Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Former U.N. Secretary General dies, T-Swift wins big at Grammys and other morning headlines

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Murder mistrial?
Attorneys for James Henrikson, the alleged mastermind in a murder-for-hire plot, are asking for a mistrial after prosecutors revealed text messages that the defense says are a late disclosure of evidence. (KREM)

Man who rammed cars had sexual assault order

Jason Hoy, who is accused of ramming several cars in downtown Spokane on Saturday, had a sexual assault protection order filed against him several days prior to the incident. (KHQ) 
click to enlarge Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Former U.N. Secretary General dies
The United Nations security council has announced the death of Boutros Boutros-Ghali, an Egyptian diplomat who caused friction with the U.S. during the Clinton administration. (Washington Post)

Russia denies airstrikes 
Russia says it did not carry out strikes on a Syrian hospital that killed at least nine people. (AP)

Kendrick Lamar won five Grammys last night, including Rap Album of the Year, but it was Taylor Swift who walked away with Album of the Year for 1989. See the complete list of winners here. And watch Lady Gaga perform an unforgettable tribute to David Bowie:  

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