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Afghan official: Suicide attack kills 3 border policemen

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 20:19

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says three border policemen have been killed and three others were wounded in a suicide attack near an important border crossing in southern Afghanistan. Zia Durrani, the police spokesman for Kandahar province, says the attack took place when five suicide bombers stormed the border police headquarters at Spin […]
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Afghan official: Suicide attack kills 3 border policemen

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 20:19

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says three border policemen have been killed and three others were wounded in a suicide attack near an important border crossing in southern Afghanistan. Zia Durrani, the police spokesman for Kandahar province, says the attack took place when five suicide bombers stormed the border police headquarters at Spin […]

Assault charge filed against Mizzou professor who called for 'some muscle'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 20:18

Melissa Click had sought to remove a student journalist during a protest in November.

       

VIDEO: Panda suit man pledges 'snow battle'

BBC World News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 20:18
Maryland-based Jeffrey Perez dressed up as a panda imitating the snow-based actions of the Smithsonian Zoo's Tian Tian.
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Iran's president seeks deals in Europe

BBC World News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 20:17
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is seeking major business deals as he arrives in Italy, a week after the lifting of economic sanctions against Tehran.
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SEPTA resumes many services, including limited Regional Rail

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 20:15

SEPTA resumes many services, but some hurdles remainSEPTA has restored much of its service following the Blizzard of 2016, including limited service on its Regional Rail lines.


Wife: Husband secretly divorced me 20 years ago

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 20:09

New York wife Cristina Carta Villa, 59, is filing suit against her "husband."

       

Explorer dies 30 miles short of Antarctic feat

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 20:03

Henry Worsley suffered organ failure 71 days into his epic journey.

       

India nears deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 20:01

French President Francois Hollande, center, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, left, during the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace, in New Delhi, India, Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. Hollande began a three-day visit to India on Sunday that could push a multibillion-dollar deal for combat airplanes and closer cooperation on counterterrorism and clean energy. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)NEW DELHI (AP) — India and France said Monday that they are close to sealing a multibillion euro agreement for New Delhi to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets.


The New Health Care: How to Make Home Birth a Safer Option

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 20:00
Hospitals are better at preventing deaths, and yet parents may have legitimate reasons for not having deliveries there.









First Draft: Boston Globe Endorses Hillary Clinton

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:59
The newspaper calls Mrs. Clinton “someone who can keep what Obama got right, while also fixing his failures, especially on gun control and immigration reform.”









Your Monday Briefing: Carolina Panthers, Denver Broncos, Syria

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:57
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.









SEPTA resumes some services including limited Regional Rail

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:57

SEPTA resumes many services, but some hurdles remainSEPTA has restored some services, including limited service on its Regional Rail lines.


'Swedish Fritzl' on trial for abduction

BBC World News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:55
A doctor dubbed the "Swedish Fritzl" goes on trial accused of drugging and raping a woman and locking her in a self-built bunker for almost a week.
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Six peoople bravely, valiantly mocking the snow

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:50

We are cold, yes, but we are not alone.

       

Obama Calls Republican Vision ‘Unrecognizable’ in 2016 Race

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:45
The president told Politico that politics were “meaner” than in 2008, and discussed the Democratic contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.









Perfect conditions for 'snow-swimming'

BBC World News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:29
US storm prompts trend for 'snow-swimming'
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Shaq shows up for epic basketball game with kids

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:27

Shaq shows up for epic basketball game with kids and cops

       

As Washington state decides on stronger toxics law, residents are breathing flame retardants - Environmental Health News

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:26

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As Washington state decides on stronger toxics law, residents are breathing flame retardants
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A new generation of chemicals added to furniture, building insulation and baby products like car seats to slow the spread of flames are escaping into air at higher levels than previously thought, according to a new study out of Washington state. The ...

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Saudi Aramco chairman defends oil giant's possible IPO move

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:21

FILE - In this June 23, 2008 file photo, an oil worker is seen at the Khurais oil facility in an area where operations are being expanded, about 60 miles southeast of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Khalid al-Falih, the chairman of Saudi Arabia's state oil giant says plans for a possible initial public offering are not being driven by a need for cash amid a global slump in oil prices, but instead signal a desire for greater openness to outside investors. Al-Falih spoke on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at an investment conference in Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The chairman of Saudi Arabia's state oil giant said on Monday that plans for a possible initial public offering are not being driven by a need for cash amid a global slump in oil prices, but instead signal a desire for greater openness to outside investors.