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The US house hounded by phone trackers

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:29
A couple in Atlanta say they are getting visits from people who have lost their mobile phones.
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GE tops 4Q earnings though industrial revenue slips

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:28

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2011, file photo, a General Electric light bulb glows as it is turned off in Buffalo, N.Y. General Electric Co. reports quarterly financial results, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)General Electric topped Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter and reaffirmed its target for 2016, but shares slipped before the opening bell as the company's industrial revenue declined.


Mumbai travelers log on as Google starts train station Wi-Fi

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:24

An Indian traveler uses a free WiFi service to browse the net at Mumbai Central Train Station in Mumbai, India, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Google Inc. has begun offering free WiFi to Mumbai train passengers in hopes of boosting its role in the Indian market. A poster on the left says 'fast WiFi, for fast news, fast WiFi, for everyone'. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)MUMBAI, India (AP) — Google Inc. has begun offering free Wi-Fi to Mumbai train passengers in hopes of boosting its role in the Indian market.


Gov. Wolf declares State of Emergency for Pennsylvania ahead of snowstorm

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:21

Gov. Wolf declares State of Emergency for Pennsylvania ahead of snowstormGov. Tom Wolf declared a state of emergency for Pennsylvania ahead of this weekend's winter storm.


EU experts meet top Thai official to discuss fishing fix

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:19

FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, migrant workers unload frozen fish from a boat at a fish market in Samut Sakhon Province, west of Bangkok, Thailand. European Union inspectors met Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 with Thailand's government to discuss what the Southeast Asian nation has done to overhaul its fishing industry and avoid an EU ban on imports of Thai seafood. The EU last April issued a "yellow card" warning to Thailand after finding its fishing industry flouted the EU's rules on illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)BANGKOK (AP) — European Union inspectors met Friday with Thailand's government to discuss what the Southeast Asian nation has done to overhaul its fishing industry and avoid an EU ban on imports of Thai seafood.


Syrian government thanks Russia for help capturing key town

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:17

SALMA, Syria (AP) — Pictures of Syrian President Bashar Assad hang on nearly every building in the town of Salma, which government troops captured last week in one of their most significant advances since Russia intervened militarily on their side. The Syrian government offensive has given Assad a stronger hand going into peace talks planned […]
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Syrian government thanks Russia for help capturing key town

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:17

SALMA, Syria (AP) — Pictures of Syrian President Bashar Assad hang on nearly every building in the town of Salma, which government troops captured last week in one of their most significant advances since Russia intervened militarily on their side. The Syrian government offensive has given Assad a stronger hand going into peace talks planned […]
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Syrian government thanks Russia for help capturing key town

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:17

SALMA, Syria (AP) — Pictures of Syrian President Bashar Assad hang on nearly every building in the town of Salma, which government troops captured last week in one of their most significant advances since Russia intervened militarily on their side. The Syrian government offensive has given Assad a stronger hand going into peace talks planned […]

First Look at Shakira's 'Zootopia' Music Video for 'Try Everything'

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:16
Shakira is a superstar Gazelle in Disney's "Zootopia," an animated comedy adventure, set in the modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia, which hits theaters March 4, 2016.
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VIDEO: NZ wedding haka 'represented love'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:15
Emotional video of a traditional Maori haka at a New Zealand wedding is viewed by millions.
Categories: BBC World News

Serena’s midriff, naval ring take center stage at Aust Open

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:15

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams’ latest on-court fashion statement is an attempt to “push the envelope” with a nod to classic tennis style. So says Williams, the No. 1-ranked player who is baring her midriff and naval ring at this year’s Australian Open. Williams designed the bright yellow outfit that features a T-shirt top […]
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Serena’s midriff, naval ring take center stage at Aust Open

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:15

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams’ latest on-court fashion statement is an attempt to “push the envelope” with a nod to classic tennis style. So says Williams, the No. 1-ranked player who is baring her midriff and naval ring at this year’s Australian Open. Williams designed the bright yellow outfit that features a T-shirt top […]
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Serena’s midriff, naval ring take center stage at Aust Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:15

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams’ latest on-court fashion statement is an attempt to “push the envelope” with a nod to classic tennis style. So says Williams, the No. 1-ranked player who is baring her midriff and naval ring at this year’s Australian Open. Williams designed the bright yellow outfit that features a T-shirt top […]

APNewsBreak: UK gov’t ordered embassies to lobby for Coe

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:11

LONDON (AP) — The British government ordered ambassadors around the world to lobby athletics leaders to vote for Sebastian Coe in the IAAF presidential election, aiming to ensure “British interests are protected,” diplomatic messages obtained by The Associated Press reveal. After a “Dip-Tel” — a diplomatic telegram described as “sensitive” — was sent to embassies […]
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APNewsBreak: UK gov’t ordered embassies to lobby for Coe

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:11

LONDON (AP) — The British government ordered ambassadors around the world to lobby athletics leaders to vote for Sebastian Coe in the IAAF presidential election, aiming to ensure “British interests are protected,” diplomatic messages obtained by The Associated Press reveal. After a “Dip-Tel” — a diplomatic telegram described as “sensitive” — was sent to embassies […]
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APNewsBreak: UK gov’t ordered embassies to lobby for Coe

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:11

LONDON (AP) — The British government ordered ambassadors around the world to lobby athletics leaders to vote for Sebastian Coe in the IAAF presidential election, aiming to ensure “British interests are protected,” diplomatic messages obtained by The Associated Press reveal. After a “Dip-Tel” — a diplomatic telegram described as “sensitive” — was sent to embassies […]

Shabab Stage Deadly Attack on Beachfront Restaurant in Mogadishu

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:10
At least 14 civilians were killed and dozens were wounded after the Islamist militants struck the Lido beachfront restaurant in Somalia’s capital.









VIDEO: Relive famous Maori haka moments

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:09
A look at when the Maori haka is performed after a video of one at a wedding in New Zealand went viral.
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Iraqi PM expresses doubts that 3 Americans were kidnapped

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:07

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister has expressed doubts that the three Americans who went missing from a Baghdad neighborhood last week have been kidnapped. Haider al-Abadi says no demands have been made for the three and that they were most likely taken by “criminal gangs.” Al-Abadi spoke on Friday from Davos, Switzerland, where he […]
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Iraqi PM expresses doubts that 3 Americans were kidnapped

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:07

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister has expressed doubts that the three Americans who went missing from a Baghdad neighborhood last week have been kidnapped. Haider al-Abadi says no demands have been made for the three and that they were most likely taken by “criminal gangs.” Al-Abadi spoke on Friday from Davos, Switzerland, where he […]
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