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Confined to Nursing Homes, but Longing (and Ready) for Home

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:43
Some states are falling short in increasing the share of Medicaid dollars spent on providing support that would allow disabled people to live at home.

Senegalese UN official appointed FIFA secretary general

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:42

MEXICO CITY (AP) — FIFA will have its first female secretary general after Senegalese United Nations official Fatma Samoura was appointed by the governing body’s council. FIFA President Gianni Infantino says “she will bring a fresh wind to FIFA — someone from outside.” Samoura will replace the fired Jerome Valcke if she passes an eligibility […]
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Senegalese UN official appointed FIFA secretary general

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:42

MEXICO CITY (AP) — FIFA will have its first female secretary general after Senegalese United Nations official Fatma Samoura was appointed by the governing body’s council. FIFA President Gianni Infantino says “she will bring a fresh wind to FIFA — someone from outside.” Samoura will replace the fired Jerome Valcke if she passes an eligibility […]
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Senegalese UN official appointed FIFA secretary general

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:42

MEXICO CITY (AP) — FIFA will have its first female secretary general after Senegalese United Nations official Fatma Samoura was appointed by the governing body’s council. FIFA President Gianni Infantino says “she will bring a fresh wind to FIFA — someone from outside.” Samoura will replace the fired Jerome Valcke if she passes an eligibility […]

US businesses increase stockpiles, sales in March

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:42

In this Thursday, March 24, 2016, photo, pallets of vodka are stacked at the Cathead Distillery in Jackson, Miss. On Friday, May 13, 2016, the Commerce Department reports on business stockpiles in March. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses in March posted the biggest increases in inventories and sales since June.


Trump 'posed as own spokesman'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:40
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump masqueraded as a spokesman for himself in the 1990s, the Washington Post reports.
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TSA to address extreme waits, upcoming summer travel season

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:39

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a growing backlash over extremely long airport security lines, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Transportation Security Administration Administrator Peter Neffenger will address the upcoming summer travel season Friday afternoon and what steps they’re taking to alleviate waits. Fliers across the country have been facing growing lines, which during peak hours […]
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TSA to address extreme waits, upcoming summer travel season

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:39

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a growing backlash over extremely long airport security lines, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Transportation Security Administration Administrator Peter Neffenger will address the upcoming summer travel season Friday afternoon and what steps they’re taking to alleviate waits. Fliers across the country have been facing growing lines, which during peak hours […]
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TSA to address extreme waits, upcoming summer travel season

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:39

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a growing backlash over extremely long airport security lines, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Transportation Security Administration Administrator Peter Neffenger will address the upcoming summer travel season Friday afternoon and what steps they’re taking to alleviate waits. Fliers across the country have been facing growing lines, which during peak hours […]

Hero dog saves 7-year-old girl from rattlesnake

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:36

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When a venomous Eastern diamondback rattlesnake appeared in the backyard of a 7-year-old Florida girl, her German shepherd came to her rescue, refusing to back down despite multiple snakebites. Tampa media is reporting that Molly DeLuca was playing Wednesday with her 2-year-old shepherd, named Haus, when the snake showed up. Haus […]
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Hero dog saves 7-year-old girl from rattlesnake

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:36

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When a venomous Eastern diamondback rattlesnake appeared in the backyard of a 7-year-old Florida girl, her German shepherd came to her rescue, refusing to back down despite multiple snakebites. Tampa media is reporting that Molly DeLuca was playing Wednesday with her 2-year-old shepherd, named Haus, when the snake showed up. Haus […]
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Hero dog saves 7-year-old girl from rattlesnake

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:36

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When a venomous Eastern diamondback rattlesnake appeared in the backyard of a 7-year-old Florida girl, her German shepherd came to her rescue, refusing to back down despite multiple snakebites. Tampa media is reporting that Molly DeLuca was playing Wednesday with her 2-year-old shepherd, named Haus, when the snake showed up. Haus […]

FDA: Cipro side effects outweigh benefit for some infections

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:33
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ratcheted up its warning about the potential side effects of a class of commonly-prescribed powerful antibiotic, including the drug known by the brand name Cipro.

In Woody Allen, media & moviegoers again confront ambiguity

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:33

CANNES, France (AP) — The latest explosion of allegations against Woody Allen has returned moviegoers to a familiar place: debating the ethics of watching — and possibly loving — Allen’s films. This time, much of the soul searching is being done by film critics and reporters. The column by Allen’s son Ronan Farrow, posted Wednesday […]
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In Woody Allen, media & moviegoers again confront ambiguity

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:33

CANNES, France (AP) — The latest explosion of allegations against Woody Allen has returned moviegoers to a familiar place: debating the ethics of watching — and possibly loving — Allen’s films. This time, much of the soul searching is being done by film critics and reporters. The column by Allen’s son Ronan Farrow, posted Wednesday […]
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In Woody Allen, media & moviegoers again confront ambiguity

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:33

CANNES, France (AP) — The latest explosion of allegations against Woody Allen has returned moviegoers to a familiar place: debating the ethics of watching — and possibly loving — Allen’s films. This time, much of the soul searching is being done by film critics and reporters. The column by Allen’s son Ronan Farrow, posted Wednesday […]

Inmate who fled jail found guilty of murder while on the run

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:33

FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2015 file photo, Robert Crissman Jr. is escorted from his preliminary hearing at the Armstrong County Courthouse, in Kittanning, Pa. Crissman was convicted Thursday, May 12, 2016, of murdering acquaintance Tammy Long. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) — An inmate who escaped from jail while behind bars for a parole violation has been convicted of murder for killing an acquaintance while on the run and then stealing her boyfriend's truck.


The Latest: Brazil finance minister wants pension reforms

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:31

Brazil's acting President Michel Temer, left, presides over his first cabinet meeting, at the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, May 13, 2016. Newly named Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles is pictured at right. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Latest on Brazil's political crisis following the impeachment and suspension of President Dilma Rousseff (all times local):


Brazil's new finance minister promises effort to reform pension system and labor laws to fight deep recession

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:23
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's new finance minister promises effort to reform pension system and labor laws to fight deep recession.

London’s Cats Are Falling Victim to a Two-Legged Predator

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 23:22
Since last fall, owners have been horrified to discover their pets mutilated, some with their heads cut off. The police are investigating.