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‘Chaplin’s World’ honors cinema legend with Swiss museum

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:37

The Swiss site was where the famed actor spent his final years.

Recovering sea turtles flown from Seattle to San Diego

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:37
SEATTLE (AP) — Two sea turtles that landed cold, sickly and malnourished on shores far beyond their normal living range have been flown aboard a U.S. Coast Guard plane from Seattle to San Diego to finish rehabilitation.

Trapped worker rescued from construction site in Wynnefield Heights

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:37

Trapped worker rescued from construction site in Wynnefield HeightsFirefighters have rescued a worker who became trapped at a construction site in the Wynnefield Heights section of Philadelphia.


‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6: Here’s Where We Left Off

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:36
The show returns on Sunday. Here’s a primer on where we ended with most of the show’s major characters.

Autopsy begins to determine Prince cause of death

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:36

Autopsy begins to determine Prince cause of deathAn autopsy began Friday to determine what caused the death of the iconic musician Prince, though officials said it could take days or even weeks before results are publicly released.


Washington state poet laureate makes 2 appearances in Bellingham - The Bellingham Herald

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:35

The Bellingham Herald

Washington state poet laureate makes 2 appearances in Bellingham
The Bellingham Herald
Washington state poet laureate Tod Marshall makes two appearances in Bellingham as he travels the state in April for National Poetry Month. Marshall directs the writing concentration program and coordinates the visiting writers series at Gonzaga ...

Illinois judge dismisses murder charge in girl's '57 slaying

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:32
SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) — A judge formally dismissed a murder case Friday against a retired Washington state police officer who a prosecutor says was wrongly convicted in the 1957 killing of a 7-year-old Illinois girl, but he put off a decision on whether to appoint a special prosecutor.

NFL DRAFT: From college spread to pros not easy for anyone

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:32

So, you have a quarterback who played in the spread and never took a snap at the line of scrimmage. And receivers who don’t understand route trees. Not to mention linebackers who rarely played in tight quarters. And blockers who have not gotten into a three-point stance since high school. Or junior high. Now turn […]
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NFL DRAFT: From college spread to pros not easy for anyone

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:32

So, you have a quarterback who played in the spread and never took a snap at the line of scrimmage. And receivers who don’t understand route trees. Not to mention linebackers who rarely played in tight quarters. And blockers who have not gotten into a three-point stance since high school. Or junior high. Now turn […]
Categories: Sports Center

NFL DRAFT: From college spread to pros not easy for anyone

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:32

So, you have a quarterback who played in the spread and never took a snap at the line of scrimmage. And receivers who don’t understand route trees. Not to mention linebackers who rarely played in tight quarters. And blockers who have not gotten into a three-point stance since high school. Or junior high. Now turn […]

Clinton vows to address pay fairness for women in PA event

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:31

JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is vowing to address pay fairness for women if elected president, joining with women at a suburban Philadelphia cafe in the days before the Pennsylvania primary. Clinton says she is excited that Harriet Tubman will eventually be on the $20 dollar bill but adds that it’s “not enough to […]
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Clinton vows to address pay fairness for women in PA event

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:31

JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is vowing to address pay fairness for women if elected president, joining with women at a suburban Philadelphia cafe in the days before the Pennsylvania primary. Clinton says she is excited that Harriet Tubman will eventually be on the $20 dollar bill but adds that it’s “not enough to […]
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Clinton vows to address pay fairness for women in PA event

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:31

JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is vowing to address pay fairness for women if elected president, joining with women at a suburban Philadelphia cafe in the days before the Pennsylvania primary. Clinton says she is excited that Harriet Tubman will eventually be on the $20 dollar bill but adds that it’s “not enough to […]

Massachusetts boy skips birthday gifts, gives to sea turtles

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:24

Jasper Rose, of Watertown, Mass., stands near Myrtle, a green sea turtle swimming in the main tank at the New England Aquarium Friday, April 22, 2016, in Boston. The 6-year-old's love of sea turtles prompted him to skip his birthday gifts and instead asked for money to donate for sea turtle rescue efforts. He has so far raised $550. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts 6-year-old's love of sea turtles prompted him to forgo birthday gifts this year and ask instead for money he could donate to sea turtle rescue efforts.


Virginia Governor Restores Voting Rights to Felons

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:23
Gov. Terry McAuliffe used his executive power to allow more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote, circumventing the Republican-run legislature.

Police save choking baby during search for suspect

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:21
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida police officers were in the right place at the right time to help save a choking infant.

Mali arrests 'hotel attacks mastermind'

BBC World News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:20
Authorities in Mali say they have arrested a Mauritanian man suspected of masterminding deadly terror attacks on hotels in the country last year.
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US buys Iranian heavy water as part of nuke deal

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is buying 32 metric tons of Iranian heavy water, a key component for one kind of nuclear reactor, to help Iran meet the terms of last year's landmark nuclear deal under which it agreed to curb its atomic program in exchange for billions of dollars in sanctions relief.

Scaling Back: A New Policy Disagreement Between Clinton and Sanders: Soda Taxes

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:10
Is a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages an admirable way to improve public health, or a regressive measure that hurts the poor? The left is divided.

2 Chester-Upland students named Gates Millennium Scholars

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:08

2 Chester-Upland students named Gates Millennium ScholarsThe Gates Foundation has named two students from the Chester-Upland School District as the new Millennium Scholars.