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‘Weiner’ Covers a Political Campaign Set on Self-Destruct

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:32
Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg’s documentary “Weiner” records Anthony D. Weiner’s scandal-plagued New York mayoral bid in 2013.

Woody Allen opens Cannes; son resurrects sex abuse questions

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:24

CANNES, France (AP) — The 69th Cannes Film Festival has opened amid stormy skies, heightened security and the premiere of a new Woody Allen film that prompted a letter from his son Ronan Farrow questioning the festival’s and the media’s continued embrace of the 80-year-old director. Allen brought his 1930s Hollywood romance “Cafe Society,” starring […]
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Woody Allen opens Cannes; son resurrects sex abuse questions

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:24

CANNES, France (AP) — The 69th Cannes Film Festival has opened amid stormy skies, heightened security and the premiere of a new Woody Allen film that prompted a letter from his son Ronan Farrow questioning the festival’s and the media’s continued embrace of the 80-year-old director. Allen brought his 1930s Hollywood romance “Cafe Society,” starring […]
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Woody Allen opens Cannes; son resurrects sex abuse questions

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:24

CANNES, France (AP) — The 69th Cannes Film Festival has opened amid stormy skies, heightened security and the premiere of a new Woody Allen film that prompted a letter from his son Ronan Farrow questioning the festival’s and the media’s continued embrace of the 80-year-old director. Allen brought his 1930s Hollywood romance “Cafe Society,” starring […]

Germany to annul convictions of gay men

BBC World News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:19
Germany is set to annul the convictions of gay men under a law criminalising homosexuality that was applied zealously in post-WWII West Germany.
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Prince saw longtime, experienced family care physician

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:19

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota doctor questioned by investigators in Prince’s death is an experienced family care physician who worked for a Twin Cities health care system until recently. A search warrant revealed Tuesday that Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg, 46, treated Prince on April 7 and April 20 and prescribed him medications, though it didn’t […]
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Prince saw longtime, experienced family care physician

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:19

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota doctor questioned by investigators in Prince’s death is an experienced family care physician who worked for a Twin Cities health care system until recently. A search warrant revealed Tuesday that Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg, 46, treated Prince on April 7 and April 20 and prescribed him medications, though it didn’t […]
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Prince saw longtime, experienced family care physician

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:19

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota doctor questioned by investigators in Prince’s death is an experienced family care physician who worked for a Twin Cities health care system until recently. A search warrant revealed Tuesday that Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg, 46, treated Prince on April 7 and April 20 and prescribed him medications, though it didn’t […]

Exxon Beaumont refinery worker hit by pipe, dies: sources

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:16
A contract worker was killed after being struck by a piece of pipe while working on a crude unit overhaul early on Wednesday morning at Exxon Mobil Corp's Beaumont, Texas refinery, two sources familiar with the incident said. Exxon said earlier on Wednesday that a contractor was fatally injured at the refinery at about 12:30 a.m. CDT (0530 GMT). "We are greatly saddened by this and express our deepest sympathy to his family and his coworkers," said Exxon spokesman Todd Spitler.

VIDEO: 'House is wild' with five small babies

BBC World News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:13
An Australian mother who gave birth to quintuplets in January has spoken to the BBC about the challenges of bringing up five babies.
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Image of Asia: Collecting alms from ferry riders in Myanmar

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:13

In this photo by Gemunu Amarasinghe, novice Buddhist monks collect alms from passengers on a ferry in Yangon, Myanmar. Close to 89 percent of Myanmar’s population are believed to be Theravada Buddhists. Giving alms is a daily ritual that provides food for the monks and is a way for a Buddhist believer to make merit.
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Image of Asia: Collecting alms from ferry riders in Myanmar

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:13

In this photo by Gemunu Amarasinghe, novice Buddhist monks collect alms from passengers on a ferry in Yangon, Myanmar. Close to 89 percent of Myanmar’s population are believed to be Theravada Buddhists. Giving alms is a daily ritual that provides food for the monks and is a way for a Buddhist believer to make merit.
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Image of Asia: Collecting alms from ferry riders in Myanmar

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:13

In this photo by Gemunu Amarasinghe, novice Buddhist monks collect alms from passengers on a ferry in Yangon, Myanmar. Close to 89 percent of Myanmar’s population are believed to be Theravada Buddhists. Giving alms is a daily ritual that provides food for the monks and is a way for a Buddhist believer to make merit.

Meghan Trainor Releases Original Version of Allegedly Photoshopped Music Video

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:12
The Grammy winner, 22, shows off her curves in the original "Me Too" video.
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Washington State: Illegal to Ask Transgenders If They're Transgender - Breitbart News

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:12

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Washington State: Illegal to Ask Transgenders If They're Transgender
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As it is in New York City, it is now illegal in Washington State to “misuse” someone's preferred gender pronoun. You can be sued if you call a “trans-woman” a “sir” or use the pronoun “him.” This would put someone in a quandary since it is illegal to ...

Man dies after Federal Way shooting; 3rd fatal shooting there this week

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:12

Federal Way police are investigating the city's third fatal shooting this week.
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Man dies after Federal Way shooting; 3rd fatal shooting there this week

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:12

Federal Way police are investigating the city's third fatal shooting this week.
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Man dies after Federal Way shooting; 3rd fatal shooting there this week

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:12

Federal Way police are investigating the city's third fatal shooting this week.

Ex-coal CEO Blankenship asks for delay in start of prison

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:10
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorneys for former coal executive Don Blankenship want to delay his entry into prison this week.

Your Wednesday Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Dilma Rousseff, Stephen Curry

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:06
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.