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China’s Defense Ministry appears to confirm new missile test

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:21

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Defense Ministry appears to have confirmed a test of an intercontinental missile over disputed waters in the South China Sea. A three-sentence statement posted on the ministry’s website Thursday posed the question of whether China had fired an ICBM in the area of the South China Sea, which is claimed almost […]
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China’s Defense Ministry appears to confirm new missile test

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:21

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Defense Ministry appears to have confirmed a test of an intercontinental missile over disputed waters in the South China Sea. A three-sentence statement posted on the ministry’s website Thursday posed the question of whether China had fired an ICBM in the area of the South China Sea, which is claimed almost […]

Harriet Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson on $20 bill, treasury confirms

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:20

Harriet Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson on $20 bill, treasury confirmsThe Treasury confirmed Wednesday that Harriet Tubman will be the new face of the $20 bill following an earlier plan to replace Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill.


Some states, utilities balk at disclosing locations of lead water pipes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:19

The EPA asked state drinking water regulators to urge utilities to post details online

       

Chicago mayor: City implementing recommendations for police

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:19

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago’s new police superintendent say the city will immediately implement about a third of the recommendations made last week by a police accountability task force. The mayor’s office says Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will outline the proposed police reforms Thursday morning. Emanuel’s office says Chicago […]
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Chicago mayor: City implementing recommendations for police

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:19

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago’s new police superintendent say the city will immediately implement about a third of the recommendations made last week by a police accountability task force. The mayor’s office says Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will outline the proposed police reforms Thursday morning. Emanuel’s office says Chicago […]
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Chicago mayor: City implementing recommendations for police

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:19

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago’s new police superintendent say the city will immediately implement about a third of the recommendations made last week by a police accountability task force. The mayor’s office says Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will outline the proposed police reforms Thursday morning. Emanuel’s office says Chicago […]

9/11 Commissioner urging release of report’s 28 secret pages

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former ambassador and congressman who sat on the 9/11 Commission is urging the release of 28 pages that have been kept secret. Tim Roehmer (ROH’mer) says the public should be allowed access to the material, which reportedly focuses on Saudi Arabia’s possible role in the Sept. 11 attacks that killed thousands. […]
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9/11 Commissioner urging release of report’s 28 secret pages

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former ambassador and congressman who sat on the 9/11 Commission is urging the release of 28 pages that have been kept secret. Tim Roehmer (ROH’mer) says the public should be allowed access to the material, which reportedly focuses on Saudi Arabia’s possible role in the Sept. 11 attacks that killed thousands. […]
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9/11 Commissioner urging release of report’s 28 secret pages

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former ambassador and congressman who sat on the 9/11 Commission is urging the release of 28 pages that have been kept secret. Tim Roehmer (ROH’mer) says the public should be allowed access to the material, which reportedly focuses on Saudi Arabia’s possible role in the Sept. 11 attacks that killed thousands. […]

Iran: no output freeze until it restores pre-sanctions level

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:17
PARIS (AP) — Iran won't consider a production freeze until it reaches its pre-sanctions level of output of 4.2 million barrels a day, a senior energy official said Thursday.

Stop ticketing lemonade stands, Louisiana’s senators say

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:15

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Looking for someone to ticket? Louisiana legislators say to steer clear of neighborhood children selling lemonade. Louisiana’s state senators came down squarely on the side of the local lemonade stand Wednesday, voting 37-0 for a bill that would exempt minors engaging in sales of less than $500 a year from […]
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Stop ticketing lemonade stands, Louisiana’s senators say

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:15

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Looking for someone to ticket? Louisiana legislators say to steer clear of neighborhood children selling lemonade. Louisiana’s state senators came down squarely on the side of the local lemonade stand Wednesday, voting 37-0 for a bill that would exempt minors engaging in sales of less than $500 a year from […]
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Stop ticketing lemonade stands, Louisiana’s senators say

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:15

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Looking for someone to ticket? Louisiana legislators say to steer clear of neighborhood children selling lemonade. Louisiana’s state senators came down squarely on the side of the local lemonade stand Wednesday, voting 37-0 for a bill that would exempt minors engaging in sales of less than $500 a year from […]

Stop ticketing lemonade stands, Louisiana's senators say

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:12
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Looking for someone to ticket? Louisiana legislators say to steer clear of neighborhood children selling lemonade.

Amazon wins $30M contract to sell e-books to NYC schools

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. has won a $30 million contract to sell digital textbooks to New York City’s public schools. The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/22PRwsY ) reports that the Panel for Educational Policy approved the three-year contract on Wednesday for the Department of Education. The city school district has about 1.1 million pupils […]
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Amazon wins $30M contract to sell e-books to NYC schools

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. has won a $30 million contract to sell digital textbooks to New York City’s public schools. The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/22PRwsY ) reports that the Panel for Educational Policy approved the three-year contract on Wednesday for the Department of Education. The city school district has about 1.1 million pupils […]
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Amazon wins $30M contract to sell e-books to NYC schools

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. has won a $30 million contract to sell digital textbooks to New York City’s public schools. The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/22PRwsY ) reports that the Panel for Educational Policy approved the three-year contract on Wednesday for the Department of Education. The city school district has about 1.1 million pupils […]

Olympic torch lit at ancient Greek site

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:06
The flame for the Olympic Games in Brazil is lit in southern Greece before it is taken on an international torch relay ahead of the opening ceremony.
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R.I.P. Prince: Remembering the Music Icon's Greatest TV Appearances

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:04

 Remembering the Music Icon's Greatest TV AppearancesThe year 2016 is proving to be a tough one for fans of awesome music and the trend-setters that created it. Music icon and entirely unique human being Prince was found dead Thursday morning in his Paisley Park recording studio in Minnesota. TMZ was the first to break the news. A cause of death has not yet been reported, but on April 15, Prince forced an emergency landing of the private plane he was on due to flu-like symptoms. He performed a day later. It is not known if the issue was related to his death. Prince Rogers Nelson is best known for his powerful genre-busting epics, including "I Would Die 4 U," "When Doves Cry," and "1999," and for his film Purple Rain and the soundtrack album and single of the same name. The enigmatic superstar also flirted with television, appearing in The Muppets and, oddly enough, New Girl in 2014. Here's a clip of his appearance, in which Nick and Jess act like anyone of us would act upon seeing Prince. Prince also performed arguably the best Super Bowl halftime show of all time in 2007, playing a medley of hits in the rain as though God approved with tears of joy, and yeah that's a bit dramatic, but it was an astounding sight. But oddly enough, one of the best mentions of Prince on television didn't feature Prince at all. It was a personal anecdote by Charlie Murphy on Chappelle's Show that provided insight into the curious creature Prince was, and revealed to the world that Prince could ball and loved pancakes. And it only made viewers love Prince more. R.I.P., Prince. You will be missed.


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