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Ian Mader named AP’s news editor in Florida

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:46

MIAMI (AP) — Ian Mader, a veteran foreign correspondent with a reputation for breaking news and challenging reporters, has been named The Associated Press Florida news editor based in Miami. The appointment was announced Thursday by interim South Editor Ravi Nessman, who oversees 13 southeastern states plus the District of Columbia. “Ian is a great […]
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Ian Mader named AP’s news editor in Florida

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:46

MIAMI (AP) — Ian Mader, a veteran foreign correspondent with a reputation for breaking news and challenging reporters, has been named The Associated Press Florida news editor based in Miami. The appointment was announced Thursday by interim South Editor Ravi Nessman, who oversees 13 southeastern states plus the District of Columbia. “Ian is a great […]
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Fans can have Hendrix experience at guitarist’s London home

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:42

LONDON (AP) — When he wasn’t being a string-shredding, amp-blasting guitar hero, Jimi Hendrix liked nothing better than to sit at home drinking tea and watching the British soap opera “Coronation Street.” Hendrix’s former London apartment opens to the public this week, capturing a period when the musician was forging an international musical reputation and […]
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Fans can have Hendrix experience at guitarist’s London home

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:42

LONDON (AP) — When he wasn’t being a string-shredding, amp-blasting guitar hero, Jimi Hendrix liked nothing better than to sit at home drinking tea and watching the British soap opera “Coronation Street.” Hendrix’s former London apartment opens to the public this week, capturing a period when the musician was forging an international musical reputation and […]
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Senator scrutinizes pharma links on government pain panel

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between pharmaceutical companies and government advisers who recently criticized efforts to reduce painkiller prescribing. Sen. Ron Wyden says he has “a number of concerns” about how panelists were selected and screened for an advisory panel on pain issues that includes experts from government and outside […]
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Senator scrutinizes pharma links on government pain panel

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between pharmaceutical companies and government advisers who recently criticized efforts to reduce painkiller prescribing. Sen. Ron Wyden says he has “a number of concerns” about how panelists were selected and screened for an advisory panel on pain issues that includes experts from government and outside […]
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NYC cop on trial for fatal stairwell shooting takes stand

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:35

NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer took the stand Monday to give his account of the deadly shooting of an unarmed man in a darkened stairwell of a public housing complex. Officer Peter Liang is charged with manslaughter in the 2014 death of Akai Gurley in the Louis Pink Houses in Brooklyn. Liang began […]
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NYC cop on trial for fatal stairwell shooting takes stand

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:35

NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer took the stand Monday to give his account of the deadly shooting of an unarmed man in a darkened stairwell of a public housing complex. Officer Peter Liang is charged with manslaughter in the 2014 death of Akai Gurley in the Louis Pink Houses in Brooklyn. Liang began […]
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US stocks open lower; energy sector sinks along with oil

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:17

U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in early trading Monday, putting the market on track for its second sizeable loss in a row. Technology, financial and energy stocks were among the biggest decliners. The slide followed steep drops in Europe. Crude oil prices slumped again. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 309 points, or […]
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US stocks open lower; energy sector sinks along with oil

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:17

U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in early trading Monday, putting the market on track for its second sizeable loss in a row. Technology, financial and energy stocks were among the biggest decliners. The slide followed steep drops in Europe. Crude oil prices slumped again. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 309 points, or […]
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Man accused of stealing police badges while being questioned

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:13

IRWIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man stole several police badges while he was being held for questioning in a domestic dispute. Police say 26-year-old Robert Dingeldein stole the badges Oct. 30 while being questioned by Irwin police. The small town has all its borough offices in one building, so Dingeldein was held […]
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Man accused of stealing police badges while being questioned

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:13

IRWIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man stole several police badges while he was being held for questioning in a domestic dispute. Police say 26-year-old Robert Dingeldein stole the badges Oct. 30 while being questioned by Irwin police. The small town has all its borough offices in one building, so Dingeldein was held […]
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Giant red carpet for Egypt leader’s motorcade sparks uproar

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:32

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is facing criticism after a massive red carpet was laid over public roads for his motorcade during a trip to open a social housing project in a Cairo suburb. Images of the giant red carpet prompted a wave of ridicule on social media, with a hashtag mocking the […]
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Giant red carpet for Egypt leader’s motorcade sparks uproar

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:32

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is facing criticism after a massive red carpet was laid over public roads for his motorcade during a trip to open a social housing project in a Cairo suburb. Images of the giant red carpet prompted a wave of ridicule on social media, with a hashtag mocking the […]
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Cruise ship damaged by wind in Atlantic; no guest injuries

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:26

MIAMI (AP) — A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean, forcing passengers to stay in their cabins, but no injuries were reported. Royal Caribbean said in a statement Monday that the ship Anthem of the Seas was damaged in some public areas and guest staterooms. Royal […]
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Cruise ship damaged by wind in Atlantic; no guest injuries

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:26

MIAMI (AP) — A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean, forcing passengers to stay in their cabins, but no injuries were reported. Royal Caribbean said in a statement Monday that the ship Anthem of the Seas was damaged in some public areas and guest staterooms. Royal […]
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Philippine autonomy delay stalls disarming of Muslim rebels

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:26

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine rebel leader says Congress’ failure to pass a Muslim autonomy bill as part of a new peace pact will delay a program to disarm thousands of guerrillas in the country’s south. Mohagher Iqbal said Monday that his rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, will stick with the 2014 […]
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Philippine autonomy delay stalls disarming of Muslim rebels

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:26

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine rebel leader says Congress’ failure to pass a Muslim autonomy bill as part of a new peace pact will delay a program to disarm thousands of guerrillas in the country’s south. Mohagher Iqbal said Monday that his rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, will stick with the 2014 […]
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Senegal fears extremism amid imam arrests, regional attacks

NBA - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:21

KAOLACK, Senegal (AP) — Dozens of armed security forces descended on the Quranic school at night, arresting an imam suspected of having links to Islamic extremists in Nigeria. As the forces encircled the home of Imam Alioune Badara Ndao, 300 boys from his boarding school ran into the dirt courtyard, panicked at the sudden appearance […]
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Senegal fears extremism amid imam arrests, regional attacks

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:21

KAOLACK, Senegal (AP) — Dozens of armed security forces descended on the Quranic school at night, arresting an imam suspected of having links to Islamic extremists in Nigeria. As the forces encircled the home of Imam Alioune Badara Ndao, 300 boys from his boarding school ran into the dirt courtyard, panicked at the sudden appearance […]
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