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Croatian president urges national reconciliation

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:14

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia’s president has made an appeal for reconciliation between right and left-wing supporters for the sake of the future of EU’s newest member state. A TV address by Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic, on Monday on the occasion of the Victory Day, comes amid deep divisions in Croatia which was ruled by a […]

Tribes prevail, kill proposed coal terminal at Cherry Point

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:10

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sided with Northwest tribes Monday in a decision to block the largest proposed bulk-shipping terminal in North America at Cherry Point.
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Tribes prevail, kill proposed coal terminal at Cherry Point

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:10

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sided with Northwest tribes Monday in a decision to block the largest proposed bulk-shipping terminal in North America at Cherry Point.
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Tribes prevail, kill proposed coal terminal at Cherry Point

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:10

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sided with Northwest tribes Monday in a decision to block the largest proposed bulk-shipping terminal in North America at Cherry Point.

Ex-FBI agent admits lying during 'Whitey' Bulger trial

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:07

Former mob boss and fugitive James "Whitey" Bulger is seen in a booking mug combination photoA former FBI agent admitted on Monday that he lied on the witness stand during the 2013 trial of former Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger, officials said. Robert Fitzpatrick pleaded guilty to 12 criminal counts of perjury and obstruction of justice for a wide variety of false statements during the high-profile mob trial. Fitzpatrick, now 76, also said he had been the first FBI agent on the scene of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in 1968 and that he had later been sent to Boston on a special assignment to clean up "major problems" in that office.


US attorney general: North Carolina law creates ‘state-sponsored discrimination’ against transgender people

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — US attorney general: North Carolina law creates ‘state-sponsored discrimination’ against transgender people.
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US attorney general: North Carolina law creates ‘state-sponsored discrimination’ against transgender people

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — US attorney general: North Carolina law creates ‘state-sponsored discrimination’ against transgender people.
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US attorney general: North Carolina law creates ‘state-sponsored discrimination’ against transgender people

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — US attorney general: North Carolina law creates ‘state-sponsored discrimination’ against transgender people.

Student, 16 when he stabbed classmates, to face adult trial

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:07

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge says a young man who was 16 years old when he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his suburban Pittsburgh high school should stand trial as an adult, not as a juvenile. A defense attorney for Alex Hribal (RY’-bal) had argued juvenile court supervision ending when […]
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Student, 16 when he stabbed classmates, to face adult trial

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:07

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge says a young man who was 16 years old when he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his suburban Pittsburgh high school should stand trial as an adult, not as a juvenile. A defense attorney for Alex Hribal (RY’-bal) had argued juvenile court supervision ending when […]
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Student, 16 when he stabbed classmates, to face adult trial

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:07

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge says a young man who was 16 years old when he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his suburban Pittsburgh high school should stand trial as an adult, not as a juvenile. A defense attorney for Alex Hribal (RY’-bal) had argued juvenile court supervision ending when […]

How to make summer school great again? Give a class on Trump

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:06

FILE - In this May 3, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in New York. With six months to go, the U.S. election campaign has boiled down to an unprecedented contest that could transform America's role in the world. Democrat Hillary Clinton, a fixture on the political stage for a quarter century, is set to face Donald Trump, a brash billionaire real estate mogul who has never held elected office. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Professor Robert Smith covers a lot of ground teaching American government, yet recent class discussions ranging from the electoral college to minority rights have kept returning to the same subject: Donald Trump.


Harmless gas released in New York subway for security test

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:05

A woman walks by a device used for chemical tracers used by the Department of Homeland Security and New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority during a test of how gas would flow through the subway system in New YorkU.S. authorities on Monday sent a harmless gas wafting through the New York subway to study how to deal with a toxic accident or attack in a test that both unsettled and reassured riders on the underground system. A mix of odorless, inert gases and tracer materials were released in three of the busiest subway stations in the city: Grand Central Terminal, Times Square and Penn Station, U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials said. With equipment set up at another 55 subway stations around Manhattan, researchers will take air samples every four hours to see how the gas spreads.


Regular on New York’s ‘Worst Landlords’ Lists Is Charged

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:01
Steven Croman, who owns more than 140 Manhattan apartment buildings and has been accused in a lawsuit of harassing his tenants, was charged Monday with 20 felonies.

Elite school working to settle with alumni over sexual abuse

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:01

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An elite boarding school where dozens of alumni say they were sexually abused by staff and fellow students is negotiating possible settlements with lawyers for more than 30 of those victims, according to an email obtained by The Associated Press. Meanwhile, two former students at a prestigious Massachusetts boarding school on […]
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Elite school working to settle with alumni over sexual abuse

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:01

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An elite boarding school where dozens of alumni say they were sexually abused by staff and fellow students is negotiating possible settlements with lawyers for more than 30 of those victims, according to an email obtained by The Associated Press. Meanwhile, two former students at a prestigious Massachusetts boarding school on […]
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Elite school working to settle with alumni over sexual abuse

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:01

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An elite boarding school where dozens of alumni say they were sexually abused by staff and fellow students is negotiating possible settlements with lawyers for more than 30 of those victims, according to an email obtained by The Associated Press. Meanwhile, two former students at a prestigious Massachusetts boarding school on […]

Ukraine Makes Iffy Progress After Trade Pact With Europe

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:00
Foreign investment is sprouting along Ukraine’s western borders, but the country’s recent history of strife has made some companies hesitant to move in.

The Latest: President says Panama will aid offshore probes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:57
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the release of a database listing offshore companies named in the Panama Papers (all times local):

Paul Ryan’s GOP challenger hopes to capitalize on Palin

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:57

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan’s longshot Republican primary challenger hopes to capitalize on a boost of publicity thanks to the surprise weekend endorsement of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. But Paul Nehlen still faces a steep climb to knock off the popular Ryan who has millions in the bank, won re-election with […]
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