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Italians arrest Argentine prelate in swindle scheme

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:49

ROME (AP) — Italian tax police have arrested an Argentine monsignor they say was behind a Ponzi-type scheme swindling people out of 30 million euros ($34 million). Police Capt. Alessandra Faietti says Monsignor Patrizio Benvenuti was under house arrest Wednesday in Genoa. Faietti says the probe began after a former nun who had been Benvenuti’s […]
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Eurozone concerns building again after period of calm

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:48

LONDON (AP) — Slowly but surely, worries over the 19-country eurozone are building again. After being out of investors’ spotlight for months, the single currency zone is facing a range of new concerns — from questions over Greece to the stability of its financial system. That’s evident from developments in recent days, such as the […]
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Eurozone concerns building again after period of calm

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:48

LONDON (AP) — Slowly but surely, worries over the 19-country eurozone are building again. After being out of investors’ spotlight for months, the single currency zone is facing a range of new concerns — from questions over Greece to the stability of its financial system. That’s evident from developments in recent days, such as the […]
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White House wants to cut $100M from Hanford cleanup

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:47

The Obama administration called for a decrease in spending for cleanup of defense sites such as Hanford in fiscal year 2017.
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White House wants to cut $100M from Hanford cleanup

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:47

The Obama administration called for a decrease in spending for cleanup of defense sites such as Hanford in fiscal year 2017.
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Subaru recalling 82,661 Tribeca SUVs because hoods can open

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:25

DETROIT (AP) — Subaru is recalling 82,661 Tribeca SUVs because their hoods can open unexpectedly while driving. The recall involves Tribecas from the 2006-2014 model years. Most were sold in the U.S., but 5,661 were sold in Canada. Subaru says rust or grease buildup can cause the springs in the hood to seize up and […]
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Subaru recalling 82,661 Tribeca SUVs because hoods can open

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:25

DETROIT (AP) — Subaru is recalling 82,661 Tribeca SUVs because their hoods can open unexpectedly while driving. The recall involves Tribecas from the 2006-2014 model years. Most were sold in the U.S., but 5,661 were sold in Canada. Subaru says rust or grease buildup can cause the springs in the hood to seize up and […]
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Portugal lawmakers overturn veto on gay rights, abortion law

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:23

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Left-of-center parties in Portugal’s Parliament have used their majority to overturn presidential vetoes on bills that granted adoption rights to same-sex couples and removed some abortion restrictions. The legal changes give gay couples the same adoption rights as heterosexuals and waive mandatory counselling and payments for women seeking an abortion. Lawmakers […]
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Portugal lawmakers overturn veto on gay rights, abortion law

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:23

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Left-of-center parties in Portugal’s Parliament have used their majority to overturn presidential vetoes on bills that granted adoption rights to same-sex couples and removed some abortion restrictions. The legal changes give gay couples the same adoption rights as heterosexuals and waive mandatory counselling and payments for women seeking an abortion. Lawmakers […]
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US says Russian campaign in Syria helping the Islamic State

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:22

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says Russia’s counterterrorism campaign in Syria is actually helping the Islamic State. Brett McGurk, the Obama administration’s point-man for defeating the group, says a Russian-backed offensive in northern Syria is drawing local fighters away from the battle against the Islamic State, and to the front lines in the war against […]
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US says Russian campaign in Syria helping the Islamic State

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:22

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says Russia’s counterterrorism campaign in Syria is actually helping the Islamic State. Brett McGurk, the Obama administration’s point-man for defeating the group, says a Russian-backed offensive in northern Syria is drawing local fighters away from the battle against the Islamic State, and to the front lines in the war against […]
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Police: Suspect, 3 victims wounded after high school game

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:21

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say four people were shot and wounded outside of a western Michigan high school, including a man suspected of carrying out the attack who was shot by a sheriff’s deputy. Muskegon Heights’ interim police chief, Joseph E. Thomas, Jr., says it doesn’t appear that anyone suffered life-threatening wounds in […]
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Police: Suspect, 3 victims wounded after high school game

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:21

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say four people were shot and wounded outside of a western Michigan high school, including a man suspected of carrying out the attack who was shot by a sheriff’s deputy. Muskegon Heights’ interim police chief, Joseph E. Thomas, Jr., says it doesn’t appear that anyone suffered life-threatening wounds in […]
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Senate committee backs nominee for OPM director after breach

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:20

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee is backing President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management. By voice vote, the Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee has approved the nomination of Beth Cobert to head the agency. She’s now the acting director. Cobert would replace Katherine Archuleta, who resigned in July after […]
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Senate committee backs nominee for OPM director after breach

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:20

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee is backing President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management. By voice vote, the Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee has approved the nomination of Beth Cobert to head the agency. She’s now the acting director. Cobert would replace Katherine Archuleta, who resigned in July after […]
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Eagles band members to honor Glenn Frey at Grammys

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:18

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer and songwriter Jackson Browne will join members of the Eagles in a tribute to the band’s founding member Glenn Frey during Monday’s 58th annual Grammy Awards. Frey died Jan. 18 of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia at the age of 67. Browne will join the Eagles’ […]
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Eagles band members to honor Glenn Frey at Grammys

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:18

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer and songwriter Jackson Browne will join members of the Eagles in a tribute to the band’s founding member Glenn Frey during Monday’s 58th annual Grammy Awards. Frey died Jan. 18 of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia at the age of 67. Browne will join the Eagles’ […]
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Seattle wakes up to a beautiful morning sunrise

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:15

For about 10 minutes, a layer of clouds was illuminated by soft, red light as the sun rose. On social media, Seattleites captured the scene from pretty much every angle.
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Seattle wakes up to a beautiful morning sunrise

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:15

For about 10 minutes, a layer of clouds was illuminated by soft, red light as the sun rose. On social media, Seattleites captured the scene from pretty much every angle.
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Foundation that gives National Book Awards names director

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:15

NEW YORK (AP) — The former publisher of the literary magazine Guernica has been named executive director of the National Book Foundation, which presents the National Book Awards. Lisa Lucas succeeds Harold Augenbraum, who announced last year he was stepping down after heading the foundation since 2004. Her appointment was announced Wednesday by the organization’s […]
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