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Boeing expected to announce 777 cut Wednesday

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:10

Boeing is likely to announce Wednesday morning another production rate cut, this time for the 777 program, according to a senior executive with a 777 customer whom Boeing consulted as it prepared its plan.
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Boeing expected to announce 777 cut Wednesday

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:10

Boeing is likely to announce Wednesday morning another production rate cut, this time for the 777 program, according to a senior executive with a 777 customer whom Boeing consulted as it prepared its plan.
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Boeing expected to announce 777 cut Wednesday

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:10

Boeing is likely to announce Wednesday morning another production rate cut, this time for the 777 program, according to a senior executive with a 777 customer whom Boeing consulted as it prepared its plan.

The verdict is in: Sen. McCaskill judges jury duty a success

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:07

Sen. Claire McCaskill went to court in Missouri on Monday — as a prospective juror.

       

After 2 years of strong growth, university endowments falter

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:06
BOSTON (AP) — College endowments grew by an average of only 2.4 percent last school year, a sharp drop following two years of strong gains, a new study found.

After 2 years of strong growth, university endowments falter

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:06

BOSTON (AP) — College endowments grew by an average of only 2.4 percent last school year, a sharp drop following two years of strong gains, a new study found. The downturn is troubling news for some universities, which use their endowments to pay for student scholarships and other costs, adding to the list of financial […]
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After 2 years of strong growth, university endowments falter

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:06

BOSTON (AP) — College endowments grew by an average of only 2.4 percent last school year, a sharp drop following two years of strong gains, a new study found. The downturn is troubling news for some universities, which use their endowments to pay for student scholarships and other costs, adding to the list of financial […]
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After 2 years of strong growth, university endowments falter

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:06

BOSTON (AP) — College endowments grew by an average of only 2.4 percent last school year, a sharp drop following two years of strong gains, a new study found. The downturn is troubling news for some universities, which use their endowments to pay for student scholarships and other costs, adding to the list of financial […]

Forget all you know from Jurassic Park: For speed, T.rex beats velociraptors

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:04

Armed with powerful jaws and sharp teeth, tyrannosaurs were built to kill.

       

Immigration at center of Pope’s visit to Mexico-US border

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:03

REYNOSA, Mexico (AP) — The young Salvadoran woman was robbed and forced to dodge kidnappers working for a drug cartel during her four-month odyssey to this border city of belching factories and swirling dust across the Rio Grande from Texas. She hoped to be on the other side long before Pope Francis visits the region […]
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Immigration at center of Pope’s visit to Mexico-US border

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:03

REYNOSA, Mexico (AP) — The young Salvadoran woman was robbed and forced to dodge kidnappers working for a drug cartel during her four-month odyssey to this border city of belching factories and swirling dust across the Rio Grande from Texas. She hoped to be on the other side long before Pope Francis visits the region […]
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Immigration at center of Pope’s visit to Mexico-US border

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:03

REYNOSA, Mexico (AP) — The young Salvadoran woman was robbed and forced to dodge kidnappers working for a drug cartel during her four-month odyssey to this border city of belching factories and swirling dust across the Rio Grande from Texas. She hoped to be on the other side long before Pope Francis visits the region […]

Misclassified: Iowa won’t refund veteran's $5K payment

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:02

The state of Iowa is refusing to refund a $5,000 settlement paid by an 83-year-old Navy veteran who the federal government says was misclass...

       

Make your bed in seconds with smart bedding

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:00

These sheets eliminate the need to tuck them in.

       

Obama calls for rapid Zika research as virus seen spreading

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:59

Forearm of a public health technician is seen covered with sterile female Aedes aegyti mosquitoes after leaving a recipient to cultivate larvae, in a research area in Guatemala CityBy Julie Steenhuysen and Roberta Rampton CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for the rapid development of tests, vaccines and treatments to fight the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects and could spread to the United States in warmer months. U.S. health officials are stepping up efforts to study the link between Zika virus infections and birth defects, citing a recent study estimating the virus could reach regions where 60 percent of the U.S. population lives. Obama was briefed on the potential spread of the virus by his top health and national security officials on Tuesday.


Homemade 'dewshine' is dangerous, deadly

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:58

Teens mixed Mountain Dew, methanol-based racing fuel to create deadly cocktail.

       

Previous mass shootings in Washington state - The Seattle Times

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:56

Previous mass shootings in Washington state
The Seattle Times
Previous mass shootings in Washington state: Oct. 24, 2014: Five teenagers were fatally shot at Marysville-Pilchuck High School by a friend as they ate lunch in the cafeteria. The classmate, Jaylen Fryberg, 15, turned the gun on himself. June 5, 2014 ...

Ferguson, Justice reach deal to revamp police operation

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:52

The tentative deal will be presented to public Feb. 9

       

Repeal of emergency manager law part of NAACP's Flint plan

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:51

Genesee County Volunteer Militia members and protesters gather for a rally outside of Flint City Hall on Sunday Jan. 24, 2016 over the city's ongoing water crisis. The militia was handing out free bottled water and water filters. (Conor Ralph/The Flint Journal - MLive.com via AP)FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Chief among the priorities national and local NAACP leaders listed Tuesday for the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint is the repeal of Michigan's emergency manager law, which they view as a contributor to the public health emergency.


VIDEO: Zika virus: What you need to know

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:50
The Zika virus, an alarming and disturbing infection that may be linked to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains, is spreading through the Americas. But what exactly is it?
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