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 2016-02-06 17:41 

Reuters

[ World ]

Anti-Islam movement PEGIDA stages protests across Europe... +

Germany's anti-Islam PEGIDA movement staged rallies in several cities across Europe on Saturday to protest against the arrival of hundreds of thousands of migrants from the Middle East and Africa....

 2016-02-06 17:37 

UPI

Marshawn Lynch opens up "Beast Mode" store... +

Alex ButlerOAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Guests frequenting Super Bowl City might want to hustle to the Bay Bridge to get a more "Beastly" experience....

 2016-02-06 17:30 

UPI

Boston Celtics stun Cleveland Cavaliers on Avery Bradley's 3-pointer at buzzer... +

The Sports Xchange CLEVELAND -- The Boston Celtics couldn't hold onto a late lead, and Avery Bradley couldn't hold onto the ball. Ultimately, it didn't matter....

 2016-02-06 17:29 

Reuters Canada

Anti-Islam movement PEGIDA stages protests across Europe... +

DRESDEN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's anti-Islam PEGIDA movement staged rallies in several cities across Europe on Saturday to protest against the arrival of hundreds of thousands of migrants from the...

 2016-02-06 17:26 

UPI

San Antonio Spurs embarrass Mavericks in Dallas... +

The Sports Xchange DALLAS -- The San Antonio Spurs handed the Dallas Mavericks one of their more humiliating home defeats in franchise history with a 116-90 victory Friday....

 2016-02-06 17:24 

UPI

Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo still weighing decision on surgery... +

The Sports Xchange Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo confirmed from Super Bowl 50 that he will wait until early March before deciding whether to have surgery....

 2016-02-06 17:23 

UPI

[ Science ]

New evidence suggests Earth is product of two-planet collision... +

Marilyn MalaraWASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- New evidence suggests Earth is the product of a massive collision that caused two planets to evenly combine into one....

 2016-02-06 17:19 

Reuters

[ World ]

Iraqi PM rejects idea of building security wall around Baghdad... +

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday dismissed plans announced by the military this week to build a concrete wall around Baghdad in a bid to prevent attacks by Islamic State militants....

 2016-02-06 17:12 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Watson named Oxford fellows... +

LONDON (AP) Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson have got new roles: Visiting fellows at Oxford University. The actors are among 11 non-academics to have accepted appointments at Oxford's Lady Margaret Hall. Visiting fellows are normally appointed fo...

 2016-02-06 17:12 

Reuters Canada

Iraqi PM rejects idea of building security wall around Baghdad... +

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday dismissed plans announced by the military this week to build a concrete wall around Baghdad in a bid to prevent attacks by Islamic State...

 2016-02-06 17:09 

Reuters

[ World ]

Stade de France reopens for first time since Paris attacks... +

Under tight security and in the presence of French President Francois Hollande, the Stade de France opened its gates on Saturday for the first time since the stadium was targeted in the deadly attacks which struck Paris in November....

 2016-02-06 17:09 

Reuters

[ World ]

Hundreds more candidates allowed to contest Iran election... +

Iran's powerful election vetting body, the Guardian Council, decided on Saturday to allow hundreds more candidates to take part in a parliamentary election this month, in a move that rekindled the hopes of reformists and moderates....

 2016-02-06 17:06 

Reuters Africa

Stade de France reopens for first time since Paris attacks... +

PARIS (Reuters) - Under tight security and in the presence of French President Francois Hollande, the Stade de France opened its gates on Saturday for the first time since the stadium was targeted in the...

 2016-02-06 17:05 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Debate night: Trump to rejoin rivals, Rubio may feel heat... +

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) An aggrieved Donald Trump returns to the debate stage Saturday night hoping to find his way into the winner's circle in New Hampshire, while a rising Marco Rubio looks to fend off an onslaught of attacks from his rivals...

 2016-02-06 17:04 

Reuters Canada

Stade de France reopens for first time since Paris attacks... +

PARIS (Reuters) - Under tight security and in the presence of French President Francois Hollande, the Stade de France opened its gates on Saturday for the first time since the stadium was targeted in the...

