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Sunday, Jan 25, 2015

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2 planes evacuated in Seattle, 3rd flight diverted to Dallas

SEATAC, Wash. — Two planes were evacuated upon arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Sunday due to what a spokesman called a “security concern.”
Updated: 3 hours ago

Opening statements next in murder trial of ex-Pat Hernandez

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Aaron Hernandez once seemed to be a man with a bright future. At age 23 he had a Super Bowl appearance under his belt and a $40 million contract as a star tight end with the New England Patriots. He and his fiancee had sta...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Millions of GMO mosquitoes could be set loose in Florida Keys

Millions of GMO mosquitoes could be set loose in Florida Keys

KEY WEST – Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Major snowstorm headed for Northeast

Major snowstorm headed for Northeast

NEW YORK – A major snowstorm with blizzard-like conditions could drop a foot or more of snow across most parts of the Northeast as they gear up for the workweek right after the first real storm of the winter hit them with rain, several inches ...
Updated: 11 hours ago

Florida man pleads guilty to taking classified military papers

WEST PALM BEACH – A West Palm Beach man has pleaded guilty to stealing classified documents while working at a U.S. military base in Honduras.
Updated: 14 hours ago

$415M expansion for Shands hospital set to begin

GAINESVILLE – Plans for a major expansion of a Gainesville hospital are underway.
Updated: 14 hours ago

Balloon crew launches from Japan in bid to cross Pacific

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – An international team has launched its helium-filled balloon from Japan in a bid to reach North America and break two major records en route.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Japan stunned by video claiming death of Islamic State hostage

Japan stunned by video claiming death of Islamic State hostage

TOKYO — From the prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese were shocked Sunday at a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Belichick on deflated balls: ‘We try to do everything right’

Belichick on deflated balls: ‘We try to do everything right’

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Saying his team “followed every rule to the letter,” New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that the...
Published: 01/24/15
Japan’s PM ‘speechless’ after video claims IS hostage dead

Japan’s PM ‘speechless’ after video claims IS hostage dead

TOKYO — Japan’s prime minister said Sunday he was “speechless” after an online video purported to show one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed, and demanded the release of the oth...
Published: 01/24/15