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Philadelphia cop injured in ambush awarded ‘Man of the Year’

NBA - 1 hour 54 min ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia police officer wounded during an ambush while he was sitting in his patrol car in January has received a “Man of the Year” award in New York City. WCAU-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1TooTO4 ) Officer Jesse Hartnett was honored for his heroic actions Wednesday night during the yearly National Police Defense Foundation […]
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Philadelphia cop injured in ambush awarded ‘Man of the Year’

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 54 min ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia police officer wounded during an ambush while he was sitting in his patrol car in January has received a “Man of the Year” award in New York City. WCAU-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1TooTO4 ) Officer Jesse Hartnett was honored for his heroic actions Wednesday night during the yearly National Police Defense Foundation […]
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Uncertainty over vote on EU membership weighs on UK economy

NBA - 1 hour 56 min ago

LONDON (AP) — A key indicator shows that the U.K. economy slowed in April and is close to stagnating amid fears of the looming referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index for the services sector — a gauge of business activity — dropped more than expected to […]
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Uncertainty over vote on EU membership weighs on UK economy

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 56 min ago

LONDON (AP) — A key indicator shows that the U.K. economy slowed in April and is close to stagnating amid fears of the looming referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index for the services sector — a gauge of business activity — dropped more than expected to […]
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Lawyer: Canadian to leave Nepal after work visa revoked

NBA - 1 hour 59 min ago

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A lawyer says a Canadian man will leave Nepal on Thursday after a court failed to hear his appeal for the revocation of his work visa over critical social media posts. Dipendra Jha said the Supreme Court did not have time to hear the appeal Thursday and their turn would likely […]
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Lawyer: Canadian to leave Nepal after work visa revoked

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 59 min ago

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A lawyer says a Canadian man will leave Nepal on Thursday after a court failed to hear his appeal for the revocation of his work visa over critical social media posts. Dipendra Jha said the Supreme Court did not have time to hear the appeal Thursday and their turn would likely […]
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Sri Lanka suspends 2 lawmakers over fistfight in parliament

NBA - 2 hours 6 min ago

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s Parliament has suspended two lawmakers for one week for getting into a fistfight that left several lawmakers injured earlier this week. Parliament passed a motion Thursday to impose a one-week suspension on ruling coalition lawmaker Palitha Thewarapperuma and opposition lawmaker Prasanna Ranaweera. Tuesday’s altercation inside Parliament arose after […]
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Sri Lanka suspends 2 lawmakers over fistfight in parliament

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 6 min ago

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s Parliament has suspended two lawmakers for one week for getting into a fistfight that left several lawmakers injured earlier this week. Parliament passed a motion Thursday to impose a one-week suspension on ruling coalition lawmaker Palitha Thewarapperuma and opposition lawmaker Prasanna Ranaweera. Tuesday’s altercation inside Parliament arose after […]
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Kenya: Woman found alive after 6 days in collapsed building

NBA - 2 hours 11 min ago

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan official says a woman has been found alive after six days in a collapsed building and rescuers are working to free her. Pius Masai, the head of the National Disaster Management Unit, said Thursday rescuers are creating room to release the woman who is speaking to medics waiting to […]
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Kenya: Woman found alive after 6 days in collapsed building

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 11 min ago

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan official says a woman has been found alive after six days in a collapsed building and rescuers are working to free her. Pius Masai, the head of the National Disaster Management Unit, said Thursday rescuers are creating room to release the woman who is speaking to medics waiting to […]
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Former Lakers coach Byron Scott ‘shocked’ over firing

NBA - 2 hours 14 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott says he thought he had more time to right the ship before the team fired him last week. Scott tells ESPN he was “surprised” and “shocked” by the move even though he led the Lakers to the two worst seasons in their history, […]
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Former Lakers coach Byron Scott ‘shocked’ over firing

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 14 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott says he thought he had more time to right the ship before the team fired him last week. Scott tells ESPN he was “surprised” and “shocked” by the move even though he led the Lakers to the two worst seasons in their history, […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - 2 hours 22 min ago

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ISLAMIC STATE GROUP WAGING SCORCHED EARTH CAMPAIGN Two months after the liberation of Ramadi, the AP learns that the city remains too devastated and full of explosive booby traps for former residents to return. 2. NORTH KOREA’S […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 22 min ago

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ISLAMIC STATE GROUP WAGING SCORCHED EARTH CAMPAIGN Two months after the liberation of Ramadi, the AP learns that the city remains too devastated and full of explosive booby traps for former residents to return. 2. NORTH KOREA’S […]
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Corruption allegations hound Binay in Philippine election

NBA - 2 hours 36 min ago

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In a poor Southeast Asian country with a soft spot for the underdog, Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay has tried to turn online jokes about his dark complexion and small stature to his advantage by portraying himself in campaign ads as an everyman who understands the struggles of the underclass. But […]
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Corruption allegations hound Binay in Philippine election

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 36 min ago

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In a poor Southeast Asian country with a soft spot for the underdog, Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay has tried to turn online jokes about his dark complexion and small stature to his advantage by portraying himself in campaign ads as an everyman who understands the struggles of the underclass. But […]
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Police: Escaped inmate spotted at New Jersey CVS

NBA - 2 hours 54 min ago

BARNEGAT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say security footage has captured images of an inmate walking into a pharmacy a day after vanishing from a state prison. In a Facebook post, the Barnegat Police Department identifies the man in the images taken Wednesday morning as 38-year-old Arthur Buckel. Corrections officials say the […]
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Police: Escaped inmate spotted at New Jersey CVS

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 54 min ago

BARNEGAT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say security footage has captured images of an inmate walking into a pharmacy a day after vanishing from a state prison. In a Facebook post, the Barnegat Police Department identifies the man in the images taken Wednesday morning as 38-year-old Arthur Buckel. Corrections officials say the […]
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Iraq’s PM replaces military commander over Green Zone breach

NBA - 3 hours 5 min ago

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi replaced the commander of a military division tasked with protecting the heavily fortified Green Zone Thursday after hundreds of angry anti-government protesters broke into the parliament building last week. On Saturday hundreds of protesters, mainly followers of Iraq’s influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, knocked down concrete blast […]
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Iraq’s PM replaces military commander over Green Zone breach

Seattle Seahawks - 3 hours 5 min ago

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi replaced the commander of a military division tasked with protecting the heavily fortified Green Zone Thursday after hundreds of angry anti-government protesters broke into the parliament building last week. On Saturday hundreds of protesters, mainly followers of Iraq’s influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, knocked down concrete blast […]
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