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Officials search for cause of death for family in explosion

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 19:19

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio mother and two young girls were so badly burned that investigators can’t determine if they suffered any injuries prior to a fatal house explosion and fire. The Summit County Medical Examiner released a preliminary autopsy Wednesday saying investigators are searching for their causes of death. Records show […]
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Officials search for cause of death for family in explosion

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 19:19

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio mother and two young girls were so badly burned that investigators can’t determine if they suffered any injuries prior to a fatal house explosion and fire. The Summit County Medical Examiner released a preliminary autopsy Wednesday saying investigators are searching for their causes of death. Records show […]
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Froome finishes 2nd on 1st stage of Melbourne cycle tour

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 19:18

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Two-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome of England has made a strong start to a new season by finishing second on Thursday’s opening stage of the Herald-Sun cycle tour. Froome crossed the line just behind Sky teammate Peter Kennaugh on the 126-kilometer (78-mile) stage which started and finished at Healesville, […]
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Froome finishes 2nd on 1st stage of Melbourne cycle tour

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 19:18

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Two-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome of England has made a strong start to a new season by finishing second on Thursday’s opening stage of the Herald-Sun cycle tour. Froome crossed the line just behind Sky teammate Peter Kennaugh on the 126-kilometer (78-mile) stage which started and finished at Healesville, […]
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Gulf investors to buy majority stake in Kuwait’s Americana

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:53

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A consortium of Gulf Arab investors has agreed to buy a majority stake in Middle Eastern food firm Kuwait Food Company, which operates regional franchises of KFC, Krispy Kreme and other well-known Western brands. The investor group Adeptio said in a statement posted Thursday on the Kuwait stock exchange […]
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Gulf investors to buy majority stake in Kuwait’s Americana

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:53

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A consortium of Gulf Arab investors has agreed to buy a majority stake in Middle Eastern food firm Kuwait Food Company, which operates regional franchises of KFC, Krispy Kreme and other well-known Western brands. The investor group Adeptio said in a statement posted Thursday on the Kuwait stock exchange […]
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Kentucky tops coverage gains as GOP looks to remake Medicaid

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:47

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As Gov. Matt Bevin prepares to remake Kentucky’s Medicaid program, a new national survey shows what’s at stake: gains in insurance coverage matched only by one other state. Kentucky and Arkansas had the largest drops in the percentage of people without health insurance in the country, according to the Gallup-Healthways survey. […]
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Kentucky tops coverage gains as GOP looks to remake Medicaid

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:47

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As Gov. Matt Bevin prepares to remake Kentucky’s Medicaid program, a new national survey shows what’s at stake: gains in insurance coverage matched only by one other state. Kentucky and Arkansas had the largest drops in the percentage of people without health insurance in the country, according to the Gallup-Healthways survey. […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:44

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. LEADERS SEEK RECORD $9 BILLION IN FUNDS FOR SYRIA They are meeting in London to pledge financial assistance for millions of Syrians displaced by war — and try to slow the chaotic exodus of refugees to Europe. […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:44

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. LEADERS SEEK RECORD $9 BILLION IN FUNDS FOR SYRIA They are meeting in London to pledge financial assistance for millions of Syrians displaced by war — and try to slow the chaotic exodus of refugees to Europe. […]
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The Latest: US pledges $900 million Syria aid

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:37

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on fighting in Syria and Thursday’s Syria aid conference (all times local): 11:05 a.m. The United States will provide almost $900 million to help Syrians trapped by civil war and neighboring countries struggling with the crisis. Secretary of State John Kerry is announcing the contribution Thursday at an international donors […]
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The Latest: US pledges $900 million Syria aid

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:37

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on fighting in Syria and Thursday’s Syria aid conference (all times local): 11:05 a.m. The United States will provide almost $900 million to help Syrians trapped by civil war and neighboring countries struggling with the crisis. Secretary of State John Kerry is announcing the contribution Thursday at an international donors […]
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Western retirees at Thai resort busted for playing bridge

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:20

BANGKOK (AP) — Almost three dozen mostly elderly bridge-playing Westerners have found themselves the surprise targets of a vice crackdown under Thailand’s military government. Police in the resort city of Pattaya — a hive of prostitution and popular vacation spot for gangsters all over the world — said they raided the Wednesday afternoon gathering of […]
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Western retirees at Thai resort busted for playing bridge

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:20

BANGKOK (AP) — Almost three dozen mostly elderly bridge-playing Westerners have found themselves the surprise targets of a vice crackdown under Thailand’s military government. Police in the resort city of Pattaya — a hive of prostitution and popular vacation spot for gangsters all over the world — said they raided the Wednesday afternoon gathering of […]
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More testimony for convicted killer’s alibi in Syed case

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:03

BALTIMORE (AP) — As a convicted murderer seeks a new trial in a case spotlighted by the popular “Serial” podcast, an alibi witness who was never before called to testify in the case has cast doubts about testimony from the case’s former prosecutor, who she says persuaded her not to come forward with information that […]
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More testimony for convicted killer’s alibi in Syed case

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:03

BALTIMORE (AP) — As a convicted murderer seeks a new trial in a case spotlighted by the popular “Serial” podcast, an alibi witness who was never before called to testify in the case has cast doubts about testimony from the case’s former prosecutor, who she says persuaded her not to come forward with information that […]
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Services paralyzed as Greeks strike against pension reforms

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:01

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Services across Greece ground to a halt Thursday as workers joined in a massive general strike that canceled flights, ferries and public transport, shut down schools, courts and pharmacies, and left public hospitals with emergency staff. Well over 20,000 supporters of a Communist party-backed union were marching through central Athens, while […]
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Services paralyzed as Greeks strike against pension reforms

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:01

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Services across Greece ground to a halt Thursday as workers joined in a massive general strike that canceled flights, ferries and public transport, shut down schools, courts and pharmacies, and left public hospitals with emergency staff. Well over 20,000 supporters of a Communist party-backed union were marching through central Athens, while […]
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France dismantles 25 migrant smuggling networks over a year

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 17:53

PARIS (AP) — France’s top security official said investigators have dismantled 25 migrant smuggling networks in the country’s north in the past year. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said about 700 people were involved in the networks in the Calais region, temporary home to about 4,000 migrants camped in squalid conditions on the edge of the […]
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France dismantles 25 migrant smuggling networks over a year

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 17:53

PARIS (AP) — France’s top security official said investigators have dismantled 25 migrant smuggling networks in the country’s north in the past year. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said about 700 people were involved in the networks in the Calais region, temporary home to about 4,000 migrants camped in squalid conditions on the edge of the […]
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