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France’s government faces no-confidence vote over labor law

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:53

PARIS (AP) — France’s government is facing a major test as lawmakers hold a no-confidence vote, prompted by a deeply divisive labor law allowing longer workdays and easier layoffs. Facing legislative gridlock and daily protests around the country, the Socialist government decided to force the bill through Parliament without a vote. The conservative opposition objected, […]

Asian shares mixed after Wall Street slump, oil price rally

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:53

Asian shares were mixed Thursday after a weak session on Wall Street. Tokyo shares rebounded after a weak start as the yen weakened against the U.S. dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock index rose 0.4 percent to 16,646.34, while the Hang Seng index of Hong Kong dropped 0.7 percent to 19,912.86. South Korea’s Kospi […]
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Asian shares mixed after Wall Street slump, oil price rally

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:53

Asian shares were mixed Thursday after a weak session on Wall Street. Tokyo shares rebounded after a weak start as the yen weakened against the U.S. dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock index rose 0.4 percent to 16,646.34, while the Hang Seng index of Hong Kong dropped 0.7 percent to 19,912.86. South Korea’s Kospi […]
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Asian shares mixed after Wall Street slump, oil price rally

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:53

Asian shares were mixed Thursday after a weak session on Wall Street. Tokyo shares rebounded after a weak start as the yen weakened against the U.S. dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock index rose 0.4 percent to 16,646.34, while the Hang Seng index of Hong Kong dropped 0.7 percent to 19,912.86. South Korea’s Kospi […]

Indiana's Grave in the Middle of the Road getting restored

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:52

The burial ground, untouched since 1831, houses the remains of Nancy Kerlin Barnett.

       

Climbers summit Everest for first time since deadly 2014 avalanches

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:51

Just days before peak season in 2014, an avalanche left 16 dead on the legendary mountain.

       

Navy promotes fallen SEAL Keating before memorial

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:48

Navy SEAL shot and killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq on May 3 is being promoted.

       

Detroit school vendor who lived like king faces 7 years in prison

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:46

Norman Shy pleaded guilty to bribery, admitting he cheated Detroit Public Schools out of $2.7 million.

       

In rare move, feds indict former officer in fatal shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:45

FILE - In a Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 file photo, former North Charleston police office Michael Slager, is lead into court, in Charleston, S.C. A federal judge will decide whether Slager, charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist, can remain free on bond. An indictment unsealed Wednesday, May 11, 2016, shows that Slager is charged with violating Walter Scott's civil rights and two other federal charges. (Grace Beahm/The Post And Courier via AP) MANDATORY CREDITCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Two things stand out about this week's indictment of a white former South Carolina police officer on federal civil rights charges in the death of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott: Such charges from the feds against an officer are relatively rare, and they send a message.


In rare move, feds indict former officer in fatal shooting

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:44

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Two things stand out about this week’s indictment of a white former South Carolina police officer on federal civil rights charges in the death of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott: Such charges from the feds against an officer are relatively rare, and they send a message. Michael Slager, 34, already faces […]
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In rare move, feds indict former officer in fatal shooting

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:44

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Two things stand out about this week’s indictment of a white former South Carolina police officer on federal civil rights charges in the death of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott: Such charges from the feds against an officer are relatively rare, and they send a message. Michael Slager, 34, already faces […]
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In rare move, feds indict former officer in fatal shooting

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:44

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Two things stand out about this week’s indictment of a white former South Carolina police officer on federal civil rights charges in the death of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott: Such charges from the feds against an officer are relatively rare, and they send a message. Michael Slager, 34, already faces […]

Judge rules Colorado clinic shooting mentally incompetent

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:40

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man who acknowledges killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic said he did not want to be declared incompetent because he feared being forcibly medicated. But that could happen when Robert Dear begins treatment following a judge’s ruling that he is mentally incompetent — a decision that […]
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Judge rules Colorado clinic shooting mentally incompetent

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:40

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man who acknowledges killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic said he did not want to be declared incompetent because he feared being forcibly medicated. But that could happen when Robert Dear begins treatment following a judge’s ruling that he is mentally incompetent — a decision that […]
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Judge rules Colorado clinic shooting mentally incompetent

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:40

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man who acknowledges killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic said he did not want to be declared incompetent because he feared being forcibly medicated. But that could happen when Robert Dear begins treatment following a judge’s ruling that he is mentally incompetent — a decision that […]

Baby joy for couple who lost kids in MH17

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:38
An Australian couple whose three children died when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine have a new daughter.
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Judge rules Colorado clinic shooting mentally incompetent

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:38

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo, Robert Lewis Dear talks to Judge Gilbert Martinez during a court appearance in Colorado Springs, Colo. The judge is set to rule on the mental state of Dear who acknowledged killing three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. Martinez is expected to announce Wednesday, May 11, 2016, whether criminal proceedings should continue against 57-year-old Dear. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File)COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man who acknowledges killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic said he did not want to be declared incompetent because he feared being forcibly medicated. But that could happen when Robert Dear begins treatment following a judge's ruling that he is mentally incompetent — a decision that will stall the proceedings.


MVP Curry and his Warriors teammates move closer to goal

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:37

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry stopped just before leaving his postgame press conference with one final, important thought. A much-deserved acknowledgment of fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson for all of his tireless work on both ends of the court to get Golden State back to the Western Conference finals, much of it with Curry […]
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MVP Curry and his Warriors teammates move closer to goal

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:37

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry stopped just before leaving his postgame press conference with one final, important thought. A much-deserved acknowledgment of fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson for all of his tireless work on both ends of the court to get Golden State back to the Western Conference finals, much of it with Curry […]
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MVP Curry and his Warriors teammates move closer to goal

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:37

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry stopped just before leaving his postgame press conference with one final, important thought. A much-deserved acknowledgment of fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson for all of his tireless work on both ends of the court to get Golden State back to the Western Conference finals, much of it with Curry […]