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Scandal-hit VW brand sees sales drop in German market

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:00
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen AG saw sales fall in its home market as it struggles to overcome a scandal over cars that cheated on diesel emissions tests.

When It Comes to a Veil, Brides Can Take It or Leave It

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:00
The decision can reflect faith, family pressures, feminist principles and fashion.

Inquiries Cloud de Blasio’s Bid to Come Off as Strong Manager Before ’17 Race

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:00
Even as Mayor Bill de Blasio works to portray himself as an effective municipal steward ahead of the election, four investigations have put his ability and style under scrutiny.

Critic's Notebook: A Capstone, Not an End, to James Levine’s Career

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:00
Mr. Levine, in stepping aside as the Metropolitan Opera’s music director and taking the title of music director emeritus, still has much to contribute.









Modern Love: It’s Been a Long Time Coming

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:00
When a gay son brings his boyfriend home to meet his parents, it leads to a misunderstanding that lasts for decades.

Saudi confirms ‘genuine’ $681M donation to Malaysian PM

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:58

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says $681 million banked into the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s bank accounts was a “genuine donation.” Najib’s office said Friday that the confirmation by Adel Al-Jubeir vindicates Najib against allegations that the money was siphoned from heavily indebted state investment fund 1MDB. Al-Jubeir says Saudi […]
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Saudi confirms ‘genuine’ $681M donation to Malaysian PM

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:58

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says $681 million banked into the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s bank accounts was a “genuine donation.” Najib’s office said Friday that the confirmation by Adel Al-Jubeir vindicates Najib against allegations that the money was siphoned from heavily indebted state investment fund 1MDB. Al-Jubeir says Saudi […]
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Saudi confirms ‘genuine’ $681M donation to Malaysian PM

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:58

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says $681 million banked into the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s bank accounts was a “genuine donation.” Najib’s office said Friday that the confirmation by Adel Al-Jubeir vindicates Najib against allegations that the money was siphoned from heavily indebted state investment fund 1MDB. Al-Jubeir says Saudi […]

Albania to probe failed privatization of power utility

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:53
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's Parliament launched an investigation of the botched sale of its power corporation, which reportedly cost the state 414 million euros.

Bird strike causes plane to make emergency landing

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:46

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say a plane flying from New York to Tennessee made an emergency landing in West Virginia after striking a bird. News outlets report the 57 passengers onboard the Delta flight had an unexpected layover Thursday at Charleston’s Yeager Airport. The aircraft was headed to Nashville, Tennessee, from New York’s LaGuardia […]
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Bird strike causes plane to make emergency landing

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:46

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say a plane flying from New York to Tennessee made an emergency landing in West Virginia after striking a bird. News outlets report the 57 passengers onboard the Delta flight had an unexpected layover Thursday at Charleston’s Yeager Airport. The aircraft was headed to Nashville, Tennessee, from New York’s LaGuardia […]
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Bird strike causes plane to make emergency landing

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:46

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say a plane flying from New York to Tennessee made an emergency landing in West Virginia after striking a bird. News outlets report the 57 passengers onboard the Delta flight had an unexpected layover Thursday at Charleston’s Yeager Airport. The aircraft was headed to Nashville, Tennessee, from New York’s LaGuardia […]

Bird strike causes plane to make emergency landing

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:44
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say a plane flying from New York to Tennessee made an emergency landing in West Virginia after striking a bird.

Grandmother sought in toddler's scalding death in custody

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:43

Wanted grandmother Patricia Annette Flores is now in police custody in Frio County, about 350 miles away from her Haltom City home.

       

Attorneys seek permission to film hearing in slain teen case

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:42

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A judge is considering whether to allow defense attorneys to film a preliminary hearing for a former Virginia Tech student charged with plotting a teenager’s slaying. Natalie Keepers is charged with helping plan the killing of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell and with illegally disposing of her body. Another former Virginia Tech student, […]
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Attorneys seek permission to film hearing in slain teen case

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:42

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A judge is considering whether to allow defense attorneys to film a preliminary hearing for a former Virginia Tech student charged with plotting a teenager’s slaying. Natalie Keepers is charged with helping plan the killing of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell and with illegally disposing of her body. Another former Virginia Tech student, […]
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Attorneys seek permission to film hearing in slain teen case

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:42

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A judge is considering whether to allow defense attorneys to film a preliminary hearing for a former Virginia Tech student charged with plotting a teenager’s slaying. Natalie Keepers is charged with helping plan the killing of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell and with illegally disposing of her body. Another former Virginia Tech student, […]

Attorneys seek permission to film hearing in slain teen case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:40
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A judge is considering whether to allow defense attorneys to film a preliminary hearing for a former Virginia Tech student charged with plotting a teenager's slaying.

British royal couple trek to Bhutan’s cliff-side monastery

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:38

GAUHATI, India (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge trekked through blue pine forests to visit a famed Buddhist monastery in Bhutan on Friday during their weeklong tour of South Asia. Taktsang Monastery, also known as Tiger’s Nest, clings to the side of a cliff. Once Prince William and his wife, the former Kate […]
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British royal couple trek to Bhutan’s cliff-side monastery

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:38

GAUHATI, India (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge trekked through blue pine forests to visit a famed Buddhist monastery in Bhutan on Friday during their weeklong tour of South Asia. Taktsang Monastery, also known as Tiger’s Nest, clings to the side of a cliff. Once Prince William and his wife, the former Kate […]
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