nd remains critical

NBA - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:04
AUBURN, Mass. (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine how a 2-year-old girl died and a second young girl was left in critical condition after they were found unresponsive at a home in Massachusetts. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early said Sunday night the girls were discovered at an apartment complex in Auburn, about […]
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Police probing death of foster child; 2nd remains critical

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:04
AUBURN, Mass. (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine how a 2-year-old girl died and a second young girl was left in critical condition after they were found unresponsive at a home in Massachusetts. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early said Sunday night the girls were discovered at an apartment complex in Auburn, about […]
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Police probing death of foster child; 2nd remains critical

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:04
AUBURN, Mass. (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine how a 2-year-old girl died and a second young girl was left in critical condition after they were found unresponsive at a home in Massachusetts. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early said Sunday night the girls were discovered at an apartment complex in Auburn, about […]

China orders nationwide safety check after Tianjin blasts

NBA - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:04
TIANJIN, China (AP) — China’s government ordered a nationwide check of workplace safety Monday to correct any irregularities five days after huge explosions at a warehouse in the port city of Tianjin killed at least 114 people and left 70 others missing. The directive from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology lamented the frequency […]
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China orders nationwide safety check after Tianjin blasts

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:04
TIANJIN, China (AP) — China’s government ordered a nationwide check of workplace safety Monday to correct any irregularities five days after huge explosions at a warehouse in the port city of Tianjin killed at least 114 people and left 70 others missing. The directive from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology lamented the frequency […]
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China orders nationwide safety check after Tianjin blasts

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:04
TIANJIN, China (AP) — China’s government ordered a nationwide check of workplace safety Monday to correct any irregularities five days after huge explosions at a warehouse in the port city of Tianjin killed at least 114 people and left 70 others missing. The directive from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology lamented the frequency […]

U.N. official ‘horrified’ by attacks on Syria’s civilians

NBA - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:03
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The United Nations humanitarian chief said Monday he is “horrified” by the attacks on civilians that are taking place in Syria, warning that the protracted conflict not only “severely affects” the lives of millions of people in the country but also threatens the stability of the entire region. Stephen O’Brien told […]
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Iranian, Russian ministers present united front on Syria

NBA - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:03
MOSCOW (AP) — The foreign ministers of Russia and Iran said after talks in Moscow that their two countries have a united position on Syria, with both diplomats warning against any outside attempt to dictate a resolution to the Syrian civil war. The nuclear deal reached last month between Iran and world powers has led […]
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U.N. official ‘horrified’ by attacks on Syria’s civilians

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:03
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The United Nations humanitarian chief said Monday he is “horrified” by the attacks on civilians that are taking place in Syria, warning that the protracted conflict not only “severely affects” the lives of millions of people in the country but also threatens the stability of the entire region. Stephen O’Brien told […]
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Iranian, Russian ministers present united front on Syria

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:03
MOSCOW (AP) — The foreign ministers of Russia and Iran said after talks in Moscow that their two countries have a united position on Syria, with both diplomats warning against any outside attempt to dictate a resolution to the Syrian civil war. The nuclear deal reached last month between Iran and world powers has led […]
Categories: Sports Center

U.N. official ‘horrified’ by attacks on Syria’s civilians

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:03
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The United Nations humanitarian chief said Monday he is “horrified” by the attacks on civilians that are taking place in Syria, warning that the protracted conflict not only “severely affects” the lives of millions of people in the country but also threatens the stability of the entire region. Stephen O’Brien told […]

Iranian, Russian ministers present united front on Syria

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:03
MOSCOW (AP) — The foreign ministers of Russia and Iran said after talks in Moscow that their two countries have a united position on Syria, with both diplomats warning against any outside attempt to dictate a resolution to the Syrian civil war. The nuclear deal reached last month between Iran and world powers has led […]

City Room: New York Today: Trump, Reporting for Duty

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:03
Monday: Trump goes to jury duty, more hot weather, and de Blasio’s bumpy year.









Afghan police: German national kidnapped in Kabul

NBA - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:03
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A German woman was kidnapped in Kabul on Monday by armed assailants, a senior Afghan police official said. Gul Agha Rouhani, Kabul’s deputy police chief, said the woman was taken by two gunmen who stopped her car early Monday morning. The woman, who has not been identified, is believed to be […]
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Afghan police: German national kidnapped in Kabul

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:03
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A German woman was kidnapped in Kabul on Monday by armed assailants, a senior Afghan police official said. Gul Agha Rouhani, Kabul’s deputy police chief, said the woman was taken by two gunmen who stopped her car early Monday morning. The woman, who has not been identified, is believed to be […]
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Afghan police: German national kidnapped in Kabul

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 22:03
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A German woman was kidnapped in Kabul on Monday by armed assailants, a senior Afghan police official said. Gul Agha Rouhani, Kabul’s deputy police chief, said the woman was taken by two gunmen who stopped her car early Monday morning. The woman, who has not been identified, is believed to be […]