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Target: Transgenders can use bathrooms matching gender ID

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:58

NEW YORK (AP) — Target is making a stand on the debate around what type of bathrooms transgenders can use. In a statement posted on its company website Tuesday, the discounter, based in Minneapolis, said transgender employees and customers can use the restroom or fitting room facility that “corresponds with their gender identity.” The statement […]
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Target: Transgenders can use bathrooms matching gender ID

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:58

NEW YORK (AP) — Target is making a stand on the debate around what type of bathrooms transgenders can use. In a statement posted on its company website Tuesday, the discounter, based in Minneapolis, said transgender employees and customers can use the restroom or fitting room facility that “corresponds with their gender identity.” The statement […]

Newmont Mining and AB InBev climb; Netflix and Illumina skid

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:56

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Newmont Mining Corp., up $1.45 to $30.19 Shares in metals and mining companies rose as the prices of gold and silver jumped. Most Read StoriesHuman remains found at recycling center, believed […]
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Newmont Mining and AB InBev climb; Netflix and Illumina skid

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:56

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Newmont Mining Corp., up $1.45 to $30.19 Shares in metals and mining companies rose as the prices of gold and silver jumped. Most Read StoriesHuman remains found at recycling center, believed […]
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Newmont Mining and AB InBev climb; Netflix and Illumina skid

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:56

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Newmont Mining Corp., up $1.45 to $30.19 Shares in metals and mining companies rose as the prices of gold and silver jumped. Most Read StoriesHuman remains found at recycling center, believed […]

Alabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandal

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:55
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Robert Bentley's former law enforcement secretary sued his old boss Tuesday, saying that Bentley wrongly fired him.

Families settle lawsuits in fatal crash involving executive

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:54

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The families of a Vermont couple killed when a former Fortune 500 executive crashed his pickup truck into their SUV on a New Hampshire highway have settled lawsuits related to the crash. Robert Dellinger was an executive at PPG Industries Inc. in Pittsburgh who held top positions at Sprint Corp., Delphi […]
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Families settle lawsuits in fatal crash involving executive

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:54

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The families of a Vermont couple killed when a former Fortune 500 executive crashed his pickup truck into their SUV on a New Hampshire highway have settled lawsuits related to the crash. Robert Dellinger was an executive at PPG Industries Inc. in Pittsburgh who held top positions at Sprint Corp., Delphi […]
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Families settle lawsuits in fatal crash involving executive

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:54

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The families of a Vermont couple killed when a former Fortune 500 executive crashed his pickup truck into their SUV on a New Hampshire highway have settled lawsuits related to the crash. Robert Dellinger was an executive at PPG Industries Inc. in Pittsburgh who held top positions at Sprint Corp., Delphi […]

APNewsBreak: DC schools chief asked contractor for $100K

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:53

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, then-Deputy DC Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson during a news conference in Washington. Emails obtained by The Associated Press show that now-District of Columbia Schools Chancellor Henderson asked a troubled contractor for a $100,000 contribution to a Kennedy Center gala honoring teachers. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — The chancellor of Washington's public schools asked a food-service contractor for a $100,000 contribution to a Kennedy Center gala honoring teachers, weeks after the company was accused in a whistleblower lawsuit of cheating the city out of millions of dollars, according to emails obtained by The Associated Press.


Intel to cut 12,000 jobs as it confronts decline in PCs

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:53

FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, file photo shows a laptop that uses Intel's sixth-generation Core chip known as Skylake, at the Intel booth during CES International in Las Vegas. Intel announced Tuesday, April 19, it will cut 12,000 jobs, about 11 percent of its workforce, as it reorganizes to confront a decline in sales of personal computers. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Intel says it will cut 12,000 jobs — about 11 percent of its workforce — as it reorganizes to confront a decline in sales of personal computers.


Missing firefighter described as well-liked high-achiever

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:52

An undated photo provided by the Virginia State Police shows paramedic-firefighter Nicole Mittendorff, who has been missing for nearly a week. Search crews have been scouring the rugged terrain of the Shenandoah National Park for the 31-year-old Woodbridge, Virginia, woman. (Virginia State Police via AP)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A paramedic-firefighter who disappeared last week always put others first, and authorities are asking the public to return the favor by calling police if they have any information that might help search crews scouring the rugged terrain of the Shenandoah National Park.


Judge dismisses class-action lawsuit in Flint water crisis

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:49
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A class-action lawsuit over Flint's contaminated water was dismissed Tuesday, with the judge saying constitutional claims by residents are barred by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.

Six dead as Houston floods threaten area; schools, Exxon campus close

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:46

Flood waters cover the area of FM 1463 at IH-10 in Fort Bend CountyHouston canceled school for a second straight day on Tuesday and Exxon Mobil Corp sent employees home early as a precaution against rain that sent rivers flooding streets, left six dead and led to more than 1,000 water rescues in the country's fourth most populous city. Exxon said it was worried rising water levels in nearby Spring Creek could flood roads surrounding its new campus and prevent people from leaving or entering. The National Weather Service put a flash flood watch in effect for large parts of the Houston area and into southwestern Louisiana on Tuesday after several inches of rain added to Monday's deluge of as much as 18 inches (45 cm) in some areas of Harris County, which includes Houston.


No charges for prison guard who killed biker in Denver brawl

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:41

FILE - in this Jan. 30, 2016 file photo, paramedics attend to a man wounded in a clash with police during a motorcycle rally at the National Western Complex, in Denver. Prosecutors won't file charges against a Colorado Department of Corrections officer who fatally shot a biker during a shootout at a Denver motorcycle show. The Denver district attorney's office said Tuesday, April 19, 2016 that 33-year-old Derrick Duran claimed self-defense in the violent January clash, making it unlikely a jury would convict him in the death of 46-year-old Victor Mendoza. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP, file) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO SALES; NEW YORK POST OUT; NEW YORK DAILY NEWS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITDENVER (AP) — A Colorado corrections officer who killed a man during a shootout between two biker clubs at a Denver motorcycle show won't face criminal charges because his self-defense claim makes it unlikely a jury would convict him, prosecutors said Tuesday.


Congress unlikely to act on Puerto Rico ahead of deadline

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress seems increasingly unlikely to take action to help Puerto Rico ahead of a May 1 deadline for the commonwealth to default on a nearly half-billion-dollar debt payment.

Air China employee linked to Macau billionaire faces own case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:38
An employee of a Chinese airline, who came onto the radar of U.S. authorities as they probed the activities of a Macau billionaire accused of bribing a U.N. General Assembly president, is now facing legal troubles of her own. The Federal Bureau of Investigation earlier this month searched the home of Air China Ltd employee Ying Lin, seizing 100 items, including computers and jewelry, her lawyer said last week at a hearing in federal court in Brooklyn, New York. No claims have been made involving Air China, where Lin has worked for 14 years and is its Newark station manager.

Priest who stole $300k to remain in jail after 1st parole

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:38
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest who served as the face of the church in New Hampshire during the sex abuse scandal was granted parole Tuesday on two of his convictions for stealing $300,000 from a hospital, a bishop and a dead priest's estate. But he'll still serve at least two more years in jail to complete his full sentence.

Mariners minor league report: Mike Zunino keeps on hitting homers, Edwin Diaz with another strong start

Seattle Mariners - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:37

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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Sideways truck blocking lanes on Schuylkill Expressway

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:35

Multi-vehicle crash on Schuylkill Expressway, major traffic delays in areaA crash has created delays on the westbound Schuylkill Expressway near the Gulph Mills exit.