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Pharrell Williams produces Little Big Town’s upcoming record

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:42

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hit music producer and artist Pharrell Williams has produced the next album for country quartet Little Big Town, who will perform the first single on Tuesday’s season finale of “The Voice” on NBC. Their new eight-song album is called “Wanderlust.” It will be released by Capitol Records Nashville on June 10, […]
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Man accused of chaining girl in basement denies wrongdoing

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:42

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of chaining a teenage girl in his basement as punishment is denying he did anything wrong. Timothy Ciboro (SIH’-bohr-oh) said in jailhouse interviews with media outlets in Toledo that the allegations aren’t true and that the 13-year-old girl wasn’t mistreated. But he wouldn’t answer questions on whether […]
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Man accused of chaining girl in basement denies wrongdoing

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:42

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of chaining a teenage girl in his basement as punishment is denying he did anything wrong. Timothy Ciboro (SIH’-bohr-oh) said in jailhouse interviews with media outlets in Toledo that the allegations aren’t true and that the 13-year-old girl wasn’t mistreated. But he wouldn’t answer questions on whether […]
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Report: Some incorrect prisoner releases due to staff error

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:11

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department watchdog says staff error resulted in 157 federal inmates being freed either before or after their correct release dates between 2009 and 2014. An inspector general report issued Tuesday counts a total of 4,340 inmates who received “untimely” releases during those years. The report says staff error was responsible […]
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Report: Some incorrect prisoner releases due to staff error

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:11

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department watchdog says staff error resulted in 157 federal inmates being freed either before or after their correct release dates between 2009 and 2014. An inspector general report issued Tuesday counts a total of 4,340 inmates who received “untimely” releases during those years. The report says staff error was responsible […]
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Skydiving plane catches fire, explodes in crash killing 5

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:10

HONOLULU (AP) — A skydiving plane in Hawaii went up in flames just after takeoff and then exploded as it hit the ground, killing the pilot, two instructors and two tandem jumpers, fire officials and a witness said. Investigators reviewed the burned-out wreckage of the single-engine plane in a field just outside a regional airport […]
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Skydiving plane catches fire, explodes in crash killing 5

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:10

HONOLULU (AP) — A skydiving plane in Hawaii went up in flames just after takeoff and then exploded as it hit the ground, killing the pilot, two instructors and two tandem jumpers, fire officials and a witness said. Investigators reviewed the burned-out wreckage of the single-engine plane in a field just outside a regional airport […]
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Florida crews search Gulf of Mexico for missing boater

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:09

CEDAR KEY, Fla. (AP) — A search continues for a Maryland man whose boat capsized in the Gulf of Mexico off Cedar Key, Florida. The Gainesville Sun (http://bit.ly/1sO0nAX ) reports that Gilbert Valdes was on a 23-foot boat with his brother and another man when they capsized in a fast-approaching storm on Friday. All three […]
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Florida crews search Gulf of Mexico for missing boater

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:09

CEDAR KEY, Fla. (AP) — A search continues for a Maryland man whose boat capsized in the Gulf of Mexico off Cedar Key, Florida. The Gainesville Sun (http://bit.ly/1sO0nAX ) reports that Gilbert Valdes was on a 23-foot boat with his brother and another man when they capsized in a fast-approaching storm on Friday. All three […]
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Alleged Islamic State sympathizer arrested on terror charge

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:05

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bronx man has been arrested on charges he tried to provide assistance to the Islamic State. Sajmir Alimehmeti (SAHZH’-meer ah-lee-meh-MEH’-tee) was arrested Tuesday. The 22-year-old was described in court papers as repeatedly demonstrating support for the Islamic State since 2014. It was not immediately known who will represent him at […]
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Alleged Islamic State sympathizer arrested on terror charge

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:05

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bronx man has been arrested on charges he tried to provide assistance to the Islamic State. Sajmir Alimehmeti (SAHZH’-meer ah-lee-meh-MEH’-tee) was arrested Tuesday. The 22-year-old was described in court papers as repeatedly demonstrating support for the Islamic State since 2014. It was not immediately known who will represent him at […]
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Americans have disparate access to retirement plans

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:03

Americans who want to retire may face very unequal paths to get there depending on where they live. Workplace retirement plans, such as 401(k) accounts, have become a critical retirement savings tool for most Americans. Yet about 40 percent of full-time private sector workers in the U.S. lack access to an employer-based retirement saving plan. […]
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Americans have disparate access to retirement plans

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 23:03

Americans who want to retire may face very unequal paths to get there depending on where they live. Workplace retirement plans, such as 401(k) accounts, have become a critical retirement savings tool for most Americans. Yet about 40 percent of full-time private sector workers in the U.S. lack access to an employer-based retirement saving plan. […]
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French premier pushes Mideast initiative with Palestinians

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 22:56

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — France’s prime minister said Tuesday that peace between Israelis and the Palestinians is also important for security in Europe. Manuel Valls made the comments following a meeting with his Palestinian counterpart in Ramallah. “We know we, as French and Europeans, we know that our own security, our own stability depends […]
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French premier pushes Mideast initiative with Palestinians

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 22:56

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — France’s prime minister said Tuesday that peace between Israelis and the Palestinians is also important for security in Europe. Manuel Valls made the comments following a meeting with his Palestinian counterpart in Ramallah. “We know we, as French and Europeans, we know that our own security, our own stability depends […]
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Mom charged with child abuse for letting son, 11, drive cart

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 22:56

BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — A woman says she was arrested, charged with child abuse and detained for hours for letting her 11-year-old son drive a golf cart during a family vacation on a North Carolina beach resort island. Julie Mall tells The Charlotte Observer (http://bit.ly/1TshWfT ) her son asked to drive the cart […]
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Mom charged with child abuse for letting son, 11, drive cart

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 22:56

BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — A woman says she was arrested, charged with child abuse and detained for hours for letting her 11-year-old son drive a golf cart during a family vacation on a North Carolina beach resort island. Julie Mall tells The Charlotte Observer (http://bit.ly/1TshWfT ) her son asked to drive the cart […]
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The Baltimore Sun names Davis managing editor

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 22:56

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Sun has named its first African-American managing editor. Fifty-six-year-old Sam Davis is a Baltimore native who started at the Sun 36 years ago as a clerk in the sports department. He’s been an assistant managing editor for the past three years. The Sun reports (http://bsun.md/1OKZj4L ) Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Trif […]
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The Baltimore Sun names Davis managing editor

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 22:56

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Sun has named its first African-American managing editor. Fifty-six-year-old Sam Davis is a Baltimore native who started at the Sun 36 years ago as a clerk in the sports department. He’s been an assistant managing editor for the past three years. The Sun reports (http://bsun.md/1OKZj4L ) Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Trif […]
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EU leader pledges help in ending Poland’s crisis soon

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 22:53

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A senior European Union leader has pledged support in finding a solution soon to Poland’s political crisis that has strained the country’s ties with Brussels. But there seemed to be no breakthrough. European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans spoke Tuesday in Warsaw following talks with Prime Minister Beata Szydlo on the […]
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