 2016-02-06 17:04 

UPI

Muhammad Ali voices support for Louisville amid team turmoil... +

Alex ButlerLOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- After taking a punch to the gut, Louisville basketball has one of the best fighters ever in its corner....

 2016-02-06 17:01 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Jewish woman stabbed in Arab town in southern Israel... +

JERUSALEM (AP) Police say an attacker stabbed a Jewish woman in a market in an Arab town in southern Israel, seriously wounding her before running away. Spokeswoman Luba Samri said the woman in her 60's was assaulted with a knife in Rahat, a mostly B...

 2016-02-06 17:01 

Reuters Africa

Hundreds more candidates allowed to contest Iran election... +

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's powerful election vetting body, the Guardian Council, decided on Saturday to allow hundreds more candidates to take part in a parliamentary election this month, in a move that...

 2016-02-06 17:00 

Reuters Canada

Hundreds more candidates allowed to contest Iran election... +

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's powerful election vetting body, the Guardian Council, decided on Saturday to allow hundreds more candidates to take part in a parliamentary election this month, in a move that...

 2016-02-06 16:48 

UPI

Paul George hits deep circus shot... +

Alex ButlerINDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Even in a losing effort, Paul George still made an impact with just one shot....

 2016-02-06 16:48 

UPI

Ryan Leaf compares himself to Johnny Manziel... +

Alex ButlerCLEVELAND, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- On a weekend when even non-football fans will be glued to TV's around the world, Johnny Manziel has been the biggest draw....

 2016-02-06 16:45 

UPI

Jameis Winston named Rookie of the Year by fans... +

Alex ButlerTAMPA, Fla., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The fans have spoken swiftly, naming Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston the 2015 Rookie of the Year....

 2016-02-06 16:45 

UPI

Video: Principal announces school closure with Adele parody... +

Daniel UriaPROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The head of a private school in Rhode Island used an Adele parody to announce the school would be closed on Friday....

 2016-02-06 16:39 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Somali official says a bomb blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu... +

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) Somali official says a bomb blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu....

 2016-02-06 16:38 

Reuters Canada

Five killed in Austrian avalanche: police... +

VIENNA (Reuters) - Five people were killed in an avalanche that buried 17 people from the Czech Republic in Austria's skiing region of Tyrol on Saturday, police said.The avalanche, which regional TV station...

 2016-02-06 16:30 

Reuters

[ US ]

Two men missing after apparent mid-air crash off California... +

Rescuers were searching off the Californian coast on Saturday for at least two people missing after an apparent mid-air collision between two small planes, one of which was seen plunging into the sea....

 2016-02-06 16:28 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Egypt arrests 3 for selling stones from Giza Pyramids... +

CAIRO (AP) Egyptian authorities have arrested three people after they appeared in a video selling stones from the 4,500-year-old Giza Pyramids to undercover journalists. The Interior Ministry announced the arrests Saturday, after journalists from dotmsr,...

 2016-02-06 16:27 

UPI

[ Business ]

Twitter suspends 125,000 terrorism-related accounts... +

Marilyn MalaraSAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Twitter said it joined the fight against the Islamic State and similar groups by shutting down 125,000 accounts since last year, the company announced....

 2016-02-06 16:14 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Teenager Riiber secures 1st Nordic combined win... +

OSLO, Norway (AP) Norwegian teenager Jarl Magnus Riiber won his first Nordic combined World Cup on Saturday in front of his home crowd. The 18-year-old's ski jump of 130 meters gave him what proved to be an unassailable lead of 1 minute, 10 seconds t...

 2016-02-06 16:05 

Reuters

[ World ]

South Korea, U.S. prepare for North Korean rocket launch... +

Top South Korean and U.S. military officers are in a rare joint visit along the Demilitarized Zone to prepare for North Koreas planned launch of a satellite which has some governments worried it could actually be a long-range missile test. Diane......

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