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Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:01

1. TRUMP, CLINTON READY FOR ‘HOME GAME’ PRIMARIES The front-runners hope to emerge victorious in New York, contests that offer big delegate hauls and an opportunity for them to inch closer to their parties’ nominations. 2. TALIBAN LAUNCHES ATTACK ON KEY AFGHAN SECURITY AGENCY Armed militants stage a coordinated assault on a government office in […]

PEGIDA leader going on trial in Germany for incitement

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:01

BERLIN (AP) — One of the founders of the German anti-immigration group PEGIDA went on trial Tuesday, charged with incitement over Facebook posts in which he allegedly called foreigners “cattle” and “trash”. Lutz Bachmann’s trial at the district court in the eastern city of Dresden is scheduled to last until May 10. Incitement can carry […]
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PEGIDA leader going on trial in Germany for incitement

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:01

BERLIN (AP) — One of the founders of the German anti-immigration group PEGIDA went on trial Tuesday, charged with incitement over Facebook posts in which he allegedly called foreigners “cattle” and “trash”. Lutz Bachmann’s trial at the district court in the eastern city of Dresden is scheduled to last until May 10. Incitement can carry […]
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PEGIDA leader going on trial in Germany for incitement

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:01

BERLIN (AP) — One of the founders of the German anti-immigration group PEGIDA went on trial Tuesday, charged with incitement over Facebook posts in which he allegedly called foreigners “cattle” and “trash”. Lutz Bachmann’s trial at the district court in the eastern city of Dresden is scheduled to last until May 10. Incitement can carry […]

10 Things to Know for Today

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:59

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan, left, shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, after introducing him during a campaign stop at the First Niagara Center, Monday, April 18, 2016, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)1. TRUMP, CLINTON READY FOR 'HOME GAME' PRIMARIES


Body of missing Fla. priest Rene Robert found in Georgia

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:51

The body of missing priest Father Rene Robert was found Monday afternoon in Burke County, Georgia, Sheriff Shoar said.

       

Fighting in Syria intensifies as opposition digs heels

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:51

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels and activists are reporting intensified fighting in the country’s north and center, while a chief opposition negotiator says the conditions on the ground are not conducive to a political process. The fighting in rural parts of the northern Latakia province, a government stronghold, and in the central Hama and Homs […]
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Fighting in Syria intensifies as opposition digs heels

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:51

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels and activists are reporting intensified fighting in the country’s north and center, while a chief opposition negotiator says the conditions on the ground are not conducive to a political process. The fighting in rural parts of the northern Latakia province, a government stronghold, and in the central Hama and Homs […]
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Fighting in Syria intensifies as opposition digs heels

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:51

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels and activists are reporting intensified fighting in the country’s north and center, while a chief opposition negotiator says the conditions on the ground are not conducive to a political process. The fighting in rural parts of the northern Latakia province, a government stronghold, and in the central Hama and Homs […]

Utah gov. to sign resolution making pornography a 'public health crisis'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:47

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert will sign a resolution declaring pornography a "public health crisis" at the Utah state capitol today.

       

Voting on European Integration: A Long History of Skepticism

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:45
As Britain prepares to decide whether to remain in the European Union, the history of such referendums offers cautionary lessons.

Spain say it won’t reach EU deficit target until 2017

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:42

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government is setting a new budget deficit target of 3.6 percent of GDP for 2016 and says the figure won’t fall below the EU ceiling of 3 percent until 2017, a year later than planned. Spain is readjusting its estimates after registering a deficit of 5 percent last year, instead […]
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Spain say it won’t reach EU deficit target until 2017

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:42

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government is setting a new budget deficit target of 3.6 percent of GDP for 2016 and says the figure won’t fall below the EU ceiling of 3 percent until 2017, a year later than planned. Spain is readjusting its estimates after registering a deficit of 5 percent last year, instead […]
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Spain say it won’t reach EU deficit target until 2017

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:42

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government is setting a new budget deficit target of 3.6 percent of GDP for 2016 and says the figure won’t fall below the EU ceiling of 3 percent until 2017, a year later than planned. Spain is readjusting its estimates after registering a deficit of 5 percent last year, instead […]

Rainbow-colored nooses removed from tree on Tennessee campus

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:41
Police on Monday took down the row of nooses found near the university fine arts building on the main campus in Clarksville, Tennessee, after receiving several complaints, the school said in a statement. "This incident is deeply disturbing and is hurtful to our university community," said university president Alisa White. The noose is a symbol of racial hatred in the United States, where thousands of blacks were lynched in a dozen states including Tennessee between 1877 and 1950, according to a 2015 Equal Justice Initiative report.

Spain say it won't reach EU deficit target until 2017

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:40
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government is setting a new budget deficit target of 3.6 percent of GDP for 2016 and says the figure won't fall below the EU ceiling of 3 percent until 2017, a year later than planned.

New earthquake hits coastal Ecuador

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:28

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Ecuador Tuesday, three days after a larger 7.8-magnitude temblor left more than 500 dead.

       

Residents escape flames in Gloucester Co. house

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:25

Residents escape flames in Gloucester Co. houseA fire damaged a house in Washington Township, New Jersey.


Trump has slip of tongue discussing 9/11 at Buffalo rally

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:22

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump made an unfortunate slip-of-the-tongue while campaigning in Buffalo, New York, at his final campaign rally before Tuesday’s big-prize primary. Trump was about to deliver prepared remarks lauding New York values when he mistakenly mentioned the name of a popular convenience store chain in place of 9/11. He told the […]
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Trump has slip of tongue discussing 9/11 at Buffalo rally

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:22

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump made an unfortunate slip-of-the-tongue while campaigning in Buffalo, New York, at his final campaign rally before Tuesday’s big-prize primary. Trump was about to deliver prepared remarks lauding New York values when he mistakenly mentioned the name of a popular convenience store chain in place of 9/11. He told the […]
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