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AccuWeather Alert: Blizzard Warnings issued for NYC, NJ and Long Island until Sunday

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:37

 Blizzard Warnings issued for NYC, NJ and Long Island until SundayBlizzard and winter storm warnings have been issued across the Tri-State area as a major winter storm threatens to dump up to a foot of snow on parts of the region this weekend.


In Word and Deed, Christie’s Ambitions Shrink at Home Amid White House Bid

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:31
As Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey continues to pursue his long-shot campaign for the presidency, he has nearly vanished from the State Capitol and has scaled back his legislative goals.









Man shot dead at point blank range in West Oak Lane

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:30

Man shot dead at point blank range in West Oak LanePolice say a man in his 20s was shot and killed at point blank range in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane neighborhood.


Ruling communists in Laos promote VP as country’s new leader

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:26

BANGKOK (AP) — The ruling communist party of Laos has chosen a new leader, putting Bounnhang Vorachit in charge of the single-party country as it takes its turn as the chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The Lao state news agency KPL reported that the 10th Congress of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party […]
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Ruling communists in Laos promote VP as country’s new leader

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:26

BANGKOK (AP) — The ruling communist party of Laos has chosen a new leader, putting Bounnhang Vorachit in charge of the single-party country as it takes its turn as the chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The Lao state news agency KPL reported that the 10th Congress of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party […]
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Ruling communists in Laos promote VP as country’s new leader

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:26

BANGKOK (AP) — The ruling communist party of Laos has chosen a new leader, putting Bounnhang Vorachit in charge of the single-party country as it takes its turn as the chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The Lao state news agency KPL reported that the 10th Congress of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party […]

Airline pilot charged with flying under influence of alcohol

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:23

Airline pilot charged with flying under influence of alcoholA former Alaska Airlines captain was charged with piloting an airliner while under the influence of alcohol.


Thundersnow hit the U.S. Here's what that means

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:22

Thunder + snow = thundersnow.

       

At mostly male Davos, there's much talk of women

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:22

“Men have a unique opportunity in this as we still make up 80% of the executive ranks and even more than that at the CEO level,” said Julio ...

       

Portugal to pick a new president but govt calls the shots

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:22

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A record 10 candidates are running for president of Portugal on Sunday, but voters don’t appear to share their enthusiasm for a job that holds no executive power in Western Europe’s poorest country. An unmemorable election campaign and an apparent runaway favorite have combined to bore the electorate. “Turnout will undoubtedly […]
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Portugal to pick a new president but govt calls the shots

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:22

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A record 10 candidates are running for president of Portugal on Sunday, but voters don’t appear to share their enthusiasm for a job that holds no executive power in Western Europe’s poorest country. An unmemorable election campaign and an apparent runaway favorite have combined to bore the electorate. “Turnout will undoubtedly […]
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Portugal to pick a new president but govt calls the shots

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:22

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A record 10 candidates are running for president of Portugal on Sunday, but voters don’t appear to share their enthusiasm for a job that holds no executive power in Western Europe’s poorest country. An unmemorable election campaign and an apparent runaway favorite have combined to bore the electorate. “Turnout will undoubtedly […]

The Latest: State of emergency in Pennsylvania ahead of snow

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:21

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the heavy snowfall expected to hit the Washington area and the Northeast. (all times local) 7:45 a.m. While some residents and businesses worry about the effect of a large storm making its way across the U.S., at least one industry is loving all the snow: ski resorts. Many resorts […]
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The Latest: State of emergency in Pennsylvania ahead of snow

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:21

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the heavy snowfall expected to hit the Washington area and the Northeast. (all times local) 7:45 a.m. While some residents and businesses worry about the effect of a large storm making its way across the U.S., at least one industry is loving all the snow: ski resorts. Many resorts […]
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The Latest: State of emergency in Pennsylvania ahead of snow

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:21

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the heavy snowfall expected to hit the Washington area and the Northeast. (all times local) 7:45 a.m. While some residents and businesses worry about the effect of a large storm making its way across the U.S., at least one industry is loving all the snow: ski resorts. Many resorts […]

Tapeworm found inside man who loves raw beef

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:18

He lost up to 22 lbs. in three days.

       

45 migrants drown as 2 smuggling boats sink off Greece

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:15

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — At least 45 people, including 17 children, drowned Friday in the Aegean Sea as two smuggling boats sunk off different ...

       

Iraqi PM wants Turkey to pull out troops

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:15

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister is appealing to Turkey to pull its troops out of Iraqi territory and help better fight the Islamic State group, as both grapple with ways to thwart the extremist group that he insists is losing ground. Haider al-Abadi spoke to The Associated Press after participating in a World […]
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Iraqi PM wants Turkey to pull out troops

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:15

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister is appealing to Turkey to pull its troops out of Iraqi territory and help better fight the Islamic State group, as both grapple with ways to thwart the extremist group that he insists is losing ground. Haider al-Abadi spoke to The Associated Press after participating in a World […]
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Iraqi PM wants Turkey to pull out troops

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:15

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister is appealing to Turkey to pull its troops out of Iraqi territory and help better fight the Islamic State group, as both grapple with ways to thwart the extremist group that he insists is losing ground. Haider al-Abadi spoke to The Associated Press after participating in a World […]