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EU urges Congo authorities to redouble election efforts

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:22

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has urged authorities in Congo to breathe new life into the electoral process so that political chaos doesn’t undermine the chances for free, fair and inclusive polls. EU foreign ministers called Monday on authorities to draw up a new calendar for a vote currently scheduled for November and update […]
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EU urges Congo authorities to redouble election efforts

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:22

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has urged authorities in Congo to breathe new life into the electoral process so that political chaos doesn’t undermine the chances for free, fair and inclusive polls. EU foreign ministers called Monday on authorities to draw up a new calendar for a vote currently scheduled for November and update […]
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Turkey threatens to suspend agreements with EU

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:21

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she told Turkey’s president that Ankara must fulfill all the European Union’s conditions, including revisions to anti-terror laws, to secure visa-free travel for its citizens. Speaking after meeting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Monday, Merkel also expressed concern about a move to strip legislators […]
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Turkey threatens to suspend agreements with EU

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:21

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she told Turkey’s president that Ankara must fulfill all the European Union’s conditions, including revisions to anti-terror laws, to secure visa-free travel for its citizens. Speaking after meeting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Monday, Merkel also expressed concern about a move to strip legislators […]
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Police fatally shoot alleged Florida car burglar

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:20

HALLANDALE, Fla. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a man who was trying to flee from authorities who were investigating reports of car burglaries in the South Florida community of Hallandale Beach, authorities said Monday. Police were called early Sunday after reports of possible car break-ins and a suspicious person looking into cars in […]
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Police fatally shoot alleged Florida car burglar

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:20

HALLANDALE, Fla. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a man who was trying to flee from authorities who were investigating reports of car burglaries in the South Florida community of Hallandale Beach, authorities said Monday. Police were called early Sunday after reports of possible car break-ins and a suspicious person looking into cars in […]
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Woman, girl hospitalized after separate Florida shark attacks

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:10

Officials say an 11-year-old girl and a 50-year-old woman have been taken to hospitals after they were bitten by sharks at separate locations in Florida. Multiple news agencies report the first attack took place Saturday afternoon when the girl was swimming at Huguenot Memorial Park in Jacksonville. Family members tell news outlets that the girl […]
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Woman, girl hospitalized after separate Florida shark attacks

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:10

Officials say an 11-year-old girl and a 50-year-old woman have been taken to hospitals after they were bitten by sharks at separate locations in Florida. Multiple news agencies report the first attack took place Saturday afternoon when the girl was swimming at Huguenot Memorial Park in Jacksonville. Family members tell news outlets that the girl […]
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Israel: Palestinian killed after attempted police stabbing

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:54

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say forces shot dead a Palestinian woman after she tried to stab a police officer at a West Bank checkpoint. Spokeswoman Luba Samri says on Monday the woman approached the checkpoint with a knife. An officer opened fire, killing the woman, who was not immediately identified. The incident was the […]
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Israel: Palestinian killed after attempted police stabbing

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:54

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say forces shot dead a Palestinian woman after she tried to stab a police officer at a West Bank checkpoint. Spokeswoman Luba Samri says on Monday the woman approached the checkpoint with a knife. An officer opened fire, killing the woman, who was not immediately identified. The incident was the […]
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Boeing sells 100 planes worth $11.3B to Vietnam’s VietJet

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:51

NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing Co. is selling 100 aircraft worth about $11.3 billion at list prices to Vietnam’s VietJet as the airline seeks to expand its international and domestic flights. Aircraft in deals of this size are typically sold at a discount to list prices, however. Boeing Co. said Monday that the planes, all […]
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Boeing sells 100 planes worth $11.3B to Vietnam’s VietJet

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:51

NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing Co. is selling 100 aircraft worth about $11.3 billion at list prices to Vietnam’s VietJet as the airline seeks to expand its international and domestic flights. Aircraft in deals of this size are typically sold at a discount to list prices, however. Boeing Co. said Monday that the planes, all […]
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Senator says sex case files show ‘troubling command culture’

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:39

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator is stepping up her criticism of the Pentagon’s campaign to end sexual assaults, alleging in a report to be released Monday that a “troubling command culture” seems to favor closing cases over pursuing justice and leaves victims vulnerable to retaliation. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., examined files from 329 sexual […]
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Senator says sex case files show ‘troubling command culture’

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:39

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator is stepping up her criticism of the Pentagon’s campaign to end sexual assaults, alleging in a report to be released Monday that a “troubling command culture” seems to favor closing cases over pursuing justice and leaves victims vulnerable to retaliation. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., examined files from 329 sexual […]
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Opening statements launch Peterson murder-for-hire trial

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:34

CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Opening statements are to begin in the murder-for-hire trial of Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer accused of plotting to kill the state’s attorney who prosecuted Peterson in his third wife’s death. Attorneys are scheduled to make their opening statements Monday as jury selection wraps up. Sixty-two-year-old Drew Peterson […]
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Opening statements launch Peterson murder-for-hire trial

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:34

CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Opening statements are to begin in the murder-for-hire trial of Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer accused of plotting to kill the state’s attorney who prosecuted Peterson in his third wife’s death. Attorneys are scheduled to make their opening statements Monday as jury selection wraps up. Sixty-two-year-old Drew Peterson […]
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Indiana court to hear woman’s appeal of feticide conviction

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:32

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for an Indiana woman found guilty of killing the premature infant she delivered after ingesting abortion-inducing drugs will ask an appeals court Monday to throw out the convictions that led to her 20-year prison sentence. At issue is Indiana’s feticide statute, which the defense says was “passed to protect pregnant women […]
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Indiana court to hear woman’s appeal of feticide conviction

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:32

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for an Indiana woman found guilty of killing the premature infant she delivered after ingesting abortion-inducing drugs will ask an appeals court Monday to throw out the convictions that led to her 20-year prison sentence. At issue is Indiana’s feticide statute, which the defense says was “passed to protect pregnant women […]
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German nationalist party takes aim at Islam

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:24

BERLIN (AP) — A surging German nationalist party has sharpened its rhetoric against prominent Islamic groups and is suggesting limiting the religious freedom of more than 4 million Muslims in the country. Senior members of Alternative for Germany cut short a meeting Monday with the Central Council of Muslims, accusing the group of failing to […]
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German nationalist party takes aim at Islam

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:24

BERLIN (AP) — A surging German nationalist party has sharpened its rhetoric against prominent Islamic groups and is suggesting limiting the religious freedom of more than 4 million Muslims in the country. Senior members of Alternative for Germany cut short a meeting Monday with the Central Council of Muslims, accusing the group of failing to […]
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