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Reversal unlikely as deadline approaches on N Carolina law

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 00:02

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina government and university officials were given until Monday to tell federal attorneys whether they would stop enforcing a new law blocking LGBT protections, particularly provisions requiring transgender people to use public restrooms that correspond to their biological sex. Republican Gov. Pat McCrory said Sunday he will decide how to […]
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Reversal unlikely as deadline approaches on N Carolina law

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 00:02

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina government and university officials were given until Monday to tell federal attorneys whether they would stop enforcing a new law blocking LGBT protections, particularly provisions requiring transgender people to use public restrooms that correspond to their biological sex. Republican Gov. Pat McCrory said Sunday he will decide how to […]

Czech defense university improves air marshals’ ammunition

NBA - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:59

BRNO, Czech Republic (AP) — The best use for air marshals’ ammunition is no use. But when the undercover officers who board passenger jets to prevent hijackings or extremist attacks have to open fire, it needs to be 100 percent effective, and as safe as possible. After five years of development, researchers at the University […]
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Czech defense university improves air marshals’ ammunition

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:59

BRNO, Czech Republic (AP) — The best use for air marshals’ ammunition is no use. But when the undercover officers who board passenger jets to prevent hijackings or extremist attacks have to open fire, it needs to be 100 percent effective, and as safe as possible. After five years of development, researchers at the University […]
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Czech defense university improves air marshals’ ammunition

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:59

BRNO, Czech Republic (AP) — The best use for air marshals’ ammunition is no use. But when the undercover officers who board passenger jets to prevent hijackings or extremist attacks have to open fire, it needs to be 100 percent effective, and as safe as possible. After five years of development, researchers at the University […]

For New York City’s black cowboy group, it’s high noon

NBA - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:52

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, members of the Federation of Black Cowboys have been an incongruous sight in New York City. Yes, you can sometimes find men wearing ten-gallon hats, boots and spurs in Times Square. But these horsemen were the real deal, with a stable and corral in the far reaches of Queens, […]
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For New York City’s black cowboy group, it’s high noon

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:52

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, members of the Federation of Black Cowboys have been an incongruous sight in New York City. Yes, you can sometimes find men wearing ten-gallon hats, boots and spurs in Times Square. But these horsemen were the real deal, with a stable and corral in the far reaches of Queens, […]
Categories: Sports Center

For New York City’s black cowboy group, it’s high noon

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:52

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, members of the Federation of Black Cowboys have been an incongruous sight in New York City. Yes, you can sometimes find men wearing ten-gallon hats, boots and spurs in Times Square. But these horsemen were the real deal, with a stable and corral in the far reaches of Queens, […]

Drug boss ‘El Chapo’s’ new prison rated as Mexico’s worst

NBA - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:48

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The northern Mexico prison where authorities suddenly transferred convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is rated as the worst in the federal penitentiary system by human rights officials. A 2015 report by the governmental National Human Rights Commission gave the Cefereso No. 9 in Ciudad Juarez, which borders Texas, a […]
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Drug boss ‘El Chapo’s’ new prison rated as Mexico’s worst

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:48

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The northern Mexico prison where authorities suddenly transferred convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is rated as the worst in the federal penitentiary system by human rights officials. A 2015 report by the governmental National Human Rights Commission gave the Cefereso No. 9 in Ciudad Juarez, which borders Texas, a […]
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Drug boss ‘El Chapo’s’ new prison rated as Mexico’s worst

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:48

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The northern Mexico prison where authorities suddenly transferred convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is rated as the worst in the federal penitentiary system by human rights officials. A 2015 report by the governmental National Human Rights Commission gave the Cefereso No. 9 in Ciudad Juarez, which borders Texas, a […]

‘Bathroom bandit’ pilfers plumbing at Ohio businesses

NBA - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:47

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio’s capital are searching for a man who’s been pilfering plumbing from stores, hospitals and restaurants. Dubbed the Bathroom Bandit, Columbus police say he enters various local establishments, visits the men’s restroom, disconnects the plumbing and leaves with the stolen parts in his backpack. A police department spokeswoman says […]
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‘Bathroom bandit’ pilfers plumbing at Ohio businesses

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:47

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio’s capital are searching for a man who’s been pilfering plumbing from stores, hospitals and restaurants. Dubbed the Bathroom Bandit, Columbus police say he enters various local establishments, visits the men’s restroom, disconnects the plumbing and leaves with the stolen parts in his backpack. A police department spokeswoman says […]
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‘Bathroom bandit’ pilfers plumbing at Ohio businesses

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:47

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio’s capital are searching for a man who’s been pilfering plumbing from stores, hospitals and restaurants. Dubbed the Bathroom Bandit, Columbus police say he enters various local establishments, visits the men’s restroom, disconnects the plumbing and leaves with the stolen parts in his backpack. A police department spokeswoman says […]

Nevada reluctantly killed bighorn sheep to save them

NBA - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:47

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada state wildlife veterinarian Peregrine Wolff worked at zoos in the Midwest, with farm animals in Florida and exotic species on movie sets in Hollywood. She never dreamed she’d have to help pull the trigger on a contentious strategy to slaughter a diseased herd of bighorn sheep. Ed Partee, a state […]
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Nevada reluctantly killed bighorn sheep to save them

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:47

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada state wildlife veterinarian Peregrine Wolff worked at zoos in the Midwest, with farm animals in Florida and exotic species on movie sets in Hollywood. She never dreamed she’d have to help pull the trigger on a contentious strategy to slaughter a diseased herd of bighorn sheep. Ed Partee, a state […]
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Nevada reluctantly killed bighorn sheep to save them

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:47

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada state wildlife veterinarian Peregrine Wolff worked at zoos in the Midwest, with farm animals in Florida and exotic species on movie sets in Hollywood. She never dreamed she’d have to help pull the trigger on a contentious strategy to slaughter a diseased herd of bighorn sheep. Ed Partee, a state […]

London’s new Muslim mayor joins Holocaust memorial

NBA - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:36

LONDON (AP) — London’s newly elected Muslim mayor paid respect Sunday to the millions of Jews slain in the Holocaust as his first official act in office. Sadiq Khan made Sunday’s appearance at a north London ceremony following a racially charged election campaign during which Conservative Party opponents sought to portray him as an apologist […]
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London’s new Muslim mayor joins Holocaust memorial

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:36

LONDON (AP) — London’s newly elected Muslim mayor paid respect Sunday to the millions of Jews slain in the Holocaust as his first official act in office. Sadiq Khan made Sunday’s appearance at a north London ceremony following a racially charged election campaign during which Conservative Party opponents sought to portray him as an apologist […]
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London’s new Muslim mayor joins Holocaust memorial

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:36

LONDON (AP) — London’s newly elected Muslim mayor paid respect Sunday to the millions of Jews slain in the Holocaust as his first official act in office. Sadiq Khan made Sunday’s appearance at a north London ceremony following a racially charged election campaign during which Conservative Party opponents sought to portray him as an apologist […]