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The Latest: French police fire gas to repel minor clashes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:52

Demonstrators, left, clash with Unions security men during a protest against Labor Law as the Socialist government decided to force the bill through Parliament without a vote, in Paris, Thursday, May 12, 2016. France's government is facing a major test as lawmakers hold a no-confidence vote, prompted by a deeply divisive labor law allowing longer workdays and easier layoffs.(AP Photo/Christophe Ena)PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French government facing a no-confidence vote over labor law, and protests against the legislation (all times local):


Mayor: North Carolina city won't back down on LGBT equality

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:51
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina mayor says her city will not compromise on its equality law allowing transgender people to use the restroom of the gender with which they identify.

Average 30-year loan rate falls to 3.57 percent, 3-year low

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:50

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a third straight week, posting new lows for the year. The benchmark 30-year rate reached a three-year low. The low rates come amid the spring home buying season, luring prospective purchasers. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dipped to 3.57 […]
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Average 30-year loan rate falls to 3.57 percent, 3-year low

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:50

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a third straight week, posting new lows for the year. The benchmark 30-year rate reached a three-year low. The low rates come amid the spring home buying season, luring prospective purchasers. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dipped to 3.57 […]
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Average 30-year loan rate falls to 3.57 percent, 3-year low

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:50

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a third straight week, posting new lows for the year. The benchmark 30-year rate reached a three-year low. The low rates come amid the spring home buying season, luring prospective purchasers. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dipped to 3.57 […]

UW, Disney team up to create pieces of paper that connect to the digital world

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:48

University of Washington researchers are using radio frequency tags to turn pieces of paper into connected devices.
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UW, Disney team up to create pieces of paper that connect to the digital world

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:48

University of Washington researchers are using radio frequency tags to turn pieces of paper into connected devices.
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UW, Disney team up to create pieces of paper that connect to the digital world

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:48

University of Washington researchers are using radio frequency tags to turn pieces of paper into connected devices.

Prisoner escapes from Philadelphia hospital after arrest

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:47

Prisoner escapes from Philadelphia hospital after arrestPolice say a 24-year-old prisoner escaped from a hospital in West Philadelphia.


Sioux tribes push to protect sacred Black Hills site Pe’ Sla

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:45

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Rosebud Sioux member Russell Eagle Bear remembers feeling relief as night was falling at a sacred site in the Black Hills of South Dakota called Pe’ Sla. People had gathered to pray on a cold, windy evening in December 2012 just after a group of tribes completed the purchase of the […]
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Sioux tribes push to protect sacred Black Hills site Pe’ Sla

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:45

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Rosebud Sioux member Russell Eagle Bear remembers feeling relief as night was falling at a sacred site in the Black Hills of South Dakota called Pe’ Sla. People had gathered to pray on a cold, windy evening in December 2012 just after a group of tribes completed the purchase of the […]
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Sioux tribes push to protect sacred Black Hills site Pe’ Sla

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:45

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Rosebud Sioux member Russell Eagle Bear remembers feeling relief as night was falling at a sacred site in the Black Hills of South Dakota called Pe’ Sla. People had gathered to pray on a cold, windy evening in December 2012 just after a group of tribes completed the purchase of the […]

New York Today: New York Today: A Possibility of Prison

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:41
Thursday: A father-son sentencing, sunny skies, and the New York Cake Show.

US stocks bounce back from recent losses on deal reports

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:40

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher Thursday morning as companies including agribusiness giant Monsanto are climbing on reports of possible buyouts. Retailers got more bad news as department store Kohl’s reported disappointing first-quarter results. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average gained 18 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,730 as of 10:23 […]
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US stocks bounce back from recent losses on deal reports

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:40

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher Thursday morning as companies including agribusiness giant Monsanto are climbing on reports of possible buyouts. Retailers got more bad news as department store Kohl’s reported disappointing first-quarter results. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average gained 18 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,730 as of 10:23 […]
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US stocks bounce back from recent losses on deal reports

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:40

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher Thursday morning as companies including agribusiness giant Monsanto are climbing on reports of possible buyouts. Retailers got more bad news as department store Kohl’s reported disappointing first-quarter results. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average gained 18 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,730 as of 10:23 […]

Dick Vitale’s gala raising funds for pediatric cancer

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:38

If you’re a college basketball fan, imagine how much fun it would be to exchange text messages with Dick Vitale. Yes, the man who was a big part of the sport’s success in the last few decades sends texts and plenty of them. Instead of the texts full of catchphrases, predictions and analysis, they’re full […]
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Dick Vitale’s gala raising funds for pediatric cancer

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:38

If you’re a college basketball fan, imagine how much fun it would be to exchange text messages with Dick Vitale. Yes, the man who was a big part of the sport’s success in the last few decades sends texts and plenty of them. Instead of the texts full of catchphrases, predictions and analysis, they’re full […]
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Dick Vitale’s gala raising funds for pediatric cancer

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:38

If you’re a college basketball fan, imagine how much fun it would be to exchange text messages with Dick Vitale. Yes, the man who was a big part of the sport’s success in the last few decades sends texts and plenty of them. Instead of the texts full of catchphrases, predictions and analysis, they’re full […]

Oil, gas industry challenges efforts to protect Western bird

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:38

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Representatives of the oil and gas industry say they are suing the Obama administration over drilling restrictions meant to protect a struggling bird that ranges across 11 Western states. Thursday’s announcement comes from the Western Energy Alliance and North Dakota Petroleum Council.They said local and state efforts to prop up populations […]
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