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Firebrand monks a powerful force in Myanmar despite setback

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:11

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dark-skinned and bearded men jump a young woman after she prays at a Buddhist shrine. They push her to the ground and rape her. Then they cut off her ear and slit her throat. A lurid video recently posted online by a firebrand monk in Myanmar purports to re-enact the woman’s death […]
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New 2A conference joins SPSL, Seamount

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:09

Administrators have struck a deal to create a new, 16-school Class 2A conference starting this fall that likely will be called the South Puget Sound League and involve two eight-school divisions within the West Central District.
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New 2A conference joins SPSL, Seamount

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:09

Administrators have struck a deal to create a new, 16-school Class 2A conference starting this fall that likely will be called the South Puget Sound League and involve two eight-school divisions within the West Central District.
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5 dead, hundreds rescued and injured as quake rattles Taiwan

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:03

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday, collapsing a high-rise residential complex and killing at least five people and injuring hundreds. At least 230 people were pulled out from rubble, as rescuers raced against time to find dozens of others unaccounted for. More than 1,200 firefighters and soldiers […]
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5 dead, hundreds rescued and injured as quake rattles Taiwan

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:03

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday, collapsing a high-rise residential complex and killing at least five people and injuring hundreds. At least 230 people were pulled out from rubble, as rescuers raced against time to find dozens of others unaccounted for. More than 1,200 firefighters and soldiers […]
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The week’s passages

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:51

A roundup of notable obituaries from the week ending Feb. 5.
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The week’s passages

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:51

A roundup of notable obituaries from the week ending Feb. 5.
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Seattle photographer shares his passion in ‘The Living Bird’

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:43

Gerrit Vyn traveled North America and beyond, cramming himself into tiny tents and blinds to capture photos of birds for the Mountaineers Books hit title.
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Seattle photographer shares his passion in ‘The Living Bird’

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:43

Gerrit Vyn traveled North America and beyond, cramming himself into tiny tents and blinds to capture photos of birds for the Mountaineers Books hit title.
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APNewsBreak: AP source: Arrieta, Cubs agree at $10.7M

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:36

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with the highest one-year deal for a pitcher with four years of major league service. A person familiar with the negotiations disclosed the agreement on Friday night. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of […]
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APNewsBreak: AP source: Arrieta, Cubs agree at $10.7M

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:36

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with the highest one-year deal for a pitcher with four years of major league service. A person familiar with the negotiations disclosed the agreement on Friday night. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of […]
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Top UN human rights official arrives in Sri Lanka

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:28

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The top U.N. human rights official has arrived in Sri Lanka on a four-day visit aimed at reviewing the measures taken by the island-nation to investigate alleged atrocities committed during the long civil war that left tens of thousands dead. The visit by Zeid Raad al-Hussein follows last year’s resolution […]
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Top UN human rights official arrives in Sri Lanka

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:28

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The top U.N. human rights official has arrived in Sri Lanka on a four-day visit aimed at reviewing the measures taken by the island-nation to investigate alleged atrocities committed during the long civil war that left tens of thousands dead. The visit by Zeid Raad al-Hussein follows last year’s resolution […]
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Roger Goodell wants ejections for two personal-foul penalties

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:16

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is pushing to require the ejection of any player who is flagged for two personal fouls in a game.
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Roger Goodell wants ejections for two personal-foul penalties

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:16

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is pushing to require the ejection of any player who is flagged for two personal fouls in a game.
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Teen driver in crash says she was texting, using Snapchat

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:12

The teen suffered minor injuries and was cited on suspicion of reckless driving.
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Teen driver in crash says she was texting, using Snapchat

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:12

The teen suffered minor injuries and was cited on suspicion of reckless driving.
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt gets some roast with his Hasty Pudding

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:04

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten a little roast along with his pudding. In keeping with tradition, “The Walk” actor was feted and roasted as Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year on Friday. The collegiate theatrical organization says it selected the 34-year-old Gordon-Levitt as its 2016 honoree because he’s a […]
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt gets some roast with his Hasty Pudding

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:04

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten a little roast along with his pudding. In keeping with tradition, “The Walk” actor was feted and roasted as Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year on Friday. The collegiate theatrical organization says it selected the 34-year-old Gordon-Levitt as its 2016 honoree because he’s a […]
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GOP candidates look to N.H. voters for breakout opportunity

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:03

With New Hampshire voters set to cast ballots Tuesday in the nation’s first primary, each debate thrust and parry will be crucial.
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