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Fire destroys Bucks County home

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:27

Fire destroys Bucks County homeFlames were through the roof when firefighters arrived.


Anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman to replace Jackson on $20 bill

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:25

Andrew Jackson will move to the back of the $20 to make room for the abolitionist.

       

Supreme Court gives states leeway on political maps

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:22

Population variances between districts are OK to meet now-defunct racial goals

       

Thousands expected at San Francisco’s 4/20 party

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:22

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to descend on San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park to smoke pot for the annual 4/20 celebration, the unofficial marijuana holiday that some say has its roots in the Bay Area. There will be more police, park rangers, fire and transportation officials on scene this year to […]
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Thousands expected at San Francisco’s 4/20 party

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:22

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to descend on San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park to smoke pot for the annual 4/20 celebration, the unofficial marijuana holiday that some say has its roots in the Bay Area. There will be more police, park rangers, fire and transportation officials on scene this year to […]
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Thousands expected at San Francisco’s 4/20 party

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:22

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to descend on San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park to smoke pot for the annual 4/20 celebration, the unofficial marijuana holiday that some say has its roots in the Bay Area. There will be more police, park rangers, fire and transportation officials on scene this year to […]

Gunmen kill 7 policemen during polio campaign in Karachi

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:21

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A police official says gunmen in two separate attacks have shot and killed seven police officers during a polio campaign in the port city of Karachi. Local police official Mohammad Ijaz says no polio worker was harmed in Wednesday’s two attacks in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province. Provincial Home Minister […]
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Gunmen kill 7 policemen during polio campaign in Karachi

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:21

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A police official says gunmen in two separate attacks have shot and killed seven police officers during a polio campaign in the port city of Karachi. Local police official Mohammad Ijaz says no polio worker was harmed in Wednesday’s two attacks in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province. Provincial Home Minister […]
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Gunmen kill 7 policemen during polio campaign in Karachi

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:21

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A police official says gunmen in two separate attacks have shot and killed seven police officers during a polio campaign in the port city of Karachi. Local police official Mohammad Ijaz says no polio worker was harmed in Wednesday’s two attacks in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province. Provincial Home Minister […]

Thousands gather for informal pot celebration in Denver

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:20

Thousands of people filled a park here Wednesday afternoon for the annual observance of the cannabis holiday 4/20, but it was a smaller crow...

       

House leader wants review of 9/11 bill that would let Americans sue Saudis

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:16
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan did not immediately endorse a Senate bill on Tuesday that would allow Americans to sue the government of Saudi Arabia over the Sept. 11 attacks, saying it should be reviewed to ensure it would not hurt diplomatic relations. With President Barack Obama traveling to Saudi Arabia Tuesday, lawmakers have been discussing the "Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act," which passed the Senate Judiciary Committee in January but has not been scheduled for debate in the full Senate or the House of Representatives.

India says 330 million hit by drought

BBC World News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:15
Some 330 million people in 256 districts are affected by severe drought in India, the government tells the Supreme Court.
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10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:15

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GRIEVING AND DEVASTATED ECUADOR HIT WITH ANOTHER EARTHQUAKE A magnitude-6.1 temblor struck in the early morning hours off the coast of Muisne, just days after a massive 7.8-magnitude quake killed more than 500 people. 2. WHAT RESOUNDING […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:15

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GRIEVING AND DEVASTATED ECUADOR HIT WITH ANOTHER EARTHQUAKE A magnitude-6.1 temblor struck in the early morning hours off the coast of Muisne, just days after a massive 7.8-magnitude quake killed more than 500 people. 2. WHAT RESOUNDING […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:15

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GRIEVING AND DEVASTATED ECUADOR HIT WITH ANOTHER EARTHQUAKE A magnitude-6.1 temblor struck in the early morning hours off the coast of Muisne, just days after a massive 7.8-magnitude quake killed more than 500 people. 2. WHAT RESOUNDING […]

House totally destroyed by flames in Delco

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:13

House destroyed by flames in DelcoA fire left a home in total ruins in Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania early Wednesday morning.


30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl’s traces

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:10

CHERNOBYL NUCLEAR POWER STATION, Ukraine (AP) — Thirty years after the world’s worst nuclear accident, the Chernobyl power plant is surrounded by both desolation and clangorous activity, the sense of a ruined past and a difficult future. The plant is derelict. After the No. 4 reactor exploded in the early-morning hours of April 26, 1986, […]
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30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl’s traces

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:10

CHERNOBYL NUCLEAR POWER STATION, Ukraine (AP) — Thirty years after the world’s worst nuclear accident, the Chernobyl power plant is surrounded by both desolation and clangorous activity, the sense of a ruined past and a difficult future. The plant is derelict. After the No. 4 reactor exploded in the early-morning hours of April 26, 1986, […]
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30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl’s traces

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:10

CHERNOBYL NUCLEAR POWER STATION, Ukraine (AP) — Thirty years after the world’s worst nuclear accident, the Chernobyl power plant is surrounded by both desolation and clangorous activity, the sense of a ruined past and a difficult future. The plant is derelict. After the No. 4 reactor exploded in the early-morning hours of April 26, 1986, […]

China looks to rice cookers to pep up economy

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:07

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government’s latest plan to perk up its slowing economy is based on the humble rice cooker and luxury toilet seats. The development plan issued this week strikes a blow for China’s consumers, calling for better products to help create an economy driven by domestic consumption instead of trade and investment. […]
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