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IN BRIEF: The toll and damage in Japan’s deadly earthquakes

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:44

TOKYO (AP) — Key facts about the two deadly earthquakes that struck the same area in southern Japan on successive nights: FIRST QUAKE: A magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck at 9:26 p.m. Thursday at a depth of 11 kilometers (7 miles). ___ SECOND QUAKE: A magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck at 1:25 a.m. Saturday at a depth of 12 […]
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IN BRIEF: The toll and damage in Japan’s deadly earthquakes

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:44

TOKYO (AP) — Key facts about the two deadly earthquakes that struck the same area in southern Japan on successive nights: FIRST QUAKE: A magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck at 9:26 p.m. Thursday at a depth of 11 kilometers (7 miles). ___ SECOND QUAKE: A magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck at 1:25 a.m. Saturday at a depth of 12 […]
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IN BRIEF: The toll and damage in Japan’s deadly earthquakes

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:44

TOKYO (AP) — Key facts about the two deadly earthquakes that struck the same area in southern Japan on successive nights: FIRST QUAKE: A magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck at 9:26 p.m. Thursday at a depth of 11 kilometers (7 miles). ___ SECOND QUAKE: A magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck at 1:25 a.m. Saturday at a depth of 12 […]

Military brass to gather in Vermont to highlight ROTC origin

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:43

In this April 12, 2016 photo, ROTC cadet Jacob Jasewicz squats next to an unloaded rifle that was used as part of a training exercise at Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., The exercise is part of the training undergone by ROTC students at Norwich. On April 21 and 22, some of the nations top military officers will be at Norwich to commemorate the 100th anniversary of ROTC, which produces about 70 percent of the nations military officers. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Almost 200 years after Vermont native Alden Partridge set up the nation's first private military college on the banks of the Connecticut River, thousands of young women and men across the country are perpetuating his dream of having civilian-educated officers leading the nation's military.


Military brass to gather in Vermont to highlight ROTC origin

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:33

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Almost 200 years after Vermont native Alden Partridge set up the nation’s first private military college on the banks of the Connecticut River, thousands of young women and men across the country are perpetuating his dream of having civilian-educated officers leading the nation’s military. On Thursday, some of the nation’s top […]
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Military brass to gather in Vermont to highlight ROTC origin

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:33

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Almost 200 years after Vermont native Alden Partridge set up the nation’s first private military college on the banks of the Connecticut River, thousands of young women and men across the country are perpetuating his dream of having civilian-educated officers leading the nation’s military. On Thursday, some of the nation’s top […]
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Military brass to gather in Vermont to highlight ROTC origin

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:33

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Almost 200 years after Vermont native Alden Partridge set up the nation’s first private military college on the banks of the Connecticut River, thousands of young women and men across the country are perpetuating his dream of having civilian-educated officers leading the nation’s military. On Thursday, some of the nation’s top […]

Bernie Sanders says he met with Pope Francis.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:30

Backdropped by St. Peter's Basilica dome, US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders meets reporters outside the Perugino gate at the Vatican, Friday, April 15, 2016. Sanders spoke at a conference commemorating the 25th anniversary of "Centesimus Annus," a high-level teaching document by Pope John Paul II on the economy and social justice at the end of the Cold War. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)Sanders said the meeting took place Saturday morning before the pope left for his one-day visit to Greece. Sanders said it’s a message he has been sending as well. “We had an opportunity to meet with him this morning,” Sanders said.


TSA woes mean major delays for Philadelphia flyers

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:29

TSA woes mean major delays for Philadelphia travelersPhiladelphia International Airport has been identified as one of the worst in the nation when it comes to long security lines.


Obama’s power over immigration drives Supreme Court dispute

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:28

WASHINGTON (AP) — The raging political fight over immigration comes to the Supreme Court on Monday in a dispute that could affect millions of people who are in the United States illegally. The court is weighing the fate of Obama administration programs that could shield roughly 4 million people from deportation and grant them the […]
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Obama’s power over immigration drives Supreme Court dispute

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:28

WASHINGTON (AP) — The raging political fight over immigration comes to the Supreme Court on Monday in a dispute that could affect millions of people who are in the United States illegally. The court is weighing the fate of Obama administration programs that could shield roughly 4 million people from deportation and grant them the […]
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Obama’s power over immigration drives Supreme Court dispute

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:28

WASHINGTON (AP) — The raging political fight over immigration comes to the Supreme Court on Monday in a dispute that could affect millions of people who are in the United States illegally. The court is weighing the fate of Obama administration programs that could shield roughly 4 million people from deportation and grant them the […]

Poll: Americans happy at home, upset with federal government

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:23

Graphic shows results of AP-GfK poll on attitudes toward government; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;CHICAGO (AP) — All that talk of an angry America?


Poll: Americans happy at home, upset with federal government

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:21

CHICAGO (AP) — All that talk of an angry America? An Associated Press-GfK poll finds that most Americans are happy with their friends and family, feel good about their finances and are more or less content at work. It’s government, particularly the federal government, that’s making them see red. Almost 8 in 10 Americans say […]
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Poll: Americans happy at home, upset with federal government

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:21

CHICAGO (AP) — All that talk of an angry America? An Associated Press-GfK poll finds that most Americans are happy with their friends and family, feel good about their finances and are more or less content at work. It’s government, particularly the federal government, that’s making them see red. Almost 8 in 10 Americans say […]
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Poll: Americans happy at home, upset with federal government

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:21

CHICAGO (AP) — All that talk of an angry America? An Associated Press-GfK poll finds that most Americans are happy with their friends and family, feel good about their finances and are more or less content at work. It’s government, particularly the federal government, that’s making them see red. Almost 8 in 10 Americans say […]

APNewsBreak: Endangered seals start journey home after rehab

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:16

In this Feb. 1, 2016 photo released by The Marine Mammal Center, Mo’o, an endangered Hawaiian monk seal, participates in rehab after being rescued and admitted to the Marine Mammal Center’s Big Island seal hospital in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Seven seals were found either abandoned or malnourished and were rescued by federal officials and then rehabilitated at the marine hospital in Hawaii. The Coast Guard picked them up and flew them back to Honolulu Thursday, April 14, 2016 for the first leg of their trip back to their native Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. (Julie Steelman /The Marine Mammal Center via AP)ABOARD US COAST GUARD HC-130 HERCULES (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard airplane rumbled down an airstrip on Hawaii's Big Island, carrying hundreds of pounds of rare and precious cargo: seven endangered Hawaiian monk seals.


101-year-old Florida woman gets second chance at prom

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:07

MIAMI (AP) — A 101-year-old Florida woman is getting a second chance at prom. Eleanor Bessin says she attended her prom on a boat in Boston with a man she had been planning to marry. However, he went off to serve in World War II, and when he returned, he developed cancer and died. She […]
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101-year-old Florida woman gets second chance at prom

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:07

MIAMI (AP) — A 101-year-old Florida woman is getting a second chance at prom. Eleanor Bessin says she attended her prom on a boat in Boston with a man she had been planning to marry. However, he went off to serve in World War II, and when he returned, he developed cancer and died. She […]
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101-year-old Florida woman gets second chance at prom

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 21:07

MIAMI (AP) — A 101-year-old Florida woman is getting a second chance at prom. Eleanor Bessin says she attended her prom on a boat in Boston with a man she had been planning to marry. However, he went off to serve in World War II, and when he returned, he developed cancer and died. She […]