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Ski jumping the latest event to step to the plate at Fenway

NBA - 1 hour 7 min ago

BOSTON (AP) — Olympic silver medalist Devin Logan pictures herself standing atop the 140-foot ski jump that towers over Fenway Park’s Green Monster, hitting her jump and then coming to a stop right about where a batter would stand. “Sliding into home plate, coming in safe, hearing the crowd cheer like I just hit a […]
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Ski jumping the latest event to step to the plate at Fenway

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 7 min ago

BOSTON (AP) — Olympic silver medalist Devin Logan pictures herself standing atop the 140-foot ski jump that towers over Fenway Park’s Green Monster, hitting her jump and then coming to a stop right about where a batter would stand. “Sliding into home plate, coming in safe, hearing the crowd cheer like I just hit a […]
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Defense begins case in trial against polygamous towns

NBA - 1 hour 10 min ago

PHOENIX (AP) — The mayor of a polygamous town in Utah says he has never discriminated based on religion. Hildale Mayor Philip Barlow made the assertion during a day of testimony Wednesday in a federal civil rights trial involving his town and Colorado City, Arizona. Defense lawyers for both cities are fighting allegations by the […]
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Defense begins case in trial against polygamous towns

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 10 min ago

PHOENIX (AP) — The mayor of a polygamous town in Utah says he has never discriminated based on religion. Hildale Mayor Philip Barlow made the assertion during a day of testimony Wednesday in a federal civil rights trial involving his town and Colorado City, Arizona. Defense lawyers for both cities are fighting allegations by the […]
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Police: Jay Cutler’s dead brother-in-law dealt with paranoia

NBA - 1 hour 14 min ago

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police reports obtained by The Associated Press show the brother-in-law of NFL quarterback Jay Cutler was paranoid about being followed by gang members when he crashed his car in a remote part of Utah and wandered off to his death in frigid temperatures. Investigative reports say Michael Cavallari — the […]
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Police: Jay Cutler’s dead brother-in-law dealt with paranoia

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 14 min ago

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police reports obtained by The Associated Press show the brother-in-law of NFL quarterback Jay Cutler was paranoid about being followed by gang members when he crashed his car in a remote part of Utah and wandered off to his death in frigid temperatures. Investigative reports say Michael Cavallari — the […]
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Army pays woman $820,000 to settle sexual harassment case

NBA - 1 hour 25 min ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense lawyers say the Army has agreed to pay $820,000 to settle a lawsuit by a former military police trainee who was fired after filing a sexual harassment complaint against her supervisor. Attorneys representing Luydmila Starkey filed a notice of dismissal of the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in San Jose, […]
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Army pays woman $820,000 to settle sexual harassment case

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 25 min ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense lawyers say the Army has agreed to pay $820,000 to settle a lawsuit by a former military police trainee who was fired after filing a sexual harassment complaint against her supervisor. Attorneys representing Luydmila Starkey filed a notice of dismissal of the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in San Jose, […]
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Australian charged with sex attack on 2 backpackers on beach

NBA - 1 hour 27 min ago

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Police say two female backpackers from Europe have been savagely attacked on a remote Australian beach by a traveling companion they had met hours earlier. A 59-year-old Australian man was charged Wednesday with a string of offenses including attempted murder and unlawful sexual intercourse following the attack that left both women, […]
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Australian charged with sex attack on 2 backpackers on beach

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 27 min ago

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Police say two female backpackers from Europe have been savagely attacked on a remote Australian beach by a traveling companion they had met hours earlier. A 59-year-old Australian man was charged Wednesday with a string of offenses including attempted murder and unlawful sexual intercourse following the attack that left both women, […]
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Tesla’s 4Q net loss doubles but shares up on outlook

NBA - 1 hour 28 min ago

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors posted its 11th straight quarterly loss Wednesday, and its results badly missed Wall Street’s forecasts. But the electric car maker’s shares soared anyway on news that its lower-priced Model 3 sedan is on schedule to be released next year. Tesla said it will unveil the much-anticipated $35,000 car on March […]
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Tesla’s 4Q net loss doubles but shares up on outlook

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 28 min ago

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors posted its 11th straight quarterly loss Wednesday, and its results badly missed Wall Street’s forecasts. But the electric car maker’s shares soared anyway on news that its lower-priced Model 3 sedan is on schedule to be released next year. Tesla said it will unveil the much-anticipated $35,000 car on March […]
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Whole Foods forecasts key sales figure could slip for year

NBA - 1 hour 28 min ago

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Whole Foods says its sales at established locations slipped in its fiscal first quarter and forecast the figure to be flat to down 2 percent for the year, as it works to keep prices down and fend off rivals. The Austin, Texas company noted that its comparable store sales have been […]
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Whole Foods forecasts key sales figure could slip for year

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 28 min ago

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Whole Foods says its sales at established locations slipped in its fiscal first quarter and forecast the figure to be flat to down 2 percent for the year, as it works to keep prices down and fend off rivals. The Austin, Texas company noted that its comparable store sales have been […]
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Next up for the GOP presidential candidates: South Carolina

NBA - 1 hour 29 min ago

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Republican presidential nominating has moved into the South, where seven states — Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas — will anchor the Super Tuesday primaries on March 1. But first comes South Carolina on Feb. 20. The GOP field headed Wednesday to the Palmetto State, and most will […]
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Next up for the GOP presidential candidates: South Carolina

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 29 min ago

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Republican presidential nominating has moved into the South, where seven states — Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas — will anchor the Super Tuesday primaries on March 1. But first comes South Carolina on Feb. 20. The GOP field headed Wednesday to the Palmetto State, and most will […]
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New Hampshire: Proof Trump’s bravado is his best asset

NBA - 1 hour 30 min ago

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Donald Trump began his Republican presidential campaign by labeling Mexican immigrants as rapists and criminals. He’s since profanely promised to bomb Islamic State fighters. He’s endorsed using torture on foreign prisoners. In his final rally before the New Hampshire primary, Trump repeated a supporter’s shouted insult of a rival, effectively calling […]
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New Hampshire: Proof Trump’s bravado is his best asset

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 30 min ago

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Donald Trump began his Republican presidential campaign by labeling Mexican immigrants as rapists and criminals. He’s since profanely promised to bomb Islamic State fighters. He’s endorsed using torture on foreign prisoners. In his final rally before the New Hampshire primary, Trump repeated a supporter’s shouted insult of a rival, effectively calling […]
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Accused Paltrow stalker discusses desire to marry actress

NBA - 1 hour 31 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow says he sent her dozens of messages in the hope she might want to marry him. Dante Soiu (Soy-YOU) testified Wednesday that he wanted his messages to show her unconditional love and friendship and that he had no animosity toward her after she […]
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Accused Paltrow stalker discusses desire to marry actress

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 31 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow says he sent her dozens of messages in the hope she might want to marry him. Dante Soiu (Soy-YOU) testified Wednesday that he wanted his messages to show her unconditional love and friendship and that he had no animosity toward her after she […]
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