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  • Palestinians fire rockets at Israel; Netanyahu threatens war By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    PALESTINIANS FIRE ROCKETS AT ISRAEL; NETANYAHU THREATENS WAR

    JERUSALEM - Gaza militants resumed their intense bombardment of southern Israel on Monday, with some rockets slipping through Israel's...

    Nation
  • German business confidence ticks up but virus impact looms By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    GERMAN BUSINESS CONFIDENCE TICKS UP BUT VIRUS IMPACT LOOMS

    FRANKFURT, Germany - A key indicator of German business optimism unexpectedly ticked up in February despite concerns about how the...

    Economy, Business, Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    SPORTS COURT HOLDS OPENING HEARING IN CYCLIST'S DOPING CASE

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The Court of Arbitration for Sport began a public hearing Monday to allow cyclist André Cardoso challenge a...

    Sport, Sports
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    UN: LIBYA'S WARRING SIDES AGREE TO LASTING CEASE-FIRE DEAL

    GENEVA - The U.N. mission in Libya said Monday that the country's warring sides had agreed to turn a shaky cease-fire into a lasting...

    Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    KIDS UNDER 12 BANNED FROM HEADING SOCCER BALLS IN PRACTICE

    LONDON - Children up to the age of 12 will be banned from heading a soccer ball in practice sessions in England, Northern Ireland and...

    Soccer, Health, Sports
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    GREEK ISLAND PROTESTERS VOW TO STOP NEW MIGRANT CAMPS

    LESBOS, Greece - Protest groups on three eastern Greek islands have begun setting up blockades aimed at stopping the government from...

    Nation
  • Protests, prayers in Indian capital ahead of Trump's visit By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    PROTESTS, PRAYERS IN INDIAN CAPITAL AHEAD OF TRUMP'S VISIT

    NEW DELHI - As President Donald Trump was being feted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the west Indian city of Ahmedabad on...

    U.S., Donald Trump, Nation, Nation & World
  • Auschwitz Museum upset at scene in Amazon series “Hunters” By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    AUSCHWITZ MUSEUM UPSET AT SCENE IN AMAZON SERIES “HUNTERS”

    WARSAW, Poland - The museum of the Nazi German Auschwitz death camp is objecting to a scene in a new TV series that shows a murderous...

    Entertainment, Nation
  • Weinstein jury back to work with signs of split over charges By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    WEINSTEIN JURY BACK TO WORK WITH SIGNS OF SPLIT OVER CHARGES

    NEW YORK - Jurors at Harvey Weinstein's New York City rape trial are set to resume deliberations Monday after signaling they are at...

    Entertainment, Nation
  • Sanders would use wealth tax for universal child care, pre-K By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    SANDERS WOULD USE WEALTH TAX FOR UNIVERSAL CHILD CARE, PRE-K

    WASHINGTON - Bernie Sanders has joined fellow progressive Elizabeth Warren in proposing that a “wealth tax” can fiance government-funded...

    Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    THE GIROUD PUZZLE: WILL CHELSEA FIND ROOM FOR A WCUP WINNER?

    Call it persistence. Call it force of circumstance. Call it downright desperation. Whatever it is, Olivier Giroud is likely to be a...

    Sports
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    GREECE, UEFA IN EMERGENCY TALKS TO OVERHAUL SOCCER LEAGUE

    ATHENS, Greece - UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin is expected to meet the head of the Greek soccer federation on Monday for emergency...

    Soccer, Sports
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    LESOTHO COURT TO DECIDE WHETHER PM CAN FACE MURDER CHARGE

    MASERU, Lesotho - Lesotho's prime minister appeared in court Monday but the murder case against him failed to proceed as the magistrate...

    Nation
  • Survey finds Olympic, elite athletes struggling financially By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    SURVEY FINDS OLYMPIC, ELITE ATHLETES STRUGGLING FINANCIALLY

    The comments could easily have come from any middle-class town where workers have trouble making ends meet: “No pension plan, no chance...

    Olympics, Sports
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    CANARY ISLANDS' AIRPORTS REOPEN AS WIND AND SANDSTORM EASE

    MADRID - All airports on Spain's Canary Islands had reopened Monday after authorities said the worst is over from strong winds that...

    Nation
  • 2020 Watch: Why are there 8 candidates still in the race? By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    2020 WATCH: WHY ARE THERE 8 CANDIDATES STILL IN THE RACE?

    WASHINGTON - Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to South Carolina...

    Democrats, Nation
  • Virus in Italy affects Olympic meetings, soccer games By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    VIRUS IN ITALY AFFECTS OLYMPIC MEETINGS, SOCCER GAMES

    ROME - The first board meeting for the Milan-Cortina Olympics was changed to a video conference Monday as authorities sought to contain...

    Soccer, Olympics, Europ, Sports
  • China postpones key political meeting because of virus By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    CHINA POSTPONES KEY POLITICAL MEETING BECAUSE OF VIRUS

    BEIJING - China announced Monday it has postponed its most important political meeting of the year because of the outbreak of the new...

    Health, Nation, Nation & World
  • UN chief issues 7-point ‘call to action' on human rights By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    UN CHIEF ISSUES 7-POINT ‘CALL TO ACTION' ON HUMAN RIGHTS

    GENEVA - The head of the United Nations issued a “call to action” on Monday to countries, businesses and all people to help renew and...

    Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 24, 2020

    ZIMBABWE'S RURAL ELDERLY BATTLE HUNGER AMID SEVERE DROUGHT

    MUDZI, Zimbabwe - Living alone in Zimbabwe's arid Mudzi district, Leah Tsiga's best friend is her cat. But when it comes to food, each...

    Food, Nation