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Delaware Gov. Markell: State of emergency remains in effect

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:51

 State of emergency remains in effectDelaware Gov. Jack Markell has lifted a driving ban he had imposed as a winter storm brought blizzard conditions to the mid-Atlantic region.


1 week from Iowa: GOP flaunt endorsements, dismiss Bloomberg

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — With only a week to go before the first votes of the 2016 presidential race, Republicans on Sunday waved around endorsements from others and dismissed former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg as a potential third-party threat. Democrats, who could be hurt most by a Bloomberg candidacy, didn’t shrug off the prospect. Vermont […]
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1 week from Iowa: GOP flaunt endorsements, dismiss Bloomberg

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — With only a week to go before the first votes of the 2016 presidential race, Republicans on Sunday waved around endorsements from others and dismissed former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg as a potential third-party threat. Democrats, who could be hurt most by a Bloomberg candidacy, didn’t shrug off the prospect. Vermont […]
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1 week from Iowa: GOP flaunt endorsements, dismiss Bloomberg

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — With only a week to go before the first votes of the 2016 presidential race, Republicans on Sunday waved around endorsements from others and dismissed former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg as a potential third-party threat. Democrats, who could be hurt most by a Bloomberg candidacy, didn’t shrug off the prospect. Vermont […]

Trump in Iowa church: Hymns, readings and a children’s choir

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:44

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — On the second-to-last Sunday before the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump settled into a fifth row pew for a lesson in humility. “I don’t know if that was aimed at me. Perhaps,” Trump said after the hour-long service at the First Presbyterian Church in Muscatine. Religious voters are a big factor in […]
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Trump in Iowa church: Hymns, readings and a children’s choir

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:44

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — On the second-to-last Sunday before the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump settled into a fifth row pew for a lesson in humility. “I don’t know if that was aimed at me. Perhaps,” Trump said after the hour-long service at the First Presbyterian Church in Muscatine. Religious voters are a big factor in […]
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Trump in Iowa church: Hymns, readings and a children’s choir

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:44

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — On the second-to-last Sunday before the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump settled into a fifth row pew for a lesson in humility. “I don’t know if that was aimed at me. Perhaps,” Trump said after the hour-long service at the First Presbyterian Church in Muscatine. Religious voters are a big factor in […]

Tina Fey returns as Sarah Palin on ‘SNL,’ Oscars parodied

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:41

NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey returned to “Saturday Night Live” to reprise her impression of Sarah Palin and give a rambling, sometimes-rhyming endorsement to Donald Trump. The sketch kicked off the cold open to “SNL” on Saturday, with Fey and Darrell Hammond skewering the former Alaska governor’s endorsement speech in Iowa on Tuesday. As […]
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Tina Fey returns as Sarah Palin on ‘SNL,’ Oscars parodied

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:41

NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey returned to “Saturday Night Live” to reprise her impression of Sarah Palin and give a rambling, sometimes-rhyming endorsement to Donald Trump. The sketch kicked off the cold open to “SNL” on Saturday, with Fey and Darrell Hammond skewering the former Alaska governor’s endorsement speech in Iowa on Tuesday. As […]
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Tina Fey returns as Sarah Palin on ‘SNL,’ Oscars parodied

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:41

NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey returned to “Saturday Night Live” to reprise her impression of Sarah Palin and give a rambling, sometimes-rhyming endorsement to Donald Trump. The sketch kicked off the cold open to “SNL” on Saturday, with Fey and Darrell Hammond skewering the former Alaska governor’s endorsement speech in Iowa on Tuesday. As […]

Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:37

CHANGES YEAR TO 2016 NOT 2015 - FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2015 file photo, John Jay Hooker sits outside his retirement home apartment in Nashville, Tenn. Hooker, a large figure in Tennessee politics who once worked as special counsel to Robert Kennedy, spent his last days fighting to make physician-assisted suicide legal in Tennessee. Hooker died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Nashville. He was 85. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A family friend said larger-than-life Nashville political figure John Jay Hooker Jr., who spent his last days fighting to make physician-assisted suicide legal in Tennessee, died on Sunday at 85.


Coldest Hong Kong day in 59 years

BBC World News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:31
The South Korean island of Jeju sees its biggest snowfall in three decades, causing flights to be cancelled, while temperatures in Hong Kong drop to a 59-year low.
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‘The Revenant’ braves the blizzard with $16M at box office

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:31

NEW YORK (AP) — The snowy frontier saga “The Revenant” fared best at a blizzard-ravaged box office. Weekend moviegoing was affected up and down the East Coast by Winter Storm Jonas, which forced theater closures in Washington D.C. and New York, and caused hundreds of theaters to suspend showings. Studio executives said the storm had […]
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‘The Revenant’ braves the blizzard with $16M at box office

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:31

NEW YORK (AP) — The snowy frontier saga “The Revenant” fared best at a blizzard-ravaged box office. Weekend moviegoing was affected up and down the East Coast by Winter Storm Jonas, which forced theater closures in Washington D.C. and New York, and caused hundreds of theaters to suspend showings. Studio executives said the storm had […]
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‘The Revenant’ braves the blizzard with $16M at box office

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:31

NEW YORK (AP) — The snowy frontier saga “The Revenant” fared best at a blizzard-ravaged box office. Weekend moviegoing was affected up and down the East Coast by Winter Storm Jonas, which forced theater closures in Washington D.C. and New York, and caused hundreds of theaters to suspend showings. Studio executives said the storm had […]

Tally no: House postpones coming votes, cites snow storm

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has postponed votes this coming week — including one on overriding President Barack Obama’s health care veto — because of the snowstorm that has socked in the nation’s capital. Senators aren’t scheduled to return to work until Tuesday, and there’s been no announcement about a change. The House already was […]
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Tally no: House postpones coming votes, cites snow storm

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has postponed votes this coming week — including one on overriding President Barack Obama’s health care veto — because of the snowstorm that has socked in the nation’s capital. Senators aren’t scheduled to return to work until Tuesday, and there’s been no announcement about a change. The House already was […]
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Tally no: House postpones coming votes, cites snow storm

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has postponed votes this coming week — including one on overriding President Barack Obama’s health care veto — because of the snowstorm that has socked in the nation’s capital. Senators aren’t scheduled to return to work until Tuesday, and there’s been no announcement about a change. The House already was […]

Patriots vs. Broncos: Who Has the Edge?

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:24
On Sunday, with a trip to Super Bowl 50 at stake, the defenses could be the key to victory.









AP PHOTOS: Cleanup begins after huge East Coast snowstorm

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:21

From West Virginia to southern Maine, millions of people are digging out following a massive storm that dumped up to 3 feet of snow in the Washington D.C. region, halted most travel in New York City and flooded some coastal areas in New Jersey. New York and Baltimore began lifting travel restrictions and hearty souls […]
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