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LEADING OFF: At 0-9, Twins and Braves try again for 1st win

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:11

A look at what’s happening all around the majors Friday: ___ NEED NO. 1 The Twins and Braves are both 0-9, making them the first teams to begin a season with nine straight losses since the 2003 Detroit Tigers. Minnesota already owns the worst start in team history since the Washington Senators moved to the […]
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LEADING OFF: At 0-9, Twins and Braves try again for 1st win

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:11

A look at what’s happening all around the majors Friday: ___ NEED NO. 1 The Twins and Braves are both 0-9, making them the first teams to begin a season with nine straight losses since the 2003 Detroit Tigers. Minnesota already owns the worst start in team history since the Washington Senators moved to the […]

Chicago weighs cost, complexity of proposed police changes

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:10

FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2015 file photo, protesters yell at Chicago Police officers at a bicycle barricade in Chicago. A day after a task force blasted the Chicago Police Department for decades of discrimination Wednesday, April 13, 2016, city and law enforcement officials weighed which of the panel's recommendations could be adopted and how much they might cost. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast File)CHICAGO (AP) — A day after a task force blasted the Chicago Police Department for decades of discrimination, law enforcement officials weighed which of the panel's recommendations could be adopted and how much they might add to Chicago's already heavy financial burdens.


South Korean Defense Ministry says North Korean launch of a missile appears to have failed

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:09

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Defense Ministry says North Korean launch of a missile appears to have failed.
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South Korean Defense Ministry says North Korean launch of a missile appears to have failed

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:09

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Defense Ministry says North Korean launch of a missile appears to have failed.
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South Korean Defense Ministry says North Korean launch of a missile appears to have failed

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:09

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Defense Ministry says North Korean launch of a missile appears to have failed.

In NBA playoffs, Warriors want to add 16 wins to their 73

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:08

The Golden State Warriors don’t want a record without a championship. Those 73 victories were quite an achievement, but they also guaranteed nothing more than the right to open every playoff series at home. To get what they really crave, they need 16 more wins now. As Michael Jordan said after the Warriors’ broke his […]
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In NBA playoffs, Warriors want to add 16 wins to their 73

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:08

The Golden State Warriors don’t want a record without a championship. Those 73 victories were quite an achievement, but they also guaranteed nothing more than the right to open every playoff series at home. To get what they really crave, they need 16 more wins now. As Michael Jordan said after the Warriors’ broke his […]
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In NBA playoffs, Warriors want to add 16 wins to their 73

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:08

The Golden State Warriors don’t want a record without a championship. Those 73 victories were quite an achievement, but they also guaranteed nothing more than the right to open every playoff series at home. To get what they really crave, they need 16 more wins now. As Michael Jordan said after the Warriors’ broke his […]

Nuclear waste dump earns positive rating, $11.7M in fees

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:08

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The contractor that manages the federal government’s underground nuclear waste repository is being awarded nearly $12 million in fees and performance pay for work done while the troubled facility moves toward resuming operations following a radiation leak more than two years ago. Documents released Thursday by the U.S. Energy Department show […]
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Nuclear waste dump earns positive rating, $11.7M in fees

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:08

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The contractor that manages the federal government’s underground nuclear waste repository is being awarded nearly $12 million in fees and performance pay for work done while the troubled facility moves toward resuming operations following a radiation leak more than two years ago. Documents released Thursday by the U.S. Energy Department show […]
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Nuclear waste dump earns positive rating, $11.7M in fees

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:08

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The contractor that manages the federal government’s underground nuclear waste repository is being awarded nearly $12 million in fees and performance pay for work done while the troubled facility moves toward resuming operations following a radiation leak more than two years ago. Documents released Thursday by the U.S. Energy Department show […]

Nuclear waste dump earns positive rating, $11.7M in fees

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:06
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The contractor that manages the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository is being awarded nearly $12 million in fees and performance pay for work done while the troubled facility moves toward resuming operations following a radiation leak more than two years ago.

Seahawks to open at home, play 5 prime-time games in 2016

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:01

Of Seattle’s five prime-time games, three are at home — a Monday night game against Buffalo on Nov. 7, a Sunday night game against Carolina on Dec. 4 and a Thursday nighter against the Rams on Dec. 15.
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Seahawks to open at home, play 5 prime-time games in 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:01

Of Seattle’s five prime-time games, three are at home — a Monday night game against Buffalo on Nov. 7, a Sunday night game against Carolina on Dec. 4 and a Thursday nighter against the Rams on Dec. 15.
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Seahawks to open at home, play 5 prime-time games in 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:01

Of Seattle’s five prime-time games, three are at home — a Monday night game against Buffalo on Nov. 7, a Sunday night game against Carolina on Dec. 4 and a Thursday nighter against the Rams on Dec. 15.

First Draft: Bernie Sanders Suspends Jewish Outreach Coordinator After Reports of Her Criticisms of Israel

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:00
Two days after her hiring was announced, the Sanders presidential campaign suspended its national Jewish outreach coordinator, Simone Zimmerman, after revelations that she had posted vulgarities about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel on Facebook.