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Police: Vehicle fleeing officers hits another, killing 2

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 15:01

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a vehicle fleeing police in suburban Atlanta collided with another vehicle, killing two occupants. Gwinnett County Police spokesman Cpl. Deon Washington said in a statement early Friday morning that the incident started as a pursuit by Johns Creek police that crossed into Gwinnett County. Washington says the fleeing […]

Gay veteran kicked out of Army receives honorable discharge

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:59

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An 82-year-old Ohio veteran is receiving an honorable discharge a half century after the Army kicked him out for being gay. Donald Hallman of Columbus requested a reversal of his 1955 “undesirably” discharged status after President Barack Obama repealed the military’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” rule in 2010. Hallman is scheduled […]
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Gay veteran kicked out of Army receives honorable discharge

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:59

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An 82-year-old Ohio veteran is receiving an honorable discharge a half century after the Army kicked him out for being gay. Donald Hallman of Columbus requested a reversal of his 1955 “undesirably” discharged status after President Barack Obama repealed the military’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” rule in 2010. Hallman is scheduled […]
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Gay veteran kicked out of Army receives honorable discharge

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:59

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An 82-year-old Ohio veteran is receiving an honorable discharge a half century after the Army kicked him out for being gay. Donald Hallman of Columbus requested a reversal of his 1955 “undesirably” discharged status after President Barack Obama repealed the military’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” rule in 2010. Hallman is scheduled […]

Meeting draws hundreds frustrated by RVs, property theft in Seattle

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:57

A community meeting drew several hundred people. Drug and property crimes associated with homelessness took center stage.
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Meeting draws hundreds frustrated by RVs, property theft in Seattle

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:57

A community meeting drew several hundred people. Drug and property crimes associated with homelessness took center stage.
Categories: Sports Center

Meeting draws hundreds frustrated by RVs, property theft in Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:57

A community meeting drew several hundred people. Drug and property crimes associated with homelessness took center stage.

UW’s Noah Dickerson on 86-84 win at UCLA

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:55

Dickerson scored a team-high 15 points and had eight rebounds. On Huskies' resiliency, he said: 'We have a team with a lot of heart.'
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UW’s Noah Dickerson on 86-84 win at UCLA

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:55

Dickerson scored a team-high 15 points and had eight rebounds. On Huskies' resiliency, he said: 'We have a team with a lot of heart.'
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UW’s Noah Dickerson on 86-84 win at UCLA

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:55

Dickerson scored a team-high 15 points and had eight rebounds. On Huskies' resiliency, he said: 'We have a team with a lot of heart.'

Dad-daughter phone fight: Craziest crimes of the week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:55

An uncomfortable-sounding smuggling attempt and a really bad singer also make this week's list.

       

GOP rivals mock Trump, try to make the most of his absence

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:47

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, answers a question as Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., looks on during a Republican presidential primary debate, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Absent Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidates strained to take advantage of a rare opportunity to step out of the front-runner's shadow in Thursday night's debate — a staid, policy-heavy contest that offered a glimpse of what the GOP contest might have been without the unpredictable businessman.


VIDEO: 'The elephant NOT in the room'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:44
US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has boycotted a major televised debate for Republican contenders.
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Rare look at the world of Jordan royals’ Circassian guards

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:41

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Circassian guards, who have served Jordan’s kings since the founding of the monarchy, still adhere to their ancient traditions, such as donning an incongruous cold weather uniform of black wool hats, red capes and leather boots in this desert climate. The Associated Press was recently granted a rare, behind-the-scenes look at […]
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Rare look at the world of Jordan royals’ Circassian guards

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:41

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Circassian guards, who have served Jordan’s kings since the founding of the monarchy, still adhere to their ancient traditions, such as donning an incongruous cold weather uniform of black wool hats, red capes and leather boots in this desert climate. The Associated Press was recently granted a rare, behind-the-scenes look at […]
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Rare look at the world of Jordan royals’ Circassian guards

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:41

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Circassian guards, who have served Jordan’s kings since the founding of the monarchy, still adhere to their ancient traditions, such as donning an incongruous cold weather uniform of black wool hats, red capes and leather boots in this desert climate. The Associated Press was recently granted a rare, behind-the-scenes look at […]

Eliot Spitzer wrote a big check to boost Martin O'Malley

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:31

Former New York governor donated $50,000 to a pro-O'Malley super PAC last year.

       

Mizzou professor who called for 'muscle' cuts deal

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:29

A University of Missouri professor who was charged earlier this week with misdemeanor assault for calling for "some muscle" to help her ejec...

       

Who Won the Republican Debate? Critics Call Ted Cruz Flat but Jeb Bush Better

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:29
Commentators across the country assessed the Republicans who attended Thursday’s debate in Des Moines and the one who didn’t: Donald J. Trump.









Planned Parenthood in Louisville halts abortions

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:29

But in a letter Friday, Planned Parenthood said the organization had the state's approval when it began offering abortion services at the fa...