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Cuba to signal next steps after Obama visit

BBC World News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:24
What message will emerge from Cuba Congress after Obama visit?
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Bernie Sanders Makes Quick Transition From Brooklyn to Rome

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:23
Less than 12 hours after being grilled in a debate, the senator fielded questions he seemed to enjoy more than 4,000 miles away at a conference in Vatican City.

Why the Pope is going to Lesbos

BBC World News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:21
Why Pope is heading to Lesbos migrant hotspot
Categories: BBC World News

U.C. Berkeley says provost resigns, citing wife's health

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:18
The provost of the University of California at Berkeley has stepped down, citing his wife's health issues, the school's chancellor said on Friday. Claude Steele's resignation was announced in a posting on the university's website, following revelations last week that a total of 19 staff members had violated its sexual misconduct policy. Steele, 70, is the highest-ranking administrator at Berkeley to step down as the school deals with widespread criticism about the harassment disclosures.

Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:17

New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson view the casket of former Saints defensive end Will Smith during a public viewing inside the team's NFL football training facility in Metairie, La., Friday, April 15, 2016. Smith was shot to death this past Saturday, and his wife wounded by gunfire, after an altercation following a traffic accident. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Wearing black and gold jerseys and bowing their heads, fans of slain former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith paid homage to the star on Friday, almost a week after he was shot and killed during a traffic dispute.


3 Washington State players declare for NBA draft (Apr 15, 2016) - FOXSports.com

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:17

3 Washington State players declare for NBA draft (Apr 15, 2016)
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PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State juniors Conor Clifford, Josh Hawkinson and Ike Iroegbu declared for the draft Friday. All three said they will not hire agents, allowing them to withdraw before the May 25 NCAA deadline to return to school for their ...

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Road closures point of contention for residents in Schuylkill Township, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:16

Road closures point of contention for residents in Schuylkill Township, Pa.Residents in a section of Schuylkill Township, Pennsylvania, are going to have to get used to the closing of West Pothouse Road for the next month because of the construction of two new schools.


Man says Audi Palo Alto technician took car on joy ride

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:15

Man says Audi Palo Alto technician took car on joy rideA car dealership in Palo Alto is responding to a video showing one of its technicians on what looks like a joy ride.


On campus, April 17

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:10

Roundup of this week's top stories from USA TODAY College

       

Saudi Arabia Warns of Economic Fallout if Congress Passes 9/11 Bill

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:07
The kingdom has bristled over a bill that would allow its government to be held responsible in American courts for any role in the Sept. 11 attacks.

Sounders veterans can relate to rookie Jordan Morris’ early struggles

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:06

Morris has yet to find the net in five appearances with his new team — seven, if you factor in CONCACAF Champions League. But that sample size is still minuscule by MLS standards.
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Sounders veterans can relate to rookie Jordan Morris’ early struggles

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:06

Morris has yet to find the net in five appearances with his new team — seven, if you factor in CONCACAF Champions League. But that sample size is still minuscule by MLS standards.
Categories: Sports Center

Sounders veterans can relate to rookie Jordan Morris’ early struggles

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:06

Morris has yet to find the net in five appearances with his new team — seven, if you factor in CONCACAF Champions League. But that sample size is still minuscule by MLS standards.

G.O.P. Chief Discourages Rule Changes That Seem to Block Donald Trump

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 08:59
Reince Priebus has been described as increasingly frustrated by Donald J. Trump’s criticism of the delegate-selection process.

Berkeley provost criticized for lax discipline resigns post

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 08:54

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The top academic officer at the University of California, Berkeley has resigned his position following criticism that he was too lenient on the now-former law school dean accused of sexually harassing his assistant. Campus Provost Claude Steele, a prominent social psychologist who joined the Berkeley administration two years ago, issued a […]
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Berkeley provost criticized for lax discipline resigns post

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 08:54

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The top academic officer at the University of California, Berkeley has resigned his position following criticism that he was too lenient on the now-former law school dean accused of sexually harassing his assistant. Campus Provost Claude Steele, a prominent social psychologist who joined the Berkeley administration two years ago, issued a […]
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Berkeley provost criticized for lax discipline resigns post

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 08:54

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The top academic officer at the University of California, Berkeley has resigned his position following criticism that he was too lenient on the now-former law school dean accused of sexually harassing his assistant. Campus Provost Claude Steele, a prominent social psychologist who joined the Berkeley administration two years ago, issued a […]

Taylor Swift Shows Off Bleached-Blond Do at Coachella

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 08:51
Otherwise known as the "Bleachella."
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San Francisco's Japanese American community awaits news after quake

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 08:51

San Francisco's Japanese American community awaits news after quakeBay Area Japanese Americans have relatives and friends in the earthquake stricken island of Kyushu. They're anxiously awaiting news their loved ones and hoping they're okay.


Fight to Impeach Brazil’s Leader Tears at Fabric of Daily Life

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 08:50
Brazilian politics is a blood sport in the best of times, but the battle over whether to impeach President Dilma Rousseff is inflaming passions as never before.