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Vietnam's Mekong Delta hit with worst drought in 90 years

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:37

Rising sea levels and construction of dams add to crisis for Vietnam's rice bowl.

       

Quotations in the News

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:37

“Now people that didn’t even know who she was are going to know who she is.” -Oprah Winfrey, on the U.S. Treasury’s announcement that Harriet Tubman, the African-American abolitionist born into slavery, will the new face on the redesigned $20 bill. “I know we’re at the most-difficult stage right now, but it’s just the beginning.” […]
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Quotations in the News

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:37

“Now people that didn’t even know who she was are going to know who she is.” -Oprah Winfrey, on the U.S. Treasury’s announcement that Harriet Tubman, the African-American abolitionist born into slavery, will the new face on the redesigned $20 bill. “I know we’re at the most-difficult stage right now, but it’s just the beginning.” […]
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Quotations in the News

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:37

“Now people that didn’t even know who she was are going to know who she is.” -Oprah Winfrey, on the U.S. Treasury’s announcement that Harriet Tubman, the African-American abolitionist born into slavery, will the new face on the redesigned $20 bill. “I know we’re at the most-difficult stage right now, but it’s just the beginning.” […]

GOP senators express concerns over colleague’s Sept. 11 bill

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:37

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key Senate Republicans are divided over a GOP senator’s bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. In a political twist, Democrats firmly back the legislation even though it puts them at odds with the White House. President Barack Obama is visiting Saudi Arabia […]
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GOP senators express concerns over colleague’s Sept. 11 bill

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:37

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key Senate Republicans are divided over a GOP senator’s bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. In a political twist, Democrats firmly back the legislation even though it puts them at odds with the White House. President Barack Obama is visiting Saudi Arabia […]
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GOP senators express concerns over colleague’s Sept. 11 bill

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:37

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key Senate Republicans are divided over a GOP senator’s bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. In a political twist, Democrats firmly back the legislation even though it puts them at odds with the White House. President Barack Obama is visiting Saudi Arabia […]

Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:35
"Now people that didn't even know who she was are going to know who she is." -Oprah Winfrey, on the U.S. Treasury's announcement that Harriet Tubman, the African-American abolitionist born into slavery, will the new face on the redesigned $20 bill.

Obama, Gulf allies meet in Saudi Arabia to discuss security

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:31

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama is set to meet with top officials from six Arab nations to discuss regional security issues in the Persian Gulf including the fight against the Islamic State militant group. The meetings in Riyadh on Thursday are meant to build on a similar summit convened last year at […]
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Obama, Gulf allies meet in Saudi Arabia to discuss security

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:31

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama is set to meet with top officials from six Arab nations to discuss regional security issues in the Persian Gulf including the fight against the Islamic State militant group. The meetings in Riyadh on Thursday are meant to build on a similar summit convened last year at […]
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Obama, Gulf allies meet in Saudi Arabia to discuss security

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:31

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama is set to meet with top officials from six Arab nations to discuss regional security issues in the Persian Gulf including the fight against the Islamic State militant group. The meetings in Riyadh on Thursday are meant to build on a similar summit convened last year at […]

Mitsubishi Motors office raided

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:30
Japanese officials raid an office of Mitsubishi Motors following the revelation on Wednesday that it had falsified fuel economy data.
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Delegate Math: How Donald Trump Could Win the Nomination Outright

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:30
It’s still not easy, but is now clearly possible, to avoid a contested convention. How it might go.

Ticket snafu leaves Burning Man faces red

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:29

An online 'waiting room' was a flop on a crucial day for Burning Man.

       

1990s WWE wrestling star Chyna dies in Southern California

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:29

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2003 file photo, Joanie Laurer, former pro wrestler known as Chyna, flexes her bicep as she arrives at the 31st annual American Music Awards, in Los Angeles. Chyna, the WWE star who became one of the best known and most popular female professional wrestlers in history in the late 1990s, has died at age 45. Los Angeles County coroner’s Lt. Larry Dietz says Chyna, whose real name is Joan Marie Laurer, was found dead in Redondo Beach on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Chyna, the WWE star who in the 1990s became one of the best-known and most-popular female professional wrestlers in history, has died, authorities said.


Hot-car dad's case jurors' opinions confound court

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:28

Justin Ross Harris is accused of intentionally leaving his son in a hot car in June 2014.

       

Novartis profits dip as generic rival challenges cancer drug

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:20
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceuticals titan Novartis says net income from continued operations fell 13 percent in the first quarter as generic competition cut into sales of Gleevec, one of the first very effective cancer medicines.

Twitter eyeing Japan for revenue from data for businesses

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:20

TOKYO (AP) — Twitter has its eyes on Japan, with its 3.5 million users, to make money from companies eager to use Twitter data to research retail trends, manage inventory and improve customer service. Although tweets are public, the San Francisco-based social media company offers special technological tools to better analyze and take into account […]
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Twitter eyeing Japan for revenue from data for businesses

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:20

TOKYO (AP) — Twitter has its eyes on Japan, with its 3.5 million users, to make money from companies eager to use Twitter data to research retail trends, manage inventory and improve customer service. Although tweets are public, the San Francisco-based social media company offers special technological tools to better analyze and take into account […]
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Twitter eyeing Japan for revenue from data for businesses

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:20

TOKYO (AP) — Twitter has its eyes on Japan, with its 3.5 million users, to make money from companies eager to use Twitter data to research retail trends, manage inventory and improve customer service. Although tweets are public, the San Francisco-based social media company offers special technological tools to better analyze and take into account […]