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AP Interview: Son of Cambodian leader has ambition

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:21

WASHINGTON (AP) — The youngest son of Cambodia’s prime minister has an easy smile and conciliatory air. Hun Many’s genteel manner contrasts with the ruthlessness that has characterized his father’s 30 years in power, but that doesn’t mean he’s not ambitious. The 33-year-old lawmaker told The Associated Press that he also wants to become the […]

Clinton, Sanders shadowing each other across Iowa

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:18

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are shadowing each other across eastern Iowa, eager to carve out any advantage in a race that’s deadlocked with just over a week until the state’s lead–off caucuses. The candidates’ overlapping campaign schedules underscore the close eye the rivals are keeping on each other. They’ll […]
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Clinton, Sanders shadowing each other across Iowa

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:18

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are shadowing each other across eastern Iowa, eager to carve out any advantage in a race that’s deadlocked with just over a week until the state’s lead–off caucuses. The candidates’ overlapping campaign schedules underscore the close eye the rivals are keeping on each other. They’ll […]
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Clinton, Sanders shadowing each other across Iowa

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:18

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are shadowing each other across eastern Iowa, eager to carve out any advantage in a race that’s deadlocked with just over a week until the state’s lead–off caucuses. The candidates’ overlapping campaign schedules underscore the close eye the rivals are keeping on each other. They’ll […]

Cruz offers his vision for election face-off with Clinton

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:16

HOLLIS, N.H. (AP) — Even before the first primary votes are cast, Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is dreaming of a face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. He warns his supporters about what he thinks America will look like under a Hillary Clinton administration, predicting a nuclear-armed Iran, amnesty for millions of people in America […]
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Cruz offers his vision for election face-off with Clinton

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:16

HOLLIS, N.H. (AP) — Even before the first primary votes are cast, Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is dreaming of a face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. He warns his supporters about what he thinks America will look like under a Hillary Clinton administration, predicting a nuclear-armed Iran, amnesty for millions of people in America […]
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Cruz offers his vision for election face-off with Clinton

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:16

HOLLIS, N.H. (AP) — Even before the first primary votes are cast, Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is dreaming of a face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. He warns his supporters about what he thinks America will look like under a Hillary Clinton administration, predicting a nuclear-armed Iran, amnesty for millions of people in America […]

Flint lead problem could be eased by recoating old pipes

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:13

Flint’s mayor has floated a shockingly high price tag to fix the Michigan city’s lead-contamination problem: $1.5 billion to replace damaged pipes. Gov. Rick Snyder put the figure at $700 million. In the meantime, officials and water experts are hopeful that there is a less drastic and far cheaper step — using a chemical to […]
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Flint lead problem could be eased by recoating old pipes

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:13

Flint’s mayor has floated a shockingly high price tag to fix the Michigan city’s lead-contamination problem: $1.5 billion to replace damaged pipes. Gov. Rick Snyder put the figure at $700 million. In the meantime, officials and water experts are hopeful that there is a less drastic and far cheaper step — using a chemical to […]
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Flint lead problem could be eased by recoating old pipes

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:13

Flint’s mayor has floated a shockingly high price tag to fix the Michigan city’s lead-contamination problem: $1.5 billion to replace damaged pipes. Gov. Rick Snyder put the figure at $700 million. In the meantime, officials and water experts are hopeful that there is a less drastic and far cheaper step — using a chemical to […]

Flint lead problem could be eased by recoating old pipes

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:12

This Jan. 21, 2016 photo shows the water tower at the Flint, Mich., water plant. Flint’s mayor has floated a shockingly high price to fix the city’s lead-contamination problem, saying it could millions to replace damaged pipes. (Perry Rech/American Red Cross via AP) MANDATORY CREDITFlint's mayor has floated a shockingly high price tag to fix the Michigan city's lead-contamination problem: $1.5 billion to replace damaged pipes. Gov. Rick Snyder put the figure at $700 million.


Michigan questions some US demands regarding Flint water

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:11

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan’s top environmental officer was by turns cooperative and confrontational with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in a letter pledging to work with the federal government to ensure the safety of Flint’s drinking water but challenging the legality and scope of some federal demands. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Director Keith Creagh […]
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Michigan questions some US demands regarding Flint water

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:11

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan’s top environmental officer was by turns cooperative and confrontational with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in a letter pledging to work with the federal government to ensure the safety of Flint’s drinking water but challenging the legality and scope of some federal demands. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Director Keith Creagh […]
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Michigan questions some US demands regarding Flint water

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:11

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan’s top environmental officer was by turns cooperative and confrontational with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in a letter pledging to work with the federal government to ensure the safety of Flint’s drinking water but challenging the legality and scope of some federal demands. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Director Keith Creagh […]

Film academy leader announces plans to increase diversity

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:11

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2015 file photo, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, arrives at the Governors Awards in Los Angeles. The second straight year of all-white acting nominees has turned this year’s Academy Awards into a referendum on diversity in the movie industry and sparked protests around Hollywood’s biggest annual celebration. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)When the Oscar nominations revealed a second consecutive year of all-white acting nominees, it lit a fire under film academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the first African-American to lead the organization.


AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:09

Officers stand outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 during the March for Life 2016, an annual rally on the anniversary of 1973 "Roe v. Wade" U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.


Accumulating questions: What's a blizzard? Is this El Nino?

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:09

Madison Riley, left, and Katie Lantuh walk down the middle of Pennsylvania Avenue with the U.S. Capitol behind them, as the snow falls, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 in Washington. One in seven Americans will get at least half a foot of snow outside their homes when this weekend's big storm has finished delivering blizzards, gale-force winds, whiteout conditions and flooding to much of the eastern United States. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)KENSINGTON, Md. (AP) — Oh, the weather outside is frightful. Winds will soon turn spiteful. The East has no place to go. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.


AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:04

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery features officers standing outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington during the March for Life rally on the anniversary of the […]
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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:04

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery features officers standing outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington during the March for Life rally on the anniversary of the […]
Categories: Sports Center

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:04

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery features officers standing outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington during the March for Life rally on the anniversary of the […]