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A Long Hardwood</br>Journey

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:16
A basketball coach’s tough, cerebral style guided a Bronx high school team through a season of pain and triumph as it pursued a city title.









Germany’s Tone Grows Sharper in Greek Debt Crisis

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:13
The statement by Wolfgang Schäuble fueled a perception among many Europeans that Germany was displaying a harder, more selfish edge in negotiating a new deal to bail out Greece.









More investigations target Planned Parenthood policies

NBA - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:10
The governors of Georgia and Indiana and Ohio’s attorney general on Thursday ordered investigations of Planned Parenthood facilities in their states to determine if organs from aborted fetuses were being sold. The state investigations — as well as probes announced Wednesday by three Republican-led congressional committees — come in response to the release of an […]
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More investigations target Planned Parenthood policies

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:10
The governors of Georgia and Indiana and Ohio’s attorney general on Thursday ordered investigations of Planned Parenthood facilities in their states to determine if organs from aborted fetuses were being sold. The state investigations — as well as probes announced Wednesday by three Republican-led congressional committees — come in response to the release of an […]
Categories: Sports Center

More investigations target Planned Parenthood policies

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:10
The governors of Georgia and Indiana and Ohio’s attorney general on Thursday ordered investigations of Planned Parenthood facilities in their states to determine if organs from aborted fetuses were being sold. The state investigations — as well as probes announced Wednesday by three Republican-led congressional committees — come in response to the release of an […]

Hedging bets in 2016: Some donors give to Bush and Clinton

NBA - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:09
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Catsimatidis, a Manhattan grocery chain owner, gave as much money as allowed to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Democratic primary campaign. Two months later, he gave the same amount, $2,700, to Jeb Bush, her would-be Republican challenger. “I’ve been friends with both of their families for many, many years,” he said. “They both […]
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Hedging bets in 2016: Some donors give to Bush and Clinton

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:09
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Catsimatidis, a Manhattan grocery chain owner, gave as much money as allowed to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Democratic primary campaign. Two months later, he gave the same amount, $2,700, to Jeb Bush, her would-be Republican challenger. “I’ve been friends with both of their families for many, many years,” he said. “They both […]
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Hedging bets in 2016: Some donors give to Bush and Clinton

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:09
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Catsimatidis, a Manhattan grocery chain owner, gave as much money as allowed to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Democratic primary campaign. Two months later, he gave the same amount, $2,700, to Jeb Bush, her would-be Republican challenger. “I’ve been friends with both of their families for many, many years,” he said. “They both […]

Officials: 4 Marines killed in military attacks in Tenn., gunman ID'd

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:09

 4 Marines killed in military attacks in Tenn., gunman ID'dA U.S. official says the gunman in the shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee has been identified as 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez.


Notes and quotes from Seattle’s win against L.A. at KeyArena on July 15

Seattle Storm - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:09
Seattle snapped a five-game losing streak with a comeback win against Los Angeles.
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Notes and quotes from Seattle’s win against L.A. at KeyArena on July 15

NBA - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:09
Seattle snapped a five-game losing streak with a comeback win against Los Angeles.
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Notes and quotes from Seattle’s win against L.A. at KeyArena on July 15

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:09
Seattle snapped a five-game losing streak with a comeback win against Los Angeles.
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Notes and quotes from Seattle’s win against L.A. at KeyArena on July 15

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:09
Seattle snapped a five-game losing streak with a comeback win against Los Angeles.

SeaWorld suspends worker accused of posing as PETA activist

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:08

FILE - In this file photo taken on Nov. 30, 2006, a young girl watches through the glass as a killer whale passes by while swimming in a display tank at SeaWorld, in San Diego. SeaWorld suspended an employee accused of posing for years as an animal-rights activist and trying to incite violence among peaceful protesters, company officials said, Wednesday, July 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Park, File)SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld suspended an employee accused of posing for years as an animal-rights activist and trying to incite violence among peaceful protesters, company officials said.


Pennsylvania lawyer indicted for insider trading ahead of merger

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:08
Herbert Sudfeld, 64, was charged with five counts including securities fraud and making a false statement in an indictment filed in federal court in Philadelphia. Prosecutors said Sudfeld engaged in the insider trading while he was a partner at a law firm that represented insurer Harleysville Group Inc in its $760 million merger with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co [NMUIC.UL] in 2011.

Judge rejects government argument in No Fly List lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:07

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2011 file photo, Gulet Mohamed, surrounded by family, speaks at Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Va. A federal judge has rejected the U.S. government's effort to invoke its state-secrets privilege to quash a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of its No Fly List. Government lawyers had argued it would be impossible to adjudicate the case without exposing state secrets about the individual involved and the process used to place people on the list. Mohamed filed the suit in 2011 after he was denied boarding on a flight back to the U.S. from Kuwait. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday rejected the U.S. government's effort to invoke its state-secrets privilege to quash a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of its No Fly List.


Man accused of fatally beating boy had prior abuse charge

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:05

This Feb. 13, 2015 photo provided by Daniel Fletcher shows Jack Garcia in Goleta, Calif. Police arrested Oriana Garcia, 26, and Jacob Barajas, 23, on Monday, July 13, and charged them with second-degree murder in Jack Garcia's death. He died July 5, from injuries police say were inflicted as punishment for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission. (Daniel Fletcher via AP).FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A man accused in the fatal beating of a 9-year-old boy over a piece of missing birthday cake was charged in 2010 with abusing another child, according to court records and the abused girl's mother.


U.S. investigating whether Chattanooga gunman inspired by Islamic State: officials

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:04
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials said on Thursday that law enforcement authorities are investigating whether the Chattanooga gunman who killed four Marines was inspired by Islamic State or a similar militant group. The FBI identified the gunman as Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, 24. News reports said he was a naturalized American born in Kuwait. (Reporting by Mark Hosenball and Lindsay Dunsmuir)

Obama visits prison to call for a fairer justice system

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:04

CORRECTS LAST NAME OF WADE TO CHRISTENSEN FROM FALLIN - Wade Christensen, left, looks on as Gov. Mary Fallin, R-Okla., center, shakes hands with President Barack Obama after he arrived at Tinker Air Force Base, Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Obama is traveling in Oklahoma to visit El Reno Federal Correctional Institution. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Peering from the back seat of his armored black limousine, President Barack Obama rode into a razor wire-surrounded federal prison Thursday and said he met young inmates "who made mistakes that aren't that different than the mistakes I made."


Google's quarterly profits rise 17%

BBC World News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 05:04
Google's quarterly profits rise 17%, boosted by an 11% rise in revenues to $17.7bn.
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