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Dig at Malcolm X home turns up evidence of 1700s settlement

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:24

BOSTON (AP) — An archaeological dig at the boyhood home of Malcolm X in Boston has turned up some surprising findings, but not necessarily related to the early life of the slain civil rights activist. City archaeologist Joseph Bagley said this week that researchers digging outside the two-and-a-half story home have found kitchenware, ceramics and […]
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Dig at Malcolm X home turns up evidence of 1700s settlement

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:24

BOSTON (AP) — An archaeological dig at the boyhood home of Malcolm X in Boston has turned up some surprising findings, but not necessarily related to the early life of the slain civil rights activist. City archaeologist Joseph Bagley said this week that researchers digging outside the two-and-a-half story home have found kitchenware, ceramics and […]

Banking woes easing for some legal pot businesses

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:21
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Banking remains a major hurdle for the legal marijuana industry, but new federal data suggest that's beginning to change.

Taiwan officials in Beijing to negotiate over deportations

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:21

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwanese legal officials are in Beijing for talks on the recent deportations of Taiwanese wire fraud suspects to China from third countries that have caused new friction between the sides. Justice Ministry official Chen Wen-chi said shortly before the delegation’s Wednesday departure that Taiwan hopes to ensure that 45 Taiwanese deported this […]
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Taiwan officials in Beijing to negotiate over deportations

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:21

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwanese legal officials are in Beijing for talks on the recent deportations of Taiwanese wire fraud suspects to China from third countries that have caused new friction between the sides. Justice Ministry official Chen Wen-chi said shortly before the delegation’s Wednesday departure that Taiwan hopes to ensure that 45 Taiwanese deported this […]
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Taiwan officials in Beijing to negotiate over deportations

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:21

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwanese legal officials are in Beijing for talks on the recent deportations of Taiwanese wire fraud suspects to China from third countries that have caused new friction between the sides. Justice Ministry official Chen Wen-chi said shortly before the delegation’s Wednesday departure that Taiwan hopes to ensure that 45 Taiwanese deported this […]

Newtown teacher faces arraignment on gun possession charge

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:13

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Newtown teacher who was arrested on a weapon possession charge at the town’s middle school is due to be arraigned. Forty-six-year-old Jason Adams faces arraignment Wednesday in Danbury Superior Court. The teacher at Newtown Middle School was arrested on April 6 after police say he was seen with the pistol […]
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Newtown teacher faces arraignment on gun possession charge

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:13

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Newtown teacher who was arrested on a weapon possession charge at the town’s middle school is due to be arraigned. Forty-six-year-old Jason Adams faces arraignment Wednesday in Danbury Superior Court. The teacher at Newtown Middle School was arrested on April 6 after police say he was seen with the pistol […]
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Newtown teacher faces arraignment on gun possession charge

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:13

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Newtown teacher who was arrested on a weapon possession charge at the town’s middle school is due to be arraigned. Forty-six-year-old Jason Adams faces arraignment Wednesday in Danbury Superior Court. The teacher at Newtown Middle School was arrested on April 6 after police say he was seen with the pistol […]

Watchdog: Press freedom declines around the world

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:10
WASHINGTON (AP) — Media freedom around the world has suffered a "deep and disturbing decline" due to by pressure from governments and businesses, an international media watchdog said Wednesday.

Kane suspects prosecutors leaked FBI recordings to newspaper

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:10

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane wants a judge to explore whether prosecutors leaked FBI recordings in her criminal case to a newspaper. Kane is due in court Wednesday in Montgomery County for a pretrial hearing in her grand jury leak case. Her lawyers say that only three parties had the FBI […]
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Kane suspects prosecutors leaked FBI recordings to newspaper

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:10

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane wants a judge to explore whether prosecutors leaked FBI recordings in her criminal case to a newspaper. Kane is due in court Wednesday in Montgomery County for a pretrial hearing in her grand jury leak case. Her lawyers say that only three parties had the FBI […]
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Kane suspects prosecutors leaked FBI recordings to newspaper

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:10

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane wants a judge to explore whether prosecutors leaked FBI recordings in her criminal case to a newspaper. Kane is due in court Wednesday in Montgomery County for a pretrial hearing in her grand jury leak case. Her lawyers say that only three parties had the FBI […]

Pulitzer winner speaks of refugee 'fear'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:08
Viet Thanh Nguyen, a former Vietnamese refugee, has won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. He told the BBC people have nothing to fear from refugees.
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Kuwait says oil unions end strike over government cutbacks

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait says the country’s oil unions have ended a three-day strike over government cutbacks. The state-run Kuwait News Agency reported early Wednesday that the strike ended with the unions praising the country’s ruling emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah. The report, which said the strike ended late Tuesday, said the […]
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Kuwait says oil unions end strike over government cutbacks

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait says the country’s oil unions have ended a three-day strike over government cutbacks. The state-run Kuwait News Agency reported early Wednesday that the strike ended with the unions praising the country’s ruling emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah. The report, which said the strike ended late Tuesday, said the […]
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Kuwait says oil unions end strike over government cutbacks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait says the country’s oil unions have ended a three-day strike over government cutbacks. The state-run Kuwait News Agency reported early Wednesday that the strike ended with the unions praising the country’s ruling emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah. The report, which said the strike ended late Tuesday, said the […]

Watchdog: Press freedom declines around the world

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — Media freedom around the world has suffered a “deep and disturbing decline” due to by pressure from governments and businesses, an international media watchdog said Wednesday. The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said in an annual report that many of the world’s leaders have developed “a paranoia” about journalism and are clamping down […]
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Commission: LA policeman justified in shooting unarmed man

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A police officer was justified in shooting and gravely wounding an unarmed man who approached him and his partner with a towel wrapped around one of his hands, the civilian Los Angeles Police Commission ruled Tuesday. In issuing its ruling, the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/23ILGze ) reported the commission also released […]
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Watchdog: Press freedom declines around the world

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — Media freedom around the world has suffered a “deep and disturbing decline” due to by pressure from governments and businesses, an international media watchdog said Wednesday. The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said in an annual report that many of the world’s leaders have developed “a paranoia” about journalism and are clamping down […]
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