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With Trump as GOP nominee, Dems eye North Carolina comeback

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:28

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) — Four years ago, North Carolina was the one that got away for Democrats. It was the only battleground state President Barack Obama didn’t win in his resounding re-election. But now Donald Trump is at the top of the Republican ticket and state GOP officials are embroiled in a contentious fight […]
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With Trump as GOP nominee, Dems eye North Carolina comeback

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:28

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) — Four years ago, North Carolina was the one that got away for Democrats. It was the only battleground state President Barack Obama didn’t win in his resounding re-election. But now Donald Trump is at the top of the Republican ticket and state GOP officials are embroiled in a contentious fight […]

Muslim student misidentified as ‘Isis Phillips’ in yearbook

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:27

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — A Muslim high school student who was mistakenly identified in her Southern California yearbook as “Isis Phillips” says she’s hurt not only by the error, but by her classmates who blasted her for denouncing it. Bayan Zehlif, a 17-year-old high school senior, said at a news conference with Muslim community […]
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Muslim student misidentified as ‘Isis Phillips’ in yearbook

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:27

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — A Muslim high school student who was mistakenly identified in her Southern California yearbook as “Isis Phillips” says she’s hurt not only by the error, but by her classmates who blasted her for denouncing it. Bayan Zehlif, a 17-year-old high school senior, said at a news conference with Muslim community […]
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Muslim student misidentified as ‘Isis Phillips’ in yearbook

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:27

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — A Muslim high school student who was mistakenly identified in her Southern California yearbook as “Isis Phillips” says she’s hurt not only by the error, but by her classmates who blasted her for denouncing it. Bayan Zehlif, a 17-year-old high school senior, said at a news conference with Muslim community […]

Muslim student misidentified as 'Isis Phillips' in yearbook

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:25

Bayan Zehlif, 17, speaks during a news conference on Monday, May 9, 2016 in Anaheim, Calif. Zehlif has posted a photo on Facebook of herself in a hijab with the name "Isis Phillips" underneath it as it appears in the Los Osos High School yearbook. She writes in the post that she's "extremely saddened, disgusted, hurt and embarrassed." She says the school told her it was a "typo" but she says, "I beg to differ." (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — A Muslim high school student who was mistakenly identified in her Southern California yearbook as "Isis Phillips" says she's hurt not only by the error, but by her classmates who blasted her for denouncing it.


Congressional Republicans grapple with new Trump reality

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:25

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans are returning to Capitol Hill to confront an awkward new reality: Donald Trump is their presumptive presidential nominee. But instead of uniting behind him, leading figures like House Speaker Paul Ryan are withholding their support. That highly unusual state of affairs is creating a tricky situation for Republicans in the […]
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Congressional Republicans grapple with new Trump reality

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:25

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans are returning to Capitol Hill to confront an awkward new reality: Donald Trump is their presumptive presidential nominee. But instead of uniting behind him, leading figures like House Speaker Paul Ryan are withholding their support. That highly unusual state of affairs is creating a tricky situation for Republicans in the […]
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Congressional Republicans grapple with new Trump reality

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:25

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans are returning to Capitol Hill to confront an awkward new reality: Donald Trump is their presumptive presidential nominee. But instead of uniting behind him, leading figures like House Speaker Paul Ryan are withholding their support. That highly unusual state of affairs is creating a tricky situation for Republicans in the […]

George W. Bush, Prince Harry call for mental health stigma to end

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:21

At the Invictus Games, the former president urges doctors to drop "disororder" from PTSD.

       

San Francisco officials take up immigrant sanctuary policy

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:17

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly a year after a shooting death along a San Francisco pier sparked a national debate on how the city handles criminal suspects in the country illegally, officials are considering a proposal that would clarify the guidelines under which federal deportation authorities could be contacted. On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board […]
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San Francisco officials take up immigrant sanctuary policy

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:17

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly a year after a shooting death along a San Francisco pier sparked a national debate on how the city handles criminal suspects in the country illegally, officials are considering a proposal that would clarify the guidelines under which federal deportation authorities could be contacted. On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board […]
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San Francisco officials take up immigrant sanctuary policy

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:17

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly a year after a shooting death along a San Francisco pier sparked a national debate on how the city handles criminal suspects in the country illegally, officials are considering a proposal that would clarify the guidelines under which federal deportation authorities could be contacted. On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board […]

2 of 3 drifters charged with Marin Co., SF murders to stand trial in September

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:09

2 of 3 drifters charged with Marin Co., SF murders to stand trial in SeptemberTwo of the three drifters charged with murders in Marin County and San Francisco will stand trial in September.


Hawaii plan would offset cost of organic farm certification

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:08

WAIMANALO, Hawaii (AP) — On a farm tucked under the lush Koolau Mountains, Sean Anderson tends his passion fruit, kale and salad greens using only what nature provides. He creates his own compost and fertilizers, and doesn’t use chemicals. But he’s not certified as an organic farmer because the cost of getting certification is too […]
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Hawaii plan would offset cost of organic farm certification

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:08

WAIMANALO, Hawaii (AP) — On a farm tucked under the lush Koolau Mountains, Sean Anderson tends his passion fruit, kale and salad greens using only what nature provides. He creates his own compost and fertilizers, and doesn’t use chemicals. But he’s not certified as an organic farmer because the cost of getting certification is too […]
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Hawaii plan would offset cost of organic farm certification

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:08

WAIMANALO, Hawaii (AP) — On a farm tucked under the lush Koolau Mountains, Sean Anderson tends his passion fruit, kale and salad greens using only what nature provides. He creates his own compost and fertilizers, and doesn’t use chemicals. But he’s not certified as an organic farmer because the cost of getting certification is too […]

Bay Area research leads to improvements to smartphone voice assistants

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:05

Bay Area research leads to improvements to smartphone voice assistantsFor millions of us, the voice assistant on our cellphone is like having an all-knowing friend with advice on almost anything. But what about in a crisis?


2 Kentucky governors, past and present, in acrid public feud

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s two most recent governors are feuding, but they can agree on one thing: the FBI is investigating. While peaceful transitions of power are a longstanding U.S. tradition, the handoff in Kentucky from Democrat Steve Beshear to Republican Matt Bevin has been ugly. The two men have argued loudly over health […]
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2 Kentucky governors, past and present, in acrid public feud

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 15:04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s two most recent governors are feuding, but they can agree on one thing: the FBI is investigating. While peaceful transitions of power are a longstanding U.S. tradition, the handoff in Kentucky from Democrat Steve Beshear to Republican Matt Bevin has been ugly. The two men have argued loudly over health […]
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