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Man exaggerated impairment, scammed government of $1.5M

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:17

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Navy veteran scammed federal agencies out of more than $1.5 million by exaggerating his multiple sclerosis, claiming he needed a wheelchair to get around when he was actually playing golf and baseball. A jury found Dennis Paulsen guilty Monday. U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles says it’s one of the […]

The Latest: 18 confirmed cases of Zika in Puerto Rico

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:16

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on the fight against the Zika virus that health officials suspect is linked to a wave of birth defects in Brazil. (All times local): 3:00 p.m. The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is reporting a jump in the number of mosquito-borne Zika virus cases. Health Secretary Ana Rius […]
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The Latest: 18 confirmed cases of Zika in Puerto Rico

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:16

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on the fight against the Zika virus that health officials suspect is linked to a wave of birth defects in Brazil. (All times local): 3:00 p.m. The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is reporting a jump in the number of mosquito-borne Zika virus cases. Health Secretary Ana Rius […]
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The Latest: 18 confirmed cases of Zika in Puerto Rico

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:16

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on the fight against the Zika virus that health officials suspect is linked to a wave of birth defects in Brazil. (All times local): 3:00 p.m. The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is reporting a jump in the number of mosquito-borne Zika virus cases. Health Secretary Ana Rius […]

Fugitive heir to enter plea on gun charge in February

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:10

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fugitive New York real estate heir held in Louisiana on a weapons charge will enter a plea next month that will let him return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge. Court filings show U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt set Feb. 3 as the date for Robert Durst’s re-arraignment […]
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Fugitive heir to enter plea on gun charge in February

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:10

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fugitive New York real estate heir held in Louisiana on a weapons charge will enter a plea next month that will let him return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge. Court filings show U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt set Feb. 3 as the date for Robert Durst’s re-arraignment […]
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Fugitive heir to enter plea on gun charge in February

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:10

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fugitive New York real estate heir held in Louisiana on a weapons charge will enter a plea next month that will let him return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge. Court filings show U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt set Feb. 3 as the date for Robert Durst’s re-arraignment […]

Malaysia PM cleared over $681m gift

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:10
Malaysia's top prosecutor clears Prime Minister Najib Razak of corruption claims centring on a $681m (£479m) donation from the Saudi royal family.
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Pope Francis and Iranian President Meet at Vatican

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:04
Francis and Hassan Rouhani stressed “the importance of interreligious dialogue” to achieve solutions to the conflicts in the Middle East.









Appeals court allows bird killings near NYC airports

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:02

The John F. Kennedy International airport is seen in the Queens borough of New YorkBy Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday said government officials may shoot down migratory birds flying near New York City airports to protect aircraft, rejecting claims by an animal rights group that such killings are excessive. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York upheld a federal permit issued to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that allowed bird shootings in emergency situations. The group Friends of Animals challenged a June 2014 permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that empowered the Port Authority to stop any "direct threat to human safety" posed by migratory birds.


Oosthuizen, Grace look to maintain South African domination

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:02

South Africans have won three of the five European Tour events in the 2016 season, and two more of the country’s players seem strong candidates for a victory at the Qatar Masters. Former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen tees up for the first time in 2016 after a seven-week break and will look to continue his […]
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Oosthuizen, Grace look to maintain South African domination

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:02

South Africans have won three of the five European Tour events in the 2016 season, and two more of the country’s players seem strong candidates for a victory at the Qatar Masters. Former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen tees up for the first time in 2016 after a seven-week break and will look to continue his […]
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Oosthuizen, Grace look to maintain South African domination

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:02

South Africans have won three of the five European Tour events in the 2016 season, and two more of the country’s players seem strong candidates for a victory at the Qatar Masters. Former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen tees up for the first time in 2016 after a seven-week break and will look to continue his […]

UK official: IAAF ethics body looking at ’17, ’19 worlds

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:02

LONDON (AP) — Qatar’s bids for the 2017 and 2019 world athletics championships have been referred to the IAAF ethics commission for bribery allegations to be investigated, the head of Britain’s track and field federation said Tuesday. The 2017 championships were awarded to London, which defeated a rival bid from Doha, Qatar. Doha subsequently beat […]
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UK official: IAAF ethics body looking at ’17, ’19 worlds

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:02

LONDON (AP) — Qatar’s bids for the 2017 and 2019 world athletics championships have been referred to the IAAF ethics commission for bribery allegations to be investigated, the head of Britain’s track and field federation said Tuesday. The 2017 championships were awarded to London, which defeated a rival bid from Doha, Qatar. Doha subsequently beat […]
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UK official: IAAF ethics body looking at ’17, ’19 worlds

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 01:02

LONDON (AP) — Qatar’s bids for the 2017 and 2019 world athletics championships have been referred to the IAAF ethics commission for bribery allegations to be investigated, the head of Britain’s track and field federation said Tuesday. The 2017 championships were awarded to London, which defeated a rival bid from Doha, Qatar. Doha subsequently beat […]

Judge tells indicted congressman to rethink campaign focus

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 00:59

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge in Philadelphia has told indicted U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (SHAW’-kah fa-TAH’) to rethink his focus on raising money for re-election instead of his legal defense fund. Fattah’s four criminal lawyers asked the judge Tuesday to quit the case because they aren’t being paid. Fattah says he hopes to find […]
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Judge tells indicted congressman to rethink campaign focus

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 00:59

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge in Philadelphia has told indicted U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (SHAW’-kah fa-TAH’) to rethink his focus on raising money for re-election instead of his legal defense fund. Fattah’s four criminal lawyers asked the judge Tuesday to quit the case because they aren’t being paid. Fattah says he hopes to find […]
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Judge tells indicted congressman to rethink campaign focus

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 00:59

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge in Philadelphia has told indicted U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (SHAW’-kah fa-TAH’) to rethink his focus on raising money for re-election instead of his legal defense fund. Fattah’s four criminal lawyers asked the judge Tuesday to quit the case because they aren’t being paid. Fattah says he hopes to find […]

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 00:52
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending Jan. 24, 2016:
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