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I.R.S. Fights Back Against House Republicans’ Attacks

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:31
A measure passed Thursday barring bonuses until customer service improves was just one of six anti-I.R.S. measures the House approved this week.

Hints of Prince’s Failing Health Preceded a Sudden Death

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:29
Fans in Minneapolis reported seeing the musician around the city just days before his death.

Hey, no one said building a winner is cheap

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:29

The University of Georgia paid the rapper Ludacris $65,000 for a 15-minute performance before this year’s spring football game, the Macon Telegraph reported.
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Hey, no one said building a winner is cheap

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:29

The University of Georgia paid the rapper Ludacris $65,000 for a 15-minute performance before this year’s spring football game, the Macon Telegraph reported.
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Hey, no one said building a winner is cheap

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:29

The University of Georgia paid the rapper Ludacris $65,000 for a 15-minute performance before this year’s spring football game, the Macon Telegraph reported.

Wall St. Regulators Propose Stricter Pay Rules for Bankers

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:28
The new rules would make executives wait at least four years to receive portions of their bonuses and force banks to find ways to claw back bonuses.

Pop superstar Prince dies at his Minnesota home at age 57

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:24

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 1985 file photo, Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016, in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing, File)CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57.


VIDEO: Refugees chosen by Pope: 'We are famous'

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:20
Pope Francis' decision to bring 12 refugees from Syria on his own plane back from the Greek island of Lesbos made headlines around the world, and two of them have told the BBC their story.
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Prince, an Artist Who Defied Genre, Is Dead at 57

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:20
The prolific songwriter and performer’s decades of music transcended and remade funk, rock and R&B with hits like “Purple Rain” and “1999.”

Teen who spread nude picture of teacher pleads guilty

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:17

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina high school student accused of taking a former teacher’s cellphone and sharing nude photos of her with other students has pleaded guilty in family court to a computer crime. Local media outlets report Deputy Solicitor John Anthony of the 16th Circuit Solicitor’s Office said the teenager pleaded guilty […]
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Teen who spread nude picture of teacher pleads guilty

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:17

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina high school student accused of taking a former teacher’s cellphone and sharing nude photos of her with other students has pleaded guilty in family court to a computer crime. Local media outlets report Deputy Solicitor John Anthony of the 16th Circuit Solicitor’s Office said the teenager pleaded guilty […]
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Teen who spread nude picture of teacher pleads guilty

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:17

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina high school student accused of taking a former teacher’s cellphone and sharing nude photos of her with other students has pleaded guilty in family court to a computer crime. Local media outlets report Deputy Solicitor John Anthony of the 16th Circuit Solicitor’s Office said the teenager pleaded guilty […]

Prince, 'The Kid' who transformed pop music

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:16

Prince performs on October 11, 2009 at the Grand Palais in ParisPrince, who died suddenly Thursday at 57, transformed the music landscape with his infectious funk before becoming a reclusive rebel who brazenly challenged industry conventions. The so-called Kid from Minneapolis created 1984's "Purple Rain," which regularly tops lists of the greatest albums of all time, but he was so startlingly prolific that he entered a legendary feud with his label as it tried to rein him in. Prince became famous in his later career for eccentricities that included changing his name to an unpronounceable "love symbol," announcing his concerts at the last minute and refusing to let reporters take notes on -- let alone record -- encounters with him.


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Teen who spread nude picture of teacher pleads guilty

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:15
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina high school student accused of taking a former teacher's cellphone and sharing nude photos of her with other students has pleaded guilty in family court to a computer crime.

Brazil’s Vice President, Unpopular and Under Scrutiny, Prepares to Lead

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:09
Vice President Michel Temer, himself linked to a graft scandal, says he is not conspiring to take over as President Dilma Rousseff faces a possible trial.

Man arrested for yoga airplane altercation pleads guilty

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:06

Hyongtae Pae stands outside the federal courthouse in Honolulu on Thursday, April 21, 2016, after pleading guilty to interfering with a flight crew. Authorities say he became violent after wanting to do yoga instead of sit in his seat during a flight from Honolulu to Tokyo last month. He was heading home to South Korea after vacationing in Hawaii to celebrate his 40th wedding anniversary. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)HONOLULU (AP) — A tourist accused of becoming violent because he couldn't do yoga on a plane pleaded guilty Thursday to interfering with a flight crew.


5 charged after dinosaur bones taken on college trip to Utah

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:06
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed theft charges against five people accused of stealing 60 pounds of dinosaur bones near a Utah quarry during an educational trip run by a college in Texas, authorities said Thursday.