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US places 5 countries on trade monitoring list

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 04:36

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department has placed five countries — China, Japan, Germany, South Korea and Taiwan — on a new monitoring list designed to pressure foreign governments to tackle large trade imbalances with the United States. The action was disclosed in a report to Congress, which did not designate any nation as a […]
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US places 5 countries on trade monitoring list

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 04:36

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department has placed five countries — China, Japan, Germany, South Korea and Taiwan — on a new monitoring list designed to pressure foreign governments to tackle large trade imbalances with the United States. The action was disclosed in a report to Congress, which did not designate any nation as a […]
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Parents of boy who vanished in 1997 charged with murder

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 04:32

HONOLULU (AP) — The parents of a Hawaii boy who has been missing for nearly 20 years have been charged with murder after authorities reopened the case and re-evaluated the evidence. The boy’s parents have long been suspects in the 1997 disappearance of then 6-year-old “Peter Boy” Kema, but prosecutors said there hadn’t been enough […]
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Parents of boy who vanished in 1997 charged with murder

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 04:32

HONOLULU (AP) — The parents of a Hawaii boy who has been missing for nearly 20 years have been charged with murder after authorities reopened the case and re-evaluated the evidence. The boy’s parents have long been suspects in the 1997 disappearance of then 6-year-old “Peter Boy” Kema, but prosecutors said there hadn’t been enough […]
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60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 04:29

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — It literally was a whale of a job. Crews on Friday finished removing the 60,000-ton carcass of a rotting whale from a Southern California beach. A contractor working for the state parks department spent two days using an excavator to cut up the 40-foot whale, which was hauled off to […]
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60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 04:29

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — It literally was a whale of a job. Crews on Friday finished removing the 60,000-ton carcass of a rotting whale from a Southern California beach. A contractor working for the state parks department spent two days using an excavator to cut up the 40-foot whale, which was hauled off to […]
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4 more added to jury pool in trial of boy’s death in hot SUV

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:53

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A judge has approved four more jurors for the jury pool for a trial to decide the fate of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son to die in a hot SUV. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://on-ajc.com/1TjWw3P ) that Cobb County Superior Court Judge Mary Staley on Friday […]
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4 more added to jury pool in trial of boy’s death in hot SUV

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:53

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A judge has approved four more jurors for the jury pool for a trial to decide the fate of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son to die in a hot SUV. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://on-ajc.com/1TjWw3P ) that Cobb County Superior Court Judge Mary Staley on Friday […]
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Prince death investigation focuses on flight, drugs, doctor

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:52

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing drugs for the musician in the weeks before he was found dead at his suburban Minneapolis home. A guide to the latest developments: ___ INQUIRY INTO EMERGENCY LANDING Questions about Prince’s health surfaced April 15, when his […]
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Prince death investigation focuses on flight, drugs, doctor

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:52

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing drugs for the musician in the weeks before he was found dead at his suburban Minneapolis home. A guide to the latest developments: ___ INQUIRY INTO EMERGENCY LANDING Questions about Prince’s health surfaced April 15, when his […]
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Cleveland Browns owner loses round in deposition fight

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:46

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is a step closer to having to answer questions about fraud at the truck stop chain where he is president and CEO. Haslam has denied any knowledge of the fraud that has cost Pilot Flying J $177 million in settlements with customers and the government. He […]
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Cleveland Browns owner loses round in deposition fight

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:46

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is a step closer to having to answer questions about fraud at the truck stop chain where he is president and CEO. Haslam has denied any knowledge of the fraud that has cost Pilot Flying J $177 million in settlements with customers and the government. He […]
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Oh smack: Garbage truck hits Alaskan Way Viaduct

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:41

A garbage truck hit the Alaskan Way Viaduct around noon Friday, causing police to block off a few blocks to both cars and pedestrians in Belltown.
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Oh smack: Garbage truck hits Alaskan Way Viaduct

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:41

A garbage truck hit the Alaskan Way Viaduct around noon Friday, causing police to block off a few blocks to both cars and pedestrians in Belltown.
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Romania: police confiscate Byzantine coins from British man

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:38

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian border police say they have confiscated 71 Byzantine coins from a British citizen traveling from Turkey to Romania. Police said in a statement Friday they found the coins in five plastic bags Thursday in the luggage of a 43-year-old man as he crossed into Romania from Bulgaria on a bus. […]
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Romania: police confiscate Byzantine coins from British man

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:38

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian border police say they have confiscated 71 Byzantine coins from a British citizen traveling from Turkey to Romania. Police said in a statement Friday they found the coins in five plastic bags Thursday in the luggage of a 43-year-old man as he crossed into Romania from Bulgaria on a bus. […]
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Across Arizona, parents name children after Pat Tillman

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:35

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Doctors told Jeff Okrepkie and Stephanie Ottolini not to expect children. Though her cervical cancer had been in remission since 2012, the odds of conception were minimal. So when Stephanie became pregnant, the couple wanted a special name for what they considered a miracle baby. Girls’ names came quickly: Quinn, Arabella […]
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Across Arizona, parents name children after Pat Tillman

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:35

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Doctors told Jeff Okrepkie and Stephanie Ottolini not to expect children. Though her cervical cancer had been in remission since 2012, the odds of conception were minimal. So when Stephanie became pregnant, the couple wanted a special name for what they considered a miracle baby. Girls’ names came quickly: Quinn, Arabella […]
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Exxon sees smallest profit in 16 years, Chevron posts loss

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:32

DALLAS (AP) — Motorists are saving billions on cheaper gasoline, but the long slump in oil prices is taking a heavy toll on companies that find and produce crude. Exxon Mobil posted its smallest quarterly profit in more than 16 years Friday, while Chevron lost $725 million, its worst showing since 2002, and raised the […]
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China ambassador says North Korean proposal merits study

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:32

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China’s U.N. ambassador says a North Korea proposal under which Pyongyang would halt its nuclear program if the U.S. and South Korea suspend joint military exercises merits consideration. “I think anything, anything, any proposal, no matter where the proposal comes from, so long it is conducive to a negotiated solution that […]
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