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Report: Children worked at a few RJR contract tobacco farms

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 05:14

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A report about the practices of farmers who sell tobacco to R.J. Reynolds shows that a few growers had children under the age of 13 working in their fields, violating a pledge by the company to ban the hiring of people so young. The report by a consulting company and released […]
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Denial, bargaining, acceptance: stages of a Trump candidacy

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 05:11

In the beginning, many took it as a joke: A billionaire developer, riding his gilded escalators down from his Manhattan penthouse, his third wife at his side, to announce he was running for president. Neil Young’s “Rockin’ in the Free World” blared from the speakers. No way could Donald Trump eclipse the seriously wonky political […]
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Denial, bargaining, acceptance: stages of a Trump candidacy

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 05:11

In the beginning, many took it as a joke: A billionaire developer, riding his gilded escalators down from his Manhattan penthouse, his third wife at his side, to announce he was running for president. Neil Young’s “Rockin’ in the Free World” blared from the speakers. No way could Donald Trump eclipse the seriously wonky political […]
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Alabama city’s leaders vote to recall bathroom ordinance

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 05:09

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Leaders of an east Alabama city have voted to recall an ordinance that would have imposed criminal penalties on people for using restrooms that don’t match their sex at birth. The Oxford City Council held a special meeting Wednesday and recalled an ordinance that members had unanimously approved last week . […]
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Alabama city’s leaders vote to recall bathroom ordinance

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 05:09

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Leaders of an east Alabama city have voted to recall an ordinance that would have imposed criminal penalties on people for using restrooms that don’t match their sex at birth. The Oxford City Council held a special meeting Wednesday and recalled an ordinance that members had unanimously approved last week . […]
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Westport and Ilwaco halibut fisheries opened Sunday with good catches

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 05:07

The halibut openers off the coast at Westport and Ilwaco started on a high note, and should remain that way provided the weather and ocean water conditions cooperate. “Fishing was really good for halibut both at Ilwaco and Westport,” said Heather Reed, the state Fish and Wildlife fish policy coordinator. “We had just a couple […]
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Westport and Ilwaco halibut fisheries opened Sunday with good catches

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 05:07

The halibut openers off the coast at Westport and Ilwaco started on a high note, and should remain that way provided the weather and ocean water conditions cooperate. “Fishing was really good for halibut both at Ilwaco and Westport,” said Heather Reed, the state Fish and Wildlife fish policy coordinator. “We had just a couple […]
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Tesla Motors 1Q net loss widens on Model X woes

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:36

DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors lost $282.3 million in the first quarter as it struggled to ramp up production of its newest vehicle, the Model X SUV. The loss, of $2.13 per share, far exceeded Wall Street’s forecasts. Analysts polled by FactSet expected a loss of 87 cents per share. Tesla delivered […]
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Tesla Motors 1Q net loss widens on Model X woes

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:36

DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors lost $282.3 million in the first quarter as it struggled to ramp up production of its newest vehicle, the Model X SUV. The loss, of $2.13 per share, far exceeded Wall Street’s forecasts. Analysts polled by FactSet expected a loss of 87 cents per share. Tesla delivered […]
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Microsoft ups Google, Box rivalry with new sharing software

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:35

Microsoft is releasing a new SharePoint, introducing phone apps designed to fix the product’s lack of mobile integration, and updating the OneDrive file-sharing apps.
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Microsoft ups Google, Box rivalry with new sharing software

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:35

Microsoft is releasing a new SharePoint, introducing phone apps designed to fix the product’s lack of mobile integration, and updating the OneDrive file-sharing apps.
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Blues’ Upshall, Hitchcock keep nervous eye on Canadian fire

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:32

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Blues forward Scottie Upshall has numerous family members who live in Fort McMurray, Alberta, including a brother and his fiancé, plus aunts, uncles and nieces. Playing Game 3 against the Dallas Stars in the second round of the playoffs was a welcome diversion from thoughts about the devastation wrought […]
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Blues’ Upshall, Hitchcock keep nervous eye on Canadian fire

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:32

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Blues forward Scottie Upshall has numerous family members who live in Fort McMurray, Alberta, including a brother and his fiancé, plus aunts, uncles and nieces. Playing Game 3 against the Dallas Stars in the second round of the playoffs was a welcome diversion from thoughts about the devastation wrought […]
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Man denies role in 1991 slaying of 5-year-old New Jersey boy

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:31

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A man who has been mentioned as an alternate suspect at a woman’s New Jersey trial over the killing of her 5-year-old son has denied any role in the boy’s 1991 death. Bernard McShane took the stand Wednesday in the murder trial of Michelle Lodzinski. She was living in Port […]
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Man denies role in 1991 slaying of 5-year-old New Jersey boy

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:31

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A man who has been mentioned as an alternate suspect at a woman’s New Jersey trial over the killing of her 5-year-old son has denied any role in the boy’s 1991 death. Bernard McShane took the stand Wednesday in the murder trial of Michelle Lodzinski. She was living in Port […]
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Whole Foods sees key sales figure decline again

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:29

NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods says sales declined 3 percent at established locations during its fiscal second quarter as it prepares to launch an offshoot chain intended to expand its customer. It marks the third straight quarterly decline for the Austin, Texas-based company, which is facing intensifying competition from traditional grocers and big box […]
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Whole Foods sees key sales figure decline again

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:29

NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods says sales declined 3 percent at established locations during its fiscal second quarter as it prepares to launch an offshoot chain intended to expand its customer. It marks the third straight quarterly decline for the Austin, Texas-based company, which is facing intensifying competition from traditional grocers and big box […]
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4 reasons why Aeropostale has lost its cool with shoppers

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:25

NEW YORK (AP) — Aeropostale Inc., once a popular mall destination for teens, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest victim in the fast-changing retail landscape. Aeropostale joins the ranks of teen retailers looking to reorganize under bankruptcy protection or have been forced to close over the past two years, including Wet […]
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4 reasons why Aeropostale has lost its cool with shoppers

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:25

NEW YORK (AP) — Aeropostale Inc., once a popular mall destination for teens, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest victim in the fast-changing retail landscape. Aeropostale joins the ranks of teen retailers looking to reorganize under bankruptcy protection or have been forced to close over the past two years, including Wet […]
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US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:21

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says a North Carolina law that limits protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws. The Obama Administration agency on Wednesday put North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on notice that that state officials must confirm by Monday that they will not comply with or implement the […]
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