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History repeats: US women’s soccer team still in wage fight

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:53

Trailblazers for the U.S. women’s national team can’t believe their successors are still having the same debate over equal pay and treatment. Michelle Akers and Julie Foudy, U.S. national team players on the 1991 and 1999 World Cup-winning teams, were among the women who drew attention to the issue two decades ago — when a […]
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History repeats: US women’s soccer team still in wage fight

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:53

Trailblazers for the U.S. women’s national team can’t believe their successors are still having the same debate over equal pay and treatment. Michelle Akers and Julie Foudy, U.S. national team players on the 1991 and 1999 World Cup-winning teams, were among the women who drew attention to the issue two decades ago — when a […]
Categories: Sports Center

History repeats: US women’s soccer team still in wage fight

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:53

Trailblazers for the U.S. women’s national team can’t believe their successors are still having the same debate over equal pay and treatment. Michelle Akers and Julie Foudy, U.S. national team players on the 1991 and 1999 World Cup-winning teams, were among the women who drew attention to the issue two decades ago — when a […]

Air Force considering Ohio base for F-35A fighter jets

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:52
SWANTON, Ohio (AP) — Military officials say the U.S. Air Force is considering northwest Ohio for one of two Air National Guard bases that will house next-generation fighter jets.

Oil island draws heat for 'disrepair and dysfunction'

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:50
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of California's early offshore oil drilling operations is under fire from state regulators to clean up its act after severely corroded and unsafe wells and other equipment were found at the idle facility as part of ramped-up inspections.

Cause of fire that killed family of 5 probed

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:45

BELLEVUE, Pa. (AP) — Investigators are trying to find the cause of a duplex fire that killed five members of a family as friends and neighbors mourn the loss of the victims, which included three children. The Friday night blaze in Bellevue, just northwest of Pittsburgh, killed 41-year-old Stephen Lasch, 38-year-old Angela Lasch, and their […]
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Cause of fire that killed family of 5 probed

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:45

BELLEVUE, Pa. (AP) — Investigators are trying to find the cause of a duplex fire that killed five members of a family as friends and neighbors mourn the loss of the victims, which included three children. The Friday night blaze in Bellevue, just northwest of Pittsburgh, killed 41-year-old Stephen Lasch, 38-year-old Angela Lasch, and their […]
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Cause of fire that killed family of 5 probed

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:45

BELLEVUE, Pa. (AP) — Investigators are trying to find the cause of a duplex fire that killed five members of a family as friends and neighbors mourn the loss of the victims, which included three children. The Friday night blaze in Bellevue, just northwest of Pittsburgh, killed 41-year-old Stephen Lasch, 38-year-old Angela Lasch, and their […]

Oil island draws heat for ‘disrepair and dysfunction’

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:45

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of California’s early offshore oil drilling operations is under fire from state regulators to clean up its act after severely corroded and unsafe wells and other equipment were found at the idle facility as part of ramped-up inspections. The Department of Conservation focused its renewed enforcement efforts on a facility […]
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Oil island draws heat for ‘disrepair and dysfunction’

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:45

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of California’s early offshore oil drilling operations is under fire from state regulators to clean up its act after severely corroded and unsafe wells and other equipment were found at the idle facility as part of ramped-up inspections. The Department of Conservation focused its renewed enforcement efforts on a facility […]
Categories: Sports Center

Oil island draws heat for ‘disrepair and dysfunction’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:45

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of California’s early offshore oil drilling operations is under fire from state regulators to clean up its act after severely corroded and unsafe wells and other equipment were found at the idle facility as part of ramped-up inspections. The Department of Conservation focused its renewed enforcement efforts on a facility […]

VIDEO: Clooney: Money in US politics 'ridiculous'

BBC World News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:41
George Clooney has admitted that there is a "ridiculous" amount of money involved in US politics, following criticism of the sums raised at fundraisers.
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Loans forgiven while Camden hopes for baseball’s return

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:35

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A baseball stadium that was a linchpin to the redevelopment of the Camden waterfront will sit mostly empty this season after the minor league team that played in it for 15 years folded, leaving the public on the hook for millions more of the cost to build it. The independent Camden […]
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Loans forgiven while Camden hopes for baseball’s return

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:35

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A baseball stadium that was a linchpin to the redevelopment of the Camden waterfront will sit mostly empty this season after the minor league team that played in it for 15 years folded, leaving the public on the hook for millions more of the cost to build it. The independent Camden […]
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Loans forgiven while Camden hopes for baseball’s return

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:35

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A baseball stadium that was a linchpin to the redevelopment of the Camden waterfront will sit mostly empty this season after the minor league team that played in it for 15 years folded, leaving the public on the hook for millions more of the cost to build it. The independent Camden […]

Mariners minor league report: Mike Zunino homers for a third straight game

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:30

Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.
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Mariners minor league report: Mike Zunino homers for a third straight game

Seattle Mariners - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:30

Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.
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Mariners minor league report: Mike Zunino homers for a third straight game

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:30

Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.
Categories: Sports Center

Mariners minor league report: Mike Zunino homers for a third straight game

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:30

Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.

Man Killed in Police Shooting in Queens, Authorities Say

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:25
The man had fled after he was approached by plainclothes officers, and reached for a gun in his waistband during the ensuing chase, the police said.