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 2016-02-13 18:59 

UPI

Baton Rouge police: Officers 'lucky to be alive' after shootout... +

Daniel UriaBATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Two Baton Rouge, La., police officers were taken to a local hospital to be treated for gunshot wounds after a shootout on Saturday morning....

 2016-02-13 18:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

Rescue efforts end in Taiwan... +

The death toll from an earthquake building collapse in southern Taiwan reaches 114 as officials announce an end to the week-long rescue effort. Rough Cut - Subtitled (no reporter narration)....

 2016-02-13 18:54 

AP

[ US News ]

Reality tempers optimism in coal country after court ruling... +

MADISON, W.Va. AP -- The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a commodity that is hard to come by in coal country: hope.....

 2016-02-13 18:54 

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

Reality tempers optimism in coal country after court ruling... +

MADISON, W.Va. (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a commodity that is hard to come by in coal country: hope.......

 2016-02-13 18:51 

AP

[ Top International ]

The Latest: Pope delivers homily at Basilica of the Virgin... +

MEXICO CITY AP -- The latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico all times local :....

 2016-02-13 18:45 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Multiple fatalities reported in big I-78 pileup... +

FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. (AP) Multiple fatalities have been reported in a pileup police say involves more than 50 vehicles on Interstate 78 in central Pennsylvania. The crash happened about 9:45 a.m. Saturday in the eastbound lanes of the interstate in Bethel...

 2016-02-13 18:43 

UPI

Federal investigation to review rubber turf for possible cancer link... +

Marilyn MalaraSACRAMENTO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The Obama administration has approved a federal study surrounding potential health risks presented by synthetic playing fields, especially turf....

 2016-02-13 18:43 

AP

[ Big Story ]

2 people walking across Golden Gate Bridge hit by blow darts... +

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Authorities say two pedestrians were hit by blow darts while walking across the Golden Gate Bridge. The California Highway Patrol says an officer patrolling the bridge on bicycle was flagged down Friday by a man who had been hit in the...

 2016-02-13 18:37 

AP

[ US News ]

Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death... +

Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in West Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. He was 79. Reaction to his death follows:....

 2016-02-13 18:32 

Reuters

[ World ]

Afghan Taliban use captured Humvees in suicide attack... +

Taliban insurgents in captured military Humvee vehicles launched suicide attacks in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Saturday, killing several members of the security forces in the district center of Sangin, a senior official said....

 2016-02-13 18:31 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Greek PM says differences between lenders delaying bailout review: paper... +

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday that differences between the country's international lenders over its pension reform plans are delaying the first review of its latest financial bailout....

 2016-02-13 18:30 

Reuters Africa

Afghan Taliban use captured Humvees in suicide attack... +

LASHKAR GAH (Reuters) - Taliban insurgents in captured military Humvee vehicles launched suicide attacks in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Saturday, killing several members of the security...

 2016-02-13 18:30 

AP

[ US News ]

Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death... +

Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in West Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. He was 79. Reaction to his death follows:....

 2016-02-13 18:30 

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death... +

Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in West Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. He was 79. Reaction to his death follows:......

 2016-02-13 18:24 

AP

[ US News ]

Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79... +

WASHINGTON AP -- Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.....

 2016-02-13 18:19 

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

In victory or dissent, Scalia was a man of strong opinions... +

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not.......

 2016-02-13 18:19 

AP

[ US News ]

In victory or dissent, Scalia was a man of strong opinions... +

WASHINGTON AP -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not.....

 2016-02-13 18:18 

AP

[ US News ]

Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death... +

Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died at a private residence in the Big Bend of Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. Reaction to his death follows:....

 2016-02-13 18:17 

Reuters Canada

Afghan Taliban use captured Humvees in suicide attack... +

LASHKAR GAH (Reuters) - Taliban insurgents in captured military Humvee vehicles launched suicide attacks in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Saturday, killing several members of the security...

 2016-02-13 18:16 

AP

[ Top International ]

Pope gives tough love to Mexico's political, church elite... +

MEXICO CITY AP -- Pope Francis issued a tough-love message to Mexico's political and church elites Saturday, telling them they have a duty to provide their people with security, justice and courageous pastoral care to confront the drug-inspired violence a...

 2016-02-13 18:15 

Reuters

[ US ]

State officials blocked Flint Legionnaires' probe: CNN... +

Michigan authorities blocked county health officials from investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that may have been linked to the water crisis in the impoverished city of Flint, a county health supervisor told CNN on Saturday....

 2016-02-13 18:14 

AP

[ Big Story ]

5.1 and 3.9 magnitude earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma... +

FAIRVIEW, Okla. (AP) The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 5.1 magnitude earthquake in northwest Oklahoma that was reportedly felt across Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska, Texas, Arkansas and Iowa. Fairview police and the Major County Sheriff's ...

 2016-02-13 18:10 

Reuters

[ World ]

Irish government parties' support falls two weeks from election: poll... +

Support for the two parties that make up Ireland's coalition government fell by a combined five percentage points in a poll published on Saturday, in the latest sign a general election in two week's time may produce an inconclusive outcome....

 2016-02-13 18:08 

AP

[ US News ]

Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79... +

WASHINGTON AP -- Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, died Saturday. He was 79.....

 2016-02-13 18:07 

Reuters

Greek PM says differences between lenders delaying bailout review -paper... +
 2016-02-13 18:06 

Reuters Africa

Irish government parties' support falls two weeks from election - poll... +

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Support for the two parties that make up Ireland's coalition government fell by a combined five percentage points in a poll published on Saturday, in the latest sign a general election...

 2016-02-13 18:05 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Brazil troops battle Zika mosquitoes... +

SAO PAULO (AP) More than 200,000 army, navy and air force troops are fanning out across Brazil to show people how to eliminate the Aedes aegypti mosquito that spreads the Zika virus, which many health officials believe is linked to severe birth defects. ...

 2016-02-13 18:04 

Reuters Africa

Paris Pinacotheque museum closes as visitor numbers drop post attacks... +

PARIS (Reuters) - The Paris Pinacotheque, one of France's rare privately owned art museums, will close on Monday as visitor numbers have plunged following the November shootings in Paris. The Pinacotheque,...

 2016-02-13 18:03 

UPI

New York officials: It's 'too cold' for Ice Festival... +

Daniel UriaNEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Officials in New York City cited cold weather for the cancellation of the annual Central Park Ice Festival....

 2016-02-13 18:03 

UPI

Michael B. Jordan, Emily Blunt, Daisy Ridley to be Oscar presenters... +

Karen ButlerBEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Michael B. Jordan, Daisy Ridley and Emily Blunt are confirmed as presenters for the Feb. 28 Oscars telecast in Los Angeles....

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