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U.S. Senate Judiciary chairman Grassley tells Garland no hearings

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:42

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland walks after a breakfast with Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Capitol Hill WashingtonBy Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama's U.S. Supreme Court selection, failed to persuade Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley during a private meeting on Tuesday to hold confirmation hearings on his nomination. "As he indicated last week, Grassley explained why the Senate won't be moving forward during this hyper-partisan election year," Grassley's office said in a statement that described the meeting as "cordial and pleasant." The two men met for 70 minutes in the Senate dining room.


Uptown and downtown collide at this year’s Tribeca fest

NBA - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:40

NEW YORK (AP) — At the Tribeca Film Festival, worlds as far apart as Elvis and Nixon, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Justin Bieber, are colliding. Though films remain the center of Tribeca, they’re surrounded by a multimedia clamor at the 15th annual festival, which opens Wednesday. This year’s docket is full of television, […]
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Uptown and downtown collide at this year’s Tribeca fest

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:40

NEW YORK (AP) — At the Tribeca Film Festival, worlds as far apart as Elvis and Nixon, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Justin Bieber, are colliding. Though films remain the center of Tribeca, they’re surrounded by a multimedia clamor at the 15th annual festival, which opens Wednesday. This year’s docket is full of television, […]
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Uptown and downtown collide at this year’s Tribeca fest

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:40

NEW YORK (AP) — At the Tribeca Film Festival, worlds as far apart as Elvis and Nixon, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Justin Bieber, are colliding. Though films remain the center of Tribeca, they’re surrounded by a multimedia clamor at the 15th annual festival, which opens Wednesday. This year’s docket is full of television, […]

Paul Ryan rules out presidential bid

BBC World News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:39
US House Speaker Paul Ryan rules out making a late attempt to become the Republican presidential nominee.
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5 things to know about equal pay in Seattle

NBA - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:36

Tuesday is Equal Pay Day. Here are a few things to know about equal pay in the Seattle area.
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5 things to know about equal pay in Seattle

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:36

Tuesday is Equal Pay Day. Here are a few things to know about equal pay in the Seattle area.
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5 things to know about equal pay in Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:36

Tuesday is Equal Pay Day. Here are a few things to know about equal pay in the Seattle area.

Judge orders Bill Cosby’s wife to continue deposition

NBA - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:33

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s wife has been ordered to continue her deposition in a civil defamation lawsuit in Massachusetts filed by seven women who allege the comedian sexually assaulted them decades ago. A federal judge in Worcester ruled Tuesday that Camille Cosby must sit for another day of questioning from the women’s lawyers. […]
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Judge orders Bill Cosby’s wife to continue deposition

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:33

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s wife has been ordered to continue her deposition in a civil defamation lawsuit in Massachusetts filed by seven women who allege the comedian sexually assaulted them decades ago. A federal judge in Worcester ruled Tuesday that Camille Cosby must sit for another day of questioning from the women’s lawyers. […]
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Judge orders Bill Cosby’s wife to continue deposition

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:33

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s wife has been ordered to continue her deposition in a civil defamation lawsuit in Massachusetts filed by seven women who allege the comedian sexually assaulted them decades ago. A federal judge in Worcester ruled Tuesday that Camille Cosby must sit for another day of questioning from the women’s lawyers. […]

Bill allowing clergy to deny marriages advances in La. House

NBA - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:32

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A lawmaker’s proposal aimed at protecting clergy and churches from being forced to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies will advance to the full Louisiana House for debate. Rep. Mike Johnson, a Bossier City Republican, says the “Pastor Protection Act” is limited in scope, meant to protect clergy, churches and religious organization […]
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Bill allowing clergy to deny marriages advances in La. House

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:32

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A lawmaker’s proposal aimed at protecting clergy and churches from being forced to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies will advance to the full Louisiana House for debate. Rep. Mike Johnson, a Bossier City Republican, says the “Pastor Protection Act” is limited in scope, meant to protect clergy, churches and religious organization […]
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Bill allowing clergy to deny marriages advances in La. House

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:32

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A lawmaker’s proposal aimed at protecting clergy and churches from being forced to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies will advance to the full Louisiana House for debate. Rep. Mike Johnson, a Bossier City Republican, says the “Pastor Protection Act” is limited in scope, meant to protect clergy, churches and religious organization […]

Ex-Vegas casino dealer, 2 others get prison in cheating case

NBA - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:32

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Bellagio craps dealer and two friends have been sentenced to at least four years each in prison for using phantom bets to cheat the Las Vegas Strip casino out of more than $1 million. Mark Branco, Jeffrey Martin and Anthony Granito on Tuesday apologized to a judge, who also […]
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Ex-Vegas casino dealer, 2 others get prison in cheating case

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:32

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Bellagio craps dealer and two friends have been sentenced to at least four years each in prison for using phantom bets to cheat the Las Vegas Strip casino out of more than $1 million. Mark Branco, Jeffrey Martin and Anthony Granito on Tuesday apologized to a judge, who also […]
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Ex-Vegas casino dealer, 2 others get prison in cheating case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:32

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Bellagio craps dealer and two friends have been sentenced to at least four years each in prison for using phantom bets to cheat the Las Vegas Strip casino out of more than $1 million. Mark Branco, Jeffrey Martin and Anthony Granito on Tuesday apologized to a judge, who also […]

Clinton, Sanders race in New York takes on a tougher tone

NBA - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:31

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — When he launched his longshot presidential bid last year, Bernie Sanders often said he liked Hillary Clinton but disagreed with her on issues. A year later, the Democratic primary candidate and his supporters seem to be finding a lot less to like. At packed arenas, Sanders devotes a significant portion of […]
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Clinton, Sanders race in New York takes on a tougher tone

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:31

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — When he launched his longshot presidential bid last year, Bernie Sanders often said he liked Hillary Clinton but disagreed with her on issues. A year later, the Democratic primary candidate and his supporters seem to be finding a lot less to like. At packed arenas, Sanders devotes a significant portion of […]
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Clinton, Sanders race in New York takes on a tougher tone

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 03:31

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — When he launched his longshot presidential bid last year, Bernie Sanders often said he liked Hillary Clinton but disagreed with her on issues. A year later, the Democratic primary candidate and his supporters seem to be finding a lot less to like. At packed arenas, Sanders devotes a significant portion of […]