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Law enforcement: Apple ruling will hinder crime fighters

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:44
NEW YORK (AP) — Law enforcement groups say they fear the public will stop aiding police authorities if Apple is allowed to refuse to give up information from a phone in a New York City drug case.

Sheriff: Officers didn't stand by and watch teens drown

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:43
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — When three Florida teenagers stole a car, crashed it into a cemetery pond and then drowned, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri talked about his frustration, about lives "needlessly lost," and how the vehicle became a death chamber for the three girls.

Obama says North Carolina law should be overturned

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:40

President Barack Obama pauses during a joint news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street, Cameron's official residence, in London, Friday, April 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)LONDON (AP) — President Barack Obama called Friday for the overturning of a North Carolina law that requires transgender people to use public bathrooms conforming to the sex on their birth certificates and restricts protections for LGBT people.


Tom Delay sends support letter for Hastert sentencing

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:36

CHICAGO (AP) — Dennis Hastert’s lawyers have filed 41 letters of support for the former U.S. House speaker as he heads into sentencing, including one former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay. The letters were filed Friday evening in federal court in Chicago. Hastert will be sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty last year to breaking […]
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Tom Delay sends support letter for Hastert sentencing

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:36

CHICAGO (AP) — Dennis Hastert’s lawyers have filed 41 letters of support for the former U.S. House speaker as he heads into sentencing, including one former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay. The letters were filed Friday evening in federal court in Chicago. Hastert will be sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty last year to breaking […]
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Tom Delay sends support letter for Hastert sentencing

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:36

CHICAGO (AP) — Dennis Hastert’s lawyers have filed 41 letters of support for the former U.S. House speaker as he heads into sentencing, including one former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay. The letters were filed Friday evening in federal court in Chicago. Hastert will be sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty last year to breaking […]

Nebraska researchers test new firefighting tool — drones

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:31

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Researchers in Nebraska tested a new tool on Friday that could eventually help in fighting grass fires — drones. A team from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln flew an unmanned aircraft over the prairie at the Homestead National Monument of America on Friday, dropping ping pong-like balls filled with a chemical mixture […]
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Nebraska researchers test new firefighting tool — drones

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:31

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Researchers in Nebraska tested a new tool on Friday that could eventually help in fighting grass fires — drones. A team from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln flew an unmanned aircraft over the prairie at the Homestead National Monument of America on Friday, dropping ping pong-like balls filled with a chemical mixture […]
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Nebraska researchers test new firefighting tool — drones

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:31

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Researchers in Nebraska tested a new tool on Friday that could eventually help in fighting grass fires — drones. A team from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln flew an unmanned aircraft over the prairie at the Homestead National Monument of America on Friday, dropping ping pong-like balls filled with a chemical mixture […]

Clint Dempsey, Nelson Valdez could both miss Sounders-Rapids match

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:25

Sounders forwards Clint Dempsey and Nelson Valdez could both miss Saturday’s match at Colorado, with Valdez leaving Friday’s training session at Starfire Sports Complex early and Dempsey missing the team portion of it entirely.
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Clint Dempsey, Nelson Valdez could both miss Sounders-Rapids match

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:25

Sounders forwards Clint Dempsey and Nelson Valdez could both miss Saturday’s match at Colorado, with Valdez leaving Friday’s training session at Starfire Sports Complex early and Dempsey missing the team portion of it entirely.
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Clint Dempsey, Nelson Valdez could both miss Sounders-Rapids match

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:25

Sounders forwards Clint Dempsey and Nelson Valdez could both miss Saturday’s match at Colorado, with Valdez leaving Friday’s training session at Starfire Sports Complex early and Dempsey missing the team portion of it entirely.

Fundraiser Sunday for victims of Ecuador quake

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:25

Organizers are bringing together performers and selling Ecuadorean food for the event from noon to 6 p.m. at Club Sur in Seattle.
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Fundraiser Sunday for victims of Ecuador quake

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:25

Organizers are bringing together performers and selling Ecuadorean food for the event from noon to 6 p.m. at Club Sur in Seattle.
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Fundraiser Sunday for victims of Ecuador quake

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:25

Organizers are bringing together performers and selling Ecuadorean food for the event from noon to 6 p.m. at Club Sur in Seattle.

Recipes from ‘Top Chef Masters’ winner Floyd Cardoz | Books for Cooks

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:25

“Floyd Cardoz: Flavorwalla” features strong seasonings and cross-cultural combinations.
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Recipes from ‘Top Chef Masters’ winner Floyd Cardoz | Books for Cooks

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:25

“Floyd Cardoz: Flavorwalla” features strong seasonings and cross-cultural combinations.
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Recipes from ‘Top Chef Masters’ winner Floyd Cardoz | Books for Cooks

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:25

“Floyd Cardoz: Flavorwalla” features strong seasonings and cross-cultural combinations.

New Jersey woman convicted of burning newborn sentenced to 30 years

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:19
Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier, 23, of Pemberton Township, a Philadelphia suburb, must serve 85 percent of the sentence, or 25-1/2 years, before she is eligible for parole, Burlington County Prosecutor Robert Bernardi said. Dorvilier pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter on Feb. 29 after she was charged with first-degree murder in the baby's death in Mount Holly, New Jersey, in January. After Dorvilier gave birth to the baby girl on Jan. 16, 2015, in the house where she lived with her mother and sister, she set the newborn on fire using a flammable liquid in a wooded area a few miles from her home, according to investigators.

Federal judge seizes Puerto Rico govt funds amid crisis

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 06:15
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's financially strapped government has been hit with a federal court order that demands the island's health department immediately pay long-overdue bills owed to companies that serve mentally disabled people in the U.S. territory.