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Families of 10 sailors aboard sunken freighter settle claims

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:59

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The families of ten sailors aboard a cargo ship that sank in a hurricane last year have settled claims with the vessel’s owner. The Florida Times-Union reports (http://bit.ly/1Qwxr8W ) that each of the families will receive $500,000 each in the settlement with Tote Maritime Puerto Rico. The 790-foot freighter El Faro […]
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Families of 10 sailors aboard sunken freighter settle claims

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:59

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The families of ten sailors aboard a cargo ship that sank in a hurricane last year have settled claims with the vessel’s owner. The Florida Times-Union reports (http://bit.ly/1Qwxr8W ) that each of the families will receive $500,000 each in the settlement with Tote Maritime Puerto Rico. The 790-foot freighter El Faro […]

The Latest: Panel to study diversity at The Citadel

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:55

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on The Citadel disciplining 14 cadets after photographs surfaced on social media of seven freshmen with pillowcases similar to KKK garb on their heads (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Citadel president retired Gen. John Rosa says he is setting up a task force to study and make recommendations about […]
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The Latest: Panel to study diversity at The Citadel

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:55

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on The Citadel disciplining 14 cadets after photographs surfaced on social media of seven freshmen with pillowcases similar to KKK garb on their heads (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Citadel president retired Gen. John Rosa says he is setting up a task force to study and make recommendations about […]
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The Latest: Panel to study diversity at The Citadel

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:55

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on The Citadel disciplining 14 cadets after photographs surfaced on social media of seven freshmen with pillowcases similar to KKK garb on their heads (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Citadel president retired Gen. John Rosa says he is setting up a task force to study and make recommendations about […]

Pope to visit Sweden, apologizes for Catholic wrongs

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:53

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has concluded an annual weeklong prayer for Christian unity by making a sweeping apology for Catholic wrongs committed against other Christians and by announcing he will visit Sweden to mark the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation. The one-day trip Oct. 31 to the southern city […]
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Pope to visit Sweden, apologizes for Catholic wrongs

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:53

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has concluded an annual weeklong prayer for Christian unity by making a sweeping apology for Catholic wrongs committed against other Christians and by announcing he will visit Sweden to mark the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation. The one-day trip Oct. 31 to the southern city […]
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Pope to visit Sweden, apologizes for Catholic wrongs

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:53

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has concluded an annual weeklong prayer for Christian unity by making a sweeping apology for Catholic wrongs committed against other Christians and by announcing he will visit Sweden to mark the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation. The one-day trip Oct. 31 to the southern city […]

2nd-guessing of Belichick begins with the man in the hoodie

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:52

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — You still see T-shirts around the home of the New England Patriots with coach Bill Belichick’s scowling face and the mantra “In Bill We Trust.” But more than any time since the hoodied football guru began filling the team’s trophy case, fans here are beginning to question his judgment. Two decisions […]
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2nd-guessing of Belichick begins with the man in the hoodie

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:52

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — You still see T-shirts around the home of the New England Patriots with coach Bill Belichick’s scowling face and the mantra “In Bill We Trust.” But more than any time since the hoodied football guru began filling the team’s trophy case, fans here are beginning to question his judgment. Two decisions […]
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2nd-guessing of Belichick begins with the man in the hoodie

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:52

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — You still see T-shirts around the home of the New England Patriots with coach Bill Belichick’s scowling face and the mantra “In Bill We Trust.” But more than any time since the hoodied football guru began filling the team’s trophy case, fans here are beginning to question his judgment. Two decisions […]

Sprint cutting 2,500 and closing call centers to cut costs

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:50

NEW YORK (AP) — Cellphone company Sprint is eliminating more jobs as it seeks to cut costs and turn around its business. Sprint spokesman Dave Tovar says the country’s No. 4 wireless service provider has cut about 2,500 jobs since last fall, or about 8 percent of its workforce. Last week, it notified employees at […]
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Sprint cutting 2,500 and closing call centers to cut costs

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:50

NEW YORK (AP) — Cellphone company Sprint is eliminating more jobs as it seeks to cut costs and turn around its business. Sprint spokesman Dave Tovar says the country’s No. 4 wireless service provider has cut about 2,500 jobs since last fall, or about 8 percent of its workforce. Last week, it notified employees at […]
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Sprint cutting 2,500 and closing call centers to cut costs

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:50

NEW YORK (AP) — Cellphone company Sprint is eliminating more jobs as it seeks to cut costs and turn around its business. Sprint spokesman Dave Tovar says the country’s No. 4 wireless service provider has cut about 2,500 jobs since last fall, or about 8 percent of its workforce. Last week, it notified employees at […]

Treasury official calls Russia's Putin corrupt: BBC

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:46
A U.S. Treasury official said the United States considers Russian President Vladimir Putin to be corrupt and that it has known this for "many, many years," the BBC reported on Monday. Adam Szubin, acting Treasury secretary for terrorism and financial crimes, said in an interview with BBC Panorama that the Russian president has been amassing secret wealth. Whether that's Russia's energy wealth, whether it's other state contracts, he directs those to whom he believes will serve him and excludes those who don't.

Route 309 in Hatfield shut down after crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:43

Route 309 in Hatfield shut down after crashBoth directions of Route 309 in Hatfield, Pa. are completely shut down following a crash.


SEPTA resumes many services, but some hurdles remain

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:35

SEPTA updates system status; riders asked to be patientSEPTA has restored much of its service following the Blizzard of 2016.


U.S. justices snub conservative lawyers over hefty legal fees

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:34
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by conservative lawyers to claim $2 million in legal fees from the government in a case in which they persuaded the justices in 2013 to strike down a key part of the landmark Voting Rights Act. By declining to hear the case, the court left in place a September ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that turned down the fee request made by the lawyers who represented Shelby County, Alabama. In the United States, each side in a lawsuit pays its own attorneys' fees.

Bird exhibit at Montco zoo collapses under snow

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:31

Bird exhibit at Montco zoo collapses under snowA bird exhibit at a zoo in Norristown, Pa. collapsed under the weight of snow during the weekend blizzard.


Amazon Puts Mini E-Book Stores In Drugstores In Washington State - The Consumerist

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 04:30

The Consumerist

Amazon Puts Mini E-Book Stores In Drugstores In Washington State
The Consumerist
If you want the satisfaction of giving someone a specific book as a gift and handing them a physical object, yet know that they do all of their reading on a Kindle, there's now an option for you. Amazon is testing Kindle E-Book Cards at the Bartell ...
Amazon's other physical retail test: A mini bookstore for Kindle ebooksGeekWire

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