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Malick Sidibé, Photographer Known for Social Reportage in Mali, Dies at 80

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:32
Mr. Sidibé’s 1960s black-and-white photos of young partygoers in his native country captured the exuberance of new freedom.

VIDEO: Lion found on LA school campus

BBC World News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:30
A mountain lion has been removed from the Los Angeles suburb of Granada Hills, after being spotted at a high school.
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Council member calls for adding millions to Seattle housing levy

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:27

Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien floated a “trial balloon” Friday for adding as much as $28?million to the mayor’s $290?million housing-levy proposal.
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Council member calls for adding millions to Seattle housing levy

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:27

Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien floated a “trial balloon” Friday for adding as much as $28?million to the mayor’s $290?million housing-levy proposal.
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Council member calls for adding millions to Seattle housing levy

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:27

Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien floated a “trial balloon” Friday for adding as much as $28?million to the mayor’s $290?million housing-levy proposal.

2 Maryland firefighters critical after being shot

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:25

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Officials say at least two firefighters are in critical condition after being shot in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C. Prince George’s County Fire/EMS spokesman Mark Brady says firefighters were responding to a welfare call at a single-family home in Temple Hills when they were shot Friday night. He says […]
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2 Maryland firefighters critical after being shot

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:25

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Officials say at least two firefighters are in critical condition after being shot in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C. Prince George’s County Fire/EMS spokesman Mark Brady says firefighters were responding to a welfare call at a single-family home in Temple Hills when they were shot Friday night. He says […]
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2 Maryland firefighters critical after being shot

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:25

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Officials say at least two firefighters are in critical condition after being shot in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C. Prince George’s County Fire/EMS spokesman Mark Brady says firefighters were responding to a welfare call at a single-family home in Temple Hills when they were shot Friday night. He says […]

Cuba to signal next steps after Obama visit

BBC World News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:24
What message will emerge from Cuba Congress after Obama visit?
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Bernie Sanders Makes Quick Transition From Brooklyn to Rome

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:23
Less than 12 hours after being grilled in a debate, the senator fielded questions he seemed to enjoy more than 4,000 miles away at a conference in Vatican City.

Why the Pope is going to Lesbos

BBC World News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:21
Why Pope is heading to Lesbos migrant hotspot
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U.C. Berkeley says provost resigns, citing wife's health

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:18
The provost of the University of California at Berkeley has stepped down, citing his wife's health issues, the school's chancellor said on Friday. Claude Steele's resignation was announced in a posting on the university's website, following revelations last week that a total of 19 staff members had violated its sexual misconduct policy. Steele, 70, is the highest-ranking administrator at Berkeley to step down as the school deals with widespread criticism about the harassment disclosures.

Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:17

New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson view the casket of former Saints defensive end Will Smith during a public viewing inside the team's NFL football training facility in Metairie, La., Friday, April 15, 2016. Smith was shot to death this past Saturday, and his wife wounded by gunfire, after an altercation following a traffic accident. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Wearing black and gold jerseys and bowing their heads, fans of slain former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith paid homage to the star on Friday, almost a week after he was shot and killed during a traffic dispute.


3 Washington State players declare for NBA draft (Apr 15, 2016) - FOXSports.com

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:17

3 Washington State players declare for NBA draft (Apr 15, 2016)
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PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State juniors Conor Clifford, Josh Hawkinson and Ike Iroegbu declared for the draft Friday. All three said they will not hire agents, allowing them to withdraw before the May 25 NCAA deadline to return to school for their ...

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Road closures point of contention for residents in Schuylkill Township, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:16

Road closures point of contention for residents in Schuylkill Township, Pa.Residents in a section of Schuylkill Township, Pennsylvania, are going to have to get used to the closing of West Pothouse Road for the next month because of the construction of two new schools.


Man says Audi Palo Alto technician took car on joy ride

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:15

Man says Audi Palo Alto technician took car on joy rideA car dealership in Palo Alto is responding to a video showing one of its technicians on what looks like a joy ride.


On campus, April 17

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:10

Roundup of this week's top stories from USA TODAY College

       

Saudi Arabia Warns of Economic Fallout if Congress Passes 9/11 Bill

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:07
The kingdom has bristled over a bill that would allow its government to be held responsible in American courts for any role in the Sept. 11 attacks.

Sounders veterans can relate to rookie Jordan Morris’ early struggles

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:06

Morris has yet to find the net in five appearances with his new team — seven, if you factor in CONCACAF Champions League. But that sample size is still minuscule by MLS standards.
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Sounders veterans can relate to rookie Jordan Morris’ early struggles

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:06

Morris has yet to find the net in five appearances with his new team — seven, if you factor in CONCACAF Champions League. But that sample size is still minuscule by MLS standards.
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