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'Mass graves' detected in Burundi

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:44
A rights group says it has found possible mass graves in Burundi's capital, where security forces are accused of killing scores of people in December.
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The Latest: Cruz ahead of rivals with $19 million in cash

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:43

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign began the year with about $19 million in available cash, likely giving him a financial edge over most of his Republican rivals. […]
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The Latest: Cruz ahead of rivals with $19 million in cash

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:43

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign began the year with about $19 million in available cash, likely giving him a financial edge over most of his Republican rivals. […]
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The Latest: Cruz ahead of rivals with $19 million in cash

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:43

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign began the year with about $19 million in available cash, likely giving him a financial edge over most of his Republican rivals. […]

Mardi Gras season kicks into high gear with parades

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:42

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The ladders where children will sit and catch beads are out. The fences are up to protect lawns and houses. The grandstands are assembled. Mardi Gras season is kicking into high gear in New Orleans with the first of the city’s major parades rolling this weekend down the city’s famed St. […]
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Mardi Gras season kicks into high gear with parades

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:42

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The ladders where children will sit and catch beads are out. The fences are up to protect lawns and houses. The grandstands are assembled. Mardi Gras season is kicking into high gear in New Orleans with the first of the city’s major parades rolling this weekend down the city’s famed St. […]
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Mardi Gras season kicks into high gear with parades

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:42

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The ladders where children will sit and catch beads are out. The fences are up to protect lawns and houses. The grandstands are assembled. Mardi Gras season is kicking into high gear in New Orleans with the first of the city’s major parades rolling this weekend down the city’s famed St. […]

Kremlin Demands Explanation for ‘Outrageous’ U.S. Remarks About Putin

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:35
Moscow reacted to statements by two senior American officials who said that the Russian president had enriched himself through corruption.









Myanmar ends parliament with a party

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:34
Myanmar's politicians see out the end of their parliament - and with it decades of military-only rule - with karaoke and dancing.
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Your Friday Briefing: Donald Trump, Oregon, Flint

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:32
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.









Upper Midwest farmers transitioning to organic can get aid

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:31

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota and Minnesota are helping farmers with the three-year transition from traditional crops to organic production, an effort that the industry’s main trade group says could boost the acreage of organically grown crops in the U.S. if it takes root beyond the upper Midwest. Minnesota started its grant program first, […]
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Upper Midwest farmers transitioning to organic can get aid

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:31

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota and Minnesota are helping farmers with the three-year transition from traditional crops to organic production, an effort that the industry’s main trade group says could boost the acreage of organically grown crops in the U.S. if it takes root beyond the upper Midwest. Minnesota started its grant program first, […]
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Upper Midwest farmers transitioning to organic can get aid

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:31

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota and Minnesota are helping farmers with the three-year transition from traditional crops to organic production, an effort that the industry’s main trade group says could boost the acreage of organically grown crops in the U.S. if it takes root beyond the upper Midwest. Minnesota started its grant program first, […]

Upper Midwest farmers transitioning to organic can get aid

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:30
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota and Minnesota are helping farmers with the three-year transition from traditional crops to organic production, an effort that the industry's main trade group says could boost the acreage of organically grown crops in the U.S. if it takes root beyond the upper Midwest.

Terrorism ruled out in gun arrest at Disneyland Paris

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:28

PARIS (AP) — A French prosecutor says terrorism has been ruled out in the arrest of a man who tried to bring two handguns into a hotel at Disneyland Paris. The Meaux prosecutor Dominique Laurens said Friday that searches of the man’s phone records and various locations turned up no link with terrorism. She said […]
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Terrorism ruled out in gun arrest at Disneyland Paris

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:28

PARIS (AP) — A French prosecutor says terrorism has been ruled out in the arrest of a man who tried to bring two handguns into a hotel at Disneyland Paris. The Meaux prosecutor Dominique Laurens said Friday that searches of the man’s phone records and various locations turned up no link with terrorism. She said […]
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Terrorism ruled out in gun arrest at Disneyland Paris

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:28

PARIS (AP) — A French prosecutor says terrorism has been ruled out in the arrest of a man who tried to bring two handguns into a hotel at Disneyland Paris. The Meaux prosecutor Dominique Laurens said Friday that searches of the man’s phone records and various locations turned up no link with terrorism. She said […]

Israel, Mired in Ideological Battles, Fights on Cultural Fronts

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:26
A “Loyalty in Culture” initiative, included as an amendment to a budget bill, proposes denying state funds to institutions that do not express “loyalty” to the state.









Israel, Mired in Ideological Battles, Fights on Cultural Fronts

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:26
A “Loyalty in Culture” initiative, included as an amendment to a budget bill, proposes denying state funds to institutions that do not express “loyalty” to the state.









UW Huskies lineman Dane Crane announces retirement, citing injuries

WA Huskies - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:26

Also, contract extensions for UW assistant coaches expected to be finalized Monday.
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