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Health official doubts Zika virus poses major threat to US

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Obama administration health official says he doubts the United States is vulnerable to a widespread outbreak of a virus linked to a wave of birth defects in Brazil. Dr. Anthony Fauci says the Zika (ZEE’-kuh) virus — suspected of being connected to microcephaly — hopefully can be kept at bay […]
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Health official doubts Zika virus poses major threat to US

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Obama administration health official says he doubts the United States is vulnerable to a widespread outbreak of a virus linked to a wave of birth defects in Brazil. Dr. Anthony Fauci says the Zika (ZEE’-kuh) virus — suspected of being connected to microcephaly — hopefully can be kept at bay […]
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Health official doubts Zika virus poses major threat to US

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Obama administration health official says he doubts the United States is vulnerable to a widespread outbreak of a virus linked to a wave of birth defects in Brazil. Dr. Anthony Fauci says the Zika (ZEE’-kuh) virus — suspected of being connected to microcephaly — hopefully can be kept at bay […]

Washington state seeks judgment against food trade group - ConsumerAffairs

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54

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Washington state seeks judgment against food trade group
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VIDEO: Philadelphia shooting victims crash into car, house in Hunting Park

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:49

 Philadelphia shooting victims crash into car, house in Hunting ParkTwo parked cars and a house were heavily damaged by an out-of-control minivan after both men in the vehicle had been shot, police say - and it was all caught on camera.


Patriots fan gets tattoo declaring Super Bowl win

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:48

BOSTON (AP) — A New England Patriots fan was a bit premature when he got a tattoo declaring the team champions of a game they never reached — yet he says he has no regrets. Thirty-one-year-old Burke O’Connell says he strongly believed the Patriots would win the AFC Championship and advance to the Super Bowl. […]
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Patriots fan gets tattoo declaring Super Bowl win

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:48

BOSTON (AP) — A New England Patriots fan was a bit premature when he got a tattoo declaring the team champions of a game they never reached — yet he says he has no regrets. Thirty-one-year-old Burke O’Connell says he strongly believed the Patriots would win the AFC Championship and advance to the Super Bowl. […]
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Patriots fan gets tattoo declaring Super Bowl win

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:48

BOSTON (AP) — A New England Patriots fan was a bit premature when he got a tattoo declaring the team champions of a game they never reached — yet he says he has no regrets. Thirty-one-year-old Burke O’Connell says he strongly believed the Patriots would win the AFC Championship and advance to the Super Bowl. […]

Sex-offender accused of trying to abduct girl at airport

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:38

MIAMI (AP) — A registered sex-offender is accused of trying to kidnap a 3-year-old girl while her family was renting a car at Miami International Airport. The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/1SdmJWK ) reports the family arrived from Argentina on Tuesday and the girl was walking toward a water fountain with her older siblings when they encountered […]
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Sex-offender accused of trying to abduct girl at airport

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:38

MIAMI (AP) — A registered sex-offender is accused of trying to kidnap a 3-year-old girl while her family was renting a car at Miami International Airport. The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/1SdmJWK ) reports the family arrived from Argentina on Tuesday and the girl was walking toward a water fountain with her older siblings when they encountered […]
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Sex-offender accused of trying to abduct girl at airport

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:38

MIAMI (AP) — A registered sex-offender is accused of trying to kidnap a 3-year-old girl while her family was renting a car at Miami International Airport. The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/1SdmJWK ) reports the family arrived from Argentina on Tuesday and the girl was walking toward a water fountain with her older siblings when they encountered […]

Altria misses 4Q profit forecasts

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:37

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Altria Group (MO) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.25 billion. The Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had net income of 64 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 67 cents per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks […]
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Altria misses 4Q profit forecasts

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:37

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Altria Group (MO) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.25 billion. The Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had net income of 64 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 67 cents per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks […]
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Altria misses 4Q profit forecasts

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:37

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Altria Group (MO) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.25 billion. The Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had net income of 64 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 67 cents per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks […]

Day 12 of the Australian Open: Murray vs Raonic semifinal

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:37

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray plays in his sixth Australian Open semifinal in seven years on Friday against Milos Raonic, who is into his first. Based on current form by both players, it should be a good one. The two play a Rod Laver Arena night match to earn the right to take on […]
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Day 12 of the Australian Open: Murray vs Raonic semifinal

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:37

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray plays in his sixth Australian Open semifinal in seven years on Friday against Milos Raonic, who is into his first. Based on current form by both players, it should be a good one. The two play a Rod Laver Arena night match to earn the right to take on […]
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Day 12 of the Australian Open: Murray vs Raonic semifinal

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:37

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray plays in his sixth Australian Open semifinal in seven years on Friday against Milos Raonic, who is into his first. Based on current form by both players, it should be a good one. The two play a Rod Laver Arena night match to earn the right to take on […]

The Latest: Angelique Kerber waits for Steffi Graf’s advice

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:37

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Thursday (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Angelique Kerber knows she faces a daunting task trying to beat 21-time major champion Serena Williams in her first Grand Slam final on Saturday. So she’s reaching out to someone who might be able to help — Steffi […]
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The Latest: Angelique Kerber waits for Steffi Graf’s advice

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:37

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Thursday (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Angelique Kerber knows she faces a daunting task trying to beat 21-time major champion Serena Williams in her first Grand Slam final on Saturday. So she’s reaching out to someone who might be able to help — Steffi […]
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The Latest: Angelique Kerber waits for Steffi Graf’s advice

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:37

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Thursday (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Angelique Kerber knows she faces a daunting task trying to beat 21-time major champion Serena Williams in her first Grand Slam final on Saturday. So she’s reaching out to someone who might be able to help — Steffi […]