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Problems fixes all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:26

MOSCOW (AP) — In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go a Crimean summer camp. The one thing that made it possible was President Vladimir Putin’s call-in show where distressed Russians appealed to the country’s leader to […]
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Problems fixes all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:26

MOSCOW (AP) — In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go a Crimean summer camp. The one thing that made it possible was President Vladimir Putin’s call-in show where distressed Russians appealed to the country’s leader to […]

Ex-'Apprentice' contestants fire back at Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:22

Participants on Trump's TV show say he should not be president

       

Driver loses control, crashes into pole in Montco

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:22

Driver loses control, crashes into pole in MontcoPolice say a driver lost control and crashed into utility pole in Horsham, Pennsylvania.


NZ hotel cafe bars Lycra shorts

BBC World News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:20
A hotel in Rangoria, New Zealand, bars customers in Lycra shorts from its cafe, in a bid to avoid the sight of "unsightly" bulges.
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Obama backs effort to give consumers options on cable boxes

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is throwing his weight behind an effort to give consumers more choice when it comes to the cable boxes that control which television channels they watch. Most TV subscribers lease boxes from their cable service provider. The Federal Communications Commission is pursuing new regulations giving consumers more options to […]
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Obama backs effort to give consumers options on cable boxes

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is throwing his weight behind an effort to give consumers more choice when it comes to the cable boxes that control which television channels they watch. Most TV subscribers lease boxes from their cable service provider. The Federal Communications Commission is pursuing new regulations giving consumers more options to […]
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Obama backs effort to give consumers options on cable boxes

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is throwing his weight behind an effort to give consumers more choice when it comes to the cable boxes that control which television channels they watch. Most TV subscribers lease boxes from their cable service provider. The Federal Communications Commission is pursuing new regulations giving consumers more options to […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:14

In this April 12, 2016 photo, a dried up pond is seen in Talagoan, 145 kilometres (90 miles) north-east of Mumbai, India. Another year of severe drought has left hundreds of millions reeling in at least 13 Indian states, and experts predict the situation will only worsen as summer stretches on. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:


Earnings schedule for the week of 4/18/2016

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:13

MONDAY PepsiCo Inc. reports earnings before the market open. Netflix Inc. reports earnings after the market close. TUESDAY Most Read StoriesMan charged with slaying of Ingrid Lyne tells police: I’m ‘not a normal person’Man driving with suspended license injures 6 boys in Maple Valley crashAmazon to set up temporary homeless haven on downtown campusBellevue High […]
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Earnings schedule for the week of 4/18/2016

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:13

MONDAY PepsiCo Inc. reports earnings before the market open. Netflix Inc. reports earnings after the market close. TUESDAY Most Read StoriesMan charged with slaying of Ingrid Lyne tells police: I’m ‘not a normal person’Man driving with suspended license injures 6 boys in Maple Valley crashAmazon to set up temporary homeless haven on downtown campusBellevue High […]
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Earnings schedule for the week of 4/18/2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:13

MONDAY PepsiCo Inc. reports earnings before the market open. Netflix Inc. reports earnings after the market close. TUESDAY Most Read StoriesMan charged with slaying of Ingrid Lyne tells police: I’m ‘not a normal person’Man driving with suspended license injures 6 boys in Maple Valley crashAmazon to set up temporary homeless haven on downtown campusBellevue High […]

Refugees, rights groups buoyed by papal spotlight

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:03

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Municipal crews were pressure-hosing streets, pruning trees and touching up building facades on this Greek island where Pope Francis will visit Saturday, a mission human rights groups hope will highlight the plight of refugees who fled their war-ravaged homes only to be denied entry to Europe. The Vatican insists Francis’ five-hour […]
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Refugees, rights groups buoyed by papal spotlight

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:03

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Municipal crews were pressure-hosing streets, pruning trees and touching up building facades on this Greek island where Pope Francis will visit Saturday, a mission human rights groups hope will highlight the plight of refugees who fled their war-ravaged homes only to be denied entry to Europe. The Vatican insists Francis’ five-hour […]
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Refugees, rights groups buoyed by papal spotlight

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:03

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Municipal crews were pressure-hosing streets, pruning trees and touching up building facades on this Greek island where Pope Francis will visit Saturday, a mission human rights groups hope will highlight the plight of refugees who fled their war-ravaged homes only to be denied entry to Europe. The Vatican insists Francis’ five-hour […]

Pepper spray college 'hid web results'

BBC World News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:02
The American university at the centre of a pepper spray row paid consultants more than $175,000 (£123,000) to bury online search results about the incident.
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Magnitude-5.4 quake hits Japan Saturday morning

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:00

An earthquake measuring 5.4 has hit southern Kyushu island on Saturday morning, following a 7.3-magnitude quake that killed at least six peo...

       

Syrian government delegation arrives in Geneva for talks

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:00

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media says a government delegation has arrived to join the new round of U.N.-mediated peace talks with an umbrella opposition group that began this week in Geneva. The arrival of the Damascus team, led by Syria’s U.N. Ambassador Bashar Jaafari, comes amid an escalation in northern Aleppo province that has […]
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Syrian government delegation arrives in Geneva for talks

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:00

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media says a government delegation has arrived to join the new round of U.N.-mediated peace talks with an umbrella opposition group that began this week in Geneva. The arrival of the Damascus team, led by Syria’s U.N. Ambassador Bashar Jaafari, comes amid an escalation in northern Aleppo province that has […]
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Syrian government delegation arrives in Geneva for talks

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:00

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media says a government delegation has arrived to join the new round of U.N.-mediated peace talks with an umbrella opposition group that began this week in Geneva. The arrival of the Damascus team, led by Syria’s U.N. Ambassador Bashar Jaafari, comes amid an escalation in northern Aleppo province that has […]