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Capitals’ Ovechkin to miss NHL All-Star Game with injury

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:40

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin will miss the NHL All-Star Game because of a lingering lower-body injury. Coach Barry Trotz said Ovechkin has been dealing with the injury since mid-November. After Wednesday’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Philadelphia Flyers, Trotz called pulling Ovechkin a “long-term” organizational decision with the Stanley Cup […]

SUV gets stuck in Pennsauken sinkhole

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:38

SUV gets stuck in Pennsauken sinkholeAn SUV got stuck in a sinkhole in Pennsauken, Camden County.


In first, Chinese court to hear same-sex-marriage case

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:37

Although some local officials have tried to signal their disapproval of the lawsuit — two police officers showed up in December to question the two men who are suing — the case has galvanized some gay-rights advocates in China.
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In first, Chinese court to hear same-sex-marriage case

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:37

Although some local officials have tried to signal their disapproval of the lawsuit — two police officers showed up in December to question the two men who are suing — the case has galvanized some gay-rights advocates in China.
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In first, Chinese court to hear same-sex-marriage case

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:37

Although some local officials have tried to signal their disapproval of the lawsuit — two police officers showed up in December to question the two men who are suing — the case has galvanized some gay-rights advocates in China.

Australian accused of planning to pack kangaroo with bomb

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:35

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian prosecutors allege a teenage suspect discussed with a British accomplice ways to pack a kangaroo with explosives before setting it loose on police officers. Sevdet Ramadan Besim was ordered in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Thursday to stand trial on charges of planning an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at […]
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Australian accused of planning to pack kangaroo with bomb

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:35

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian prosecutors allege a teenage suspect discussed with a British accomplice ways to pack a kangaroo with explosives before setting it loose on police officers. Sevdet Ramadan Besim was ordered in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Thursday to stand trial on charges of planning an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at […]
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Australian accused of planning to pack kangaroo with bomb

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:35

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian prosecutors allege a teenage suspect discussed with a British accomplice ways to pack a kangaroo with explosives before setting it loose on police officers. Sevdet Ramadan Besim was ordered in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Thursday to stand trial on charges of planning an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at […]

GE uses jet turbine tech for 'nuclear hot sauce'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:34

Cutting-edge alloys will keep the 2 million Scovilles in check.

       

Reporter's notebook: Syrian migrants settle in Austria

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:29

Catching up with a family that fled war-torn Syria and settled in Austria.

       

Donald Trump’s debate boycott: tantrum or genius?

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:26

Donald Trump’s going to make a difference in Thursday’s Iowa Republican debate even though he’ll be absent. He is boycotting the debate, the last before Iowa Republicans signal their choice for a presidential nominee in precinct caucuses Monday evening.
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Donald Trump’s debate boycott: tantrum or genius?

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:26

Donald Trump’s going to make a difference in Thursday’s Iowa Republican debate even though he’ll be absent. He is boycotting the debate, the last before Iowa Republicans signal their choice for a presidential nominee in precinct caucuses Monday evening.
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Donald Trump’s debate boycott: tantrum or genius?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:26

Donald Trump’s going to make a difference in Thursday’s Iowa Republican debate even though he’ll be absent. He is boycotting the debate, the last before Iowa Republicans signal their choice for a presidential nominee in precinct caucuses Monday evening.

Weekend blizzard ranks 4th worst among Northeast snowstorms

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:23

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Last weekend’s crippling blizzard was the fourth-most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the Na...

       

Analysis of racial polling shows whites more aware of racism

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:20

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, President-elect Barack Obama and his family wave to supporters as they arrive for his election night party at Grant Park in Chicago. More white Americans now share the view, long held by minorities, that racism is a national problem and should be confronted, according to an analysis of recent public opinion polling. W.K. Kellogg Foundation analysis, obtained by The Associated Press, notes that since President Barack Obama's election in 2008, polls have shown an overall decrease in the number of people who believe race relations are "very or fairly good."(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More white Americans now share the view, long held by minorities, that racism is a national problem and should be confronted, according to an analysis of recent public opinion polling.


Russell Wilson first in Pro Bowl draft

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:16

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was selected with the first pick in the Pro Bowl draft on Wednesday.
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Russell Wilson first in Pro Bowl draft

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:16

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was selected with the first pick in the Pro Bowl draft on Wednesday.
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Russell Wilson first in Pro Bowl draft

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:16

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was selected with the first pick in the Pro Bowl draft on Wednesday.

Clinton presses for debate before New Hampshire primary

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:15

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, speaks during a campaign event at Music Man Square, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 in Mason City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)ADEL, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton pressed the Democratic National Committee on Wednesday to add a presidential debate before next month's New Hampshire primary, seeking another high-profile exchange with rival Bernie Sanders as she trails him in the first primary state.


'Invisibles' delves into lives of White House slaves

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:14

Reporter Jesse J. Holland was riding a campaign bus with then-Sen. Barack Obama – and floating on the excitement over the possibility of an ...