Monthly Archive: April 2016

Apr 30

Comment on Attorney general threatens suit over budget cuts by Americadies

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Apr 30

Senate candidate paid relative $170K for past campaign work

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate candidate who has railed against out-of-control government spending paid his brother-in-law nearly $170,000 to manage the finances of his congressional campaign. The relative worked as a car salesman and actor but had no experience rounding up political donations. Marlin Stutzman, a tea party-backed Republican facing fellow U.S. Rep. Todd …

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Apr 30

Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in East Texas flooding

PALESTINE, Texas (AP) — A 66-year-old woman and four grandchildren were killed early Saturday after a creek overflowed its banks, flooding an East Texas neighborhood as many residents slept. Capt. James Muniz of the Palestine Police Department told The Associated Press that six to 10 homes in a Palestine cul-de-sac were severely damaged following heavy …

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Apr 30

Wrecked helicopter fuselage raised from the sea in Norway

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Emergency crews pulled the wrecked fuselage of an Airbus EC-225 helicopter out of the sea Saturday off western Norway after a crash that killed all 13 people on board. As aviation experts looked for answers about Friday’s crash, a somber-looking Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess …

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Apr 30

Anti-government protesters breach Baghdad’s Green Zone

BAGHDAD (AP) — Dozens of protesters have climbed over the blast walls surrounding Baghdad’s highly-fortified Green Zone and could be seen storming into parliament, carrying Iraqi flags and chanting against the government. After months of protests, sit-ins and demonstrations outside Baghdad’s Green Zone — home to most ministries and foreign embassies — Saturday’s escalation marks …

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Apr 30

Police: 10 dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A six-story residential building collapsed in heavy rain in Nairobi, killing 10 people and injuring at least 134, Kenyan officials said Saturday. Interior Minister Joseph Nkaissery confirmed the deaths. The Kenya Red Cross said 150 building units and adjacent homes were affected. Rescuers said they could hear voices of five people …

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Apr 30

Educated migrants have edge as Germany aims for integration

BERLIN (AP) — Wafaa Askar arrived in Germany barely a year and a half ago from her Syrian homeland, but she already speaks German fluently and counts more Germans than Syrians as friends. Orhan Sahin arrived from Turkey more than three decades ago, but still feels like a foreigner and speaks in broken German. The …

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Apr 30

IS claims responsibility for Baghdad bombing that killed 21

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing Saturday east of Baghdad, according to a statement posted on an IS-affiliated website. The attack killed at least 21 people and wounded at least 42 others, according to Iraqi police and hospital officials. The IS statement described the attack as a three-ton truck …

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Apr 30

Kenya police: 6-story residential building collapses in rain

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A six-story residential building in a low income area of the Kenyan capital collapsed Friday night under heavy rain and flooding, killing at least seven people and injuring 121 others, Kenyan officials said. Live TV footage showed the National Youth Service and firefighters removing stones by hand and a crowd cheering …

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Apr 30

Board of adjustments says no to garbage transfer facility

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) –  Neighbors who worked to stop a garbage transfer station in their Lexington neighborhood celebrated a victory Friday night. Republic Services wanted to turn a recycling center on Lisle Industrial Avenue into a transfer station. It says it would serve as a collection point for trash, that would then be taken to …

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