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Oregon wildlife officials monitoring bats for deadly fungus

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:58

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Wildlife officials in Oregon say they are keeping a close eye on bats this spring after reports of a deadly fungal strain in Washington. The Mail Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1Vx8m0f ) that Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists say Oregon bats could be at increased risk of white-nose syndrome. The disease has […]
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Oregon wildlife officials monitoring bats for deadly fungus

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:58

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Wildlife officials in Oregon say they are keeping a close eye on bats this spring after reports of a deadly fungal strain in Washington. The Mail Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1Vx8m0f ) that Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists say Oregon bats could be at increased risk of white-nose syndrome. The disease has […]

Changes planned 1 year after Alabama sailboat race tragedy

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:53

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Organizers of a major Gulf Coast sailboat race are making changes to improve safety a year after the regatta ended in chaos and death when a powerful storm struck Alabama’s Mobile Bay while dozens of boats were on the water. Six sailors died when a thunderstorm with winds near hurricane-force slammed […]
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Changes planned 1 year after Alabama sailboat race tragedy

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:53

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Organizers of a major Gulf Coast sailboat race are making changes to improve safety a year after the regatta ended in chaos and death when a powerful storm struck Alabama’s Mobile Bay while dozens of boats were on the water. Six sailors died when a thunderstorm with winds near hurricane-force slammed […]
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Changes planned 1 year after Alabama sailboat race tragedy

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:53

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Organizers of a major Gulf Coast sailboat race are making changes to improve safety a year after the regatta ended in chaos and death when a powerful storm struck Alabama’s Mobile Bay while dozens of boats were on the water. Six sailors died when a thunderstorm with winds near hurricane-force slammed […]

Changes planned 1 year after Alabama sailboat race tragedy

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:51

FILE - In this April 26, 2015, file photo, a capsized catamaran drifts in the water as search and rescue operations continue off Dauphin Island, Ala. Organizers of the Dauphin Island Race race are making safety improvements a year after the annual regatta ended in multiple deaths on Alabama’s Mobile Bay. On Saturday, April 23, 2016, boats competing in the 58th annual regatta off Alabama’s coast will be tracked by an online program using cellphone GPS signals to keep up with their locations, and race officials also will require a list of everyone aboard each boat. (Sharon Steinmann/AL.com via AP, File) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Organizers of a major Gulf Coast sailboat race are making changes to improve safety a year after the regatta ended in chaos and death when a powerful storm struck Alabama's Mobile Bay while dozens of boats were on the water.


Carnival may delay Cuba cruise over discrimination concerns

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:50

MIAMI (AP) — Carnival Corp. says it will delay the first cruise from the United States to Cuba if the Cuban government does not allow Cuban-Americans to travel aboard. Cuban regulations bar people born in Cuba from returning to the country by ship. As a result, Carnival had prohibited barred Cuban-Americans from buying tickets on […]
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Carnival may delay Cuba cruise over discrimination concerns

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:50

MIAMI (AP) — Carnival Corp. says it will delay the first cruise from the United States to Cuba if the Cuban government does not allow Cuban-Americans to travel aboard. Cuban regulations bar people born in Cuba from returning to the country by ship. As a result, Carnival had prohibited barred Cuban-Americans from buying tickets on […]
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Carnival may delay Cuba cruise over discrimination concerns

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:50

MIAMI (AP) — Carnival Corp. says it will delay the first cruise from the United States to Cuba if the Cuban government does not allow Cuban-Americans to travel aboard. Cuban regulations bar people born in Cuba from returning to the country by ship. As a result, Carnival had prohibited barred Cuban-Americans from buying tickets on […]

UAE fund says Malaysian fund, ministry default on over $1.1B

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:49
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A government-backed investment fund in the United Arab Emirates said Monday that heavily indebted Malaysian investment fund 1MDB and the southeast Asian country's finance ministry have defaulted on more than $1.1 billion they owe.

Amber Heard Won’t Be Jailed Over Bringing 2 Dogs to Australia

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:49
The actress, who is married to Johnny Depp, pleaded guilty to providing false information on her incoming passenger card after she and the dogs landed on the Gold Coast last year.

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google’s online library

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:49

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to Google’s online book library from authors who complained that the project makes it harder for them to market their work. The justices let stand lower court rulings in favor of Mountain View, California-based Google and rejected the authors’ claim that the company’s digitizing […]
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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google’s online library

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:49

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to Google’s online book library from authors who complained that the project makes it harder for them to market their work. The justices let stand lower court rulings in favor of Mountain View, California-based Google and rejected the authors’ claim that the company’s digitizing […]
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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google’s online library

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:49

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to Google’s online book library from authors who complained that the project makes it harder for them to market their work. The justices let stand lower court rulings in favor of Mountain View, California-based Google and rejected the authors’ claim that the company’s digitizing […]

Tax-day procrastinators: 2 Postal Service locations open late today to take your forms

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:47

The U.S. Postal Service is keeping two south Sound locations open late to collect federal tax forms from last-minute filers.
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Tax-day procrastinators: 2 Postal Service locations open late today to take your forms

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:47

The U.S. Postal Service is keeping two south Sound locations open late to collect federal tax forms from last-minute filers.
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Tax-day procrastinators: 2 Postal Service locations open late today to take your forms

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:47

The U.S. Postal Service is keeping two south Sound locations open late to collect federal tax forms from last-minute filers.

Hotels woo guests to book directly online with discounts

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:38

In this Wednesday, March 23, 2016, photo, floor projection flowers and a waterfall greet guests at the Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Va. Hotels are getting more aggressive in their fight to get travelers to book reservations directly with them instead of through online travel agencies such as Expedia and Priceline. When Marriott launched its member-only rates in March, its global marketing officer, Karin Timpone, said the rates were to reward loyalty. “We also want to help dispel the myth that other travel websites offer better rates for our hotels. The simple fact is that you will find the lowest rates across our portfolio when you join Marriott Rewards and book direct,” Timpone said. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)NEW YORK (AP) — Hotels are getting more aggressive in their fight to get travelers to book reservations directly with them instead of through online travel agencies such as Expedia and Priceline.


Kawhi Leonard repeats as NBA Defensive Player of the Year

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:38

NEW YORK (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has won his second straight NBA Defensive Player of the Year award after helping the San Antonio Spurs have the league’s best defense. Leonard beat out Draymond Green in voting Monday to become the first noncenter to win the award in consecutive seasons since Dennis Rodman in 1989-90 and […]
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Kawhi Leonard repeats as NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:38

NEW YORK (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has won his second straight NBA Defensive Player of the Year award after helping the San Antonio Spurs have the league’s best defense. Leonard beat out Draymond Green in voting Monday to become the first noncenter to win the award in consecutive seasons since Dennis Rodman in 1989-90 and […]
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