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Producer Rick Rubin quietly receives Recording Academy honor

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:40

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music producer Rick Rubin didn’t give an acceptance speech when he received the President’s Merit Award from the Recording Academy. The 52-year-old Grammy winner didn’t even take the stage. Instead, he spoke through music, inviting two new artists to perform in his place at the Producers & Engineers Wing’s ninth annual […]
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Government spending boosted German economy in fourth quarter

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:30

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter from the quarter before thanks to higher consumer and government spending. Those domestic factors offset a downward effect from Germany’s typical strength, foreign trade. The largest of the 19 economies that use the euro currency weathered headwinds from an economic slowdown […]
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Government spending boosted German economy in fourth quarter

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:30

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter from the quarter before thanks to higher consumer and government spending. Those domestic factors offset a downward effect from Germany’s typical strength, foreign trade. The largest of the 19 economies that use the euro currency weathered headwinds from an economic slowdown […]
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Seoul, US to open talks on missile defense aimed at N. Korea

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:30

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Looking to take a harder line after North Korea’s recent nuclear test and rocket launch, Seoul and Washington will begin talks as early as next week on deploying a sophisticated U.S. missile defense system in South Korea, officials said Friday. The new tough stance follows South Korea’s decision to shut […]
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Seoul, US to open talks on missile defense aimed at N. Korea

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:30

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Looking to take a harder line after North Korea’s recent nuclear test and rocket launch, Seoul and Washington will begin talks as early as next week on deploying a sophisticated U.S. missile defense system in South Korea, officials said Friday. The new tough stance follows South Korea’s decision to shut […]
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Pakistani intelligence arrests nearly 100 militants

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:30

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s army spokesman says intelligence agencies have arrested a collective of 97 militants from three banned groups involved in a string of major terrorist attacks. Lt. Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa says the militants belonged to different groups — Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Tahrik-eTaliban Pakistan and the local al-Qaeda affiliate. He says they had been […]
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Pakistani intelligence arrests nearly 100 militants

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:30

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s army spokesman says intelligence agencies have arrested a collective of 97 militants from three banned groups involved in a string of major terrorist attacks. Lt. Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa says the militants belonged to different groups — Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Tahrik-eTaliban Pakistan and the local al-Qaeda affiliate. He says they had been […]
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Sanders online fundraising gives Clinton a run for her money

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:16

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money, $27 at a time. The insurgent Democratic presidential candidate’s success with low-dollar online fundraising perfectly complements his denouncement of big money in politics. He’s making big money, all right, but in little increments from average people. When Sanders asks his supporters […]
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Sanders online fundraising gives Clinton a run for her money

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:16

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money, $27 at a time. The insurgent Democratic presidential candidate’s success with low-dollar online fundraising perfectly complements his denouncement of big money in politics. He’s making big money, all right, but in little increments from average people. When Sanders asks his supporters […]
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Renault reports higher earnings as sales rise

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:13

PARIS (AP) — French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on its industrial turnaround plan helped drive a nearly 1 billion euro increase in its earnings last year. Europe’s number three car maker says Friday it made 2.8 billion euros ($3.2 billion) in 2015, up from 1.9 billion a year earlier. The […]
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Renault reports higher earnings as sales rise

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:13

PARIS (AP) — French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on its industrial turnaround plan helped drive a nearly 1 billion euro increase in its earnings last year. Europe’s number three car maker says Friday it made 2.8 billion euros ($3.2 billion) in 2015, up from 1.9 billion a year earlier. The […]
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Coke suspends bottling at plant at center of water dispute

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:06

NEW DELHI (AP) — Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company’s use of dwindling groundwater reserves. Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, which is a subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Co. based in Atlanta, said it was reorganizing operations across its 24 franchise bottling plants […]
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Coke suspends bottling at plant at center of water dispute

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:06

NEW DELHI (AP) — Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company’s use of dwindling groundwater reserves. Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, which is a subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Co. based in Atlanta, said it was reorganizing operations across its 24 franchise bottling plants […]
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Kasich works to assure South Carolina of conservative record

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:02

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — An energized John Kasich heads into South Carolina’s Republican presidential primary hoping to build on a strong showing in New Hampshire, but he’s refusing to tailor or shift his message to fit the state’s more conservative electorate. “People told me: ‘They’re really conservative down there,’ ” Kasich joked to […]
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Kasich works to assure South Carolina of conservative record

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:02

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — An energized John Kasich heads into South Carolina’s Republican presidential primary hoping to build on a strong showing in New Hampshire, but he’s refusing to tailor or shift his message to fit the state’s more conservative electorate. “People told me: ‘They’re really conservative down there,’ ” Kasich joked to […]
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Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevada

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:00

MILWAUKEE (AP) — In the first Democratic presidential debate since Bernie Sanders’ sweeping victory in New Hampshire’s primary, the Vermont senator sought to build upon success and introduce himself to voters who may be open to an alternative to Iowa winner Hillary Clinton. The former secretary of state, meanwhile, tried Thursday night to assure Democrats […]
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Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevada

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:00

MILWAUKEE (AP) — In the first Democratic presidential debate since Bernie Sanders’ sweeping victory in New Hampshire’s primary, the Vermont senator sought to build upon success and introduce himself to voters who may be open to an alternative to Iowa winner Hillary Clinton. The former secretary of state, meanwhile, tried Thursday night to assure Democrats […]
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Clinton, Sanders vigorously agree — except when they don’t

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:46

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vigorously agreed. Except when they didn’t. The rivals spent much of Thursday’s sixth Democratic presidential debate in a respectful discussion of their marginal differences on issues like immigration, criminal justice reform and entitlements. But both were animated when the contest turned to one of fundamental questions facing […]
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Clinton, Sanders vigorously agree — except when they don’t

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:46

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vigorously agreed. Except when they didn’t. The rivals spent much of Thursday’s sixth Democratic presidential debate in a respectful discussion of their marginal differences on issues like immigration, criminal justice reform and entitlements. But both were animated when the contest turned to one of fundamental questions facing […]
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Obama moves to protect 1.8 million acres of Calif. desert

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:40

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region’s fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational opportunities for hikers, campers, hunters and others. Obama, in California this […]
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