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Tuesday, January 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Supervisor of Navy SEAL charged in war crime case

The Navy officer who supervised a SEAL accused of fatally stabbing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was charged Tuesday with various offenses tied to the case, including allegations he conducted the SEAL’s re-enlistment ceremony next to the corpse and encouraged enlisted personnel to pose for photos with the body.

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Ex-University of Oklahoma students apologize for racist video

University of Oklahoma students demanded more from their campus administrators Tuesday, hours after the school released public apologies from two former students who were involved in a video in which one of the women wore blackface and used a racial slur.
Sports >  NFL

After tough year, Rob Gronkowski coming alive at right time for Pats

Even as Rob Gronkowski turned in a vintage performance with his big grabs down the stretch in the AFC championship game, the veteran Patriots tight end also did plenty of dirty work. This season, one of the best receiving tight ends in NFL history and Tom Brady’s longtime favorite target made some big contributions to the Patriots’ rejuvenated running game. Gronk showed off his blocking skills during a season in which he fought through injuries and didn’t put up his usual numbers.
News >  Business

These are the world’s most innovative countries

South Korea retained the global crown in the 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index, though improvements by Germany in research and education brought Europe’s largest economy to near-parity in the annual ranking.

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