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SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016


SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 4:14 P.M.

Iceland’s center-right seeks to govern as Pirates hail gains

There was no Pirate takeover, but the upstart party managed to make waves in Iceland. The country’s party leaders were beginning meetings Sunday to hammer out who will form the next government, after an election that produced big gains for the radical Pirates but gave the largest bloc of seats to the center-right Independence Party.

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SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 2:42 P.M.

Police in El Salvador arrest former President Tony Saca

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Former Salvadoran President Tony Saca was arrested Saturday for alleged illicit enrichment, unlawful association and money laundering, prosecutors said. Saca, a former radio sports announcer, held office from 2004 to 2009 for the rightist Nationalist ...

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A view of the facade of the Basilica of St. Benedict, in Norcia, central Italy, after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck the region Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016. (Matteo Guidelli / Associated Press)

SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 2:23 P.M.

Powerful quake shakes Italy, topples Benedictine cathedral

The third powerful earthquake to hit Italy in two months spared human life Sunday but struck at the nation’s identity, destroying a Benedictine cathedral, a medieval tower and other beloved landmarks that had survived the earlier jolts across a mountainous region of small historic towns.

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SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2016

SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2016, 11:18 P.M.

Powder sprinkled at opera possibly human ashes

NEW YORK – A powdery substance a man sprinkled into the orchestra pit at New York’s Metropolitan Opera may have been an opera lover’s ashes, police said Saturday. The freakish incident during an afternoon performance of Rossini’s “Guillaume Tell” forced ...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2016, 9:08 P.M.

The Clinton email probe: Questions and answers

Most breaking news stories, especially ones based on law-enforcement sources, tend to be contradictory, confusing or incomplete. That’s because reporters are chasing for scraps of information, which may or may not be right depending on the quality of the sourcing. ...

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Parting Shot — 1.23.17

Bill Love, with his dog, Kiwi, surveys the ice and snow on Dawson Lake, northeast of Bonners Ferry, during an outing with his wife, Marianne, the photographer/blogger of Slight Detour. ...







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